Fight Night Nashville: Swanson vs Lobov – final results

[ad_1] Who were the winners at UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs Lobov? Click below to get the results for all the fights at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Main event: Cub Swanson def. Artem Lobov Artem Lobov came out strong in the first round and hung tough with Cub Swanson […]

Leites, Moreno, Davis among big prelim winners

[ad_1]  Read on for results from the prelim fights at UFC Fight Night Nashville on April 22, 2017 Miss any of the action from Nashville? Check out the full results here LEITES vs. ALVEY In a clash of middleweight contenders at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Thales Leites won a shutout three-round unanimous decision over Sam […]

Charlo stops Hatley to retain junior middleweight belt

[ad_1] Jermell Charlo was not thrilled that he had not fought since winning his junior middleweight world title last May, but the 11-month layoff did not appear to have any impact on him whatsoever as he dominated Charles Hatley en route to a sixth-round knockout victory Saturday night at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. […]

Swanson dominant in five-round war win

[ad_1] Despite being a prohibitive underdog to No. 4-ranked featherweight Cub Swanson, unranked Artem Lobov gave a stellar effort for 25 minutes in the UFC Fight Night main event at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville before losing a unanimous decision in a competitive five-rounder. Scores were 50-45 and 49-46 twice. “It’s a fight,” Swanson said. “It’s my […]

Maurice Smith gets UFC Hall of Fame nod

[ad_1] Long before he debuted in the UFC in 1997, Maurice Smith was already immortalized with a name check in the classic 1989 film “Say Anything.” But the man John Cusack’s character Lloyd Dobler used, along with Don “The Dragon” Wilson and Benny “The Jet” Urquidez, as an example of champions in “Kickboxing, sport of […]

Iaquinta scores huge KO win; OSP, Dodson also triumph

[ad_1] Miss any of the action from Nashville? Check out the full results here IAQUINTA vs. SANCHEZ A two-year absence didn’t appear to slow down lightweight contender Al Iaquinta, as his first bout since April 2015 saw him score a spectacular first-round knockout of Diego Sanchez in the UFC Fight Night co-main event at Nashville’s […]

Klistchko: All the pressure on Joshua

[ad_1] 10:08 AM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Wladimir Klitschko is confident Anthony Joshua will not be able to handle the pressure of being favourite and fighting in front 90,000 fans […]

Hughie Fury pulls out of title bout with Parker

[ad_1] Heavyweight world titleholder Joseph Parker’s first defense against mandatory challenger Hughie Fury is off after Fury pulled out with an undisclosed injury, Duco Events, Parker’s co-promoter, said Saturday night. The fight was scheduled to take place May 6 at Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand, Parker’s home country. “Duco Events was today notified by […]

Valdez decisions Marriaga, retains title

[ad_1] CARSON, Calif. — Although Oscar Valdez won a world championship belt last year, he still wondered whether he could go 12 full rounds with an elite fighter. Not only did the WBO featherweight champion have the physical stamina, he also had the mental strength to thrive. Valdez defended his WBO featherweight title with a […]

Gold medalist Gaibnazarov wins pro debut

[ad_1] CARSON, Calif. — Olympic gold medalist Fazliddin Gaibnazarov bounced back from a first-round knockdown to win his professional debut in a second-round stoppage Saturday. Gaibnazarov finished Puerto Rico’s Victor Vazquez 1:28 into the second round at StubHub Center in the famed outdoor ring south of downtown Los Angeles. Gaibnazarov won gold for Uzbekistan as […]