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The rematch between Deontay Wilder (left) and Tyson Fury (right) has been officially set for Feb. 22 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. (Image: Harry How/Getty)

Wilder vs. Fury Rematch Will Take Place in Las Vegas on Feb. 22

The rematch between WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder and lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has been officially scheduled for Feb. 22 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, making official one of the most anticipated boxing events in years. While the date of the fight had already been announced and […]

Manchester City is favored to get a much-needed three points on the road vs. Wolves on Friday. (Image: Rui Vieira/AP)

Man City Favored at Wolverhampton, Managers Blast Premier League Schedule

Manchester City will play a virtual must-win match at Molineux against Wolverhampton on Friday, but manager Pep Guardiola may be just as concerned about the Premier League schedule than how his club can stay in the title race. City is now 14 points back of Liverpool, and faces two matches […]

Tyson Fury and trainer Ben Davison announced a split between the two just months ahead of Fury’s rematch against Deontay Wilder. (Image: Ethan Miller/Getty)

Tyson Fury Splits From Trainer Ben Davison Ahead of Wilder Rematch

Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has split with trainer Ben Davison just two months ahead of his heavily anticipated rematch with WBC heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder. Davison announced the split on social media Sunday, just hours before Fury revealed that he would be working with a new trainer going forward. […]

Golfer Rory McIlroy said not playing in the Saudi Invitational was a decision based on “morality.” (Image: Getty)

Rory McIlroy Skipping Saudi Invitational for ‘Morality’ Reasons

Rory McIlroy says he won’t play in the Saudi Invitational because of his feelings toward the government. The tournament, which is in its second year, will be played Jan. 30-Feb. 2 at Royal Greens Golf & Country Club in King Abdullah Economic City. McIlroy did not play in last year’s […]

Jermall Charlo (left) will defend his WBC middleweight title against Dennis Hogan (right) at the Barclays Center on Saturday night. (Image: Showtime)

Jermall Charlo Expected to Overpower Dennis Hogan in Middleweight Title Defense

WBC middleweight champion Jermall Charlo will defend his title on Saturday at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, when he takes on junior middleweight title contender Dennis Hogan. Charlo (29-0, 21 KOs) isn’t the best-known name in the middleweight division – Gennady Golovkin, Canelo Alvarez, and Daniel Jacobs are all more […]

Liverpool extended its lead in the Premier League title race with a 2-1 victory over Brighton on Saturday. (Image: Action Images/Reuters)

Premier League Title Race May Already be Over: Liverpool Lead by 11

Liverpool held on to a 2-1 victory over Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday to remain undefeated in the Premier League, despite seeing goalkeeper Alisson sent off with a red card. The victory expanded Liverpool’s lead at the top of the table to 11 points. The Reds saw their advantage […]

Heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder poses with challenger Luis Ortiz at the final press conference before Wilder-Ortiz II on Saturday at MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas. (Image: Scott Kirkland/Fox Sports)

Both Fighters Exude Confidence Stepping into Wilder-Ortiz II

The rhetoric was at full speed on Wednesday as Deontay Wilder and Luis Ortiz made their final comments about Saturday’s Wilder-Ortiz II heavyweight fight. The two boxers will square off at the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday. Ortiz  (31-1, 26 KOs) will try and dethrone Wilder for […]

There was almost an upset in Wilder-Ortiz I, and the challenger Ortiz is confident he can win the rematch. (Image: Getty)

Ortiz Seeking Redemption, Knockout in Rematch with Wilder

The first Deontay Wilder-Luis Ortiz fight almost saw an upset, but will Saturday’s rematch provide Ortiz the chance to become the first Cuban to win a heavyweight title? Oddsmakers don’t believe so. Wilder is more of a favorite in the second fight, set for Saturday night at the MGM Grand […]

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 […]