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Gervonta Davis (left) will defend his lightweight title against Rolando Romero (right) at the Barclays Center on Saturday night. (Image: Amanda Westcott/Showtime)

Rolando Romero Brings Big Grudge into Lightweight Title Fight vs. Gervonta Davis

WBA lightweight titleholder Gervonta Davis will defend his championship against the undefeated Rolando Romero at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Saturday night, in a fight that seems deeply personal for both men. Davis (26-0, 24 KOs) enters as a prohibitive -900 favorite over Romero (+550), according to DraftKings Sportsbook. […]

After the Golden State Warriors won game seven of the Western conference finals of the NBA Playoffs against the Oklahoma City Thunder, Floyd Mayweather landed an impressive $221,000 after backing them to claim an unlikely series win. (Credit: Marcio Jose Sanchez-Pool Photo via USA TODAY Sports

The Biggest Bets in NBA Finals History

The NBA Finals is one of the biggest annual events on the American sports calendar. And with the rapid growth of legal, regulated sports betting across the United States, the Finals have also become a busy time for the nation’s sportsbooks. Hundreds of millions of dollars in bets are placed […]

Cris Cyborg defeated Arlene Blencowe on Saturday to defend her Bellator Women’s Featherweight title. (Image: Bellator MMA)

MMA Notebook: Cyborg, Carmouche Win Bellator Title Fights

Cris Cyborg continued to assert her dominance over the Bellator women’s featherweight division, beating Arlene Blencowe by unanimous decision to make the fourth defense of her championship at Bellator 279 in Honolulu. Cyborg (26-2) had little trouble beating Blencowe (15-9) for a second time, scoring a 49-45 victory on all […]

Tyson Fury (left) retained his WBC heavyweight championship by knocking out Dillian Whyte (right) at Wembley Stadium on Saturday night. (Image: Julian Finney/Getty)

What’s Next for Tyson Fury After Beating Dillian Whyte?

Tyson Fury confirmed his position as the top heavyweight boxer in the world on Saturday, stopping Dillian Whyte in the sixth round at Wembley Stadium to remain undefeated and defend his WBC title. Now the world will wait to see what Fury chooses to do with his future and whether […]

Magomed Ankalaev (left) extended his winning streak to eight by beating Thiago Santos (right) on Saturday. (Image: Getty)

MMA Notebook: Ankalaev Extends Winning Streak, Ngannou Needs Knee Surgery

Magomed Ankalaev made his case for a light heavyweight title shot on Saturday night with a unanimous decision victory over Thiago Santos at UFC Fight Night 203. Ankalaev showed he could compete with Santos in a striking battle, then used his wrestling and grappling skills to finish out a 49-46, […]

Jose Ramirez (left) will battle Jose Pedraza (right) on Friday in a critical fight for the two super lightweight contenders. (Image: Mikey Williams/Top Rank/Getty)

Ramirez, Pedraza Square Off in Must-Win Super Lightweight Clash

Jose Ramirez can move one step closer to reclaiming a world championship on Friday night, but he’ll need to get past a strong opponent with title ambitions of his own in Jose Pedraza. Both men are among the elite in boxing’s super lightweight division, and each has been to the […]

Police arrested former UFC champion Cain Velasquez for attempted murder in San Jose. (Image: Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports)

MMA Notebook: Velasquez Arrested for Attempted Murder; Ukraine Crisis Impacts MMA

The San Jose Police Department announced Tuesday morning that it had arrested former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez for attempted murder. Velasquez has his first court date on Wednesday. Police are holding him without bail. Police identify Velasquez as shooter in Monday incident The arrest followed a shooting in the […]

Keith Thurman (left) will take on Mario Barrios (right) in a battle of former champions looking to get into the welterweight title picture. (Image: Ryan Hafey/Premier Boxing Champions)

Former Champions Thurman, Barrios Square Off in Welterweight Showdown

Former welterweight champion Keith Thurman will return to the ring after a layoff of two-and-a-half years to face off against Mario Barrios at the Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night. Thurman (29-1, 22 KOs) last fought in July 2019, when Manny Pacquiao beat him by split decision […]