Diego De La Hoya looking to make his own career despite famous last name

[ad_1] Junior featherweight Diego De La Hoya is a blue-chip prospect, but with that famous last name come enormous expectations he is well aware of. Where: Casino Del Sol Resort in Tucson, ArizonaWhen: ThursdayTV: ESPN, ESPN Deportes, 10 p.m. ET “I make sure I train hard to deal with that pressure,” De La Hoya told […]

Walsh keen to keep calm in long-awaited world title shot

[ad_1] 8:38 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 Liam Walsh says he will not be overwhelmed by the occasion on Saturday after waiting so long for his first world title. The […]

UFC 211: Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2 Fantasy Rewind

[ad_1] It was a rematch nearly three years in the making, as heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic looked to avenge his last loss against Junior Dos Santos on Saturday night in Dallas, Texas. In their first fight, Miocic came up short on the judges’ scorecards after a grueling, five-round war with Dos Santos in arguably one […]

The Scorecard: Who were the big winners at UFC 211?

[ad_1] Last Saturday’s UFC 211 event is in the books and now that the dust has settled in Dallas, Texas, it’s time to go to the scorecard to see who the big winners were at American Airlines Center. 1 – Demian Maia 7 straight. What’s next for @DemianMaia? ⬇️ pic.twitter.com/wUl0NGyoVz — UFC (@ufc) […]

The runners in the race to host AJ…

[ad_1] Anthony Joshua is contemplating a winter bout and while he’ll end up with little say over the identity his opponent should Wladimir Klitschko demand a rematch, the heavyweight sensation and his team are looking at a wide range of potential venues. Whether it’s Klitschko or IBF mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev, stadium schedules, a loyal […]