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  1. Bill de Blasio talks boxing, MMA

    Michael Woods

    Tuesday is an election day in New York City, as voters can cast a ballot in the party primaries. For the big seat, the Mayor's chair, Brooklyn resident Bill de Blasio is ahead in the polls. Voters consider different criteria, of course, but I thou...

    Blog | September 09, 2013
  2. Notes and Nuggets from New York City

    Chuck Mindenhall

    NEW YORK -- For as stacked as the UFC 146 card appears for Memorial Day weekend, it's really two title fights (Urijah Faber/Dominick Cruz and Chael Sonnen/Anderson Silva) and a pack of glitzy non-consequential match-ups (Cung Le/Rich Franklin and For...

    Blog | May 04, 2012
  3. A glimpse into the life of a New York City corner bookie - ESPN T...

    Tim Struby

    Bookmaking might be illegal, but that's not what worries NYC bookie Floyd Fielding, writes Tim Struby in ESPN The Magazine. Lying, traffic and cheating are far more stressful.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  4. Georges St. Pierre hurts knee, out of UFC 137 main event

    Franklin McNeil

    Welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre has pulled out of next week's UFC 137 title fight with Carlos Condit because of knee injury.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2011
  5. Reports: UFC, NBCUniversal discuss G4 cable network deal

    Franklin McNeil

    Representatives for UFC and NBCUniversal met Wednesday in New York City to discuss interest the mixed martial arts promotion has in acquiring a controlling stake in the G4 channel, according to The New York Times.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2011
  6. UFC continues push to legalize MMA in New York

    MMA officials are continuing efforts to bring the sport to New York.

    Story | Conversation | March 17, 2011
  7. Lyman Good, Chris Lozano headline Bellator fight card

    Lyman "Cyborg" Good of New York City will headline the Bellator Fighting Championships first-round welterweight card March 5 at the Tachi Palace in Lemoore, Calif.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2011
  8. Wladimir Klitschko talks new show, Hayden Panettiere

    Laura Lane

    New York City's Grand Central Terminal isn't typically where you'd expect to see a boxing ring, a sparing match and catch a glimpse of world champion legends, but when Hollywood's involved, you can anticipate the works. The spectacle was for "Li...

    Blog | Conversation | January 10, 2011
  9. Fedor versus Brett Rogers set for fall

    Jake Rossen/

    AP Photo/Jeff ChiuBrett Rogers could make a formidable opponent for reasons both physical and psychological.During a public workout Wednesday in New York City, Strikeforce marquee attraction Fedor Emelianenko deftly avoided gazing too long at the ne...

    Blog | August 26, 2009
  10. Fedor Emelianenko, Brett Rogers to square off in MMA fight

    Brian Knapp

    Fedor Emelianenko will make his Strikeforce debut in a showdown with undefeated heavyweight Brett Rogers

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2009
  11. Fedor Emelianenko versus Brett Rogers set for fall

    Jake Rossen/

    During a public workout Wednesday in New York City, Strikeforce marquee attraction Fedor Emelianenko deftly avoided gazing too long at the neighboring hot dog stands while his debut with the organization was firmed up by promoters: The heavyweight s...

    Blog | Conversation | August 26, 2009
  12. MMA bill gets by Tourism Committee

    Jake Rossen

    Despite his best efforts, misdirection and Fred Wortham-level hysterics, state assemblyman Bob Reilly left the Assembly's Committee on Tourism, Arts, Parks and Sports Development on Wednesday a defeated man. The board voted 2-1 to pass a bill regulat...

    Blog | Conversation | June 04, 2009
  13. Top 10 Video Highlights for February 5th, 2009

    Michael Cupo ranks the Top 10 video highlights for February 5th, 2009

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2009
  14. Inside Rick Ross's MMG Strip Club Party: Emo Drake, Stacks of Cas...

    Amos Barshad

    From outside the VIP section of Sin City Cabaret — "New York's largest upscale gentleman's bar" — all you can see is a gaggle of sweaty people, the blinding lights of HD cameras, and, every 45 seconds or so, a big poof of cash floating so...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  15. MMA in New York: An underground story

    Josh Gross

    You wouldn't know it by reading the headlines, but MMA is alive (and well?) in New York. A glimpse at one underground fight league illustrates the passion and pitfalls of the sport in the last U.S. state where it remains unsanctioned.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2011
  16. 'Madden NFL 11': First look

    Jon Robinson

    Madden's new play-calling system cuts game time in half.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2010