UFC Statement on Jesse Taylor

[ad_1] The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Jesse Taylor of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on August 22, 2017. Because of the proximity to Taylor’s upcoming scheduled bout in Sydney, Australia on November 18, 2017, against Belal Muhammad, Taylor has been […]

Canelo-GGG: Which knockout artist has the edge?

[ad_1] After nearly two years of negotiation and smack-talk through translation, the potential fight of the year between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin is here. Alvarez and Golovkin face off for the WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight titles. Alvarez will attempt to win a share of the middleweight title for the second time in his […]

Oscar De La Hoya: Canelo-GGG 'is my gold medal as a promoter'

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — Oscar De La Hoya looked content. The chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, which he founded in 2001 while still active during a Hall of Fame boxing career in which he won 10 world titles in six weight classes, had a smile on his face as he walked into the […]

Smith determined to do family proud in WBSS

[ad_1] 7:14 AM ET 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 Callum Smith is determined to do his sister proud when he begins his quest to become the winner of the World Boxing Super […]

Henry Cejudo: ‘I'm The One To Beat Demetrious Johnson'

[ad_1] From MMA Weekly, Yahoo! Sports “When I fought Demetrious, I was only in MMA for exactly three years, and I’m still growing as a fighter. I never did amateurs in mixed martial arts. I went straight pro, and I was kind of in the fast lane a little bit,” Cejudo said during the UFC […]

Get To Know TUF Cast: Ariel Beck

[ad_1] There’s no surefire method to make a fighter. Some are born in the inner city, others in rural areas far from a metro area. TUF 26 competitor Ariel Beck, the fighter, was made on a ranch in Montana, and she may have a horse to thank for making her tougher than most. As a […]

Thiago Alves Has Some Lessons For The New Generation

[ad_1] Thiago Alves’ first appearance in the UFC Octagon came opposite Spencer Fisher at UFC Fight Night 2 in October 2005. While he’s still a couple weeks shy of his 34th birthday, there is no denying that the Brazilian welterweight is a veteran of the sport and one of a handful of fighters remaining on […]

UFC 217: Georges St-Pierre wants to make his comeback fight an ‘epic’ event

[ad_1] By Mark La Monica, Newsday “I want my comeback fight to be something epic, something special for the fans,” St-Pierre said. “I didn’t want to come back for something small. I come out all the way or I don’t come out at all.” “Nobody has an ego like me,” St-Pierre said. “My ego is bigger […]

Canelo vs. GGG: Who will win?

[ad_1] Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las VegasWhen: SaturdayTV: HBO PPV, 8 p.m. ET At this point, it’s the only question worth asking: Who will win Saturday night’s fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin? Our experts make their picks. Dan RafaelESPN.com Golovkin by decisionIt’s the best fight in boxing and I think it will live up […]

Jedrzejczyk vs. Namajunas set for MSG in November

[ad_1] The UFC’s return to Madison Square Garden on Nov. 4 will now feature three world championship bouts, as the promotion announced Tuesday that strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will defend her belt for the sixth time against No. 3-ranked contender Rose Namajunas. In previously announced title fights, Georges St-Pierre returns to face middleweight champion Michael […]