1. The UFC Fan's Guide to the Internet: The MMA Media Musts

    Following the wacky world of mixed martial arts online can feel like a full-time job. For a stick and ball sport you can just flip on SportsCenter and hear the latest news and rumors...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 5,974 reads 29 comments

  2. Why Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios Bout Isn't a Slam Dunk for Bob Arum, HBO

    Yao Ming, or at least the expression on his face, spoke for many fans as he looked down on the unlikely pairing of Manny Pacquiao and Brandon Rios...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 12,225 reads 86 comments

  3. The UFC Main Event Time Forgot: Tito Ortiz, Rampage and Bellator's Great Swerve

    The pieces were all in place for what would have been one of the most legitimately insane pay-per-view shows of all time. In one corner, there was Roy Jones Junior, one of boxing's best—in the 1990's...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 14,178 reads 61 comments

  4. Complete Report Card and Analysis Following WWE Raw for July 29

    This edition of Raw was apparently pre-taped as the crew tours Australia, Asia and South Africa. If you're the type to read the dirt sheets you already knew exactly what was going to happen...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 58,980 reads 373 comments

  5. Free Falling: The Sad, Strange Career of Former WWE Champion Ric Flair

    Earlier this month on WWE NXT , Ric Flair was in the ring at Full Sail University, and the crowd was eating his act up...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 12 months ago 98,361 reads 184 comments

  6. UFC on Fox 8 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Johnson vs. Moraga

    Demetrious Johnson never stopped moving. He never does. John Moraga, the challenger, thought he was ready for it. He wasn't. They never are...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 49,356 reads 151 comments

  7. Building a Billion New Boxing Fans: Arum, Zou and Manny Pacquiao Go to China

    The biggest event in boxing, bar none, is Floyd Mayweather 's Sept. 14 fight against rising star Canelo Alvarez. The best fighter in the world takes on the most promising young star in the sport...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 7,579 reads 27 comments

  8. UFC on FOX 8 Primer: Not Everyone Cares About the Little Guys and That's Okay

    There's a UFC event this weekend, live on free TV. I'll forgive you if this is the first you've heard of it...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 5,019 reads 92 comments

  9. Don't Sleep on Total Divas: Why the New Show May Be a WWE Fan's Dream Come True

    On the surface, Total Divas is just another reality show. A group of women, including Nikki and Brie Bella , will live, love and work together as a team to achieve their dreams...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 33,836 reads 201 comments

  10. Don't Believe the Hype: UFC Star Rory MacDonald Hasn't Proven Anything Yet

    In the UFC echo chamber, words are weapons. If you say something long enough and loud enough, it becomes truth, regardless of merit. Take, for example, the idea that Canadian Rory MacDonald is among the very best welterweights in the UFC...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 9,817 reads 113 comments

  11. Complete Report Card and Analysis Following WWE Raw for July 22

    The last month has been like a dream come true for the hardcore WWE fan. Daniel Bryan has been elevated to the main event. C.M Punk is back and dueling with Paul Heyman on the stick and Brock Lesnar in the ring...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 62,878 reads 441 comments

  12. Will Matthysse vs. Garcia Propel Floyd Mayweather's Bout to a PPV Record?

    You'll forgive my skepticism when Golden Boy Promotion's CEO Richard Schaefer told me earlier this month that they were considering putting a bout between Lucas Matthysse ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 6,094 reads 35 comments

  13. Nonito Donaire's New Son and First Loss Leave Him at a Career Crossroads

    For Nonito Donaire , the route to Canastota, N.Y. seemed simple. Sure, it's a long way from his native Philippines or even his current home in California, but that's where the International Boxing Hall of Fame resides, in all its shabby glory...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 3,756 reads 42 comments

  14. Best MMA Fights from the First Half of 2013

    To some, a great fight is a technical battle, wits and wiles colliding in the cage. Others value a slugfest, athletes with hands dropped to their side, winging hooks replacing any semblance of science...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 10,167 reads 31 comments

  15. WWE Money in the Bank 2013 Results and Report Card: Grading Every Match

    "Career shortening." "Dangerous." "High risk." The WWE has no illusions about what the Money in the Bank match is all about. Neither should fans...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 124,545 reads 225 comments

  16. Only Cris Cyborg Can Bring Out Greatness in UFC Champion Ronda Rousey

    Marloes Coenen is one of the best fighters in the history of women's MMA . A former Strikeforce champion at 135 pounds, she's put the hurt on opponents all over the globe for more than 12 years...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 26,903 reads 102 comments

  17. Midgets, Goats and the Governor: My Day at the New WWE Performance Center

    Say this for Florida Governor Rick Scott—the man is unflappable. Scott walked right by a midget doing physical therapy, ignored Erick Rowan of the Wyatt Family practicing ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 24,668 reads 120 comments

  18. Did Anderson Silva Take a Dive? A History of Fishy MMA Fights

    As soon as Anderson Silva 's head bounced off the canvas, the whispers began. Most prominent was Bloody Elbow blogger and Fight author Eugene Robinson, but he was not alone...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 27,149 reads 87 comments

  19. MMA's Top 50 Pound-for-Pound Following Anderson Silva's Shocking UFC 162 Loss

    A lot changed in the blink of an eye at UFC 162 . That's all the time it took Chris Weidman to turn out Anderson Silva 's lights with a left hook and throw the entire MMA world into chaos...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 64,748 reads 403 comments

  20. The Secret of Jimmie Johnson's Continued NASCAR Success

    The field was in flames as Jimmie Johnson cruised to victory in Daytona at the Coke Zero 400, becoming the first man since 1982 to win both races on NASCAR 's hallowed ground in a single season...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 4,003 reads 42 comments

  21. UFC 162 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Silva vs. Weidman

    Anderson Silva taunted Chris Weidman. Looking to engage the wrestler in a stand up exchange, he went after his pride. Silva pounded his leg...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 205,477 reads 256 comments

  22. UFC 162 Results: Chris Weidman Proves That the Great Anderson Silva Is Human

    Anderson Silva thought he could play with Chris Weidman. He dropped his hands. Taunted him. Invited Weidman to punch him in the face. For a round, Silva got away with it. And then he took it too far...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 439,025 reads 691 comments

  23. Showtime's Stephen Espinoza Not Ready to Pull the Trigger on New MMA Deal Yet

    UFC owner Lorenzo Fertitta has always been skeptical about the market for mixed martial arts. He knew there was room for one major player. His UFC was proof of that...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 8,408 reads 8 comments

  24. How 'Canelo Mania' Is Irritating Floyd Mayweather

    Two hours and counting after the press conference was supposed to begin, Floyd Mayweather finally made his long anticipated appearance in San Antonio, Texas, the ninth and penultimate ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 19,117 reads 93 comments

  25. UFC 162: Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman Head-to-Toe Breakdown

    Anderson Silva is the greatest mixed martial arts fighter of all time. He's surpassed not only his peers like Georges St-Pierre and Jon Jones, but also the classics of yesteryear...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 1 year ago 30,491 reads 109 comments