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Brock Lesnar’s New WWE Deal Allows 1 UFC Fight

Brock Lesnar’s New WWE Deal Allows 1 UFC Fight

According to MMAFighting, Brock Lesnar’s new contract with WWE lets him participate in at least one UFC fight. Lesnar, who was expected to walk away from WWE after WrestleMania 34, re-signed and has been booked to defend his title against Roman Reigns. His presence is a boost for the WWE, who has pushed the former [...]

April 10, 2018 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Ricardo Mayorga is Fighting This Weekend?!?

Ricardo Mayorga is Fighting This Weekend?!?

I cannot emphasize this enough. If you are a serious boxing fan and have a few minutes to spare at some point during your week, you need to check out the weekend boxing calendar on Boxrec.com. More often than not you’ll find at least one curiosity and/or blast from the past. This week it is [...]

April 6, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Lamar Odom to Help Launch ‘Rich Soil Organics’—A Marijuana Venture

Lamar Odom to Help Launch ‘Rich Soil Organics’—A Marijuana Venture

Lamar Odom is getting into the marijuana business. Yes, that Lamar Odom. And yes, that marijuana business. In a press release (h/t SLAM Online), the former NBA star announced he would be investing in Rich Soil Organics after he found the use of cannabis very helpful during his rehab for substance abuse: While going through [...]

April 6, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Conor McGregor Charged with Assault and Criminal Mischief

Conor McGregor Charged with Assault and Criminal Mischief

UFC fighter Conor McGregor has been charged with three counts of misdemeanor assault and one count of felony criminal mischief for his role in an incident at the Barclays Center on Thursday. McGregor surrendered to police after attacking a bus full of UFC fighters and employees, shattering a window and causing injuries to those on [...]

April 6, 2018 admin Headlines, MMA 0

Predators Fan Sends Dead Catfish to NHL Office

Predators Fan Sends Dead Catfish to NHL Office

On Tuesday night, Nashville Predator Filip Forsberg was refused a goal on a controversial goaltender interference call. One fan, Briley Meeks, was so upset over the call that she decided to ship a dead catfish to the NHL office in Toronto. “I was like, ‘OK, I will,'” Meeks said, according to ESPN’s Greg Wyshynski. “One [...]

April 5, 2018 admin Headlines, NHL 0

Nerlens Noel, Thabo Sefolosha Suspended by NBA for Violating League’s Anti-Drug Policy

Nerlens Noel, Thabo Sefolosha Suspended by NBA for Violating League’s Anti-Drug Policy

Nerlens Noel and Thabo Sefolosha are having seasons to forget—and they’re not getting any better. The NBA suspended both players for five games on Monday for violating its anti-drug policy, according to Yahoo Sports’ Shams Charania: Sefolosha played some quality minutes as a small-ball 4 for the Utah Jazz before suffering what was supposed to [...]

April 4, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Canelo Pulls Out

Canelo Pulls Out

What was supposed to be the biggest boxing match of 2018 has been called off. Canelo Alvarez announced today that he would be pulling out of his May 5 re-match with Gennady Golovkin. It was inevitable, of course–the shoe that has been hanging in the air for weeks now, waiting to drop. In February Alvarez [...]

April 4, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

The Heavyweight Top 10

The Heavyweight Top 10

March was a big month in heavyweight boxing. With April underway, it’s time to update the rankings. 1. Anthony Joshua The big Brit was less than sizzling last weekend in Wales. But he did enough to edge Joseph Parker. He’s got three of the four belts and a knockout win over Wladimir Klitschko. That’s enough [...]

April 3, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0

Kevin Durant on James Harden’s MVP Case: ‘Just Give It to Him. It’s His Time to Win It’

Kevin Durant on James Harden’s MVP Case: ‘Just Give It to Him. It’s His Time to Win It’

Kevin Durant doesn’t get an MVP vote. If he did, though, he’d give it to James Harden. As he recently told The Athletic’s Anthony Slater: “It’s his turn,” Kevin Durant told The Athletic recently. “Just give it to him. It’s his time to win it.” This is not the most eloquent way to lay out [...]

April 3, 2018 admin Headlines, NBA 0

Anthony Joshua “Workman-Like” in Win

Anthony Joshua “Workman-Like” in Win

On Saturday night in Wales Anthony Joshua defeated Joseph Parker to unify three of the four alphabet-soup heavyweight belts. We are perhaps as little as one fight away from having the first undisputed Heavyweight Champion in a generation. This is a good moment for boxing. But let’s not oversell things, either. If Joshua vs. Parker [...]

April 3, 2018 Briggs Seekins Boxing, Headlines 0