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GGG still needs a megafight four years later

posted on March 14, 2017 by

Inside the Ring | Back in 2013 I wrote a column previewing a title fight at Madison Square Garden between Gennady Golovkin and Curtis Stevens.

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UFC 209 delivers complete dud; USFantasy revs up NASCAR Vegas

posted on March 07, 2017 by

The Takeover | First off, I had the chance to check out UFC 209 in person at T-Mobile Arena, which is an amazing venue.

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Thurman-Garcia sure to excite boxing fans but the bet comes down to UFC 209

posted on February 28, 2017 by

Inside the Ring | Fight fans and bettors alike are about to get treated to a wealth of highly anticipated bouts in both boxing and mixed martial arts over these next few months… and this coming Saturday serves as the perfect example.

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The UFC heads north to Canada with solid bouts for fight fans to enjoy

posted on February 14, 2017 by

Inside the Ring | The UFC heads north to Canada this coming Sunday as Scotiabank Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia plays host to Fight Night 105.

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Public will back Holm because of Rousey win, but de Randamie the play

posted on February 07, 2017 by

Inside the Ring | The UFC is set to unveil its newest weight division when the promotion returns to New York this Saturday night. The Backless Center in Brooklyn plays host to UFC 208 and with it the launch of the women’s featherweight division.

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Pena-Shevchenko battle it out for title shot against Nunes

posted on January 24, 2017 by

Inside the Ring | The UFC women’s bantamweight division proved to be one of the promotion’s most competitive and captivating in 2016. The title changed hands multiple times and though this weight class had been dominated by Ronda Rousey since its inception, that all changed this past year.

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Cesar Chavez Jr Vs Canelo Alvarez Odds

posted on January 17, 2017 by

Cesar Chavez Jr Vs Canelo Alvarez Odds for sports wagering and betting are provided by Westgate. Check your local sports book for the latest odds.

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Rousey's end recalls Tyson's dominance

posted on January 03, 2017 by

Just 48 seconds. That’s how much time was left in the career of Ronda Rousey.

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Calling out McCarthy, O'Brien as coaches who don't cut it

posted on December 27, 2016 by

The Takeover | As I sit among all the presents I put together during Christmas, while looking at Twitter in between, I got into a conversation with a friend about NFL coaching. For my money the two worst head coaches in the NFL currently are Mike McCarthy of the Packers and Bill O’Brien of the Texans.

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It's time for Rousey to fight the fight of her life

posted on December 27, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | Historically the UFC has chosen their “New Year” card to showcase many of the promotion’s most highly anticipated bouts and this year will be no different. In fact, the UFC 207 card this Friday night is lined from top to bottom with many of the promotion’s biggest names.

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Wladimir Klitschko vs Anthony Joshua betting odds

posted on December 13, 2016 by

Boxing Odds for sports wagering and betting are provided by Westgate. Check your local sports book for the latest odds.

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Choi the right play at UFC 206

posted on December 06, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | The UFC returns this week with UFC Fight Night 102 in Albany, New York on Friday, and then moves north of the border for UFC 206 on Saturday.

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Rousey fight hits the USFantasy board

posted on November 19, 2016 by

Fantasy Force | USFantasy has started to offer not only football, basketball and hockey. But last weekend marked the first time USFantasy dabble in the MMA.

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Boxing fans ready for Ward-Kovalev at T-Mobile Arena

posted on November 15, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | Boxing returns to Las Vegas this coming Saturday night as T Mobile Arena plays host to the long awaited light heavyweight showdown between Sergey Kovalev (30-0-1, 26 KO’s) and Andre Ward (30-0, 15 KO’s). 

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Barber brothers are authentic Vegas guys

posted on November 15, 2016 by

Dye-ing to Know | Joey “The Barber” Trujillo looked up at legendary boxing trainer Angelo Dundee and muttered to himself, “Oh no. I’m in trouble.”

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Station Casinos are now taking action on UFC events

posted on November 12, 2016 by

Station Casinos is reminding its customers that its sports books are now taking action on Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) events.

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McGregor will be a two division UFC Champion after first ever NY card

posted on November 08, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | The UFC returns this coming Saturday and the stage is set to make it a historic evening in more ways than one. For starters, UFC 205 is being hosted for the first time ever in the state of New York after the ban on mixed martial arts was lifted. Also, the main event offers the opportunity for a fighter to hold two UFC titles in different weight classes simultaneously.

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Manny 1 last time? Big chance for Vargas

posted on November 01, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | This Saturday night Mexico City Arena in Mexico plays host to UFC Fight Night 98, then right here in Las Vegas the Thomas and Mack Center showcases a return to the ring for Manny Pacquiao (58-6-2, 38 KO’s).

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Hopkins hopes to bring out the Executioner for his retirement fight

posted on October 18, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | The Forum in Inglewood, California will play host to the culmination of an iconic boxing career on Dec. 17 when Bernard Hopkins (55-7-2, 32 KO’s) will lace up his gloves as a professional for the very last time.

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Backing Brooks at UFC Fight Night from Portland

posted on September 27, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | The UFC makes its way back to the U.S for Fight Night 96. Oddsmakers have listed the bout between Linekar and Dodson as more or less a coin flip, with Dodson a slight favorite at -115 and Linekar -105.

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