1. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Report Card and Highlights from Dec. 30

    WWE ended 2013 with a bang. Not only did the final Raw of the year feature several legitimately good matches and the return of Brock Lesnar , it went off the air with a shocker...

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  2. UFC 168 Results: The Unstoppable, Unflappable Ronda Rousey Searches for a Foil

    Miesha Tate was smiling as the bell rang to begin the second round. Her face was already swelling and red, the blood that had dotted it carefully wiped away in her corner. None of that mattered...

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  3. UFC 168 Results: Anderson Silva, Ronda Rousey and the Real Winners and Losers

    At UFC 162, Chris Weidman's left hand ended an era. At UFC 168 , his left leg likely ended a career. After being dominated for much of the first round, Anderson Silva came out a man on fire...

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  4. UFC 168: Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate Battle for the Soul of Women's MMA

    Ronda Rousey didn't crack many smiles during this season of the UFC's groundbreaking reality television show The Ultimate Fighter . On the surface, there was plenty to grin about...

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  5. UFC 168 Primer: Reliving 1st Fight Between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman

    Anderson Silva is the greatest fighter in UFC history. Few, at this point, would dare dispute that. It's hardly worth arguing—seven years and 17 wins speak plenty loudly all on their own in response to naysayers...

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  6. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from December 16

    WWE is in a weird place. All too often the shows for which it asks fans to pay more than $50 disappoint in a major way...

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  7. WWE TLC 2013 Results: Grades, Highlights and Analysis

    John Cena and Randy Orton weren't strangers to competition before their Tables, Ladders and Chairs match in Houston, Texas. Fourteen times they've laced their boots or high top sneaks...

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  8. Was Adrien Broner Overrated or Underprepared in Loss to Marcos Maidana?

    Adrien Broner had a problem from the jump Saturday night in San Antonio. His name was Marcos Maidana , and he battered the champion from pillar to post...

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  9. Little Man, Big Power: Is Demetrious Johnson on His Way to Becoming a UFC Star?

    Challenger Joseph Benavidez (19-4) and champion Demetrious Johnson (19-2-1) both loaded up big right hands about two minutes through the first round of their flyweight title fight...

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  10. Why Boxing Has a Problem If Adrien Broner Is the Sport's Future

    Two attractive girls? That, in itself, is nothing unusual in the world of sport. The NFL has cheerleaders, scantily clad even in winter months, giving us T's, E's, A's and M's...

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  11. UFC on Fox 9 Bold Predictions: Insiders on Ratings, Benavidez and More

    The week prior to a UFC fight card is a magical time. The fighters, like flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and his challenger Joseph Benavidez , prepare for two battles—one with the scale and the other with their opponent...

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  12. Can You Kick a Flyweight's Butt? UFC's Top Little Guys on Their Biggest Battle

    It's hard for UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson to stand out in a crowd. Challenger Joseph Benavidez , who will look to take Johnson's title belt Saturday on Fox, has the same problem...

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  13. Mark Hunt vs. Antonio Silva: Who Really Won the UFC Fight of the Year?

    Two days after the fact, senses still numb from an onslaught of violence that felt extreme even to fans of this most extreme sport, UFC stalwarts are still celebrating the mesmerizing fight between Mark Hunt and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva...

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  14. UFC Fight Night 33 Results: Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva in an Instant Classic

    I hate the bro hug . Two fighters, in the midst of a fight, taking precious time off the clock to hug it out? It's the worst thing ever...

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  15. Being the Best Boxer in the World Not Enough to Make Guillermo Rigondeaux a Star

    Wearing a leather jacket, shades and a mohawk he hasn't quite committed to, junior featherweight Joseph Agbeko looked the part of a confident fighter heading into Saturday's HBO headliner against Guillermo Rigondeaux ...

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  16. MMA Tweet-O-Rama: Botter, Dundas and Snowden Sound off on Rousey, Diaz and Pride

    Everyone loves a hot take. And, per our contracts, here at Bleacher Report the takes are always sizzling. But if you've ever ventured into the comments section, you know we have nothing on you guys...

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  17. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Report Card and Highlights from Dec. 2

    All that holds back a professional wrestling show, like WWE's Raw, are the limits of the creative team's collective imaginations. Real sports have to pray for drama and tension...

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  18. UFC Insider Bold Predictions for TUF 18 Finale: Diaz, Women and More

    The UFC is a traveling circus of sorts, part sport and part entertainment. You never know what an event will bring. All we know for certain is that a collection of fighters will step into an eight-sided cage...

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  19. Nate Diaz and the 10 Most Colorful Characters in Ultimate Fighter History

    There have been a lot of crazy people and wild characters on the set of The Ultimate Fighter . Shocked? Probably not...

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  20. Pacquiao vs. Rios: Does Boxing Need a Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Superfight?

    The two best boxers of our generation are Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Their dominance has been such, with 14 major world titles between them, that there isn't even really a debate...

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  21. Pacquiao vs. Rios: Does Manny Matter Again After Dominant Win?

    Brandon Rios was either going to be the perfect opponent for Manny Pacquiao or the worst imaginable one. It was obvious right away which it would be...

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  22. Will Manny Pacquiao Help Make China the New Home of Big-Time Boxing?

    Manny Pacquiao is not a big deal this weekend in Macau , China. The region is not abuzz. The streets aren't alive with boxing fans and excitement...

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  23. The World's Ugliest Sport at Its Worst: Rios Strength Coach Kicks Freddie Roach

    There are certain lines you just don't cross. Family, race and illness are three of the brightest and boldest. They're no-go zones, places no one dares tread. Even the football locker room has started to yield to modern reality...

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  24. WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy Hart on Hogan, Wrestlemania I and Signing Randy Savage

    Like most people in professional wrestling, it was a phone call Jimmy Hart always wanted, but one he also never actually expected to receive. New York, after all, was the big time and a long way, literally and metaphorically, from Memphis, Tenn...

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  25. Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios: Everything You Need to Know for Epic Fight

    You'd think Brandon Rios would be the fighter with the most to prove Saturday in Macau , China. After all, it's the young slugger's first pay-per-view main event, his first time under the bright lights...

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