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Reason First: Can Boxer Adrien Broner Be Redeemed?
Boxer Adrien Broner is in crisis. In an Instagram post, Broner declared that he didn’t “want to live.” After a battery of legal and street nonsense, Broner has handled losing to boxer Manny Pacquiao i...
David Wylda day ago
The Fight in Little Phoenix
Trust me. We parents have all been there. The setting could be a sports field or a kitchen table. The matter at hand could be trying to hit even a slowly thrown baseball or calculating the answer to a...
Al Stover5 days ago
Joshua-Ruiz Is Not the Fight We Want, but Probably What We Deserve
Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will make his United States boxing debut after all. Reports confirmed that Joshua will defend his WBA Super, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles against Andy Ruiz Jr. on June 1 at Madison Square Garden. The trip to MSG will be the first fight for Joshua on American soil since he turned pro in 2013, though Ruiz was not his original opponent. Joshua was set to take on Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller until the latter was recently suspended for failing multiple drug tes...
Al Stover6 days ago
Combat Sports Night at a Bar Can Be Fun
After a long day of the district softball tournament, I went to Wild Rivers Bar and Grill in East Wenatchee for a couple of cold ones and dinner to end the day. As I arrived, I noticed a few of the television screens showing the Emanuel Navarrete-Isaac Dogboe rematch, which was the co-feature bout to the Miguel Berchelt and Francisco Vargas title fight. Both the Navarrete-Dogboe, and main event were entertaining. I munched on my roast beef sandwich and consumed my Bud Light as Navarrete earned t...
Why Is Tony Ferguson, the Real Champ?
In Mexico and the Southwestern United States, a monster known as El Cucuy is something like the bogeyman. El Cucuy stands for an amorphous creature, a being able to transform into various animals or b...
Jeffrey Fontanosa month ago
Claressa Shields and Her Hunger for Greatness
Over the weekend an undisputed boxing match took place, between the best of the middleweight division in women's boxing. Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer. The night ended with the American fighte...
Al Stovera month ago
Welcome to Bellator, Josh Barnett
Bellator MMA added another UFC champion to their ranks – this time former heavyweight titleholder Josh Barnett. In what was not an April Fools prank, Barnett signed his Bellator contract during the April 1 edition of the “Ariel Helwani Show.” Barnett’s MMA career has been on the shelf since 2016 when the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) informed him of a doping violation from an out-of-competition drug test. In March 2018, Barnett was cleared to fight and received a public reprimand when...
Al Stover2 months ago
Alvarez, Johnson Will Have to Earn ONE Championship Main Event Status
Hardcore mixed martial arts fans kept their eyes on ONE Championships as former UFC champions Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson and Eddie Alvarez made their promotional debut on March 31. Both fighters competed on ONE's "A New Era" event in separate tournament bouts. Alvarez signed with ONE Championship back in October 2018. He was no stranger to fighting in Japan, having competed for DREAM, MARS, and at Fields Dynamite 2008. Johnson came to ONE Championship in an unusual manner. The UFC traded ...
Nessy Writes2 months ago
A Female Warrior's Journey to Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
I have trained in a range of martial arts for a good 22 years. And I’m only 26. So basically, my entire life. My journey to Brazilian Jiu jitsu (BJJ) has been an interesting one. A long train of event...
Jon McKinnon2 months ago
Junior dos Santos: Still a Heavyweight Force
Not very often in the UFC heavyweight division do we see someone stay on top a division for so long (11 years to be exact), and continue to win decisively, and in devastating fashion. Not only is it h...
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Roy Jones2 months ago
Brawling - An Art Form
The definition of brawling according to the dictionary is "a noisy quarrel, squabble, or fight." While some of that meaning can be used as part of the fighting definition, when we talk about brawlers,...
Derek Simmons2 months ago
An Ode to Shane Strickland
I have mentioned before that DEFY 4 was my first independent wrestling show back in June 2017, but there is more to the story than that. I had heard about events like Project 42 from my friend Max Wre...
Jeffrey Fontanos3 months ago
The Brilliance of the Tyson Fury/Top Rank Deal, and the Blindness of the Showtime/Deontay Wilder Fandom
It seems like boxing is prospering during the post Mayweather era. Every major network has got themselves a few major stars and those networks and apps have the money to pay them what they're worth. B...
Michael Reynoso3 months ago
WWE Elimination Chamber Review: Sasha Banks & Bailey Become the First Ever Women’s Tag-Team Champions!!
History was made at the Elimination Chamber. Sasha Banks and Bailey, known as “The Boss & Hug Connection,” became the first ever Women’s Tag-Team champions!! There were bodies everywhere. Each team ga...
Jeffrey Fontanos3 months ago
Why Terence Crawford Beats Errol Spence Jr
Even though this fight is still years in the making, discussions have been popping up about the potential matchup. I'm here to speak for the Terence Crawford side of the field, and why he can beat the...
Jerome Shaw3 months ago
Hobby vs Lifestyle
Picking the Right Strengths to Go All In
Jeffrey Fontanos3 months ago
Fighter of the Decade Debate 2010-2020
2020 is almost here and the once in a decade award is up for grabs. "Fighter of the Decade" is an award the BWAA (Boxing Writers Association of America) started giving out in the 1990s. So far the two...
Jeffrey Fontanos4 months ago
Pacquiao vs Thurman 2019
2019 is still in its first month and a lot of the chess pieces in the 147 division have been moving. One of the pieces that moved and is on everyone’s radar is Manny Pacquiao who put on a solid perfor...