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  1. Why Rapid Weight Loss Is A Terrible Idea

    Dropping large amounts of weight can wreak havoc on the human body, explains longtime NFL trainer Mike Ryan.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2014
  2. White, Fertitta to meet Carano next week

    Brett Okamoto

    LAS VEGAS -- UFC president Dana White hopes to have Gina Carano under contract by the end of next week. The UFC added to its female bantamweight division on Thursday, by signing professional boxer and undefeated mixed martial artist Holly Holm. ...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  3. Undefeated female bantamweight Holly Holm signs with UFC

    Brett Okamoto

    The UFC has signed former professional boxer and undefeated female bantamweight Holly Holm to a contract, president Dana White announced on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2014
  4. Chris Algieri: 'My toughness comes from my blood'

    Brian Campbell

    Chris Algieri has made a name for himself as a slick boxer, and that could come handy on Saturday when he faces junior welterweight titlist Ruslan Provodnikov at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2014
  5. Howard Bryant -- The allure of danger, damage and death in sports...

    Howard Bryant

    In spite of the science, we are still drawn to danger, damage, death in sports

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2014
  6. Boxing, MMA representatives meet about head research

    Two former boxers, Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Harry Reid (D-Nev.), welcomed representatives of the world's boxing and mixed martial arts organizations on Tuesday to announce support for a study to understand the effects of repeated blows to the head.

    Story | Conversation | February 04, 2014
  7. World's No. 1-rated female boxer Holly Holm to shift to MMA

    The world's No. 1-rated female boxer is leaving the sport and will focus on a mixed martial arts career.

    Story | Conversation | April 16, 2013
  8. Cain Velasquez of UFC rejects challenge of boxer Tyson Fury

    UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez said Thursday that boxing contender Tyson Fury, who publicly challenged him to a fight "in a cage or ring," will have to do more than tweet challenges and insults to get his wish.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  9. Tyson Fury fires back at Michael Bisping

    Ben Blackmore

    Boxer Tyson Fury has continued his baiting of the UFC's top athletes with some choice words for middleweight Michael Bisping after the Brit said Cain Velasquez would "destroy" Fury in a fight. More »...

    Blog | January 06, 2013
  10. Boxer Tyson Fury: I'd smash Cain Velasquez


    British heavyweight Tyson Fury sparked a new bout of boxing versus MMA headlines on Thursday by claiming he would "smash" UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. More »...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  11. Dana White says Floyd Mayweather Jr. is a 'racist' for Jeremy Lin...

    Franklin McNeil

    UFC president Dana White called WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. a racist Tuesday night for comments the boxer made recently about New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  12. Mayweather: Lin's popularity is due to race

    Ian Begley

    Boxer Floyd Mayweather believes that New York Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is getting national attention because of his race, rather than his exceptional play. "Jeremy Lin is a good player but all the hype is because he's Asian. Black players do ...

    Blog | February 13, 2012
  13. Chris Leben finds himself in a tailspin

    Chuck Mindenhall

    It's long been known that the fight game caters to fear, and there's more than a century's worth of boxers who confronted it through many means. Anxiety sits in everyone, with some heavier than others. Georges St. Pierre has said that before a fig...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  14. UFC on Fox roundup: Junior Dos Santos upends Cain Velasquez in Ro...

    Franklin McNeil

    We have a new UFC heavyweight champion -- again. Junior dos Santos obliterated Cain Velasquez in less than a round to wrest away the title.

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2011
  15. Kimbo Slice wins second pro fight with first-round KO

    Franklin McNeil

    Heavyweight Kevin Ferguson, who is more commonly known as Kimbo Slice, improved to 2-0 as a professional boxer Saturday night with a first-round knockout of Ray Bledsoe in Grand Island, Neb.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2011
  16. Framingham boxer back in the ring

    Brendan Hall

    In his boxing comeback, Danny O'Connor hopes his hard work, sacrifice pays off.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011