Kendrick E. Johnson

Kendrick Johnson writes for a daily newspaper and is an independent print journalist and sports television reporter who has covered the NBA Finals, NFL, NCAA football, MLB, NHL, championship boxing and UFC Fights. He's done numerous one on one interviews with some of the biggest names and personalities in sports. He can be reached at kendrick_e_johnson@yahoo.com or on Twitter @kendrickjohnso

Mayweather-Pacquiao poised for record gate and revenue

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The most anticipated boxing match of this generation between unbeaten Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao could surpass $400 million dollars in revenue, promoter Bob Arum told ESPN in a report on the sports network’s website. The welterweight title unification fight May 2 in Las Vegas is expected to smash the old mark of just over […]

Manny Pacquiao starts sparring to prerpare for Mayweather

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With it being only six weeks until his showdown with Floyd “Money” Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao began sparring Tuesday at trainer Freddie Roach’s Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood, California. Roach was especially pleased with Pacquiao’s form considering he had not been inside the ropes since defeating Chris Algieri last November in Macau. Pacquiao’s workout at […]

UFC 184: Ronda Rousey finishes Cat Zingano in just 14 seconds

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If you turned your head, you missed it. “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey (11-0) recorded the fastest finish of her career and in a UFC championship fight on Saturday, submitting Cat Zingano via straight armlock just 14 seconds into their bantamweight title fight. The bout headlined UFC 184 inside of Staples Center. With the win, Rousey has […]

Ronda Rousey, Cat Zingano take center stage for UFC 184

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The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Los Angeles on Saturday for the first time since August 2012. The UFC was forced to cancel an event there last August when a main event between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes fell apart due to injury. The main event for UFC 184 between UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda “Rowdy” Rousey and […]

Mavs Make a Comeback From 16 to Beat Trail Blazers 111-101

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The Dallas Mavericks used scrappy defense and clutch shooting down the stretch to come back and beat the Portland Trailblazers 111-101 in overtime. With the rare win over a Western Conference playoff contender, the Mavericks (35-18) pulled percentage points ahead of Portland (34-17) for fourth place. “Earning that win is one of the best wins […]

BREAKING: Kobe Bryant Has Torn Rotator Cuff, Season Could Be Over

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According to Lakers insiders, star guard Kobe Bryant, who injured his shoulder in the second half of Wednesday’s game against the New Orleans Pelicans in the Big Easy, has suffered a torn rotator cuff, shown by preliminary results of MRI exam. Bryant took the MRI in San Antonio and will return to Los Angeles later […]

Report: Mayweather vs. Pacquiao could be official in 7-10 days

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The fight which people around the world have been clamoring for over the last five years is closer than ever to becoming a reality. With several key issues which sabotaged earlier negotiations already ironed out, the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao “super fight” could be official in 7 to 10 days. L.A. Times’ Lance Pugmire […]

UFC 182: Jon Jones remains “Unbroken” defends UFC title

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 In an action packed affair which actually lived up to the hype, Jon “Bones” Jones defeated previously unbeaten Daniel “DC” Cormier to win one of the greatest grudge matches in UFC history. Jones (21-1) notched his eighth consecutive light heavyweight title defense at UFC 182 inside MGM Grand Garden Arena, defeating Cormier (15-1) via unanimous […]

Preview: UFC 182 “Jones vs. Cormier”

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What started off as a brawl in the middle of the MGM Grand lobby in August has culminated into one of the most anticipated championship matches of all-time at UFC 182. Now five months later, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones and number one contender Daniel “DC” Cormier have so much built up animosity […]

Mavs use fast start to rout Bucks 125-102

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After an embarrassing defensive effort against Phoenix on Friday, the Dallas Mavericks behind their up and down defense defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 125-102. “You got to respond the right way, especially after a home loss,” Mavs forward Dirk Nowitzki said. “We just weren’t good enough the other night. I liked the defensive energy we had […]

UFC 181: Lawler Tops Hendricks By Split Decision

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Robbie “Ruthless” Lawler put an exclamation point on his busy 2014 campaign by squeaking out a split decision over Johny Hendricks to win the UFC Welterweight title. Saturday night, Lawler (25-10) edged the defending champion Hendricks via split decision at UFC 181 inside the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Judge Sal D’Amato scored it 48-47 for […]

UFC 181 Preview: Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler / Anthony Pettis vs Gilbert Melendez

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 UFC 181 will be the organization’s 300th event with a main event featuring UFC Welterweight Champion Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks (16-2) defending his belt against Robbie “Ruthless” Lawler (24-10). While Anthony “Showtime” Pettis defends his UFC Lightweight Championship against former Strikeforce kingpin Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez in the co-main event. Both Hendricks and Pettis will […]

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Becoming more of a reality to happen in May 2015

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The much-awaited superbout between Floyd ‘Money” Mayweather and  Manny Pacquiao might finally happen soon, after Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach revealed the “right persons” in CBS CEO Les Moonves and Top Rank chief Bob Arum have already commenced talks. For those people who believe that Floyd Mayweather Jr. is afraid to face Manny Pacquiao in the […]

Tyson Chandler’s double-double lifts Mavericks over Knicks

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 As he buttoned up his custom suit with a stylish hat to match, Dallas Maverick center Tyson Chandler had a big smile on face he can take to Thanksgiving Day dinner. The Mavs motivational leader and center had just posted season highs with 17 points and 25 rebounds, helping the Mavericks to a 109-102 victory against […]

Cowboys rally upstages Beckham’s catch

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More than 80,000 people inside MetLife Stadium witnessed the best catch of the NFL season so far by the New York Giants (3-8) outrageous rookie receiver Odell Beckham Jr. But it was the Dallas Cowboys (8-3) who trumped the catch by getting a much needed 31-28 victory to move to one step closer to making […]

Chandler Parsons ready for Houston return

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With a stroke of a pen in a Florida nightclub this summer to sign a three-year, $46 million offer sheet, the Dallas Mavericks gave Chandler Parsons the opportunity to be the next big thing in Big D. Wrestling him away from the hands of their in-state division rivals the Houston Rockets, who allowed Parsons to […]