Ali Enterprises files $30M lawsuit against Fox

[ad_1] CHICAGO — Muhammad Ali Enterprises on Tuesday filed a $30 million federal lawsuit against Fox Broadcasting Company, claiming Fox used without permission the late boxer’s identity in a video that aired just before its broadcast of the Super Bowl last February. In the lawsuit filed in Chicago, Muhammad Ali Enterprises contends that Fox used […]

Who is Jamie Cox?

[ad_1] Oct 9, 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’ first challenger for his WBA world super-middleweight title is Jamie Cox, a dark horse in the World Super Boxing Series. Groves […]

UFC 216 Scorecard: Winners from historic night

[ad_1] Saturday’s UFC 216 event is in the books, and now that the dust has settled in Las Vegas, it’s time to go to the scorecard to see who the big winners were at T-Mobile Arena. 1 – Demetrious JohnsonWhen a fighter breaks a tie with Anderson Silva to become the fighter with the most […]

Brook rekindles talk of fighting Khan

[ad_1] 6:32 AM ET ESPN staff Kell Brook has rekindled talk of fighting Amir Khan in the near future. The former IBF welterweight champion is still recuperating from a fractured eye socket suffered in his TKO loss against Errol Spence in May. Khan — who recently vowed to put his personal problems aside and return […]

Eubank Jr. sends warning to British rival Groves

[ad_1] 6:28 AM ET ESPN staff Chris Eubank Jr. insists he will deliver another devastating knockout if he meets British rival George Groves in the World Boxing Super Series semifinals. The 28-year-old extended his professional record to 26-1-0 on Saturday with a brutal third round stoppage of Turkey’s Avni Yildirim in front of a wild […]

Appreciating Demetrious Johnson

[ad_1] Greatness is a funny beast. For many, it’s clear that those given that mythical title were gifted with a little something extra on the fastball, an ability to make tacklers miss, or a keen eye that made jump shots automatic. In combat sports, though, the idea of being born with the talent to defeat […]

DJ’s Win is the UFC’s latest Fantastic Finish

[ad_1] It’s Monday morning. Demetrious Johnson successfully defended his UFC flyweight title for a record 11th time on Saturday night. I am still watching his submission of Ray Borg. If that doesn’t land “Mighty Mouse” on the list of most fantastic finishes in UFC history, what does? But since we’re on the subject, what does […]

UFC and Modelo announce new partnership

[ad_1] Las Vegas – UFC, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization and Modelo Especial, the nation’s fastest growing imported beer, today announced a new multi-year marketing partnership that establishes Modelo as the “Official Beer and Malt Beverage” sponsor of UFC in the United States. “Modelo is an amazing brand that shares UFC’s unmatched commitment […]

Scorecard: Eubank Jr. earns spot in World Boxing Super Series semifinal

[ad_1] A roundup of the past week’s notable boxing results from around the world: Saturday at Stuttgart, Germany Chris Eubank Jr. TKO3 Avni Yildirim — Full recapSuper middleweight — World Boxing Super Series quarterfinalsRecords: Eubank Jr. (26-1, 20 KOs); Yildirim (16-1, 10 KOs) Rafael’s remarks: Brash and confident like his famous father, former two-division world […]