Saunders calls out Khan, GGG for Dec. bout

[ad_1] 7:01 AM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show LONDON — Billy Joe Saunders will fight in December even if it is not against Gennady Golovkin in a world middleweight title unification […]

Fight Night Pittsburgh Final Results

[ad_1] Who were the winners at Fight Night: Rockhold vs. Branch? Click below to get the results for all the fights at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh on Saturday, September 16, 2017. Action starts at 10 pm ET Main event: Luke Rockhold vs. David Branch Fight coming up later tonight free on FS1 Co-main: Mike […]

UFC makes Fresno debut in December

[ad_1] Save Mart Center will be the host for the UFC’s first event in Fresno, as an FS1-televised card hits California on Saturday, Dec. 9.   Tickets go on sale on Oct. 20.Stay tuned to for fight card announcements. Read the Full Article Here [ad_2] Source link

Uriah Hall, Gilbert Burns Start Pittsburgh With A Bang

[ad_1] AUBIN-MERCIER vs MARTIN A strong start allowed lightweight prospect Olivier Aubin-Mercier to survive a late run by Tony Martin and win a three-round split decision in UFC Fight Night prelim action at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh. The two struck on even terms for most of the opening frams, but four minutes in, Aubin-Mercier […]

Finish-Heavy Main Card Thrills The Steel City

[ad_1] PERRY vs REYES Welterweight “Platinum” Mike Perry wasn’t thrown off by a fight week opponent switch from Thiago Alves to Alex Reyes, as he knocked Reyes out in the first round of their UFC Fight Night co-main event at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh on Saturday. He even has an opponent in mind for […]

Rockhold Returns To Championship Form, Finishes Branch

[ad_1] ROCKHOLD vs BRANCH Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold made a triumphant return to active duty Saturday at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh, as he scored a second-round stoppage of David Branch in his first bout since losing his title to Michael Bisping in June 2016. “I’m happy to get the win,” Rockhold said. […]

Bad judging still a problem boxing can't afford

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS — We were supposed to get a winner and a loser Saturday night. Punch stats Punches Alvarez Golovkin Landed 218 169 Thrown 703 505 Percent 31 33 — Courtesy of CompuBox That’s the way big-time sports are supposed to work. There’s a coldhearted beauty in that steel scoreboard sitting at the end […]

Okami returns, faces OSP in Saitama main event

[ad_1] With former world champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua forced to withdraw from next week’s UFC Fight Night main event against Ovince Saint Preux due to injury, the promotion has called on longtime contender Yushin Okami to make his return to the Octagon to battle OSP in a five-round light heavyweight bout at Saitama Super Arena […]

Boxing world admires GGG vs. Canelo fight, shares displeasure with result on Twitter

[ad_1] Saturday night’s middleweight title fight between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez turned out to be as good as advertised — but there was no winner. The fight was ruled a draw. Judge Adalaide Byrd surprisingly giving the match a 118-110 score in favor of Alvarez, while judge Dave Moretti scored it 115-113 for Golovkin […]

Key stats to know from Alvarez-Golovkin draw

[ad_1] The long-anticipated middleweight title fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin ended with a split-decision draw Saturday night. As defending champion, Golovkin retains his WBA, WBC and IBF championships. Two of the judges had the bout scored closely: Dave Moretti favored Golovkin 115-113, and Don Trella had a 114-114 draw. Adalaide Byrd scored the […]