Let Demetrious Johnson drink this moment in

[ad_1] Just one day before he vanquished Ray Borg for an eleventh and record-breaking defense of his flyweight belt, and after taking selfies and signing autographs with every single fan in attendance, the ever-accessible Demetrious Johnson spent his obligatory few moments with the media following open workouts for UFC 216. He wasn’t sure why. He […]

Breazeale-Molina added to Barclays undercard

[ad_1] Heavyweight contender Dominic Breazeale will fight fellow former world title challenger Eric Molina in a title elimination match on Nov. 4 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, promoter Lou DiBella announced on Thursday. Breazeale-Molina, though not scheduled to be part of the Showtime televised card (9 p.m. ET), will be on the undercard […]

Santa Cruz, Mares need wins on Saturday to set up rematch

[ad_1] Los Angeles featherweight rivals Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares, both three-division world titleholders and among boxing’s most exciting fighters, have a deal in place to face each other in a rematch of Santa Cruz’s majority decision victory to claim a world title in August 2015 in one of that year’s best fights. Where: […]

Barroso looks to redeem himself against Maldonado

[ad_1] Venezuelan Ismael “El Tigre” Barroso was undefeated in 21 professional fights when he entered the ring at a packed Manchester Arena in England on May 7, 2016, to challenge hometown hero Anthony Crolla, the defending WBA lightweight titleholder. Where: Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, CaliforniaWhen: FridayTV: ESPN Deportes, ESPN3, 10 p.m. ET Globetrotter […]

Mother of fighter tries walking in her son's shoes to get closer

[ad_1] 8:17 PM ET Amber KountzESPN She turned down her son’s offer. His beat-up amateur boxing shorts were not making the cut. Sheryl Morrison settled on black and white boxing shoes and trunks, comparable to this year’s retro 1970’s block colored Adidas outfits at the U.S. Open Tennis Championships. Win or lose, the style would […]