1. 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...

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  2. 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...

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  3. 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...

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  4. 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...

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  5. 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...

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  6. 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...

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  7. 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 ...

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  8. 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...

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  9. 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...

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  10. 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...

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  11. 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...

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  12. 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 24,941 reads 120 comments

  13. 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 27,344 reads 87 comments

  14. 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...

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  15. 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...

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  16. 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...

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  17. 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...

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  18. 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...

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  19. 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 ...

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  20. 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...

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  21. Family Affair: Nuanced Storylines Demand Vince and Stephanie McMahon

    Vickie Guerrero is a fraud. Booker T is a fraud, too. Teddy Long? You guessed it—a fraud. When he was on television, John Laurinaitis was a fraud as well. So was "Stone Cold" Steve Austin...

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  22. 91 Seconds: Mike Tyson, Michael Spinks and the Knockout that Shook the World

    It was just after 11 P.M. exactly a quarter of a century ago, and Mike Tyson was steaming. "Bam! Bam !" A combination boomed against the dressing room wall. Not against a heavy bag or pads held by a trepidatious trainer...

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  23. UFC 162: Anderson Silva Takes on His Most Dangerous Opponent Yet—Father Time

    If you're a member of the MMA media, and you like living dangerously, why not go ahead and get your UFC 162 work out of the way right now? No reason to wait until July 6 to scramble and race the clock on deadline...

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  24. Malignaggi vs. Broner: The Problem's Floyd Mayweather Impression Needs Work

    "A young Floyd Mayweather." We've heard that a lot this week about Adrien Broner (27-0, 22 knockouts), the 23-year-old wunderkind who beat Paulie Malignaggi by split decision in ...

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  25. Showtime and Golden Boy Plan to Make Adrien Broner and Canelo Alvarez Superstars

    Adrien Broner (26-0, 22 knockouts) stepped onto the path at the Millvale Recreation Center in Cincinnati, Ohio when he was just six years old...

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