1. UFC Champions Who Never Successfully Defended Their Belts

    Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes didn't believe you deserved to call yourself champion just because Dana White strapped the belt around your waist in the cage...

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  2. WWE Hall of Famer Dusty Rhodes on Hard Times, a Donkey and the McMahon Family

    When WWE told me I had 20 minutes with the "American Dream" Dusty Rhodes, I couldn't believe it. I needed 20 hours. Twenty days...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 36,142 reads 65 comments

  3. Hey Dana White: You Can't Let UFC Champ Jon Jones Pick His Own Fights

    There was a time UFC president Dana White had his finger firmly on the pulse of the mixed martial arts community. It was part of what made hardcore fans so excited about his ascension to the UFC throne...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 28,900 reads 344 comments

  4. The Top 15 Brazilian Fighters in UFC and MMA History

    Though the roots of their fighting system, Gracie jiu jitsu , are buried deep in Japanese soil, there is no doubt that Brazil is the mother of the modern mixed martial arts movement...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 63,313 reads 56 comments

  5. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Report Card and Highlights from Sept. 23

    For most of the past decade, John Cena has been the WWE's lead babyface. He's the protagonist of almost every big match, sells the most merchandise and gets the plumb media appearances...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 69,302 reads 336 comments

  6. Who Really Won? Jon Jones vs. Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165

    Like all close fights, the decision in UFC 165 's title bout between Jon Jones and challenger Alexander Gustafsson created a stir among fans on the Internet...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 51,199 reads 179 comments

  7. Jon Jones Looks Human, Sent to Hospital After Close Decision Win at UFC 165

    Alexander Gustafsson was not supposed to push UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones to his physical and mental limits inside the Octagon...

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  8. UFC 165 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Jones vs. Gustafsson

    Jon Jones has never looked human. The UFC light heavyweight champion has dominated in every single bout, manhandling foes in unprecedented fashion. Strikers, grapplers, wrestlers—none have come close to dethroning the champ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 117,422 reads 335 comments

  9. Being Mike Tyson: Boxing Legend Talks New Show, Inner Demons and Starting Over

    Being Mike Tyson ? That's easy. Reckless, impulsive and angry, the old Tyson moved through life without a care in the world for anyone but himself. The world, after all, belonged to him—all because of the speed and power in his fists...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 128,938 reads 36 comments

  10. One Punch: How Ken Norton Became a Boxing Legend in a Single Night

    Muhammad Ali 's cornerman, Wali Muhammad, didn't see the punch that broke the former champion's jaw during his March 1, 1973, fight with Ken Norton. Nobody did...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 39,318 reads 17 comments

  11. Jon Jones Looks to Further Cement Himself as Greatest UFC Light Heavyweight Ever

    When you cover the UFC for a living, fighters tend to blend together. They're a whirling blur of tattoos and shaved heads, each employing the same basic strategies and using the same basic techniques...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 35,085 reads 119 comments

  12. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Report Card and Highlights from Sept. 16

    After a disappointing Night of Champions pay-per-view, a show that featured match after lackluster match, many expected an equally awful night on Raw, full of shenanigans and dreadfully boring Triple H speeches...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 91,464 reads 417 comments

  13. WWE Night of Champions 2013: Winners, Grades, Twitter Reaction and Highlights

    At SummerSlam last month, Daniel Bryan beat perennial WWE poster boy John Cena in the center of the ring to win the WWE Championship...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 200,039 reads 471 comments

  14. Floyd Mayweather's Next Fight: Why It's Time for Manny Pacquiao Superfight

    At an outdoor stadium in Las Vegas, at the south end of the strip across from the Luxor , 50,000 souls might have seen the fight of the century on March 13, 2010. At the new Cowboy Stadium in Dallas, that number would have doubled...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 103,786 reads 638 comments

  15. Mayweather vs. Canelo: Can Anyone Beat Floyd After Win over Alvarez?

    Is Floyd Mayweather unbeatable? After dismantling Saul "Canelo" Alvarez over the course of 12 rounds on Saturday, he's making an awfully good case for a definitive "yes...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 93,200 reads 558 comments

  16. Floyd Mayweather: Ranking Money's Best Potential Opponents Post-Win vs. Canelo

    Forty-five times Floyd Mayweather has walked into the ring for a professional boxing match. After dispatching Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, 45 times he's left with his hand raised high in the air...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 193,108 reads 949 comments

  17. Paul Heyman Talks Jim Ross, His WWE Character, the Art of the Promo and CM Punk

    At Sunday's WWE Night of Champions pay-per-view, Paul Heyman will step into the ring beside his protege Curtis Axel to face his former friend CM Punk ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 50,001 reads 96 comments

  18. Floyd Mayweather vs. Canelo Alvarez: Expert Predictions for Main Event

    It's the calm before the storm in Las Vegas, as the world awaits what may well be the biggest event in modern boxing history...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 206,837 reads 297 comments

  19. Mayweather vs Canelo Purse: How Golden Boy Can Afford to Pay Floyd $41.5 Million

    A million dollars in cash is manageable. Weighing 22 pounds in $100 bills, according to the U.S. Treasury, it can fit in a large grocery bag with room to spare. The $41.5 million Golden Boy Promotions is paying Floyd Mayweather Jr...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 221,473 reads 70 comments

  20. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Twitter Reaction and Highlights from Sept. 9

    This is it. The final countdown. WWE 's last chance to sell the Universe on a Daniel Bryan versus Randy Orton main event at Night of Champions, airing live on pay-per-view this Sunday...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 80,422 reads 446 comments

  21. Floyd Mayweather vs. Saul Alvarez: Everything You Need to Know for Epic Fight

    Every few years a fight comes along that is bigger than the sport of boxing. A fight so massive, its appeal so wide, that it even transcends the sport itself, becoming part of the mainstream cultural zeitgeist...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 34,379 reads 67 comments

  22. UFC 165: Early Main Card Preview, Betting Odds and Predictions

    When the best fighter in the world steps into the cage, people take notice. In his last three bouts, Jones has finally lived up to his box-office potential, averaging more than 500,000 pay-per-view buys an outing...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 57,691 reads 49 comments

  23. Funkadactyls Interview: AJ Lee's Pipe Bomb, the Boys, and the Total Divas Push

    When AJ Lee took the microphone on WWE Raw two weeks ago, the Funkadactyls—two of the new stars of WWE's Total Divas reality series on E!—weren't nervous. Nobody in the ring was...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 33,483 reads 98 comments

  24. UFC Fight Night 28: The Real Winners and Losers from Teixeira vs. Bader

    The undercard may not have been much more than a collection of local prospects and journeymen, but when the time came to shine on the main card, UFC Fight Night 28 delivered in a major way...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 21,337 reads 53 comments

  25. The Grim Dance: Tommy Morrison, Ray Mercer and the Punch That Stole a Man's Soul

    At 16, I didn't know enough to be afraid for the men in the ring during a boxing match. They were living and breathing superheroes, a muscle-bound embodiment of the id — nothing more, nothing less...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 11,776 reads 15 comments