The latest installment of the Sports Emmy® Award-winning series immerses viewers into the lives and training camps of Deontay Wilder and Dominic Breazeale as the 6-foot-7 heavyweights approach a grudge match that has been brewing for more than two years. Wilder will attempt to make the ninth successful defense of his WBC Heavyweight World Championship on Saturday, May 18 live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center in Brooklyn in a matchup of two American heavyweights with a combined 90 percent knockout ratio.
#NoFilterBoxing and Tris Dixon sat down with Amir Khan to discuss his life story ahead of #CrawfordKhan on April 20th. The two-time world champion talks about everything from his rise in the boxing world to becoming a world champion to moving up in weight to fight Canelo.
At the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York in front of a crowd 13,181 fans, Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder (41-0-1, 40 KOs) made the ninth successful defense of his World Boxing Council (WBC) Heavyweight title in scoring an emphatic first-round knockout over Dominic Breazeale (20-2, 18 KOs).
In the co-feature, WBC Featherweight World Champion Gary Russell Jr. (30-1, 18 KOs) put on yet another professional display to defend his belt for the fourth time against a valiant Kiko Martinez (39-9-2, 28 KOs).
At The SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Scotland Naoya Inoue (18-0, 16 KOs) further cemented himself as one of the best in the world pound-for-pound by making relatively quick work of Puerto Rico’s Emmanuel Rodriguez (19-1, 12 KOs).
WBC Heavyweight World Champion Deontay “The Bronze Bomber” Wilder and mandatory challenger Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale continued their war of words and further escalated their longstanding feud at the final press conference Thursday ahead of their showdown this Saturday live on SHOWTIME from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™, and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
Richard Commey will defend his belt against former WBO lightweight world champion Ray Beltran in the Top Rank on ESPN main event Friday, June 28 at Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, California. In the 10-round co-feature, undefeated Dominican puncher Carlos “Caballo Bronco” Adames will defend his NABO and NABF 154-pound belts against Patrick Day.
It is personal for former two-division world champion and current lightweight contender Jose "Sniper" Pedraza. His opponent May 25 at Osceola Heritage Park in Kissimmee, Florida, is Antonio Lozada Jr., who in March of last year knocked out then-undefeated Felix Verdejo in the 10th round. Verdejo and Pedraza both hail from Puerto Rico, and Pedraza, who is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Vasiliy Lomachenko, hopes to avenge his countryman's defeat.
Bellator MMA is returning to New York City and the press conference is certain to announce additional bouts. Scheduled to appear are; Lyoto Machida (25-8), Chael Sonnen (30-16-1), Neiman Gracie (9-0), and Bellator President, Scott Coker.
This past weekend saw St Patricks Day get started off right with an absolutely solid card from top to bottom, take place in London England at the O2 Arena.
In the main event Jorge Masvidal returned from nearly 500 days away from the cage and shock the world and collective MMA community with a brutal knockout of Darren Till. Then for an encore, Masvidal got into a physical altercation with the man who was victorious in the Co-Main event, Leon Edwards.
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 16: Jorge Masvidal reacts after his knockout victory over Darren Till of England in their welterweight bout during the UFC Fight Night event at The O2 Arena on March 16, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)
UFC Fight Night London features Darren Till taking on Jorge Masvidal in what is sure to be an action packed fight! Fistful of Cash podcast host Dale Lipan breaks down the main, and co-main event and serves up the odds.