1. 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...

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  2. 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 ...

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  3. 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...

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  4. 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...

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  5. 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...

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  6. 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...

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  7. 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...

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  8. 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...

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  9. 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...

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  10. 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...

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  11. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Twitter Reaction and Highlights from Sept. 2

    Last week, "Stone Cold" Daniel Bryan went straight Steve Austin on the McMahon family and their handpicked champion, Randy Orton , laying waste to a poor, blameless automobile in the process...

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  12. From Baby Face to the War Master: Josh Barnett's Strange UFC Journey

    It's hard to imagine today's Josh Barnett as "the baby-faced assassin." With his scraggly beard, soul- crushing grappling, underrated striking and penchant for the darkest metal, ...

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  13. UFC 164 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Henderson vs. Pettis

    Their first bout, on its way to becoming an instant underground classic as it entered the final round, instead became a viral sensation that took the Internet by storm. Already a great fight, it became legendary thanks to a singular technique...

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  14. Ranking the 25 Most Powerful People in Boxing

    Boxing is one of the world's true global sports. From Mexico to China and everywhere between, wherever you find people in large numbers, you'll find prize fighting. A top pay-per-view fight can generate revenue in the hundreds of millions...

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  15. UFC Champ Benson Henderson on the Hair Flip, Hordes of Fans and His Philosophy

    When an athlete makes the big time, things often change for them and their families. Stories of professional athletes buying their mom a new home after signing their first contract are legion...

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  16. UFC Fight Night 27: The Real Winners and Losers from Condit vs. Kampmann

    There were no mega-stars competing on the UFC's second Fox Sports 1 showcase. They needed a splash for their debut and got it, courtesy of Chael Sonnen and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua...

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  17. Fox Sports 1 Exec: We Will Absolutely Have UFC Shows That Rival Debut

    The UFC made a splashy debut for Fox Sports 1 , the new ESPN competitor that kicked off its prime-time broadcast schedule two weeks ago with an unexpectedly successful fight card headlined by Chael Sonnen and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua...

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  18. Outside the Ring: Boxing's Best Confrontations and Street Fights

    Boxing is meant to be contained in a carefully measured ring, with a referee and a bevy of officials keeping a watchful eye over the proceedings. Otherwise, things can get ugly quickly...

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  19. Bellator's Sports First Facade Is a Lie: Ready to Let Best Fighter Go to UFC

    Ben Askren may be Bellator's best fighter. He may, in fact, be the best welterweight in the entire world. An Olympic-class wrestler with a dazzling ground game, he's steamrolled every fighter the promotion has put in front of him...

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  20. Hey Dana White: We've Got Chael Sonnen Ranked 3rd at MW on One Condition

    UFC president Dana White is never 100 percent satisfied with anything he does. That's a good thing. Satisfaction leads to complacency, which leads to laziness, which leads to a competitor creeping on your business...

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  21. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Twitter Reaction and Highlights from Aug. 19

    Wrestling fans are always excited for a WWE Raw after a major pay-per-view like SummerSlam. The shows are generally exciting, and the storylines are put in place for the next month's big event...

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  22. WWE SummerSlam 2013 Results and Report Card: Grading Every Match and Segment

    Nothing ever changes in the WWE Universe. No matter how great a show is, and this one was awfully great, change is still illusory. It's the same guys, wrestling the same matches in front of the same fanbase...

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  23. Next for UFC Star Chael Sonnen? Brazilians Line Up for Shot at the Bad Guy

    He hadn't even left the cage before the challenges started coming in for suddenly relevant UFC gadfly Chael Sonnen . His career had seemed on its last legs. A loss to Mauricio "Shogun" Rua might have even sent him packing for good...

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  24. UFC Fight Night 26: Winners and Losers from Shogun Rua vs. Chael Sonnen Card

    "I'm a Republican." That was always Chael Sonnen's rationale for not wanting to fight off his back, for failing to concentrate his training on Brazilian jiu-jitsu. It was a good line, but there was a ring of truth to it as well...

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  25. Chanel, Sequins and Goldust: WWE's History with Homosexuality

    Peroxide blond hair flopping comically, "Gorgeous" Wagner didn't walk to the ring as much as he pranced. Clad in lace, chiffon and silk, pink silk at that, he had his valet spray a custom perfume to mask the smell of the "peasants" at ring side...

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