• Ketlen Vieira stuns Holly Holm in split decision

    Brazilian Ketlen Vieira stunned former champion Holly Holm in a controversial split decision in their women’s bantamweight bout in the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday night. The cards went 48-47 across the board, two for Vieira and one for Holm. However, Holm landed more strikes (188-122) and significant strikes (96-85), and was […]

  • Jan Blachowicz defeats Aleksandar Rakic via injury TKO

    Jan Blachowicz defeated Aleksandar Rakic by TKO Saturday night at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas when Rakic injured his knee, ending their bout in the third round. Blachowicz was declared the winner by medical stoppage at 1:11 of the round in their light heavyweight main event. “This is what I expect,” Blachowicz said afterward. […]

  • Manny Pacquiao concedes Philippines presidential race

    Boxing legend and Philippines presidential hopeful Manny Pacquiao conceded the race to Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Tuesday. “I know how to accept defeat,” Pacquiao said in a video statement, translated by philstar.com. “But I hope that even though I lost this race, my countrymen, especially the poor, still win in this scenario.” A senator in […]

  • Charles Oliveira submits Justin Gaethje at UFC 274

    Charles Oliveira entered UFC 274 fight week in Phoenix as the UFC lightweight champion and defeated Justin Gaethje in Saturday night’s main event. However, he didn’t leave Footprint Center as champion. Oliveira (32-8) missed the 155-pound weight limit by four-tenths of a pound Friday, making him the first titleholder in UFC history to be stripped […]

  • Dmitry Bivol stuns Canelo Alvarez by unanimous decision

    Dmitry Bivol recorded a stunning upset of Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night, defending his light heavyweight title with a unanimous decision in Las Vegas. Bivol took the cards 115-113 across the board in a one-sided bout. “I prove myself today, I’m the best (in my division),” Bivol said. Alvarez, who was signed to face Gennadiy […]

  • Canelo Alvarez moves up a class to take on Dmitry Bivol

    The lofty pedigree of one of boxing’s top fighters enables Saul “Canelo” Alvarez to dictate fight dates. His success in the ring also earned Alvarez the freedom from being tied to specific promoters or viewing platforms for long periods. Moreover, Alvarez can navigate weight classes to his preference, as he did last year when he […]

  • UFC 274: Charles Oliveira stripped of title but favored over Justin Gaethje

    Charles Oliveira cannot reclaim the lightweight title on Saturday night but remains heavily favored to deny Justin Gaethje from claiming it at UFC 274 in Phoenix. Oliveira (32-8) was stripped of the title after failing to make weight on Friday. The fight will go on, but the Brazilian will not be able to reclaim the […]

  • Charles Oliveira misses weight, stripped of title ahead of UFC 274

    Charles Oliveira was stripped of the UFC lightweight title and cannot reclaim it at the main event at UFC 274 on Saturday night after failing to make weight. Given one hour to drop from 155.5 pounds to the required maximum weight limit of 155 on Friday, Oliveira was unable to shed the half-pound. UFC confirmed […]

  • UFC 274: Charles Oliveira defends title vs. Justin Gaethje

    UFC 274 on Saturday night in Phoenix boasts a pair of intriguing title fights at the top of the bill — one that promises fireworks and one a rematch more than seven years in the making. The evening’s main event is a lightweight title fight between champion Charles Oliveira (32-8) of Brazil and Arizona’s own […]

  • Marlon Vera defeats Rob Font at UFC Fight Night

    Marlon Vera dropped Rob Font three times in their bantamweight bout, earning a convincing unanimous decision at the main event of UFC Fight Night on Saturday in Las Vegas. Vera (19-7-1) took the cards 49-46, 49-46, 48-47. “I feel today, something my coach always says, ‘My mind is catching up to my body,'” Vera said. […]

  • Colby Covington alleges brain injury from Jorge Masvidal altercation

    Colby Covington said he suffered a brain injury when fellow UFC star Jorge Masvidal allegedly attacked him outside a Miami Beach restaurant last month, new court documents showed Thursday. Masvidal pleaded not guilty to felony charges of aggravated battery and criminal mischief after he was arrested two days following the March 21 incident. Multiple outlets […]

  • Mike Tyson involved in altercation on plane

    Mike Tyson was involved in a scuffle with another passenger on an airplane at San Francisco International Airport on Wednesday, his spokesperson confirmed to ESPN. TMZ posted a video that purported to show Tyson punching the passenger, who was seated behind him and previously was seen trying to get Tyson’s attention. The other man was […]

  • Jessica Andrade wins by submission at UFC Fight Night

    Jessica Andrade won by first-round submission in her return to the strawweight division Saturday night at UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas. Andrade defeated Amanda Lemos via the first standing arm-triangle choke in UFC history. The fight was stopped at 3:13 of the first. The Brazilian was fighting at 115 pounds for the first time […]

  • Tyson Fury retains WBC heavyweight title, defeating Dillian Whyte in six rounds

    Tyson Fury retained his WBC heavyweight title with a sixth-round technical knockout win over Dillian Whyte Saturday night in London. Fighting before 94,000 at Wembley Stadium, Fury floored Whyte with a crushing right uppercut to the chin in the closing seconds of the round. Whyte reached his feet but struggled to regain his composure. Sensing […]

  • Tyson Fury vs. Dillian Whyte expected to break attendance record

    When Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte square off Saturday for the WBC world heavyweight title, more than the championship will be at stake, as officials expect 94,000-plus to attend sold-out Wembley Stadium in London. That number would make it the most attended boxing event this century, the biggest boxing audience since 1993 and the largest […]

  • Old sparring partners Tyson Fury, Dillian Whyte ready for title bout

    The tall order that comes with defeating Tyson Fury doesn’t end with figuring out his 6-foot-9 frame and 85-inch reach. Cracking the code to dethrone the reigning heavyweight champion also requires outclassing a fighter blessed with solid boxing skills for a man his size. And if that is solved, Fury opponents, at some point in […]