1. B/R MMA 125: Ranking the Top 15 Middleweights in Mixed Martial Arts

    Like at welterweight, a looming shadow has finally been lifted at middleweight. Anderson Silva's seven-year reign, one in which he amassed 14 stoppages and 10 title defenses, was particularly brutal...

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  2. B/R MMA 125: Ranking the Top 20 Welterweights in Mixed Martial Arts

    For the first time in years, the welterweight division is wide open. After almost a decade on top, Georges St-Pierre has finally relinquished his death grip on the weight class, leaving ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 6 months ago 34,809 reads 363 comments

  3. WWE's 'Hacksaw' Jim Duggan on Potatoing Andre, Legends' House and His Trusty 2X4

    "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan has put a lot of smiles on a lot of faces over the course of a career that has spanned 35 years...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 6 months ago 48,592 reads 47 comments

  4. MMA 125: Ranking the Top 20 Lightweights in Mixed Martial Arts

    Ten years ago, the UFC's lightweight division was in dire straits. Limited to a handful of cards every year, the company took a hard look at a weight class that had failed to take MMA fans by the proverbial throat and cut bait...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 6 months ago 26,976 reads 114 comments

  5. MMA 125: Ranking the Top 15 Featherweights in Mixed Martial Arts

    If you were building the perfect mixed martial arts striker, he'd have a crisp jab, devastating leg kicks and the capacity for violence on a previously unthinkable scale...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 6 months ago 26,959 reads 84 comments

  6. B/R MMA 125: Ranking the Top 15 Bantamweights in Mixed Martial Arts

    It says something about the division that the two most famous 135-pound MMA fighters in the world are both women: Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate. The men, despite a head start on the big stage, have fallen a bit behind their female counterparts...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 6 months ago 37,827 reads 93 comments

  7. B/R MMA 125: Ranking the Top 10 Flyweights in Mixed Martial Arts

    There's something almost hypnotic about watching the UFC's flyweights in action. When the very best 125-pounders let fists fly, flitting around an iconic structure that suddenly seems ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 7 months ago 32,104 reads 43 comments

  8. B/R MMA 125: Ranking the Top 15 Heavyweights in Mixed Martial Arts

    With respect to skilled fighters starting at 125 pounds, the best of the best heavyweights are truly the world's baddest men...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 7 months ago 50,092 reads 153 comments

  9. MMA 125: Introducing Our Definitive Fighter Ratings

    For years, it was relatively easy to pinpoint the best fighter in mixed martial arts. Depending on your stylistic or aesthetic biases, it was bound to be one of two men...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 7 months ago 15,750 reads 16 comments

  10. WWE Superstar Seth Rollins on Factions, Politics and the Rise of The Shield

    Ric Flair. Tully Blanchard. Ole and Arn Anderson. Four men. Four champions. Four Horsemen . Even more than 28 years after their formation, just the mention of those four names can get wrestling fans' hearts all aflutter...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 7 months ago 51,525 reads 144 comments

  11. WWE Hall of Famer Jerry Lawler on Vince McMahon, ECW and the Perfect Angle

    America fought a war to form a democratic republic and to end the tyranny of a distant monarchy. But for more than 40 years, a king has reigned in Memphis, Tennessee. Jerry "The King" Lawler is more than just a professional wrestler there...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 67,779 reads 35 comments

  12. Why Not Now for Mayweather-Pacquiao After Floyd Struggles in Maidana Brawl?

    While Floyd Mayweather traded punches with Marcos Maidana in a surprisingly competitive fight inside the ring at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, another battle was brewing behind the scenes...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 69,639 reads 407 comments

  13. Olympic Legacy: Floyd Mayweather and the Art of Losing

    There's a lot about professional boxing Floyd Mayweather doesn't know. After all, many of the lessons you learn in the ring are imprinted on your soul only in defeat. It's falling short and fighting on anyway that turns a boy into a man...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 55,644 reads 110 comments

  14. Mayweather vs. Maidana: Expert Picks for Main Event

    Say what you will about Floyd Mayweather , and volumes have been written about the 37-year-old fighter's transformation from relatively obscure technician to undisputed boxing kingpin...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 62,378 reads 116 comments

  15. Floyd Mayweather vs. Marcos Maidana: Everything You Need to Know

    Saturday night, Floyd Mayweather Jr., with his 45-0 career record, will step into the ring as a professional boxer for the 46th time. For fight fans, Mayweather's upcoming bout with Marcos Maidana is an event marked clearly on the calendar...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 50,216 reads 130 comments

  16. UFC 172 Results: Jon Jones Keeps the Art in Mixed Martial Arts

    The look on Glover Teixeira's face toward the end of his five-round fight with UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones told the story of the fight. There was exhaustion. Amazement too...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 33,180 reads 150 comments

  17. UFC 172: Why Do Fans Continue to Hate the Great Jon Jones?

    It doesn't take long when you sit down for your first Jon Jones fight to realize he's a little bit different than your average UFC fighter...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 38,536 reads 477 comments

  18. Transgender Fighter Fallon Fox and Her Slowly Fading 15 Minutes of Fame

    Fallon Fox's fifteen minutes of fame was inevitable the moment she got a phone call that changed everything. It should have been a time for celebration, a dinner to celebrate the launch of something new...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 98,510 reads 91 comments

  19. Watch Out Fabricio Werdum: UFC Champ Cain Velasquez Is No Travis Browne

    The new Fabricio Werdum truly emerged against Travis Browne in the third round of their title eliminator on Fox. In the classic Brazilian "butt scoot" position, Werdum challenged Browne to hit the mat and roll around with him a bit...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 8 months ago 35,504 reads 127 comments

  20. Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2: Expert Picks for Main Event

    They call boxing the fight business, not the fight game, because selling the public on a bout has long been the central purpose that defines the sport's very existence...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 69,128 reads 86 comments

  21. The End of Innocence: WWE Fans Say Goodbye to the Undertaker's Streak

    WWE fans had grown comfortable. It's a complacency that's written in our very souls, the reason why we return so often to the same memes, archetypes and basic tropes. There's comfort in the familiar...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 83,195 reads 234 comments

  22. Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley II: Everything You Need to Know

    Manny Pacquiao is one of the most accomplished boxers of all time. An eight-division world champion, he's become one of the sport's most enduring stars...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 14,576 reads 54 comments

  23. WWE WrestleMania 30 Results: Winners, Grades, Recap and Highlights

    Twenty-nine years ago, WWE boss Vince McMahon bet big on a mainstream wrestling spectacular called WrestleMania, an event that would help launch his company past all competitors, securing his status as the king of all promoters...

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  24. Paul Heyman Talks The Undertaker, WrestleMania and the Greatest Streak in Sports

    Dust coats most of the sports records that have stood the test of time. It's that durability, in fact, that sustains them, gives them meaning and life beyond their own era...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 54,181 reads 176 comments

  25. The Ronda Rousey Sweepstakes: How Cris Cyborg Lost More Than a Fight

    It's not really fair to say MMA standout Cris "Cyborg" Justino lost big at Lion Fight 14 Friday night in Las Vegas...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 37,714 reads 516 comments