Category: The Ringer

For Nate Diaz’s Boxing Adventure, Everything Was Jake

Diaz-Paul had a little bit of everything: Robots, tanks, celebrities, imagination, family feuds, regrets, and … oh no, rematches?

The Cult of Nate Diaz Goes Boxing

The bout between Nate Diaz and Jake Paul is a curiosity PPV, even if the stakes mean nothing to boxing

It’s the Holy Grail of Fight Weekends

With UFC 291 and Errol Spence Jr. vs. Terence Crawford both happening Saturday night, fight fans are getting something rare this weekend: exactly what they asked for

The Fight No One Asked for but Everyone Wants to See

Tyson Fury versus Francis Ngannou? Whether we like it or not, big-name crossovers aren’t going anywhere, which begs the question: What exactly do we want from a fight?

Go Nuggets!

The Denver Nuggets are in the NBA Finals for the first time ever and, as a fan since I was a kid, I guess I had a little to get off my chest about it.

Will Jorge Masvidal’s Homecoming Double as His Farewell?

“Street Jesus” is looking to resurrect his career on Easter weekend. But if the fan favorite loses again at UFC 287 in Miami, it could be the end for one of MMA’s all-time characters.

No One Had a Better Weekend Than Nate Diaz

On a weekend during which he was meant to fail, in the last fight on his contract, the tables turned for Nate Diaz, who leaves the UFC a bigger star than he’s ever been...

Sometimes a Grudge Match Is Better Than a Title Fight

UFC 272’s blood feud between Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington doesn’t need a belt on the line, so long as there’s hatred in the air

No One Could Beat Khabib Nurmagomedov—and Maybe No One Ever Will