Conor McGregor is in “the final stages of negotiating a plea deal” related to charges stemming from his alleged actions at UFC 223’s media day in April, according to gossip site TMZ.
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Britain’s Anthony Joshua will defend his WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO heavyweight titles against Russian Alexander Povetkin at Wembley on Sept. 22, Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn announced on Monday.
Anthony Joshua has signed a deal to stage his next two bouts at Wembley stadium, the first in September and then next April, the 28-year-old announced via promotions company Matchroom Boxing.
Olympic boxing two-time gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez abandoned Cuba’s national team during a training camp in Mexico, the Cuban Sports Institute said on Thursday, the second major defection to hit the Communist-run country’s boxing squad this year.
World Boxing Council (WBC) heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder’s contract to fight unified world champion Anthony Joshua is “still live” and the bout could take place at Wembley in April next year, Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has said.
British heavyweight Anthony Joshua has been told by the World Boxing Association (WBA) to agree terms for a mandatory title defense against Russia’s Alexander Povetkin with “immediate effect” or risk losing his WBA title.
Irish mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor returned to court in New York on Thursday and expressed regret for his role in a melee at an April event to publicize a series of Ultimate Fighting Championship fights at a Brooklyn arena.
Saul Alvarez will face Kazakhstan’s world middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin in a rematch on Sept. 15, the Mexican boxer’s promoter Oscar De La Hoya.
Former world heavyweight champion David Haye announced his retirement from the sport on Tuesday following his defeat by Tony Bellew in May.
American Deontay Wilder has agreed terms to fight Anthony Joshua in Britain later this year in a bout that would crown the first undisputed heavyweight champion since 2000, ESPN reported on Monday.
The International Boxing Federation (IBF) has stripped Gennady Golovkin of his middleweight title after he failed to set up a mandatory defense against Ukrainian Sergiy Derevyanchenko.
Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has likened himself to a fish released into a river as he prepared for Saturday’s comeback fight in Manchester.
American boxer Floyd Mayweather’s blockbuster fight against Conor McGregor has pushed him back to the top of the Forbes list of best paid athletes for the fourth time in seven years.
Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev is “95 percent sure” that his fight against Briton Dillian Whyte, which will decide the challenger for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) world heavyweight title held by Anthony Joshua, will take place in Sofia.
Disney/ESPN will pay $1.5 billion over five years in its exclusive partnership with the UFC announced earlier this month, according to a Variety report on Wednesday morning.
Raquel Pennington had already lost the first four rounds against Amanda Nunes at UFC 224 and had had enough on Saturday night.
Ukraine’s Vasyl Lomachenko recovered from a flash knockdown to register a 10th round knockout of Jorge Linares to enhance his pound-for-pound reputation by claiming the World Boxing Association lightweight title in New York on Saturday.
Former Carolina Panthers and Dallas Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy is set to make his MMA debut as part of the “Dana White Tuesday Night Contender Series” in a heavyweight fight June 12.
Amanda Nunes didn’t look like the same fighter who steamrolled Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey in back-to-back 2016 fights. But she’s become an effective champion regardless.
Promotional giant Matchroom Boxing has partnered with Perform Group’s DAZN streaming service to show 16 U.S.-based fights a year over the course of an eight-year deal worth $1 billion, the British-based companies said on Thursday.
Anthony Joshua is unconvinced American Deontay Wilder’s team have the $50 million that they are offering for a title unification bout, the British boxer’s promoter Eddie Hearn has said.
Manny Pacquiao believes he has “a couple more fights” left in him before he retires, starting with his first contest for more than a year when he faces Argentine WBA welterweight world champion Lucas Matthysse in Kuala Lumpur this July.
Mexican Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Japan’s Kenichi Ogawa have been suspended for six months following hearings with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) after both boxers failed recent doping tests.
Canelo Alvarez will be suspended for six months after reaching an agreement with the Nevada State Athletic Commission over two failed drug tests from February.
Manny Pacquiao has not decided on the fate of his long-time American trainer Freddie Roach, the Filipino said as he prepares for his bout against Argentine welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse for the World Boxing Association (WBA) crown in July.
Heavyweight boxer David Nyika did more than just win his second Commonwealth Games gold medal on Saturday. He shut the parochial Australian crowd up.
Northern Ireland’s Commonwealth Games Council (NICGC) has said boxer Sean McComb was an “innocent victim” in a nightclub altercation at the Gold Coast and have asked police to review a fine given to the Belfast man.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship “failed miserably” in Japan because it was focused on blood and violence and did not create role models for Asian consumers, Chatri Sityodtong, the head of rival mixed martial arts promotion ONE Championship, has said.
Nurmagomedov claims first UFC title for Russia
New York police are investigating an incident in which UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor allegedly caused chaos at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center on Thursday by gatecrashing a media event ahead of UFC223 on Saturday.
After a series of plot twists befitting a Broadway theater, the UFC had hoped to finally bring clarity to its chaotic lightweight division with Saturday’s UFC 223 fight card in Brooklyn, but it will be overshadowed by the one man not on it – Conor McGregor.
America’s WBC heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder says he is willing to face Anthony Joshua in Britain in a fight for the undisputed crown.
Australian boxer Taylah Robertson has secured the first medal of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games — nine days before her first bout.
UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway will replace injured interim title-holder Tony Ferguson and take on Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title at UFC 223 in New York on Saturday, the promotion has announced.
Britain’s Anthony Joshua moved a step closer to becoming undisputed heavyweight champion of the world on Saturday after beating New Zealander Joseph Parker on a unanimous points decision in their title unification bout.
A leaner and lighter Anthony Joshua weighed in some six pounds heavier than Joseph Parker on Friday for the battle of the undefeated heavyweight world champions in Cardiff.
Joseph Parker went face to face with Anthony Joshua on Tuesday and said he had yet to decide how he was going to win the unification battle of the undefeated world heavyweight champions.
As someone who has practiced Thai boxing (Muay Thai) for 30 years, Chatri Sityodtong knows very well the challenges he faces as he tries to bring his version of Mixed Martial Arts to the Southeast Asian nation.
WBA and IBF world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua says Joseph Parker will be ‘overwhelmed’ in their unification fight in Cardiff on Saturday.
Mexican boxer Canelo Alvarez was temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission following two positive tests for the banned fat-burning drug clenbuterol, the body’s executive director Bob Bennett said in a statement on Friday.
Britain’s Anthony Joshua says his next opponent, WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker, is a more well-rounded fighter than Deontay Wilder and does not appear overly impressed with the WBC belt holder’s recent win over Luis Ortiz.
Britain’s WBO middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders has postponed his title defense against Martin Murray next month after suffering a hand injury in training.
Mexican middleweight boxer Saul “Canelo” Alvarez tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol after consuming contaminated meat, Golden Boy Promotions said on Monday.
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder believes he is the most dangerous man in the division, saying that he could beat anybody at any time ahead of his title defense against Luis Ortiz on Saturday.
Ronda Rousey left T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday with a signed contract and a slap from her new boss.