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Hendo vs. Cormier official as UFC 173 co-main event

By: Chris Taylor       A key light heavyweight tilt between Dan Henderson (30-11 MMA, 7-5 UFC) and Daniel Cormier (14-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) finally has a date, as UFC president Dana White announced today that the bout will serve as the co-main event for May’s UFC 173 event in Las Vegas. The scrap was initially rumored […]

Fabricio Werdum tops UFC on FOX 11 salaries

By: Chris Taylor       Fabricio Werdum was the top earner at this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 11 event, as he collected a cool $175,000 in disclosed pay for his main event victory over Travis Browne. MMAjunkie obtained the list of disclosed payouts from the Florida State Boxing Commission earlier today. The total […]

American Meb Keflezighi wins The Boston Marathon Men’s Race

By: Chris Taylor(Photo from USAToday)     History was made today in Boston, as 39-year-old Meb Keflezighi became the first American to win the Boston Marathon Men’s Race since Greg Meyer in 1983. “The Star-Spangled Banner” could be heard playing over Boylston Street in honor of an American-runner winning the Marathon. It truly was a great moment for everyone in […]

NHL Playoffs return to Columbus tonight‏

By: Chris Taylor       For the first time in nearly 5 years, the city of Columbus will play host to an NHL Playoff game. The Blue Jackets return home for game #3 tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins, whom they are currently tied with 1-1 in their best of 7 playoff series. Columbus posted […]

Backes ruled out for St. Louis in Game 3‏ vs. Chicago

By: Chris Taylor       St. Louis Blues captain David Backes will not play in tonight’s critical game #3 versus Chicago due to an upper body injury. Backes was on the receiving end of a hard hit from Blackhawks defensemen Brent Seabrook during the third period of Saturday’s game #2 and did not return. […]

UFC 173 lineup finalized with 11 bouts

By: Chris Taylor       After some recent changes and card shuffling, May’s UFC 173 pay-per-view lineup is once again set. The event is headlined by a bantamweight title bout featuring champion Renan Barao taking on challenger T.J. Dillashaw. The card also features a key welterweight fight between contenders Jake Ellenberger and Robbie Lawler. The UFC […]