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    Getty Israel Adesanya and Marvin Vettori meet in a rematch at UFC 263 on June 12. UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya meets Marvin Vettori in an important rematch in the main event of UFC 263 on June 12, and the fighters were interviewed by Michael Bisping for ESPN+ about a week before the event as part of the...
    (WJZ)- Baltimore native Franchon Crews-Dezurn is looking to make history on June 19 when she steps into the ring to fight Elin Cederroos in a super middleweight title unification fight at loanDepot Park in Miami. The bout is a first of its kind event as the winner will become the first ever unified champion of the super middleweight division. That...
    El Paso Zoo in Texas to press charges against woman who walked through moat and into spider monkeys exhibit Sondland sues Pompeo, US for $1.8M in impeachment trial legal fees Steel City Interactive’s eSports Boxing Club has already received a lot of buzz among sports video game fans, and the new game might get a lot more after the...
    UFC 261 Preview: Chris Weidman – Uriah Hall 2 By: Daniel Cunningham April 23, 2021 ShareTweetFlipRedditThe second fight on the main card of UFC 261 is a rematch in the middleweight division. Former middleweight champion Chris Weidman (15-5) is looking to pick up his second straight win as he takes on “Primetime” Uriah...
    After dominant win at UFC Vegas 24, what’s next for Robert Whittaker? By: Daniel Cunningham April 19, 2021 ShareTweetFlipRedditThis past Saturday at UFC Vegas 24, Robert Whittaker (23-5) and Kelvin Gastelum (16-7, 1 NC) headlined the card. This fight was two years in the making after their first fight fell through at UFC...
    US Coronavirus: Other US states could see scenarios similar to the Covid-19 crisis unfolding in Michigan, expert says Omaha mall shooting: One killed, another wounded LAS VEGAS — On a night when a social media star knocked out a former MMA champion in a ridiculously one-sided fashion, Robert Whittaker reminded the world what a true fighter is all about....
    UFC featherweight champion Alexander Volkanovski is currently set to coach The Ultimate Fighter alongside his next opponent, Brian Ortega. ‘The Great’ is looking to remain at the helm of the featherweight division in near future. However, he is interested to test his mettle in the lightweight division of the UFC. The 155lbs division is one of the most stacked ones...
    Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva is reportedly in talks to fight Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. inside the boxing ring. The bout can potentially take place on June 19, which will also be the last time the former WBC middleweight champion competes. While looking for an opponent for his farewell bout, the Mexican boxer has expressed interest in fighting ‘The...
    Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is eyeing a comeback to the Octagon. The AKA trainee is currently training with his gym partner and former UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. The two former champions are long-time friends, and the duo shared banter between them. Rockhold was playing golf on a lawn, which Nurmagomedov posted in his story. “Luke, this game...
    Alexander Volkanovski is set to defend his featherweight belt for the second time next week against Brian Ortega. During normal fight camps, Volkanovski splits his training camp between Australia, where he trains under his longtime coach Joe Lopez. He finishes his training camp off in New Zealand where he trains at City Kickboxing Gym, Eugene Bareman alongside the likes...
    Getty Current UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya’s campaign up to light heavyweight was not a success, however he isn’t done fighting heavier men. “The Last Stylebender” competed against light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz for the 205-pound belt at UFC 259 earlier this month. The first three rounds were very close, but Blachowicz found success in the championship rounds...
    Roberto Duran and Marvin Hagler fights for the WBA, WBC and IBF Middleweight titles on November 10, 1983 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hagler won the fight in 15 rounds on a unanimous decision. Focus on Sport/Getty Images 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler has died at the age of 66, his wife confirmed. The boxing legend dominated the...
    UFC middleweight contender, Darren Till, spoke to ESPN’s Ariel Helwani ahead of his April 10 match-up against Marvin Vettori. ‘The Gorilla’ is on the cusp of a title shot and will be keen to put a stamp on his performance. The current crop of middleweight contenders is currently booked in a mini tournament-style bracket while Israel Adesanya heals up. Chiefly,...
    (CNN)Former undisputed middleweight champion "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler died on Saturday at the age of 66, according to his wife Kay G. Hagler."I am sorry to make a very sad announcement," his wife posted on Facebook. "Today unfortunately my beloved husband Marvelous Marvin passed away unexpectedly at his home here in New Hampshire. Our family requests that you respect our privacy...
    Boxing was in mourning on Saturday night after the shock early death of one its all-time greats, Marvin Hagler, at just 66. The man who was floored officially only once in his incredible brutal career ­– and that was actually a slip – finally took the count. The American boxer - born in Newark, New Jersey - was also named...
    BOXING icon 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler has died aged 66. His wife, Kay, confirmed the sad news on social media late on Saturday night. The American, widely regarded one of the greatest boxers ever, reigned as the undisputed middleweight world champion between 1980 and 1987. His 12 title defences rate as the third-longest ever championship reign, while his six years and...
    Getty Retired boxing legend and former middleweight world champion Marvelous Marvin Hagler is dead. According to a post made by Hagler’s wife on his official Facebook page, Hagler died at age 66 unexpectedly at his home in New Hampshire. Hagler is a former professional boxing champion who compiled a record of 62-3-2 from 1973 to 1987. Hagler...
    The COVID pandemic left Aaron Jeffrey wondering if his time would ever come. At CFFC 93, he gets the chance to make it happen. One of the most highly-touted prospect middleweight fighters out of Canada today, Aaron Jeffrey is yearning for his chance to break into the UFC. To get to that point, he’ll look for a great start on...
    What’s next for Israel Adesanya after his loss at UFC 259? By: Daniel Cunningham March 8, 2021 ShareTweetFlipRedditThis past Saturday at UFC 259, Israel Adesanya (20-1) moved up in attempt to become a two-division champion. Standing in his way was the man who became the king at 205 last year, Jan Blachowicz (28-8)....
    UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya spoke out following his first loss in MMA and touched on his title bout. ‘The Last Stylebender’ was chasing greatness and looked to become the first undefeated two-division UFC champion on the roster. However, things didn’t quite pan out as Jan Blachowicz successfully defended his undisputed light heavyweight title against the 185-pound champion. The bout...
    The Latest: Dalai Lama receives coronavirus vaccine North Koreas petroleum imports breached sanctions cap: UN experts (Reuters) - American boxer Claressa Shields scored a unanimous points victory over Canada's Marie-Eve Dicaire on Friday to become the first undisputed world champion in two different divisions in the four-belt era. © Reuters/PETER CZIBORRA Boxing - Women's Middle (75kg) Final Bout 270...
    CLARESSA SHIELDS made history by becoming the first four-belt undisputed champion in two weights. The Stateside star dominated Marie-Eve Dicaire over 12-rounds, headlining an all-women pay-per-view card. 6Claressa Shields made history by becoming the first four-belt undisputed champion in two weightsCredit: AP:Associated Press 6The American star dominated Marie-Eve Dicaire over 12-roundsCredit: AP:Associated Press 6The pair headlined an all-women...
    UFC middleweight champion, Israel ‘The Last Stylebender’ Adesanya, talked to BT Sport ahead of his fight against the light heavyweight champion, Jan Blachowicz, at UFC 259 on Saturday. The reporter asked him if he had bitten off more than he could chew, and he responded by saying, “Never, I got a big mouth so I can eat a lot.” “What...
    Three things we learned from Israel Adesanya. UFC middleweight champion, Israel Adesanya, already in a league of his own among UFC middleweights looks to add another feather in his cap on Saturday as he faces off with light heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz in an attempt to become only the fifth double champion in the promotions 28-year history. Ahead of his...
    Canelo Alvarez began his 2021 fight calendar with a bang as he secured an exemplary win over ‘Mr. Robot’ Avni Yildirim. With this win, Canelo etched this fight into the history books, adding another feather to his cap. With a successful title defense under his belt, the Mexican wants to challenge the other champions of the 168-pound landscape. That said,...
    When it was announced that Canelo Alvarez was making a quick return to the boxing ring on Feb. 27, fans began wondering who he would be facing. Could it be a highly anticipated showdown with Caleb Plant? A unification bout against Billy Joe Saunders? Maybe that elusive third fight with Gennadiy Golovkin that we’ve been waiting for? MORE: Canelo Alvarez...
    At the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami A new presentation of the controversial Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, we will see this Saturday the 27th at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. Everything is ready for a great celebration in the beachy city of Florida, where there is great expectation to see the red-haired man from Guadalajara in action. His rival will...
    CANELO ALVAREZ is 'solely focused' on becoming undisputed super-middleweight champion in a blow to Gennady Golovkin. The rivals had a pair of thrillers at middleweight, with Canelo winning the rematch in 2018 after a controversial draw a year earlier. 3Canelo is 'solely focused' on becoming undisputed super-middleweight championCredit: USA TODAY Sports Since then, the Mexican has become a...
    Shot by shot: Hollywood’s wildest and weirdest remakes Houses in These Cities Are Suddenly Major Bargains Few are as cool, calm and calculated as UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. © Provided by MMAJunkie In his most recent outing at UFC 253 in September Adesanya put his title on the line against Paulo Costa in one of the most highly...
    Patrick Teixeira entered the ring on Feb. 13 as the WBO junior middleweight champion, but Brian Carlos Castano applied pressure to get the win.   Patrick Teixeira tried to defend his WBO junior middleweight boxing title for the first time against undefeated Brian Carlos Castano, but Castano’s skill and determination overwhelmed Teixeira. Teixeira (31-2, 22 KOs) won the WBO interim title in...
    The WBO middleweight king, Demetrius Andrade, has fired wild shots at the pound-for-pound king, Canelo Alvarez. He accused Canelo of dodging him and stout contenders like him throughout the course of his boxing run. In an interview with Fight Hype, ‘Boo Boo’ shed some light on the Mexican boxer’s strategy to defend his belts and target easier or ‘softer’ opponents....
    Undefeated WBO champion, Billy Joe Saunders, is ready to lock horns with WBA and WBC super-middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez in May. Despite boasting off a clean record, Saunders can still be the underdog against a mighty Alvarez. However, ‘Superb’ Saunders appears confident of bagging the win. He envisions a fair fight and wished nothing but good for his opponent. Billy...
    Gennady Golovkin, the Kazakh born middleweight great, is widely regarded as one of the best punchers of all time. Aged 38, he can still pose some serious threats to his opponents and is a relevant champion in the ongoing boxing talks. That said, despite appearing tranquil outside the ring, Golovkin always had a strategy that helped him become a legend....
    Caleb Plant took care of business in defense of his IBF super middleweight title by dominating Caleb Truax. He now has his sights set on bigger and better things. Such as becoming the undisputed super middleweight champion of the world.  MORE: Ryan Garcia eyeing Manny Pacquiao for next fight “That’s my goal,” said Plant (21-0, 12 KOs). “I want to be...
    IBF super middleweight champion Caleb Plant was on cruise control as he easily outboxed Caleb Truax to retain his title. Canelo next? The IBF super middleweight title bout humorously referred to as the Caleb Bowl between champion Caleb Plant and challenger Caleb Truax proved to be as one-sided as predicted by most. With his mandatory contests out of the way,...
    New York : Saúl Álvarez will start his path towards the unification of titles. Photo: Ed Mulholland / Matchroom / EFE As expected, Saul Alvarez confirmed this Thursday the news that it was an open secret: his next rival will be the Turkish Avni Yildirim and the combat already has a date and venue. “This...
    Getty Former champion Max Holloway looks to get back in the win column as he takes on Calvin Kattar for the headlining bout of UFC Fight Night on Saturday.Note: Heavy may earn an affiliate commission if you sign up via a link on this pageIn the United States, the prelims (Noon ET) won’t be televised, and the main...
    Should Robert Whittaker be upset with the UFC? By: Daniel Cunningham January 9, 2021 ShareTweetFlipRedditThere is not really any doubt as to who is the number one contender in the UFC‘s middleweight division. The top contender in the division is the former champion, Robert Whittaker (22-5). Whittaker lost the title to Israel Adesanya...
    CANELO ALVAREZ has reportedly vacated his WBA middleweight world title. The 30-year-old had not defended the belt since his win over Daniel Jacobs in May 2019. 2Canelo boasts an incredible record of 54-1 including 36 knockoutsCredit: Handout - Getty Canelo - who has been called out by Billy Joe Saunders - will now be looking to unify the super-middleweight...
    IBF super-middleweight champion Caleb Plant desires to face Canelo Alvarez somewhere down the line, as Alvarez also dreams to unify the division by boasting of all the world titles resting on his shoulders. So it makes sense to pose them against each other. Caleb Plant is unbeaten and has been inactive since his TKO win against Vincent Feigenbutz in February, whereas...
    U.S. jobless benefit cut-off pushes millions to financial cliff-edge Momota wins Japan title to cap comeback after car crash Report: Canelo Alvarez to face Avni Yildirim on Feb. 27, hoping for two more fights in 2021 Boxing fans won’t have to wait long for Canelo Alvarez’s next fight. The WBC and WBA super middleweight champion will face WBC mandatory...
    CANELO ALVAREZ is the man with many options as he sits on the pound-for-pound throne. The Mexican superstar cemented himself as a fully-fledged four-division champion having taken Callum Smith's WBA super-middleweight crown. 8Mexican Canelo is the man with many optionsCredit: USA TODAY Sports It came two years after he beat another Brit in Rocky Fielding, but only winning...
    WBO middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade is looking for his next fight. He has a famous opponent in mind. It’s none other than the WBO super-middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders. Andrade believes he and Saunders need to get in the squared ring to set up a potential clash against Canelo Alvarez. Speaking to FightHype.com Andrade said, “We need to also start...
    DENIS DOUGLIN has called out Chris Eubank Jr - believing he 'got the better of him' during sparring. Eubank employed Douglin as a southpaw sparring partner before he beat James DeGale in February 2019, the biggest win of his career. 4Chris Eubank Jr pictured with Denis Douglin after sparring The 30-year-old landed the grudge match after goading rival...
    Unbeaten multi-division champions Andre Ward and Floyd Mayweather are the headliners in a stellar 13-person class that was elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021 on Tuesday. Oakland’s Ward was 32-0 with 16 knockouts and won titles at super middleweight and light heavyweight. Mayweather won world titles in five weight classes — super featherweight,...
    See Beanie Feldstein and Sarah Paulson Transform Into Monica Lewinsky and Linda Tripp for Impeachment Tesla to replace Apartment Investment and Management in S&P 500 Cage Warriors 118: Nathias Frederick retains middleweight title with one-punch knockout Cage Warriors middleweight champion struggled with his footing in his first title defense at Cage Warriors 118, but eventually planted his feet and...
    Getty Israel Adesanya talks during a press conference for UFC 248 at Toyota Center on February 07, 2020 in Houston, Texas. The UFC’s newest star was born last Saturday and he is eyeing middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. Italy’s Marvin Vettori put on the performance of his career, toppling the No. 4 ranked...
    Getty Israel Adesanya talks during a press conference for UFC 248 at Toyota Center on February 07, 2020 in Houston, Texas. The UFC’s newest star was born last Saturday and he is eyeing middleweight champion Israel Adesanya. Italy’s Marvin Vettori put on the performance of his career, toppling the No. 4 ranked middleweight at the time, Jack Hermansson,...
    Jon Jones helping to get Claressa Shields ready for her MMA debut As Claressa Shields begins to work and train towards making a professional MMA debut with the Professional Fighters League (PFL) in 2021, she’ll have assistance from one of the best athletes in the sport, Jon Jones. In the evening of Dec. 4, a social media post made the...
    Hollywood reacts to Elliot Pages transgender reveal Russian in Vast Bank Hack Deserves 15 to 20 Years, U.S. Says Boxing champ Shields wants mixed martial arts crown too Three-division world boxing champion Claressa Shields is jumping into mixed martial arts and wants to own global crowns in both sports at once. © Theo Wargo Women's world boxing champion Claressa...
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