Rick Glenn Slams On The Gas Pedal

[ad_1] Rick Glenn’s reason for pursuing a career in prizefighting at the age of 14 was simple. According to his UFC bio, it was to “live the American Dream.” Fourteen years later, as he approaches a Saturday bout with Gavin Tucker in Edmonton, it looks like he made it. “I come from nothing, I always […]

Abdusalamov gets $22M settlement from NYS

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Nearly four years after boxer Magomed Abdusalamov suffered brain damage from a bout in the Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York State has agreed to pay him and his family $22 million in what is believed to be the largest personal injury settlement the state ever has made. Court of […]

Ray Borg On Why He'll No Longer Be Underrated

[ad_1] How does @tazmexufc stop the streak at #UFC215 vs Demetrius Johnson. Here’s how pic.twitter.com/kJZTrqwQhl — Matt Parrino (@MattParrinoUFC) September 7, 2017 If Demetrious Johnson wins against Ray Borg this Saturday at UFC 215, it will be his 11th consecutive defense of the strap, breaking a tie with former middleweight champion Anderson Silva […]

Valentina Shevchenko Promises "Everything I Have" at UFC 215

[ad_1] .@BulletValentina: “(Winning world title) is my goal and I will never stop until I get this goal. #UFC215 #OpenWorkouts pic.twitter.com/Ys8TkHJTn8 — Matt Parrino (@MattParrinoUFC) September 7, 2017 It was only two months ago that her title shot against Amanda Nunes was postponed in the eleventh hour, but to Valentina Shevchenko, it may […]

Theodorou and Kelly meet in Sydney this November

[ad_1] As competitors on TUF Nations in 2014, Elias Theodorou and Daniel Kelly never got to meet during their season’s tournament, but on Nov. 18 (Nov. 19 local time) the two middleweights will finally square off at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia. The UFC Fight Night card, which is headlined by the heavyweight bout […]

Nunes: 'A couple years ago I was nothing, now I'm a champ'

[ad_1] Very good explanation from Nunes about the progression of a fighter and how she focuses on the fight in front of her. #UFC215 @Amanda_Leoa pic.twitter.com/afClAmEfwM — Matt Parrino (@MattParrinoUFC) September 7, 2017 UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes spoke with the media at the UFC 215 open workouts on Thursday afternoon in Edmonton, Canada. […]

Gennady Golovkin on Canelo Alvarez fight: "I have been ready for years."

[ad_1] This story appears in ESPN The Magazine’s Sept. 18 NFL Preview Issue. Subscribe today! It is, conservatively speaking, about 9 million degrees inside Abel Sanchez’s boxing gym in Big Bear Lake, California, and still his prized fighter, world middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, is in the ring doing chin pushups — wearing a hooded sweatshirt […]

DJ plans to finish Borg on Saturday

[ad_1] “I’m trying to conquer my opponents.” @MightyMouseUFC says he plans to finish Ray Borg at #UFC215  pic.twitter.com/pybNAIdOAi — Matt Parrino (@MattParrinoUFC) September 8, 2017 Thursday at open workouts Demetrious Johnson spoke about his five-round championship conditioning. Johnson puts his belt on the line again when he takes on Ray Borg at UFC 215 […]

Cerrone vs Till headlines Gdansk event in October

[ad_1] Worlds will collide on Oct. 21, as British phenom Darren Till travels to Gdansk, Poland to meet welterweight star Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the five-round main event of UFC Fight Night at Ergo Arena. The card will air live on UFC FIGHT PASS. Unbeaten in 16 pro bouts, Liverpool’s Till is almost a mirror […]

Who's the best 154 pounder in the world?

[ad_1] The junior middleweight division is filled with talented fighters, but there is hardly a consensus as to who is No. 1, although many view Erislandy Lara, the longest reigning of the titleholders, as the top dog. There figures to be a good amount of evidence presented on who is No. 1, however, by the […]