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The Dominant 20

We rank the best athletes of 2018

Comebacks? Records? Those are nice. But Peter Keating says the 20 most dominant athletes of 2018 made our list by redefining the impossible.

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Simone Biles is creating dominance as she competes

This was the year that the greatest gymnast of all time showed that not a damn thing will ever stand in her way.

Mike Tyson

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Buster Douglas: I wasn't impressed with the success Mike Tyson was having

When Douglas knocked out Tyson, he was fighting for more than just a win.

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To earn respect, Holyfield had to beat Iron Mike

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