Barthelemy goes up in weight to face Relikh, wants chance to fight for title

[ad_1] Rances Barthelemy is not one to give up easily. After all, he attempted to defect from Cuba more than 30 times before he was successful, leaving behind his country and making it to Miami. Where: MGM National Harbor in MarylandWhen: SaturdayTV: Showtime 6 p.m. ET He had been a standout amateur boxer in Cuba […]

Amanda Nunes honored and humbled in LA

[ad_1] Minutes before Tuesday’s L.A. City Council meeting, UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was all smiles. A tad nervous and under the weather, she readily posed for photos with politicians, staffers and a couple high school girls’ wrestling teams. Once out on the floor at City Hall, as a video played of Nunes’ accomplishments in […]

Sources: Cotto, promoter Roc Nation part ways

[ad_1] Unable to come to a financial agreement on his next fight, Puerto Rican star Miguel Cotto, one of boxing’s biggest names for most of the past 20 years, and promoter Roc Nation Sports have parted ways, multiple sources told ESPN on Thursday. Cotto had been in training camp with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie […]

Brook: Amir Khan is like a Kardashian

[ad_1] He may have an IBF World Welterweight title defence in little over a week but Kell Brook still has time to throw verbal barbs at rival Amir Khan. Brook — who is in the Canary Islands training for his bout against Errol Spence Jr. at Sheffield United’s football ground on May 27 — has […]

McGregor terms set; talks shift to Mayweather

[ad_1] UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor said he has signed a “record breaking deal” to fight Floyd Mayweather. Now, he says, it’s up to Mayweather to do the same in order to make the megafight happen. “The first, and most important part of this historic contract has now officially been signed off on,” McGregor said […]

Mayweather: McGregor fight delay not on me

[ad_1] As talks of a superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor continue to drag on, Mayweather says he’s awaiting information from UFC president Dana White and McGregor. “I’m not here to throw anybody under the bus, [and] I can’t sit here and say that they are waiting on us,” Mayweather said Wednesday in London. […]

UFC Fight Night Japan Returns to Saitama Super Arena on Sept. 23

[ad_1] Tokyo – UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization has announced it’s return to Saitama Super Arena on Saturday Sept. 23, 2017. This will be the fifth time UFC has brought their highly anticipated live event to Japan and will be the third event to be held in Asia Pacific this year. […]

The Ultimate Fighter Redemption: Ep. 5 Preview

[ad_1] Four fights into The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption and it’s been a shutout for Team Dillashaw after James Krause wrapped up a first-round submission over Johnny Nunez last week. With desperate times come desperate measures, so bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt pulled a bit of a shocker when he matched up heavy-handed striker Hayder Hassan against […]