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.
On August 20th Absolute Championship Berkut arrives in the Russian city of Penza for ‘ACB 42 – Battle on Sura’. This card is a mix of some of the promotions most promising talent, some of their major stars, a superb fight for the ACB Flyweight title and a fight headlined by one of Russia’s most promising fighters Musa Khamanaev.
As fight night approaches, here is what the stars of UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 had to say leading up to their Saturday night matchups.
M-1 Challenge welterweight Alexey Kunchenko will put his title belt and undefeated record on the line September 10 versus upset-minded challenger Maxim Grabovich, headlining M-1 Challenge 70 in Syktyvkar, Russia, M-1 Global has announced.
Undefeated contender Domonique Dolton (17-0-1, 9 KOs) will take on once-beaten super welterweight Justin DeLoach (15-1, 8 KOs) in the 10-round co-main event of Premier Boxing Champions: The Next Round on Bounce TV Friday, Sept.16 from The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
All fighters came in on weight today in anticipation of tomorrow night’s live broadcast of Resurrection Fighting Alliance 42 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT from Visalia Convention Center in Visalia, California.
Below are full weigh-in results for Friday’s edition of LA Fight Club from the Belasco Theatre in Los Angeles, California, presented by Golden Boy Promotions.
Undefeated rising star Errol “The Truth” Spence Jr. and once-beaten contender Leonard “The Lion” Bundu went face-to-face for the first time Thursday before they meet in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on NBC this Sunday, August 21 from Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn.
Just nine days before the highly anticipated “Bellator 160: Henderson vs. Pitbull” event on August 26 at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif., injuries sustained by main card fighters Henry Corrales and Lena Ovchynnikova have shaken things up a bit. Undefeated featherweight A.J. McKee (4-0) will now face Cody Walker (7-2), while Bubba Jenkins (11-2) and Georgi Karakhanyan (24-6-1) find themselves in a featherweight feature fight.
As fans from around the world get ready to descend on the home of the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas for the world championship showdown between former two-division world champion and Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) and current WBO Junior Middleweight World Champion, Liam “Beefy” Smith (23-0-1,13 KOs), Golden Boy Promotions today announced the Saturday, September 17 event will also feature three non-stop action fights as part of the HBO Pay-Per-View telecast
RIZIN FF announced today the addition of a featherweight matchup between former PRIDE FC and EliteXC star Charles “Krazy Horse” Bennett (29-30-2) and K-1 kickboxing KO artist Minoru Kimura (MMA: 0-0, Kickboxing: 21-6-1, 15 KO’s) to the federation’s already stacked Grand Prix event in Tokyo on Sunday, Sept. 25.
Richard Commey (24-0, 22 KOs) will challenge Robert Easter Jr (17-0, 14 KOs) for the vacant IBF World Lightweight title on September 9 at the Santander Arena in Reading, Pennsylvania.
UFC Tonight hosts Kenny Florian and Daniel Cormier preview UFC 202: Diaz vs. McGregor 2 and interview headliners Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor. They also catch up with Anthony Johnson, Glover Teixeira and Donald Cerrone. Karyn Bryant adds reports.
BAMMA is pleased to announce that joining the BAMMA presenting team at BAMMA 26 is Valerie Wyndham, otherwise known as So Cal Val.
Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller is brash, outspoken and powerful. In the last year alone, he’s called out the entire heavyweight division, most notably world champions Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua. It’s Miller Time, “Big Baby” believes. Bring on anybody!
Coming off a successful July show, Invicta Fighting Championships today announced its return to Scottish Rite Temple – the nationally recognized historic landmark – in Kansas City, Mo. on Friday, Sept. 23.
Just one month after his successful title defense against Chris Arreola on July 16, WBC world heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (37-0, 36 KOs) is on the fast track to recovery following injuries suffered during the bout to his right hand and biceps.
The World Boxing Council released the following statement regarding WBC mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin’s positive test for Meldonium:
The largest sports media property in Asian history, ONE Championship, has just announced its collaboration with Tune Talk for the event ONE: Unbreakable Warriors which is set to take place at the Stadium Negara on 2 September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The Oscar De La Hoya Foundation hosted its 16th annual Golf Classic at the Lakeside Golf Club to raise funds for programs that will benefit the youth and community of East Los Angeles.
RIZIN FF, the combat sports federation headed by former PRIDE Fighting Championships boss Nobuyuki Sakakibara, today revealed at a press conference the matchups for the three women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) bouts slated for the highly-anticipated Grand Prix event in Tokyo on Sunday, Sept. 25.
Welterweights Thomas LaManna and Dusty Hernandez-Harrison will square off in a scheduled 10-round bout for the vacant USBA Welterweight title on Thursday, Sept. 15.
Undefeated featherweight contender Heather “The Heat” Hardy is ready to take center stage and she has garnered the praise of the sport’s top fighters as she prepares to take on longtime rival Shelly “Shelito’s Way” Vincent in Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN action Sunday, August 21 from Ford Amphitheater at Coney Island Boardwalk in Brooklyn.
GLORY, the world’s premier kickboxing league, today announced Parx Casino, the largest casino gaming complex in Pennsylvania, as the official weigh-in site for GLORY 33 New Jersey and GLORY 33 SuperFight Series.
The worlds best Jiu-jitsu players from across the globe are preparing to battle it out at the first leg of the Abu Dhabi Grand Slam.
The UAE Jiu-jitsu Federation (UAEJJF), the official authority for Jiu-jitsu in the United Arab Emirates, announces the return of the most prestigious Jiu-Jitsu championship series in the world: Abu Dhabi Grand Slam World Tour 2016-17.
Former multiple division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (33-4-1, 18 KOs) will bring his exciting style to the ring as he look to put on a show when he he headlines Premier Boxing Champions on Spike against Argentine slugger David Emanuel Peralta (25-2-1, 14 KOs) Saturday, August 27 from Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.
Tony Bellew will make his first defence of his WBC World Cruiserweight title against B.J Flores at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday October 15.
As one of the most highly anticipated rematches in UFC history approaches, featherweight champion Conor McGregor hosted a gym day for media in Las Vegas in advance of his grudge match with Nate Diaz.
On Episode 1 of UFC 202 Embedded, headliner Conor McGregor impresses at a gym day held for media, as rival Nate Diaz stocks up for fight week with his crew. In Florida, light heavyweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson finishes a final conditioning session in the gym; opponent Glover Teixeira takes on a similar task outdoors in Connecticut.