WBSS, AT&T partner for U.S. airing of quarters

[ad_1] The World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight and super middleweight tournaments finally have a television home in the United States, at least for the remainder of the quarterfinals. Tournament organizers announced Thursday that the remaining quarterfinal bouts — two in the cruiserweight tournament and three at super middleweight — will be televised in the U.S. […]

ESPN networks to air N'Dam-Murata rematch

[ad_1] The middleweight world title rematch between Hassan N’Dam and Ryota Murata, whose first fight generated a storm of controversy, will air live on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes on Oct. 22 (7 a.m. ET) thanks to the long-term deal recently made between Top Rank and ESPN. On May 20 at Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, N’Dam […]

Cruz-Rivera among bouts added to UFC 219 card

[ad_1] No. 1-ranked bantamweight contender and former world champion Dominick Cruz will begin his road back to the top on Dec. 30 when he meets up with No. 3-ranked Jimmie Rivera in a UFC 219 bout at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. HOLD UP! Former champ @DominickCruz returns to face @JimmieRivera135 at #UFC219 @TMobileArena […]

The Ultimate Fighter 26 – Ep. 5 Preview

[ad_1] The first upset of season took place on last week’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter, as upstart contender Nicco Montano defeated veteran UFC fighter Lauren Murphy by unanimous decision to move into the second round of the championship tournament. Tonight’s episode will showcase the aftermath of that event as well as get fans geared […]

The Ultimate Fighter 26 – Ep. 5 Recap

[ad_1] As The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion continued this week, another potential upset was brewing as No. 12 seed Sijara Eubanks took on No. 5 seed Maia Stevenson in a classic battle between grappler and striker. Eubanks entered the tournament as a heavy underdog with just a 2-2 record in her professional career, […]

UFC 216: How The Ferguson vs Lee Feud All Got Started

[ad_1] On the surface, a shot at the interim lightweight title against Tony Ferguson may not have been the most obvious next fight for Kevin Lee following his defeat of Michael Chiesa at Fight Night Okalhoma City in June. But for those who watched the post-fight coverage on FS1, Ferguson vs Lee not only seemed […]

'Spike' O'Sullivan: Quigley 'a guy I expect to beat'

[ad_1] There is definitely an international flavor to Saturday’s Golden Boy Promotions’ card emanating from Boston’s House of Blues. The four fighters competing in the two 10-round headliners are from Ireland, United Kingdom, Philippines and Belguim. Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan, from Cork, will be facing Liverpool’s Nick “The Machine” Quigley in a middleweight bout. In the […]

Ngannou faces Overeem in UFC 218 clash

[ad_1] Two of the top big men in MMA will collide in Detroit on Dec. 2, as number one heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem will attempt to stop the rise of Francis Ngannou in a UFC 218 bout at Little Caesars Arena. In what promises to be an explosive battle that could earn the winner a […]

Get To Know TUF Cast: Maia Stevenson

[ad_1] Before she was Maia Stevenson, flyweight prospect on season 26 of The Ultimate Fighter, she was Maia Kahaunaele, a promising amateur boxer with dreams of gold. But when her coach was forced to tend to family matters when his son was in an accident, that career hit the skids. “A lot of the girls […]

Ray Borg Insists Everything Happens For A Reason

[ad_1] As soon as he got off the plane in Edmonton, Ray Borg knew trouble was brewing. The flu had been going around the Jackson-Wink MMA gym in Albuquerque, but the young man about to fight Demetrious Johnson for the UFC flyweight title was hoping he dodged that bullet before the biggest fight of his […]