A new opponent for Briton Anthony Joshua’s June 1 heavyweight fight in New York will be announced next week, promoter Eddie Hearn said on Twitter on Friday.
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American Jarrell Miller says he never knowingly took a banned substance and will appeal a decision to revoke his license over an adverse finding from a doping test ahead of his heavyweight title fight with Britain’s Anthony Joshua.
American Jarrell Miller has returned an “adverse finding” in a voluntary drug test ahead of his world heavyweight title fight with Britain’s Anthony Joshua, boxing promoter Eddie Hearn said on Wednesday.
The championships on the line at UFC 236 on Saturday night were just of the interim variety, but the competitors in both bouts put in Fight of the Year-caliber performances nonetheless.
Two years after a clandestine impromptu training session on the hills of Tehran, Sadaf Khadem will become the first Iranian woman to contest an official boxing fight, hoping to lead the way in the Islamic Republic.
The unifying world middleweight fight between two-time American Olympic champion Claressa Shields and Christina Hammer will change the face of women’s boxing, the German said in preparation of the biggest bout of her career.
The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency has suspended former UFC champion TJ Dillashaw for two years for a positive drug test, the agency announced Tuesday.
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) featherweight Artem Lobov, a long-time friend and team mate of Conor McGregor, is set to make a lucrative debut in bare-knuckle boxing as combat sports bid to gain more mainstream acceptance.
Conor McGregor has hinted his “retirement” from mixed martial arts may be over already after the Irishman said in a post on Twitter: ” … see you in the Octagon”.
Huang Wensi narrows her eyes and swings her fists towards her opponent, delivering a series of sharp punches before the referee finally separates the two, who have been dueling for seven rounds.
Former UFC champion Conor McGregor is under investigation in his native Ireland on an accusation of sexual assault, four sources told the New York Times on Tuesday.
Irish mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Conor McGregor said on Tuesday he was retiring from the sport, five months after losing to Khabib Nurmagomedov in a controversial title fight in Las Vegas that sparked a brawl and led to a six-month ban.
Amateur boxing’s governing body (AIBA) president Gafur Rahimov announced his resignation on Friday, claiming that “politically based discussions” were harming the organization’s progress as the sport battles to remain part of the Olympic program.
TJ Dillashaw surrendered the UFC bantamweight belt Wednesday, announcing he was informed by the New York State Athletic Commission and the United States Anti-Doping Agency of an “adverse finding in a test taken for my last fight.”
WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder will put his title on the line against fellow American Dominic Breazeale at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn in May, both camps said on Tuesday.
The streaming digital sports service ESPN+ will become the exclusive distributor of pay-per-view events for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in the United States, the companies announced on Monday.
Actor Sylvester Stallone says he believes Conor McGregor is at a crossroad in his life after the MMA fighter’s latest arrest and an earlier loss to Khabib Nurmagomedov.
UFC welterweights Jorge Masvidal and Leon Edwards won the last two official bouts on the UFC Fight Night card at O2 Arena in London Saturday night, then decided to put on an encore backstage.
M.C. Mary Kom has spent close to two decades slugging it out in the ring but even at 36 one of the most decorated women boxers in the amateur game has no intention of quitting before she gets a chance to land the ultimate prize in Tokyo next year.
UFC star Conor McGregor was arrested on a felony charge Monday evening after Miami Beach police said he smashed a fan’s phone, according to a report in the Miami Herald.
UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones cruised to an easy victory over Anthony Smith and Kamaru Usman became the first African-born champion as he defeated Tyrone Woodley for the welterweight title at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Former Olympic and world champion James DeGale announced his retirement from boxing on Thursday after losing to Chris Eubank Jr at the weekend and 10 years to the day since his first professional fight.
Heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua warned American challenger Jarrell ‘Big Baby’ Miller on Monday that he would strip him of his soul and reconstruct his face at Madison Square Garden on June 1.
A new TV deal in Britain and a focus on the European market from American mixed martial arts promotion Bellator will open more opportunities for fighters outside of the dominance of the UFC, Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh has told Reuters.
Georges St-Pierre, a two-division champion in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and one of the most popular mixed martial arts fighters of all time, announced his retirement from the sport on Thursday.
UFC legend Georges St-Pierre announced his retirement on Thursday in Montreal.
British heavyweight Tyson Fury has signed a broadcast deal under which his fights will be shown exclusively on ESPN platforms in the United States.
Heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua will fight American challenger Jarrell Miller in New York on June 1, the undefeated Briton announced on Wednesday.
The matchup between Anderson Silva and Israel Adesanya was billed as a battle of old vs. new, the greatest striker in UFC history taking on the man anointed as The Next One.
UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker underwent emergency surgery to repair a hernia, an injury that sidelined the Australian from his title defense at UFC 234 in Melbourne.
Former Dutch boxing champion Rudi Lubbers, who lost to Muhammad Ali on points in a 12-round heavyweight fight in Jakarta four and a half decades ago, is back on his feet again after taking one of the heaviest punches of his life.
Heavyweight world champion Anthony Joshua is likely to scrap a scheduled title defense at Wembley Stadium on April 13 with a June fight in New York now on the cards, according to promoter Eddie Hearn.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission suspended UFC fighters Khabib Nurmagomedov and Conor McGregor in a unanimous vote Tuesday for their involvement in a brawl after their lightweight championship bout at UFC 229 in October.
Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov were each fined and suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Tuesday for their roles in a post-match melee last October in Las Vegas.