Dirrell to face Douglin in hometown Flint return

[ad_1] Former super middleweight world titleholder Anthony Dirrell has not fought in his hometown since 2011, but that is about to change. Dirrell will square off with Denis Douglin in the scheduled 10-round main event of a Premier Boxing Champions card on Nov. 17 (Fox Sports 1/Fox Deportes, 10:30 p.m. ET) at the Dort Federal […]

Everything you need to know about the status of WBC world titles

[ad_1] Every year one of the centerpieces of the annual WBC convention is the review of its world titleholders and the setting of mandatory defenses and some title elimination bouts. That exercise took place Wednesday at the sanctioning organization’s 55th annual convention in Baku, Azerbaijan. Here is a division-by-division rundown of each weight class and […]

Kevin Lee touts UFC's new cutting edge training facilities

[ad_1] Kevin Lee will take on Tony Ferguson with the interim lightweight belt on the line this Saturday at UFC 216. A Las Vegas local, Lee has taken advantage of the new UFC Perfomance Institute, a facility that has grown increasingly popular with the fighters since it first opened its doors back in May. A […]

Croatia's Hrgovic signs with Team Sauerland

[ad_1] Filip Hrgovic, who claimed a super heavyweight bronze medal at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, has signed with Team Sauerland, Germany’s No. 1 promoter. Hrgovic, 25, of Croatia, turned pro this past Saturday in Riga, Latvia, where he scored a first-round knockout of journeyman Raphael Zumbano Love (39-16-1, 31 KOs) on the undercard […]