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DUSSELDORF – With the weigh-in now complete, alphabet champion Wladimir Klitschko and challenger Tyson Fury head into Saturday night’s showdown in Dusseldorf ready for action. Klitschko is the odds on favorite. Final weights are as follows: Wladimir Klitschko – 17 stones 7 pounds Tyson Fury: – 17 stones 8 pounds
LAS VEGAS – During the Miguel Cotto vs Canelo Alvarez fight weekend, the now former WBA super middleweight champion Andre Ward sat down at length with select media for what he deemed a “real” conversation. In this video, part two of our recording, Ward discusses the decision by media to vilify him for his choice to stand up for what he believes in (the contractual dispute with the late Dan Goossen).
MULTIPLE PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS EVENTS ADDED TO FOX BROADCAST LINEUP UNDEFEATED DANNY GARCIA FACES FORMER WORLD CHAMPION ROBERT GUERRERO ON SATURDAY, JANUARY 23 LIVE FROM STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES Tickets On Sale Today! LOS ANGELES – FOX Sports expands its existing media rights agreement for Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) with multiple primetime Saturday evening bouts on the FOX broadcast network and FOX Deportes in 2016. PBC on FOX debuts Saturday, January 23 (8:00 PM ET) with an action-packed two-hour show headlined by one of the most exciting undefeated fighters in boxing, Danny “Swift” Garcia (31-0, 18 KOs), facing former three-division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (33-3-1, 18 KOs), live from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles. That bout, along with others to be announced, airs on the broadcast network…
LAS VEGAS – HOF trainer Freddy Roach (trainer of Miguel Cotto) addresses the media following Cotto’s loss. Cotto opted not to appear. During his address he says he feels Cotto won the fight, they deserve a rematch and his believe that Miguel Cotto will bounce back.
LAS VEGAS – At the conclusion of Saturday night’s Cotto vs Canelo pay-per-view fight, where Canelo Alvarez emerged the victor, promoter Oscar De La Hoya announces that Canelo will fight next in May and again in September. Dates previously held by Floyd Mayweather. Who will he fight?
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The ever changing landscape of MMA shifted again. Instead of an injury causing shift, it appears this new movie was the result of lack of effort. According to a report by Ariel Helwani, WSOF lightweight challenger Brian Cobb has been released from the promotional outfit. After consecutive withdrawals, with no real reason given, WSOF likely grew tired of his antics and cut the cord. Cobb last fought on June 14, 2013 at WSOF 3 against current WSOF lightweight champion Justin Gaethje.
All good things come to an end at some point and for Ronda Rousey her UFC title reign came to a thudding end at UFC 193 at the hands of Holly Holm. To say Holly Holm’s second round head kick win over Ronda Rousey was an upset is putting it mildly. But what the most shocking is how the fight played out. Rousey tried, as she has in ever fight, pushing forward and imposing her will on Holm but what she wasn’t ready for was the straight left from Holm that found its target early and possibly broke her nose in the opening round. Using movement and footwork, Holm forced Ronda to chase her…
AUSTRALIA – If there was no love loss between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm, there’s less than zero now. So negative love? Is that such a thing? At Friday’s weigh-in, ahead of UFC 193, the main event combatants engaged in a little scuffle prior to the obligatory pose off. According to Rousey, Holm touched her face, an act of disrespect, inciting her to anger. Once they were separated, Holm appeared to be calm and collected during an interview while Rousey was clearly upset and considerably more vocal with her disgust for her opponent. Hype for the fight or just dislike? You be the judge. Photo courtesy Esther Lin.