Hearn announces signing of A. Fowler

[ad_1] Middleweight Anthony Fowler, the captain of the 2016 Great Britain Olympic team, is going pro under the guidance of Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn. Hearn announced that he has signed Fowler, who will make his professional debut on the undercard of the Kell Brook-Errol Spence Jr. welterweight world title fight on May 27 at […]

Fight Night Nashville – Fight by Fight

[ad_1] CUB SWANSON VS. ARTEM LOBOVSome would put this in the “be careful what you wish for” department when it comes to unranked Artem Lobov’s call out of No. 4-ranked featherweight contender Cub Swanson, but don’t count “The Russian Hammer” out just yet. The SBG Ireland standout has bricks for fists, and as a veteran […]

Smith's journey back to TUF defines redemption

[ad_1]   All it takes is a few minutes with The Ultimate Fighter 25’s Gilbert Smith to realize that he’s one of those glass half-full kind of guys. But recently, in the space of 24 hours, that optimistic nature was threatened, even if only for a moment. In April 2013, Smith had his one and […]

Fight Night Nashville: Official weigh-in results

[ad_1] Fight Night Nashville, which is headlined by the five-round featherweight bout between Cub Swanson and Artem Lobov, and the lightweight bout between Al Iaquinta and Diego Sanchez, airs live on FS1 from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Saturday, April 22 at 10pm ET / 7pm PT. Four prelim bouts will air live on FS2 […]

Joshua wants Fury after Klitschko

[ad_1] Anthony Joshua has responded to taunts from Tyson Fury by demanding a date when the former heavyweight champion will be available to fight him. Joshua, who faces Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley later this month in front of a post-war record crowd for a fight in Britain of 90,000, insisted Fury’s inactivity is the only […]

McGregor gives fighting advice, jabs Mayweather

[ad_1] Conor McGregor isn’t just a champion fighter. It appears he’s a pretty good teacher, as well. On Tuesday, the two-division UFC champion posted a video of him giving boxing advice that he originally sent as a reply to one of his proteges. He used the opportunity not only to throw jabs but also to […]

Perez turns back Lopez with split-decision win

[ad_1] 1:37 AM ET Katie RichcreekESPN VERONA, N.Y. — Michael Perez was successful in his hunt for redemption, securing a split-decision victory over Marcelino Lopez in a 10-round junior welterweight bout on Thursday night at Turning Stone Resort Casino. Perez (25-2-2, 11 KOs) proved he deserves to be in the title hunt again, seven months […]

From 'Nightmare' to 'Lionheart', Sanchez is a new fighter at 35

[ad_1] When you think about the fighters that have carried the torch for the UFC in the dozen years since The Ultimate Fighter became the Trojan horse that carried mixed martial arts into households around the world, there are obvious names that spring to mind. One of them is clearly Diego Sanchez, who faces Al […]

The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption – Ep. 1 Recap

[ad_1] It’s only the first episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption, and one fighter has already been eliminated, another went home after not being able to make weight, and coaches Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw got into a physical altercation that nearly erupted into a full-blown brawl. It’s safe to say the new season is […]

UFC Unfiltered: John Dodson, Al Iaquinta

[ad_1] John “The Magician” Dodson calls in ahead of his UFC Fight Night Nashville fight against Eddie Wineland to talk about treating every day like it’s special, being recruited by Jackson-Wink MMA at a Chuck E. Cheese’s, loving video games, Jon Jones, Mighty Mouse, Cody vs. TJ, and more. Later, “Raging” Al Iaquinta joins the […]