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Khabib Nurmagomedov (left) lands a punch on Conor McGregor (right) during their UFC 229 lightweight title fight in October 2018. (Image: Esther Lin/MMA Fighting)

Mayweather, Nurmagomedov Start Planting Seeds for Potential Crossover Fight

Khabib Nurmagomedov and Floyd Mayweather have begun to build momentum for a potential fight between the two champions, suggesting that Nurmagomedov might want to follow in the footsteps of rival Conor McGregor in taking on one of boxing’s greats. Nurmagomedov recently scored a dominating submission victory over McGregor at UFC […]

Derrick Lewis scored a stunning last-minute knockout to defeat Alexander Volkov at UFC 229. He will now face Daniel Cormier for the heavyweight title at UFC 230. (Image: Stephen R. Sylvanie/USA Today)

Daniel Cormier to Defend Heavyweight Title vs. Derrick Lewis at UFC 230

UFC heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title against Derrick Lewis in the main event of UFC 230 on Nov. 3 at Madison Square Garden. Lewis is coming off a dramatic last-second knockout of Alexander Volkov at UFC 229 in Las Vegas last weekend, while Cormier is currently a […]

Sean O’Malley Pulled from UFC 229 Card After Testing Positive for Ostarine

Undefeated bantamweight Sean O’Malley was pulled from Saturday’s UFC 229 card in Las Vegas after the fighter failed an out-of-competition drug test administered by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). O’Malley announced the failed test on social media Sunday, saying that he believed the positive result was linked to a […]

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao size each other up during their first fight, which took place in May 2015. (Image: John Gurzinski/AFP/Getty)

Floyd Mayweather, Manny Pacquiao Working Towards December Rematch

On the same weekend that one highly anticipated boxing rematch was taking place, it appears that another was inching closer to happening. Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao are said to be close to finalizing a deal for a rematch of their 2015 welterweight championship fight, a bout that would […]

Tyron Woodley is looking to earn respect when he defends his welterweight title against Darren Till at UFC 228. (Image: Getty)

Tyron Woodley Defends Welterweight Championship vs. Darren Hill at UFC 228

Tyron Woodley is putting his welterweight championship on the line against an undefeated challenger in the main event of UFC 228, which takes place this Saturday at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. Woodley is looking to make his fourth title defense and will take on Darren “The Gorilla” […]

Boxer Manny Pacquiao split from legendary trainer Freddie Roach then seemed to change his mind. (Image: Getty)

Manny Pacquiao Back-Pedals After Firing Trainer Freddie Roach

After 16 years and 34 fights, Manny Pacquiao decided he needed a new trainer. The welterweight made it official on Saturday, firing longtime corner manFreddie Roach, then four days later appeared to change his mind. In a press release four days ago talking about his July 15 fight against Lucas […]

Max Holloway is stepping in to replace Tony Ferguson in the lightweight championship fight at UFC 223. (Image: Getty)

UFC 223: Max Holloway Replacing Tony Ferguson in Lightweight Title Fight

The UFC has announced that reigning featherweight champion Max Holloway will move up a division to challenge Khabib Nurmagomedov for the lightweight title at UFC 223 next weekend following an injury to Tony Ferguson. The fight between Nurmagomedov (25-0) and Ferguson (23-3) was one of the most anticipated fights of […]

Floyd Mayweather posted a video that hinted at a future in MMA, though he has dismissed the possibility in the past. (Image: Esther Lin/Showtime)

Is Floyd Mayweather Thinking MMA? Video Shows Boxing Champ in Octagon

Floyd Mayweather may have retired from boxing with a perfect 50-0 record, but that doesn’t necessary mean he’ll never fight again. The 40-year-old Mayweather posted a video that suggested he could try his hand at mixed martial arts, just weeks after saying such a move would never happen. The video, […]

Nevada sports books had their best year ever in 2017, setting records for both handle and the amount they won from bettors. (Image: Covers Media Group)

Nevada Sports Books Set Records for Bets, Winnings in 2017

If other states need any proof that sports betting could generate serious revenues for their coffers, they need only take a look at what Nevada sports books did last year. According to figures released by the Nevada Gaming Control board, the state’s sports books took in $4.8 billion in wagers […]

Gennady Golovkin, left, will take on Canelo Alvarez in a rematch May 5 at a location to be determined. The first fight on Sept. 16 ended in a controversial draw. (Image: Getty)

Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin Set for Cinco de Mayo Rematch

It wasn’t a matter of if Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin were going to have a rematch, it was when it would occur — and now both have agreed on May 5. Promoters for the fighters said they hope the Cinco de Mayo rematch will quell the controversy after the […]

UFC 223: Two Champions Will Defend Titles as Underdogs

Khabib Nurmagomedov has been pegged by oddsmakers as a favorite to defeat interim UFC lightweight champion Tony Ferguson at UFC 223. The event, scheduled to be held April 8 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, was announced at a press conference last week. Nurmagomedov comes into the fight […]