Dolphins' Kiko Alonso, Jarvis Landry weigh in on Mayweather-McGregor superfight

[ad_1] DAVIE, Fla. — Miami Dolphins starting linebacker Kiko Alonso is an avid fan of combat sports, including boxing and mixed martial arts. So much so, in fact, that Alonso modeled his touchdown celebration last season following a pick-six against the San Diego Chargers after Conor McGregor, arguably the hottest star in MMA. However, Alonso […]

David Haye splits with trainer Shane McGuigan

[ad_1] David Haye has split from his trainer Shane McGuigan, the 36-year-old fighter has announced on his official Facebook page. Haye is currently recovering from an Achilles tendon injury suffered in his bout against Tony Bellew in March. “Shane and I have come to the mutual decision that when I am ready to go back […]

McGregor's coach: Conor already training for Floyd fight

[ad_1] “I was enjoying the buildup, the talk, the idea of it. But it wasn’t until Conor messaged me and said, ‘It’s done, I’ve signed,’ that I was like, ‘Oh, OK. We actually are boxing.’” – John Kavanagh, Conor McGregor’s coach While the world awaits an official announcement for Floyd Mayweather versus Conor McGregor, preparations […]

UFC 212 official weigh-in results

[ad_1] Don’t miss out: Click here for UFC 212 PPV ordering information UFC 212, which is headlined by the five-round featherweight title bout between Jose Aldo and Max Holloway, and the strawweight co-main event between Claudia Gadelha and Karolina Kowalkiewicz, airs live on Pay-Per-View on Saturday, June 3 at 10pm ET from Jeuneuse Arena in […]

Change in confidence a factor for Spicely

[ad_1]   If Eric Spicely was a superstitious man, he might put a lot of weight on his return to the country where he resurrected his UFC career a little over eight months ago. But when he steps back into the Octagon in Brazil on Saturday to face Antonio Carlos Junior, it’s to fight, not […]

UFC 212: Preview, Picks & more

[ad_1] ORDER UFC 212 DIGITALLY RIGHT NOWAhead of UFC 212: Aldo vs. Holloway on Pay Per View Saturday night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, UFC.com’s Matt Parrino joined NESN’s Andre Khatchaturian to preview the two big fights on the card.They discuss who holds the advantage in the main event between champion Jose Aldo and interim […]

Taking Muhammad Ali home

[ad_1] This story appears in ESPN The Magazine’s June 12 World Fame Issue. Subscribe today! A week before her husband dies, Lonnie Ali changes the plans for his funeral. The funeral she had envisioned is too big, she thinks. It is too complicated. At her annual meeting with the man who has been doing most […]

Photos: Muhammad Ali memorabilia collection

[ad_1] Covering boxing has been Dan Rafael’s full-time job since March 2000, but long before that he was — and still is — a hard-core fan. He has been collecting boxing memorabilia since the late 1980s. Rafael’s main focus is on posters, programs, cards and videos, and there’s plenty more than what’s listed below (check […]