Cincinnati v Kentucky

By March 21, 2015 5:15 pm

LOUISVILLE, KY – MARCH 21: Octavius Ellis #2 of the Cincinnati Bearcats reacts against the Kentucky Wildcats during the third round of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at KFC YUM! Center on March 21, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)


    1. Junto Nakatani: It was power on power, as Nakatani and fellow knockout artist Angel Acosta battled on ESPN (…)


    1. Artem Vakhitov: Gave Alex Pereira a rude sendoff to the UFC in reclaiming his Glory Light Heavyweight (…)


    1. Amanda Serrano: In the most actually important boxing bout on the Paul-Woodley card, Serrano defended her (…)


    1. Yordenis Ugas: There’s his career-defining win, handing Manny Pacquiao his first loss since 2017, (…)

17 Aug

    1. Joshua Franco: Closed the book on his rivalry with Andrew Moloney, winning their trilogy fight to take a 2-0 (…)

10 Aug

  t1. Zaur Uguev/Takuto Otoguro/Zaurbek Sidakov/David Taylor/Abdulrashid Sadulaev/Gable Steveson/Luis Orta/Mohammad Reza (…)

03 Aug

    t1. Lasha Bekauri/Aaron Wolf/Chizuru Arai/Shori Hamada/Lukas Krpalek/Akira Sone: Your 2020 Olympic Judo gold (…)

27 Jul

    t1. Vito Dell’Aquila/Ulugbek Rashitov/Maksim Khramtsov/Vladislav Larin/Panipak Wongpattanakit/Anastasija (…)

20 Jul

    1. Taio Asahisa: Asahisa, who came in at 17-7, dethroned the legendary Gonnapar Weerasakreck as K-1 Lightweight (…)

13 Jul

    1. Gilberto Ramirez: After being a champion at super middleweight for two years, Zurdo moved to light heavyweight, (…)

06 Jul

    1. Chris Colbert: Survived a scary late-replacement challenger in Tugstsogt Nyambayar for his interim WBA (…)

29 Jun

    1. Gervonta Davis: Moved up two weight classes to challenge for Mario Barrios’s WBA secondary world title at (…)

22 Jun

    1. Naoya Inoue: Does what the Monster does, lay out whomever is across from him with hellacious body shots. (…)

15 Jun

    1. Brandon Moreno: After nearly five years in the UFC after entering as a fresh-faced 22 year-old, the Assassin (…)

08 Jun

    1. Jairzinho Rozenstruik: Rebounded after a loss to Ciryl Gane in February, to improve to 12-2, knocking out (…)

31 May

    1. Nonito Donaire: Defied father time and became a world champion once more, the first time at bantamweight (…)

25 May

    1. Josh Taylor: Taylor is the last man standing at 140lbs, the king of the mountain. He’s finally the unified (…)

18 May

    1. Brandon Figueroa: In an upset, Figueroa landed a filthy body shot to put Luis Nery down for the count, and (…)

11 May

    1. Saul Alvarez: Threw an absolute haymaker of an uppercut from hell that dissolved Billy Joe Saunders’s orbital (…)

04 May

    1. Sunny Edwards: The only new world boxing champion to emerge from a jam-packed boxing week (and no, Erislandy (…)

26 Apr

    1. Kamaru Usman: In a finish I don’t think any of us saw coming, The Nigerian Nightmare threw an absolutely (…)

24 Apr

  UFC Welterweight Championship: Kamaru Usman (c) (18-1) vs. Jorge Masvidal (35-14) Luke Irwin: (…)

20 Apr

    1. Demetrius Andrade: And still WBO Middleweight champion despite a valiant effort from Liam Williams on (…)

13 Apr

    1. Adriano Moraes: In a move that’s perfectly legal in ONE, Moraes turned off the lights of Demetrious (…)

05 Apr

    1. Jamel Herring: Came in as the rare underdog champion and put on an absolutely brilliant performance at (…)

30 Mar

    1. Francis Ngannou: Finally UFC Heavyweight champion of the world after avenging his loss to Stipe Miocic with a (…)

23 Mar

    1. Lawrence Okolie: Is a world champion for the first time after a dazzling performance over Krzysztof Glowacki, (…)

16 Mar

    1. Jessica McCaskill: She god-damned did it again. After pulling one of the biggest upsets in recent boxing memory (…)

09 Mar

    1. Jan Blachowicz: Style: Unbent! Blachowicz was able to keep Israel Adesanya contained, both on the (…)

06 Mar

  UFC Light Heavyweight Championship: Jan Blachowicz (c) (27-8) vs. Israel Adesanya (20-0) Luke (…)

02 Mar

    1. Saul Alvarez: I had said that Avni Yildirim was the mandatory challenger and after that, Canelo was going (…)

23 Feb

    1. Oscar Valdez: Valdez turned in the performance of a lifetime against Miguel Berchelt Saturday night in (…)

16 Feb

    1. Kamaru Usman: And STILL UFC Welterweight champion after a measured, intelligent course of action against (…)

15 Feb

  A quick snapshot at the week that was. Biggest Upset: Mauricio Lara +900 over Josh Warrington   (…)

09 Feb

    1. Britain Hart: BOY, I hope the buyrate was enough to justify that monster contract Bare Knuckle signed Paige (…)

02 Feb

    1. Rico Verhoeven: After Jamal Ben Saddik had to withdraw from his title fight challenging Glory heavyweight (…)

30 Jan

  Heavyweight Tournament Finals: Luke Irwin: Verhoeven over Rigters via UD.       (…)

26 Jan

    1. Stephen Fulton Jr.: Is the new WBO junior featherweight champion, bringing the belt to Philadelphia after (…)

19 Jan

    1. Max Holloway: Holloway showed that he’s far from done and belongs in the title contention, after an absolute (…)

05 Jan

    1. Kazuto Ioka: Thwarted young Tanaka’s attempt to become the fastest boxer in history to win four-division (…)

29 Dec 20

    1. David O. Morrell Jr.: He didn’t defend his title, since he got TKO’d by the scale, but still took care of (…)

28 Dec 20

  A quick snapshot at the week that was.   Biggest Upset: Hironori Mishiro +195 over Masayuki (…)

22 Dec 20

    1. Saul Alvarez: Canelo won a world title in his fourth division, absolutely having his way with Callum Smith. (…)

21 Dec 20

  A quick snapshot at the week that was.   Biggest Upset: Carlos Gongora +800 over Ali Akhmedov (…)

14 Dec 20

    1. Anthony Joshua: Took care of business, was never in trouble aside from Pulev’s rabbit punches, and never let (…)

14 Dec 20

  A quick snapshot at the week that was.   Biggest Upset: Billy Goff +375 over Robson Gracie Jr. (…)

07 Dec 20

    1. Errol Spence Jr.: Danny Garcia had nothing for the welterweight champion, as he Spence didn’t let him get (…)

07 Dec 20

  A quick snapshot at the week that was.   Biggest Upset: Lyndon Arthur +375 over Anthony Yarde (…)

30 Nov 20

    1. Petchmanee CP Freshmart: 54-1. After 55 professional fights, Wanheng Menayothin has fallen for the first time, (…)

30 Nov 20

  A quick snapshot at the week that was.   Biggest Upset: Petchmanee CP Freshmart +325 over (…)

23 Nov 20

    1. Deiveson Figueiredo: The woefully outmatched Alex Perez had nothing for Figueiredo, and he made short (…)

23 Nov 20

  A quick snapshot at the week that was.   Biggest Upset: Sasha Palatnikov +425 over Louis Cosce (…)

17 Nov 20

    1. Terence Crawford: In a marquee matchup that got an unbelievable lack of hype, Crawford made quick work of (…)

16 Nov 20

  A quick snapshot at the week that was.   Biggest Upset: Jack Cullen +500 over John Docherty (…)

09 Nov 20

    1. Junto Nakatani: We might have a new Japanese phenom during a great time for Japanese phenoms in boxing. (…)

09 Nov 20

  A quick snapshot at the weekend that was.   Biggest Upset: Andrei Arlovski +285 over Tanner Boser (…)

02 Nov 20

    1. Gervonta Davis: With title belts from two weight classes on the line, Davis got the best of a very game Leo (…)

02 Nov 20

  A quick snapshot at the weekend that was.   Biggest Upset: Thiago Moises +250 over Bobby Green (…)

26 Oct 20

    1. Khabib Nurmagomedov: After a triangle choke against Justin Gaethje, Nurmagomedov has called it a career with (…)

26 Oct 20

  A quick snapshot at the weekend that was.   Biggest Upset: Subriel Matias +110 over Malik Hawkins (…)

19 Oct 20

    1. Teofimo Lopez: Vasyl Lomachenko puzzlingly waited until about the eighth round to start boxing, (…)

13 Oct 20

    1. Emanuel Navarrete: Now a two-division world champion after putting Ruben Villa on his wallet twice en route (…)


    1. Alexander Povetkin: From October of 2017, Whyte was in the WBC’s orbit as a world heavyweight contender, (…)


    1. Stipe Miocic: Despite a Miocic eyepoke that may have literally touched Daniel Cormier’s thoughts, DC fought (…)

17 Aug 20

  A quick snapshot at the weekend that was.   Biggest Upset: Jessica McCaskill +425 over Cecilia (…)

11 Aug 20

    1. Jamal James: In PBC’s return to FOX, James claimed the vacant interim WBA Welterweight championship over (…)

04 Aug 20

    1. Angelo Leo: The only world championship up for grabs in boxing this weekend was claimed by Leo after a shakeup (…)

28 Jul 20

    1. Robert Whittaker: Bobby Knuckles is back on his feet and on the comeback trail for his UFC middleweight (…)

27 Jul 20

  A quick snapshot at the weekend that was.   Biggest Upset: Jesse Ronson +245 over Nicolas Dalby (…)


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