Fili determined not only to thrive in chaos, but enjoy it

[ad_1] If the pattern of Andre Fili’s UFC career holds true, the California featherweight is going to have a good night on Saturday against Artem Lobov. Fili laughs, well aware that after going win-loss-win-loss over his first eight fights in the Octagon, he’s due for a win, but he also doesn’t this pattern to become […]

Saunders, Lemieux begin hype, shoot from lip

[ad_1] A day after their middleweight world title fight was signed Billy Joe Saunders and David Lemieux began what will surely be a war of words before they step between the ropes. Reigning titlist Saunders and former titleholder Lemieux, both of whom can trash talk with the best of them, signed for the fight on […]

Get To Know TUF Cast: Rachael Ostovich-Berdon

[ad_1] As the daughter of Bob Ostovich, a pro fighter who fought the likes of Bobby Southworth, Andy Wang, Thomas Denny and Jason Von Flue over the course of an eight-year career, Rachael Ostovich-Berdon might have been a natural to follow her dad into the world of MMA. But the Waianae had a different first […]

UFC Unfiltered Episode 138: Charlamagne Tha God

[ad_1] Media personality Charlamagne Tha God joins Jim and Matt in-studio to talk about his book, “Black Privilege”, The Breakfast Club, being of the people or of the industry, social media, the differences between boxing and MMA, and more. Plus, the guys discuss a ton of recently announced fights including Robbie Lawler vs. Rafael Dos […]

The Ultimate Fighter 26 – Ep. 7 Preview

[ad_1] Following a dominant win by No. 2 seed Barb Honchak to eliminate No. 15 seed Gillian Robertson, there are only two fights remaining in the opening round of the tournament to determine the first ever women’s flyweight champion in the UFC. This week, Team Alvarez sends Hungarian striker Melinda Fabian, the No. 7 overall […]

Joshua's preparations for Takam is no small task

[ad_1] SHEFFIELD, England — It is never ideal when an opponent is switched in the final days of preparation for a fight and it is a particular concern when the substitute boxer has a very different style. Late on Monday night it was confirmed that Anthony Joshua would be defending his IBF and WBA heavyweight […]

M. Garcia changes mind about Golden Boy deal

[ad_1] Junior middleweight world titleholder Miguel Cotto, the Puerto Rican legend and surefire first-ballot International Boxing Hall of Famer, showed up at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday for the news conference to kick off the promotion for what he says will be the final fight of his career. Cotto will defend his 154-pound title against […]

Saunders' defense vs. Lemieux set for Dec. 16

[ad_1] Middleweight David Lemieux won his first world title at home in Montreal in 2015. Now he will have a chance to win his second one, also at home. England’s Billy Joe Saunders will travel to Quebec to make his mandatory defense against Lemieux on Dec. 16 at a venue to be determined, with HBO […]

Henry Cejudo to donate UFC 218 bonus money on behalf of California fire victims

[ad_1] Cejudo’s next bout is against flyweight Sergio Pettis on Dec. 2 in Detroit. The UFC awards four $50,000 “performance bonuses” at each event. Cejudo is confident he will win one and had pledged to donate it to fire victims. “I’m going to dedicate this fight to all the people from Santa Rosa. I want […]