De La Hoya warns fans off Floyd-Conor 'circus'

[ad_1] Oscar De La Hoya is not a fan of the proposed showdown between boxing icon Floyd Mayweather and UFC superstar Conor McGregor. And that’s putting it mildly. De La Hoya, one of boxing’s most significant promoters and a 10-time world titleholder in six weight classes, issued an open letter to fans on Thursday slamming […]

Holyfield to debut first card at famed Ali site

[ad_1] Former four-time heavyweight world titleholder Evander Holyfield begins his career as a boxing promoter June 24 when his new company, Real Deal Sports & Entertainment, will put on its first card at famed Freedom Hall in Louisville, Kentucky, where Muhammad Ali turned pro in 1960. The card, which will air live on CBS Sports […]

Brook: I was born for these bright lights

[ad_1] Kell Brook claims Errol Spence Jr’s undoubted talent is no match for his own. Sheffield fighter Brook defends his IBF welterweight title against the highly-rated American at Bramall Lane on Saturday. Brook has held the belt since beating Shawn Porter three years ago but was beaten in his last bout when he stepped up […]

The Ultimate Fighter Redemption: Ep. 6 Preview

[ad_1] It’s been a season full of woe for bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt as he enters the last two fights of the opening round down 0-5 to TJ Dillashaw, and he’s hoping his fellow Buckeye Julian Lane can turn things around on the latest episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption. Last week, Garbrandt listened to […]

Cirkunov knows the belt is in reach with a win at Stockholm

[ad_1] It seems like a while since fight fans have seen Misha Cirkunov in the Octagon, and for the UFC Fight Night Stockholm co-main event participant, he may be a little bit behind his usual schedule. “Normally I would like to already have one fight under my belt and be concentrating on the second fight […]

Gordon-Quinones rescheduled for OKC card

[ad_1] A bout of food poisoning kept Jared Gordon from his first UFC bout against fellow debutant Michel Quinones earlier this month, but the featherweight up and comers are slated to finally meet in the Octagon on June 25 at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City.   Also added to the card is a light […]

UFC Camp Update: Allstars readies for home card

[ad_1] On fight night, Andreas Michael may be the most serious man in mixed martial arts. The head coach of the Allstars Training Center in Stockholm, home to one of the men in Sunday’s UFC Fight Night main event, Alexander Gustafsson, Michael isn’t joking with his fighters before they make the walk to the Octagon […]

Six bouts added to UFC 214 card in Anaheim

[ad_1] Before UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and former titleholder Jon Jones resume their rivalry in the main event of UFC 214 on July 29, a host of contenders, veterans and rising stars will take to the Octagon in six bouts made official on Wednesday. In an explosive showdown that could shake up the […]

Chocolatito's return to ring targeted for Sept.

[ad_1] The return of former pound-for-pound king and four-division world titleholder Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez is in the works for September on HBO, the network and K2 Promotions managing director Tom Loeffler told ESPN on Wednesday. Gonzalez, the only fighter from Nicaragua to win world titles in four weight classes, lost his junior bantamweight belt — […]

Browne, Oliynyk to clash in Vegas this July

[ad_1] Hungry to smash his way back into the win column with the world watching during International Fight Week, Travis Browne will face off with submission master Alexey Oliynyk in a battle of heavyweight contenders to take place on the UFC 213 card on July 8. In a championship doubleheader headlining the event at T-Mobile […]