Parker wants regular UK gig after Fury bout

[ad_1] 5:30 PM 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 Joseph Parker hopes Saturday’s WBO world heavyweight title defence leads to a return trip to the UK. The New Zealand boxer makes a […]

Ward 'leaving' boxing, says 'desire not there'

[ad_1] Pound-for-pound king and unified light heavyweight world titleholder Andre Ward said in a statement on his website that he is “leaving” boxing. “I want to be clear — I am leaving because my body can no longer put up with the rigors of the sport and therefore my desire to fight is no longer […]

Chisora signs with Matchroom, to fight Sept. 30

[ad_1] Heavyweight contender Dereck Chisora has signed a promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing, Hearn announced Wednesday. The 33-year-old Chisora (26-7, 18 KOs), of England, is due to challenge European heavyweight champion Agit Kabayel (16-0, 12 KOs), 24, of Germany, on a date to be determined in November in a bid to regain that […]

The Ultimate Fighter 26 – Episode 4 Preview

[ad_1] The higher seeds in The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion continued to roll on last week’s episode, as Montana Stewart finished off Ariel Beck with an impressive first-round D’Arce choke submission. In tonight’s episode, No. 3 overall seed and longtime UFC bantamweight Lauren Murphy will look to keep that trend alive as she […]

Introducing Gokhan Saki – MMA's Newest Wrecking Machine

[ad_1] I’m ready. Are you? #ufc @ufc @UFCEurope — Gokhan Saki (@gokhantherebel) September 19, 2017 Please allow Gokhan Saki to introduce himself… “The difference (between me and other MMA strikers) is that they try to strike, and me, I am a striker,” he explained. “Whatever I touch, it falls like leaves on […]

Jessica Andrade Looks To Continue Brazil's Winning Ways At Saitama

[ad_1] The last 18 months have been a whirlwind for Jessica Andrade. Following a seven-fight run in the bantamweight division, the Brazilian relocated to the strawweight ranks, where her diminutive stature no longer gave her opponents an immediate advantage. Within minutes of her divisional debut, it was clear that the power she exhibited in the […]

Wilder eyes win over 'King Kong,' bigger prize

[ad_1] Heavyweight world titleholder Deontay Wilder has heard all the critics, and he is oh, so tired of them. They are the ones who say that he has avoided tough opponents during his nearly three-year title reign. Indeed, he has not exactly fought murders’ row, notching defenses against Eric Molina, Johann Duhaupas, Artur Szpilka, a […]

Get To Know TUF Cast: Nicco Montano

[ad_1] Mom was going to save the day for Nicco Montano. Long before the 28-year-old earned a spot in The Ultimate Fighter 26 flyweight tournament, Montano was a high school student with no thoughts of becoming a fighter, despite having a father who spent most of his life in the boxing business before passing away […]

Ovince Saint Preux Takes Cerebral Approach To Opponent Change

[ad_1] Ovince Saint Preux has been in this position before – hit with a late change in opponents after the heavy lifting of training camp has already been completed. That’s how he came to face Mauricio “Shogun” Rua the first time around and now, it’s the scenario that has left him facing returning veteran Yushin […]