Fight Night Oklahoma City: Fight-by-fight preview

[ad_1] MICHAEL CHIESA VS KEVIN LEE Even without their press conference scuffle, the OKC main event between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee was a must see bout and it’s easy to see why. These are two of the top up and comers in the lightweight division, and the winner will likely creep closer to a […]

Kingdom plans on going out swinging in final season

[ad_1] If past history is an indicator, the Audience Network series Kingdom never should have made it out of its first season, let alone into its third. But as the mixed martial arts drama counts down to its final episode this year, it leaves the TV universe as a series right up there with the […]

Golovkin vs. Alvarez could be GGG's last fight

[ad_1] Jun 22, 2017 Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Gennady Golovkin admits his Sep. 16 fight with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez could be his last. But if Golovkin continues after the fight, the […]

Mayweather-McGregor: Expect a spectacle, not a fight

[ad_1] You wouldn’t buy a ticket to the circus expecting to see Shakespeare, would you? And I bet you wouldn’t hit McDonald’s expecting the finest filet mignon either. Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las VegasWhen: Saturday, Aug. 26TV: Showtime PPV, 9 p.m. ET So if you are inclined to part with around $100 to watch the Showtime […]

UFC welcomes Golden Knights to Las Vegas

[ad_1] The Vegas Golden Knights are officially ready to drop the gloves after members of the newly formed NHL hockey team visited UFC headquarters Thursday afternoon in the fight capital of the world. Marc-Andre Fleury, Deryk Engelland, Jason Garrison, Brayden McNabb and Reid Duke were selected by the Golden Knights in the NHL Expansion Draft. […]

Joshua on Ward's radar after Kovalev win

[ad_1] Jun 19, 2017 Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Andre Ward’s bold claims about fighting Anthony Joshua were just as dubious as referee Tony Weeks’ decision to ignore the American’s final low […]

Pound-for-pound rankings: Ward takes over top spot

[ad_1] Who is the world’s best fighter, regardless of weight class? Check out ESPN’s latest top 10. Don’t forget to check out Dan Rafael’s divisional rankings, which are updated weekly. For a list of the current champions in all weight classes, click here. Note: Results are through June 22 THE PANEL: Dan Rafael, Teddy Atlas, […]

The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption – Ep. 10 Recap

[ad_1]   The semifinal matchups are set after two fights took place on the latest episode of The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption. The first matchup this week saw Jesse Taylor take on Hayder Hassan, who was the last remaining member of Team Garbrandt still in the competition. Before the fighters could even step on the scale […]

UFC Unfiltered: Chiesa, Carnevale and Shawn Wayans

[ad_1] Actor, producer, writer, and comedian Shawn Wayans joins Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale in studio to talk about everything from his film career, In Living Color, and the writing process, to what drives him to do standup comedy and his thoughts on Conor vs. Floyd. Later, #7 UFC Lightweight contender Michael Chiesa calls […]

Boetsch wants to show Hendricks he doesn't belong at 185

[ad_1] Five years ago in Calgary, Tim Boetsch welcomed Hector Lombard to the UFC. One of the biggest free agent signings in years, the chiseled Cuban judoka had spent the previous five years amassing a 25-fight unbeaten streak, finishing 19 of those opponents and generating a ton of buzz as he moved towards his Octagon […]