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CTE: Worse in football than boxing?

Is CTE prevalent in boxing? It was announced in 2017 that Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) was found in 99% of deceased NFL players’ brains that had been donated to science, according to a study published in the medical journal JAMA. A progressive degenerative disease, CTE is...

Tyson vs Douglas: Mike’s team played mind games with Buster during training?

When visiting fighters travel to another country to participate in a fight card, they often train in the same facility at different times. In 1974 prior to facing then-heavyweight champion George Foreman in Zaire, Muhammad Ali and his team would enter the gym following Foreman's regimen....

Foreman vs Moorer (1994): Facts, stats & highlights

In the immortal words of HBO commentator Jim Lampley who announced the fight live at ringside, "It happened." Former heavyweight champion George Foreman, at 45, had regained not just a share of the title but the lineal heavyweight championship of the world. The impossible dream had happened. Let's...

Awesome: Sylvester Stallone’s NFL Eagles intro 2003 (Video)

“Are you hoping for the best? Are you prepared for the worst?”“ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?” “Pleasure and pain… They’re not opposites.” “They’re neighbors separated by a thin line by a SPLIT SECOND.” OK, this is a bit old but it’s relevant for today. Ready...

Wladimir Klitschko: The best fighter walkout in sports? (Video)

From 1996 - 2001, there's no question Prince Naseem Hamed had the most electrifying ring entrances. So whose ring entrance/fighter walkout is the most exhilarating today? Some will say that distinction belongs to lineal heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko. The Red Hot Chili Peppers' classic Can't Stop...