'Raging Bull' boxer LaMotta dies at age 95

[ad_1] Jake LaMotta, former middleweight champion and subject of the 1980 movie “Raging Bull,” has died at the age of 95. LaMotta died because of complications from pneumonia and was in a nursing home in Miami, his wife, Denise Baker, told ABC. LaMotta’s wife said the family is in the planning stages of his memorial […]

Frampton set to return to the ring Nov. 18

[ad_1] 5:30 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 Carl Frampton begins a new chapter of his career when he returns to the ring in his home city of Belfast Nov. 18, […]

Unfiltered Episode 132: Eddie Alvarez and UFC Fight Night Japan Recap

[ad_1] Former UFC Lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez calls in and talks to Matt and guest co-host Phoenix Carnevale about coaching TUF 26, Justin Gaethje as an opponent, Ferguson vs. Lee, being more analytical than people think, and much more. Plus, Matt and Phoenix break down the action from UFC Fight Night Japan, Matt Brown’s retirement […]

Get To Know TUF Cast: Sijara Eubanks

[ad_1] Fans of the UFC may be getting their first look at Sijara Eubanks on season 26 of The Ultimate Fighter, but those who have worked with the promotion for any length of time are no strangers to the east coast standout. And she doesn’t forget her work with several UFC competitors over the years […]

Cody Stamann Maximizes Every Opportunity In UFC Arrival

[ad_1] Cody Stamann was ready. After compiling a 14-1 record with eight finishes, he was just waiting to be called up to the UFC after an April stoppage of Zac Church. “I definitely felt like I paid my dues,” he said. “I fought some real tough guys that could easily be in the UFC, and […]

Alvarez-Golovkin record 3rd-biggest gate

[ad_1] The Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin middleweight world championship fight, an action-packed battle that ended in a controversial split draw on Sept. 16 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, was a smash hit at the gate. The fight generated $27,059,850 from 17,318 tickets sold, according to figures released Tuesday by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. […]

Crowder believes fighting for the fans is most important

[ad_1] The usual reaction to getting a UFC contract after a win on the first season of Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series was to enjoy the moment and just wait on the next call from the promotion for a trip to the Octagon. Heavyweight Allen Crowder was more specific when it came to his […]

Lomachenko, Rigondeaux to face off Dec. 9

[ad_1] Top Rank promoter Bob Arum has put on thousands of fights in his 50-plus-year career, including some of the biggest and best in boxing history, so it takes a special kind of match to truly get him excited. That is the case with the highly intriguing bout between junior lightweight world titleholder Vasyl Lomachenko […]

VanZant forced out of 216 bout with Eye

[ad_1] Due to injury, Paige VanZant has been forced to withdraw from her UFC 216 bout against Jessica Eye on Oct. 7. UFC 216, which airs live on Pay-Per-View from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, features two world championship bouts, as Tony Ferguson meets Kevin Lee for the interim lightweight title and Demetrious Johnson defends […]

The Greatest Feats in UFC History

[ad_1] On Oct. 7, Demetrious Johnson will look to make history when he fights Ray Borg at T-Mobile Arena. On the line isn’t just Johnson’s flyweight title, but with a win, “Mighty Mouse” will set the record for most consecutive UFC title defenses. Those are some high stakes in Las Vegas, and in anticipation of […]