1. Grading Premier Boxing Champions' Debut Broadcast on NBC

    Keith Thurman beat Robert Guerrero like a drum Saturday night in the main event of boxing's first prime-time showcase on NBC since 1985...

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  2. WWE Superstar Triple H Exclusive: On Arnold, Aging and Wrestling Sting

    Perhaps because he's been a bad guy on television for more than a decade, playing with our emotions against opponents from Owen Hart to Sting, it's difficult for hardcore wrestling fans to give Paul " Triple H " Levesque his just due...

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  3. Can UFC Star Ronda Rousey Really Beat Up a Male Fighter? Who Cares?

    In her last two UFC title defenses, bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has beaten opponents Alexis Davis and Cat Zingano in a combined 30 seconds. That is not a misprint...

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  4. Complete Viewer's Guide to Boxing's Biggest Fights in March

    The big news in boxing, of course, is a fight in May at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Floyd Mayweather putting it all on the line against some kid from the Philippines. It might be worth looking into...

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  5. UFC 184: Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg Are on a Collision Course with Destiny

    Cat Zingano came charging out of the corner, launching herself at UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey with a fierce determination, murder in her eyes and weeks of muscle memory twitching in every fiber...

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  6. Win or Lose Against Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather's Legacy Will Be Complete

    If you know one thing about boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr., it's probably the fact that he makes an obscene amount of money twice a year for 36 minutes of work...

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  7. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: How Big of an Underdog Is Manny Pacquiao?

    After more than a half-decade of waiting, holding our collective breath for an announcement that seemed like it would never come, the fight of the century has finally arrived...

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  8. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Super-Early Expert Picks

    For six years, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather have starred in a tragedy, a tale of two egos too big to see the obvious. It's the story of elite fighters abandoning their obligation to themselves, each other and the sport they love...

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  9. Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Once-in-a-Generation Showdown Is Finally Here

    Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will be in your local paper tomorrow. They'll be on your nightly news too, the sports anchor likely expressing relief the fight has finally been ...

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  10. The Question: Does the UFC's New Drug Testing Policy Reflect Real Change?

    On Wednesday, the UFC announced what may be potentially sweeping changes to its performance-enhancing-drug policy...

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  11. Knockout King Gennady Golovkin on the Brink of Worldwide Boxing Stardom

    There is a boogie man in boxing's middleweight division, a ferocious specter, a knockout machine with legitimate power and the amateur pedigree to put it to its best use...

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  12. Bellator 133: Alexander Shlemenko's Sick Knockout Propels Him Toward Title Shot

    At 38, Melvin Manhoef (29-13-1) is a finished product. You know exactly what to expect when he fights. There will be violence. It will be furious. And someone will end up looking at the ceiling...

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  13. 25 Years After the Fall: Mike Tyson, Buster Douglas and Boxing's Biggest Upset

    You can forgive "Iron" Mike Tyson for his momentary confusion that fateful night in Tokyo 25 years ago today. After all, a James "Buster" Douglas uppercut had nearly separated head from body...

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  14. WWE Exclusive: Daniel Bryan, Triple H and the Art of Wrestling

    Daniel Bryan, holding two heavy championship belts, thrust his arms up over and over again celebrating the biggest win of his career...

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  15. MMA Has No Heroes: Anderson Silva Joins a Long Line of UFC Drug Test Failures

    Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva capped an impressive month for the Ultimate Fighting Championship on January 31, headlining a card in front of more than 13,000 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas...

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  16. Complete Viewer's Guide to Boxing's Biggest Fights in February

    While the impending will-they-or-won't-they drama of Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao continues to dominate the headlines, boxing is quietly positioning itself to make a major splash in 2015...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 4 months ago 31,919 reads 34 comments

  17. If This Is Goodbye: Remembering UFC 183 Great Nick Diaz

    Say this for UFC star Nick Diaz —the man knows how to put on a show. Spitting, taunting and at one point even laying down on the mat, Diaz made a mockery of Anderson Silva, the greatest middleweight to ever live...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 4 months ago 18,815 reads 48 comments

  18. Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz: Great Fighters, Terrible Fight?

    I love Nick Diaz. In the spirit of full disclosure I think it's important to tell you that up front. It's a manly platonic love. Purely unprofessional? Sure. And deeply held. Everything about Diaz resonates with me...

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  19. The Question: Can Anderson Silva Reclaim Greatness at UFC 183?

    Bleacher Report lead mixed martial arts writers Jonathan Snowden and Jeremy Botter have banded together—much like a modern-day version of Wham !— to take on the most important questions facing the MMA world...

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  20. WWE Royal Rumble 2015 Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights

    Every January, 30 of WWE's toughest hombres enter the ring, one by one, and attempt the seemingly impossible task of being the last man standing...

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  21. The Question: Can Conor McGregor Dethrone UFC Champ Jose Aldo?

    Bleacher Report lead mixed martial arts writers Jonathan Snowden and Jeremy Botter have banded together—much like a modern-day version of the Justice League — to take on the most important questions facing the MMA world...

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  22. Inside WWE: An Exclusive Look at How a Pro Wrestling Story Comes to Life

    Confetti flew and fireworks roared inside the Superdome in New Orleans at the close of WrestleMania 30 in April...

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  23. UFC Fight Night: Irishman Conor McGregor Is Dreaming Big in Boston

    O'Connell Street in Dublin, Ireland, is one of the world's iconic thruways. Reborn in the late 1990s, it's a beautiful testament to Ireland itself, celebrating the past while also looking forward to a promising future...

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  24. Daniel Bryan Exclusive: On His Injury, Style Change and Return to WWE SmackDown

    Undersized, outmuscled and lacking the seemingly requisite tan, Daniel Bryan , though obviously talented, didn't appear to have the skill set needed to survive in wrestling's major leagues...

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  25. Complete Guide to UFC Champ Jon Jones's Cocaine Scandal

    On Tuesday, just days removed from his dominant title defense against former Olympian Daniel Cormier, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones surprised many in the MMA community by checking himself into a drug rehabilitation clinic ...

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