1. UFC Insider Bold Predictions for TUF 18 Finale: Diaz, Women and More

    The UFC is a traveling circus of sorts, part sport and part entertainment. You never know what an event will bring. All we know for certain is that a collection of fighters will step into an eight-sided cage...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 10,411 reads 21 comments

  2. Nate Diaz and the 10 Most Colorful Characters in Ultimate Fighter History

    There have been a lot of crazy people and wild characters on the set of The Ultimate Fighter . Shocked? Probably not...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 9,509 reads 27 comments

  3. Pacquiao vs. Rios: Does Boxing Need a Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Superfight?

    The two best boxers of our generation are Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Their dominance has been such, with 14 major world titles between them, that there isn't even really a debate...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 33,030 reads 272 comments

  4. Pacquiao vs. Rios: Does Manny Matter Again After Dominant Win?

    Brandon Rios was either going to be the perfect opponent for Manny Pacquiao or the worst imaginable one. It was obvious right away which it would be...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 101,335 reads 205 comments

  5. Will Manny Pacquiao Help Make China the New Home of Big-Time Boxing?

    Manny Pacquiao is not a big deal this weekend in Macau , China. The region is not abuzz. The streets aren't alive with boxing fans and excitement...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 4,688 reads 21 comments

  6. The World's Ugliest Sport at Its Worst: Rios Strength Coach Kicks Freddie Roach

    There are certain lines you just don't cross. Family, race and illness are three of the brightest and boldest. They're no-go zones, places no one dares tread. Even the football locker room has started to yield to modern reality...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 53,657 reads 51 comments

  7. WWE Hall of Famer Jimmy Hart on Hogan, Wrestlemania I and Signing Randy Savage

    Like most people in professional wrestling, it was a phone call Jimmy Hart always wanted, but one he also never actually expected to receive. New York, after all, was the big time and a long way, literally and metaphorically, from Memphis, Tenn...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 29,180 reads 34 comments

  8. Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios: Everything You Need to Know for Epic Fight

    You'd think Brandon Rios would be the fighter with the most to prove Saturday in Macau , China. After all, it's the young slugger's first pay-per-view main event, his first time under the bright lights...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 9 months ago 12,021 reads 22 comments

  9. UFC 167: Dana White, Georges St-Pierre and the Sour Stench of Promoter Greed

    At the end of his title fight with Johny Hendricks, Georges St-Pierre was not right in the head. Already looking like he'd repeatedly run his face into a wall, St-Pierre showed an even scarier sign of the damage he had sustained...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 123,307 reads 372 comments

  10. UFC 167 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from St-Pierre vs. Hendricks

    The UFC celebrated its 20th anniversary with the biggest star in the sport's history defending his welterweight title in front of a star-studded audience that included a bevy of UFC Hall of Famers and celebrities like Arnold Schwarzenegger...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 149,161 reads 351 comments

  11. UFC 167 Exclusive: Georges St-Pierre Swears It's Not His Fault He's Boring

    UFC 167 headliner Georges St-Pierre knows what fans are thinking. That he's gone soft. That he fights safe. That he's willing to trade excitement for routine. That the man once known as "Rush" never bothers to shift out of second gear anymore...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 35,810 reads 198 comments

  12. UFC 167 Bold Predictions: Jonathan Snowden vs. Chad Dundas

    One of the best things about mixed martial arts is the sport's stubborn refusal to fit in a box. To steal a line from Roddy Piper, every time you think you have all the answers, MMA goes and changes the questions...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 22,659 reads 79 comments

  13. UFC Turns 20: The 20 Most Important Fighters in UFC History

    Twenty years ago this week the UFC made its debut from the McNichols Sports Arena in Denver, Colorado. Eight quarterfinalists and two alternates stepped into an Octagon to test their martial skills against all comers...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 28,123 reads 132 comments

  14. 1 on 1 with Chael Sonnen: The Serious Side of the UFC's Most Polarizing Fighter

    Chael Sonnen is the most polarizing man in all of mixed martial arts. To some, he's a folk hero, a refreshing blast of bravado who makes the UFC a little more fun with his over-the-top interviews and microphone mastery...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 36,518 reads 55 comments

  15. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Report Card and Highlights from Nov. 11

    The framework of a great angle has been built over the last few months. The idea, in brief, was to create a new "Stone Cold" Steve Austin, pitting the everyman against the evil corporate wrestling monolith...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 68,503 reads 237 comments

  16. Nonito Donaire Must Accept the Puncher's Role to Survive Guillermo Rigondeaux

    "Oh my God." Although it was never quite verbalized, you could read the sentiment on the face of boxing champion Nonito Donaire . In the second round, opponent Vic Darchinyan landed a pair of stunning left hands that had Donaire shaken...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 9,066 reads 75 comments

  17. UFC's Age in the Cage: How Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson Defy Father Time

    Like most high-level wrestlers, especially guys with a gritty and hard-nosed style, Dan Henderson received an intriguing phone call in the mid-'90s...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 15,396 reads 47 comments

  18. UFC Fight for the Troops 3 Results: The Real Winners and Losers

    It's a busy two weeks for the UFC. The sport's premier promotion will trot out 72 different fighters at three venues in two different countries...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 18,478 reads 54 comments

  19. Is Sergio Martinez Next for Gennady Golovkin After TKO Win over Curtis Stevens?

    It took some prodding from HBO announcer Max Kellerman , but Gennady Golovkin (28-0, 25 KO's) eventually revealed to a worldwide audience the next name on his hit list— Ring Magazine and WBC champion Sergio Martinez ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 17,007 reads 187 comments

  20. The Most Feared Man in Boxing: Gennady Golovkin Waiting for His Chance to Shine

    Gennady Golovkin (27-0, 24 KO's) doesn't look like the scariest man in boxing. He doesn't have Marvin Hagler's fearsome stare and shiny bald head or Mike Tyson's air of menace. Golovkin, in fact, rarely even looks like the scariest man in the room...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 4,565 reads 24 comments

  21. UFC 167: Early Main Card Preview, Betting Odds and Predictions

    It's been more than six years since UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has lost a fight in the Octagon. His 11 consecutive wins have included wrestlers, strikers and jiu-jitsu specialists...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 23,872 reads 111 comments

  22. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Report Card and Highlights from Oct. 28

    What is it about the Monday night after a pay-per-view that seems to energize the entire WWE roster? Maybe it's an opportunity to start fresh, to show, once again, why their angle ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 96,567 reads 377 comments

  23. Antonio Cesaro Exclusive: The Giant Swing, Little People and Making It in WWE

    A few months ago Antonio Cesaro was toiling away on WWE 's undercard , a beloved star from the independent scene who couldn't quite catch a break. Articulate, good-looking and a genius between the ropes, Cesaro seemed to have all the tools to succeed.

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 32,265 reads 77 comments

  24. The Next Big Thing? Knockout Artist Deontay Wilder a Star in and out of Ring

    When Deontay Wilder hits another man, bad things happen. Awful things. When the 28-year-old heavyweight boxing prospect connects just right, in fact, Wilder says he can actually ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 5,606 reads 24 comments

  25. Lyoto Machida at Middleweight: End of the Line for Karate or Another Title Run?

    For most of its short history, success in mixed martial arts has been predicated on a fighter's ability to harness and employ pure, unadulterated force...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 10 months ago 19,051 reads 56 comments