In Defense of Conor McGregor

(Guest editorial by Ben Sutherland) Following the announcement that the mega-fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor has finally been inked, many people have been quick to write McGregor off. The fight makes good business sense, no one expects him to win, and so a loss is minimally damaging to his reputation. Regardless of the outcome, he will come away showered in praise for taking a risk and will have a fat check in his back pocket. However, McGregor certainly doesn’t want to lose on the biggest stage of his career and isn’t just going to…

Report: Former Sabres, Stars coach Lindy Ruff to join Rangers as assistant

Lindy Ruff, here with the Dallas Stars, is reportedly set to join the Rangers as an assistant coach. USATSI Lindy Ruff is headed to the New York Rangers as the team’s new assistant coach, according to a report from the New York Post. The Post’s Larry Brooks tweeted Saturday that Ruff, who was fired as the Dallas Stars head coach this offseason, will replace Jeff Beukeboom in 2017-18. A longtime head coach of the Buffalo Sabres before joining Dallas in 2013-14, Ruff played for the Rangers from 1988-1991, logging three goals and 12 assists with New York. Replaced by Ken Hitchcock after a 34-37-11 season running the Stars this past year, he owns a career coaching record of 736-554-78-125. Beukeboom, according …

Wilder v Whyte: A First Assessment

Wilder v Whyte: A First Assessment Wilder v Whyte: A First AssessmentBy: Ben Sutherland In a recent interview with IFL, Eddie Hearn expressed his desire to get his man Dilian Whyte a shot at Deontay Wilder’s WBC title. The Londoner, who rose to prominence through his scrap with Joshua back in 2015, has been hovering

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Jeff Horn: Pacquiao’s Next Opponent

Jeff Horn: Pacquiao’s Next Opponent Jeff Horn: Pacquiao’s Next OpponentBy: Sean Crose Sixteen wins. One draw. No Loses. Eleven of those wins by knockout. On paper, at least, Australian welterweight Jeff Horn looks to be a decent enough fighter. On July second, however, the little known WBO challenger will be facing the great Manny Pacquiao

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