Camps ready to discuss GGG-Alvarez rematch

[ad_1] The representatives for unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez plan to begin discussions this week for a rematch, both camps told ESPN on Tuesday. After nearly two years of public desire to see the fight, Golovkin and Alvarez finally met in the year’s most important bout on Saturday night at the […]

Ex-champ Bey killed in construction accident

[ad_1] CAMDEN, N.J. — A former heavyweight boxing champ who was defeated by Larry Holmes has died in a construction accident in New Jersey. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says David Bey of Philadelphia was struck by a piece of metal and killed on Friday while working on a mixed-use real estate development project […]

Judge to take enforced break after GGG-Canelo

[ad_1] 2:33 AM ET ESPN staff The judge at the centre of the Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez controversy has been temporarily stood down. Adalaide Byrd produced a scorecard of 118-110 in favour of Mexican challenger Alvarez — evoking stern criticism from many quarters and prompting ESPN analyst Teddy Atlas to brand some boxing officials […]

Unfiltered Episode 130: Dominick Cruz

[ad_1] Former UFC Bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz calls in to talk to Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale about Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw at UFC 217, Bisping vs. GSP, whether he’d fight Demetrious Johnson again, super fights, in general, Jon Jones, USADA, and much, much more. Plus, Matt and Phoenix break down all the […]

Scorecard: Great fight overshadowed by bad score

[ad_1] A roundup of the past week’s notable boxing results from around the world: Saturday at Las Vegas Gennady Golovkin D12 Canelo Alvarez – Full recapGolovkin retains unified middleweight titleScores: 115-113 Golovkin, 118-110 Alvarez, 114-114Records: Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs); Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) Punch stats Punches Golovkin Alvarez Landed 218 169 Thrown 703 505 Percent […]

UFC Announces National Charitable Partnership with Miracle Flights

[ad_1] Las Vegas – UFC®, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, today announced a new national charitable partnership with Miracle Flights, the nation’s leading nonprofit health and welfare flight organization. Established in 1985, Miracle Flights provides free commercial air transportation to critically ill children in need of medical care far from home. “UFC athletes […]

On the Rise: Japan Edition

[ad_1] For the fifth time overall and the first time in two years, the UFC Octagon returns to the famed Saitama Super Arena for UFC Fight Night: Saint Preux vs. Okami. While the Friday night fight card features a handful of established names looking to move up the rankings in their respective divisions, the most […]

Charles Rosa Looks To Break Familiar Pattern In Japan

[ad_1] Charles Rosa’s UFC career has followed a familiar pattern, with every tough road assignment against a local favorite being followed by a stop in his hometown of Boston. Each of the “away games” has resulted in a loss, but has been accompanied by a Fight of the Night bonus, while the appearances at TD […]

Wilder to take on Ortiz in 1st fight since Feb.

[ad_1] Heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder, who has been seeking a dangerous opponent, will get one. Wilder will take on the much-avoided “King Kong” Luis Ortiz on Nov. 4 (Showtime) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Lou DiBella, who is promoting the card, has scheduled a news conference for Wednesday in New York to make […]

UFC Pittsburgh Scorecard

[ad_1] Saturday’s UFC Pittsburgh event is in the books, and now that the dust has settled in Steel City, it’s time to go to the scorecard to see who the big winners were at PPG Paints Arena. 1 – Luke Rockhold The most telling moment of Saturday’s main event came in the first round, when […]