LAS VEGAS (November 18, 2017) - Former world champion Ishe Smith (29-9, 12 KOs) of Las Vegas showed grit and heart in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on Bounce live from The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas as he faced hard-hitting contender Julian Williams (24-1-1, 15 KOs) in a thrilling 10-round super welterweight bout.
Daniel Jacobs (33-2, 29 KOs) returned to the ring in the main event against brash challenger and Milwaukee native Luis Arias (18-1, 9 KOs) in front of a packed crowd at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, NY
Luis "Cuba" Arias steps into the ring with former middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs this Saturday night. For Arias, this is an opportunity to prove himself as one of the top middleweights in the world.
Yuriorkis ‘El Ciclon de Guantanamo’ Gamboa (27-2, 17 KOs) and Jason ‘El Canito’ Sosa (20-2-4, 15 KOs) face off in a 10-round super featherweight match-up as a televised opener to the Kovalev vs Shabrankskyy fight at the Theater at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, November 25.
This weekend at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York one of the best middleweights in the world will step back in the ring as Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs (32-2, 29 KOs) makes his return. The Brooklyn native will take on a formidable opponent in Milwaukee’s Luis “Cuba” Arias (18-0, 9 KOs). Back in September during the HBO telecast of lightweight champion Jorge Linares title defense against Luke Campbell, Jacobs announced that he had signed a multi-fight deal with HBO and U.K. promoter Eddie Hearn joining the Matchroom Boxing stable. The question for many will be if other fighters that are advised by Haymon will follow the same path as Jacobs.
Tonight at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York WBC heavyweight champion Deontay “Bronze Bomber” Wilder sent a statement to the heavyweight division. Wilder was able to score one of the most important and most impressive victories of his career by stopping Bermane Stiverne in the first round in a rematch.
Bellator 188 marks Bellator’s second show in Israel and features two prominent Israeli fighters at the top of the card, as Noad Lahat headlines and Haim Gozali competes in the co-main event. See the video fo the visit here.
Bellator is pleased to announce that it has reached a multi-fight deal with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (37-12), exclusively securing the talents of one of the most well-known and fan-favorite competitors in MMA history.
When there is what fans refer to, for lack of a better term as “beef” in the fight game. The stories that form them can write themselves with the help of some decent match-making. That is the case for Bellator 187: McKee vs Moore.