Joe Smith Jr. has surgery to repair broken jaw

[ad_1] Light heavyweight contender Joe Smith Jr., who fought valiantly with a broken jaw for eight-plus rounds in a 10-round decision loss to Sullivan Barrera on Saturday night, underwent surgery Tuesday to repair the injury. Star Boxing promoter Joe DeGuardia told ESPN that the jaw had a “clean break” but that it was in a […]

Smith-Skoglund to kick off WBSS on Sept. 16

[ad_1] The World Boxing Super Series super middleweight tournament will open on Sept. 16 at Echo Arena in Liverpool, England, with No. 2 seed Callum Smith in a 12-round hometown bout against unseeded Erik Skoglund, organizer Comosa AG announced on Wednesday. While the matchups are set for both the super middleweight and the cruiserweight eight-man […]

Beterbiev-Koelling fight, set for July, called off

[ad_1] Whether you believe the story from light heavyweight contender Artur Beterbiev or promoter Yvon Michel, one thing they can agree on is that the fighter’s world title elimination fight against Enrico Koelling will not happen as planned. Russian-born and Montreal-based Beterbiev (11-0, 11 KOs), one of boxing’s most devastating punchers, and Germany’s Koelling (23-1, […]

Ocampo-Ponomarev 147-lb eliminator booked

[ad_1] Unbeaten welterweight contenders Carlos Ocampo and Konstantin Ponomarev will square off in a title elimination fight for the right to challenge for a world title with the terms of their fight laid out at a purse bid on Tuesday. Carl Moretti, vice president of Top Rank, which promotes Ponomarev, was the only bidder present […]

Ticketmaster Verified Fan® gets Mayweather-McGregor tickets into the hands of fans

[ad_1] With the July 24 on-sale date for tickets to the Super Fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor approaching, the promotion has teamed up with Ticketmaster to keep tickets in the hands of fans, not scalpers, through the Verified Fan program. By registering through Ticketmaster (click here), fans will have the opportunity to receive a […]

UFC Unfiltered: Chris Weidman, Jessie Graff, and Phoenix Carnevale

[ad_1] American Ninja Warrior and stuntwoman Jessie Graff joins Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale in-studio to talk about competing on the show, training for stunts, and wanting to be the female Jackie Chan. Later, former UFC Middleweight champion Chris Weidman calls in to discuss his main event fight against Kelvin Gastelum, getting over his […]

Camp Report – Bellmore Kickboxing / MMA

[ad_1] Nearly half his life ago, Keith Trimble began what would turn into his life’s work. Not that the Long Islander knew it at the time. “Not even close,” laughed the coach who will lead Gian Villante and Ryan LaFlare into battle this Saturday at Nassau Coliseum. “I started out with people that I grew […]

Boxing in Great Britain still enjoying success, and its future looks bright

[ad_1] 6:37 PM 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 Despite fewer world champions than at the start of 2017, British boxing’s boom is showing no signs of relenting. Great Britain started the […]