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The Fine Art of Choking Out Another Human Being

I grew up in mortal fear of the choke. “I’m going to choke the life out of you,” my father would scream at me and…

This Controversial Theory in Pro Fighting Could Change Drug Testing for All Sports

The main event of UFC 232 — rangy, skilled striker Alexander Gustafsson versus returning light heavyweight great Jon “Bones” Jones — was supposed to be…

Everything We Wrestled With in 2018

Why get metaphorical when we can get literal af? That is, while we don’t cover a ton of sports, we’ve always found that combat sports…

Butterbean Hasn’t Gone Anywhere. You Just Haven’t Been Looking Hard Enough

“Man, that’s the question they all want to know: What happened to Butterbean?” asks retired professional boxer and mixed martial artist Eric Esch, a 5-foot-11,…