1. Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Day 1 Winners and Losers

    Finally the discussion of stray dogs, dangerous accommodations and questionable security can come to an end. It's time to focus on what really matter in Sochi—the athletic competition...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 165,035 reads 22 comments

  2. Ultimate Guide to Sochi 2014: What You Need to Know About Every Olympic Event

    There are few events capable of bringing the whole world together. Divided by distance, religion and language, our lives increasingly fit in various niches. While sports tend to unite us, few contests are truly ubiquitous events the world over...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 45,885 reads 17 comments

  3. Making Things Right: Manny Pacquiao Gets a Second Chance at Timothy Bradley

    The universe was knocked off kilter on June 9, 2012. An injustice was done, a man wronged. Timothy Bradley (31-0, 12 KOs ) robbed Manny Pacquiao (55-5-2, 38 KOs ) of something special on that night...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 7,881 reads 93 comments

  4. UFC Fight Pass Exclusive: 5 Key Questions About New Online Service Answered

    Finding anything in Atlanta can be difficult, especially when the destination in question has the word "Peachtree" in the address. A different man might have given up...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 16,540 reads 48 comments

  5. The Real War: HBO and Showtime Battle for Boxing's Future

    In 1979, Larry Holmes, a talented heavyweight doomed to spend a career in Muhammad Ali's lingering shadow, created a seismic event that rocked the boxing world to its very foundation...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 24,993 reads 37 comments

  6. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from January 13

    A new day has dawned in the WWE Universe. The era of the Internet is officially upon us with last week's Las Vegas introduction of the WWE Network...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 115,518 reads 661 comments

  7. WWE Network: How the Hardcore Fan Just Won the Wrestling War

    A war has been waged for years in professional wrestling fandom, a mostly silent battle for the very heart of an industry. On one side were the casual fans, the kids, their parents and, gasp, some women...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 15,482 reads 85 comments

  8. WWE Old School Raw: Road Dogg on the Fast Life and the Birth of a Catchphrase

    "Oh you didn't know? Your a$@ better call somebody!" It's funny how the little things can pay huge dividends in the wrestling industry...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 35,461 reads 40 comments

  9. WWE HOF'er Ted DiBiase on the Evil Laugh, His Best Angle and a Life in Wrestling

    Pro wrestling has always featured an uncomfortable duality, a raging battle between show and sport. Wrestlers are athletes, men and women who defy gravity and confront pain few could even imagine on a nightly basis...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 29,773 reads 71 comments

  10. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Report Card and Highlights from Dec. 30

    WWE ended 2013 with a bang. Not only did the final Raw of the year feature several legitimately good matches and the return of Brock Lesnar , it went off the air with a shocker...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 107,769 reads 518 comments

  11. UFC 168 Results: The Unstoppable, Unflappable Ronda Rousey Searches for a Foil

    Miesha Tate was smiling as the bell rang to begin the second round. Her face was already swelling and red, the blood that had dotted it carefully wiped away in her corner. None of that mattered...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 50,173 reads 297 comments

  12. UFC 168 Results: Anderson Silva, Ronda Rousey and the Real Winners and Losers

    At UFC 162, Chris Weidman's left hand ended an era. At UFC 168 , his left leg likely ended a career. After being dominated for much of the first round, Anderson Silva came out a man on fire...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 327,713 reads 556 comments

  13. UFC 168: Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate Battle for the Soul of Women's MMA

    Ronda Rousey didn't crack many smiles during this season of the UFC's groundbreaking reality television show The Ultimate Fighter . On the surface, there was plenty to grin about...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 220,584 reads 201 comments

  14. UFC 168 Primer: Reliving 1st Fight Between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman

    Anderson Silva is the greatest fighter in UFC history. Few, at this point, would dare dispute that. It's hardly worth arguing—seven years and 17 wins speak plenty loudly all on their own in response to naysayers...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 32,936 reads 116 comments

  15. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from December 16

    WWE is in a weird place. All too often the shows for which it asks fans to pay more than $50 disappoint in a major way...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 11 months ago 94,279 reads 455 comments

  16. WWE TLC 2013 Results: Grades, Highlights and Analysis

    John Cena and Randy Orton weren't strangers to competition before their Tables, Ladders and Chairs match in Houston, Texas. Fourteen times they've laced their boots or high top sneaks...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 11 months ago 171,516 reads 503 comments

  17. Was Adrien Broner Overrated or Underprepared in Loss to Marcos Maidana?

    Adrien Broner had a problem from the jump Saturday night in San Antonio. His name was Marcos Maidana , and he battered the champion from pillar to post...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 11 months ago 70,623 reads 341 comments

  18. Little Man, Big Power: Is Demetrious Johnson on His Way to Becoming a UFC Star?

    Challenger Joseph Benavidez (19-4) and champion Demetrious Johnson (19-2-1) both loaded up big right hands about two minutes through the first round of their flyweight title fight...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 11 months ago 12,392 reads 71 comments

  19. Why Boxing Has a Problem If Adrien Broner Is the Sport's Future

    Two attractive girls? That, in itself, is nothing unusual in the world of sport. The NFL has cheerleaders, scantily clad even in winter months, giving us T's, E's, A's and M's...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 11 months ago 25,643 reads 169 comments

  20. UFC on Fox 9 Bold Predictions: Insiders on Ratings, Benavidez and More

    The week prior to a UFC fight card is a magical time. The fighters, like flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and his challenger Joseph Benavidez , prepare for two battles—one with the scale and the other with their opponent...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 11 months ago 13,301 reads 18 comments

  21. Can You Kick a Flyweight's Butt? UFC's Top Little Guys on Their Biggest Battle

    It's hard for UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson to stand out in a crowd. Challenger Joseph Benavidez , who will look to take Johnson's title belt Saturday on Fox, has the same problem...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 11 months ago 15,401 reads 151 comments

  22. Mark Hunt vs. Antonio Silva: Who Really Won the UFC Fight of the Year?

    Two days after the fact, senses still numb from an onslaught of violence that felt extreme even to fans of this most extreme sport, UFC stalwarts are still celebrating the mesmerizing fight between Mark Hunt and Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 11 months ago 55,860 reads 143 comments

  23. UFC Fight Night 33 Results: Mark Hunt and Antonio Silva in an Instant Classic

    I hate the bro hug . Two fighters, in the midst of a fight, taking precious time off the clock to hug it out? It's the worst thing ever...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 11 months ago 20,791 reads 67 comments

  24. Being the Best Boxer in the World Not Enough to Make Guillermo Rigondeaux a Star

    Wearing a leather jacket, shades and a mohawk he hasn't quite committed to, junior featherweight Joseph Agbeko looked the part of a confident fighter heading into Saturday's HBO headliner against Guillermo Rigondeaux ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 11 months ago 9,266 reads 107 comments

  25. MMA Tweet-O-Rama: Botter, Dundas and Snowden Sound off on Rousey, Diaz and Pride

    Everyone loves a hot take. And, per our contracts, here at Bleacher Report the takes are always sizzling. But if you've ever ventured into the comments section, you know we have nothing on you guys...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 11 months ago 14,710 reads 36 comments