Verdejo injured training; out for Sept. 22 bout

[ad_1] Lightweight contender Felix Verdejo suffered a training camp injury, forcing him out of a Sept. 22 fight at the Tucson Arena in Tucson, Arizona. Puerto Rico’s Verdejo was scheduled to face Antonio Lozada Jr. in a scheduled 10-round bout on the undercard of the Top Rank ESPN card headlined by featherweight world titleholder Oscar […]

Cardiff set to host Joshua title defence in Oct.

[ad_1] Sep 2, 2017 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 Anthony Joshua’s U.S. debut will have to wait as the WBA-IBF world heavyweight champion’s next title defence against Kubrat Pulev is expected to […]

Fight Night Rotterdam Fantasy Rewind

[ad_1] In a battle of giants in the UFC Fight Night main event, Alexander Volkov outgunned Stefan Struve in a back and forth heavyweight war in front of a raucous crowd in the Netherlands on Saturday. Fighting at home for the second time in just over a year, Struve was definitely looking for the knockout […]

Roman dominates Kubo with ninth-round KO

[ad_1] Danny Roman scored two knockdowns and knocked out Shun Kubo in the ninth round to win a secondary junior featherweight world title on Sunday at Shimazu Arena in Kubo’s hometown of Kyoto, Japan. Roman (23-2-1, 9 KOs), 27, of Los Angeles, dominated the fight. He cut Kubo, a 27-year-old southpaw, over the left eye […]

Fight Night Rotterdam Scorecard

[ad_1] Saturday’s UFC Fight Night event is in the books, and now that the dust has settled in the Netherlands, it’s time to go to the scorecard to see who the big winners were at Ahoy Rotterdam. 1 – Alexander Volkov Moscow’s Alexander Volkov was underwhelming in his first two UFC victories over Tim Johnson […]