1. UFC Fight Night 39 Video Highlights: Watch Roy Nelson's Big Knockout of Nogueira

    Sometimes, MMA is not rocket science. One of those times came during the main event of UFC Fight Night 39, which went down Friday from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates...

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  2. UFC Fight Night 39 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Nelson vs. Nogueira

    UFC Fight Night 39 began with a no-contest. And it didn't end with much of one, either. In the main event of the card, which took place in Abu Dhabi and aired Friday in the United ...

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  3. UFC Fight Night 39 Live Results, Play-by-Play and Main Card Highlights

    Boom. UFC Fight Night 39 ended with an exclamation point in Abu Dhabi when heavyweight Roy Nelson landed several of his signature overhand right hands to knock out legendary but aging Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira in the evening's main event...

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  4. The Beaten Path: James Brum Will Do Just About Anything for a Fan—or a Fight

    Think your favorite fighter is fan-friendly? If so, what you’re about to read might make you sick. "I was ill at a fight, but I kept it a secret...I managed to win, but I was totally ill after...

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  5. Early Look at the Top Candidates for the 2015 Wooden and Naismith Awards

    This would be college basketball's hot stove season if it wasn't just so doggone pleasant outside. As it is, this is more like cool-lemonade season. But don't let the shorter sleeves and westerly air flows fool you...

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  6. Nelson vs. Nogueira: A Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 39

    UFC Fight Night 39 goes down this Friday from Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. It is also the second fight card to air entirely on the UFC's new Fight Pass service...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 5 months ago 8,879 reads 9 comments

  7. Kentucky Basketball Recruiting: Grades from 2014 McDonald's All-American Game

    It's funny how almost every one of college basketball's blue-blood programs actually competes in a blue uniform...

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  8. The Beaten Path: 5 MMA Prospects to Watch in April

    April is not the cruelest month for MMA fans, at least not this year. The harbinger of spring is loaded with action, from the top of the UFC mountain to the first few links in the food chain...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 9,509 reads 2 comments

  9. UFC Fight Bonuses for the Month of March

    Sometimes a man has to stand up against the tide. Today, that standing man is me. In February, the UFC community was shaken to its core when the promotion changed its post-fight bonus structure...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 5,008 reads 8 comments

  10. World Series of Fighting 9: Recap and Full Results from Carl vs. Palhares

    The World Series of Fighting promotion brought out several of its biggest names, old and new, for WSOF 9, held Saturday in Las Vegas...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 15,629 reads 61 comments

  11. Bellator 114: Recap and Full Results from Shlemenko vs. Ward

    Alexander Shlemenko won his 50th pro MMA bout Friday night with a sudden second-round submission defeat of Brennan Ward to retain his Bellator middleweight title. A hotly contested first round saw the two men exchange several powerful strikes...

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  12. After Fighter Death and Horrendous Stoppage, EFC Africa Should Reexamine Itself

    In the replays, you can see the black armbands. If only those things were acknowledging a dead promotion, instead of a dead fighter. On Thursday, EFC Africa chose to honor Booto Guylain by having its fighters wear those armbands...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 18,071 reads 28 comments

  13. The Beaten Path: Prospect Ozzy Dugulubgov and the MMA Hotbed of North Caucasus

    It’s the North Caucasian Invasion. Easy enough to label it something else. You know, slap it with the Russian Revolution moniker, then tie it up in a neat collection of ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 1,195 reads 0 comments

  14. Sweet 16 2014: Underrated Players to Watch in Regional Semifinals

    Remember the push brooms. Over the past four days, these humble cleaning tools and the brave men and women who operate them worked around the clock in office break rooms, sports taverns and college dorm corridors around this nation...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 9,632 reads 24 comments

  15. March Madness 2014 Bracket: 10 Fun Ways to Make Winning Picks

    Every college basketball fan understands the cliche, because every college basketball fan has been there. You watch games throughout the season, ramping up when the winter weather starts to break...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 13,825 reads 10 comments

  16. Shogun vs. Henderson 2: A Complete Guide to UFC Fight Night 38

    The first time Dan Henderson and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua met, it was a true, instant, all-time classic. That was 2011. Ever since, people have been excited for a rematch of the close, back-and-forth contest...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 42,906 reads 51 comments

  17. Top Seeds with the Toughest Road to the 2014 Final Four

    A poker player is only as good as the cards on the table. It's much the same for the nation's top college basketball teams around this time of the year. That's especially true in 2014, when so many observers see plenty of parity in the field...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 9,089 reads 18 comments

  18. Carlos Condit vs. Tyron Woodley Video: Highlights from Woodley's Injury TKO Win

    A win is a win. Tyron Woodley's TKO victory Saturday night was caused in part by a strange injury to Carlos Condit, but it was a win nonetheless and will surely move Woodley farther up the UFC welterweight rankings...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 17,292 reads 8 comments

  19. Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler Fight Video: Highlights from 5-Round Title War

    Johny Hendricks outlasted Robbie Lawler over five rounds Saturday night to win a unanimous decision and the welterweight title at UFC 171 in Dallas...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 34,447 reads 5 comments

  20. UFC 171 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Hendricks vs. Lawler

    Saturday night, for the first time in six years, a fighter not named Georges St-Pierre donned the UFC welterweight title belt...

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  21. Overrated Teams You Should Be Wary of Picking in Your March Madness Pool

    It is entirely possible that nothing else in the sports world makes a person look as smart—or as dumb—as taking a big flier in the NCAA basketball tournament. Is there a lot of guesswork involved in that endeavor? Yes, there certainly is...

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  22. The Beaten Path: For Prospect Alex White, Gasoline, Burgers Led to Success

    One part McDonald’s. One part gasoline. Put down the anarchist manifesto. This isn’t the recipe for some kind of low-grade chemical weapon but rather for an undefeated ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 4,464 reads 7 comments

  23. Hendricks vs. Lawler: A Complete Guide to Full UFC 171 Fight Card

    The UFC is doing its best to pretend it doesn't remember that Georges St-Pierre ever existed. Luckily, it has two pretty hot commodities helping it rebound from the heartache...

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  24. WSOF President Ray Sefo, 43, Wants to Return to Kickboxing

    Ray Sefo has that itch again. The 43-year-old former kickboxing champion, ex- MMA fighter and current president of the World Series of Fighting MMA promotion said in an interview ...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 6 months ago 8,479 reads 8 comments

  25. Ranking the 10 Most Physical Players in College Basketball

    In college basketball, often it's the guards who get all the gaudy stats, cheers and column inches. But the flashy guys can't shine without the ones who do the dirty work...

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