Claressa Shields explains why she joined PFL over UFC and her frustrations with the current state of boxing

Claressa Shields isn’t making the move from boxing to MMA just for a paycheck. The two-time Olympic gold medalist, who is widely regarded as the top pound-for-pound women’s boxer in the world right now, didn’t decide to test her skills in MMA so she could simply get more attention. Instead, Shields opted to pursue a […]

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Between the Links: UFC 256 Fallout, Figueiredo vs. Moreno classic, UFC Vegas 17 preview

Check out episode 29 of Between the Links as Mike Heck moderates the matchup between MMA Fighting’s Jed Meshew and The Athletic’s Shaun Al-Shatti who give their reactions to the incredible flyweight championship main event of UFC 256 between Deiveson Figueiredo and Brandon Moreno, discuss how they scored it, whether or not its the frontrunner […]

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Black women have the highest risk of pregnancy-related heart problems in the US

Significant racial disparities exist in heart-related problems among pregnant and postpartum women in the United States, with Black women having the highest risk of several serious complications, according to research published today in the Journal of the American Heart Association, an open access journal of the American Heart Association. “Clinicians should be aware of the […]

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