Wrestling Links (1-30-12)

UNC wrestling falls to Terrapins, Navy The Daily Tar Heel 13 Maryland, North Carolina redshirt senior wrestler Kyle Kiss was diagnosed with a torn ligament in his thumb and was told that he was done wrestling, coach CD Mock said. Kiss not only went on to wrestle that night — against the No. See all stories on this topic »      […]

Mixed Martial Arts Links (1-13-12)

MMA star Gina Carano turns to acting with ‘Haywire’ Los Angeles Times It’s a pattern Mixed Martial Arts fighter Gina Carano was well aware of when she took on the role of Mallory Kane in Steven Soderbergh’s upcoming action picture, “Haywire.” “I definitely don’t want to be one of those athletes who turns into a cheesy … See all […]

Boxing Links (1-2-12)

Boxing Day sales murder was posted on YouTube before it was handed to police Footage of the Boxing Day murder of an 18-year old boy in Oxford Street was posted on YouTube before it was handed over to the police, an officer has revealed. Seydou Diarrassouba was stabbed through the heart in the Foot Locker store in […]

Boxing Links (12-21-11)

Floyd Mayweather Jr. reportedly plans to accept plea bargain | Boxing The Seattle Times Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. reportedly will accept a plea bargain to avoid a felony conviction for his alleged role in a 2010 domestic-violence episode involving the mother of three of his children, The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. … See all stories on this topic […]

Boxing Links (12-19-11)

Ward wins the Super Six Boxing Classic ESPN By Dan Rafael Rafael’s remark: When Showtime’s Super Six World Boxing Classic began 26 months ago, the landscape at 168 pounds was far different than it is today. The pre-tournament favorite was then-titleholder Mikkel Kessler with Arthur Abraham, … See all stories on this topic »      Super Six victory helps […]

“The UFC Can’t Hide the Truth” Zuffa/UFC Censors Holiday Cage Fighting Video

·       “A Cage Fighting Christmas” is removed from YouTube after Zuffa LLC files a copyright complaint ·       Censored video contains actual scenes of extreme UFC violence ·       Las Vegas mother launches petition urging Toys “R” Us to remove all UFC toys from its shelves   Las Vegas (Dec. 16, 2011)  —  “A Cage Fighting Christmas,” a video depicting actual […]

Boxing Links (12-14-11)

Internal boxing probe rejects BBC ‘fix’ claim BusinessWeek The president of amateur boxing says the body’s procedures and integrity have “stood up to the scrutiny” of an inquiry that rejected allegations of an Olympic bribery plot. AIBA head Wu Ching-Kuo says “the air has been cleared” after the body’s own … See all stories on this topic »     Super […]

Boxing Links (12-12-11)

Lamont Peterson’s boxing title is the new sports story of the year in DC Washington Post No matter how much Sylvester Stallone has tried, some things in boxing you just can’t make up. It was enough late Saturday night that a 27-year-old man from Southeast, homeless before a boxingtrainer took him and his little brother in when the boy was … […]

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