Bisping, GSP drop puck at Canadiens game Saturday

[ad_1] Georges St-Pierre, Michael Bisping and Dana White took part in a ceremonial puck drop before the Canadiens battled the Maple Leafs on Saturday night   By Hugo Fontaine, translated by Matt Cudzinowski, MONTREAL – There was some added tension on the Bell Centre ice leading up to puck drop on Saturday night, and […]

With Pulev injured, Joshua to face Takam

[ad_1] Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua’s defense against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev, scheduled for Oct. 28 at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, is off but the card was salvaged when Carlos Takam stepped in on short notice on Monday. Pulev withdrew earlier Monday after suffering a right shoulder injury in training last week that […]

On the Rise: Gdansk Edition

[ad_1] After debuting in Poland with an event in Krakow two years ago, the UFC is returning to the European nation with a passion for combat sports for the second time with a 12-fight card featuring a collection of compelling matchups and intriguing new arrivals. That initial event featured impressive debut wins for Stevie Ray, […]

Scorecard: Junior middleweight world titlists Hurd, Charlo make huge statements

[ad_1] A roundup of the past week’s notable boxing results from around the world: Saturday at New York Erislandy Lara W12 Terrell Gausha — Full recapRetains a junior middleweight titleScores: 117-110 (twice), 116-111Records: Lara (25-2-2, 14 KOs); Gausha (20-1, 9 KOs) Punch stats Punches Lara Gausha Landed 121 77 Thrown 528 329 Percent 23% 23% […]

Groves stops Cox inside four rounds

[ad_1] LONDON — George Groves made quick work of Jamie Cox on Saturday Oct. 14 to set up another all-English clash against Chris Eubank Jr. in early 2018. Groves halted Cox with a crushing right to the body in the fourth round to retain his WBA world super-middleweight in a dominant first defence at the […]

Spence to make first defense against Peterson

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Welterweight world titleholder Errol Spence Jr. will make his first defense against former titlist Lamont Peterson in January on Showtime. The date and site have not been determined. Spence was on hand Saturday at Barclays Center in Brooklyn for the Showtime-televised junior middleweight world title triple-header. He addressed the media before […]

Groves: Eubank Jr. lacks a 'boxing brain'

[ad_1] 11:29 AM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show LONDON — George Groves believes Chris Eubank Jr. does not have the “boxing brain” to beat him when they meet in the World […]