1. Lamont Peterson vs. Lucas Matthysse: A Classic Showdown

    If you appreciate boxing, you are a Lamont Peterson fan. If you are inspired by character, you are a Lamont Peterson fan. If you are dazzled by tangible expression of the infinite potential of the human spirit, you are a Lamont Peterson fan...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about 1 year ago 1,886 reads 25 comments

  2. Inaugural Substance Cage Combat (SCC) Ready to Develop Ontario's MMA Scene

    Toronto is a proud sports town. We produce great athletes and are some of the most loyal, diehard fans on the planet. The honourable tradition of supporting homegrown talent is now reaching out into a new forum: mixed martial arts...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about 1 year ago 484 reads 0 comments

  3. Saul Canelo Alvarez Proves Open Scoring Gives Boxers a Fighting Chance

    Saul Alvarez proved himself worthy of the hype and established himself as a legitimate contender to replace Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao as the sport's next PPV king...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about 1 year ago 4,623 reads 11 comments

  4. The Blind Leading the Blind: Eye Pokes in MMA

    On Saturday night in Newark, N.J. British fighter, Michael Bisping won a technical decision against Alan Belcher . The contest went to the cards when in the third round "The Count" struck Belcher in the eye...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about 1 year ago 1,460 reads 1 comments

  5. The Maple Leafs Bring Playoff Fever Back to Toronto

    The Toronto Maple Leafs are back in the NHL playoffs. The much-maligned mega franchise, after a nine-year hiatus, will play the Boston Bruins on Wednesday...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about 1 year ago 660 reads 3 comments

  6. Anderson Silva-Jon Jones Super Fight Is Overdue

    After Jon Jones defeated Chael Sonnen in predictable fashion, it became obvious that he needs a greater challenge. That challenge will not come from the 205 division...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about 1 year ago 365 reads 5 comments

  7. Sergio Martinez's Performance Eliminates Him from a Floyd Mayweather Bout

    Floyd Mayweather , love him or hate him, is the highest ranked boxer on the planet. While people lament his choice in opposition, it seems one more person can be moved from the ...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about 1 year ago 3,306 reads 3 comments

  8. Travis Browne's Elbows Should Warrant Clear Definition of 'Back of the Head'

    Travis Browne battled with Gabriel Gonzaga last night in The Ultimate Fighter finale. This encounter between two heavyweights looking to regain their contender status was mired in controversy...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about 1 year ago 1,806 reads 6 comments

  9. 'UFC Sweden 2': Night of Dreams for Ilir Latifi and Ryan Couture or Mismatches?

    UFC on FUEL TV 9 will be this Saturday, April 6 from Stockholm, Sweden. The narrative has changed direction. Instead of the hometown hero fighting for a title shot, we now have incredible opportunity for unproven fighters...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 390 reads 1 comments

  10. Ruslan Provodnikov and Other Boxers Winning from a Recent Loss

    The fight game is a tough business. It can be be very challenging for athletes to get their way to a chance to compete in the spotlight...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 2,710 reads 10 comments

  11. UFC 158: Why Fans Should Cheer for Nick Diaz over GSP

    After initially hoping that saint GSP would destroy the evil Nick Diaz, I now believe that, for the greater good, it would be better to see Nick Diaz defeat the beloved champion GSP at UFC 158 ...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 298 reads 3 comments

  12. Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz, No Surprises in UFC 158 Headliner

    Nick Diaz is going to lose to GSP . He will lose just as everyone loses to the long reigning king of the welterweight division— takedowns . What will transpire afterward will also be the same...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 847 reads 1 comments

  13. Boxing's Calendar Heats Up: 10 Do-Not-Miss Bouts

    The 2013 fight calendar has been unspectacular, until now. After seething since December, it is now at a boil, ready to explode and produce a magnificent run of potential classics...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 5,157 reads 27 comments

  14. UFC'S New Ranking System off to Inauspicious Start

    The UFC has finally produced a ranking system; it is now available on their website . Great news, right? No more wavering on rankings and contender status so fans can witness the legitimate contenders vie for the title...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 1,143 reads 0 comments

  15. Rashad Evans and Other Fighters I Enjoy Seeing Lose

    Call me a hater. I enjoy seeing some fighters lose. I appreciate their skill and enjoy some of their fights, but I really take pleasure in seeing them suffer...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 476 reads 10 comments

  16. Demian Maia Redefined at Welterweight Threatens Division, GSP Included

    In just six months, Demian Maia has defeated three top-10 170- pounders in dominant fashion to redefine his career. The man that once went the distance with Anderson Silva is one fight away from a welterweight title shot...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 1,247 reads 32 comments

  17. Anthony Pettis Challenges Jose Aldo in Potential Superfight

    Anthony Pettis has requested a fight, via text to Dana White , with the UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo (via the UFC's official Twitter account ). This fight would be an epic blockbuster and truly a classic for fans...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 887 reads 15 comments

  18. Jordan Mein: Young Gun Is Ready to Steal the Show in Debut at UFC 158

    Allow me to do the introductions. Jordan Mein , meet the UFC. World, meet MMA 's next superstar. UFC 158 has been designed to showcase the 170-pound division...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 1,528 reads 0 comments

  19. UFC 158:A Night to Define the Welterweight Division

    UFC 158 is an electric card that will unveil the hottest contenders in the UFC's deepest division. On March 16, within the confines of Montreal's Bell Centre, leaders will emerge, and fall, as the best-of-the-best meet on a watershed card...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 814 reads 3 comments

  20. Lucas Matthysse Dominates Mike Dallas, the Best Is Yet to Come

    Argentinia's Lucas Matthysse did not disappoint against Mike Dallas in Las Vegas on Saturday night. He won at the Hard Rock's The Joint via a first-round knockout...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 1,503 reads 8 comments

  21. Gennady Golovkin Ready to Open Doors to Stardom

    Gennady Golovkin is earmarked to be boxing's newest sensation but before people can believe the hype, he needs to deliver. His opponent Gabriel Rosado stands in Golovkin's way to becoming what boxing hopes to be the next middleweight star...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 539 reads 2 comments

  22. Michael Bisping Should Not Get a UFC Title Shot Even If He Wins

    Vitor Belfort and Michael Bisping are scheduled to meet on Saturday at UFC on FX 7. A Bisping win will garner his long-requested crack at the UFC middleweight champ, Anderson Silva ...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 533 reads 14 comments

  23. Nonito Donaire vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux: Better Than Pacquiao-Mayweather

    Boxing fans can begin cheering. A very exciting encounter is around the corner. Nonito Donaire and Guillermo Rigondeaux are now scheduled to meet on April 27 in the fight capital of the world...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 6,292 reads 47 comments

  24. Why the Klitschko Brothers Are Underrated

    While the boxing universe contentiously debates pound-for-pound lordship, Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather , people rarely include either of the Klitschko brothers in the conversation...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 3,391 reads 13 comments

  25. Freddie Roach Is on the Ropes but Will Always Be a Great Champion

    Firstly, the following article should be prefaced by the comment that coaches are usually given too much recognition for their athlete's success and far too much criticism for their shortcomings...

    Andrew Dodds Written by Andrew Dodds about over 1 year ago 2,171 reads 7 comments