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Why Francis Ngannou’s toughest opponent is a UFC contract

Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC If UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou wants to fight out his contract he’ll face some difficult hurdles. Over the years, more than a few UFC champions have had disputes with the promotion. From Tito Ortiz almost boxing Dana White, Randy Couture resigning from the promotion... go to Article >

Aldo blasts Costa: Why ask for a raise if you can’t even fulfill your contract?

8 Days ago Sports Source: Bloodyelbow.com

Jose Aldo waits in the locker room ahead of his UFC 265 fight with Pedro Munhoz in August. | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC Jose Aldo had a lot to say about Paulo Costa, who recently demanded more money while also missing... read more

The Cavs Have Been Running a Three-Big-Man Lineup—and It’s Working?

28 Days ago Other Source: Theringer.com

Getty Images/AP Images/Ringer illustration In one of the NBA’s most intriguing early season experiments, Cleveland has been starting the gigantic trio of Jarrett Allen, Evan Mobley, and Lauri Markkanen. The results have... read more

UFC 268: Nine unanswered questions from the Usman vs. Covington fight card

24 Days ago Sports Source: Bloodyelbow.com

Colby Covington lost to Kamaru Usman at UFC 268 | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC What’s next for Colby Covington and 8 more questions from UFC 268 Two title fights headlined UFC 268 and although neither of those belts... read more

UFC 268: Fights to make

24 Days ago Sports Source: Bloodyelbow.com

Colby Covington after his UFC 268 title fight loss to welterweight champ Kamaru Usman. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC All the best, most interesting, and unquestionably coolest fights the UFC needs to book following... read more

UFC Vegas 42: Holloway vs. Rodriguez staff picks and predictions

20 Days ago Sports Source: Bloodyelbow.com

Max Holloway after his win over Calvin Kattar. | Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC Check out the Bloody Elbow staff’s picks and predictions for UFC Vegas 42. The Bloody Elbow staff has made its predictions for UFC Vegas 42,... read more

With Chimaev vs. Diaz, UFC is revisiting Joe Silva’s nasty old playbook

29 Days ago Sports Source: Bloodyelbow.com

Photo by Michael Owens/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC Is this all about Nate Diaz’s contract situation? Khamzat Chimaev steamrolled Li Jingliang at UFC 267. Jingliang entered the fight as the No. 11 ranked fighter in the official UFC... read more

Taysom Hill Was Supposed to Be the Saints’ Future. Why Is He Backing Up Trevor Siemian?

15 Days ago Other Source: Theringer.com

Getty Images/Ringer illustration For years, Sean Payton has raved about the potential of his team’s do-everything super backup. But now the Saints need Hill more than ever—and he’s hardly even part of the game plan. When... read more

Ten NBA Players on the Verge of a Breakthrough

28 Days ago Other Source: Theringer.com

Getty Images/Ringer illustration A new season means new players stepping to the forefront. Here are a handful who look like they could make a leap two weeks into 2021-22. One of the best parts of a new season is seeing... read more

UFC 268: Usman vs. Covington 2 results and post-fight analysis

25 Days ago Sports Source: Bloodyelbow.com

Kamaru Usman remained UFC welterweight champ with a decision win over Colby Covington. | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Dayne Fox gives instant analysis to UFC 268 out of Madison Square Garden, headlined by Kamaru Usman... read more

Durden offers non-apology for post-fight comments

10 Days ago Sports Source: Bloodyelbow.com

Cody Durden faced Aoriqileng at UFC Vegas 43 | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC Cody Durden is sorry if you were offended by his remarks about sending his opponent, Aoriqileng, “back to China.” Stunned would be a good way... read more