Gambling and Sports: A Match Made in Heaven or a Toxic Relationship?

Gambling is perhaps one of the most controversial businesses ever invented. While the activity itself has been part of our lives since before written history – the Great Wall of China has been said to have been partially funded through lotteries over 2000 years ago – its organized forms, especially those available through the internet, … Read more

RIZIN supports Fight4u Autism Awareness MMA Event

Longtime Pro MMA Now contributor Dan “The WolfMan” Theodore is over in Japan right now and will be covering the upcoming RIZIN 5 card for us. Dan helped out with a recent Fight4u BJJ/MMA Autism Awareness Event and RIZIN president Nobuyuki Sakakibara was there to show the organization’s support for this good cause. RIZIN 5 will be … Read more

Five legends fights added to Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Championship

The ninth annual Abu Dhabi World Jiu-Jitsu Championships, held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, welcomes legends of the sport for the second year running, in what is set to be an epic showdown on … Read more

‘Nearly obese’ female UFC star bares all ahead of training camp

According to the National Institute of Health’s Body Mass Index (BMI) calculations the 5-foot-1-inch 143-pound Angela Magana is “nearly obese”. The UFC strawweight has a fight scheduled at the end of Summer and hasn’t officially started her training camp yet, but does she look “nearly obese” or “overweight” to you? Magana bared all in these … Read more

Gambling Apps – The Next Step in the Evolution of Betting

Bookmakers always keep up with times, tirelessly improving their services. At first there were only sweepstakes around, then places for bets had made appear here and there; afterwards bookmakers began accepting bets through phones and with the appearance of the World Wide Web the industry moved to the internet, which started the era of betting … Read more

Sports Gambling: Does Anyone Really Make It Pay?

In what refers to betting, there are currently plenty of sites one can place wagers on a whole variety of events. And millions of bettors around the world actually do it on a regular basis. The fact is professional gamblers can’t possibly live without a pastime they prefer over the rest of activities. Either we … Read more

SmackDown Live 3-14-17 results and top 10 moments

AJ Styles is still having issues with Shane McMahon and how his career is being handled and it came to a head at SmackDown this week. Here are the results and top 10 moments from Tuesday’s SmackDown Live event. Becky Lynch defeated Natalya via submission (Disarmer). Carmella attacked both women after the match. WrestleMania 33 bout … Read more

Unlikely Origins: Before They Became MMA Fighters

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It’s difficult to imagine that some of our favorite MMA fighters did anything other than fight. Just like us (well kind of like us), they are regular men and women that needed to make a living before they found their calling, fighting in the ring. While we’d love to think that every MMA fighter was … Read more

Several new high profile bouts added to RIZIN 5

RIZIN 5 will take place on Sunday, April 16, from Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. The main event will feature a matchup between Kyoji Horiguchi (18-2) and Yuki Motoya (18-4) to determine the top Japanese flyweight. Seven other bouts have also recently been announced for the card. Anthony Birchak (13-3) and Tatsuya Kawajiri (35-11-2) will face-off in featherweight … Read more