Pacquiao arrives in Australia ahead of title fight

[ad_1] BRISBANE, Australia — Manny Pacquiao was expected to attend church and have a light training session in Brisbane on Sunday after arriving late Saturday for his July 1 world title fight against Australian Jeff Horn. The reigning WBO welterweight titleholder left his hometown of General Santos City in the Philippines and landed at Brisbane […]

Fight Night Oklahoma City official weigh-in results

[ad_1] Check out the weigh in results for UFC Fight Night Oklahoma City, which is headlined by Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee airs live on FS1 from the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on Sunday, June 25 at 9 pm ET / 6 pm PT. Four prelim bouts will air live on FS2 […]

How Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor came to be

[ad_1] Way back in the summer of 2015, Conor throws the first jab July 2, 2015 CONOR McGREGOR “I would box him if the opportunity arose.” On “Conan” about a possible fight with Floyd Mayweather Dec. 30, 2015 FLOYD MAYWEATHER “They say he talk a lot of trash and people praise him for it, but […]

Mayweather-McGregor: What does it mean for the sports of boxing and MMA?

[ad_1] Jun 14, 2017 Dan Rafael Close ESPN Senior Writer 2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005 Five years at USA Today Brett Okamoto Close ESPN Staff Writer MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Well, we’ve really gone […]

Sulaiman on Mayweather-McGregor belts

[ad_1] Jun 16, 2017 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 WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman has told ESPN that his world governing body will consider sanctioning Floyd Mayweather Jr against Conor McGregor for one […]

Scorecard: Ward breaks Kovalev mentally and physically in TKO win

[ad_1] A roundup of the past week’s notable boxing results from around the world: Saturday at Las Vegas Andre Ward TKO8 Sergey Kovalev – Full recapRetains unified light heavyweight titleRecords: Ward (32-0, 16 KOs); Kovalev (30-2-1, 26 KOs) Punch stats Punches Ward Kovalev Landed 80 95 Thrown 238 407 Percent 34% 23% — Courtesy of […]

Italy's Marvin Vettori adjusting to life in states

[ad_1] It’s the toughest question Marvin Vettori will get when it comes to acclimating to life in the United States, but he has no problem answering if he’s able to find good Italian food in California. “No,” he said. “It’s very, very hard. It’s always American Italian, so it’s not real Italian.” Now that’s an […]