Fighting

Pacquiao vs. Matthysse Results: Winner, Scorecard Recap and Prize-Money Split

Manny Pacquiao defeated Lucas Matthysse via seventh-round technical knockout at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Sunday to capture the WBA welterweight title and improve to 60-7-2 lifetime.<p>The win was Pacquiao's first by stoppage since he downed Miguel Cotto via TKO in 2009, and it …

Boxing

Manny Pacquiao takes WBA welterweight title with TKO win vs. Lucas Matthysse

Manny Pacquiao is a champion again.<p>The boxing legend picked up his 60th career win and the WBA welterweight title by defeating Lucas Matthysse via TKO – his first stoppage win since 2009 – in Malaysia on Sunday.<p>The fight was Pacquiao's first since his July 2017 decision loss to Jeff Horn in Horn's …

Boxing

Dominick Cruz: Daniel Cormier set up a ‘trap’ to knock out Stipe Miocic at UFC 226

For Daniel Cormier to take the heavyweight championship from Stipe Miocic, he had to give up something first.<p>“DC” added the heavyweight title to his …

Martial Arts

Colby Covington Just Dropped The Fiercest Twitter Diss On Nick Diaz

The Colby Covington show has been on a bit of a hiatus since the controversial fighter won the UFC interim welterweight belt at UFC 225 last month - …

MMA & UFC

Niko Price’s hammerfist KO from his back is one of the craziest endings in UFC history

The highlight of Saturday night’s UFC Fight Night: Dos Santos vs. Ivanov card was by far the unexpected knockout win by welterweight Niko Price, as …

MMA & UFC

Pinned UFC star punches his way to stunning, brutal win

UFC star Niko Price knocked out Randy Brown with a ridiculous flurry of brutal punches Saturday night — all while pinned to the octagon floor.<p>The …

Martial Arts

Jon Jones expresses interest in grappling match, quickly gets called out by Dillon Danis

Jon Jones, who is currently awaiting his sentencing from USADA and his hoping to return to the UFC’s Octagon in the near future, is interested in …

Martial Arts

Sage Northcutt KO’s Zak Ottow | HIGHLIGHT| UFC FIGHT NIGHT

Sage Northcutt KO's Zak Ottow with a series of hammer fists to the head in the second round in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night Boise, Idaho

MMA & UFC

Horn quick to suggest rematch after Pacquiao's title win

His performance against Matthysse was a welcome return to form for Pacquiao, even if his opponent wasn't among the elite fighters of the division. It …

Boxing

The Weekly Grind: Conor McGregor hangs out with Migos, Georges St-Pierre gets choked out by Chuck Norris

The life of a professional fighter isn’t all glitz and glamour.<p>As if getting punched, kicked, kneed, choked and twisted into a pretzel on a regular …

MMA & UFC

Neymar Being 'Honoured' at Wimbledon

Man's even getting trolled by tennis players 😂

Soccer

Cris Cyborg: Amanda Nunes Fight ‘Will Be My Last In The UFC’

Cris Cyborg is not happy about the timing of a proposed champion vs. champion superfight with Amanda Nunes. We mentioned this earlier in the weekend …

MMA & UFC

Highlights: Former Bellator Champ Melts Opponent With Insane Spinning Kick

While much of the mixed martial arts (MMA) world was focused on the UFC’s Idaho debut from Boise last night (Sat., July 14, 2018), Bellator was …

MMA & UFC

SA’s Moruti Mthalane clinches IBF flyweight title in Malaysia

CAPE TOWN – Moruti Mthalane pulled out all the stops in the final round to make sure of winning the IBF flyweight title for the second time in his …

Sport (South Africa)

Pacquiao lands TKO win in return fight

Manny Pacquiao uses three knock downs of Lucas Matthysse for the TKO victory in the seventh round, his first win in over a year.

Boxing

Here’s a Conor McGregor and Vladimir Putin fanboying out at the World Cup

In case you weren’t aware, both Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov found themselves in Moscow, Russia on Sunday for the World Cup final between …

MMA & UFC

EDITORIAL - The next generation

In seven rounds, Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao regained his glory, taking the world welterweight title from Argentina’s Lucas Matthysse by …

Boxing

Fielding stops Zeuge to win WBA super middleweight belt

OFFENBURG, Germany (AP) — Rocky Fielding of England stopped the previously unbeaten Tyron Zeuge in the fifth round to take the German's WBA super middleweight belt by technical knockout on Saturday.<p>It's the 30-year-old Fielding's first world title.<p>Zeuge appeared to be in trouble after a barrage of …

Boxing

Tyson Fury promises to drop showboat antics and be 'all business' in Belfast against Francesco Pianeta on August 18

TYSON FURY has promised to drop the “showboating” and return to being “all business” next month against Francesco Pianeta.<p>The Gypsy King continues …

Boxing

Boxing schedule for 2018 highlighted Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez rematch

Things keep on rolling after a strong start to the year in the boxing world<p>Business is booming for boxing so far this year. After a trio of greats …

Sports

UFC Boise: 10 things we learned last night

Recapping the biggest takeaways and talking points from UFC Boise, featuring a heavyweight fight between Junior dos Santos vs. Blagoy Ivanov.<p>Even …

MMA & UFC

Out of the Cage: Chuck Norris Chokes Out Georges St-Pierre

After a lifetime of waiting, former UFC welterweight and middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre was recently choked out by one of his idols, Chuck …

Martial Arts

Trading Shots: And then came the week in which the phrase 'Eskimo brothers' entered the MMA lexicon...

<i>How did we get from talking about kickboxers in MMA to throwing around truly awful terms like “Eskimo brothers,” all inside of one week? That’s MMA</i> …

MMA & UFC

Round 3: Pacquiao, 10-8 thanks to a clean knockdown on that uppercut. Manny is dominating through three.

Round 3: Pacquiao, 10-8 thanks to a clean knockdown on that uppercut. Manny is dominating through three.<p>Dan Rafael, ESPN Senior Writer23h ago

Boxing

The Statistical Star of UFC Boise: Cat Zingano

July 14, 2018; Boise, ID, USA; Cat Zingano (red gloves) fights Marion Reneau (blue gloves) during UFC Fight Night at CenturyLink Arena. Mandatory …

Martial Arts

Security! McGregor And Khabib Are Both At The World Cup Final In Russia

Keep an eye open for Conor and Khabib as France takes on Croatia at the 2018 World Cup Finals in Moscow, Russia.Hide your hand trucks and make sure …

MMA & UFC

Manny Pacquiao wins 60th career fight with seventh-round knockout of Lucas Matthysse in Malaysia

Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao has clinched his 60th victory with a seventh-round knockout of Argentinian Lucas Matthysse, his first stoppage in nine years.<p>Pacquiao, 39, said his "convincing victory" in the World Boxing Association welterweight title fight, his 12th championship win, showed …

Boxing

Five powerful words: Sage Northcutt shines in Boise

Saturday’s UFC’s Fight Night card in Boise was perhaps the greatest assembly of easy-to-get along-with fighters ever constructed, many of whom were …

MMA & UFC

Pacquiao stops Matthysse for 1st KO since '09

4:29 AM GMT<p>2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism<br>• ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005<br>• Five years at USA Today<p>Questions …

Boxing

Eagles Fans Still Partying 😂

Philly had a block party so they could rewatch their Super Bowl win

Boxing