Saki returns to face Rountree at UFC 219

[ad_1] Fresh from a spectacular UFC debut last month, kickboxing icon Gokhan Saki will look to make it two for two in the Octagon when he faces fellow striker Khalil Rountree Jr. in a UFC 219 bout at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Dec. 30. Winner of 83 pro kickboxing bouts, 59 of them […]

Lampley signs multiyear agreement with HBO

[ad_1] Jim Lampley, the International Boxing Hall of Fame broadcaster who has called fights for HBO for 29 years, has signed a new multiyear agreement with the network to remain its primary voice of the sport, HBO announced on Monday. Lampley, who has called many of the biggest moments in boxing history, will continue to […]

UFC 216 Talking Points: Mighty Mouse, Ferguson, Vegas Strong

[ad_1] The stigma that’s been puzzlingly placed over the head of flyweight king Demetrious Johnson like a rain cloud for most of his historic title reign seems utterly blasphemous at this point. At UFC 216, Johnson broke Anderson Silva’s record for title defenses by a UFC champion (11), recording his seventh finish during the streak […]

Groves targeting top five pound-for-pound

[ad_1] Oct 8, 2017 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 George Groves believes winning the World Super Boxing Series will elevate him into boxing’s pound-for-pound top five list. In order to achieve that, […]

Rogan, Cormier Proclaim Johnson Greatest of All Time

[ad_1] After Demetrious Johnson broke Anderson Silva’s record for consecutive title defenses at UFC 216 with his unbelievable 11th defense in a submission win against Ray Borg, Joe Rogan and Daniel Cormier spoke about Johnson’s performance and his place in history as the best fighter ever in the sport.Watch the replay now and see DJ […]

UFC 216 Fantasy Rewind

[ad_1] A new interim lightweight champion was crowned on Saturday night in Las Vegas after Tony Ferguson submitted Kevin Lee in the third round of the UFC 216 main event. The fight served as Ferguson’s 10th victory in a row as he took home his first championship in the UFC following a back and forth […]