Former Olympian Conwell set for 2nd pro bout

[ad_1] Junior middleweight prospect Charles Conwell Jr., a 2016 U.S. Olympian from Cleveland, will box professionally for the second time on May 18, co-promoter Lou DiBella announced on Tuesday. The 19-year-old Conwell (1-0, 1 KO) will take on Daniel Szoros (2-1, 2 KOs), of Hungary, in a scheduled six-round fight on DiBella’s “Broadway Boxing” card […]

UFC 211 Preview: Is Andrade toughest test yet for Jedrzejczyk?

[ad_1] UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk defends her title against No. 3-ranked Jessica Andrade on Pay Per View this Saturday night. Matt Parrino from joins Andre Khatchaturian of to discuss the upcoming title fight at UFC 211. RELATED: Analysis – Dan Hardy & John Gooden preview Miocic-Dos Santos 2 | Read: 5 Reasons to watch […]

UFC Unfiltered: Stipe Miocic joins the podcast

[ad_1] Don’t miss out: Click here for UFC 211 PPV ordering information UFC Heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic calls in ahead of his rematch with Junior Dos Santos at UFC 211 and discusses the pressures of a title defense, being frugal, MMA vs. boxing, and more. Plus, Jim hosts the show solo and talks to Chris […]

UFC adds Strength & Conditioning, Nutrition roles to UFC Performance Institute staff

[ad_1] UFC® today announced the appointments of Bo Sandoval as Director of Strength & Conditioning and Clint Wattenberg as Director of Nutrition for the UFC Performance Institute, respectively. Both directors will begin their roles at the new state-of-the-art facility immediately, ahead of the UFC Performance Institute’s official opening on Monday, May 22. “We are excited […]

Alvarez turns anticipated fight into one-sided bout

[ad_1] Canelo Alvarez outclassed Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in their 12-round super middleweight fight on Saturday in Las Vegas, winning by a score of 120-108 on all three judges’ scorecards. Alvarez landed 43 percent (145-of-340) of his power punches, slightly less than his 46 percent average entering the fight. Eighty-three percent of Alvarez’s landed punches […]

World Boxing Super Series chooses divisions

[ad_1] The cruiserweight and super middleweight divisions will be the focus of the forthcoming World Boxing Super Series, organizers announced Tuesday. Earlier this year, Comosa AG announced plans for two eight-man single-elimination tournaments in which 16 fighters will divvy up $50 million in prize money with the winner of each tournament also receiving the Muhammad […]

Scorecard: Alvarez cruises to decision victory over Chavez Jr.

[ad_1] A roundup of the past week’s notable boxing results from around the world: Saturday at Las Vegas Canelo Alvarez W12 Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Super middleweightScores: 120-108 (three times)Records: Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs); Chavez Jr. (50-3-1, 32 KOs) Rafael’s remarks: As gargantuan as the hype and anticipation was for the bitter all-Mexican rivalry fight […]

Brook, Yafai spurred on by Joshua heroics

[ad_1] 12:19 PM 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 Anthony Joshua’s thrilling 11th-round win over Wladimir Klitschko has boosted the profile of boxing in the UK and two British world champions hope […]

Future champ? McGregor adds new member to family

[ad_1] On Sunday, UFC champ Conor McGregor and longtime girlfriend Dee Devlin welcomed a new member to their family, Conor McGregor Jr. It didn’t take long for the champ to send out a challenge: Look out for another punishing left hand coming your way! We can land the left paw from anywhere. Who wants […]

Fighters on the rise at UFC 211 this weekend

[ad_1] Don’t miss out: Click here for UFC 211 PPV ordering information Fight week for the most anticipated event of the year (so far) is upon us and the UFC 211 main card is as powerful and packed with compelling fights as any event in recent memory, boasting a pair of intriguing championship matchups, a […]