Fight Night Kansas City Talking Points: DJ, Namajunas and more

[ad_1] KANSAS CITY One of the most stacked non Pay-Per-View cards in UFC history was headlined by Demetrious Johnson’s flyweight title defense and a pair of title implication bouts. The prelims delivered entertaining fights throughout the night and set the stage for the stars – and they delivered as well. Demetrious Johnson dominated in his […]

On the Rise: Nashville Edition

[ad_1] The month of April wraps up this Saturday with a return to “Music City, U.S.A.” for UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Lobov, a 13-fight event that is sneaky deep if you take two minutes to scan the card and aren’t checking for only the biggest names in the sport. John Dodson taking on Eddie […]

UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Lobov Fantasy Cheat Sheet

[ad_1] This weekend, the UFC returns to Nashville with a featherweight grudge match headlining the card as Cub Swanson takes on Artem Lobov in a matchup with fireworks written all over it. Swanson is fresh off a Fight of the Year candidate in his last bout against Dooho Choi, while Lobov has won his last […]

Kansas City Rewind: What you got right & wrong

[ad_1] On a main card dominated by upsets, the one constant was UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson, who made history with his 10th successful title defense with a victory over Wilson Reis in the UFC Fight Night main event. Johnson has looked better than ever in his most recent fights, but he somehow managed to […]

UFC Statement on Michael Graves

[ad_1] “In November 2016, welterweight Michael Graves was removed from his UFC bout following his arrest. As a potential violation of the UFC Fighter Conduct Policy, the UFC organization temporarily barred Graves from competition pending the completion of a third-party investigation. Based on the findings of this thorough review and investigation, UFC has advised Graves […]

N.J. board to allow 3-minute rounds for women

[ad_1] Female boxers in search of equality with their male counterparts will have a home in New Jersey. The New Jersey State Athletic Control Board, which oversees combat sports in the state, announced Monday that it will give female boxers the option of competing in fights with three-minute rounds, as is the case for fights […]

Uzcategui-Dirrell highlights Showtime schedule

[ad_1] Super middleweight contenders Jose Uzcategui and Andre Dirrell will meet for a vacant interim world title on May 20 in a fight confirmed Monday as Showtime finalized a deep spring boxing schedule that will feature seven fight cards in eight weeks. Many of the fights have already been announced, but a few were officially […]