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Figueroa Rises to Occasion, Stops Estrada to Retain Title Boxing / Editorial Figueroa Rises to Occasion, Stops Estrada to Retain Title Lou Eisen

The first of two undercard title fights prior to the Shawn Porter-Kell Brook IBF welterweight world title main event at the StubHub Center in California this past weekend featured undefeated WBC world lightweig…

August 19, 2014 - 10:56am 0
Dirrell Outlasts Bika to Win WBC Super Middleweight Title Boxing / Editorial Dirrell Outlasts Bika to Win WBC Super Middleweight Title Lou Eisen

In a title fight that resembled a pro wrestling match more than it did a pro boxing match, 29 year-old Anthony "The Dog" Dirrell (W27, KO22, D1) defeated 35 year-old Sakio "The Scorpion" Bika (W32, KO21, L6, D3…

August 18, 2014 - 11:08am 0
Brook Shocks Porter to Win IBF Welterweight Crown Boxing / Editorial Brook Shocks Porter to Win IBF Welterweight Crown Lou Eisen

In what has to be one of the biggest boxing upsets in the welterweight division in many years, undefeated British welterweight Kell "The Special One" Brook (W33, KO 22) defeated "Showtime" Shawn Porter (W24, KO…

August 18, 2014 - 11:06am 0
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The 5th Annual Heroes Expo Features George Chuvalo Boxing / Editorial The 5th Annual Heroes Expo Features George Chuvalo Lou Eisen

Next month on Sept. 12, Order of Canada member George Louis "Boom Boom" Chuvalo, the man who headlined Madison Square Garden nine times and fought six world champions, will celebrate birthday number 77 with fam…

August 13, 2014 - 11:22am 0
Gunnar Nelson Analysis - Robin Black & Lawrence Kenshin MMA / Editorial Gunnar Nelson Analysis - Robin Black & Lawrence Kenshin Lawrence Kenshin

In MMA’s recent years, there’s been several karate prospects. Multiple outlets ranked Lyoto Machida as the number one prospect years before his UFC debut. And of all karate stylists clearly representing the…

August 11, 2014 - 11:23am 1
SHIFT Review - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Editorial / Fight News Now SHIFT Review - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Andrew Weymes

A dark cloud has hung over this production of 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' for as long as I can remember. When Michael Bay was reported as being attached (as producer), the fanboys lost their minds; when the …

August 9, 2014 - 2:01pm 0
KounterMove - Metamoris 4 Fantasy BJJ in Five Simple Steps Grappling / Editorial KounterMove - Metamoris 4 Fantasy BJJ in Five Simple Steps Fight Network Staff

No, fantasy jiu-jitsu doesn’t mean a play by play fantasy of you rolling with Kyra Gracie. Get your mind out the gutter! Fantasy sports and for this matter, jiu-jitsu, means creating a team of picks from a…

August 9, 2014 - 1:21pm 0
Sergey Kovalev Surges On, 'Krushes' Blake Caparello Boxing / Editorial Sergey Kovalev Surges On, 'Krushes' Blake Caparello Lou Eisen

The Sergey Kovalev (W25, KO23, D1) demolition derby continues to roll on in spectacular fashion as he destroyed Australian southpaw opponent Blake Caparello (W19, KO6, L1, D1) in less than two rounds at the Rev…

August 4, 2014 - 5:20pm 0
Brandon Rios Bests Diego Chaves in Ugly, Foul-Filled Affair Boxing / Editorial Brandon Rios Bests Diego Chaves in Ugly, Foul-Filled Affair Lou Eisen

"Just win this fight and look good the next one." That is the time honored advice many boxing trainers have given their fighters throughout the years when ever they are fighting a guy who is awkward, hard to hi…

August 4, 2014 - 5:17pm 0
SHIFT Review - Guardians of the Galaxy Editorial / Fight News Now SHIFT Review - Guardians of the Galaxy Andrew Weymes

For the first time since, oh, I don't know, 'Howard the Duck', I was able to go into a Marvel movie without a ton of expectations and a ton of character history nagging at the back of mind. I'll admit, the firs…

August 3, 2014 - 4:10pm 0
UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown Preview & Predictions MMA / Editorial UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown Preview & Predictions Ariel Shnerer

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will look to keep the momentum rolling after a pair of exciting UFC Fight Night events last week, as the world's preeminent mixed martial arts organization returns to San Jose…

July 24, 2014 - 7:53pm 0
KounterMove Picks - UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown MMA / Editorial KounterMove Picks - UFC on FOX 12: Lawler vs. Brown Fight Network Staff

Matt Brown takes his closest step toward title contention when he faces fellow welterweight destroyer Robbie Lawler, this Saturday at UFC on FOX 12. Aside from Brown receiving a much awaited shot at one of the …

July 24, 2014 - 6:17pm 0