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EA UFC 4 Has Some Clever Surprises, But It’s Mostly More Of The Same

Sometimes, when an MMA fighter takes a couple years off, they come back transformed, throwing out so many new looks and techniques that it’s like they spent their entire time away in an extended training montage. Other times, they’re pretty much the same as before, but a little creakier, a little rustier, and a lot…Read […]

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He Never Intended To Become A Political Dissident, But Then He Started Beating Up Tai Chi Masters

On a recent Thursday evening in August, a 40-year-old MMA gym owner in Beijing named Xu Xiaodong activated his VPN, hopped over the Chinese government’s internet firewall, and began his first-ever live YouTube broadcast. He wanted to talk about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong, in which hundreds of thousands of…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Opponents Logan Paul Should Fight In The UFC, Ranked

Next week, YouTuber of suicide forest infamy Logan Paul will step into the ring for his first-ever boxing match against marginally more experienced YouTuber-turned-boxer KSI. The fight will be hilariously bad. So of course, people are already talking about Paul’s promising future as a UFC fighter.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Music Modernization Act takes another step towards fair compensation for music curators

The Music Modernization Act (MMA) has passed unanimously in the Senate Judiciary Committee, taking music creators a step closer to appropriate licensing and royalty rules for the streaming era. It now has to pass a full Senate vote before hitting the president’s desk. The music copyright overhaul essentially partners Apple Music, Spotify, and publishers under a […]

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UFC Champ Crushed By PUBG’s Circle, Somehow Wins Anyway

This afternoon’s entertainment is brought to you by UFC champion (who somehow finds time to have an entire professional video game streaming career on the side) Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. Prepare to witness a full spectrum of emotions in a mere 30 seconds.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Ronda Rousey Signs Full-Time WWE Contract, Shows Up At Royal Rumble

The rumors are true: Ronda Rousey is leaving UFC for the slightly-more-scripted world of professional wrestling, as the former bantamweight champ turned up at the finale of tonight’s Royal Rumble event in Philadelphia to establish herself and a promised appearance at April’s Wrestlemania. Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Francis Ngannou’s Painful Loss Doesn’t Doom His Shot At UFC Stardom

Francis Ngannou was the closest thing to a sure bet the UFC’s had in years. The company, notoriously hesitant to put its full promotional heft behind anything that doesn’t walk, talk, and mock like Conor McGregor, revved up the rusty gears of its marketing machine to convince everyone that Ngannou was an oncoming…Read more… Continue […]

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Four Days In The Squall Of A Superfight

LAS VEGAS, Nev.—“Man, I’m usually in a suit, but it’s too fucking hot today,” a scalper told me a few hours before the big fight. It truly was too fucking hot. A police dog had to wear booties to protect his feet. This particular scalper was forced halfway inside, working the buffer area between the […]

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Bantercast #9: David Haye on Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor!

In this special episode of The Bantercast, Ben and Michael talk to the legendary boxer David Haye. Haye is the former heavyweight champion of the world and former undisputed Cruiserweight champion of the world. We spoke to David about the upcoming Mega Fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor …Continue reading Continue Reading at https://thedailybanter.com

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Conor McGregor Is The Ultimate Alpha Male And The Smartest Athlete Alive

Conor McGregor is the UFC lightweight champion. He is the highest paid fighter in UFC history (which isn’t saying much as far as professional sports go, especially fighting sports). Mike Tyson, in the 1980s, for example, was earning around $30 million per fight. Although the UFC is secretive about its payroll, it’s reported that Conor […]

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Conor McGregor Is The Ultimate Alpha Male And The Smartest Athlete Alive

Conor McGregor is the UFC lightweight champion. He is the highest paid fighter in UFC history (which isn’t saying much as far as professional sports go, especially fighting sports). Mike Tyson, in the 1980s, for example, was earning around $30 million per fight. Although the UFC is secretive about its payroll, it’s reported that Conor […]

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Watch the First Episode of Mayweather/McGregor: All Access

The world is only a month away from the biggest fight in history. But before we get to face off of Boxing biggest fighter Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Conor “Notorious” McGregor, Showtime Sports presents the debut episode of the award-winning documentary series All Access: Mayweather/McGregor. The docu-series returns to immerse fans in the lives and […]

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Watch the First Episode of Mayweather/McGregor: All Access

The world is only a month away from the biggest fight in history. But before we get to face off of Boxing biggest fighter Floyd “Money” Mayweather and Conor “Notorious” McGregor, Showtime Sports presents the debut episode of the award-winning documentary series All Access: Mayweather/McGregor. The docu-series returns to immerse fans in the lives and […]

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Showtime Announces Premiere Date For Mayweather/McGregor: All Access

After closing out their final press date of their highly-publicized world tour today (Friday) in London. Showtime Sports revealed the premiere date for the new installment of their award-winning doc series All Access: Floyd Mayweather/Conor McGregor. Began filming for the show last week in both Las Vegas and Dublin, Ireland. Showtime follows both champions during […]

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You Don’t Have To Pick A Side Between Floyd Mayweather And Conor McGregor

This happens every time. Two athletes agree to duke it out in front of people for millions of dollars and the dilemma ensues: Who is the good guy? Who is the bad guy? Who will I root for? It is a debate as woven into sports as “Who’s your team?” and was easier to navigate […]

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