Ringside Seat: The guide to Shawn Porter versus Andre Berto

[ad_1] Boxing will return to Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on Saturday with yet another meaningful, well-matched main event, this time between former welterweight titleholders — and good pals — Shawn Porter and Andre Berto. Regardless of who wins, one scenario is likely: It will be an entertaining fight, given the way these two […]

Joshua ready to face former sparring partner, Klitschko

[ad_1] With just a few days to go before his WBA heavyweight world title fight against Wladimir Klitschko, Anthony Joshua adds the final tweaks to his preparations. Joshua, 27, is no newcomer to facing a more experienced opponent and thrives under pressure. Born in Watford to Nigerian-born parents, Joshua’s remarkable story began as an 18-year-old […]

Muslim teen can box competitively in hijab

[ad_1] MINNEAPOLIS — A Muslim teen boxer from Minnesota who hopes to one day compete in the Olympics has won a fight to wear a hijab during matches in the United States. Amaiya Zafar will also be allowed to cover her arms and legs in accordance with her religious beliefs while competing in her first […]

UFC® Announces Three Bouts for Highly Anticipated Return to Scotland

[ad_1] London, UK – UFC® today announced three exciting match ups set to take place when the organisation returns to Glasgow, Scotland on Sunday, July 16 at The SSE Hydro. Tickets set to go on general sale on Friday, June 2. Scotland’s own Paul Craig (9-1; fighting out of Coatbridge, Scotland) is the first name to […]

Holtzman feels he's just getting started

[ad_1] From baseball to hockey to mixed martial arts, Scott Holtzman was seemingly destined for life as a professional athlete. But before he moves off to the PGA Tour or something else, it begs the question, what has kept him in MMA while he “turned the page” on his time on the diamond and rink? […]

TUF's Baczynski not ready to 'hang em up' just yet

[ad_1] Born in Hawaii, raised in Arizona, how did Seth Baczynski ever become a farmer? “Don’t ask me,” he laughs. “I know it’s shocking, but there are farms in Arizona and I own one of them.” The acre and a quarter farm in Chandler, Arizona is where Baczynski, his wife and five children live these […]