May
14

Controversy Will Continue With The 10-point Must System

Robbie Lawler (blue gloves) is declared the winner after his welterweight bout during UFC 167 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

On May 3rd, 2014 Floyd Money Mayweather defeated Marcos Maidana in one of the closest fights in recent history. Undoubtedly, the closest fight Money Mayweather has been in… quite possibly his entire career. While that fight was insanely close, fans throughout the world screamed controversy that Maidana was robbed, that boxing is corrupt, that something…
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Sep
22

Protect Yourself At All Times: Mayweather Stuns Ortiz in Controversial Knockout

Oscar De La Hoya v Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Many boxing fans are in an uproar after the controversial knock out of Victor Ortiz at the hands of Floyd Mayweather.  In the first three rounds, Mayweather showed no signs of ring rust despite a 16-month layoff.  He was able to impose his will on Ortiz with his sound defense and exceptional counter-punching ability. In…
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May
25

The NFL Takes to the Cage

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Kudos to the Atlanta Falcons for being the first professional sports team to implement their own team-sponsored MMA training program in their off-season workouts. This is a voluntary workout program run by MMAthletics, a company founded by FOX Sports NFL Insider Jay Glazer and UFC legend Randy Couture. As the popularity of the UFC and…
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Mar
05

James Toney Signs a UFC Contract

James Toney

It actually happened. After a few months of extreme persistence and incoherent rants, former boxing champion, James Toney, has gotten his way and has signed a deal to fight for the UFC. Toney first started his campaign to fight for the UFC on January 2nd, 2010 at UFC 108, where he was demanding to talk to…
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Feb
05

Does the NFL Have a Place in MMA?

Greg Nagy vs Herschel Walker

After last weekend’s MMA debut of former NFL superstar, Herschel Walker, I began to think if MMA could be a legitimate answer for athletes who still thrive to compete but have outstayed their welcome in the NFL either by way of retiring or through being cut. At 47, Walker is still in phenomenal shape and…
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Dec
23

DVD Review: FACING ALI

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As you know from reading my contributions to this site, I am a huge fan of Mixed Martial Arts. What you did not know; however, is that I am also a sucker for a good boxing documentary. Yes, I have watched countless documentaries on boxing’s history, and though I’m not the biggest supporter of the…
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Dec
18

It Isn’t Always Bigger In Texas

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It seems that football games aren’t the only thing that Jerry Jones loses these days. Last week it was “decided” that the upcoming super fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, for the moment, won’t be held at the new super stadium in Texas, even after Mr. Jones swung for the fences to get the…
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Dec
08

Boston Beats New York: MMA Approved

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A few weeks ago, I wrote about how the UFC is planning on taking its product to a global market in far reaching countries such as the United Arab Emirates and Australia. The fact remains; however, that the UFC still can’t legally hold events in some of the states here in the United Sates. The…
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Mar
18

The Ideal Mind Set of a Boxing Manager

Guest contribution by Paul Stuart Haberman It may be popularly known as the “Sweet Science,” but professional boxing can be a sour experience for many of its athletes that are not at the very top of their weight class or are not big draws on a local, regional, national, or international level. This reality is…
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