Fighting

MMA Fighter KOs Foe with Capoeira-Style Kick to Face in His Amateur Debut

Amateur debuts almost always go unnoticed, but when you make a successful debut with a Knockout of the Year contender, the result tends to make a little noise.<p>Ollie Flint made his introduction to MMA at Shock N' Awe 26 in Portsmouth, England, on November 4 against Aaron Gray. After some …

UFC

This is how Anthony Joshua flies in private jets, wears a £350,000 watch, and drives expensive Jaguars without spending a penny

• <b>Anthony Joshua appears to live a lifestyle that fans expect of a world heavyweight champion.</b>• <b><br>But the private jets, £350,000 watches, and expensive Jaguar cars are gifts from his commercial partners — he doesn't spend a penny.</b>• <b><br>Away from fighting, Joshua's company AJ Boxing and Commercial makes money</b> …

Boxing

Joanna Jedrzejczyk says she will get immediate rematch with Rose Namajunas

Joanna Jedrzejczyk says that the UFC has promised that her next fight will be a rematch with new strawweight champion Rose Namajunas.<p>UFC strawweight …

UFC

'I'm still a boxer!': Amir Khan explains why he decided to enter the jungle on I'm a Celebrity over ring return - Mirror Online

Amir Khan has revealed he intends to train while out in the jungle on I'm a Celebrity and that he is "still a boxer."<p>The former world champion has …

Boxing

Report | GSP-Bisping Becomes Most Viewed UFC PPV Of 2017

The November 4 bout between <b>Georges St-Pierre</b> and <b>Michael Bisping</b> that headlined UFC 217 drew an early estimate of 875,000 pay-per-view buys in North …

UFC

Quick turnaround for Bisping is a Black Eye on UFC

On November 4, Michael Bisping was battered.<p>The then UFC middleweight champion entered the cage against longtime welterweight king Georges St. Pierre …

UFC

Don't feel bad for laughing at Junior Albini's diaper look – he's doing the same thing

You might be disappointed to find out that wearing a Reebok diaper to the octagon wasn’t part of some genius marketing plot by Junior Albini – also …

UFC

7 Rematches the UFC Has to Book in 2018

Sometimes seeing a fight happen one time just isn’t enough.<p>It’s as though, the second a hand is raised and Bruce Buffer theatrically crows that one party is the winner, the very fiber of your being knows that you have to see it again.<p>2017 hasn’t given UFC fans so many of these moments. There have …

UFC

Report: Moraes fills in for Yahya to face Sterling at UFC Fresno

Marlon Moraes wanted Jimmie Rivera. He got Aljamain Sterling.<p>The Brazilian has stepped up to face his fellow bantamweight in an injured Rani Yahya's …

UFC

Joe Rogan Apologises To Ariel Helwani After Accidentally Stealing His Podcast Name

<b>Joe Rogan has apologised to Ariel Helwani for giving his new MMA podcast the same name as the famous MMA journalist’s show.</b><p>Joe Rogan runs one of the …

UFC

Cat Zingano Is Finally Returning To The UFC's Octagon

If you’ve followed women’s MMA, you’re familiar with Cat Zingano. She owns wins over Amanda Nunes, Miesha Tate, and Raquel Pennington.<p>At one time, she was considered a strong contender and potential challenger for Ronda Rousey. She got that opportunity, but unfortunately for her, a silly approach …

UFC

Jorge Linares demonstrates boxing fundamentals

Ring generalship, head movement, and balance all represent some of the more overlooked details to the discipline of boxing — at least to a casual …

Boxing

Congressman to UFC, Bellator: You 'need to move to a real league system' if you don’t want Ali Act expanded

Last week a subcommittee hearing entitled "Perspectives in Mixed Martial Arts" was held by the Energy and Commerce Committee in the House of …

UFC

Midnight Mania! Woodley signed contract to fight "scared" Diaz

Welcome to Midnight Mania!<p>Tyron Woodley is serious about this Nate Diaz fight. He appeared on TMZ’s “The Hollywood Beatdown” to express his feelings …

UFC

It's a knockout: Larry Holmes on Muhammad Ali's fighting spirit

<i>As a new watch commemorating Muhammad Ali is released, Larry Holmes, the champion who once beat him - describes what it was like to spar with the icon.</i><p>I’m one of the few people ever to beat Ali, and what people always want to know is how that felt. The answer is: not good at all. He was my friend, …

Boxing

Conor McGregor’s coach sets timetable for his return to the UFC

Conor McGregor’s head coach John Kavanagh speaks of McGregor’s return to the octagon.<p>Whether he is inside the cage, inside the boxing ring, or simply …

UFC

Claudia Gadelha releases raunchy teaser from new photo shoot

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha has released a sexy new teaser from a recent photo shoot.<p>The 28-year-old announced her hiatus from MMA competition in …

UFC

Duane Ludwig: T.J. Dillashaw can make 125 and beat Demetrious Johnson

Few people work closer with T.J. Dillashaw than coach Duane Ludwig, and “Bang” sees little in the way of the UFC bantamweight champion becoming the …

UFC

Now a Promoter, Evander Holyfield Tries to Find the Next Real Deal

Evander Holyfield — the former four-time heavyweight champion and two-time conqueror of Mike Tyson who amassed hundreds of millions of dollars in his boxing career — went to the closet in a hotel room across from Kennedy Airport on Wednesday afternoon and retrieved an iron and ironing board.<p>He went …

Sports

UFC champion Cris Cyborg signs new deal with promotion

Not only does Cris Cyborg have her first UFC title defense coming up next month, she has a new deal to go with it.<p>Cyborg, the women’s featherweight …

UFC

I can knock Joshua out - Parker

3:45 PM GMT<p>WBO heavyweight champion Jospeh Parker is still hopeful of a showdown with Anthony Joshua in 2018 and has challenged his fellow world …

Boxing

Floyd Mayweather Hey, Keyshia Cole ... Hit Me With Da 'Cheating' Song!!!

<b>Floyd Mayweather</b>'s obviously into some awesome classics ... and <b>Keyshia Cole</b> more than delivered.<p>Floyd was out at Seventeen Lounge Wednesday night in …

Keyshia Cole

Mutante: This Fake A—hole Is Copying McGregor

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender Paulo Costa is the toast of the middleweight town these days, thanks to his technical …

MMA & UFC

Report: Chandler to face Yamauchi at Bellator 192

Michael Chandler's designs on reclaiming the title he unceremoniously lost this summer will have to wait.<p>After a freak injury cost him the Bellator …

UFC

What channel is Carl Frampton vs Horacio Garcia on? Live stream, TV information and more ahead of Belfast clash - Mirror Online

Carl Frampton returns to the ring after defeat to Leo Santa Cruz with a homecoming in Belfast against Horacio Garcia.<p>The Jackal had been scheduled to …

Boxing

'Let's do it Cinco de Mayo': Canelo agrees to long-awaited rematch with Golovkin for May 2018

The rematch is slated for the Mexican holiday of Cinco de Mayo in 2018.<p>The first fight ended in a controversial split-decision draw.<p>According to …

Boxing

WATCH: MTGP Presents Lion Fight 39 Weigh-Ins

Tomorrow Muay Thai Grand Prix and Lion Fight make their first joint venture into the realm of promoting with MTGP Presents Lion Fight 39. The event, …

MMA & UFC

Wilder calls out Joshua again for big heavyweight fight

Deontay Wilder can't wait to get Anthony Joshua into the ring.<p>He's just not sure when it's going to happen.<p>"I just want to prove who is the best, …

Sports

Max Holloway is Dropping a Must-See Shirt Inspired by Tupac

It is what it is! Dropping soon! @moskova pic.twitter.com/cCliKDFnfA<p>— Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA) November 17, 2017<p>Fresh off the heels of the …

UFC

Warren warns Frampton against distractions

Boxing promoter Frank Warren is warning Carl Frampton not to take his eye off the ball ahead of their first fight together.<p>Frampton will face Mexican Horacio Garcia in his first fight since switching to Warren's promotional stable.<p>"It's important to win in style but more important is not to take …

Boxing