Pacquiao is no longer the dominant fighter of his prime

[ad_1] Those who have followed Manny Pacquiao’s career closely should have known he was in trouble as early as the first round, when he backed into the ropes and covered up. That’s not what Pacquiao does, not even the PacMan-lite version of recent years. If anybody was supposed to be on the ropes with his […]

Drakkar Klose Gets Beat In The Gym, Not In The Octagon

[ad_1] Drakkar Klose has to ponder the question for a little bit. That’s understandable, considering that it was almost seven years ago since the last time he lost in competition. “It was an exhibition fight,” he recalls. “The guy was like 230 pounds and no one wanted to go against him, so I said, ‘I’ll […]

Johnson Hopes To See 'King Of Violence' At TUF Finale

[ad_1] Despite the heated words exchanged by Michael Johnson and Justin Gaethje in the lead-up to their Ultimate Fighter Finale main event on Friday night in Las Vegas, “The Menace” does have some nice things to say about the UFC newcomer. “I’ve always been a fan of his fighting style and I love the way […]

Kudryashov joins cruiserweight Super Series

[ad_1] The World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight tournament field was already loaded with big hitters, but now perhaps the best puncher in the division has joined the party. Organizers made official on Wednesday what was expected, that Dmitry Kudryashov, the “Russian Hammer,” will participate in the eight-man single-elimination tournament that features a who’s who of […]

The Ultimate Fighter Redemption: Ep. 12 Preview

[ad_1] It all comes down to this last fight on The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption. Jesse Taylor – who ruined his chances to win The Ultimate Fighter season seven after a drunken mistake the night after making it to the finals – has made his way back to the semifinals after a dominant run through the […]

Pacquiao backs call for WBO review of title loss

[ad_1] MANILA, Philippines — Manny Pacquiao has asked the WBO to act on a request by Philippine sports officials for a review of his welterweight world title loss to Jeff Horn, saying he didn’t want to see the boxing industry “dying because of unfair decision and officiating.” While Pacquiao has accepted his defeat to Horn, […]

'The Bite Fight' twenty years on

[ad_1] Jun 28, 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 Twenty years ago today, Mike Tyson bit off more than he could chew when he twice sunk his teeth into Evander Holyfield’s ears. […]

Benn & Collins keen to complete trilogy in their 50s

[ad_1] Jun 29, 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 Twenty one years after they fought, Nigel Benn and Steve Collins say they are about to get it on again. However, there is […]