The Takeover | Chris Weidman was on top of the UFC world only three years ago. He was the guy that stopped arguably the greatest MMA fighter of all time, Anderson Silva. He reigned as Middleweight Champion for over two years until he ran into Luke Rockhold, who took the title in convincing fashion.view
Inside the Ring | History will be made this coming Saturday night as Long Island, N.Y. hosts the UFC for the very first time. The UFC on FOX 25 card will be televised nationally and the promotion has done an excellent job of competitive match making once again.view
Downtown Las Vegas’ Plaza Hotel & Casino will hold a UFC 214 viewing party on Saturday, July 29 inside its Plaza Event Center. The highlight of the fight card is expected to be Cormier vs. Jones 2.view
Vegas Sports Books | One of the most exciting races to watch in the second-half of the baseball season is seeing what National League pitcher takes his game higher in the race for the Cy Young Award, which the Westgate SuperBook has been updating odds to all season.view
VIP On the Mark | Last week I had the honor of a sitdown breakfast with Hall of Fame columnist Jerry Izenberg, who was rumored to have died 72 hours before we dined. At 86 years young, Jerry looked especially good for a corpse.view
In a fast moving media tour than some observers say may be more exciting than their in-ring battle, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor are jointly visiting four citiesview
Inside the Ring | UFC International Fight Week is upon us here in Las Vegas and T-Mobile Arena will play host to the TUF 25 Finale and UFC 213 cards. Leading up to those two events will be a plethora of activities for fight fans to experience.view
The Takeover | Somehow in the doldrums of summer sports, it’s actually about to get busy. First up is UFC International Fight Week, a yearly gathering here in Vegas that runs this year July 5-8, ending with UFC 213 at T-Mobile Arena. Here’s a rundown of the events.view
VIP On the Mark | Man vs. Beers. Any full-blooded bettor wouldn’t mind taking on that challenge. MGM corporate employee Mark Sabatini did and had no doubt in his mind he would win. Last week at PUB 365 his victory was not only assured, but celebrated.view
Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather Jr. props for sports wagering and betting are provided by South Point. Check your local sports book for the latest odds.view
The Takeover | I had a chance to sit down with the crew from USFantasy and they have some big things on the horizon. First thing to discuss that is very exciting is the USFantasy App. It has all the features you’d expect from a phone app. Every sport is on there, the functionally is super easy and it is quick to place your bets.view
Despite boxing experts insisting that Conor McGregor lacks any chance of beating the heavily favored and undefeated Floyd Mayweather, the preponderance of wagers, so far, have been on the plucky Irishman to be victorious.view
The Takeover | Let me start by saying I am a Sergey Kovalev fan. There is nothing I like better than a fighter that consistently moves forward, looking to put together combinations and finish the fight with a knockout victory.view
Inside the Ring | Though I have stayed away from the topic in my column to date, rest assured I’ve been posed the question on every weekly radio segment I do. By now I’m sure you already know we’re talking Mayweather vs. McGregor.view
The Takeover | UFC heads back to a hotbed of MMA fans as UFC 212 takes place Saturday in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The headliner is for the UFC Featherweight Title as Champion Jose Aldo takes on Interim Champion Max Holloway to prove who’s the real 145 pound champ.view
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a close political ally of President Donald Trump, is urging him and Congress not to ban internet gambling in the United States. Christie signed a bill Friday calling on Trump and Congress not to enact a nationwide ban on internet gambling.
An MGM Resorts International executive will become the next president of Atlantic City’s Borgata casino. The Las Vegas-based firm named Marcus Glover as president and chief operating officer of the Borgata, Atlantic City’s top casino.
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribal leaders signed amended compacts and memoranda of understanding between the state and the two federally recognized tribes.
Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg, a chief architect of the state law that legalized casino gambling, said Wednesday he was strongly opposed to a new law that could allow casinos to serve alcohol until 4 a.m.
The World Series of Poker has had a record-breaking summer in Las Vegas. Organizers said the annual poker extravaganza shattered its attendance record with 120,995 entrants. That’s an increase of more than 13,000 players compared to 2016.