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The Biggest MMA Turkeys in 2014

Bleacherreport.com  -  Gobble gobble.I love the holidays. The story ideas are so easy. I can just name a bunch of things about MMA I don't like and, boom, biggest turkeys. And it's a recurring thing, too. But this Thanksgiving, it's more than a mere gimmick. This has not been a banner year for MMA. Did it have its moments? Sure it did. But were most of those moments bad? Yeah.With the arrests and the subpar f 1 day 5 hours

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UFC Star Conor McGregor, Bellator and More: An MMA Thanksgiving

Bleacherreport.com  -  It hasn't been the easiest year to be an MMA fan. Between the UFC's precipitous financial decline, decimated fight cards and what seemed to be a bizarre crime ring made up exclusively of fringe fighters, 2014 was far from a banner year.But you know us—here at B/R MMA we look for the slightest glimmers of hope and hang on with both hands. Could this year have been better? Sure. Did we someti 1 day 6 hours

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MMA Fighter Creates App, Hopes to Bring Excitement to Fans, Money to Fighters

Bleacherreport.com  -  Professional MMA fighter Joel Thomas learned a valuable lesson when he strapped a shock collar around his neck, hopped across the yard's boundary and got zapped into another dimension. People will do some crazy stuff when money is on the line. "Me and my buddies were drinking and partying and whatnot, and somebody brought out a shock collar, and they're like, 'Hey, man, I'll give you fi 2 days

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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 4 days

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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 9 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 11 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 15 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 16 days

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