John Pollock and Wai Ting review Raw in Pittsburgh, the formation of the “League of Nations” as the new top heel faction, Roman Reigns gets a shot at the WWE title, Sheamus 5:15, an appearance by Tommy Dreamer, Ric Flair corners Charlotte and more on this week’s show.
A drawing to determine the tournament brackets and first stage matchups for the RIZIN FIGHTING GRAND-PRIX 2015 eight-man, heavyweight tournament that will take place over the course of two days – December 29 and December 31 – and will award its winner a grand prize of $300,000, was held today in Tokyo.
Listen to the media call with the main event headliners of UFC Fight Night: Namajunas vs. VanZant and The Ultimate Fighter Finale: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber from Monday, November 30.
Rose Namajunas finished Kathina Catron via flying armbar at Invicta FC 5. Don’t miss Namajunas against Paige Vanzant at UFC Fight Night Las Vegas on Dec. 10 LIVE on Fight Network.
Chris Weidman shocked the world and dethroned Anderson Silva’s long reign over the middleweight division at UFC 162. Don’t miss Weidman vs Rockhold at UFC 194 on Dec. 12.
Luke Rockhold’s most recent win over Lyoto Machida ultimately resulted in his title shot against Chris Weidman at UFC 194 on Dec. 12.
Detroit’s Isiah Thomas (15-0, 6 KOs) and Russia’s Murat “Iron” Gassiev (22-0, 16 KOs) will meet in a 12-round battle of undefeated cruiserweights as the co-main event of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC)on Spike Friday, December 18 from the Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.
Five-time, two-division world champion Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley will attend the 29th annual Ring 8 Holiday Event and Awards Ceremony, Sunday afternoon (12:30-5:30 p.m. ET), December 13, at Russo’s On The Bay in Howard Beach, New York. Bradley will receive his award as the 2015 Ring 8 Fighter of the Year.
Raw is in Pittsburgh tonight and Ric Flair is expected to be on the show, The LAW from Sunday, Matt Hardy stitched up, latest Tag League results, Strong vs. Zack Sabre Jr., ROH Final Battle pre-show match and more.
Although the fight is still two months away, there was already tension between unified light heavyweight title holder Sergey Kovalev and former world champion Jean Pascal at Monday’s press conference held at Bell Centre’s La Cage – Brasserie Sportive
Fight Network recaps KSW 33 featuring Mamed Khalidov taking the middleweight title from Michal Materla, Karl Bedorf retaining his heavyweight title over Michal Kita, Artur Sowinski claiming the vacant lightweight title, Aziz Karaoglu stopping Maiquel Falcao and more.
Fight Network’s John Ramdeen, John Pollock and Robin Black bring us the latest including a recap of UFC Fight Night Seoul: Alberto Mina’s close split decision win over Yoshihiro Akiyama, Benson Henderson completes final fight on UFC contract with win over Jorge Masvidal and more on Newsmakers.
The Tommy Toe Hold Show had a special Robin Black breakdown segment. Take a look!
Building upon the success of GLORY 25 Milan, the world’s premier kickboxing league will once again be carried on ESPN networks for its second straight show in as many months.
Fidel “The Atrisco Kid” Maldonado Jr. (20-3, 17 KOs) of Albuquerque, New Mexico, signed a multi-year multi-fight promotion contract with Golden Boy Promotions today. Fresh off a victory against Lowell Brownfield in September, Maldonado Jr. is ready to continue on his journey to championship glory.
Jason Agnew and Dan Lovranski speak with Wrestling Observer Newsletter’s Dave Meltzer to discuss the latest injury updates on Randy Orton, Cesaro, Sami Zayn and AJ Styles; Kurt Angle’s future in pro wrestling; the first week of Sheamus as WWE Champion; Brock Lesnar’s potential role at WrestleMania 32 and more.
December will be yet another busy month for Star Boxing president Joe DeGuardia as he closes out 2015 with a flourish. Highlighting the season-ending flurry will be a quartet of powerful pugilists – Chris Algieri, Yunieski Gonzalez, Joshua Clottey and Joe Smith, Jr. – returning to the ring, and Promoter of the Year accolades from Ring 8.
Undefeated Forestville, Maryland super lightweight Mykal “The Professor” Fox (7-0, two KOs) will face his toughest challenge to date when he faces Adam “Bad Boy” Maté (18-6, 11 KOs) of Sopron, Hungary on Friday December 4 at the historic Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland.
King of the Cage is proud to announce that Black Bear Casino Resort has extended its agreement with KOTC for a two year, nine fight deal. Black Bear Casino Resort in Carlton, Minnesota is one of the most prestigious and well known properties in the region.
Undefeated Irish Australian, Dennis “Hurricane” Hogan (22-0-1, 7 KOs) says he’s ready to make the most of his opportunity against defending interim WBA World Light Middleweight Champion “Golden Jack” Culcay.
European super-lightweight title challenger Lenny Daws has warned Spain’s Ruben Nieto to expect a hostile reception from his Carshalton fans when the pair lock horns this Saturday night (December 5) at the Westcroft Leisure Centre, live on Channel 5.
James DeGale MBE says he wants to take the WBC World Super-Middleweight title from Badou Jack after successfully defending his IBF crown against Lucian Bute in Quebec on Saturday night.
Full PBC on NBC: Charlo vs. Campfort highlights from Nov. 28, 2015 including Errol Spence Jr. vs. Alejandro Barrera, John Molina Jr. vs. Jorge Romero, Ryan Karl vs. Ken Alvarez and Erickson Lubin vs. Alexis Camacho.
Georgi is a smart fighter who recognizes his sweet spot, the ability to lock in a guillotine from any position. Jimmy Smith explains that the threat of the technique should leave every opponent weary when going for a takedown.
Bellator MMA visits American Top Team to see the training methods of lightweight champion Will Brooks and featherweight champion Daniel Straus.
The rangy fighter can throw strikes from all angles and has become a contender very quickly. Jimmy Smith explains that Derek “The Barbaric” Anderson is one to watch in the lightweight division.
In front of a big crowd at the Dartmouth Sportsplex in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, local hero Tyson Cave secured the World Boxing Union (WBU) Super Bantamweight World Championship with a sensational second round knockout of tough late replacement Walter Rojas (24 wins 23 by way of KO and 7 losses).
Bob Backlund joins The LAW tonight to chat his lengthy career and WWWF title run, Raw in Pittsburgh, A.J. Styles dealing with back injury, Tag League update, full rundown of the UFC card from Seoul, South Korea and more.
Tyson Fury is interviewed in the ring following his victory over Wladimir Klitschko.
Highlights from James DeGale’s unanimous decision victory and first defense of his IBF Super Middleweight World Title against former champ Lucian Bute on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING.
Adrian Granados defeats top prospect Amir Imam in an 8 round back-and-forth culminating with a stunning TKO finish at Showtime Championship Boxing: DeGale vs. Bute.
Benson Henderson had a lot to say in the Octagon after his split decision victory over Jorge Masvidal at UFC Fight Night Seoul. Hear what “Smooth” had to say backstage after the event.