Braehmer back at 168 pounds for Super Series

[ad_1] Former light heavyweight titleholder Juergen Braehmer, who has not boxed as a super middleweight since 2007, will move down one weight division and be part of the World Boxing Super Series tournament at 168 pounds, organizers have announced. Braehmer (48-3, 35 KOs), a 38-year-old southpaw from Germany, lost his secondary 175-pound world title by […]

Justin Gaethje's Demolition Derby

[ad_1] Carnage. That’s the word Justin Gaethje used to describe his fighting style. Anyone who has watched the newest addition to the UFC lightweight ranks will tell you it’s a pretty accurate choice. It’s also one of the reasons his promotional debut against Michael Johnson was stationed atop this week’s Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale in […]

Whittaker believes he'll be champion, and that's the least of his expectations

[ad_1] As he approaches his Saturday showdown with Yoel Romero, Robert Whittaker truly believes he can be UFC champion. But that wasn’t always the case. It was a conversation three years ago that made him really start to believe. “A lot of people have said it in my lifetime, but the one dude who said […]

Amanda Nunes Discusses Motivation On ESPN's SportsCenter

[ad_1] UFC Women’s Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes sat down with ESPN’s Sportscenter to discuss her upcoming rematch with Valentina Shevchenko. The last time the two squared off in the Octagon at UFC 196, Nunes was handed a unanimous decision. But after hearing Shevchenko repeatedly tell anyone who would listen that she would have won the […]

Scorecard: Judges award Horn victory, Pacquiao wants rematch

[ad_1] A roundup of the past week’s notable boxing results from around the world: Saturday at Brisbane, Australia Jeff Horn W12 Manny Pacquiao – Full recapWins a welterweight titleScores: 117-111, 115-113 (twice)Records: Horn (17-0-1, 11 KOs); Pacquiao (59-7-2, 38 KOs) Rafael’s remarks: This was supposed to be a showcase first title defense for Pacquiao, the […]

Criticism of Horn unfair

[ad_1] BRISBANE, Australia — Ask any number of people at Suncorp Stadium, in Las Vegas or anywhere else in the world and it’s pretty clear Manny Pacquiao was robbed of his welterweight title on Sunday. Some thought Jeff Horn had won, yes, but the majority believed the Filipino legend had retained the WBO belt. Local […]

Horn takes Pacquiao's title in stunning upset

[ad_1] Manny Pacquiao was the heavy favorite to retain his welterweight world title against unknown Jeff Horn in what most viewed as an easy fight, and Pacquiao sure looked like he had done just that when the final bell rang to end the action-packed brawl. Pacquiao had rocked Horn, bloodied him and nearly stopped him […]