Ringside Seat: The guide to Ward-Kovalev II

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — Let’s flash back for a moment to last Nov. 16 at the T-Mobile Arena. That is when then-unified three-belt light heavyweight world titleholder Sergey Kovalev and former super middleweight champion Andre Ward, two of boxing’s elite pound-for-pound fighters, put on a highly entertaining battle. TV lineup for the HBO PPV card […]

UFC Fight Night Singapore final results

[ad_1] Who were the winners at UFC Fight Night: Holm vs Correia? Click below to get the results for all the fights at the Singapore Sports Hub in Singapore on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Main event: Holly Holm defeats Bethe Correia Holly Holm is back! A massive headkick in the third round gives her a […]

Is Mayweather-McGregor hurting Ward-Kovalev rematch?

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — As she sat in front of a group of reporters in a quiet conference room, attempting to make one last sales pitch for Saturday’s rematch between unified light heavyweight world titlist Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev, Main Events CEO Kathy Duva simply sighed and shook her head as she felt the […]

Tybura continues climb, Dos Anjos wins welterweight debut

[ad_1] Marcin Tybura caught a kick from Andrei Arlovski in the early stages of the first round of their heavyweight clash and used it to dump the former champion to the canvas. For the next four minutes, the Polish upstart dominated the action on the mat, transitioning to mount and marking up Arlovski’s visage with […]

Tuck stuns Gomi, Harris scores quick KO in prelims

[ad_1] TUCK VS. GOMI Jon Tuck picked a tremendous time to turn in the best performance of his career, striding into the Octagon in the final preliminary card bout of the night against Takanori Gomi and choking out the Japanese legend in less than 75 seconds. A glancing front kick to the body hurt Gomi […]

Ward to Kovalev: Time to back up your claims

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — Unified light heavyweight world titleholder Andre Ward and former titlist Sergey Kovalev did not come face-to-face following the final pre-fight news conference on Thursday because Kovalev, so irritated by Ward during the lead-up to their rematch, walked out along with trainer John David Jackson and manager Egis Klimas after Ward’s team […]

Director of 'Rocky,' 'The Karate Kid' dies at 81

[ad_1] LOS ANGELES — John G. Avildsen, who directed “Rocky” and “The Karate Kid” — two dark-horse, underdog favorites that went on to become Hollywood franchises — died Friday at 81. Anthony Avildsen said his father died Friday in Los Angeles from pancreatic cancer. “He was a pretty extraordinary man in my estimation. He was […]

Champ Groves enters Super Series tourney

[ad_1] Newly crowned super middleweight world titleholder George Groves became the first fighter to enter the forthcoming eight-man World Boxing Super Series tournament at 168 pounds, organizers announced on Friday. “I see the World Boxing Super Series as a chance for me to show everyone that I’m the best in the division,” Groves said. “I […]