Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder Fight Year's Most One-Sided Draw
Fury was knocked down twice, but he otherwise put on a boxing clinic against Wilder.
Brock Lesnar’s Return to UFC Is Full-Tilt WWE, and We Love it
“When we clash...I’m in that ass!”—Daniel Cormier
A Q&A With Mike Perry, MMA Fighter and Animal Impersonator
On Saturday, the surreal Perry takes on Santiago Ponzinibbio on UFC on FOX.
The Velveteen Dream is WWE's Chance to Move Beyond Gay Panic
Wrestling audiences are ready for a nuanced, sexually ambiguous character like NXT superstar The Velveteen Dream. Is WWE?
The Night Jack Dempsey Bankrupted a Town
Hoping to garner national attention and draw investors to the small town's newfound oil field, Shelby, Montana went broke hosting a Jack Dempsey fight.
After a Month of Mourning, Muay Thai Returns to Thailand
The month-long ban on gambling in honor of the death of H.M. King Bhumibol Adulyadej has ended and the Muay Thai community can get back to business.
The Making of Gennady Golovkin, Boxing's Silent Superstar
How a boy from a soot-soaked corner of the Soviet empire—a city that grew out of a labor camp, in a society shaped by the warped, paranoid mind of Joseph Stalin—grew into the man they call “Triple-G.”
Youth Muay Thai Shows Promise at World Championship, But U.S. Still Lags Behind
Jet Benjaminson is one of the best young fighters the U.S. has to offer, and he still struggled against the competition at the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur Championship.
Muhammad Ali and Antonio Inoki Gave Us a Preview of Mayweather-McGregor
In 1976, Ali and Inoki fought for 15 excruciatingly boring rounds, after which the crowd chanted for their money back.
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Mayweather-McGregor Is the Ultimate Money Fight
The two aren't the only ones making bank off their superfight. From bars to fans to the state of Nevada, everyone has the opportunity to cash in.
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How Muhammad Ali Stunned the World at the Rumble in the Jungle
The Rumble in the Jungle was a fight of such significance that it transcended boxing, perhaps even sport as a whole, to become a moment of 20th century history. This is how it happened.
Conor McGregor Is the Devil’s Son
Last week's miserable series of press conferences closed the distance between the blowhard McGregor pretends to be when he needs to sell something and the shameful human Floyd Mayweather continues to be every day.