Arlovski carrying a sense of urgency into Singapore

[ad_1] Andrei Arlovski’s return to the UFC quickly went from a fun story to something potentially special, as the former heavyweight champion rattled off four straight victories, including a first-round knockout win over Antonio Silva and an epic four-minute back-and-forth triumph over Travis Browne. Written off following his struggles under the Strikeforce banner, the resurgent […]

Mayweather heavy favorite in McGregor fight

[ad_1] It’s official – Boxing champion Floyd Mayweather will come out of retirement to face UFC star Conor McGregor in a fight that has already attracted big bets in Las Vegas. The fight will be held Aug. 26 in Las Vegas Mayweather is currently an -1,100 favorite at the Westgate SuperBook, with McGregor paying back […]

The Ultimate Fighter Redemption: Ep. 9 Preview

[ad_1] Don’t miss a brand new Ultimate Fighter episode this Wednesday on FS1   The quarterfinals of The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption tournament are underway after Tom Gallicchio got things started last week with an impressive first-round submission victory over Justin Edwards to become the first semifinalist and put himself just one win away from the […]

Frampton still wants third Santa Cruz fight

[ad_1] 11:59 AM 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 Carl Frampton has not given up hope of a third fight with Leo Santa Cruz after announcing that he will face Mexican Andres […]

IBF leave door open for Sammartino

[ad_1] Jun 13, 2017 Isaac RobinsonESPN The IBF have acknowledged an “error” in the scoring of the Lee Haskins vs. Ryan Burnett world bantamweight title clash but insisted the judge in question is “reliable.” Two judges’ ruled the bout 119-107 in favour of challenger Burnett but Clark Sammartino turned in a score of 118-108 favouring […]

Warren: Saunders must fight to earn unification

[ad_1] 8:27 AM 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 Billy Joe Saunders is expected to return to action in September whether it is against Avtandil Khurtsidze or not, according to promoter Frank […]

UFC Unfiltered: Auckland recap and more

[ad_1] Jim Norton, Matt Serra, and guest Jamie Crowder sit down to break down UFC Fight Night Auckland, discuss post-event fallout, and possible matches to make next. Plus, the guys talk about Dana’s response to Mighty Mouse, the continuing DJ vs. TJ situation, Kazushi Sakuraba going into the UFC Hall of Fame, and more. Some […]

Featherweight Franco has more brain surgery

[ad_1] Featherweight Daniel Franco, who is in a medically induced coma following a severe eighth-round knockout loss on Saturday night, had a setback on Monday night and needed more brain surgery, his father said. “Daniel had emergency surgery [Monday] night to repair bleeding in the epidural hematoma region of the brain,” said Al Franco, Daniel’s […]