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Diaz, McGregor rematch could break records for UFC

Diaz, McGregor rematch could break records for UFC

posted on August 16, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | Initially scheduled for the UFC 200 card back in July, the rematch between Nate Diaz (20-10) and Conor McGregor (19-3) is now only days away. The T-Mobile Arena here in Las Vegas is set to host UFC 202 this Saturday night.

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Mayhem in Mesquite isn't just a MMA fight card, it's an action weekend

Mayhem in Mesquite isn't just a MMA fight card, it's an action weekend

posted on August 09, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | Fight week is upon us and the destination is Mesquite, Nevada as CasaBlanca Resort/Casino plays host to “Mayhem in Mesquite.” The combination of Mesquite Gaming and Tuff-N-Uff has produced an extremely successful promotion.

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UFC championship upsets continue as Woodley knocks out Lawler

UFC championship upsets continue as Woodley knocks out Lawler

posted on August 02, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | 2016 continues to be a year for underdogs, with gold changing hands often. In fact, just this past Saturday night we witnessed the UFC’s newest champion Tyron Woodley (16-3) wrap the welterweight title around his waist.

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Mayhem MMA matches mayhem in English Premier League

Mayhem MMA matches mayhem in English Premier League

posted on August 02, 2016 by

The Takeover | What a magical moment in sports last season for upstart Leicester City. For those who didn’t hear about their incredible English Premier League championship, Leicester City was 5000-1 to win it all.

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Mesquite Gaming presents Mayhem in Mesquite IX

Mesquite Gaming presents Mayhem in Mesquite IX

posted on July 21, 2016 by

Mesquite Gaming presents its ultimate mixed martial arts amateur fighting championship event, “Mayhem in Mesquite IX,” 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13 at the CasaBlanca Events Center at CasaBlanca Resort-Casino-Golf-Spa.

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UFC on FOX features Holm returning after losing title to Tate

UFC on FOX features Holm returning after losing title to Tate

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | The UFC returns this coming Saturday. Chicago, Illinois plays host to UFC Fight Night which showcases the women's bantamweight division as its main event. The UFC Women's Bantamweight title currently resides around the waist of Amanda Nunes.

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Nothing compares to Ali-Frazier from Madison Square Garden

Nothing compares to Ali-Frazier from Madison Square Garden

posted on July 19, 2016 by

Gaming Yesterday | There’s a Fight of the Century every couple years. UFC 200 was just billed as the greatest fight card in history, quite a stretch.

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No more MLS overs back to MLB betting

No more MLS overs back to MLB betting

posted on July 19, 2016 by

The Takeover | Well, you will not see another MLS total this season in my column. Lesson learned. MLB has returned, thank the Maker. I am still salivating for the return of NFL totals and even some college football.

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British Open matchup of Mickelson, Stenson was one for the ages

 British Open matchup of Mickelson, Stenson was one for the ages

posted on July 19, 2016 by

V.I.P. On the Mark | Some early advice for handicapping the PGA championship coming up quickly a week from Thursday at Baltusrol in New Jersey – winners of the first three majors were all ranked in the world top 10.

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All-Star break brings UFC, MLS betting

All-Star break brings UFC, MLS betting

posted on July 12, 2016 by

The Takeover | So no MLB, NHL, NFL or NCAA football for me to pick from makes this a bit of a challenging column for totals. Even the difficult-to-call Euro Soccer Tournament ended too.

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Fertittas thrive off $4 billion UFC Sale

Fertittas thrive off $4 billion UFC Sale

posted on July 12, 2016 by

Vegas Sports Books | You have to admire the brilliance of brothers Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta who bought a once struggling UFC for $2 million in 2000 and sold it Monday for $4 billion to Hollywood talent agency WME-IMG.

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MGM plays host to UFC Fight Night 90

MGM plays host to UFC Fight Night 90

posted on July 05, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | The MGM Grand Garden Arena plays host to both UFC Fight Night 90 on Thursday evening and TUF 23 Finale this Saturday. It’s the promotion’s third event that will undoubtedly go down as one of the most coveted cards in UFC history.

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We're ready for liftoff

We're ready for liftoff

posted on July 05, 2016 by

Around Town | We are all very excited here at GamingToday as we will be launching our new website this week – completely redesigned and fully responsive.

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Thurman-Porter on CBS is like a free PPV

Thurman-Porter on CBS is like a free PPV

posted on June 21, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | Network television is treating fight fans to a pay-per-view worthy title fight this Saturday night when CBS showcases Al Haymon's Premier Boxing Championship (PBC) series. 

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Fury gets Klitschko rematch in England

Fury gets Klitschko rematch in England

posted on June 07, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | We are now just a month away from one of the most highly anticipated rematches in the heavyweight division.The reigning WBA and WBO heavyweight champion Tyson Fury makes his first defense against Wladimir Klitschko.

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Ali will forever be The Greatest

Ali will forever be The Greatest

posted on June 07, 2016 by

V.I.P. On the Mark | In my lifetime, I know of no more beloved person than Muhammad Ali. More than Martin Luther King, Nelson Mandela, the Dalai Lama, Mother Teresa. As far as athletes, I first thought of Jesse Owens.

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Former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali dead at age 74

Former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali dead at age 74

posted on June 04, 2016 by

Muhammad Ali, the charismatic three-time heavyweight boxing champion of the world and Olympic gold medalist, died Friday night at a hospital in Phoenix, where he was living. He was 74.

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Rookie errors can resurface in veteran bettors

Rookie errors can resurface in veteran bettors

posted on May 24, 2016 by

The Takeover | What is it about sports betting where even experienced veterans can still make rookie mistakes? I was a victim of one of the classic Las Vegas sports blunders and fact is I should know better.

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The Mesquite Amateur featured on seven golf courses

The Mesquite Amateur featured on seven golf courses

posted on May 24, 2016 by

Around Town | In Southern Nevada, almost any time is a good time for golf. The 40-plus luxurious courses in our valley and nearby communities are a testament to that fact. But on Memorial Day the spotlight will be on six courses in Mesquite 

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Jackson a huge price worth backing

Jackson a huge price worth backing

posted on May 17, 2016 by

Inside the Ring | This Saturday night boxing takes center stage here in Las Vegas where three junior middleweight world titles will be up for grabs. Most of the attention will be centered on the rematch for the WBA strap between Vanes Matirosyan and Erislandy Lara.

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