Sometimes, you need years of training. Sometimes, you need a perfect physique or masterful technique. Sometimes, just like the song says, you just “gotta have the funk.”
What’s different about Conor McGregor’s return at UFC 246? Everything, and that’s why he’s primed for a busy 2020
The magnitude of a big fight is still in the air, but it seems like a new version of the man who would dance around at press conferences and taunt opponents has surfaced: a new and improved Conor McGregor.
To add to an ever-ongoing debate, here’s a list of five must-have inductees to the WWE Hall of Fame in the 2020s, in order from who fans could expect to see first to who may take a little more time.
‘This is our fight’: Why NXT, not AEW, is changing the landscape of the professional wrestling world
While ratings showed a consistent AEW lead in the “Wednesday Night Wars” over the first month and a half of the battle, many still feel that NXT is doing more to change the professional wrestling world as fans know it.
Everyone faces their own types of fights in life, and MMA fighters are forced to deal with the harsh realities that come with their professions: a fight inside of the Octagon, and a battle in your head when you’re outside of it.
‘We’re all superstars’: WWE’s influence across sports world continues to grow as company’s deal with FOX begins
Can you smell what The Rock is cookin’? Is it time to play The Game? For those of you who haven’t followed professional wrestling at any point in your lives, … Continue Reading ‘We’re all superstars’: WWE’s influence across sports world continues to grow as company’s deal with FOX begins
‘$50,000 fireworks show’: UFC’s Randy Costa letting fights do the talking as he looks to honor fallen friend’s legacy
The sport of mixed martial arts often gets a lot of flack from first-time fans for the brutality they see during a bloody bout, or insults from fighters looking to … Continue Reading ‘$50,000 fireworks show’: UFC’s Randy Costa letting fights do the talking as he looks to honor fallen friend’s legacy
Just like any other sport, the debate for the top UFC fighter of all time has been raging on for years, and it’s a more complicated conversation than most. Unlike … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Best UFC fighters of all time
Bellator fighter Ed Ruth talks transition from wrestling to MMA, who could make similar switch, career goals
Ed Ruth, a three-time NCAA champion, has made the seamless transition from his collegiate career to the world of MMA, currently making a name for himself as a fighter for Bellator.
Imagine if a UFC card could have Brock Lesnar, Georges St. Pierre, Jon Jones, Frank Mir, Dan Henderson, Michael Bisping and so much more? Oh wait, that happened exactly 10 … Continue Reading Feeling old? 10 things to remember more than 10 years after UFC 100
UFC 239 should be remembered as one of the company’s best events in the last five or 10 years, and will hopefully set the tone for some great pay-per-views in the ESPN+ era.
Gene Lavanchy of Boston 25 News joins Austin Bumpus on the inaugural part of our new series of the future of sports journalism. Lavanchy discusses what the business was like … Continue Reading Future of Sports Journalism Series: Gene Lavanchy of Boston 25 News
I’ll admit, the CM Punk/Mickey Gall fight last night was absolutely horrible. It looked like everything Punk had been training to do was useless, considering he didn’t even attempt to … Continue Reading Analyzing the CM Punk catastrophe
It’s a WHOLE NEW GAME!! @FightOwensFight is the NEW @WWE #UniversalChampion, thanks to COO @TripleH! #RAW pic.twitter.com/ubphGf6Fqx — WWE (@WWE) August 30, 2016 Going into tonight, the WWE actually had … Continue Reading The WWE finally showed some guts on RAW
Retirement stories are one of the few things in life that can bring a man to tears, and provide for some theater to end the last chapter of a great athlete’s … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Top retirement stories in sports history
With UFC 200 rapidly approaching, fight fans are counting down the days until they can see a stacked card that may go down as the best the UFC has ever … Continue Reading Pick-Six: Top UFC cards of all time