Get to know TUF Cast: Melinda Fabian

[ad_1] Hungary’s Melinda Fabian sold her car to get to The Ultimate Fighter 26 tryouts. Now back home after six weeks competing against 15 of her fellow flyweights, she has no regrets. “It was absolutely worth it,” she said. “I learned a lot about how MMA works, and I took home all those experiences and […]

Cotto to defend title vs. Ali in final fight

[ad_1] Junior middleweight world titleholder Miguel Cotto will bring to an end his surefire Hall of Fame career in a defense against Sadam Ali, Golden Boy Promotions announced on Wednesday. The fight, which will take place on Dec. 2 (HBO, 10 p.m. ET/PT) at Madison Square Garden, was agreed to in recent days but is […]

No nonsense Parillo Would Revel In Bisping Shutting Down GSP

[ad_1] Watch the extended preview above just released for UFC 217: Bisping vs. St-Pierre. Hear from GSP, who talks about coming back better than ever. Plus, Michael Bisping discusses his prowess as champion and why GSP is making a mistake. MORE on UFC 217: Read about the intense rivalry between Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw There […]

Werdum replaces Hunt in Sydney Main Event

[ad_1] Due to medical concerns, heavyweight contender Mark Hunt has been removed from his UFC Fight Night main event bout against Marcin Tybura on Nov. 19. Stepping in for Hunt against the No. 8-ranked Tybura at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia will be former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum, who is coming off a […]

Hurd takes on Trout in classic youth vs. experience bout

[ad_1] Jarrett Hurd, a reigning junior middleweight world titleholder, and former titlist Austin Trout have careers going in opposite directions. Hurd aims to keep his on the upward trajectory, while Trout is trying to remain relevant following a loss and a long layoff. That is what their fight is all about on Saturday (Showtime, 10 […]

WBO orders champ Saunders to fight Lemieux

[ad_1] Middleweight world titleholder Billy Joe Saunders and former titlist David Lemieux have been ordered to meet in a mandatory bout, and talks between the two camps have begun. The WBO sent a letter on Monday to Saunders promoter Frank Warren and Lemieux promoter Eric Gomez of Golden Boy Promotions, ordering them to begin negotiations. […]

Top 10: Cerrone's Defining UFC Moments

[ad_1] With thirteen UFC and five WEC post-fight bonuses to his name, Donald Cerrone is one of those fighters who makes it tough to find just ten highlights from his thrill-a-minute career. But after whittling this list down to his UFC career alone and chopping down ever further, we think we’ve found the perfect ten […]

Groves to donate title fight gloves for Grenfell victims

[ad_1] 1:41 PM ET 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 will donate his gloves from Saturday’s world title defence against Jamie Cox to raise funds for those affected by the Grenfell […]

Unfiltered Episode 136: Randy Brown, Nardu Debrah and UFC 216 Recap

[ad_1] UFC Welterweight contender Randy Brown, and his sensei Nardu Debrah, join Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about Randy’s UFC 217 fight against Mickey Gall at MSG, how the fight came to be, growing up in Spanish Town, Jamaica, Dana White: Lookin’ For A Fight, and much more. Plus, the guys discuss all the […]

Garbrandt vs Dillashaw rivalry simmers with resentment, rage

[ad_1] In the world of mixed martial arts, there aren’t too many teams as close as the Team Alpha Male squad in Sacramento. See one of their fighters somewhere, and three more are likely in the vicinity. It’s a collective that trains together, eats together, and hangs out together, so when someone leaves that group, […]