1. MMA's First Transgender Fighter Fallon Fox Doesn't Deserve the National Stage

    It seems these days that everyone has an opinion about Fallon Fox, MMA 's first transgender fighter. Should she be allowed to compete against women? The International Olympic Committee says yes ...

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  2. WWE Raw Results and Report Card 4/8/13: WrestleMania Aftermath

    On Sunday at WrestleMania, John Cena did exactly what he said he was going to do. He beat the Rock cleanly in the middle of the ring to win the WWE Championship for the 11th time, ...

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  3. John Cena Versus the Rock: The Death of the Finisher in WWE

    There are certain moves in professional wrestling that are just plain different. They may not necessarily look different than the other moves that make up the body of a wrestling ...

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  4. WWE WrestleMania 29 Results: The Real Winners and Losers

    It was a homecoming for the WWE and WrestleMania, returning to the promotion's New York stomping grounds for the first time since WrestleMania XX back in 2004...

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  5. A Queen Retakes Her Throne: Cyborg, Not Ronda Rousey, Is Still WMMA's Best

    The world of mixed martial arts operates outside the confines of our regular reality. The laws of the jungle are in full effect, promotion guaranteed not by your perfect corporate ...

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  6. The Casual Fan's Guide to WrestleMania 29: Your Big Show Primer and Preview

    Are you a lapsed wrestling fan? The kind of guy or gal who once watched both Raw and Nitro on a long Monday night? One of the legions of Americans who went to work on Tuesday morning ...

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  7. Bellator 95 Results: Winners and Losers from Pat Curran vs. Shahbulat Shamhalaev

    Bellator put together the best card in company history for its season finale at the Revel in Atlantic City, N.J., with a collection of stars, title fights and tournament finals...

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  8. 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 ...

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  9. 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...

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  10. 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...

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  11. 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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  12. 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...

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  13. 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..

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  14. 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...

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  15. 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...

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  16. 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...

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  17. 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...

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  18. 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...

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  19. 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 ...

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  20. 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 ...

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  21. 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...

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  22. 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...

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  23. 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...

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  24. 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...

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  25. 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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