Keep an eye on these five Mexican boxers with upcoming bouts

[ad_1] MEXICO CITY – Despite the lull in action evident in last month’s much-hyped bout between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., Mexico continues to produce electrifying champions and prospects who engage in thrilling fights. Take, for instance, Moises Flores. The super bantamweight champ will face Cuban sensation Guillermo Rigondeaux in a unification […]

The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption – Ep. 9 Recap

[ad_1]   Another semifinalist is now set after Dhiego Lima earned a hard fought, three-round decision win over teammate Gilbert Smith on the latest episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption. It was a grueling, back and forth three-round war between two of the toughest competitors on the show, as Lima and Smith gave it everything […]

McGregor-Mayweather Superfight set for Aug. 26

[ad_1]   // Worlds will collide in Las Vegas on Aug. 26 when UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor makes his professional boxing debut against future Hall of Famer Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a 12-round contest in Las Vegas.The most talked-about fight in years was officially announced on Wednesday, with Mayweather and McGregor taking to social […]

MMA growing in Singapore ahead of Fight Night

[ad_1] This week marks a seminal moment for the sport of mixed martial arts in Asia. Saturday the UFC officially returns to Singapore for the first time since 2014 with Fight Night: Holm vs Correia. But the action in Singapore started much sooner. The UFC partnered with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation to deliver […]

McGregor not as big an underdog as you'd think

[ad_1] The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook lists Conor McGregor as a +700 underdog to beat Floyd Mayweather, a -1,100 favorite, in their fight on Aug. 26 in Las Vegas. To put McGregor’s odds in perspective, here are some underdog bets with similar payouts across the gambling world. Now that the blockbuster boxing match is official, […]

UFC Unfiltered: Dennis Bermudez, Ryan LaFlare

[ad_1] No. 10-ranked UFC Featherweight Dennis Bermudez and No. 12-ranked UFC Welterweight Ryan LaFlare join Jim and Matt in-studio to discuss their respective UFC On FOX Long Island fights against Darren Elkins and Cowboy Oliveira, the UFC Athletes Retreat, Weidman vs. Gastelum, and much more. Plus, Jim and Matt talk about the passing of Jon […]

Heavyweight Wilder charged with possession

[ad_1] WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder was arrested and charged with second-degree misdemeanor marijuana possession on Wednesday in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He was later released on $1,000 bond. Paul Patterson, Wilder’s attorney, told the Tuscaloosa News that the drugs didn’t belong to Wilder, citing someone who used his Cadillac Escalade while he was out of town. […]

Promoters: Floyd-Conor deal a smooth process

[ad_1] The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor megafight, which many think could approach the $600 million-plus revenue record set by Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao in 2015, actually was not that difficult to make once the talks turned serious. That was the assertion from Mayweather Promotions CEO Leonard Ellerbe, UFC president Dana White and Stephen Espinoza, head of Showtime Sports, […]

UFC GYM celebrates Father's Day with free access all weekend

[ad_1] UFC GYM® today announced that it will celebrate Father’s Day by offering free access to all father’s and accompanying families from Friday through Sunday this weekend at participating locations throughout the United States. “Father’s Day is a special occasion for celebrating fatherhood and we couldn’t think of a better gift than offering a free […]