Usyk is back for defense No. 2 of his cruiserweight belt

[ad_1] Cruiserweight world titleholder Oleksandr Usyk has a similar mindset as his good friend and junior lightweight world titleholder Vasyl Lomachenko. Lomachenko has had complete tunnel vision on trying to collect as many world title belts as possible and as quickly as possible, placing a premium on that goal even more than the money he […]

Klitschko warns Joshua: muscles won't matter

[ad_1] Wladimir Klitschko has warned IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua that muscles count for little when it comes to boxing. Former divisional king Klitschko (64-4-KO53) meets Joshua (18-0-KO18) at Wembley on April 29 and with the Ukrainian now 41, many have suggested Joshua’s physicality will prove decisive. Klitschko is adamant that age and appearances […]

Cormier doesn't care about the noise, he has the belt

[ad_1] SAN JOSE, Calif. Daniel Cormier is a smart guy. So he gets it. Cormier understands why a good-sized chunk of the UFC fan base doesn’t like him much, and maybe never will. He knows people are more infatuated with the one-punch knockout power and speed of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, his opponent in Saturday night’s […]

Flanagan looks past lightweight division

[ad_1] 7:15 AM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Terry Flanagan has insisted Russian Petr Petrov will be his best challenger yet — and he may be one of his last at […]

UFC names Duncan French Vice President of Performance at UFC Performance Institute

[ad_1] Las Vegas – UFC® today announced the appointment of Dr. Duncan French as Vice President of Performance for the new UFC Performance Institute, which will be located in Las Vegas. Dr. French brings more than 20 years of experience coaching athletes on the amateur, collegiate, professional and Olympic levels while most recently serving as […]

Santos vs. Aubin-Mercier heads to Rio

[ad_1] Ultimate Fighter alums Leonardo Santos and Olivier Aubin-Mercier will both attempt to extend their winning streaks on Jun. 3 when they collide in a UFC 212 lightweight bout at Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro. In the main event, Jose Aldo and Max Holloway collide in a battle for the undisputed UFC featherweight title. […]

Dos Anjos Makes Welterweight Debut in June

[ad_1] Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos will travel to Singapore this June to make his 170-pound debut against former Strikeforce champion Tarec Saffiedine on Jun. 17. The UFC Fight Night bout will air live on UFC FIGHT PASS from Singapore Indoor Stadium in Kallang. Winner of five of his last seven bouts, Brazil’s […]

Cormier on McGregor vs. Mayweather: 'Floyd kills him'

[ad_1] UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and top contender Anthony Johnson were in Bristol on Tuesday to promote their upcoming title fight at UFC 210 on Saturday night in Buffalo, N.Y, a rematch of Cormier’s submission victory at UFC 187 in May, 2015. Throughout the morning and early afternoon, both fighters appeared on television […]

UFC Unfiltered: Don Frye, Doug Benson

[ad_1] Comedian Doug Benson joins in studio to talk about his new Comedy Central show, “The High Court”, superhero movies, hosts a contest between Jim and Matt, and more. Later, UFC Hall of Famer Don Frye calls in to talk PRIDE Never Die! week on UFC Fight Pass, overcoming his recent health issues, and gaining […]

Dana White's fate-tastic tale

[ad_1] BROOKLYN – At the time, Dana White was a 20-something in Boston who was just trying to make an honest buck while searching for his lot in life. He took college for a spin, enrolling at the local University of Massachusetts campus and lasting two semesters. When that didn’t take, he roamed the New […]