The countdown begins! As we prepare for #Bellator213 in Hawaii, we follow Flyweight Champ Ilima-Lei MacFarlane, Valerie Letourneau, Rafael Carvalho and Lyoto Machida before he makes his promotional debut on the Islands! #Bellator213 | SATURDAY, December 15th, 2018 | On DAZN at 10PM ET
The countdown to #Bellator213 continues! Lyoto Machida, Rafael Carvalho, Ilima-Lei MacFarlane and Valerie Letourneau finalize their training camps and prepare to head to Hawaii for fight week. #Bellator213 | SATURDAY, December 15th, 2018 | LIVE On DAZN at 10PM ET
As the Welterweight World Grand Prix continues, we follow Neiman Gracie and Ed Ruth as both undefeated fighters prepare for the biggest test of their careers. #Bellator213 | SATURDAY, December 15th, 2018 | On DAZN at 10PM ET
Top lightweight Teofimo Lopez scored an explosive 44-second knockout over Mason Menard this past Saturday night at The Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in a scheduled ten-round bout that was viewed by a massive audience on ESPN.
Lopez landed a crushing right hand that had Menard plummeting face-first on to the cnavas, in what was the opening televised bout on the Vasilly Lomachenko - Jose Pedraza lightweight unification card.
Lopez is now the NABA, NABF and USBA Lightweight champion.
WBA lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko wanted to unify lightweight world titles. After 12 rounds, he got his wish, although WBO champion Jose Pedraza sure didn't make it easy and halted Lomachenko's eight-bout knockout streak in the process.
Lomachenko (12-1 9 KOs,) defeated Pedraza (25-2, 12 KOs) via unanimous decision in front of a sold-out crowd of 5,312 at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden to unify world titles for the first time in his illustrious career.
Their first fight ended with a dramatic knockout that shook up the Atlantic City Boardwalk. The rematch between Eleider “Storm” Alvarez and Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev will bring two of the light heavyweight division’s biggest names to The Star.
Alvarez will defend his WBO light heavyweight world title against former unified light heavyweight world champion Kovalev on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Ford Center at The Star in Frisco, Texas, home of the Dallas Cowboys’ practice facility.
This upcoming weekend at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York a lightweight unification bout will take place between WBA lightweight (135) champion Vasiliy Lomachenko and WBO lightweight champion Jose Pedraza.
WBA lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko and WBO lightweight world champion Jose Pedraza exchanged pleasantries on a brisk New York afternoon two days before their title unification tilt, Saturday evening at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET).
WBA lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko, WBO lightweight world champion Jose Pedraza, unbeaten WBO junior featherweight world champion Isaac Dogboe, unbeaten lightweight sensation Teofimo Lopez, and Italian heavyweight prospect Guido Vianello took a break from their last-minute fight preparations to head over to Gleason's Gym to speak to a group of youngsters from Give A Kid A Dream. The foundation provides mentorship opportunities to at-risk youth through boxing.
Top Rank is proud to announce that Lee Samuels, the company’s chief publicist for nearly four decades, will be inducted as part of the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) Class of 2019 in Canastota, N.Y.
At the Centre Videotron in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada the Ukraine’s Oleksandr Gvozdyk (16-0, 13 KOs) put an end to one of boxing’s most controversial title reigns in stopping Adonis “Superman” Stevenson (29-2-1, 24 KOs) in the 11th round. With the victory, Gvozdyk is now the WBC Light Heavyweight (175) champion.
The Professional Fighters League (PFL) finished their third of three playoff events leading up to the 2018 Championship with a 12-bout card at Washington, D.C.’s brand new Entertainment and Sports Arena.
The main event of Bellator 208 had Fedor Emelianenko, whom many longtime MMA fans regard as one of the greatest heavyweights in the sport face Chael Sonnen for the last semi-final match for Bellator’s heavyweight grand prix.