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Diego Sanchez: Frankie Edgar Is the 'Best Wrestler in MMA,' Better Than GSP

Bleacherreport.com  -  UFC featherweight contender Frankie Edgar is receiving high praise from fans, reporters and fellow fighters alike after his brutal mauling of Cub Swanson at UFC Fight Night 57, but the highest praise may have been that given by lightweight staple Diego Sanchez. Shortly after The Answer scored the latest submission in UFC history, tapping Swanson with a neck crank with just four seconds remai 10 hours

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Georges St-Pierre Remains Uncertain About Return to MMA

Bleacherreport.com  -  It's been nearly a year since Georges St-Pierre hung up his gloves and vacated his welterweight title, but the world is still waiting to hear word of a return.Less than a month after his controversial split-decision victory over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in November 2013, the man widely regarded as the greatest fighter to ever compete at 170 pounds decided he needed a break from the sport. The F 5 days

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On Super Saturday, Bellator, UFC, WSOF All Exposed Some Fading MMA Stars

Bleacherreport.com  -  If fan interest is any indication, Super Saturday was a big success. No one will know anything for sure until the final viewing estimates roll in, but at a glance it seems UFC 180, Bellator 131 and World Series of Fighting 15—all three promotions competing head to head for the first time—yielded some nice dividends for combat sports lovers.At UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum landed a flying k 7 days

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Power Ranking the 10 Best MMA Fights to Watch on November 15

Bleacherreport.com  -  November 15 will be packed with MMA action, and quality MMA action at that. Three of the top MMA promotions in the world will run cards on Saturday with 36 fights in total.UFC 180 hits Mexico City for an 11-fight card. The action starts on UFC Fight Pass (subscription required) and moves to Fox Sports 1 to cap off the preliminary action. Then the main card kicks off on pay-per-view, headlined by 11 days

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Chael Sonnen Returns to Television as an MMA Analyst for ESPN

Bleacherreport.com  -  Chael Sonnen will be returning to your television screens as an analyst sooner than you may have expected.The Associated Press reports Sonnen has been hired by ESPN to be their newest MMA analyst. "I love to break down fights," Sonnen told The Associated Press. "I love to watch them. The fact that ESPN will allow me to do that on the air in a fancy suit and call it a job, it's what I would b 12 days

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ESPN Hires "The UFC's Skip Bayless" As MMA Analyst

Feeds.gawker.com  -  Disgraced former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen—who has retired and is banned from fighting by the Nevada Athletic Commission until mid-2016 because of two failed drug tests (which also cost him his job as a UFC broadcaster for Fox Sports)—is joining ESPN as an MMA analyst, the AP reported Tuesday. ESPN says he will debut later this week, prior to UFC 180. Read more... 12 days

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Women's MMA Fighter Delivers Brutal Spinning Backfist Knockout

Bleacherreport.com  -  With a devastating spinning backfist, amateur bantamweight prospect Jessica Middleton earned herself a place in the nightmares of fighters everywhere. At BlackOut Fighting Championship 26 on November 8 in Kansas City, Missouri, Middleton dropped opponent Holly Torrez to the mat in a cold, unconscious heap.Torrez fully paid the price when she bit on a one-two-punch decoy that Middle 12 days

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Heavyweight MMA Fighter Guram Gugenishvili Dead Following Car Wreck

Bleacherreport.com  -  Guram Gugenishvili, an MMA heavyweight who made a name for himself in Europe and as an international prospect, has reportedly died as a result of injuries suffered in a vehicle collision. He was 28.The news was initially made public Sunday morning through Russia-based MMA promotion M-1 Global's Facebook page."He was going to fight in Japan at the end of 2014 and come back to M-1 Global in 2015," 14 days

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