Corey Erdman

Womens History Month

The Forgotten Story of the First Black Female Wrestlers

In briefly choosing to honor the disgraced Fabulous Moolah at WrestleMania, WWE overlooked three African-American sisters and their friend who were actual pioneers in women's wrestling.
Corey Erdman
3.23.18
beer mile

The Beer Mile World Record Holder Is More Than Just a Gimmick Racer

Corey Bellemore is the beer mile world record holder. The 23-year-old is also one of Canada's top middle distance runners and has his sights set on making the national team.
Corey Erdman
7.12.17
WRESTLING

Toronto Is the Nerdiest Wrestling City in the World

The one thing that doesn't waver in Toronto is the city's passion for professional wrestling. It has been one of the sport's major markets since the 1930s.
Corey Erdman
6.14.17
FIGHTLAND

Weed Companies Can Help Boxing the Way Beer Did

Will boxing at large open up to marijuana the way it did for alcohol?
Corey Erdman
5.9.17
420

How Bob Arum Wound Up in ‘The Marijuana Affair,’ a 70s Movie About Weed

We talk to the 85-year-old promoter about being boxing's biggest cannabis advocate, drug test reform in sports, and how he ended up playing a villain in a little-known Jamaican film back in 1975.
Corey Erdman
4.20.17
FIGHTLAND

Fighting in His Footsteps: Boxing's Best Father-Son Duos

Although the sport of boxing has been passed down through many families, it's very rare that both a father and a son become world champion. In fact, it's only happened a handful of times in boxing history.
Corey Erdman
4.14.17
FIGHTLAND

Ricardo Mayorga and Why Fighters Just Can't Retire

Ricardo Mayorga made yet another comeback this month, showing again why fighters just can't retire when they should.
Corey Erdman
4.11.17
esportes de verão

Thirty Years Strong: Nike Air Max Remains Iconic Sports Fashion Piece

In terms of actual functional running shoes, it's tough to think of a product other than the Air Max that is still deemed cool fashion wear.
Corey Erdman
4.10.17
FIGHTLAND

Honey Boy Bratton: The Boxer Who Inspired Miles Davis and Muhammad Ali

Johnny Bratton is often overlooked, but the former welterweight champ had a profound impact on the city of Chicago, and two giant figures in particular—Miles Davis, and Muhammad Ali.
Corey Erdman
3.29.17
boxing

Sandy Tsagouris Stuck Through Low Paydays to Help Pave Way for Golden Era of Women's Boxing

The 36-year-old recent WIBA super featherweight champ keeps hustling to open doors for other female fighters, and is now looking for her next opponent.
Corey Erdman
3.24.17
boxing

What It's Like to Call a Boxing Match When a Riot Breaks Out

Like Andrew Golota-Riddick Bowe in 1996, fans started brawling after a recent fight in Montreal between Brandon Cook and Steven Butler. The commentators who called those fights discuss the mayhem.
Corey Erdman
3.16.17
FIGHTLAND

Claressa Shields Is Exactly What Boxing Needs

After a brilliant performance in the first all-women's main event on premium cable, the sky is the limit for Claressa Shields.
Corey Erdman
3.13.17