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Why the UFC Should Book Conor McGregor vs. The Korean Zombie

Bleacherreport.com  -  It's becoming more and more apparent that Irish sensation Conor McGregor is on his way to becoming the biggest superstar in mixed martial arts.That's not just us writers blowing smoke up his you-know-what, it's relevant in the way he conducts himself inside and outside of the Octagon.As the unofficial front man for European MMA's American invasion, McGregor has already inherited a shoulder-shatte 15 days

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Wanderlei Silva: There's No Way UFC Fighters Should Earn $4K, $8K for a Fight

Bleacherreport.com  -  Former Pride champion and UFC fighter Wanderlei Silva believes that while he was compensated fairly by the world's premier mixed martial arts organization, up-and-coming competitors deserve fatter checks for their efforts. "The Axe Murderer" told Submission Radio earlier on Tuesday that while his personal relationship with UFC president Dana White is fine, that isn't going to make him s 16 days

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UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC Fight Night 53 & 54

Bleacherreport.com  -  On a day when 46 competitors stepped into the Octagon, Rory MacDonald made the biggest impact.The Canadian started out with a conservative approach against Tarec Saffiedine on Saturday. However, MacDonald was able to knock his opponent to the canvas and record a knockout victory by landing a left hook during a combination in the third round.MacDonald now has a strong argument that he should be ne 16 days

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The 10 Best UFC Fights to Close out 2014

Bleacherreport.com  -  We've had an extraordinary amount of mixed martial arts in 2014. Too much MMA, if you ask some folks (myself included). With a Fight Pass card nearly every weekend and multiple UFC events in the same day, it can be information overload for the MMA fan who would rather have things curated. That's what I'm here for. There are plenty of UFC events remaining in 2014, but I'm here today to give y 16 days

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5 Successful UFC Veterans Who Failed to Make the TUF House

Bleacherreport.com  -  The elimination round. It was a concept that The Ultimate Fighter incorporated to rid the show of fighters who "didn't want to be there" or didn't deserve to be there.Brought in for the seventh season of the show, it is a concept we have seen for the most part since then. In most cases, it has separated the best fighters from the worst fighters.Of course, that is not always how it goes. In fact, 16 days

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5 UFC Fighters Who Have Fallen off the Radar

Bleacherreport.com  -  The world of MMA can be tricky to navigate. It's even harder when the pressure of competing in the Octagon is added on top of an already high-pressure situation.Fighters are only as good as their last fight, and some guys have struggled with that recently. Staying active is a surefire way to get fans to pay attention to your career, but so too is winning.The fighters on this list have fallen comp 16 days

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The UFC Needs New Blood at the Top of These 3 Divisions

Bleacherreport.com  -  There are some divisions in the UFC where the talent pool seems endless. Classes like lightweight, featherweight, and welterweight have always had a constant stream of contenders rising up through the ranks. Not every weight class has had this luxury recently, and there are a few that could use some new blood to make things more interesting.The 155-pound class has always been known for its depth, 17 days

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This Kangaroo Fight Is Better Than Most Boxing And UFC Matches

Feeds.gawker.com  -  I have no good theories about why these two kangaroos are fighting—is there territory or a food source to be fought over in the middle of the suburbs?—so I can only assume that they are fighting because they crave combat. Read more... 17 days

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