UFC Unfiltered: Aljamain Sterling, UFC 212 recap

[ad_1] UFC Bantamweight fighter Aljamain Sterling joins Jim and Matt in studio to discuss his UFC 214 against Renan Barao, John Dodson, fighters cutting the line, Mighty Mouse vs. TJ Dillashaw, sleep apnea, and much more. Plus, the guys break down UFC 212 in detail, and talk about Jon Jones crushing Alexander Gustafsson on Twitter […]

Zombie out, Knight in to face Lamas at UFC 214

[ad_1] An injury has sidelined featherweight contender Chan Sung Jung, forcing “The Korean Zombie” from his UFC 214 bout against Ricardo Lamas. Stepping in to face the No. 3-ranked Lamas will be rising star Jason “The Kid” Knight. In the UFC 214 main event, which airs live on Pay-Per-View from Honda Center in Anaheim, it’s […]

Welterweight prospect Benn to return July 1 in London

[ad_1] Welterweight prospect Conor Benn, the son of 1990s British star and former two-division world titleholder Nigel Benn, signed with Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn and turned pro in April 2016 with much fanfare. He fought six times last year, often on major cards, but after that busy schedule, and some minor injuries, the 20-year-old […]

DeGale to undergo shoulder surgery

[ad_1] James DeGale expects to resume fighting before the end of the year after announcing he is to undergo shoulder surgery on Wednesday. The IBF super-middleweight champion has revealed that he was hurt during the build-up to his points victory over Rogelio Medina in April 2016 and carried the injury into his draw with Badou […]

De La Hoya takes 'high road' on White criticism

[ad_1] Oscar De La Hoya took the “high road” in his response to comments made last week by UFC president Dana White, who accused him of being “two-faced” in his opposition to a Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight. “My response is, I have to take the high road,” De La Hoya said Monday during an interview […]

Lawson faces August trial for sucker punch

[ad_1] Trainer Leon Lawson Jr., who sucker punched Jose Uzcategui in the face after a Showtime-televised boxing match last month, is scheduled to go on trial on an assault charge in August. Lawson threw the sucker punch after a fight between his nephew, Andre Dirrell, and Uzcategui on May 20 at the MGM National Harbor […]

UFC 212 Rewind: What you got right & wrong

[ad_1] Think you know how the next fight card will play out? Play UFC Pick ‘EmIn front of a raucous crowd in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Max Holloway proved that he is the best featherweight in the world after scoring a stunning third-round TKO over Jose Aldo at UFC 212. Holloway had won 10 straight […]