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Robbie Lawler, top, punches Matt Brown during the fourth round of a welterweight mixed martial arts bout at a UFC event in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, July 26, 2014. Lawler won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

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Robbie Lawler, top, punches Matt Brown during the fourth round of a welterweight mixed martial arts bout at a UFC event in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, July 26, 2014. Lawler won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

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Robbie Lawler wins slugfest with Matt Brown to earn UFC welterweight title shot

Robbie Lawler will get the rematch he so desperately wanted. Lawler went the distance today against Matt Brown at UFC on Fox 12 in San Jose, Calif., winning the slugfest by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47) in the welterweight elimination fight. ...

Analysis: Canceled UFC card sparks hidden benefits

Interest in rematch between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes grows with wait

A local sports occurrence that was once as nonexistent as Floyd Mayweather Jr. losing a fight or casinos failing to post betting lines on an ...

Erislandy Lara has Canelo Alvarez steaming ahead of their fight at MGM Grand

Alvarez grants Lara pay-per-view opportunity after trash talk

Every superstar boxer must identify and overcome a foil. It’s practically the sport’s coming-of-age ritual, a rite of passage that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will try ...

Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort revealed as UFC 181 headliner

Belfort gets license from athletic commission, fight from the UFC on Wednesday morning

Chris Weidman has already taken out two of the most decorated Brazilian fighters during his tenure as the UFC middleweight champion. The 30-year-old from New ...

UFC on Fox 12 breakdown, betting odds and picks

Matt Brown has repeatedly rewarded bettors

If someone bet $100 on Matt Brown seven fights ago and continually rolled the winnings over to “The Immortal’s” following bouts, the gambler would now ...

Dennis Bermudez peaking by all measures going into UFC on Fox 12

Clay Guida presents an increasingly tough challenge for streaking featherweight

The sports scientists who monitor Dennis Bermudez’s training marveled at the UFC featherweight’s progression. The 27-year-old from Long Island, N.Y., began visiting a human performance ...

Oscar De La Hoya won’t explore Canelo Alvarez rematch for Erislandy Lara

Golden Boy Promotions boss believes Alvarez's split-decision win was decisive enough

Turns out Oscar De La Hoya can still pack quite the punch. The 41-year-old former world champion and current promoting tycoon may have landed the ...

Live Blog: Canelo Alvarez blasts Erislandy Lara’s body, strategy in split-decision win

Abner Mares wins unanimous decision in co-main event

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez raised his hands in celebration one second, then shook his head in frustration the next. Alvarez won a showdown to determine the ...

Vegas Play of the Day: Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara

Let’s welcome boxing to the Play of the Day. Tonight’s pay-per-view card at the MGM Grand Garden Arena will bring the sweet science’s overdue debut ...

KSNV reports that Richard Steele Boxing gym may close down after losing a state grant, Dec. 12.

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