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Republicans upset at Linda McMahon advertisement

Linda McMahon has risked alienating her conservative supporters by airing an advertisement encouraging Barack Obama voters to cross the aisle and vote for an independent thinker. Republicans Rob...

UFC Hires a Capitol Hill Lobbying Firm


UFC, which has spent years lobbying state governments to regulate and sanction mixed martial arts, is now lobbying the federal government as well.The Hill reports that UFC hired Brownstein Hyatt...

Don't Forget John McCain's Other MMA Quote


Practically every mainstream media article about mixed martial arts includes John McCain's famous phrase from the 1990s, referring to the sport as "human cockfighting."The vast majority of those...

UFC President Dana White: 'I Consider John McCain the Guy Who Started the UFC'


UFC President Dana White gave an interview to Nicki Jhabvala of SI.com in which he said something that might seem surprising about the man who once called mixed martial arts "human cockfighting": J...

Matt Hulsizer Guarantees Glendale Bond, Kills Goldwater Case


Matt Hulsizer may have just satisfied all the concerns regarding the oft talked about "gift clause" to get this sale done.


Bob Arum: John McCain 'No Contest' For Manny Pacquiao

Top Rank CEO Bob Arum said not only did Manny Pacquiao help Senator Harry Reid get elected, he also said challenger Sharron Angle's choice to have Sen. John McCain speak at her rally is not one...

John McCain For Pitching Coach


John McCain is lobbying to protect Arizona's bases; let's start with the ones at Chase Field.

John McCain to mediate Mayweather-Pacquiao Dispute?


At the suggestion of HBO Sports chief Ross Greenburg, the idea was floated to have Senator, former presidential candidate and huge boxing fan John McCain mediate the dispute between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. over whether there would be pre-fight blood testing. While Pacquiao has refused out of anger, don't be too surprised if this actually happens.

The "Great White" Pardon?


For those not familiar with the story of Jack Johnson let's just say that he was a black heavyweight boxer at the turn of the 20th century and sports writers termed the phrase "the Great White Hope" in their attempt to find someone to beat Johnson. When it became apparent that no "white hope" was coming some law men stepped in to charge Johnson with some trumped up crimes. Now, a hundred years later, there is a political movement led by John McCain to pardon Jack Johnson for being wrongly convicted.

Members of Congress + MMA, what could go wrong?


Congress and MMA together at last.

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