Fight Night Long Island live results

[ad_1] Who were the winners at Fight Night Long Island? Click below to get the results for all the fights at NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Long Island on Saturday, Jul 22, 2017. Action starts at 8 pm ET Main event: Chris Weidman vs Kelvin Gastelum Fight coming up later […]

Headlining UFC's Long Island card 'a dream come true' for Weidman

[ad_1] By Kieran Darcy, ESPN Staff Writer “Nassau Coliseum, there’s nothing more special for a local kid,” Weidman said. “It’s definitely a dream come true. “I grew up going to [New York] Islanders games there when I was young, and waiting outside for the players to come out and getting their autographs and everything. It’s […]

Sean O’Malley fulfills dream by landing UFC contract

[ad_1] By Adam Hill, Las Vegas Review-Journal “I was 100 percent confident (in getting a contract),” the bantamweight said. “I like all those guys and they fought hard, but I went out and put on a show like I do in every fight.” The win and new job might not even have been the best […]

Thursday Tap Out: Chris Weidman Excited to Fight on Long Island

[ad_1] By Mike Dyce, Sports Illustrated “For me, being a Long Islander, it’s bigger for me to be fighting at Nassau Coliseum than Madison Square Garden,” former middleweight champion Chris Weidman told “Fighting at Madison Square Garden was amazing as well, especially being a New Yorker and the first event ever. It’s such a […]

Briedis-Perez WBSS bout slated for Latvia

[ad_1] The World Boxing Super Series quarterfinal between cruiserweight world titleholder Mairis Briedis and Mike Perez will take place Sept. 30 at Riga Arena in Riga, Latvia, organizer AG Comosa announced on Saturday. Briedis, 32, who is from Latvia, will have the home turf advantage as he makes the first defense of the vacant 200-pound […]

Conor McGregor inspires two impoverished teens to lift themselves out of poverty

[ad_1] BY SCOTT FENG, RACHEL BISHOP They have been training at China’s Enbo Fight Club – a controversial MMA gym in the city of Chengdu, Sichuan. The gym has taken in some 400 orphaned or poverty-stricken children over the years, and several have risen in the ranks to become well-respected members of China’s underground fighting scene. […]

Fight Night Long Island official weigh-in results

[ad_1] Check out the weigh in results for UFC Fight Night Long Island, which is headlined by Chris Weidman and Kelvin Gastelum, airs live on FOX from NYCB LIVE, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Long Island, New York on Saturday, July 22 at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT. Four prelim […]

What fight are you more excited to watch?

[ad_1] Former pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will square off inside the ring on Saturday, Aug. 26, while middleweight world titleholder Gennady Golovkin meets former two-division titlist Canelo Alvarez three weeks later on Saturday, Sept. 16. If you had to choose, which fight would you like to see? Maybe both? […]

Margarito returns to ring to take on C. Jones

[ad_1] Former welterweight world titleholder Antonio Margarito will return to the ring for the first time in 13 months when he takes on Carson Jones on Sept. 2, both fighters’ camps told ESPN on Friday. The scheduled 10-round junior middleweight fight will take place in Chihuahua, Mexico, and be televised in the United States on […]

Malignaggi spars Conor: 'He's got some pop'

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — UFC star Conor McGregor shared a boxing ring with former two-weight world champion Paulie Malignaggi on Thursday. McGregor is preparing for an Aug. 26 bout with Floyd Mayweather. McGregor, 29, posted a photo from the eight-round session to social media. It shows McGregor with his hands behind his back, and the […]