Road to Mayweather-McGregor: A Coach's View

[ad_1] With the training camp for middleweight boxing champion Gennady Golovkin’s September bout with “Canelo” Alvarez underway, Abel Sanchez, the longtime coach of “GGG,” hasn’t had a lot of time to analyze the Aug. 26 matchup between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. But if Sanchez didn’t have Golovkin or any of his other fighters in […]

UFC returns to Pittsburgh in September

[ad_1] A hard-hitting lineup of explosive fights is on its way to Pittsburgh on Saturday, Sept. 16, headlined by a middleweight matchup between former 185-pound champion Luke Rockhold and surging contender David Branch that will be televised live on FS1 from PPG Paints Arena. In the UFC’s first visit to the Steel City since February […]

Main Card bouts all go the distance in Long Island

[ad_1] ELKINS vs. BERMUDEZ Gritty featherweight contender Darren Elkins made it five wins in a row in the UFC Fight Night co-main event at Nassau Coliseum on Saturday night, as he pounded out a three-round split decision over Long Island’s own Dennis Bermudez. Scores were 29-28 twice and 28-29 for the No. 12-ranked Elkins. The […]

Resurgent Weidman submits Gastelum in Long Island Main Event

[ad_1] WEIDMAN vs. GASTELUM UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman picked the perfect time to snap his three-fight losing streak, as he fought for the first time in his hometown of Long Island Saturday night and submitted Kelvin Gastelum in the third round of their UFC Fight Night main event at Nassau Coliseum. “I’m back, baby,” […]

Oliveira, Anders and Burgos Shine in Long Island Prelims

[ad_1] ZALESKI DOS SANTOS vs. GOOD Welterweights Elizeu Zaleski dos Santos and Lyman Good put on an action-packed show for fans at Nassau Coliseum in Long Island Saturday night, with dos Santos capping off the UFC Fight Night prelim card with a hard-fought three-round split decision victory. “When you’re out of gas, heart is what […]