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  1. Ray Mercer

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  2. History hardly on Tyson Fury's side

    Josh Gross

    Taken at face value, Tyson Fury's challenge of Cain Velasquez is pointless because we already know the result. Still, even if the callout is self-serving, even if it's designed to drum up interest and a payday, you have to admit there's something ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  3. Ray Mercer Returns to MMA

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Sherdog.comRay Mercer, top, put his sweet science skills to good use in toppling Tim Sylvia.A 48-year-old Ray Mercer is not exactly a perfect precedent for James Toney's MMA aspirations, but it's about as good as he's going to find. Th...

    Blog | March 14, 2010
  4. Ray Mercer Returns to MMA

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    A 48-year-old Ray Mercer is not exactly a perfect precedent for James Toney's MMA aspirations, but it's about as good as he's going to find. That's why Toney may find some interest in watching Mercer get a spoon-fed return to MMA on April 16 against ...

    Blog | Conversation | March 14, 2010
  5. When boxers make bad decisions

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    James Toney has signed a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, but you knew that already. If his opponent fights intelligently, Toney is likely to become a grappling dummy, but you knew that already, too. The idea of the accredited boxer...

    Blog | Conversation | March 04, 2010
  6. James Toney goes fishing

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Skating is a part of hockey, but you didn't see Brian Boitano gearing up for the Maple Leafs. Yet boxers, for reasons that probably begin and end with Ray Mercer, are expected to have some proficiency when it comes to mixed martial arts, despite poss...

    Blog | Conversation | January 06, 2010
  7. Ray Mercer's trouble with MMA

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Fred Beeson/Sherdog.com"Thanks, Tim. Let's do it again sometime."There will always be a special footnote in the history of this sport for "Merciless" Ray Mercer, who did a lot of fans -- boxing and non -- proud by bucking ageism and a near-total lack...

    Blog | October 15, 2009
  8. Ray Mercer's trouble with MMA

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    There will always be a special footnote in the history of this sport for "Merciless" Ray Mercer, who did a lot of fans -- boxing and non -- proud by bucking ageism and a near-total lack of mixed-fight skills to clock Tim Sylvia silly in an MMA bout e...

    Blog | Conversation | October 15, 2009
  9. Sylvia sharpens acting skills in "Friday the 13th"

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    You loved him as "Aryan No. 1" in 2007's "The Death and Life of Bobby Z" and as "Man in Coma" in the Ray Mercer documentary: Now see Tim Sylvia as a serial killer.First reported by Fighters.com and confirmed by Sylvia's manager Monte Cox, S...

    Blog | September 03, 2009
  10. Sylvia sharpens acting skills in "Friday the 13th"

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    You loved him as "Aryan No. 1" in 2007's "The Death and Life of Bobby Z" and as "Man in Coma" in the Ray Mercer documentary: Now see Tim Sylvia as a serial killer. First reported by Fighters.com and confirmed by Sylvia's manager Monte Cox, Sylvia is...

    Blog | Conversation | September 03, 2009
  11. Sylvia returns against little-known Riley

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Fred Beeson/Sherdog.comTim Sylvia's loss to Ray Mercer demonstrated exactly how far the mighty are capable of falling.Only a few months removed from one of the most embarrassing moments in the sport's short history -- a KO loss to geriatric boxe...

    Blog | August 12, 2009
  12. Tim Sylvia returns against little-known Jason Riley

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Only a few months removed from one of the most embarrassing moments in the sport's short history -- a KO loss to geriatric boxer Ray Mercer, who was once handled with ease by street brawler Kimbo Slice -- Tim Sylvia is looking for a return to form. (...

    Blog | Conversation | August 12, 2009
  13. Mercer-Silveira Discussed for December

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Sherdog.comRay Mercer, top, probably should have quit the cage while he was ahead.Ray Mercer could have -- probably should have -- been satisfied with a victory over an apathetic-looking Tim Sylvia last month: Cracking Sylvia across the jaw, he added...

    Blog | July 27, 2009
  14. Kings of the Ringling: Mercer-Marcus "Conan" Silveira Discussed f...

    Jake Rossen/Sherdog.com

    Ray Mercer could have -- probably should have -- been satisfied with a victory over an apathetic-looking Tim Sylvia last month: Cracking Sylvia across the jaw, he added a little lighter fluid to the boxing versus MMA skill debate. According to MMAJ...

    Blog | Conversation | July 27, 2009
  15. Monte Cox: Tim Sylvia "won't retire"

    Jake Rossen

    Soothing fears of hunting sponsors everywhere, Monte Cox informed MMAWeekly on Wednesday that embarrassed former UFC heavyweight Tim Sylvia has no plans to retire after his abrupt KO loss at the decaying hands of Ray Mercer on June 13. "He's an MMA ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 25, 2009
  16. Mercer beats Sylvia; boxing's death rattle delayed

    Jake Rossen

    Fred Beeson for ESPN.comTim-ber! Tim Sylvia plunged to new depths in losing to Ray Mercer in nine seconds.An engorged former UFC heavyweight champion, Tim Sylvia, showed up for a fight in Birmingham, Ala., Saturday against lumbering, 48-year-old, ex-...

    Blog | June 15, 2009
  17. Ray Mercer beats Tim Sylvia; boxing's death rattle delayed

    Jake Rossen

    An engorged former UFC heavyweight champion, Tim Sylvia, showed up for a fight in Birmingham, Ala., Saturday against lumbering, 48-year-old, ex-heavyweight champion boxer Ray Mercer, weighing 310 pounds. Result? Sylvia got knocked into a previously...

    Blog | Conversation | June 15, 2009