Fighters on the Rise at Singapore this week

[ad_1] The UFC’s globe-trotting June continues as the Octagon shifts to its third continent in as many weeks with this weekend’s Fight Night event at Singapore Indoor Stadium. Airing on UFC FIGHT PASS, the organization’s sophomore appearance in Singapore boasts a strong lineup headlined by a women’s bantamweight clash between Holly Holm and Bethe Correia, […]

Case returns to face Martin in OKC

[ad_1] Lightweight prospect Johnny Case will make his first UFC start in over a year on June 25, when he meets up with veteran Tony Martin in a UFC Fight Night bout at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City. In the UFC Fight Night main event, which airs live on FS1, lightweight contenders collide as […]

Franco to stay in coma for several more days

[ad_1] Featherweight Daniel Franco, who remains in a medically induced coma following a severe eighth-round knockout loss Saturday night, is going to be in a coma for at least a few more days until doctors try to stir him, his father said Monday. “My boy is fighting strong,” Al Franco, who also works as his […]

Scorecard: Rios looks good in return, scores TKO victory

[ad_1] A roundup of the past week’s notable boxing results from around the world: Sunday at Lancaster, Calif. Brandon Rios KO7 Aaron HerreraWelterweightRecords: Rios (34-3-1, 25 KOs); Herrera (32-7-1, 21 KOs) Rafael’s remarks: Considering that “Bam Bam” Rios, a 31-year-old former lightweight world titleholder, was fighting for the first time since retiring following a one-sided […]

Holyfield credits mom at HOF induction speech

[ad_1] CANASTOTA, N.Y. — “The Real Deal” delivered one more time. Evander Holyfield, boxing’s only four-time world heavyweight champion, was greeted with a standing ovation on Sunday at his induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, and he punctuated the moment with a heartfelt speech that focused on the significant contributions to his long […]

Featherweight in coma after brain surgery

[ad_1] Featherweight Daniel Franco remained in a coma on Sunday after suffering a brutal eighth-round knockout loss on Saturday night in the main event of a CBS Sports Network-televised boxing card at the WinnaVegas Casino in Sloan, Iowa. “At this point the doctors have told us the next 48 hours will be critical in regards […]