The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship, sent the packed Jakarta Convention Center crowd into a frenzy with heart-thumping world-class mixed martial arts action.
Benson Henderson (24-6) earned his first victory since joining the Bellator MMA fray at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., Friday night. A faulty kick by Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (25-4) led to a leg injury, forcing him to forfeit the loss two minutes and 26 seconds into the second round.
After originally being slated to compete against one another at “Bellator 151” and “Bellator 158,” Michael “Venom” Page (11-0) has once again been booked to fight Fernando Gonzalez (25-13), this time on November 19 at SAP Center in Bellator MMA’s stomping grounds of San Jose, Calif.
Bellator MMA is elated to formally announce the signing of mixed martial arts superstar Rory MacDonald to an exclusive, multi-year, multi-fight contract with the Scott Coker-led promotion, making “Red King” the latest in a long line of blockbuster acquisitions for Bellator MMA.
UFC announced Thursday that it has made a financial contribution to Special Olympics British Columbia through its corporate social responsibility initiative, We Are All Fighters.
Invicta Fighting Championships today announced the eight-fight card for Invicta FC 19, the organization’s return to Scottish Rite Temple – the nationally recognized historic landmark – in Kansas City, Mo. on Friday, Sept. 23.
The official weigh-ins for “Bellator 160: Henderson vs. Pitbull” took place this afternoon in front of a loud and excited crowd just outside of the Honda Center in Anaheim.
Ricky Burns will defend his WBA World Super-Lightweight title against Kiryl Relikh at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on Friday, October 7.
Former multiple division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero and Argentine slugger David Emanuel “El Pirata” Peralta went face-to-face Thursday at the final press conference before they enter the ring Saturday night in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on Spike from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.
As fight night approaches, here is what the stars of UFC Fight Night Vancouver: Maia vs. Condit have to say about Saturday night’s bouts:
Cage Warriors Fighting Championship will crown a new CWFC featherweight world champion at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England, on Saturday September 10.
Tyron Zeuge (18-0-1, 10 KOs) is set to renew his rivalry with Giovanni De Carolis (24-6-1, 12 KOs) on November 5 in a WBA World Super Middleweight title rematch at the MBS Arena in Potsdam, Germany.
WBA Lightweight World Champion Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla (31-4-3, 13 KOs), and WBC Lightweight World Champion Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (40-3, 27 KOs), hosted a press conference today at Hotel Football in Old Trafford, to formally announce the blockbuster world championship unification fight for the WBA and WBC Diamond World and Ring Magazine Lightweight Championships at the Manchester Arena on September 24, 2016.
Fighters competing on Saturday’s Premier Boxing Champions on Spike card took part in a media workout Wednesday to officially begin fight week for the back-to-back nights of combat sport action.
World Series of Fighting (www.WSOF.com) announced today that it has signed seasoned, heavyweight Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) star and former NCAA Division I wrestling sensation Jared “The Big Show” Rosholt (14-3) to an exclusive, multi-fight promotional agreement.
On August 8th 2016, Rafaela Silva made the public of the Carioca Arena 2 erupt along with all the Brazilian people as she won the Olympic title in the -57kg.
Undefeated Caleb “Sweet Hands” Plant (14-0, 10 KOs) dropped and dominated Colombia’s Juan De Angel (18-5-1, 17 KOs) on his way to a unanimous decision victory Tuesday night in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions.
“Today, Golden Boy Promotions and Luis Ortiz amicably parted ways,” said Stefan Friedman, spokesperson for Golden Boy Promotions.
Alaska Fighting Championship (AFC) has struck a deal with UFC Fight Pass to live stream future AFC fight cards on the UFC digital streaming platform.
In this video, Wilder discusses how his recover is going, when he plans to return to the ring and who he wants to face upon his return. Could we see a mega-fight between Wilder and Tyson Fury or Anthony Joshua early in 2017? Only time will tell.
Conor McGregor doesn’t yet have the right to put himself anywhere near Muhammad Ali in terms of achievement, fame, or cultural importance, but in one way they’re similar. Ali could move from clownish, to endearing, to infuriating and then back to riveting as the situation called for and McGregor is the same way.
Dereck Chisora (25-6, 17 KOs) returns to the ring on September 10 with an eight-round contest against Drazan Janjanin (13-7, 12 KOs) at the Hovet in Stockholm.
Following its highest-viewed live event of the year on July 30, World Series of Fighting announced today that it has pegged new dates to its four remaining 2016 events.
Below are full weigh-in results for Tuesday’s edition of Premier Boxing Champions from Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, presented by King’s Boxing Promotions.
On Mexican Independence Day Weekend, Saturday, September 17, 2016 former two-division world champion and Mexican superstar, Canelo Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) and WBO Junior Middleweight World Champion Liam “Beefy” Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) will face off in a world championship showdown at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
What made you decide to go to Texas for this fight? What does it mean for Canelo to fight at the home of the Dallas Cowboys? What’s it like working with Jerry Jones?
Team Canada’s Junior squad grabbed two silver and one bronze medal today, on the final day of Junior European Cup in Ploiesti, Romania. Judokas Emily Burt, (Under 63 kg) and Mina Coulombe, (Under 78 kg) each earned places on the second step of the podium, while Louis Krieber-Gagnon (Under 90 kg) earned bronze in his weight category.
Below are full weigh-in results for Sunday’s edition of Premier Boxing Champions from Ford Amphitheatre in Coney Island, New York, presented by DiBella Entertainment.
Below are full results for UFC 202 from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Undefeated heavyweight prospect Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller won by third-round TKO over veteran Fred Kassi in the ShoBox: The New Generation main event
While Miletich was away for his race, Bas Rutten filled in alongside “The Voice” Michael Schiavello on Resurrection Fighting Alliance 42. The night’s action featured three stunning submissions highlighted by a high-kick-rear-naked-choke combination by Steve Gruber (6-3).
Undefeated brawlers and longtime rivals Heather “The Heat” Hardy and Shelly “Shelito’s Way” Vincent hosted a media workout at Gleason’s Gym in Brooklyn Friday as they near their long anticipated showdown featured on Sunday, August 21 from Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn.