1. Strikeforce Vs. The UFC: a Comparison with Other Professional Sports

    Strikeforce has become the new “David” in the “David and Goliath” saga of The UFC vs. the rest...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about almost 5 years ago 511 reads 10 comments

  2. Lesnar, St. Pierre, and Henderson: Good Wrestlers Win Big at UFC

    In the aftermath of a historical UFC 100 event, one thing is for certain, strong wrestling is a key to success in MMA, especially when combined with another discipline...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 5 years ago 1,517 reads 6 comments

  3. Roddick and Federer: The Tennis World Is Bitter Sweet

    Not more than two months ago, Rafael Nadal was on top of the ATP sitting at world No. 1, having won the 2008 French Open, Wimbledon, the Olympics, and the 2009 Australian Open. Nadal had himself a tremendous 2008, and was shaping up to have a great 2009..

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 5 years ago 918 reads 3 comments

  4. Rafael Nadal's Withdraws From Wimbledon

    Just today, defending Wimbledon champion Rafael Nadal has announced that he will not be defending his Wimbledon title. The 23-year old sixtime grand slam champion and Olympic gold medalist had a great 2008 and beginning of 2009...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 5 years ago 924 reads 12 comments

  5. Mirko Cro Cop May Still Be with the UFC

    Mirko Cro Cop, after beating Mustapha Al Turk, was rumored to have already signed for three fights with Dream. The only time the UFC has ever signed a fighter to a one-fight contract ended up looking like a big burn for Dana White and company...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 5 years ago 521 reads 4 comments

  6. UFC 98: Lyoto Machida Answers Questions and Erases Any Misconceptions

    In the second round of the UFC 98 main event, Lyoto Machida answered all the questions and misconceptions the MMA world had about him prior to this fight...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 5 years ago 419 reads 2 comments

  7. Beyond the World of Sports from Warrick Dunn to Roger Federer

    Athletes today are more then just athletes they are professionals in the spot light. How an athlete conducts themselves outside of their respective sports has an effect on how the public looks up to them...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 5 years ago 172 reads 2 comments

  8. UFC 98: Jackson vs. Versus Evans, Too Bad for Lyoto Machida

    UFC 96 turned out to be decent for a card that on paper didn’t look as good as some of its predecessors. There were no title fights and the point of UFC 96 was to decide match-ups for ...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 5 years ago 1,118 reads 18 comments

  9. UFC 94, Australian Open Final and Super Bowl XLIII One Wild Sports Weekend

    It isn’t often that sports fans can sit down on the weekend and watch some of the biggest moments in sports history unfold in three different sports...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 5 years ago 145 reads 0 comments

  10. Fedor Knocks Out Arlovski, The Aftermath for the UFC and the Heavyweight Picture

    The WAMMA heavyweight title was put on the line last night by Fedor Emelianenko, going up against the former UFC heavyweight champion and No. 1 heavyweight contender Andrei Arlovski...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 5 years ago 2,418 reads 12 comments

  11. Dark-Horse Cardinals Have Kurt Warner, Larry Fitzgerald To Thank

    The Arizona Cardinals came into the 2008 season as one of the worst franchises to ever set foot in the NFL. To put it in perspective, this post-season is the first time the team has won two playoff games in a row in 60 years...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 5 years ago 561 reads 0 comments

  12. NFC Semifinals: Cardinals/Panther and Eagles/Giants

    Wild-card weekend has passed. There were some very exciting games and some surprise endings. Now we are getting ready for some interesting matchups in the NFC semifinals this coming weekend...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 5 years ago 192 reads 2 comments

  13. IIHF World Juniors Canada-Russia, Jordan Eberle the Hero

    Living in the great frozen north of Canada, makes it difficult not to be a fan of the good old hockey game. I would imagine hockey plays the same role for people living in another sub zero country called Russia...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 5 years ago 2,588 reads 4 comments

  14. After Frank Mir's KO of Antonio Nogueira at Heavyweight, What Will 2009 Bring?

    Last night's UFC 92 and what has been happening in the UFC heavyweight division over the last couple of months is raising some interesting questions and topics for discussion...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 5 years ago 352 reads 2 comments

  15. UFC 94: St. Pierre vs Penn—BJ Penn Has a Puncher's Chance

    Super Bowl XLIII won’t be the only major sporting event taking place on the weekend of January 31st 2009. UFC 94 is scheduled to hold another one of those increasingly popular “Super Fights” between George St...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 5 years ago 1,639 reads 19 comments

  16. UFC 91: Brock Lesnar Fights Randy Couture, A Lot on the Line for Both

    Putting together the Couture vs. Lesnar fight for the UFC from a business standpoint is absolutely huge. The number of pay per views will probably be record breaking for the UFC on November 15 no doubt...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about almost 6 years ago 2,038 reads 18 comments

  17. US Open 2008: Rafael Nadal loses to Andy Murray, is He a Hard Court Contender?

    I have been discussing Nadal’s recent run since the French Open with some avid tennis fans and players. Many people seem to feel he was much too defensive and used too much spin to win anything of importance on hard courts or grass...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about almost 6 years ago 1,025 reads 0 comments

  18. UFC 87 Seek and Destroy: Brock Lesnar Destroys Heath Herring

    This past weekend’s UFC 87: Seek and Destroy involved some great fights across the board. It was great to see George St. Pierre defend his title and the sportsmanship between him and Fitch was great...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 6 years ago 8,501 reads 23 comments

  19. Open Mic: Retirement Brett Favre to Gretzky to Barry Sanders to Michael Jordan

    With all the controversy surrounding Brett Favre’s wanting to play after just over 4 months of retirement from the NFL it begs some important questions...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 6 years ago 623 reads 1 comments

  20. WImbledon 2008: Djokovic, Warinka, Lopez, next up Federer for Marat Safin

    This past day in the men’s Wimbledon quarter finals Marat Safin continued his roll at the 2008 Wimbledon grass court grand slam. Safin was up against a tricky grass court lefty from Spain and it wasn’t Rafael Nadal...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 6 years ago 622 reads 0 comments

  21. The Resurrection of Marat Safin : Wimbledon 2008

    Since the 2006 season Marat Safin has been a guy that seems to have fallen through the cracks on the pro tennis circuit due mainly to injuries and a lack of motivation...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 6 years ago 773 reads 2 comments

  22. Kimbo Slice vs. Brock Lesnar, Elite XC vs. UFC: Why Bother Comparing?

    It seems like the last year in MMA heavy weight divisions, rookie guys like bar room brawler Kimbo Slice and former WWE wrestler Brock Lesnar seem to be taking all the limelight. Over the last months I have read a few articles pitting Slice vs

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about 6 years ago 17,303 reads 33 comments

  23. Open Mic: Mike Babcock, Michel Therrien, and the East vs. West Déjà Vu

    This year's East vs. West Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Detroit Redwings is bearing a very similar resemblance to last year's final between the Ottawa Senators ...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 6 years ago 631 reads 0 comments

  24. Don Koharski, Ed Hoculey, Big John McCarthy: Good, Bad, and Ugly of Officiating

    Officiating: the good, the bad and the ugly.Ever since I was a little kid, one of the main things that would upset parents, fans, players and coaches on my sports teams was poor officiating...

    Leon Horne Written by Leon Horne about over 6 years ago 786 reads 0 comments