Cerrone vs. Till Fantasy Rewind

[ad_1] Upstart welterweight contender Darren Till promised to make an impact in his first UFC main event on Saturday, as he took on Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in a highly anticipated matchup at 170 pounds. Till delivered in a big way as he stalked Cerrone across the Octagon with an aggressive game plan, throwing straight punches […]

As it turns out, Le'Veon Bell can box — for real

[ad_1] Le’Veon Bell attacked the goal post padding like a heavy bag after scoring a touchdown in the Pittsburgh Steelers’s win over the Kansas City Chiefs Sunday, then backed up his moves the following day. The celebration was reminiscent of Ken Norton Jr.’s famous celebration two decades ago and earned the Steelers back a 15-yard […]

Gassiev defeats Wlodarczyk via 3rd-round KO

[ad_1] NEWARK, N.J. — If there had been any concern about cruiserweight world titleholder Murat “Iron” Gassiev’s chances of retaining his belt against mandatory challenger Krzysztof “Diablo” Wlodarczyk, it was because of the massive experience advantage Wlodarczyk held. After all, coming into the fight, he had more professional bouts (57) than Gassiev had as a […]

Murata beats N'Dam to win middleweight title

[ad_1] TOKYO — Japanese boxer Ryota Murata defeated France’s Hassan N’Dam by technical knockout on Sunday to win the WBA “regular” middleweight title. Murata, 13-1, 10 KOs) stopped N’Dam after seven rounds to become the first middleweight champion from Japan in 22 years. Murata dominated the early rounds at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan. He stunned N’Dam […]

Fili, Held and Kelleher shine on Gdansk Prelims

[ad_1] Watch the replay of the Fight Night Gdansk prelims now on UFC FIGHT PASS HELD vs HAQPARAST The fourth time was the charm for lightweight veteran Marcin Held, as he finally secured his first UFC victory at home in Poland, winning a three-round unanimous decision over newcomer Nasrat Haqparast at Ergo Arena in Gdansk. […]

Kowalkiewicz Earns Dominant Decision Win in Gdansk

[ad_1] Watch the replay of Fight Night Gdansk now on UFC FIGHT PASSKOWALKIEWICZ vs ESQUIBEL Lodz’ Karolina Kowalkiewicz got back in the win column in her UFC Fight Night co-main event bout against Jodie Esquibel. And in snapping her two-fight losing streak via unanimous decision, she showed her home country fans at Ergo Arena in […]

Till Turns In Star-Making Performance; Finishes Cowboy in 1st

[ad_1] England’s Darren Till called for a big fight after his September win over Bojan Velickovic. He got it Saturday in the form of perennial welterweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, and while some said it was too much too soon, Till delivered on his promises, stopping Cerrone in the first round of their UFC Fight […]

Nery to take on Villanueva in nontitle fight

[ad_1] Bantamweight world titleholder Luis Nery, who failed a random drug test related to his title victory on Aug. 15 in Kyoto, Japan, will engage in a nontitle fight while the fate of his belt is resolved, Fernando Beltran of Zanfer Promotions announced Tuesday. The WBC has yet to rule on the status of Nery’s […]

Fight Night Gdansk Performance Bonus Recap

[ad_1] Darren Till, Jan Blachowicz, Brian Kelleher and Damian Stasiak took home the performance bonuses from Fight Night Gdansk. Each fighter will receive a check for $50k for their efforts. • Till took out Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the main event. The British rising contender unleashed a barrage of strikes to drop Cowboy before ultimately […]

Joshua wanted Whyte rematch after Pulev injury

[ad_1] 5:35 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 Anthony Joshua wants a rematch with Dillian Whyte and immediately enquired about fighting him on Oct. 28 when Kubrat Pulev pulled out. Joshua […]