Floyd lets fly at Walsh brothers

[ad_1] The world title clash between Gervonta Davis and Liam Walsh took a turn towards animosity during a row involving Davis’ promoter, Floyd Mayweather. The legendary fighter — in London to promote Davis’ maiden defence of the IBF world super-featherweight title on Saturday — became embroiled in a lengthy argument with Walsh’s boxing brothers Ryan […]

Josh Samman Foundation ensures lasting legacy

[ad_1] Cheryl Phoenix always knew her son, Josh Samman, was special. What she didn’t know until his tragic death last October was how special he was, not only to the world of mixed martial arts, but to practically everyone he crossed paths with. “I had no idea,” she said. “I found so many letters from […]

Top 10: Vitor Belfort’s Most Memorable Moments

[ad_1] On June 3, UFC legend Vitor Belfort will compete in his native Rio de Janeiro for only the second time, as he takes on fellow middleweight veteran Nate Marquardt at UFC 212. It’s another opportunity to see one of the greats of the sport, who will attempt to add another chapter to a legacy […]

Ringside Seat: The guide to Crawford vs. Diaz

[ad_1] Unified junior welterweight world champion Terence Crawford is widely considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world. At age 29, he is in his prime and has won world titles in two weight classes — lightweight and junior welterweight — and unified two of the 140-pound belts. He also was the consensus […]

Russell: 'It feels good to come home and fight'

[ad_1] Through 28 professional fights Gary Russell Jr. has fought all over the country — in places such as Tulsa, Oklahoma; Hinckley, Minnesota; Primm, Nevada; Biloxi, Mississippi; Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Brooklyn, New York, among others. Where: MGM National Harbor in MarylandWhen: SaturdayTV: Showtime 6 p.m. ET But Russell, a Washington, D.C. native […]

Thurman out six months after elbow surgery

[ad_1] Unified welterweight world titleholder Keith Thurman announced Friday that he had successful surgery on his right elbow and will be out of action for at least six months. On March 4, Thurman (28-0, 22 KOs) won a split decision against Danny Garcia in a much-anticipated title unification fight at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New […]

'Tornado' Sanchez, brother killed in car crash

[ad_1] MEXICO CITY — Authorities said former junior bantamweight interim titleholder David “Tornado” Sanchez and his brother were killed in a car crash in northern Mexico. The World Boxing Association said Sanchez was 25 years old when he died on Friday. In an online statement, it called him a “great gladiator who still had a […]