Mayweather dreams up card for McGregor fight

[ad_1] Floyd Mayweather reiterated that he believes the much-discussed boxing match with UFC superstar Conor McGregor will happen, and he even has a few ideas for the undercard of what would be a mega pay-per-view event. Should a rumoured superfight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor come to fruition, world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua […]

Brook on Spence: 'I'm in a better place than he is'

[ad_1] 7:01 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 Kell Brook says he has “driven himself into the ground” to make weight for his IBF world welterweight title defence against Errol Spence […]

On the Rise: Stockholm Edition

[ad_1] This weekend, the UFC returns to Sweden with a card headlined by perennial light heavyweight contenders Glover Teixeira and Alexander Gustafsson and featuring an array of emerging talents battling to make a name for themselves and establish their footing in their respective divisions. It’s the kind of card that usually features one or two […]

UFC selects Hospital for Special Surgery as global brand's first ever official hospital

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS UFC® today announced that Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will serve as the global brand’s first-ever official hospital. The new multi-year partnership provides UFC with access to the hospital’s sports medicine physicians, who will serve as orthopedic consultants in conjunction with the brand’s medical team. “We are excited to partner with a […]

Divisional rankings: Uzcategui loses fight but moves up at 168 pounds

[ad_1] Check out my rankings within each division by clicking on the links below. If there is a lineal champion in the weight class he is ranked No. 1. Who is the best fighter regardless of weight class? See ESPN’s pound-for-pound rankings. For a list of the current champions in all weight classes, click here. […]

During time away Ramsey Nijem found reason to keep fighting

[ad_1]   Ramsey Nijem needed a break. Not surprising since he hadn’t had one since he was a child. “I started training when I was a little kid,” he explains. “My dad trained us, made us go to boxing and then into wrestling. I went to college wrestling, then straight from that to fighting pro […]

Trainer Lawson suspended for sucker punch

[ad_1] The fallout from trainer Leon Lawson Jr.’s shocking behavior following his nephew Andre Dirrell’s victory on Saturday night at the MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland, began on Monday with two significant boxing organizations coming out against him. The WBC announced that it has indefinitely suspended Lawson from participating in any WBC-sanctioned fight […]