Benn vs. Collins real enough, says Bunce

[ad_1] Benn and Collins again. It will be a normal ring, there will be regulation gloves, proper rounds and the punches will be real when Nigel Benn and Steve Collins end their exile from boxing and fight each other for a third time in October. Benn has not fought since 1996, Collins had his last […]

The Ultimate Fighter Redemption: Ep. 11 Preview

[ad_1] Don’t miss a brand new Ultimate Fighter episode this Wednesday on FS1   Following an action-packed end to the quarterfinals last week, The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption moves forward with only two episodes left to go this season. Last week saw James Krause earn a hard-fought decision over Ramsey Nijem in one of the best […]

Ngannou to face Dos Santos in UFC 215 matchup

[ad_1] In his first bout since challenging Stipe Miocic for the UFC heavyweight title in May, former champion Junior Dos Santos will attempt to stop the rise of French contender Francis Ngannou in a UFC 215 showdown to be held at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on September 9. Currently ranked fourth in the […]

The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption – Ep. 11 Recap

[ad_1] The first finalist has been crowned on The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption, but questions still remain about whether or not the other semifinal matchup will still move ahead as scheduled. Before Dhiego Lima stepped into the Octagon to battle it out with teammate Tom Gallicchio this week, James Krause became the center of attention because […]

Who is Jeff Horn?

[ad_1] To say that Jeff Horn isn’t your typical professional boxer would have to be the understatement of the year. Scratch that, make it the century. The 29-year-old baby-faced Australian is a former relief physical education teacher who supplemented his income with professional fights worth even recently as little $2,000 Australian. He isn’t a gym […]

UFC star Michelle Waterson gets cover of ESPN's Body Issue

[ad_1] UFC strawweight superstar Michelle Waterson is one of the cover athletes for ESPN’s 2017 annual Body Issue. “The Karate Hottie” joins the likes of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott, Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas and more. RELATED: Waterson spoke to ESPNW about her role as a fighter and mother | Watch ‘FIGHT MOM’ now […]

UFC 214 gets 3rd title fight; Woodley-Maia set for Anaheim

[ad_1] The eagerly-anticipated UFC 214 card in Anaheim now has a third title fight for fans to look forward to, as it was announced Wednesday that UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will defend his crown for the third time against Brazilian submission specialist Demian Maia on July 29. In the UFC 214 main event, which […]

Ortiz returns from layoff to go up against Corral

[ad_1] Former welterweight world titleholder Victor Ortiz, whose career has been in tatters since Floyd Mayweather controversially knocked him out and took his belt in 2011, is giving it another go. Ortiz will return from a 15-month layoff to square off with Mexican journeyman Saul Corral in a 10-round welterweight fight that will headline a […]

Skoglund, Cox added to 168-pound tourney

[ad_1] A pair of undefeated but untested super middleweights joined the field for the World Boxing Super Series tournament on Wednesday. Sweden’s Erik Skoglund (26-0, 12 KOs) and Jamie Cox (22-0, 12 KOs), of England, became the second and third fighters to enter the eight-man single-elimination tournament that also includes England’s George Groves, who holds […]