• May 23, 2022

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Luis Ortiz defeats Charles Martin via sixth-round stoppage in heavyweight bout

Luis Ortiz defeats Charles Martin via sixth-round stoppage in heavyweight bout

Luis Ortiz survived two knockdowns to score a sixth-round stoppage of Charles Martin in a heavyweight bout Saturday night at Hard Rock Live in Hollywood, Florida. Ortiz (33-2, 28 KOs) badly buckled Martin with an…

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Thiago Santos tops Johnny Walker by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night

Thiago Santos tops Johnny Walker by unanimous decision at UFC Fight Night

A fight that was promoted as being a sure bet to produce fireworks ended up being a dud. Thiago Santos edged Johnny Walker via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) in the main event of UFC Fight Night on…

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Former heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz recovering from knee surgery, hopes to fight in December

Former heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz recovering from knee surgery, hopes to fight in December

Former heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr. underwent successful surgery on his right knee on Tuesday in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, and he’s arranged to return to the ring in December, his team told ESPN Knockout. Ruiz…

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Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk confirmed for Sept 25 at Tottenham’s Stadium

Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk confirmed for Sept 25 at Tottenham’s Stadium

Anthony Joshua will defend his WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight titles versus Oleksandr Usyk in front of what is hoped will be a crowd of over 60,000 fans at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, London, on…

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Fury tests positive; Wilder bout postponed

Fury tests positive; Wilder bout postponed

The heavyweight championship saga in 2021 took another unexpected turn on Thursday. The championship trilogy between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder has been postponed from July 24 after a COVID-19 outbreak in Fury’s camp, according…

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UFC’s Francis Ngannou wants to fight Jon Jones, and Derrick Lewis

UFC’s Francis Ngannou wants to fight Jon Jones, and Derrick Lewis

UFC heavyweight champion Francis Ngannou stated he would like to fight twice more this year, and while he’s not sure what’s going on between the UFC and Jon Jones, he said he wants Jones first and at some…

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Croatia interested in hosting Joshua-Pulev fight

Croatia interested in hosting Joshua-Pulev fight

Add the Pula Arena in Pula, Croatia, to the list of locations interested in host­ing the heavyweight fight between unified world titleholder Anthony Josh­ua and challenger Kubrat Pulev. “We have a very solid of­fer,” CEO…

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Fury-Wilder III pushed back due to coronavirus

Fury-Wilder III pushed back due to coronavirus

The trilogy bout between WBC and lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and rival Deontay Wilder will move forward — just not in July as intended. Top Rank chairman Bob Arum told ESPN on Tuesday that…