Scorecard: Another easy victory for 175-pound champion Stevenson

[ad_1] A roundup of the past week’s notable boxing results from around the world: Saturday at Montreal Adonis Stevenson TKO2 Andrzej Fonfara — Full recapRetains a world light heavyweight titleRecords: Stevenson (29-1, 24 KOs); Fonfara (29-5, 17 KOs) Rafael’s remarks: This one was over before it really began and it should come as little surprise. […]

De La Hoya: GGG-Canelo will be in Las Vegas

[ad_1] The biggest fight of the year, unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin’s long-anticipated showdown with former champion Canelo Alvarez, will take place in the fight capital of the world: Las Vegas. Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya announced on Monday on SportsCenter that the fight will take place Sept. 16 at T-Mobile […]

Fight Night Auckland official weigh-in results

[ad_1] Check out the weigh in results for UFC Fight Night Auckland, which is headlined by Derrick Lewis and Mark Hunt and airs live on FS1 from the Spark Arena in Auckland, New Zealand on Saturday, June 10 at 10 pm ET / 7 pm PT. Four prelim bouts will air live on FS1 starting […]

Ali, Perez to square off in main event July 29

[ad_1] Welterweights Sadam Ali and Johan Perez, both aiming for a notable victory, can get one by coming out on top of their seemingly even-money fight. They will square off in the scheduled 10-round main event of a Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN card on July 29 (ESPN2/ESPN Deportes, midnight ET, same-day tape delay) at […]

UFC GYM increases footprint in the Middle East with new location in Bahrain

[ad_1] UFC GYM® today announced the continued expansion of its global footprint into the Middle East with the opening of a new signature gym in Bahrain. Located at Third Floor, Al Raya Mall, Building 517, Road 2408, Block 324, Juffair, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s first-ever new gym will celebrate its grand opening in September and […]

Nguyen focused on Elliott after opponent change

[ad_1] Ben Nguyen was ready for his close-up, an Auckland clash with No. 1-ranked flyweight contender Joseph Benavidez. So when Benavidez was forced from this weekend’s bout due to injury, the 12th-ranked 125-pounder in the world was understandably crushed. But the show goes on for Ben “10,” who now faces Tim Elliott at Spark Arena. […]

Fight Night Auckland: Fight-by-Fight preview

[ad_1] MARK HUNT VS DERRICK LEWISGrappling fans delight! Oh wait, wrong fight. Yes, striking fans, the odds of this one turning into a display of the more subtle parts of MMA are slim and none. Hunt and Lewis are bangers, plain and simple, and while that can be a recipe for an all-out slugfest, more […]

Rios: 'I'm ready to get back to the top'

[ad_1] Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios didn’t want to be one of those fighters who retired time and again only to be lured back into the ring. When he retired 19 months ago in the immediate aftermath of his ninth-round knockout loss to Timothy Bradley Jr. in a welterweight world title fight, he seemed convinced he […]

Granted exception, Hurd will defend vs. Trout

[ad_1] Junior middleweight world titleholder Jarrett Hurd will be able to make his first defense against former titlist Austin Trout in September after Hurd’s request for an exception to his mandatory was approved on Thursday. Hurd and Trout, who are both advised by Al Haymon, agreed to a deal last week, but it was contingent […]