Lawler-Cerrone gets rescheduled for UFC 214

[ad_1] The long-awaited matchup between former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone has a new home, as the bout has landed on the stacked UFC 214 card at Honda Center in Anaheim on July 29. Originally scheduled for this Saturday’s UFC 213 card in Las Vegas, an injury forced Cerrone from the […]

Pacquiao the latest great who fought too long

[ad_1] 4:32 AM ET 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 After Saturday’s shocking defeat to Jeff Horn, Manny Pacquiao joined a sizeable list of boxing icons who have fought on for too long. […]

Horn ignoring criticism of win over Pacquiao

[ad_1] BRISBANE, Australia — Manny Pacquiao had already left town without saying much, even as criticism of the referee in the WBO welterweight world title fight and the judges who awarded a unanimous points decision to previously unknown Jeff Horn was still pouring in on social media. Horn, 29, a former schoolteacher who was given […]

Horn would love to 'chat with' Stephen A. Smith

[ad_1] Jeff Horn would love to talk to ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith and Teddy Atlas, the ESPN personalities who slammed the decision to crown him WBO welterweight champion after his bout with Manny Pacquiao in the Battle of Brisbane on Sunday. Horn’s promoter Dean Lonergan said that “we’d have a chat to Stephen A. Smith” […]

Pacquiao-Horn fight big hit for ESPN

[ad_1] Filipino legend Manny Pacquiao’s controversial decision loss to Jeff Horn in their welterweight world title fight was a big hit for ESPN on Saturday night. ESPN’s three-hour live telecast of “The Battle of Brisbane” card from Suncorp Stadium, which ran from 10 p.m. ET to 1 a.m. ET, averaged 3.1 million viewers between television […]

UFC 213: Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2 Fantasy Cheat Sheet

[ad_1] International Fight Week in Las Vegas will all lead up to UFC 213 on Saturday night, when Amanda Nunes puts her women’s bantamweight title on the line for a second time to face surging contender Valentina Shevchenko in the main event. Nunes is still riding high from her first-round win over former champion Ronda […]