Lomachenko and Rigondeaux to meet Dec. 9

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux, who both own two Olympic gold medals, will meet Dec. 9 in the latest in a series of Saturday night fights on ESPN. The camps for Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux are close to a deal that would see the two-time Olympic gold medalists face off […]

For Mike Perry, it's not personal, it's survival

[ad_1] Talk to Mike Perry for any length of time, and you’ll realize that there are two sides to the brash knockout artist. But he doesn’t necessarily agree. “Yeah, there’s probably a couple more than that,” he laughs. It’s a little over a week away from this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night co-main event in Pittsburgh, […]

UFC Pittsburgh – Fight by Fight

[ad_1] LUKE ROCKHOLD VS DAVID BRANCHFormer UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold makes his first start since losing his title to Michael Bisping in June 2016, and while he probably expected (or hoped) to get put into a rubber match with “The Count” or at least a title elimination bout, he instead has a five-rounder with […]

Mike Perry "I scare these guys away"

[ad_1] UFC.com’s Matt Parrino got in a few words with Mike Perry at the Fight Night Pittsburgh open workouts, where they discussed his status as a co-headliner for this event: It’s validation for @PlatinumPerry to be fighting in co-main event of #UFCPittsburgh over names like Lombard and Usman. #respect pic.twitter.com/1Af4Q64LLc — Matt Parrino […]

Fight Night Pittsburgh: Weigh-in Results

[ad_1] Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Branch, which is headlined by the middleweight bout between Luke Rockhold and David Branch, airs live on FS1 on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 10pm ET from PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Four prelim bouts will air live on FS1 starting at 8pm ET / 5pm PT. Five round main […]

Arantes ill, fight with Sanders off

[ad_1] Due to illness, Felipe Arantes has been forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night bout against Luke Sanders this Saturday in Pittsburgh. There will be no replacement fight, and the card will proceed as scheduled with 10 bouts. In the main event, which airs live on FS1 from PPG Paints Arena, former middleweight […]

Full coverage: Canelo vs. GGG

[ad_1] 11:05 AM ET ESPN staff Unified middleweight world titleholder Gennady Golovkin will defend his belts against former champion Canelo Alvarez on Saturday, Sept. 16. Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) has 18 straight defenses in the division and is looking to get closer to the record held by Bernardo Hopkins, who made 20 middleweight title defenses […]

Magdaleno-Juarez bout to headline Nov. 11 card

[ad_1] Junior featherweight world titleholder Jessie Magdaleno’s mandatory defense against Cesar Juarez will headline a Top Rank/ESPN tripleheader on Nov. 11 at the Save Mart Center in Fresno, California. The card, announced Thursday, will be televised live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET, and will stream live on the ESPN App. […]

The Ultimate Fighter 26 – Episode 3 Recap

[ad_1] Three fights into The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion and there hasn’t been a single upset yet as the higher seeds continue to dominate. The latest matchup saw No. 6 seed Montana Stewart from Team Gaethje take on No. 11 seed Ariel Beck from Team Alvarez. Stewart entered the competition as the youngest […]

Cotto wants finale fight with GGG-Canelo victor

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — Miguel Cotto, who plans to retire at the end of the year, has big plans for his career finale, which is due to take place on Dec. 2 at Madison Square Garden in New York. There’s a good chance he will fight the winner of the middleweight world title showdown between […]