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Sports

Conor McGregor Under Investigation for Sexual Assault: Report

The New York Times says the MMA star was arrested in January and remains under investigation. McGregor announced his retirement earlier today.
Mack Lamoureux
3.26.19
Film

You Probably Love 'Fight Club' Because of Its Sound Design

Honestly, without the right audio, Tyler Durden might as well be Kindergarten Cop.
Beckett Mufson
3.18.17
How Scared Should I Be?

How Scared Should I Be of Getting Punched in the Face?

I've never been in a fight, but it turns out you can get hurt in them. Did you know this?
Mike Pearl
8.19.16
FIGHTLAND

Revisiting UFC 9: The Night MMA Lost Its Punches

Twenty years removed from what was dubbed the worst fight in the history of mixed martial arts, we take a look at the events surrounding UFC 9 and the definition of a closed fist.
Dan Shapiro
5.17.16
tech

I Tried and Failed to Fight Someone on 'Tinder for Fights,' Because It Was Fake

We talked to the guys behind the viral marketing stunt.
Drew Millard
11.10.15
Stuff

The Time I Watched a Guy Smash Up Abbotsford Centrelink

"I don't imagine he's had much experience with Centrelink because he seems hell-bent on a fight rather than a swindle. That's not the way to get paid in this place."
Nat Kassel
11.11.14
Stuff

Meet the British Grandfather Who Taught Brazil’s Riot Police How to Fight

Brazil has a reputation for dealing with protesters by killing them. Sensing PR problems in the lead up to the World Cup, they called Steve Costello, a 72-year-old British karate instructor, so riot cops would have an arsenal of effective fighting...
Greta Hofmann
7.3.14
FIGHTLAND

The Return of Georges St. Pierre

Reigning welterweight champ Georges St. Pierre will be back in the ring for UFC 154 on Saturday, facing interim champion Carlos Condit. Will it be a dream fight?
Josh Rosenblatt
11.17.12