1. Pacquiao vs. Mayweather a Miscast Tale of Good vs. Evil in Boxing's Warped World

    Imagine a professional prize fighter who escaped a life of desperate poverty but still hasn't quite been able to escape his past...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 132,313 reads 38 comments

  2. The Question: How Should the UFC Handle the Jon Jones Problem?

    Unless you've been living under a rock the past two days, you know all about the current situation surrounding UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 41,635 reads 295 comments

  3. Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao: Everything You Need to Know for Superfight

    Forty-seven fights and nearly 20 years into his professional career, Floyd Mayweather , considered by most to be the finest pugilist of his generation, will face the defining moment of his professional life...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 62,575 reads 38 comments

  4. The High Roller's Ultimate Guide to the Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight Weekend

    While many boxing fans contemplate whether they can afford $99.95 for a pay-per-view broadcast of the fight of the century, others have different economic hurdles to face...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 139,887 reads 56 comments

  5. What It's Like to Be in Mayweather's Entourage: Behind the Scenes with Triple H

    On the evening of May 5, 2012, Floyd Mayweather was in pure relaxation mode. Chilling on the couch, the Oklahoma City Thunder in the midst of sweeping the Dallas Mavericks, the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world was in his element...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 282,199 reads 131 comments

  6. 5 Rounds with Jonathan Snowden: The Best and Worst of UFC on Fox 15

    UFC on Fox 15, a card that lived up to every bit of its promise, was all about renewal. From time to time the combat sports world must refresh itself with young challengers emerging from the battered remains of their predecessors...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 16,595 reads 71 comments

  7. 5 Rounds with Jonathan Snowden: Best and Worst from UFC Fight Night 63

    On a normal fight night I tend to wake up, look at the clock and dread the 14 listless hours I know I'll spend waiting for the fights to finally begin...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 21,961 reads 77 comments

  8. Complete Viewer's Guide to Boxing's Biggest Fights in April

    March was one of the most exciting months in recent boxing history as manager extraordinaire Al Haymon entered the promotion game in a major way on channels up and down the dial...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 23,733 reads 37 comments

  9. The Question: Is UFC 189's McGregor vs. Aldo the Best-Promoted MMA Fight Ever?

    Breaking the UFC 189 World Tour down by the numbers yields some fairly interesting results. 13,142 nautical miles. Two fighters. Eight cities. One sentient toilet. And a seemingly endless supply of both staredowns and luxury hotel rooms...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 10,362 reads 58 comments

  10. Will Gary Russell Jr. Make the Most of Al Haymon's Title Shot Gift?

    " It's about who you know, I guess." The best part about covering combat sports is the honesty. That might sound odd, especially considering the bombastic promoters who have a hard time distinguishing a lie from the truth...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 4,035 reads 44 comments

  11. The Question: How Will MMA Remember WWE Superstar Brock Lesnar?

    After years of speculation, Brock Lesnar finally put MMA fans hoping for his return out of their misery. There will be no second act for Lesnar, at least not in the cage...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 17,706 reads 119 comments

  12. 5 Rounds with Jonathan Snowden: Best and Worst from UFC Fight Night 62

    Not much of consequence happened at UFC Fight Night 62 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Not much of consequence could have...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 15,105 reads 38 comments

  13. The Question: Can a 1-Dimensional Fighter Still Thrive in the UFC?

    Just six years separate Demian Maia and Ryan LaFlare chronologically, but in their chosen profession, that might as well be a lifetime. The gap between them, stylistically and in the cage, is nearly unfathomable...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 15,477 reads 76 comments

  14. The Question: Does Anthony Pettis Belong on Top of UFC's Pound-for-Pound List?

    If you ask the casual UFC fan about the sport's top fighters, you'll typically get a pretty standard list in return. Jon Jones will be somewhere near the top...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 9,495 reads 116 comments

  15. Is HBO vs. Al Haymon Boxing's Next Big Fight?

    Al Haymon is the most powerful man in boxing. Yet, before Premier Boxing Champions ( PBC ) launched on NBC last week, you'd likely never heard of him...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 22,973 reads 40 comments

  16. 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...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 17,441 reads 83 comments

  17. 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...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 87,141 reads 98 comments

  18. 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...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 30,783 reads 183 comments

  19. 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...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 34,757 reads 30 comments

  20. 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...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 2 years ago 368,191 reads 640 comments

  21. 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...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about over 2 years ago 45,053 reads 211 comments

  22. 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...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about over 2 years ago 173,645 reads 405 comments

  23. 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...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about over 2 years ago 249,862 reads 426 comments

  24. 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 ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about over 2 years ago 175,987 reads 284 comments

  25. 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...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about over 2 years ago 5,478 reads 31 comments