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Patrick Day (right) died on Wednesday after brain injuries suffered in a Saturday bout against Charles Conwell (left). (Image: Dylan Buell/Getty)

Boxer Patrick Day Dies Due to Brain Injuries Four Days After Knockout Loss

Super welterweight boxer Patrick Day died on Wednesday at Northwestern Hospital in Chicago due to brain injuries suffered during a bout on Saturday night. He was 27. The death was announced by promoter Lou DiBella, and follows a 10-round fight against Charles Conwell at Wintrust Arena in Chicago. Day Removed […]

Errol Spence Jr. is in intensive care following an early morning one-car accident in Dallas. (Image: Metro News Service/Special Contributor)

Errol Spence Jr. Seriously Injured, Expected to Live After One-Car Crash

Welterweight boxing champion Errol Spence Jr. was seriously injured following a one-car crash that took place in the early morning hours Thursday near Dallas. According to Dallas police, the accident took place just before 3 am, while the car was traveling at “a high rate of speed.” Ferrari Flipped Multiple […]

Robert Whittaker (left) will fight Israel Adesanya (right) for the undisputed UFC middleweight title at UFC 243 on Sunday. (Image: Chris Unger/Zuffa/Getty)

UFC 243: Robert Whittaker Battles Israel Adesanya to Unify Middleweight Title

UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker will fight in front of a supportive Australian crowd when he takes on interim champion Israel Adesanya at Marvel Stadium in Melbourne on Sunday. Whittaker is fighting for the first time since June 2018, when he defeated Yoel Romero by split decision. Injury Makes Whittaker […]

Errol Spence Jr. (left) and Shawn Porter (right) are set to unite their welterweight titles at the Staples Center on Saturday. (Image: Ryan Hafey/Premier Boxing Champions)

Errol Spence Jr., Shawn Porter Set to Unify Welterweight Titles on Saturday

Welterweight title holders Errol Spence Jr. and Shawn Porter will meet on Saturday at the Staples Center in Los Angeles for a unification fight in the 147-pound division. The winner will likely be seen as the true challenger to Terence Crawford, the undefeated welterweight that many see as the best […]

Tyson Fury (left) and Deontay Wilder (right) will face off in February in a rematch of their thrilling split decision draw from 2018. (Image: Harry How/Getty)

Tyson Fury Reveals Rematch with Deontay Wilder Will Take Place on Feb. 22

Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has announced that the highly anticipated rematch between him and WBC heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder will take place in Las Vegas on Feb. 22 of next year. The announcement came during a segment on ESPN’s Now or Never that aired on Friday. Fury, Wilder Battled […]

Mike Tyson, former heavyweight champion, has become a marijuana entrepreneur. (Image: Chris Roussakis/Getty)

Smoking Tuff: Mike Tyson Tokes $40,000 Worth Marijuana a Month

Earlier this week, Mike Tyson admitted on the latest episode of his podcast, “Hotboxin’ with Mike Tyson”, that he smokes $40,000 worth of marijuana per month. I know what you’re thinking. “Mike Tyson smokes 40K weed? That’s a lot of dope, man!” The specific intent of the Hotboxin’ Podcast is […]

Canelo Alvarez has been stripped of the IBF middleweight title after failing to negotiate a fight with mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko. (Image: Getty)

Canelo Alvarez Stripped of IBF Title After Failing to Negotiate Mandatory Defense

The International Boxing Federation (IBF) has stripped Canelo Alvarez of its middleweight world championship after negotiations failed between Alvarez and mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko. The IBF had extended its deadline for the two camps to come to an agreement on the fight several times, but made its decision to take […]

Boxer Maxim Dadashev died due to injuries suffered in a fight in Maryland on Friday night. (Image: Mikey Williams/Top Rank)

Russian Boxer Maxim Dadashev Dies Due to Injuries Sustained in Friday Fight

Junior welterweight boxer Maxim Dadashev died on Tuesday morning from injuries that he suffered during a loss to Subriel Matias on Friday night. Dadashev was 28. Friday’s fight, which took place at the MGM National Harbor in Maryland, was stopped by Dadashev’s corner after the 11th round, with Matias up […]