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  1. Home humiliation epitomizes Moyes' failure

    David Hirshey

    Elitist Europeans proclaim that Americans simply don't understand the true spirit of world soccer, but they should have seen the display this past Sunday at my local watering hole. Large bald men who looked like they may have either spent time in the...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  2. Lyoto Machida, Mark Munoz both make weight

    Franklin McNeil

    Former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida makes his middleweight debut Saturday night in Manchester, England, where he faces recent training partner Mark Munoz.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  3. Lyoto Machida replaces Michael Bisping in UFC Fight Night 30 main...

    Brett Okamoto

    UFC middleweight Michael Bisping has been forced to withdraw from a main-event bout against Mark Munoz on Oct. 26 in Manchester, England, due to an eye injury.

    Story | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  4. UFC's Michael Bisping

    Bisping is 21-3 as a UFC fighter. Welcome to SportsNation! On Friday, UFC middleweight Michael Bisping stops by to chat about UFC 134 and The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale. Bisping, the Manchester, England product moved down to the middleweight cl...

    Chat | August 23, 2011
  5. Couture-Vera 2 in the UK?

    Marshall Zelaznik has told the ESPN UFC Podcast that there will "definitely" be a UFC event in the UK this year, and he told fans to expect a card like UFC 105, when Randy Couture came to Manchester. Zelaznik has been battling to get events to the...

    Blog | April 12, 2011
  6. Soccer: Charlie Sheen should go to England

    James Martin

    Charlie Sheen would love it in England, a world where Wayne Rooney can try to maim an opponent and Ashley Cole can shoot a student without so much as a slap on the wrist.

    Blog | Conversation | March 03, 2011
  7. Paul Daley fails to make weight, loses shot at welterweight title...

    Josh Gross

    Paul Daley failed to make the welterweight limit for a British Association of Mixed Martial Arts championship bout versus Yuya Shirai, prompting the promotion to change Saturday evening's headliner at MEN Arena to a three-round non-title affair.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2011
  8. Soccer: United-City derby the biggest in EPL

    James Martin

    Manchester United versus Manchester City has become the biggest derby in the English Premier League, writes James Martin.

    Blog | Conversation | November 09, 2010
  9. UFC 120 recap: Manchester excited

    After getting rocked by a solid right hand early in the first round of his main event clash with Yoshihiro Akiyama at UFC 120 on Saturday, Michael "The Count" Bisping quickly recovered; turning the tables on his Japanese opponent for the duration of ...

    Blog | October 17, 2010
  10. UFC 120: Home advantage hardly helpful in U.K.

    Hywel Teague

    Dan Hardy was supposed to lead the UFC expansion into Europe. A lapse in concentration put him out of the game, but the UFC brass say a new wave of fighters is ready to take his place.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2010
  11. Soccer: Nigel de Jong cut from Netherlands' squad

    James Martin

    Enough is enough: Nigel de Jong should be banned for his reckless tackles. But will anyone in the Premier League take a stand?

    Blog | Conversation | October 04, 2010
  12. Attention span: UFC 105 draws 1.9 rating

    Jake Rossen/

    After some slight misdirection in declaring Saturday's broadcast of UFC 105 "live" -- it was actually on a several-hour tape delay from Manchester, England -- Spike and the UFC have decided that the opportune time to acknowledge the stuttered feed i...

    Blog | Conversation | November 19, 2009
  13. Brock Lesnar's ongoing online diagnosis

    Jake Rossen/

    As of the middle of this week, Brock Lesnar's health remains vaguely defined. We only know that he would prefer we not be discussing it. That's according to UFC president Dana White, who then proceeded to do exactly that in Manchester last Saturday a...

    Blog | Conversation | November 17, 2009
  14. Dana White: No return in sight for ill Brock Lesnar

    Don't expect to see Brock Lesnar in the Octagon anytime soon, according to Dana White.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2009
  15. UFC 105: Dan Hardy, Brits throw house party in Manchester

    Neil Davidson

    Home-cage advantage or not, the Brits proved they've come a long way in the MMA game in a short time on Saturday at the Manchester Evening News Arena.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2009
  16. UFC 105: Randy Couture escapes with a narrow (and controversial?)...

    Greg Savage/Brian Knapp

    All the UFC 105 action is recapped right here.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2009