Former champ Sugar Ramos dies at age 75

[ad_1] Former featherweight world champion Ultiminio “Sugar” Ramos, who was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2001, died on Sunday. He was 75. The WBC, whose title was one that he held, announced the passing of Ramos, who boxed professionally from 1957 to 1972. He was born in Cuba, turned pro at […]

Tyson Pedro Aims To Keep Finishing

[ad_1] When you’re training with fighters of that caliber, it’s a fact of life that sometimes you’re going to come out second best. “I’ve had a couple of sparring sessions in here that have messed me up, but it’s not about the losses. That’s why I’m not worried about losses; I take losses every day,” […]

Donaire returning to face Garcia Hernandez

[ad_1] Former four-division world titleholder Nonito Donaire, out of action since a controversial junior featherweight world title loss nearly a year ago, will return on Sept. 23 to face Ruben Garcia Hernandez, Ringstar Sports promoter Richard Schaefer announced on Tuesday. Donaire, who is moving back up in weight to the featherweight division where he once […]

Reasons to watch UFC 215 on Pay Per View

[ad_1] One man on the brink of UFC history; A women’s bantamweight title fight being hailed as the most high-level matchup in division history; A former lightweight champion continues his new road at 170 pounds; A rising prospect; And a featherweight scrap with serious Fight of the Year potential. UFC 215 is a can’t-miss event […]

The Road To Neil Magny's Octagon Return

[ad_1] This weekend in Edmonton, Neil Magny’s arduous, extended hiatus from competition will come an end as the welterweight contender takes on former lightweight champ Rafael Dos Anjos on the main card of UFC 215. Coming off one of the biggest wins of his career – a unanimous decision triumph over former titleholder Johny Hendricks […]

British medalist Joyce to make pro debut in Oct.

[ad_1] England’s Joe Joyce, the 2016 super heavyweight silver medalist at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, will make his professional debut on Oct. 20 at the O2 Arena’s Club Indigo in London, Ringstar Sports promoter Richard Schaefer told ESPN on Monday Schaefer signed Joyce to a co-promotional deal along with former heavyweight titlist David Haye’s […]

On the Rise: UFC 215 Edition

[ad_1] This weekend, the sparkling new home of the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers plays host to the UFC Octagon, as 12 sets of competitors will make the walk inside Rogers Place as part of UFC 215. Headlined by a pair of highly anticipated championship bouts, Saturday’s foray into the Great White North also features a pair […]

Joshua to make next defense Oct. 28 vs. Pulev

[ad_1] Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua will, as expected, make his next defense against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev, on Oct. 28 at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn, Joshua’s promoter, said on Monday the announcement of Joshua’s next fight would come on Tuesday, but Pulev beat him to the punch, […]

Box office hit: Theaters will show Canelo-GGG

[ad_1] Canelo Alvarez versus Gennady Golovkin, one of the year’s biggest fights, is coming to the big screen. Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) and Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) meet for the unified middleweight world championship on Sept. 16 at the sold-out T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The event will also be shown in approximately 400 movie […]