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August 22, 1998: Gatti vs Robinson I By that point, Arturo "Thunder" Gatti's name was already engraved in boxing lore. From the outset, Gatti and Robinson battled at a furious pace. In the first round, Robinson demonstrated his impressive hand speed as he pumped out sharp jabs and rapid-fire combinations.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Fight preview and matchup Thoughts: Floyd Mayweather hasn't fought competitively since September 2015, when he shut down Andre Berto over 12 rounds in a tepid "farewell fight" that nobody ever really thought would be the last fight of his career. But it's not like anyone at the time expected him to come back this way, either.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Which boxer would do best in the octagon? UFC superstar Conor McGregor is switching codes, so which boxer would move up in the opposite direction if YOU could choose?

Cotto retiring in December, Canelo, GGG & Lemieux options By Dan Ambrose: Miguel Cotto made it clear on Monday that he'll retire at the end of December. Cotto has a tough fight in front of him this Saturday night against the powerful but limited Yoshihiro Kamegai at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

Top stats to know: Mayweather vs. McGregor Take a closer look at the tale of the tape for Mayweather-McGregor, the styles of fighting, and Mayweather's quest to surpass Rocky Marciano.

Mayweather only looks like he's taking McGregor fight lightly insists Eubank Jnr Boxing legend is acting more like a tourist than a fighter in Las Vegas despite Saturday's showpiece being just four days away… but British world champion who has seen him in the gym knows the real story.

Conor McGregor striking coach Owen Roddy: 'We believe we can shock the world' Conor McGregor is primed 'to shock the world' according to his striking coach Owen Roddy, who has asserted that his charge has been surprising him for years.

All Access: Mayweather vs. McGregor It's fight week, and to build up the anticipation Showtime Sports has just released the full series of All Access: Mayweather vs McGregor for the world to see.

Floyd Mayweather 'wants to go out with a bang' against Conor McGregor Conor McGregor has been warned he will face the same Floyd Mayweather who so impressively eased to victory over Manny Pacquiao when they fight on Saturday night.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Conor McGregor's championship belts flown to Las Vegas Conor McGregor is having his five MMA championship belts flown to Las Vegas for his fight with Floyd Mayweather on Sunday morning, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

Mayweather vs. McGregor: Floyd says Conor still 'extremely heavy' leading up to weigh-in In this video interview with FightHype, Floyd Mayweather tells Conor McGregor, Dana White, the UFC, anybody to get his fine money ready as Conor McGregor is still 'extremely heavy' leading up to Friday's official weigh in. The two are slated to fight at a contracted 154lbs.

Mayweather vs McGregor Weigh In Tickets On Sale Today Like their international press tour due to popular demand that saw the different events in the different countries require tickets for entry, the Mayweather vs McGregor weigh in will also follow suit in this regard.

McGregor vs. Mayweather: Fight Date, Odds and Undercard Info After months of hype, the date that fight fans have been waiting for is nearly upon us. Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Junior will finally turn barroom debates and Twitter arguments into an actual flesh-and-blood boxing match. The two have become the pre-eminent stars in their respective sports.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Paulie Malignaggi says that Conor McGregor may foul his way out of his fight with Floyd Mayweather Paulie Malignaggi believes that Conor McGregor could.

Frampton Confirms Split Barry McGuigan / Cyclone Promotions In a statement released on Monday via Twitter, the 30 year-old Irishman said: "I can confirm that I have parted company with Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions. "I would like to thank Barry, the McGuigan family and Cyclone Promotions for our time together.

Mayweather McGregor Tickets Sales Still Reportedly Slow Broadcasters of the event have taken elaborate measures ahead of time to legally stop potential pirate websites from streaming the fight for free to fans, in a bid to cut potential leakage in revenue from the bout's overwhelmingly largest income source.

Burger King and 'gun battles': how Mayweather and McGregor are preparing for the big fight With less than a week to go until the big fight, one would expect Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather to be observing strict diets and squeezing in last-minute gym sessions.

Conor McGregor Coach Trolls Ex-Sparring Partner Paulie Malignaggi Including Malignaggi of course. McGregor coach John Kavanagh has had the following reply for that saying:. While imitating Malignaggi on the floor:. You can't fault a guy for having a sense of humor. In all fairness. No doubt Malignaggi will have his own rebuttal to this at some point this week as he covers the fight for lead broadcaster Showtime.

Ten members of GB Boxing squad to compete in 2017 World Boxing Championships TEN members of the GB Boxing squad will compete at the 2017 AIBA World Boxing Championships in Hamburg from 25 August - 2 September 2017.

Mayweather Could Not Be Taking It Any Easier Before McGregor Fight Strippers and burgers from Burger King seem to be the order of the day for Floyd Mayweather this week - as he winds down ahead of his fight with Conor McGregor on Saturday. He's been very public about the fact to fans that he wants them to come to his lap dance club in Las Vegas every night this week - where he will be in attendance.

Miguel Cotto says he's absolutely made up his mind: 2017 will be his final year in the ring - will he go out a winner? Though his fight has been somewhat overlooked due to the so-called Super Fight that will take place on the same night in Las Vegas, future Hall of Famer Miguel Cotto's Saturday night fight against Yoshihiro Kamegai could turn out to be a memorable one - for a few reasons.

Badou Jack closes in on possible two-weight world title victory The fight is less than a week away now and is an excellent matchup, with Jack having fought a plethora of top level talent at super middleweight before rising up to the current challenge. This will be Cleverly's first defense of the WBA title that he won from Juergen Braehmer in late 2016.

Conor McGregor intends to "flatten" Floyd Mayweather Jr Two-weight UFC champion Conor McGregor has vowed to "flatten" Floyd Mayweather Jr inside two rounds in next weekend's much-anticipated bout in Las Vegas. Millions are expected to tune in around the world as the Irishman takes on undefeated Mayweather in a boxing ring at the T-Mobile Arena.

Floyd Mayweather or Conor McGregor: Who Are We Supposed to Root For? After all of the pomp and bluster, the expletives and excess, the celebration of depravity and commercialism that is Floyd Mayweather Junior vs Conor McGregor is nearing and not a second too soon.

Canelo-GGG: Sanchez responds to assertions of Golovkin's decline FightHub catches up with Gennady Golovkin's trainer Abel Sanchez to talk about their preparations for Canelo Alvarez, what he makes of their past sparring sessions, and answers critics who believe Golovkin is trending downwards. Check out what he had to say.

Mayweather vs. McGregor: Weigh-In Info, Fight Schedule and Predictions The wait for the biggest fight in combat sports history is almost over. Conor McGregor, for the first time in his career, will enter the boxing ring as a professional against Floyd Mayweather Jr., one of the greatest boxers the sport has ever known, Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Ann Wolfe vs. Valerie Mahfood Please check our iPhone/iPad, Android and Web mobile versions. × Wolfe was 14-1 coming in. Mahfood was 13-6. The fight was scheduled for 10 rounds.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Floyd Mayweather has trained for Conor McGregor in his own tough gym, reveals Ashley Theophane After Floyd Mayweather underwent another punishing training camp, we asked a member of 'The Money Team' to give a glimpse into the unforgiving world of the 'Doghouse' gym.

Inside Conor McGregor’s Dublin: the making and shaping of a fighting superstar As Conor McGregor prepares for his $100m boxing debut against Floyd Mayweather, Donald McRae uncovers a complex genius with the help of those who know him best.

Why Floyd Mayweather will remain undefeated With a career history that reads unbeaten in 49 professional matches and titles won at five different weights, why would Floyd 'Money' Mayweather potentially risk his legacy? Put simply, to provide the boxing legend with one last supersonic payday in a match he simply won't lose.

Mayweather v McGregor: the Money Fight explained – video Undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr will fight mixed martial arts superstar Conor McGregor on 26 August. Both fighters are expected to earn upwards of $100m each but beyond that why are they fighting? Both fighters stand to risk a lot in this one-off bout, so we take a fair look at the ins and outs of the match up.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Behind the scenes as both stars prepare for their Las Vegas fight Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have allowed cameras to follow their every move as they prepare for their ground-breaking battle in Las Vegas.

Joe Pigford Aiming For Another Copper Box KO Hammer-fisted Southampton Super-Welterweight Joe Pigford is gunning for another knockout when he takes on Scotland's Kieran Smith for the Vacant WBO European strap at the Copper Box Arena on September 16, live on BT Sport and BoxNation.

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor: Fight Time, Projected Winner and Vegas Odds Floyd Mayweather Junior will justify his status as heavy favourite among the oddsmakers when he meets Conor McGregor at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Saturday, August 26. Mayweather is favoured to win at - 400, while the odds for a McGregor win are +300, according to Joe Osborne of OddsShark.

Mayweather vs. McGregor Odds: Predictions Based on Vegas Lines Floyd Mayweather Junior is the 1-4 favourite to win his clash with Conor McGregor when they meet on Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The Notorious' odds have shortened considerably since betting opened, though, moving from 19-2 to 3-1, per OddsShark.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Our panel of experts choose the boxer they believe could best make the transition to MMA Ahead of UFC star Conor McGregor entering a boxing ring to take on Floyd Mayweather, we asked our panel of experts which boxer would best make the switch in the opposite direction…

Mayweather-McGregor News; Burnett-Zhanat Zhakiyanov, More LAS VEGAS - Singer-songwriter Demi Lovato will sing the National Anthem prior to the Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor main event Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

TMT's DeJuan Blake: McGregor is Awkward, Mayweather is Ready DeJuan Blake wears many hats professionally. His Affiliation Management stable of boxers is growing at a fast pace and he also plays an important role in Floyd Mayweather's career and will be in his corner again when he faces Conor McGregor at the T-Mobile Arena on Saturday night.

Paul Hyland vs Stephen Ormond on October 21 in Belfast Paul Hyland Jnr will defend his IBF European Lightweight title against Stephen Ormond at the SSE Arena Belfast on October 21, live on Sky Sports.

Could McGregor Lose His Mind And Kick The Ref? Bet On It The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor mega-spectacle has brought out the interesting and absurd in the fight world. From x-rated press conferences to dubious sparring feuds, this boxing vs UFC clash has gone places no other prizefight would dare to go. And now, one ingenious company has risen to meet the needs of the increasingly surreal event.

Ten-stong GB squad, including Euro champ Peter McGrail, head to Hamburg for Worlds The McCormack twins are part of a trio of boxers from Birtley ABC in the team along with lightweight Calum French, who brought home a bronze from the European's in the summer. Scottish bantamweight, Lee McGregor, light-heavyweight, Thomas Whittaker-Hart and middleweight, Ben Whittaker, complete the line-up.

Marciano Junior says a Mayweather win on Saturday will not break Rocky's record 49-0 - arguably the most famous numbers in boxing history. They belong to the great Rocky Marciano, heavyweight king of the 1950s, and having retired with such a perfect, unblemished record, Rocky holds a special place in sports.

Mairis Briedis, Mike Perez heading for Riga sell-out "I've heard Perez saying he will not be affected by the crowd in Latvia, but he will hear and see the next level of passion." Mike Perez: "All I know is Briedis is a busy fighter who likes to come forward.

Mayweather vs McGregor: We take a closer look at the only place to host this event… Las Vegas Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor return to the mecca of boxing, the gambling capital of the world and Sin City itself, Las Vegas.

Mayweather vs McGregor: How to watch if you are not a Sky TV customer Even if you are not a Sky TV customer, you can watch the unique event between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor.

Floyd Mayweather scoffs Burger King just days before Conor McGregor fight Mayweather is seemingly very calm, even thanking UFC supremo Dana White for 'bringing McGregor to the table'

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Reportedly Set to Break All Gambling Records Conor McGregor's much-anticipated matchup against Floyd Mayweather Junior on Saturday, August 26 is reportedly on course to "break all records" for bets on boxing in the United Kingdom.

Ashley Lane to face Michael Ramabeletsa in rematch for Commonwealth title Ramabeletsa will not be phased by the occasion having mixed in top level company throughout his 31 fight career including clashes with current world champion Kal Yafai and former world champion Paul Butler.

Conor McGregor is comfortably ahead of Floyd Mayweather in one important category: hype The amount of money that a boxer can make is driven by one thing more than any other in today's climate:.

Las Vegas 'calm' ahead of Mayweather vs McGregor showdown On Saturday Floyd Mayweather will face Conor McGregor in Las Vegas in one of the most hyped fights in boxing history.

Eubank Jr: Floyd to 'put on a show' vs. McGregor Has warned Conor McGregor that Floyd Mayweather will want to "go out with a bang" ahead of their fight on Saturday night.

Jeff Horn: I'd Fight Mayweather Like Maidana Did - But Consistent! Australia's Jeff Horn has given Conor McGregor little chance of beating Floyd Mayweather in Saturday's super-fight and hopes the American will "annihilate" the mixed martial arts fighter for the sake of boxing.

Anthony Joshua delivers message to Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather The heavyweight world champion has rejected claims the boxing-meets-MMA bout makes a mockery of the sweet science.

Mauricio Sulaiman column: Long live the King I decided to dedicate this week's column to one of the greatest personalities in the history of boxing and all sports. Controversial and a celebrity himself, he dominated the promotional business of boxing for three decades, and even today he captures the attention wherever he walks all over the world.

Midlands Boxing Super Series: The Super Featherweights draw news Eight Midlands boxers will compete over three nights to be crowned the Midlands Area Super Featherweight Champion. The inaugural draw took place at the Grosvenor Casino Walsall with the quarter finals throwing up four intriguing bouts. Old Hill's Manny Zaber takes on West Bromwich's Jack Summers.

Conor McGregor warned Floyd Mayweather is in as good shape as he was for Manny Pacquiao fight Conor McGregor has been warned he will face the same Floyd Mayweather who so impressively eased to victory over Manny Pacquiao when they fight on Saturday night - and someone who is determined to "go out with a bang and quot;.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Jamie Moore believes Floyd Mayweather could suit MMA Jamie Moore says that Floyd Mayweather has a style that could work well in MMA ahead of the American’s cross-code boxing clash against UFC star Conor McGregor.

Mayweather vs Conor McGregor: McGregor confident he'll stop Mayweather in two rounds Conor McGregor insists he will.

Cotto Unfazed By All the Attention Paid to Mayweather-McGregor If Miguel Cotto is bothered by his fight Saturday night being overshadowed by an enormous event on the same night, he wasn't about to admit it Monday.

How much will Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor tickets and pay-per-view cost? The superfight is expected to eclipse Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao 'Fight of the Century'

Mayweather vs McGregor: Chris Eubank Jr says Floyd Mayweather wants to go out with a bang Chris Eubank Jr has warned Conor McGregor he will face the same Floyd Mayweather who so impressively eased to victory over Manny Pacquiao.

Cotto focused on Kamegai, not other fights Miguel Cotto, the only four-division world champion in Puerto Rico's rich boxing history, says he's focused on Yoshihiro "El Maestrito" Kamegai in Saturday's clash in Los Angeles for the vacant WBO junior middleweight title.

Exclusive: 'Conor McGregor is sports' biggest star, I hope he beats Floyd Mayweather' - Mick Conlan "I would say there's jealousy involved with a guy who has never fought a professional fight in his life and could make the biggest payday than any other fighter has made apart from Floyd Mayweather," Conlan exclusively told World Boxing News.

Briedis vs. Perez heading for fast sell out When WBC World Champion Mairis Briedis faces Mike Perez in a quarter-final bout at the World Boxing Super Series at the Riga Arena, September 30, the two warriors will enter a packed arena. Tickets are on sale ranging from €20.60 to €175.60.

Floyd Mayweather eats Burger King while trash talking Conor McGregor Floyd Mayweather doesn't need to be asked twice to trash talk his rival Conor McGregor, and has now taken to slating the Irishman while at Burger King. The huge fight is less than a week away.

Cotto's Road To Retirement Begins With Kamegai As the first Puerto Rican fighter to win titles across four divisions and now at the age of 36, he will look to pick up where he left off, so to speak when he faces Yoshihiro Kamegai of Japan on Saturday, August 26.

Horn: Mayweather should annihilate McGregor By Ray Wheatley - World of Boxing. WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn is confident that Floyd Mayweather will defeat Conor McGregor on Saturday in Las Vegas but said he likes the Irishman, who is hilarious and a great entertainer. Horn talked to Grantlee Kieza of the Courier Mail.

Bookies 'baffled' as Mayweather-McGregor breaks gambling records Punters don't seem to be listening to criticism of the fight, with Saturday's showdown on the Las Vegas strip set to 'break all records' of boxing betting in the UK. More than £20m has already been staked.

NSAC Head: McGregor is Younger, Stronger, Longer, Big Puncher Over the last few weeks, the Nevada State Athletic Commission has taken a lot of heat from the boxing public, over their sanction of a "boxing match" between five division world champion Floyd Mayweather Junior and UFC superstar Conor McGregor.

Watch: Mayweather vs McGregor Embedded Episode 1 For those that do not just live in the United States you'll be pleased to know the below is unblocked in your country. For some reason when it came to Showtime's 'All Access' programs before the Mayweather vs McGregor fight, it was only allowed to be viewed online by those within the US.

When is Mayweather vs McGregor? Live stream details, undercard, odds and more All the details ahead of the most anticipated fight in decades as UFC meets boxing.

Celebrities flock to Vegas for Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor as nightclubs prepare for after-parties The fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor may not have sold out yet, but that won't stop Las Vegas from putting on its party hat.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Q&A with MGM Resorts chief on the fascinating betting trends Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor has caused unprecedented activity in the Las Vegas casinos. Sky Sports quizzed MGM Resorts vice-president of sports and races Jay Rood…

Mayweather v McGregor: Breaking down the fight styles MMA coach Joe 'Silk' Cummins and boxing coach Richie Woodhall stake their claims for their respective styles in the upcoming fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Terence Crawford-Julius Indongo: Post-Undisputed Report Card There's something about Terence Crawford. It's not just how good he is in the ring. That much has been evident for quite some time. Perhaps it is best conveyed in the expression he wears in the ring. Crawford isn't just serious. There is a sneer, a quality that once might have been called surly, as he goes about his work.

Hernandez Faces Newman Saturday Night Darnell Boone is ready to face anything, even two opponents in two weeks Middleweight prospect Marcos "Madman" Hernandez is scheduled to face Kevin Newman II, this Saturday on the Mayweather vs. McGregor undercard. The 6-rounder, will serve as the swing bout for the preliminaries on FOX and FOX Deportes.

McGregor's 'final rev of the engine' ahead of Mayweather mega-fight McGregor will step outside the octagon and into the boxing ring with one of the greatest fighters the sport has ever seen, and has taken time to reflect on the gruelling training camp he has endured.

Trainer Shane McGuigan moves on from Carl Frampton Matthew Macklin's MTK Global are also said to be interested in speaking to Frampton about a deal as ex-handler McGuigan prepares for life without his main asset.

WATCH: All Access: Mayweather vs. Mcgregor Full Episodes 1-4 Fresh off of their explosive press tour and with just one month until the fight, Floyd "Money" Mayweather and "The Notorious" Conor McGregor undergo unique preparation for their unprecedented matchup. Nearly two years removed from the ring, Mayweather's reputation as the biggest draw in boxing hasn't diminished in the least.

IBF orders Terence Crawford to defend against mandatory challenger Sergey Lipinets; but will the unified champ choose to vacate? Boxing moves fast these days and the sanctioning bodies move even faster. Less than 48 hours after scoring a scorching 3rd round KO win over Julius Indongo to unify all four major belts at 140 pounds, Terence Crawford was ordered to make his first mandatory defence; so reports

McGregor's Trainer: No Doubt Mayweather Gets Knocked Out! CONOR MCGREGOR will come out of his fight with Floyd Mayweather victorious, according to his striking coach Owen Roddy. McGregor, the reigning UFC lightweight champion, takes on 'Money' Mayweather in a multi-million dollar boxing match in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Otto Wallin features on Usyk v Huck, aims to make most of opportunity "The fight for the Muhammad Ali Trophy attracts the eyes of the world so it's a great opportunity for me that I want to seize with both hands." Wallin, who is training out of New York under two-time world champion Joey Gamache, has respect for his four-year older opponent.

Latest Floyd Mayweather / Conor McGregor Boxing Betting Odds and Ends Odds courtesy of Bovada,. Miscellaneous Props. Who will have more people with them during the fight walkout? Floyd Mayweather - 175 Conor McGregor +125. Which fighter will have a longer fight walkout? Floyd Mayweather - 155 Conor McGregor +110. ***Calculated from the first note of the entrance music until the fighter gets one foot on the mat.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Jeff Horn hopes Floyd Mayweather 'annihilates' Conor McGregor Jeff Horn has given Conor McGregor little chance of beating Floyd Mayweather and hopes the American will.

Estrada Training Hard, Expects High Drama With Carlos Cuadras Former world champion, Juan Francisco "El Gallo" Estrada, is in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, training to face Sinaloa's Carlos ''Príncipe'' Cuadras, as he knows their fight will be all that it`s cracked up to be. In an interview with the Internet portal: "Línea Directa", the "Gallo" assured that he IS totally concentrating on work.

Tony Luis returns Oct 14 WBA-NABA Lightweight Champion, Tony "Lightning" Luis, will put his title on the line on Saturday, October 14th, when he takes on Giovanni "Impacto" Straffon of Mexico in a 10-round main event at the Cornwall Civic Complex in Cornwall, ON, Canada.

Euro News: Virgilijus Stapuliones, Frenois vs. Dib, More JM Promotions and Siesta Boxing join forces for a show in Vilnius, Lithuania, August 26. The event is billed as the Homecoming of the Terminator, super welterweight Virgilijus Stapuliones, 28-5-1, who takes on Pavel Mamontov, 12-4-2, for the vacant IBF Baltic title.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Nathan Cleverly insists Badou Jack won't suit light-heavyweight Nathan Cleverly insists that Badou Jack’s inexperience as a light-heavyweight will be his undoing.

Mayweather vs McGregor: New-born son enables 'seamless' preparation for Conor McGregor Conor McGregor has revealed how the presence of his new-born son has aided his preparation to fight Floyd Mayweather.

Ellerbe: Mayweather Brought Boxing Back, People Talking Again! Conor McGregor will step into a professional boxing ring for the first time to fight one of the all-time greats in Floyd Mayweather Jr on Saturday and the general consensus on the outcome is pretty overwhelming.

Mayweather Has Pulled Off His 'Emperor's New Clothes' Fight and Sold it for a Billion Dollars By Rob Blakeman: Floyd 'Money' Mayweather will be breaking the great Rocky Marciano's record of 49 and 0 when he beats Connor McGregor this weekend and it's going to be witnessed by over one billion people. He will also become the World's first billionaire sports man when he does so.

Crawford ordered to face Lipinets, pressure begins as undisputed champion And with three other sanctioning bodies all having their mandatory challengers and politics to play, the chances of Crawford actually hanging on to these four belts for any length of time is perhaps pretty slim.

Malignaggi: The Boxing World is Laughing at McGregor! Former two division champion Paulie Malignaggi has continued to turn up the heat on UFC superstar Conor McGregor - after the two fighters had a fallout from working together in training camp.

The Curious Case Of: Amir Khan By Danni Rocket: Throughout the boxing world there are many fighters that for one reason or another never achieve their full potential. This can be due to any number of reasons: a thirst for money over glory, the lack of a fighters' mentality, or problems with mental health.

Roy Jones Jr. and BeIN Sports Ink Television Deal For Events Las Vegas, NV - Roy Jones Junior Boxing Promotions and beIN SPORTS ink T.V deal for 2017 - 2018. The one year deal will kick off on September 29th, in Dallas, TX when Roy Jones Junior Boxing Promotions showcases their stable.

Harmonito Dela Torre Furious Over Saul Rodriguez Withdrawal In a stunning development, the fight between unbeaten fighters Harmonito "Hammer" Dela Torre and Saul 'Kid Dinamita" Rodriguez is off. Jim Claude Manangquil, chief executive officer of Sanman Promotions, announced that Rodriqguez pulled out of the fight.

Superfight: Gomez vs. Sanchez 36 years later Tensions increased as soon as the fight was announced, as Wilfredo Gomez continued to taunt Salvador Sanchez right up to fight night. Possibly trying to hide his own insecurities, Gomez aggressively went after Sanchez in the press.

Mayweather vs. McGregor, Forget the Hype, Who Will Win? By Tyler Chrestman: The Floyd Mayweather vs Connor McGregor fight may not wind up being the fight of the year, but it will be the spectacle of the decade. Cross-sport competitions can generate a massive amount of press and intrigue. This fight will not be the exception, but rather the benchmark by which this rule will be measured for all time.

Cotto-Kamegai conference call quotes for this Saturday's fight on HBO Miguel Cotto, the only four-division world champion in Puerto Rico's rich boxing history, and 154-pound contender Yoshihiro "El Maestrito" Kamegai hosted an international media conference call ahead of their 12-round fight for the vacant WBO Junior Middleweight title.The fight will take place on Saturday, Aug.

McGregor KO Would Resonate Far Beyond Weekend in Vegas The Mount Rushmore of upsets. Regardless of your generation or sport of choice, the top candidates for chiseled-granite immortality can probably be plucked from a similar crop of wannabes. The New York Jets in Super Bowl III. North Carolina State in the NCAA Final Four.

Vargas Wins A War In Toronto In a fight that more than lived up to its billing, Samuel Vargas and Ali Funeka went to war for ten rounds at the Brampton Powerade Centre in Toronto on Saturday night. Ultimately, it was Vargas who came out on top with a majority decision, but Funeka showed he had plenty left to give at 39 years of age.

Frampton Parts with McGuigan Former world champion Carl "the Jackal" Frampton announced on Monday via social media that he had cut ties with Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions. Barry McGuigan has managed Frampton since he turned professional in 2009. In addition, Barry's son Shane McGuigan has been Frampton's head trainer.

Canelo has the style to defeat Golovkin says Marquez By Allan Fox: Former multi-weight world champion Juan Manuel Marquez is picking Saul "Canelo" Alvarez to send unbeaten middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin down to his first career defeat on September 16 in their fight on HBO PPV.

Conor McGregor floors Kavanagh as he prepares for Floyd Mayweather Another one of Conor McGregor's sparring partners has hit the canvas. But this knockdown is unlikely to cause as much trouble as the one which sent Paulie Malignaggi tumbling.

Samuel Vargas vs. Ali Funeka - Results In a fight that more than lived up to its billing, Samuel Vargas and Ali Funeka went to war for ten rounds at the Brampton Powerade Centre on Saturday night. Ultimately, it was Vargas who came out on top with a majority decision, but Funeka showed he had plenty left to give at 39 years of age.

De La Hoya: Canelo Took Mayweather Fight Too Soon, Better for It In hindsight, Oscar De La Hoya admits Canelo Alvarez took the Floyd Mayweather Junior fight too soon. The money and exposure were unbeatable, though, and Alvarez's promoter is certain that losing to the extraordinarily skilled, experienced Mayweather made the Mexican superstar a much better boxer.

Rocky Marciano Jr. Explains Why Floyd Mayweather Doesn't Deserve to Break Record Rocky Marciano Junior does not believe Floyd Mayweather should have the opportunity to break his father's unbeaten record of 49-0 in what he described as an "exhibition match" against Conor McGregor on Saturday night.

Cleverly Expects Mayweather To Stop McGregor Inside of Six FLOYD MAYWEATHER JNR will stop Conor McGregor inside six rounds. That's the prediction of WBA light-heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly who has backed superstar boxer Mayweather to easily beat the king of UFC.

Retirement Crosses Canelo's Mind, But Not Ready to Walk Away Canelo Alvarez has 51 fights on his professional record, an unusually high number for a boxer who only recently turned 27 years old. Alvarez made his pro debut when he was just 15 in his native Mexico, which makes him already a veteran of 11-plus years, typically the time when fighters at least begin thinking about retirement.

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Willie Monroe Jr. Q&A: 'He's going to get his backside beat' By Ian Aldous: On Saturday September 16th, Willie Monroe Junior makes his second challenge for a world title when he battles the undefeated WBO king, Billy Joe Saunders, at the Copper Box Arena in London, live on BT Sport and Boxnation in the UK.

McGregor Motivated By Dismissive Boxing Fans, Vows to 'Educate' Conor McGregor has been surprised by how most boxing fans have completely dismissed him and his chances of upsetting Floyd Mayweather Jr. McGregor figured he'd get more credit for the boxing ability he has exhibited as one of the best stand-up fighters in UFC.

Best I Faced: Simon Brown Simon Brown was one of the best fighters in the welterweight and junior middleweight divisions in the late 1980s and early '90s. He unified two world titles at 147 pounds before upsetting the odds to win a portion of the 154-pound title. Impressive accomplishments, but he remains an underappreciated former champion.

Terence Crawford vs. Sergey Lipinets ordered by IBF By Chris Williams: Saturday night to defeat IBF/WBA light welterweight champion Julius Indongo to become the IBF, WBA, WBC and WBO 140 lb. champion, but unfortunately the IBF has now ordered him to face his IBF mandatory challenger Sergey Lipinets.

Why Mayweather-McGregor is alarming Vegas oddsmakers Mayweather-McGregor will be the most-bet boxing match ever in Nevada, but even veteran Las Vegas oddsmakers have been surprised at the betting patterns - and where the line may still go.

Marcos Hernandez vs. Kevin Newman II this Saturday Middleweight prospect Marcos "Madman" Hernandez is scheduled to face Kevin Newman II, this Saturday on the Mayweather vs McGregor undercard. The 6-rounder, will serve as the swing bout for the preliminaries on FOX and FOX Deportes. Prelims on FOX and FOX Deportes begin at 7 p.m.

Saturday's live fight card packs promotional punch With less than a week to go before the most talked-about boxing match in years takes center stage in Nevada, longtime promotion CES Boxing is set to deliver its own memorable night of boxing with some familiar faces and a few newcomers looking to build their legacies in the footsteps of some of New England's brightest stars.

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor must talk some sense JEFF POWELL IN LAS VEGAS: The most disturbing remark uttered by McGregor during the marathon run-up came not on a public stage during one of those foul-mouthed rants.

Episode 133: Mayweather-McGregor, Terence Crawford Dominates We are back to discuss Terence Crawford's dominant win over Julius Indongo to unify 140 pounds. We discuss what makes Crawford so successful and what his argument is for pound-for-pound #1. Then we discuss Mayweather-McGregor in-depth.

PODCAST: Cotto vs. Kamegai Preview Sullivan Barrera, Robinson Castellanos, Jezreel Corrales vs. Robinson Castellanos, Jezreel Corrales HBO Comment Jul 16, 2017 Miguel Berchelt vs. Takashi Miura, Miguel Berchelt, Takashi Miura, Sullivan Barrera, Joe Smith Jr., Joe Smith Jr. vs. Sullivan Barrera, Robinson Castellanos, Jezreel Corrales vs.

Joe Cortez Clarifies What He Did For McGregor Ahead Of Mayweather Joe Cortez is well known to boxing fans having officiated many world title fights down through the years that has seen him elected to the World Boxing Hall of Fame. His popular catchphrase 'I'm fair but I'm firm' has frequented many of the sport's big time battles.

Frampton parts ways with Barry McGuigan, Cyclone Promotions The long and successful partnership between Carl Frampton and Barry McGuigan is over. THE RING's 2016 Fighter of the Year announced the move Monday, severing ties with the manager and his company, Cyclone Promotions. The Belfast native is trained by McGuigan's son, Shane, and it's unclear if they will remain a team.

The 12th Round: Don King By Mauricio Sulaiman WBC President - Jose Sulaiman's son. We are living in a difficult time, humanity is hurting, tragedies and terrorist attacks happening, with so many innocent people dying and countless families suffering without being able to find an explanation.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Conor McGregor's most unorthodox shots won't shock Floyd Mayweather, Paul Smith tells Sky Sports News Conor McGregor's most unorthodox shots may not be enough to trouble Floyd Mayweather, according to Paul Smith.

Samuel Vargas Edges Ali Funeka Over Ten Rounds TORONTO, ON-In a fight that more than lived up to its billing, Samuel Vargas and Ali Funeka went to war for ten rounds at the Brampton Powerade Centre on Saturday night. Ultimately, it was Vargas who came out on top with a majority decision, but Funeka showed he had plenty left to give at 39 years of age.

Jack: I got what it takes to beat Cleverly Though most of the sports world's attention will be focused on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor main event on Saturday night, Badou Jack is hoping to make some new fans when he faces light heavyweight titlist Nathan Cleverly in the undercard.

Mayweather Opens Up On Why He Refuses To Watch His Own Fights Floyd Mayweather doesn't like to do that though, as he mentioned on a recent media phone call speaking ahead of his upcoming bout with Conor McGregor in Las Vegas:. He added:. He also says he hardly ever watches tapes of his opponents and leaves game plans for his trainers in the past.

Mayweather-McGregor: Camps Warned To Avoid Confrontations There won't be any physical confrontations during the upcoming fight week for Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor - or at least that's what the Nevada State Athletic Commission is hoping will happen. Mayweather, 40 years old, is coming back from a two year retirement stint to face the UFC's biggest star, McGregor, in a boxing match.

Cotto-Kamegai Preview: Miguel Cotto Starts to Say Goodbye, Miguel Cotto-Style Miguel Cotto is all fighter. He's so much a fighter at his core, in fact, that the only way he knows how to announce his retirement is by signing to fight.

McGregor vs. Mayweather Odds, Undercard Predictions and PPV Info Conor McGregor is the clear underdog for his fight against Floyd Mayweather Junior at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Saturday, August 26. The prop bets favour Mayweather winning by a knockout or stoppage. As for the undercard, one of the highlights will be Nathan Cleverly defending his WBA light-heavyweight title against Badou Jack.

Mayweather vs McGregor: The boxing world is laughing at Conor McGregor, says Paulie Malignaggi Paulie Malignaggi says that the boxing world is laughing at Conor McGregor as he gave his account of what happened in their infamous sparring sessions.

Anthony Joshua boxes ball tied to his hat in odd, but brilliant, drill Anthony Joshua showed off his resourcefulness on Monday as he did a training drill using a brilliant bit of homemade gym kit. The British boxing star worked on his timing by punching a tennis ball.

Golovkin: I understand the situation By Dan Ambrose: IBF/IBO/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin says he understands the situation at hand for his fight against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on September 16 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Photos: Payano vs. Santiago, Herring vs. Miller - Official Weights Former world champion Juan Carlos Payano will face Alexis Santiago in a 10-round bantamweight matchup that headlines Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes August 22 from Sam's Town Live in Las Vegas and presented by Mayweather Promotions.

Watch: New Anthony Joshua Tennis Ball Routine For Coordination More and more fighters seem to be incorporating this into their preparation with the school of thought being that it improves a boxer's hand-eye coordination in the ring and ultimately, helps with a fighter's accuracy in finding the target.

IBF Abolishes Second Weigh-in For Unification Bouts As Terence Crawford and Julius Indongo fought for all the major belts this past weekend, neither fighter was required by the IBF to participate in a second weigh-in before the fight. Their rules state that boxers who are in IBF title fights can not weigh more than 10 pounds above the weight limit.

Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Commentary on BBC Radio 5 live UK radio listeners will be able to hear commentary of Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor from Las Vegas on Saturday on BBC Radio 5 live.

Crawford facing tough, quick decision on future Less than 48 hours after dismantling Julius Indongo, undisputed junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford is facing the difficult decision to defend or vacate one of his world titles.

Betting Guide to Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather Junior is a money fight in more ways than one. Vegas has set the odds, and fans will lay down their hard-earned cash on this battle. And it won't just be the fight itself they bet on this Saturday. Much like the Super Bowl, there will be ample prop bets enticing their wallets to come out and play.

Report: Anthony Joshua Next Fight Date Now Pencilled In Although not officially confirmed, respected journalist Dan Rafael of ESPN has reported that the Anthony Joshua next fight date will fall on October 28th. Most likely at the Millienium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. The venue has a capacity of 80,000.

Arum Discusses Crawford's Future, Facing Pacquiao-Horn Winner This past Saturday night, Terence Crawford became the undisputed junior welterweight champion of the world by halting Julius Indongo in three rounds at the Pinnacle Bank Arena in Lincoln, Nebraska. Crawford, who had the WBO, WBC titles, halted Indongo with a body shot in the third to collect the WBA, IBF belts.

McGregor will fade against Mayweather and get stopped says Ward By Scott Gilfoid: Light heavyweight world champion Andre Ward is predicting Conor McGregor will start fast this Saturday night in his fight against Floyd Mayweather Junior, but then ultimately, he'll gas out and get stopped after the 3rd round.

Anthony Joshua would face MMA star in a cage - but admits he'd probably get beat ANTHONY JOSHUA says could take on an MMA star in a cage – but admits he’d probably get a hiding. The British world heavyweight champion will not be in Las Vegas for Floyd Mayweather’s super-fight…

This Week In Boxing: August 22-26 Just last week we saw the bantamweight division get turned on it's head when Shinsuke Yamanaka was stopped. There's no surprise there either. Very rarely do we see an older champion in a division below 126 age gracefully. Yamanaka had an ugly crash and burn, as did Anselmo Moreno.

24/7: Canelo-Golovkin This installment of 24/7 will be a short one, two episodes, which will feature behind-the-scenes footage of both Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin as they lead into their September 16th fight at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The episodes will also be made available through On Demand, HBO NOW, and HBO GO, per usual.

Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight week schedule: There are just six days remaining before Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor go toe-to-toe in Las Vegas. Sportsmail guides you through the schedule.

Anthony Joshua calls Tyson Fury "an idiot" The belt holder has his sights set on the mandatory challenger.

Mayweather and Justin Bieber Beef Ahead Of McGregor Fight The beef appears to have started over some sort of dropping of Mayweather as a friend by Justin Bieber after the recording artist unfollowed Mayweather on Instagram. As petty as that sounds. TMZ have reported that Mayweather has labelled Bieber:. They've also mentioned that Mayweather told Bieber:.

Commentary: The Money 'Fight' approaches There are those who maintain that critics of this event are actually desperate to see it. They suggest that curiosity will get the better of me and I'll scramble for my remote control and order it this weekend. Are you shitting me? The more I read nonsense like that, the more annoyed I get.

Joshua: Mayweather Will Beat McGregor in Landslide, Can't Compete Count Anthony Joshua among the star boxers who cannot envision Conor McGregor giving Floyd Mayweather Junior any legitimate competition Saturday night. The hard-hitting heavyweight champion from England readily admits that he "probably" would lose if he competed in a mixed martial arts match.

Frampton splits from McGuigan Former world champion Carl Frampton posted on his Twitter account that he has split from Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions. Nothing announced on whether "The Jackal" will remain with trainer Shane McGuigan, Barry McGuigan's son.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Ticket prices, Donald Trump rumours and weigh-in venue discussed by hosts Ahead of Floyd Mayweather's massive clash with Conor McGregor, we asked MGM to reveal plans for a spectacular event in Las Vegas.

Marcos Hernandez Camp Notes For Kevin Newman Bout - Middleweight prospect Marcos "Madman" Hernandez is scheduled to face Kevin Newman II, this Saturday on the Mayweather vs McGregor undercard. The 6-rounder, will serve as the swing bout for the preliminaries on FOX and FOX Deportes. Prelims on FOX and FOX Deportes begin at 7 p.m.

Ward warns Bellew: This isn't Creed, this is real life! Andre Ward doesn't have a problem with moving up to cruiserweight to take on Tony Bellew, but he's still weighing all his options before making a final decision on his next move. Bellew has been mentioning Ward's name as a potential opponent pretty frequently but Ward makes it clear to Sky Sports that this isn't going to be like the movie Creed.

Mayweather vs. McGregor Predictions: Early Scorecard Projections for Superfight On Saturday, August 26, Floyd Mayweather Junior and Conor McGregor will meet at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, in perhaps the biggest crossover in professional fighting history.

Can Rey Vargas fill the void left by Marquez? By Gerardo Granados: This Saturday night on August 26 at the StubHub Center, Carson, California, the newly crowned WBC super-bantam belt holder Rey Vargas will make his first defense against Ronny Rios.

Lomachenko-Rigondeaux in play for December WBO jr lightweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko will return December 9 on ESPN at The Theater in Madison Square Garden according to Hall of Fame promoter Bob Arum. The opponent isn't set, but either Guillermo Rigondeaux or Orlando "Siri" Salido is the likely foe.

Is the Top Rank stable enough for Terence Crawford? By Gav Duthie: Terence 'Bud' Crawford carved his name in the history books on Saturday night when he became the first undisputed champion of boxing since Jermaine Taylor 12 years ago.

Local Bookmakers Come Up With Incredible Mayweather McGregor Poster It follows a number of other pieces of artwork ahead of the fight going up from posters in Mcgregor's gym of him connecting a punch on Mayweather's face - to lavish painting such as this one that cost UFC President $2500 to buy from a fan.

Frampton announces split from McGuigan Carl Frampton has announced that his partnership with Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions has ended.

Carl Frampton announces split from Cyclone Promotions Carl Frampton has confirmed that he has parted ways with long-standing representatives Cyclone Promotions. The Northern Irishman has been managed by Cyclone promoter Barry McGuigan since turning professional in 2009 and during that period, world titles have been won at super-bantamweight and featherweight.

Arum Gives Latest on Lomachenko vs. Rigondeaux Fight So is a showdown between a pair of two-time Olympic gold medalists, Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux on the horizon? There has been more than a fair share of barking between the two camps on social media the past several weeks. Now it looks like some real progress has been made to actually get the two world champions in the ring together.

August 21, 1981: Sanchez vs Gomez Instead, Sanchez vs Gomez took place, like so many other great fights of the 80s, at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, but millions of Hispanics mobbed closed-circuit television outlets to watch what was, for them, the Superbowl of boxing for 1981.

Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor: Kings of trash talk prepare for Vegas showdown BBC Sport recaps some of the memorable moments from Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's promotional tour as they prepare to fight in Las Vegas.

Scorecard: Crawford makes statement with impressive win over Indongo Junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford accomplished a few things on Saturday. He unified all four belts with his one-sided victory over Julius Indongo, made some history and solidified his spot as one of the best fighters in the world.

Biggest bets for Mayweather-McGregor One bettor has already wagered $880,000 on Floyd Mayweather at South Point. Here is a running file of the biggest Mayweather-McGregor bets across Nevada sportsbooks.

Mayweather Security Warns McGregor Team Ahead Of Fight Somehow or some way two of Mayweather's security members have made themselves a small bit of the pre-fight story line ahead of the McGregor fight after the Irishman famously branded them two:. This came after a brief hand bags altercation on the international press tour where the Mayweather and McGregor teams clashed on stage.

Mayweather vs McGregor to become one of biggest betting events of the year Punters are already piling money on the fight, which is only set to be bettered in betting numbers by the Grand National.

Carl Frampton splits with Barry McGuigan Former featherweight champion Carl Frampton has officially split with promoter Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions per a statement posted on Twitter. Frampton has been with the promotional outfit since leaving Eddie Hearn's Matchroom Sport in 2013.

Mayweather vs. McGregor: Undercard Fights and Championship Predictions The Floyd Mayweather Junior vs Conor McGregor lineup has taken a note from the UFC, where the Irishman is a star. That's because the card for the megafight is surprisingly stacked for a boxing event. The main fight is undoubtedly the marquee special, but fans of quality boxing will want to make sure to tune in at 9 p.m.

Robert Byrd: Profile of 74-year-old Mayweather vs McGregor fight referee Who is referee for Mayweather vs McGregor?

Jeff Horn: I Can Beat Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor! FLOYD MAYWEATHER'S MEETING with UFC champion Conor McGregor is "a circus" and WBO welterweight champion Jeff Horn is confident he would beat either man in the ring. The pair will clash in Las Vegas on Saturday for a showdown that has dominated the headlines since it was officially confirmed in June.

DeGale still frustrated by draw with Jack, targets future fight with Andre Ward James DeGale still laments his draw with Badou Jack back in January, telling WBN that he can't really give an accurate assessment of Jack's skill level since he fought him with a handicap.

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor: Latest Pre-Fight Odds and Predictions The unpredictability of combat sports is what makes its disciplines so popular. And it's why the prospect of illustrious boxer Floyd Mayweather Junior taking on MMA specialist Conor McGregor has captivated the sporting world.

Haye Feels Mayweather Has Zero Fear of McGregor Landing Shots DAVID HAYE questioned whether Conor McGregor possesses the firepower to cause Floyd Mayweather problems when the pair finally meet this weekend.

Carl Frampton parts with long-term promoter Barry McGuigan Speculation surrounding Frampton's working relationship with McGuigan intensified after his comeback fight with Andres Gutierrez was cancelled at the last minute.

Conor McGregor gives Floyd Mayweather a glimpse into the future with an Instagram post CONOR MCGREGOR has given the clearest indication yet that he will be going all out for a KO victory on Saturday night. The UFC two-weight world champ will fight boxing legend Floyd Mayweather in La…

Boxrec Pound For Pound Top 10 Somehow Includes Jeff Horn The popular boxing records website Boxrec appears to have stumbled on a bit if an error it seems in their latest pound for pound top 10 list. Sure, these lists are never totally accurate anyway - no matter where they come from. That much is a given.

Anthony Joshua: I'd Try MMA, But I Would Probably Get Beaten Anthony Joshua is willing to try mixed martial arts, but the unbeaten heavyweight champion admits he'd probably lose in that sport. The 6-feet-6, 250-pound Joshua told Sky Sports for a story posted to its website Monday that he is intrigued by the possibility of participating in an MMA match.

Carl Frampton confirms split from Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions The featherweight posted a statement to his Twitter account to confirm the news.

Exclusive: English champ Darryll Williams makes two bold World Boxing Super Series predictions It's all in and I think it will be entertaining for boxing fans and I'm raring to go to watch," Williams exclusively told World Boxing News. However, the Ricky Hatton trained fighter is expecting a major upset in the quarter finals when Groves battles Jamie Cox.

Marquez: Canelo has the perfect style to beat Golovkin In this video interview with FightHub, Juan Manuel Marquez breaks out his best English to talk about his decision to retire as well as give his thoughts on next month's big fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin. Marquez on how it feels to have officially retired:.

Carl Frampton confirms split from manager Barry McGuigan Carl Frampton confirms his partnership with manager Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions has come to an end.

Mayweather and McGregor warned by NASC over pre-fight conduct The two fighters will descend on the Las Vegas strip this week, where they will come face-to face for a final press conference and weigh-in before meeting in the ring on Saturday.

Manny Robles back in action on Sept 1 L.A Fight Club The televised co-main event will feature two-time Brazilian Olympian Everton Lopes in a six-round featherweight battle against native Mexican Angel "Pescado" Sarinana.

Carl Frampton Splits From McGuigan and Issues Statement Rumblings that all was not well had been coming for sometime behind the scenes but now the news has been made official today that Carl Frampton has parted way professionally with Cyclone Promotions and his mentor Barry McGuigan.

Mayweather v McGregor: Anthony Joshua open to MMA fight Anthony Joshua says he would be willing to box a mixed martial artist, as the build up to Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor continues.

Anthony Joshua open to fight with MMA opponent WBA and IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua would fight an MMA opponent as long as there was a no submissions rule.

Carl Frampton parts company with Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions Carl Frampton has released a statement confirming that he has parted company with manager Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions.

Anthony Joshua open to MMA cage fight in the future or boxing bout in Mayweather-McGregor mould Anthony Joshua would be willing to box a mixed martial artist or accept a cage fight in the future.

When, where and how you can watch the historic Mayweather Vs McGregor bout Everything you need to know ahead of the most anticipated fight in decades as the UFC legend meets the five-division boxing champion.

Mayweather vs. McGregor Odds: Early-Week Vegas Lines for Superfight Floyd Mayweather Junior is the firm favourite to beat Conor McGregor when the two step into the ring at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Saturday, August 26. The current Vegas lines have Mayweather tipped to win at - 400, according to Joe Osborne of OddsShark.

Mayweather vs McGregor: What you can see and read on Sky Sports as we count down the days Fight week begins ahead of the unique event that is coming your way on Sky Sports Box Office. The countdown is on, so follow and Sky Sports News as we bring you news and interviews, features and clips to get you in the mood…

Anthony Joshua open to facing MMA fighter in the future The IBF and WBA heavyweight champion is currently finalising his next title defence.

Andre Ward believes Mayweather could score 'big knockout' vs McGregor Ward, himself an undefeated two-weight world champion, predicts a 'slower' Mayweather will have to see out an early McGregor storm before controlling his way to victory.

Saunders: I'd Jump at Chance To Face Daniel Jacobs in December! Unbeaten middleweight Billy Joe Saunders is keen to take on the best in his division, should he defeat Willie Monroe Jr next month. On September 16th, the southpaw defends his WBO crown at the Copper Box Arena in London, but is already thinking about future match-ups against the likes of Saul Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin and Danny Jacobs.

Joshua willing to accept MMA fight in the future and backs Mayweather Anthony Joshua would be willing to box a mixed martial artist or accept a cage fight in the future. The heavyweight champion believes he has the 'pure aggression' to succeed.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Watch the first of five countdown shows ahead of the Las Vegas event The countdown is well and truly on to the fight the world has been waiting for.

Carl Frampton Makes it Official: Leaves Barry McGuigan, Cyclone Belfast's Carl "The Jackal" Frampton has confirmed the rumours that he has decided to split with long-time mentor Barry McGuigan. The former IBF World and WBA World Super-bantamweight, and WBA Super World featherweight holder released a brief statement confirming the news earlier today.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Boxing and UFC fans will overwhelm Las Vegas, says Johnny Nelson Floyd Mayweather's meeting with Conor McGregor will attract legions of boxing and UFC fans to Las Vegas, says Sky Sports expert Johnny Nelson…

Mayweather v McGregor: The timeline of events leading to imminent mega-show As the fight draws nearer by the day with anticipation of witnessing one of the most epics fights in history, let's look at a timeline of the history of Mayweather and McGregor to build up the suspense. 2 July 2015. The Mayweather Vs McGregor fight 'rumour' started two years ago on the Conan O'Brien Show.

Mayweather vs. McGregor: Early Fight Predictions, PPV Schedule and More Floyd Mayweather Junior and Conor McGregor have spent the entire summer taking over social media feeds. Soon, the two will finally take over pay-per-view. All the talk, all the sparring footage, all the custom suits will be put aside, and all that will be left of this bizarre rivalry will be a fistfight in the boxing ring Saturday.

Carl Frampton confirms Barry McGuigan split Despite being promoted and managed by McGuigan solely since leaving Matchroom Sport in 2013, Frampton has decided the time is right to branch out on his own. Outlining the situation on Monday, Frampton said: "I can confirm I have parted company with Barry McGuigan and Cyclone Promotions.

Conor McGregor sends Floyd Mayweather pre-fight message ahead of Las Vegas bout With less than a week to go until Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor meet in the ring, it's almost time for the talking to stop - but not quite yet.

McGregor: No Fan of Canelo, Golovkin - I Want Lomachenko-Rigo UFC superstar Conor McGregor is less than a week away from his Showtime Pay-Per-View showdown with five division world champion Floyd Mayweather, which takes place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Who is in Conor McGregor's fight camp? Conor McGregor will have millions of fans around the world backing him in his fight against Floyd Mayweather this Saturday.

McGregor Coach Explains Bizarre McGregor Shadow Boxing Style 'Spaghetti arms' and other terms were given to the flowing arms of Conor McGregor in recent weeks after a video went viral, giving birth to the McGregor challenge in many boxing gyms.

What is the prize money for McGregor vs Mayweather and how much of the purse will the winner get? Boxing purists may be shying away from the thought of Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor, but you can expect the money to be rolling in over the next couple of months.

DeGale: Cleverly's fight vs. Jack 'very hard' James DeGale has warned fellow Briton Nathan Cleverly to expect a tough night against Badou Jack on Saturday and has described Floyd Mayweahter vs. Conor McGregor as a "mismatch".

Manny Pacquiao and Jeff Horn to fight in 'Battle of Brisbane' rematch Brisbane Lord Mayor Graham Quirk had earlier threatened to pull funding without confirmation from the Pacquiao camp but said he had been reassured at a meeting with promoters.

SunSport's expert panel discuss McGregor vs Mayweather JUST days away from one of the biggest fights ever in boxing, SunSport’s experts have given their views on how the Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather clash will pan out. And it appears that t…

Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather odds: Best bets, latest tips and predictions Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor is only days away - and the excitement is growing ahead of the Las Vegas fight.

Huck / Usyk Undercard Update Super-middleweight talent Radovan to fight French Aboghe on Usyk-Huck undercard. The big stage is set for Germany's next super-middleweight hope: Denis Radovan will be part of the World Boxing Super Series premieres on September 9 at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin, Germany.

Denis Radovan to fight French Aboghe on Usyk-Huck undercard The big stage is set for Germany's next super-middleweight hope: Denis Radovan will be part of the World Boxing Super Series premieres on September 9 at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin, Germany. He will meet Yann Binanga Aboghe from France.

Lomachenko Drops Not So Subtle Dig At Fellow Champions The WBO super-featherweight champion with a not so subtle hint for the other champions at his weight - Gervonta Davis, Miguel Berchelt and Jezreel Corrales. No doubt after Terence Crawford unified all the belts at the weekend that other fighters will be inspired to do the same moving forward, one would have thought.

Rabbit Punches podcast, episode 10 Michael and Tom discuss Terence Crawford's latest victory. They also give Conor McGregor a real chance of defeating Floyd Mayweather on Saturday - and pigs might fly.

Chris Algieri: McGregor Loses, Took Me 10-15 Fights To Transition Former WBO junior welterweight champion Chris Algieri knows what it takes to make the transition to professional boxing and fight on the highest level. As a kid, Algieri trained in martial arts but he eventually took up kickboxing.

Machado Scores Impressive Win Alberto "Explosivo" Machado scored an impressive unanimous decision victory against Carlos "The Solution" Morales to unify the NABO and NABA Super Featherweight titles in the main event of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at Ferial de Puerto Rico in Ponce.

Who is Floyd Mayweather? Unbeaten boxer profiled Floyd 'Money' Mayweather is widely considered to be one of the greatest boxers of all time, but how did the 40-year-old find himself to be the proud owner of an undefeated record after over 20 years in the ring?

James DeGale has a warning for Nathan Cleverly Cleverly defends his WBA world light-heavyweight title against Jack, who is stepping up a division for the first time since his draw with DeGale in January.

Mayweather vs McGregor: Entourages for both superstars have been reminded about conduct Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's entourages have been dealt a reminder about their behaviour during fight week.

Dougie's Monday mailbag Cheers Doug, hope you enjoyed your break last week. - Shawar. I had a good time with my wife on Catalina Island but I'm glad to be back on the editorial grind and excited to be going into what will be several weeks of bigtime boxing events. Those are interesting mythical 140-pound matchups involving the Pride of Omaha:.

Otto Wallin on Usyk vs Huck undercard in Berlin September 9 Swedish heavyweight talent Otto 'All in' Wallin faces German Timur Stark in a ten round contest when the World Boxing Super Series premieres on September 9 at the Max-Schmeling-Halle in Berlin, Germany. Tickets can be bought on and

Mayweather vs McGregor: Countdown for the blockbuster battle in Las Vegas Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight week has started and we answer all the key questions about what to expect ahead of the Las Vegas showdown, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

Mayweather vs McGregor: What date is the fight, what time will it start and who will win? Mayweather vs McGregor is almost here.

Lennox Lewis on Mayweather vs McGregor: Is he going to throw a kick? Heavyweight great Lennox Lewis, who occasionally works as a guest commentator now that his own boxing career has ended, is not looking forward to this Saturday's big, heavily hyped Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor crossover fight.

Mayweather vs McGregor: ticket sales failing to live up to the hype The CEO of Mayweather Promotions has dismissed suggestions that demand for tickets to watch Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor has been disappointing low.

Conor McGregor Has A Prophetic Battle Warning For Floyd Irishman Conor McGregor is often referred to 'Mystic Mac' for his ability to predict the outcome of fights and in particular, what round he's going to do it in. In his UFC career in the sport of mixed martial arts he's done this with astounding success.

Conor McGregor warns Floyd Mayweather only Bruce Lee can prepare him for fight CONOR McGREGOR warned Floyd Mayweather that only sparring with Bruce Lee would prepare the boxer for what is coming for him. Mayweather, 40, has trained with fellow boxers in the run-up to his cros…

McGregor: Horn Mauled Pacquiao - That Was No Robbery UFC superstar Conor McGregor believes Jeff Horn was the legitimate winner of last month's fight with Manny Pacquiao. Horn pulled off a huge upset decision win to capture Pacquaio's WBO welterweight title before a crowd of 51,000 at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Lomachenko-Rigondeaux will be at 130lbs if fight gets made for Dec.9 By Chris Williams: Super bantamweight champion Guillermo Rigondeux will need to climb 2 divisions to fight WBO super featherweight title holder Vasyl "Hi-Tech" Lomachenko at 130 if the fight is going to get made for December 9. The fight still isn't signed as of yet.

Vasyl Lomachenko-Guillermo Rigondeaux close for December 9, to go out on ESPN They are arguably the two most naturally talented boxers fighting today - and promoter Bob Arum wants to match them together in what he says would be an "historic" fight. Vasyl Lomachenko Vs.

60 years ago today: Another fighter having his pro debut met a guy named Floyd in a much derided "mismatch" There will be no world title on the line on Saturday night when Conor McGregor, making his boxing pro debut, will climb into the ring to face huge betting favourite and common sense favourite, Floyd Mayweather Junior.

Andre Ward wants to jump up another TWO weight classes to fight Anthony Joshua ANDRE WARD is prepared to jump TWO weight divisions to take on Anthony Joshua. Arguably the world’s best pound-for-pound boxer, Ward believes he can beat anybody – and that includes WBA…

Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor fight is a farce, says Lennox Lewis Former world heavyweight champion Lennox Lewis has described Floyd Mayweather's upcoming bout with Conor McGregor as 'a farce'.

McGregor brings out the heavy artillery ahead of Mayweather showdown Conor McGregor has entered the final week of preparation before his blockbuster showdown with Floyd Mayweather, and it appears the Irishman is bringing out the heavy artillery.

Daily Bread Mailbag: Crawford-Spence, Fantasy Matches, More By Stephen "Breadman" Edwards. The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen "Breadman" Edwards tackling numerous topics, including the rise of undisputed junior welterweight champion Terence Crawford, a possibly fight between Crawford and IBF welterweight champion Errol Spence, thoughts on numerous fantasy matches, and more.

DeGale: Mayweather-McGregor a Mismatch, But a Great Event JAMES DeGALE thinks Conor McGregor against Floyd Mayweather is a mismatch - but he will not be able to stop himself flying to Las Vegas to watch it. Despite odds falling last week, bookies still make UFC superstar McGregor a 7-2 underdog and Mayweather the 1-5 favourite for the light-middleweight boxing contest on Saturday.

Golovkin's trainer: We can't let Canelo go the distance By Jeff Aranow: Gennady "GGG" Golovkin's trainer Abel Sanchez is concerned with him ending up on the losing end of a controversial decision if they allow the highly popular Saul "Canelo" Alvarez go the full 12 round distance in their fight on September 16 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Andre Ward backs Floyd Mayweather to beat Conor McGregor Two-weight world champion Andre Ward thinks Floyd Mayweather will get the better of Conor McGregor when the pair meet in next weekend's super-fight in Las Vegas.

Damon Jones vs. James Metcalf, British Eliminator Set, 10/21 JAMES METCALF is set to fight again in the next couple of months. The undefeated super-welterweight, 29, has been ordered by the British Boxing Board of Control to take part in an eliminator for the domestic crown at his weight.

Brisbane demands Pacman commitment By Ray Wheatley - World of Boxing. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has told News Corp Australia that he wants confirmation from promoters that Pacquiao has signed on for the fight before he commits to marketing the event. "The Battle of Brisbane only happened with the strong financial support of Brisbane City Council," Quirk told The Courier Mail.

Euro News: Braehmer-Brant, Pawel Stepien, Pierre Madsen, More There is still no date or site for Juergen Braehmer vs Rob Brant, the fourth of the quarterfinals in the World Boxing Super Series tournament at 168 pounds, but according to a German press release from Team Sauerland - a likely date is at the end of October.

Mauro Ranallo on Mayweather-McGregor Warming to Showtime's blow-by-blow man Mauro Ranallo has not been easy. He appeared as if from nowhere with foghorn in hand and seems out of place in the sport of sports.

Andre Ward: We Could See Mayweather Win With BIG Knockout WBA, IBF, WBO light heavyweight world champion Andre Ward believes Floyd Mayweather may close the show with a very big knockout on Saturday night, when he faces UFC superstar Conor McGregor. The pair will collide in a boxing match at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Gavronski-Vera clash Sept 9 at the Boat An intriguing super middleweight fight tops the 112th edition of Brian Halquist Productions' long running 'Battle at the Boat' series at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington on September 9th.

Lomachenko, Rigondeaux camps close to deal The camps for Vasyl Lomachenko and Guillermo Rigondeaux are close to a deal that would see the two-time Olympic gold medalists face off Dec. 9 at Madison Square Garden, their promoters told ESPN.

Ignorance is Bliss for Mayweather-McGregor Like it or not, there is huge buzz for Mayweather-McGregor in the mainstream sports world and the interest will be red-hot by fight night. Most of those eager to consume will do so-and will not be running any internal analysis as to why this may or may not be a "real," competitive fight.

Pacquiao-Horn Funding Issue Resolved: Manny Plans To Fight The big funding issue has been sorted out for the Manny Pacquiao vs Jeff Horn rematch. Over the weekend, the Brisbane City Council withdrew its financial support for the rematch.

Lomachenko-Rigondeaux Close For December 9 on ESPN Top Rank's CEO, Bob Arum, had recently advised that WBO super featherweight champion Vasyl Lomachenko would return to the ring on December 9th at The Theatre in Madison Square Garden in New York. Like his last outing, Lomachenko's ring return will be broadcast by Top Rank's new television partner, ESPN.

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