WWW

The real Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather main event: While We’re Waiting

It’s a dead zone in the sports calendar, except what’s happening in the fight game thanks to Conor McGregor. Does he really have a shot though?

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WWW

ESPN, Politics, and Stipe Miocic: While We’re Waiting

While most of what’s going to be said about ESPN’s layoffs is in the bank, Craig weighs in one final time on the topic. Plus Stipe defends his belt this weekend.

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Best of 2016, General, UFC

Cleveland, We’ve Got a Champion: WFNY Top Stories of 2016

Stipe Miocic had an incredible 2016. The UFC heavyweight belt was won in Brazil, defended in Cleveland, and he got married. Miocic describes the year that was.

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UFC

Inside Stipe Miocic’s UFC Heavyweight Championship Win – WFNY Podcast No. 500

Our friend was on hand for Stipe Miocic’s UFC Heavyweight Championship win in UFC 198 and delivers all the details of what it was like behind the scenes in Brazil.

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Multimedia

EA Sports adds Cleveland’s Stipe Miocic to UFC video game

In one of their updates to their game, EA Sports has added Stipe Miocic to the roster of fighters that are playable. Josh Sanchez at Fansided had the screen-caps and the report. It’s got to be exciting to see yourself immortalized in a video game. Do you think it does our heavyweight justice?

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Podcast

Talking about Jessica “Evil” Eye before her UFC debut at UFC 166 – WFNY Podcast – 2013-10-17

Scott and I had a chance to sit down and talk about the pretty extensive profile he did of Jessica “Evil” Eye who fights out of the Cleveland area. Women in MMA and Dana White saying they wouldn’t do female fights Jessica Eye training and sparring with men Stepping up to the UFC vs. a

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UFC

UFC Needs to Sell MMA as More Than Just Brutality

This weekend Dana White is hoping to bring the UFC back to the roots of boxing.  Before the great sport of boxing fell victim to the business culture that sprouted up around it, it was a spectacle that seemingly stopped the world.  People tuned in on television and radio and the biggest fans can tell

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General

While We’re Waiting… Shaq Vs. Big Ben, Promoting WEC, Duron Carter’s Expectations

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email in the sidebar. When Cleveland’s own Shaquille O’Neal – The Big Field General – squares off against Pittsburgh QB Ben Roethlisberger Tuesday night, I don’t know

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Podcast

WFNY Podcast #20

On this episode of the WFNY Podcast, Craig first welcomes WKNR’s Jordan Sherwood to discuss MMA, and then Craig and Denny discuss the Cleveland Browns, Cleveland Cavaliers and Ohio State Football. As always, please send us your questions, comments, thoughts, show ideas, critiques, etc. And please join us for future live podcasts, where you can

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Boxing/MMA

Update on Jason Dent From The Ultimate Fighter

A few weeks ago, I posted that a Clevelander was on the UFC’s reality show on Spike TV, The Ultimate Fighter. Dent is also blogging about his experiences on the show over at Yahoo! Sports’ Cagewriter Blog.  It is especially nice to have his perspective on his most recent fight on the show where he

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Boxing/MMA, General

Cleveland Represented on “The Ultimate Fighter”

Season 9 of “The Ultimate Fighter” on Spike TV is in its 4th episode.  It wasn’t until watching the third episode that I realized Northeast Ohio is represented.  Jason”“Dynamite” Dent is fighting out of Mentor Ohio and he was born and raised in Madison.  And now he has his second shot to gain some traction

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General

Bill Livingston Refuses to Accept “Today”

The Olympics end Sunday. They sure weren’t your father’s Games. They were not mine, either. My Olympics barely started. Track and field was shown by NBC a half-day late. Men’s and women’s basketball was on fairly obscure cable channels until the final games. Baseball was tucked away in the electronic wilderness. The Big Peacock home

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