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Fabricio Werdum puts on striking display while earning one-sided decision victory over Travis Browne at UFC on Fox

If Dana White was serious about the main event to Saturday’s UFC on Fox card being to determine the next challenger for Cain Velasquez and the heavyweight title, Fabricio Werdum will be that challenger. Werdum appears to have earned the shot by virtue of his very dominant and nearly shutout victory on the scorecards against Travis Browne. From the beginning, Werdum’s striking...
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UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne results

Tonight’s UFC on Fox card had as its main event a bout advertised as a heavyweight title eliminator bout. This meant that either Fabricio Werdum or Travis Browne would earn a shot at heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez with a win tonight. UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne took place from the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The following are the results for UFC on Fox: Werdum vs....
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UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne prelims: Khabib Nurmagomedov dominates Rafael dos Anjos

Khabib Nurmagomedov remained undefeated in pro MMA, moving his record to 22-0 with a very one-sided win over Rafael dos Anjos in the final preliminary bout of UFC on Fox: Werdum vs. Browne. Nurmagomedov was able to dominate the bout with his takedowns and ability to keep his opponent on the canvas for a good amount of the bout. And whenever the bout was standing, Nurmagomedov was...
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Bellator 117 results

Bellator 117 provided the latest installment of season 10 of Bellator MMA. The card was headlined by both lightweight tournament semifinal bouts and a bout for the vacant welterweight championship between Douglas Lima and Rick Hawn. Bellator 117 took place from the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. The following are the results for Bellator 117: Catchweight (175 pounds...
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Reggie Wayne takes shots at his haters

Indianapolis Colt Reggie Wayne has been shutting down skeptics since his days as a Miami Hurricane. As he fights through the rehab process surrounding the ACL injury that he suffered in October, he has a message for his detractors: “you motivate me.” Please click here to read this story. The post Reggie Wayne takes shots at his haters appeared first on Players View.
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Predicting the 2014 NBA Eastern Conference Quarterfinals

The NBA playoffs are here and with them arrives all of the fanfare that you can muster. The Western Conference is drawing most of the attention as plenty of observers are treating the results of the Eastern Conference as a foregone conclusion. The obvious name should emerge to head into the NBA Finals. But right now they are just another team fighting for the right to move on...
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Video: highlights of Travis Browne

The UFC fighter that made his presence known the most during 2013 was Travis Browne. Every year new fighters emerge, but Browne sent the strongest message during the year; that message: I’m here and I’m coming for the heavyweight title. Each of his three bouts in 2013 resulted in wins as well as Knockout of the Night awards for Browne. His victims were Gabriel Gonzaga, Alistair...
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The week that was in Japanese pro wrestling (April 18, 2014)

This past week was a week where tournaments began in several pro wrestling promotions in Japan. Pro Wrestling NOAH began a tag league that has a brief history, but has been a quality tournament basically since its inception while All Japan Pro Wrestling began the longest running singles tournament in Japanese pro wrestling. And since it wouldn’t be a week of news in Japanese pro...
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Video: highlights of Liz Carmouche

When Liz Carmouche steps into the octagon tomorrow night to fight Miesha Tate on national television, it will be a stage she has gotten accustomed to while in UFC. Despite female MMA still being relatively young in America, Carmouche is no stranger to the biggest of stages. She was one of the participants in UFC’s first female bout and will be making her second appearance on national...
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Video: highlights of Fabricio Werdum

Fabricio Werdum has always had a stigma attached to him that he could win some big fights, but not the ones that meant a potential heavyweight title shot. The man who ended Fedor Emelianenko‘s nearly decade-long undefeated run in MMA also has losses to Junior dos Santos and Alistair Overeem that came at the most inopportune times. A world champion and world-class jiu-jitsu practitioner...
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Video: highlights of Miesha Tate

Female MMA has been in UFC for a little over a year, and arguably the most entertaining female fighter in the promotion is Miesha Tate. This Saturday, Tate faces Liz Carmouche on the main card of UFC’s latest UFC on Fox card. No matter how the bout goes for Tate, it’s safe to assume that the bout will prove worthy of being in front of a network television audience. A veteran...
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Video: highlights of Edson Barboza

This Saturday’s UFC on Fox card will feature Edson Barboza, a Brazilian fighter who has rightfully earned a reputation in MMA for being fast and exciting. Barboza’s opponent Saturday will be Donald Cerrone in a lightweight bout that could be a show-stealing bout or at least provide a tremendous finish no matter who wins. Barboza’s hand and foot speed have wowed those that have...
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Report: Grant Hill Will Not Accept Detroit Pistons GM Job

Grant Hill is a respected figure in the NBA community. He served the league during two decades and dedicated himself to being the best that he could be. A life in a suit and tie either on the bench or in the front office has been a forgone conclusion. That does not mean that the time is right for him to walk into the vacated general manager’s seat of the Detroit Pistons left hot...
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Santana Moss: RG3 is looking like the old RG3

The Washington Redskins are counting on Robert Griffin III to bounce back into excellence during his third year. Griffin digested every bit of the sophomore slump that tends to follow rookies that enjoy breakout inaugural runs. Whether it was due to injury, poor leadership or some combination of both, RG3 would like to forget the year where it felt like he was RG negative three....
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Cuonzo Martin Parts Ways with Tennessee Volunteers

Cuonzo Martin made a career-changing decision three years ago, leaving his post at Missouri State to take over for Bruce Pearl as head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers. While the Vols are probably more famous for their Women’s hoops program than the Men’s program, Pearl left big shoes to fill in the eyes of the Tennessee faithful. Fans often lack patience and Vols fans were...
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The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale results

The finale of The Ultimate Fighter Nations took place tonight. All four finalists were from Team Cote, representing Canada, and were all making their UFC debuts. The middleweight final matched Elias Theodorou and Sheldon Westcott while the welterweight final matched Oliver Aubin-Mercier and Chad Laprise. The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale took place at the Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec...
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Wladimir Klitschko’s April 26 bout against Alex Leapai to air on ESPN

A bout involving either of the Klitschko brothers airing in the U.S. has become rarer as the years have passed. The undisputed kings of boxing‘s heavyweight division don’t provide the pizazz and excitement in their bouts that glues people to their seats near a television. The two are technically brillant boxers who overwhelm, outclass and beat their opponents. There isn’t anything...
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Chris Johnson and New York Jets a perfect match

From the moment Chris Johnson was released, the team he has been constantly linked to was the New York Jets. Today the Jets and Johnson agreed on a two-year deal that is a perfect match for both parties. Johnson brings the speed the Jets sorely lack on offense and New York gives the running back another chance to prove that he’s still one of the best in the league. The...
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Mikey Garcia filing suit against Top Rank Boxing

Current WBO super featherweight champion Mikey Garcia appears to be looking to split from his current promoter, Top Rank Boxing. As first reported by Jeandra LeBeauf of BadCulture.net and then by Bad Left Hook, Garcia has reported filed suit against his promoter, according to a report and court documents. Garcia’s complaint is that he signed contracts in 2007 and 2009 with Top...
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Josh Freeman and New York Giants close in on contract

The next act of quarterback Josh Freeman’s career will most likely play out in New York. According to ESPN, Freeman is set to ink a deal with the Giants as they work through Eli Manning’s ankle injury. Freeman enthusiasts should not get their hopes up as the 26-year-old has a very minimal opportunity to see any real time. Manning will be fine and barring a dire turn of events...
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Michael Bisping vs. Tim Kennedy preview

For all the trash talking that has taken place leading up to the main event of Wednesday’s The Ultimate Fighter Nations Finale card, the bout between Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy isn’t one built on trash talk. No, this bout is about the winner gaining redemption and the ability to move on with his career while the loser will need to potentially come to the reality that they...
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World Cup 2014 Profiles: Nigeria and Iran

Three groups left to analyse, and it’s the turn of World Cup Group F to come under the microscope. For me, this is one of the easiest groups to predict, at least it would take a brave man to pick anyone other than Argentina to win the group. I think Bosnia-Herzegovina will take second place, leaving Nigeria and Iran to pick between the last two spots. Nigeria Top Scorer – Emmanuel...
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Video: highlights of Donald Cerrone

One of the most entertaining fighters in MMA is Donald Cerrone. This weekend, he takes on Edson Barboza on the main card of UFC‘s latest nationally televised card. This bout is almost guaranteed to be fast-paced and full of action, even if it doesn’t get out of the opening round. With his fists as well as his feet, Cerrone has produced some memorable knockouts as well as contributed...
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Is Donald Trump close to purchasing Buffalo Bills?

Can a man who once tried to compete with NFL be close to purchasing one of its teams? According to the Buffalo News, billionaire Donald Trump is serious about purchasing the Buffalo Bills. “I’m going to give it a heavy shot,” Trump told the News on Monday from his office in Manhattan. “I would love to do it, and if I can do it, I’m keeping it in Buffalo.” If Trump was...
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Video: highlights of Khabib Nurmagomedov

The final prelim bout of this Saturday’s UFC on Fox card features lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov. Nurmagomedov is undefeated in 21 pro MMA bouts. He has spread the love around by winning seven bouts by decision, seven by submission and seven by knockout or TKO. Like many fighters, Nurmagomedov has fought most of his career in his home country, in this case Russia. A veteran of...
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