1. UFC Fans Slowly but Surely Learning to Tune Out President Dana White

    Eight days ago the unthinkable happened as Swedish MMA superstar Alexander Gustafsson was in the midst of his final preparations for fellow European standout Gegard Mousasi at UFC on Fuel 9 ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about over 1 year ago 21,231 reads 128 comments

  2. WWE Raw Results and Report Card 4/1/13: The Final Raw Before WrestleMania

    There is a lot of pressure on the shoulders of the WWE creative team for the final Raw before WrestleMania...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about over 1 year ago 93,072 reads 542 comments

  3. WWE Leads the Way: Why the UFC Is Just Old Fashioned Pro Wrestling Done Right

    The similarities between mixed martial arts and the timeless art of professional wrestling are many and they are obvious. So obvious, in fact, that it makes some MMA fans and practitioners a little bit nervous...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about over 1 year ago 15,244 reads 48 comments

  4. The New Gatti vs. Ward? Brandon Rios and Mike Alvarado Ready to Do It Again

    Sometimes a boxer will smile during the midst of battle. Usually it's false bravado, an ill-fated attempt to convince his opponent, and himself, that a particularly powerful punch didn't really do any harm...

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  5. Quebec Commission Responds to Nick Diaz vs. Georges St-Pierre Conspiracy Theory

    We no longer live in a trusting culture. To some, nothing can be taken at face value. The moon landing , the Sandy Hook shootings —nothing is what it seems at first glance, especially for MMA 's growing class of professional paranoids...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 13,720 reads 70 comments

  6. WWE Raw Results and Report Card 3/25/2013: John Cena vs. the Rock Heats Up

    More than 18,000 fans gathered in Philadelphia to watch the penultimate WWE Raw on the Road to WrestleMania 29. Can that be right? It feels like just yesterday the Rock was pinning John Cena at WrestleMania 28, a moment that haunts Cena to this day..

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 84,645 reads 444 comments

  7. Melvin Guillard and What's Wrong with UFC Super-camp of 'Blackzilians'?

    For once things seemed to be going well for the Blackzilians, the embattled super camp out of Boca Raton, Fla...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 18,994 reads 45 comments

  8. Wrestling Legend Iron Sheik Targets UFC Star Nick Diaz with Quasi Racist Tweet

    Former WWE champion the Iron Sheik has catapulted back into the limelight in recent years, trading a dignified obscurity for a second round of fame, if not fortune...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 15,204 reads 83 comments

  9. Bellator 93 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Jansen vs. Held

    Things didn't go exactly as planned for Bellator at the Androscoggin Bank Colisée in Lewiston, Maine. The scheduled main event, a welterweight tournament final between Ben Saunders and Douglas Lima, had to be postponed after Lima broke his hand...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 325 reads 22 comments

  10. Undertaker and the End of an Era: The Death of the Gimmick in WWE

    It says something about the state of professional wrestling in 1990 that Kane the Undertaker 's debut on Nov. 19 at the War Memorial in Rochester, N.Y., didn't really stand out...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 40,178 reads 224 comments

  11. Kotetsu Boku on Japanese MMA, Tattoos, and the Highs and Lows of the Fight Game

    For most sports fans, prize fighting is something truly glamorous, a battle of wills playing out before thousands in densely packed casinos with millions more watching in real time all over the world...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 908 reads 7 comments

  12. Nick Diaz's Poor Training Camp Shows UFC Hasn't Quite Arrived in the Big Time

    Nick Diaz must keep a lot bottled inside. All that pain, the anger and what feels like sheer terror of the world around him is carefully controlled and cultivated—a process ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 18,247 reads 93 comments

  13. WWE Raw Results and Report Card 3/18/13: Undertaker, CM Punk and HHH Signs

    Raw was live in Pittsburgh with WrestleMania 29 just three weeks away. More than 15,000 Steel City fans had to be intrigued to see what Undertaker was going to do to the dastardly ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 66,429 reads 306 comments

  14. UFC 158 Preview: The Complete Nick Diaz vs. Georges St-Pierre Timeline

    UFC 158 is a study in contrasts. In one corner is UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. GSP is the sport's ultimate good guy, a smooth-talking corporate pitchman who always seems to say and do the right things...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 35,630 reads 84 comments

  15. Zeb Colter, Xenophobia in Wrestling and WWE's WrestleMania 29 Media Play

    Zeb Colter is on television every week saying absolutely nothing you haven't heard before. A self-proclaimed patriot, Colter has staked out a position on the far right of the immigration debate and he's not budging...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 13,417 reads 81 comments

  16. Bellator 92 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Sandro vs Frodo Khasbulaev

    Frodo Khasbulaev is the best kind of young fighter—fearless. The 26-year-old from Dagestan was stepping in against one of the all-time featherweight greats. But rather than give Marlon Sandro too much respect, he seemed to give him none at all...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 7,054 reads 32 comments

  17. Bold Predictions for UFC Star Ronda Rousey's Future

    Ronda Rousey 's performance at UFC 157 solidified her status as one of the very best young fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts. Not one of the best female fighters. One of the best—period...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 19,098 reads 18 comments

  18. WWE Raw Results and Report Card 3/4/13: CM Punk, Undertaker and Old School Raw

    It was a blast from the past in Buffalo, N.Y., as Raw went "old school" in front of more than 16,000 fans...

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  19. Dear Wanderlei Silva: My Public Apology to the UFC Legend

    Sorry, Wanderlei . I really am. It was never you, it was me. I let doubt creep into my heart, to blind me. An insidious thing, doubt. You never allowed it to take root...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 29,979 reads 132 comments

  20. UFC on Fuel 8 Results: How in the World Did Wanderlei Silva Beat Brian Stann?

    Brian Stann was supposed to fly out of Japan with a legend's designation newly printed at the top of his resume. A check mark establishing his bona fides , a way to bolster his own legacy...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 17,802 reads 62 comments

  21. UFC on Fuel 8 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Silva vs. Stann

    Saitama Super Arena has been the home of some legendary fight cards. This, UFC on Fuel 8 , however, was not one of them. It wasn't that way by design...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 32,427 reads 85 comments

  22. The Most Dangerous Man in MMA: One FC's Shinya Aoki Is Ready to Break Bones

    Sitting on the subway, at a noodle stand or even training in the gym, you wouldn't give Shinya Aoki , the Japanese lightweight once considered by many the single best fighter in his weight class, a second look...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 6,946 reads 18 comments

  23. Bellator 91 Results: The Real Winners and Losers on Spike TV

    Bellator continued its first season on Spike TV in New Mexico with the semifinals of the lightweight tournament and a title fight between champion Christian M'Pumbu and Attila Vegh...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 7,452 reads 46 comments

  24. UFC on Fuel 8: Wanderlei Silva and the Sad Demise of an MMA Legend

    This weekend in Saitama, Japan, the UFC will trot out Wanderlei Silva to the cage to fight Brian Stann on Fuel TV. Fans, no doubt, will roar their approval...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about almost 2 years ago 22,967 reads 100 comments

  25. WrestleMania 29 Preview: The 29 Best Matches in WrestleMania History

    They call WrestleMania the "showcase of the immortals." And for more than 25 years, it's lived up to that name, hosting professional wrestling's very best...

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