McGregor, Mayweather Make It Personal In Brooklyn

[ad_1]   After two days of back and forth insults between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather, it was inevitable that tensions would rise to the point where an altercation would happen. And while that altercation wasn’t between the two combatants scheduled to fight on Aug. 26, each camp came perilously close to clashing on stage […]

Lomachenko: Not thinking Salido, just Marriaga

[ad_1] Junior lightweight world titleholder Vasyl Lomachenko, one of boxing’s pound-for-pound elite fighters, has lost only twice in his life. He went 396-1 as an amateur en route to two Olympic gold medals for Ukraine, but avenged his lone loss in the unpaid ranks multiple times. As a pro, Lomachenko made the audacious move to […]

Mayweather makes it rain in Brooklyn tour stop

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Floyd Mayweather Jr. tossed $1 bills in Conor McGregor’s face. McGregor waved Jay Z’s new CD in Mayweather’s direction and quoted a Biggie Smalls lyric as some sort of warning shot. The rest? The fashionably late fighters treated fans who waited hours for the latest stop in a promotional tour to […]

Miguel Berchelt and Takashi Miura ready to produce candidate for fight of the year

[ad_1] Junior lightweight world titleholder Miguel Berchelt and former titlist Takashi Miura have been on a brief collision course and they are about to run into each other, undoubtedly at full blast. On the same Jan. 28 card, Berchelt and Miura both won rough battles. In the main event, Berchelt inflicted severe cuts on Francisco […]

McGregor, Mayweather Turn Up Heat In Toronto

[ad_1] Conor McGregor said Tuesday he was taken aback a bit by the format of the first press conference in Los Angeles to announce his Aug. 26 fight with Floyd Mayweather. By Wednesday at Budweiser Stage in Toronto, the UFC lightweight champion was more than warmed up, and before a packed house that cheered his […]

Joanne Calderwood ready to unleash revenge on Cynthia Calvillo in Glasgow

[ad_1] By Kevin Francis, Daily Star They meet at UFC Fight Night 113 in Calderwood’s home city and she is still angry at the pre-fight antics of her American opponent. She now intends to exact revenge in the octagon, saying: “When I saw her smirking I thought,‘You’re in for a hell of a night in […]

Palms valet parker wins UFC contract on first night of new fighting series

[ad_1]  By Case Keefer, Las Vegas Sun The first time new UFC signee Boston Salmon encountered Dana White, it wasn’t to fight for him. Three years before Salmon ever competed in front of the UFC president, he helped park his car. The 25-year-old local has financed his professional fighting career for the last several years […]

Conor coach's tweet targets Floyd's legal woes

[ad_1] During the last two days, Conor McGregor has ridiculed Floyd Mayweather’s wardrobe, laughed at reports of the boxer’s outstanding tax returns and repeatedly called him a “b—-.” One thing McGregor has not yet mentioned is Mayweather’s history of domestic violence. His coach John Kavanagh, however, has broached the subject on social media. Kavanagh referenced […]

Guide to UFC 214: Predictions, analysis and full coverage

[ad_1] UFC 214, taking place on July 29 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, is arguably the most stacked card of the year. It’s headlined by the sport’s best rivalry — Jon Jones (22-1) vs. Daniel Cormier (19-1) — in a battle for light heavyweight supremacy. Jones won the first matchup by unanimous decision […]