Feature • Premium Founder and CEO of Relativity Media Ryan Kavanaugh (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Art of Elysium) Ryan Kavanaugh is the driving force behind Triller, the new-fangled boxing platform that is getting right up the noses of boxing fans. Here, in conversation with Craig Scott, Kavanaugh admits he understands that hardcore demographic’s
Saturday night’s Triller Fight Club main event between 58-year-old Evander Holyfield and 44-year-old Vitor Belfort will be licensed, as the Florida Athletic Commission have sanctioned the fight. This was expected, as BoxRec had been listing the fight proper — which they have not been doing for exhibitions such as, for instance, Mike Tyson vs Roy
Editor’s letter • Premium WHERE to start? Do we open with the adverse drugs test and the subsequent failure of the system to act upon it, or should we talk about a whole fight card being moved from one US state to another to allow a 58-year-old man with a long history of absorbing punches
Shawn Porter became WBC Welterweight World Champion Saturday night as he earned a narrow unanimous decision victory over Danny Garcia in a hotly contested fight live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™, in an event presented by Premier Boxing Champions. All three judges scored the fight in favor of Porter (116-112,
Tyson Fury speaks to BT Sport a month out from his huge trilogy fight against Deontay Wilder on October 9 in Las Vegas. Watch the fight only on BT Sport Box Office on October 9. Subscribe to BT Sport Boxing on YouTube ➡️ http://www.youtube.com/c/btsportboxing Follow BT Sport Boxing on Twitter ➡️ http://twitter.com/btsportboxing Join our BT
Juan Manuel Lopez has returned home after posting bond following multiple domestic violence charges. The former two-division titlist was formally charged with seven total counts of aggravated assault and physical and psychological abuse, stemming from four alleged incidents of gender violence against Andrea Ojeda Cruz, the boxer’s ex-girlfriend who recently went public with her accusations.
Posted on 09/08/2021 By: Hans Themistode The days of calling Conor Benn a welterweight prospect are long gone, at least in the British native’s opinion. The 24-year-old continued his climb up the 147-pound ranks with a one-sided win against Adrian Granados. The two clashed at Headingley Rugby League Stadium, in Leeds UK, this past Saturday
At the risk of losing what little cred I possess on this website, I didn’t actually get into MMA until after Tito Ortiz’s glory years. The first event I ever watched, as a 17-year-old dweebus on Christmas break who asked my dad to buy the PPV, was UFC 108 on January 1st, 2010; at the
WBC super featherweight world champion Oscar Valdez, born in Nogales, Mexico and raised in Tucson, Arizona, is ready for his sold-out homecoming. (photos by Mikey Williams) Valdez authored a Knockout of the Year contender over Miguel Berchelt in February and will attempt to successfully defend his title for the first time against unbeaten Brazilian Olympic
Posted on 09/08/2021 By: Hans Themistode Tyson Fury has grown tired of sitting sequestered on the sidelines. The WBC/Ring Magazine heavyweight titlist is currently on the verge of ending a year and a half of inactivity as he’s set to take on Deontay Wilder on October 9th, at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
9:08 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Brandon Figueroa has tested positive for COVID-19 and his 122-pound title unification with Stephen Fulton, set for Sept. 18 in Las Vegas, has been postponed, the boxer announced Tuesday on Instagram. The PBC on Showtime main event will be rescheduled along with the rest of the card, sources told ESPN.
Amidst the fallout of Oscar Valdez testing positive for banned substance phentermine, despite him still being allowed to defend his WBC world title against Robson Conceicao, Valdez talks with ESPN’s Mark Kriegel about how he tested dirty and why he still considers himself a clean fighter. Valdez on how he tested positive for banned diuretic
News Just when you thought the Triller tragedy on September 11 couldn’t get any weirder, Donald Trump declares he will be commentating on the ‘action’, writes Elliot Worsell THE abomination that is the September 11 ‘boxing’ event in Florida, headlined by Evander Holyfield vs Vitor Belfort, continues to sink to even greater lows the closer
Premium • Preview Dan Mullan/Getty Images Eggington takes on potential banana skin Jkitou in Coventry on Channel 5, writes Matt Bozeat WHO knows, after nine years and 37 fights, maybe we haven’t seen the best of Sam “The Savage” Eggington yet. According to manager and trainer Jon Pegg, the trade have been waiting for his
Angel ‘Tito’ Acosta didn’t imagine it would take this long to land his next title fight, though understands that everything happens for a reason. Quite a lot has happened in the two-plus year period since the rangy knockout artist from San Juan, Puerto Rico last held the WBO junior flyweight title. Acosta has since moved
Posted on 09/07/2021 By: Sean Crose Sometimes the truth really is stranger than fiction. First, fans became very interested in novelty fights, including those featuring over the hill greats. Then, iconic fighter Oscar De La Hoya came out of retirement to face former MMA great Vitor Belfort, only to drop out due to Covid. Then,
7:48 AM ET Katie Taylor and Amanda Serrano shined in recent unanimous decision wins, and each of them solidified her spot in the ESPN women’s pound-for-pound rankings. Taylor (19-0, 6 KOs), 35, of Bray, Ireland, defended her lightweight undisputed championship with a dominating victory over Jennifer Han (18-4-1, 1KO) on Sept. 4 in Leeds, England.
Feature • Premium Gennady Golovkin (Al Bello/Getty Images) ‘GGG’ reinforced the view that he was the best middleweight in the world when he fought Curtis Stevens at Madison Square Garden TIMES SQUARE in New York City is often referred to as “the crossroads of the world.” On November 2, 2013, the crossroads moved nine blocks