Thursday, July 2, 2015
Best of 2015: MMA half-year awards (Yahoo Sports)
Donald Cerrone has kicked off the year in style, but has he been the best in the sport?
MMA denied: New York legislature once again acts like loons (Yahoo Sports):
The lunacy of politics is the only reason why MMA shouldn't be sanctioned in New York State.
Jose Aldo still fighting (for now), but UFC 189 is about Conor McGregor anyways (Yahoo Sports):
The UFC isn't wrong to push Conor McGregor. The Irishman may now be the biggest star in the sport.
UFC 189 will determine just how big of a star Conor McGregor has become (Yahoo Sports):
The UFC has bet big on McGregor's drawing power. Will it pay off in the form of PPV numbers?
UFC’s sponsorship deal with Reebok about more than a new look (Yahoo Sports):
As usual, the promotion has an eye on the future, but some of its fighters might be feeling a present pinch.
Yoel Romero eyeing what his brother already has (Yahoo Sports):
A win over Lyoto Machida would move Yoel Romero one step closer to a title belt, something his boxing brother already owns.
Legend of 'Scarface': How Jose Aldo's latest withdrawal could impact his legacy (Yahoo Sports):
Aldo's rib injury was preventable, which makes it even more maddening for UFC president Dana White.
Jokes aside, Slice-Shamrock success shows Bellator has legitimate juice (Yahoo Sports):
Hardcore fans may shudder but Bellator CEO Scott Coker is onto something with events like Slice-Shamrock.