Barboza nearing return, open to dropping weight to fight Aldo

[ad_1] By Brett Okamoto, ESPN Staff Writer “What about a superfight against [former featherweight champion] Jose Aldo? Imagine that. Two Brazilian strikers. Why not? That’s a fight that would get me excited. He’s the best 145-pounder ever. If the UFC offered that, I would definitely sit down and think about it.”   [ad_2] Source link

What to expect from a Conor McGregor news conference

[ad_1] Conor McGregor joined the UFC in April of 2013 and proceeded to win nine of 10 fights, eight by either knockout or submission. And while his skill set is rarely matched in the Octagon, his ability to dominate a news conference is beyond compare. McGregor’s ability to consistently get under the skin of his […]

Selby fears repeat of Barros withdrawal

[ad_1] 9:56 AM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Lee Selby fears Jonathan Barros could leave him out of pocket and without a fight again this Saturday. The IBF world featherweight champion […]

Vote! Price for Mayweather-McGregor fight is set; would you pay for it?

[ad_1] After months of hype, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will finally face off in the ring. Furthermore, the pay-per-view price for the fight has officially been set. The fight will cost $89.95, the same as the most expensive Mayweather-Pacquiao fight, with a $10 fee for HD, per the Los Angeles Times. So, will you […]

DWTNCS 1 – Fight by Fight Preview

[ad_1] This week’s debut of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series on UFC FIGHT PASS features five fights that tell the audience exactly what kind of talent they can come to expect when they tune in this summer. Each of the five bouts features either a promising regional talent looking to use this opportunity as […]

On the Rise: Glasgow Edition

[ad_1] Coming off last week’s Friday-Saturday doubleheader in Las Vegas, the Octagon traverses the Atlantic and arrives in Glasgow, Scotland for the second time, where a card filled with hopefuls looking to make an impression will compete before a packed house at the SSE Hydro. Capped by a welterweight clash between Gunnar Nelson and Santiago […]

Judges confirm decision for Horn over Pacquiao

[ad_1] SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — An independent review of the scoring in Manny Pacquiao’s contentious WBO welterweight world title loss to Jeff Horn has confirmed the outcome in favor of the Australian former schoolteacher. A Philippines government department asked the WBO to review the refereeing and the judging of the so-called “Battle of Brisbane” […]

International Fight Week Scorecard

[ad_1] The 2017 edition of International Fight Week is in the books, and now that the dust has settled at T-Mobile Arena, it’s time to go to the scorecard to see who the big winners were on the TUF 25 Finale and UFC 213 cards. TUF 25 Finale 1 – Justin Gaethje After 22 fights […]