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Published: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:37:08 -0700

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Opinion: Floyd Mayweather and the Chase for a 50-0 Mirage

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:47:58 -0700

While the former five-division champion chases the ghost of Rocky Marciano, the boxing world needs to take a closer look at the record book, argues Mike Sloan.



The Must-See Fights of Bellator 182

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:21:28 -0700

Bellator MMA returns to the combat sports scene on the eve of the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor super fight and does so with a handful of key players at its disposal.



Opinion: The Simple Complexities of ‘The Money Fight’

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:05:05 -0700

The showdown between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor is a circus, but that is not necessarily a bad thing, writes Eric Stinton.



By The Numbers: Amanda Nunes

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 19:49:48 -0700

The American Top Team-trained Brazilian will defend her women’s bantamweight championship on Sept. 9 in a UFC 215 rematch with Valentina Shevchenko.



5 Things You Might Not Know About Francis Ngannou

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 00:57:12 -0700

The Cameroon-born Frenchman has seen his stock rise rapidly in the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s heavyweight division.



Opinion: A Mir-ror and a Map For All MMA Modernity

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 08:17:59 -0700

As imminent and obvious as it was, the phrase “Bellator MMA heavyweight Frank Mir” rings strange. No, not strange as in unexpected -- like I said, this signing was a foregone conclusion -- but strange in the sense of being quaint and remarkable. Mir's entire career is curiously predicated on this essential quality: he is, in his essence, a case study in MMA's extremes, contradictions and foibles.



Opinion: How Did Kevin Lee Land Shot at Interim Title at UFC 216?

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:26:51 -0700

Sherdog columnist Andreas Hale examines the Grand Rapids, Michigan, native’s rise to power ahead of his Oct. 7 showdown with Tony Ferguson.



Sherdog Prospect Watch: Sid Bice

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:53:02 -0700

The Factory X flyweight has compiled a 7-1 record ahead of his clash with Ken Porter in the Legacy Fighting Alliance 19 co-headliner on Friday in South Dakota.



Sherdog’s Top 10: Floyd Mayweather’s Greatest Hits

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:12:57 -0700

His name never far from the pound-for-pound discussion, the 1996 Olympic bronze medalist has been one of the world’s premier boxers for more than two decades.



Opinion: Can Daniel Cormier Be Content with Second Place?

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:29:40 -0700

The former UFC light heavyweight champion finds himself in a difficult historical position following a second, more decisive defeat to Jon Jones, writes Andreas Hale.



By the Numbers: Anderson Silva

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:57:12 -0700

The former Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight titleholder has experienced historic highs to which few others can relate.



By The Numbers: Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:57:07 -0700

The 40-year-old Grand Rapids, Michigan, native will come out of retirement to face reigning UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor in a boxing super fight on Aug. 26.



MMA’s Greats of the States | Washington, D.C.: Mike Easton

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:57:05 -0700

The “Hulk” was a star on the regional scene before winning his first three fights in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. He has since fallen on hard times.



The Hit List: Undefeated Fighters in the UFC

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:07:06 -0700

Former World Series of Fighting champion Justin Gaethje improved to 18-0 in his July 7 promotional debut at “The Ultimate Fighter 25” Finale.



The Bottom Line: A Lurking Threat to MMA’s Integrity

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 07:36:59 -0700

Mixed martial arts lends itself to fixing better than just about any other sport, and if that happens on even an occasional basis, it could do real damage to its credibility, writes Todd Martin.



5 Things You Might Not Know About Khabib Nurmagomedov

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 07:54:18 -0700

Armed with a perfect 24-0 record and the overwhelming skills to match, he ranks as one of the top lightweights in mixed martial arts.



By the Numbers: Ronda Rousey

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 07:44:04 -0700

The former UFC champion was for a time the brightest star in the mixed martial arts sky, the haste of her meteoric rise matched only by the suddenness of her unexpected fall.



Opinion: The Dueling Insecurities of Boxing and MMA

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 07:31:40 -0700

It is possible, even preferable, to love both sports, but Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Conor McGregor does not offer that opportunity, writes Eric Stinton.



Stories from the Road: Chael Sonnen

Sat, 12 Aug 2017 16:24:35 -0700

From holes in rings and missing shoes to encounters with all-time greats and gangster-mandated grave digs, the 20-year veteran has witnessed more than most in MMA.



Opinion: Money Problems Follow Money Fights

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:18:09 -0700

Please accept my apology in advance, because the next two weeks are all about one thing: Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor.