1. Conor McGregor Insists He Won't Vacate Featherweight Title After UFC 205

    Conor McGregor will have his chance to make history at UFC 205, where he will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title, and fight to become the first person to hold two UFC belts at the same time...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 8,442 reads 82 comments

  2. UFC Fight Night 95 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 96

    UFC Fight Night 95 is in the books. The results are as follows: Main Card on Fox Sports 1 (10 p.m. ET) Cris Cyborg def. Lina Lansberg , TKO (Round 2, 2:29) Renan Barao def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 9,860 reads 14 comments

  3. Cris Cyborg vs. Lina Lansberg Results and Reaction from UFC Fight Night 95

    Cris Cyborg is a legitimate draw in MMA . She proved that at UFC 198 and, while the company has done everything in its power to pit fans against her, the UFC has never been above ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 13,470 reads 25 comments

  4. UFC Fight Night 95 Predictions: Bleacher Report Main Card Staff Picks

    Another weekend, another UFC event that lacks star power. We're six weeks into what will go down as one of the most brutal slogs in MMA history, with UFC events on almost every single Saturday from here until year's end...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 16,074 reads 17 comments

  5. Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez in Doubt After Wild News Day

    A day ago, a superfight between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 was all but a certainty...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 21,810 reads 128 comments

  6. B/R Weekly Rushdown: Jeremy Lin in the 'Dota 2' Business, ELEAGUE Overwatch Open

    Another week, another series of shakeups in the world of esports . The League of Legends Championship Series, ELEAGUE Season 2 and other major ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 481 reads 0 comments

  7. How the UFC Turned Its Bonus System into a Weapon

    The UFC's bonus system has long been one of the promotion's most powerful tools for both attracting and retaining fighters...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 20,479 reads 22 comments

  8. UFC Fight Night 94 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into Fight Night 95

    UFC Fight Night 94 is in the books. The results are as follows: Main Card on Fox Sports 1 Michael Johnson def. Dustin Poirier , knockout (Round 1, 1:35) Derek Brunson def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 16,312 reads 44 comments

  9. Dota 2 Rosters Locked: What Do Teams Look Like After Post-TI6 Shuffle?

    After a hectic month of shuffling, the Dota 2 Majors registration period is over. Rosters are locked, and fans can finally start exploring the game's new competitive landscape...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 1,453 reads 1 comments

  10. Dustin Poirier vs. Michael Johnson Results and Reaction from UFC Fight Night 94

    Dustin Poirier and Michael Johnson entered UFC Fight Night 94 trending in opposite directions. Exiting The Ultimate Fighter season 12, there were generally high hopes surrounding Johnson, and for good cause...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 10,282 reads 26 comments

  11. With Robbie Lawler Out, Donald Cerrone Gets New Opponent for UFC 205

    The UFC wants its first trip to New York since 1995 to be a special one, so they're turning to one of their most popular fighters. According to ESPN's Brett Okamoto , Donald Cerrone has been added to the UFC 205 card...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 9,315 reads 47 comments

  12. B/R Weekly Rushdown: Professional Esports Association Formed, Evo Japan Details

    There weren't many tournaments in esports this week. There weren't many major signings. Nobody got banned from anything. No teams were sold. There were, however, some major business-end news stories that are worth talking about...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 315 reads 0 comments

  13. UFC 204: Bisping vs. Henderson Early Full Card Preview and Prediction

    Much like UFC 203, the UFC found a hot hand wearing a gold belt and decided to make something of it. The hot hand at UFC 204 is Michael Bisping, and the something is the UFC's first pay-per-view card in England...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 28,118 reads 61 comments

  14. UFC 203 Results: 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC Fight Night 94

    UFC 203 is in the books. The results are as follows: UFC 203 Main Card Stipe Miocic def. Alistair Overeem, knockout (Round 1, 4:27) Fabricio Werdum def. Travis Browne, unanimous decision (29-27, 29-28, 30-27) Mickey Gall def...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 8,888 reads 27 comments

  15. Fabricio Werdum vs. Travis Browne: One of the Grossest, Weirdest MMA Fights Ever

    After a good night's rest (but not really), it's hard not to look back on UFC 203 with a raised eyebrow. There was no question that it was a solid event...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 34,128 reads 42 comments

  16. Mickey Gall Wisely Calls out Sage Northcutt After Running Through CM Punk

    Mickey Gall scored a huge, potentially career-making win over former WWE- wrestler-turned- MMA -fighter CM Punk , but he wasn't just content in pocketing the win...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 10,492 reads 51 comments

  17. Fabricio Werdum Kicks Travis Browne's Coach in Cage After Fight at UFC 203

    UFC 203 will go down as one of the UFC's stranger cards, but even on a night with a 0-0 ex-WWE wrestler making his MMA debut, nothing tops what happened after the co-main event fight between Fabricio Werdum and Travis Browne ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 111,351 reads 60 comments

  18. Urijah Faber vs. Jimmie Rivera Results: Winner and Reaction from UFC 203

    Win or lose, Urijah Faber was going to give fans something to be sad about at UFC 203. The California Kid is officially the California Middle-Aged Man at this point, and while ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 5 months ago 13,929 reads 15 comments

  19. CM Punk: The 7 Moments That Led Him to WWE Stardom and to UFC 203

    CM Punk achieved some of the greatest feats in professional wrestling, working his way from Illinois bingo halls to tightly packed football stadiums and putting on some of the best matches in history...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 23,206 reads 30 comments

  20. B/R Weekly Rushdown: Conor McGregor in 'CoD: Infinite War,' More 'LoL' Drama

    It's been a slow week for eSports as a whole, but League of Legends made sure to pack in a whole month of news over the last seven days...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 702 reads 3 comments

  21. CM Punk's UFC Debut: Definitive Timeline of Ex-WWE Star's Long Road to UFC 203

    The day is nearly upon us. Five-time world champion in the WWE CM Punk is finally, finally going to step into the Octagon at UFC 203 on Saturday...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 15,571 reads 33 comments

  22. Bleacher Report MMA Rankings for September 2016 Ahead of UFC 203

    It's been a while, folks, but the Bleacher Report MMA rankings are back! It's been a hectic month-and-a-half, with a number of major events and a number of good fights going down across nearly every major promotion...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 12,257 reads 38 comments

  23. 5 Burning Questions Heading into UFC 203

    UFC Fight Night 93 is in the books. Next up? UFC 203 on Saturday, September 10. Alistair Overeem, Fabricio Werdum , Stipe Miocic—a whole lot of heavyweight champions are ...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 23,642 reads 76 comments

  24. Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett: Results and Reaction from UFC Fight Night 93

    Andrei Arlovski and Josh Barnett were in identical positions entering Fight Night 93. Both are former UFC heavyweight champions. Both had late-in-career resurgences after rejoining the UFC...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 3,233 reads 5 comments

  25. CM Punk: Vince McMahon Is 'Currently Bankrolling a Lawsuit Against Me'

    If anyone thought things between WWE and professional wrestler-turned- MMA fighter CM Punk were straightened out, think again...

    Steven Rondina Written by Steven Rondina about 6 months ago 29,203 reads 40 comments