DeGale and Selby to defend titles in December

[ad_1] Super middleweight world titleholder James DeGale and featherweight titlist Lee Selby will both defend their belts on the same card on Dec. 9 at the Copper Box Arena in London, promoter Frank Warren announced on Wednesday. The opponents for both men are slated to be announced at a news conference on Monday. DeGale, a […]

Three added to next month's Sydney event

[ad_1] On Nov. 19 (Nov. 18 U.S. Time), fight fans at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney, Australia will see even more top-notch UFC action, as the promotion announced the addition of three more bouts to the Fight Night Sydney card. In the lightweight division, former teammates square off, as Will Brooks faces Nik Lentz. Plus, […]

Countdown to Sao Paulo: Part 2 – Top 5 Faceoffs

[ad_1] Beyond the quality of the athletes involved, one of the most intriguing elements that surround a fight is the faceoff, something which can be intense, provocative or even relaxed and funny. On our countdown to UFC Sao Paulo, we’ll revisit moments that highlighted previous events in the city in a five-piece retrospective. In this […]

Top 5: Lyoto Machida’s Best Moments

[ad_1] This Saturday, former UFC light heavyweight champion and middleweight title challenger Lyoto Machida returns to action after over two years away to face Derek Brunson in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Owner of an enviable resume that includes victories over six former UFC champions and four UFC Hall […]

Joshua: I'd fight Fury even if he was 40 stone

[ad_1] 5:36 PM 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 Anthony Joshua says he would still fight former champion Tyson Fury if he was 40 stone. The world heavyweight No.1, who defends his […]

Wilder: I'll retire if Stiverne wins our rematch

[ad_1] Heavyweight world titlist Deontay Wilder put a lot of pressure on himself on Tuesday. He said that if he does not defeat former titleholder Bermane Stiverne when they meet in a rematch next month that he will retire from boxing. “Y’all can quote me on this. Y’all can put this on paper. Y’all can […]

UFC Announces Global Licensing Partnership with Opro

[ad_1] Las Vegas – UFC®, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, today announced a new multi-year global licensing agreement with OPRO®, the world’s largest manufacturer of mouthguards. The partnership, which begins in 2018 and was negotiated by IMG, grants the oral protection company the rights to produce UFC branded mouthguards and provide bespoke guards […]

Countdown to Sao Paulo: Part 1 – Top 5 Celebrations

[ad_1] Only athletes and their teams truly know all the effort put into a training camp, but fans can have a little taste of what it means to them when they celebrate after a big win. On our countdown to UFC Sao Paulo, we’ll revisit moments that highlighted previous events in the city in a […]

Alexander seeks 'statement' win off long layoff

[ad_1] Devon Alexander, a former junior welterweight and welterweight world titleholder, is returning to the ring after a two-year layoff. Alexander will square off with Walter Castillo in a scheduled 10-round welterweight fight in the main event of a Premier Boxing Champions card on Nov. 21 (Fox Sports 1/Fox Deportes, 8 p.m. ET) at the […]

UFC Fight Night: Brunson vs. Machida Fantasy Cheat Sheet

[ad_1] As the UFC embarks on a return to Brazil this weekend, a pivotal matchup in the middleweight division will headline in Sao Paulo, as noted knockout artist Derek Brunson looks to add a former champion to his resume when Lyoto Machida makes his return to action for the first time in over a year.  […]