WWE is struggling in terms of ratings on both shows, but Smackdown is in jeopardy of falling further than the previous low in the modern era. With Jinder Mahal getting pushed so fast so quickly and lackluster story lines it really isn’t surprising. Still, they do have some high spots and this week there were a few moments of excellence. Check it out.
Top Rank President Todd DuBoef said boxers Jeff Horn and Terence Crawford aren’t keen on waiting for Manny Pacquiao to declare himself ready to return to boxing. Horn upset Pacquiao to the shock of Manny fans everywhere back in July. Pacquiao initially exercised his rematch clause before withdrawing citing political office responsibilities. Regardless, Terence Crawford is … Read more
On October 21st Cowboy Cerrone gives upstart Darren Till a chance to get past the gate to the upper tier of the welterweight division. The UFC released the official preview yesterday and it is a solid offering for a Fight Night event. Check it out.
UFC bantamweight champ Cody Garbrandt faces TJ Dillashaw at UFC 217 but he’s calling everybody out already. Here’s what he told ESPN (via Bloody Elbow). I’ve got T.J. ahead of me. He’s a great adversary to level up on. I’m excited to go in there and take out T.J., and whoever else — ‘Mighty Mouse’, … Read more
Justin Labar of the Pittsburgh Tribune provided an update on the reason Bray Wyatt, his brother Bo Dallas, and girlfriend JoJo have been missing from WWE TV. Seems Bray, Bo and JoJo haven’t been at TV or events because of viral meningitis. Unfortunate. I have NO INFO on Sunday for Bray. He is referring to … Read more
When UFC president Dana White spoke with TSN the conversation drifted to the possibility of a Georges St. Pierre vs. Conor McGregor bout. If GSP can win the middleweight title from Michael Bisping at UFC 217 and Conor retains his lightweight title against interim champ Tony Ferguson then it might be one of the biggest … Read more
Dana White talked once again about the tragedy that is Jon Jones on the TSN radio show. Jones failed another drug test this summer after recapturing the light heavyweight title from Daniel Cormier and the hearts of fans just sank. Dana reaffirmed what most are feeling right now about Jon’s grim future. He’s the most wasted … Read more
Edson Barboza is back at it and this time he is calling out one of the most injury prone elite fighters in the world. Edson called out Khabib Nurmagomedov for a bout at UFC 219 and he said despite his acceptance, Khabib has yet to answer. Here’s what he said via MMA Fighting. They offered … Read more
On his Believe You Me podcast UFC middleweight champ Michael Bisping said he didn’t have a problem being the bad guy against Georges St. Pierre at UFC 217. The bout has rubbed top middleweight contenders the wrong way with the returning GSP getting an immediate title shot but it is happening nonetheless. Check it out.
Cody Garbrandt defends his bantamweight championship against TJ Dillashaw at UFC 217. Chael Sonnen breaks down the fight and why he thinks it will go the way he is predicting. Check it out.