Bisping, St-Pierre let the verbal jabs fly at UFC 217 press conference

[ad_1] The countdown to UFC 217 has officially begun. Seven months after Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre arrived on stage to announce they would meet for the UFC middleweight title at some point in 2017, the duo that will headline UFC 217 at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, November 4 were back at T-Mobile Arena […]

Frampton to take on Garcia in return to ring

[ad_1] Former two-division world titleholder Carl Frampton has an opponent for his ring return. The former featherweight and junior featherweight titlist will take on Mexico’s Horacio Garcia on Nov. 18 at the SSE Arena Belfast in Frampton’s hometown of Belfast, Northern Ireland, promoter Frank Warren announced Wednesday. Frampton (23-1, 14 KOs) and Garcia (33-3-1, 24 […]

Khan vows to return to ring after troubles

[ad_1] Oct 5, 2017 ESPN staff Amir Khan has vowed to put his personal problems aside and return to the ring after apologising for his recent inactivity in a post on Instagram. Former IBF and WBA light-welterweight champion Khan (31-4, 19KOs) has not fought since moving up two weight divisions to face WBC Middleweight champion […]

UFC 216 official weigh-in results

[ad_1] UFC 216 is headlined by Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee as they battle for the interim lightweight title, and also features Demetrious Johnson going for a record 11th successful defense of his flyweight title as he takes on Ray Borg. The event airs live on Pay-Per-View Saturday, Oct. 7 at 10pm ET/7pm PT from […]

V. Klitschko, 31 others finalists for Hall of Fame

[ad_1] The International Boxing Hall of Fame typically adds three new fighters to the 30-man ballot every year to replace the trio elected the previous year. However, there were so many quality candidates eligible to be added for the first time this year that the Hall of Fame expanded it to 32 to accommodate them. […]

Duquesnoy more than just a mixed martial artist

[ad_1] The interview ended abruptly. It had to. That was no reflection on bantamweight prospect Tom Duquesnoy, who is always generous with his time, even when preparing for his Saturday bout with Cody Stamann. Instead, it was the realization that after several minutes of talking about everything but fighting, it would be trivial to then […]

Dunham plans to be appreciated for working way through ranks

[ad_1] Evan Dunham has returned. Not that he ever really left, but if anyone went to track him down through the usual social media outlets, they would have come up empty. “I don’t have time for all that stuff,” he laughs. “With social media, I post to my gym’s Instagram account, and I’m on there […]