Fonfara looking for first title; Stevenson wants KO

[ad_1] In May 2014, light heavyweight world champion Adonis Stevenson took on relatively unknown contender Andrzej Fonfara in what many expected would be an easy defense. It turned out to be anything but, as Fonfara traveled to Stevenson’s hometown of Montreal and gave him hell in a far rougher fight than anyone expected. Where: Bell […]

Gassiev, Briedis, Wlodarczyk vie for Ali Trophy

[ad_1] When plans for the World Boxing Super Series tournaments were announced earlier this year, promoters Richard Schaefer and Kalle Sauerland promised quality fighters would fill out the brackets of the eight-man fields. On Friday they began keeping their word with the announcement of the first three fighters who will compete for the Muhammad Ali […]

UFC 212: Fight-by-Fight Preview

[ad_1] JOSE ALDO VS MAX HOLLOWAYNo one has gotten a worse rap for one bad night than Jose Aldo did for his loss to Conor McGregor in 2015. Forget the fact that the Brazilian virtually cleaned out the division before that defeat and is arguably the greatest featherweight of all-time. To some folks, all that […]

The 10: Jam-packed June set to hit Octagon

[ad_1] As the weather heats up, so too does the action inside the Octagon. June’s arrival doesn’t just mean more hot days, evenings on the patio and weekends at the lake; it also means four fight cards from four continents are set to hit the UFC Octagon in a four-week stretch, setting the table for […]

Evans battles Alvey in second MW bout this August

[ad_1] Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will take his second shot at winning his first fight at middleweight on August 5, when he travels to Arena Ciudad Del Mexico in Mexico City to face hard-hitting contender Sam Alvey. In the UFC Fight Night main event, which airs live on FS1, flyweight contenders Brandon […]

Bamgbose believes his time is 'now or never'

[ad_1] For one of the most positive and upbeat fighters on the UFC roster, the last 12 months had to be tough to deal with. But Oluwale Bamgbose still found a way to turn his fistic lemons into lemonade. “It was more of a positive thing because I was able to get better,” he said […]

Junior lightweight Ramos earns college degree

[ad_1] Wherever junior lightweight Casey Ramos’ career in boxing ring takes him, he will be ready for life when his days in the ring come to an end. Ramos, a 27-year-old from Austin, Texas, received a college degree last week from St. Edward’s University in Austin. He received a degree in economics while balancing his […]

UFC Unfiltered: Dana White, Max Holloway and Ray Longo

[ad_1] UFC President Dana White joins Matt and guest co-host Ray Longo in-studio to discuss the Gustafsson vs. Teixeira fight, Al Iaquinta, the Cris Cyborg/Angela Magana situation and Cyborg’s next fight, Germaine de Randamie, Mighty Mouse vs. TJ Dillashaw, GSP, Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2, and much more. Before that, Interim UFC Featherweight champion Max Holloway […]

Cotto: 'I am ready to fight again'

[ad_1] For most of his career, Miguel Cotto was promoted by Top Rank, which helped build him into one of boxing’s biggest stars. But in 2012, he and Top Rank parted ways, albeit briefly, and Cotto fought twice for Golden Boy Promotions — a megafight with Floyd Mayweather and then against Austin Trout. Cotto lost […]