Seldin tests positive for elevated testosterone

[ad_1] Undefeated welterweight Cletus Seldin has tested positive for increased levels of testosterone, which has forced his June 15 fight to be canceled. Star Boxing promoter Joe DeGuardia told ESPN that Seldin’s 10-round fight with Mike Arnaoutis at the Paramount in Huntington, New York, is off and that he likely would postpone the entire card […]

The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption – Ep. 8 Recap

[ad_1] The wild card was settled, the quarterfinals were set and the first semifinalist was decided in the latest episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption. In an action-packed hour, the episode started with a focus on the wild card bout to determine the last quarterfinalist, as Team Garbrandt’s Hayder Hassan faced off with Team Dillashaw’s […]

Kelly defying age in remarkable UFC run

[ad_1] Somewhere, there’s a 35 or 40-year-old hitting the treadmill, dusting off those old boxing trunks that don’t fit anymore and pointing to UFC middleweight Daniel Kelly as the motivation to get that one last fight in. So while the Aussie standout doesn’t have a nickname as he heads into a weekend scrap with Derek […]

Pichel's return allowed him to fall in love all over again

[ad_1] Vinc Pichel calls the reason for his three-year absence from active duty in the UFC Octagon as “A perfect storm.” But hurricane or tornado may be a more apt description as he went from a lightweight prospect with a two-fight winning streak in the biggest MMA show in the world to someone who was […]

Khurtsidze indicted on conspiracy charges

[ad_1] Interim middleweight world titleholder Avtandil Khurtsidze was arrested and indicted Wednesday in New York as part of a federal government roundup of 33 people accused of involvement in a New York-based Russian and Georgian crime syndicate allegedly involved in racketeering, robbery and murder-for-hire, among other illicit activity. On Thursday, promoter Frank Warren, reacting to […]

Unbeaten prospects Prograis, Diaz square off on Hall of Fame weekend

[ad_1] Showtime’s “ShoBox: The New Generation” was built on a singular premise of prospects facing potentially their toughest test in an attempt to take the next step up the boxing ladder. Rarely in the 16-year history of the series has a fight fit that description any better than the main event of the next card, […]

Abraham-Eubank Jr. bout formally announced

[ad_1] Former two-time super middleweight world titleholder Arthur Abraham will square off with Chris Eubank Jr. on July 15 at the SSE Wembley Arena in London. The fighters, appearing together at a news conference on Wednesday in London, announced the 12-round bout, which will be for Eubank’s minor belt. Abraham, also a former middleweight titleholder, […]

Eubank Jr wants 'legacy' fights after Abraham

[ad_1] 12:54 PM 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 Chris Eubank Jr hopes victory over Arthur Abraham will set up a world title shot against fellow Briton James DeGale. While IBF super-middleweight […]