Ireland's Katie Taylor coming to U.S. in July

[ad_1] Irish lightweight Katie Taylor, one of the most popular figures in women’s boxing, will make her American debut on July 29. Taylor will face an opponent to be determined in an eight-round bout at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on the undercard of the junior welterweight showdown between Adrien Broner and Mikey Garcia. […]

Font has his mind set on the Top 10

[ad_1] It was three years ago, to the day, when Rob Font introduced himself to the UFC faithful. Yet despite picking up a first-round knockout of George Roop and a Performance of the Night bonus on July 5, 2014, one memory is stronger than all the others. “Honestly, I just remember my girlfriend screaming so […]

The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption – Ep. 12 Recap

[ad_1]   The final match for The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption is now set after Jesse Taylor and James Krause engaged in a battle to determine who would face Dhiego Lima for the season crown on July 7 in Las Vegas. Ahead of the fight this week, Krause had plenty to celebrate after he was given […]

C. Smith surprise add to Super Series bracket

[ad_1] In an unexpected move, super middleweight contender Callum Smith has joined the World Boxing Super Series super middleweight tournament rather than press for his mandatory world title shot. Organizers announced Thursday that England’s Smith has become the fifth fighter to join the 168-pound field. Smith (22-0, 17 KOs), 27, had signed to fight former […]

Roehrick in for injured Bosse, faces Cannonier on Friday

[ad_1] Due to injury, Steve Bosse has been forced to withdraw from his bout against Jared Cannonier on July 7. Stepping in for the light heavyweight matchup at T-Mobile Arena will be unbeaten Octagon newcomer Nick Roehrick. The Ultimate Fighter: Redemption Finale, which is headlined by the lightweight bout between Michael Johnson and Justin Gaethje, […]

Fab Five – Anthony Pettis

[ad_1] This Saturday in Las Vegas, Anthony Pettis returns to the division he once ruled as he takes on Jim Miller in a UFC 213 main card matchup. It’s an opportunity for the Milwaukee native to show fans once more what “Showtime” is all about, and if his brief jump to the featherweight division made […]

WBA orders rematch for Rigondeaux and Flores

[ad_1] Junior featherweight world titleholder Guillermo Rigondeaux and interim titlist Moises Flores were ordered Wednesday to meet in an immediate rematch following their first-round no decision on June 17. Fighting at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas in the co-feature of the light heavyweight world title rematch between Andre Ward and Sergey Kovalev, […]

Holyfield signs welterweight prospect Bocachica

[ad_1] Welterweight prospect Janelson Figueroa Bocachica, undefeated in his pro career so far, has signed a promotional deal with former heavyweight world champion Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Sports & Entertainment, the company announced. The 18-year-old Bocachica (7-0, 4 KOs), who is a native of Puerto Rico fighting out of Detroit, turned pro 13 months ago […]

Ward-Kovalev rematch underperforms at gate

[ad_1] Unified light heavyweight world titleholder Andre Ward, the pound-for-pound king, and former unified titlist Sergey Kovalev are among the best fighters in the world, but that has not translated into commercial success. Ward’s eighth-round knockout of Kovalev in their rematch on June 17 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas generated a […]