Former WBC, IBO and Ring Magazine light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal (31-4-1, 1 NC/18 KOs) is tired of hearing about these UFC guys who think they can box. The 34-year-old Haitian Canadian may also be tired of hearing all the hype about the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor matchup and may be looking to create his … Read more
Legendary boxing trainer Freddie Roach was asked if he would lend a hand to help train UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor if the rumored bout between he and Floyd Mayweather were to come to fruition. “They asked me about training McGregor this morning,” Roach said. “If he comes, he comes. I’ll help him. I like helping … Read more
It was an odd sight to see numerous people on Twitter claiming that boxing was dead alongside reports of Floyd Mayweather getting his fight-night check for $100 million. Think about that. $100,000,000. One hundred million dollars. The real kicker is that check is only his first payment on the fight – he still has sponsorship … Read more
Laila Ali hasn’t fought professionally in eight years. Now 37, the daughter of the great Muhammad Ali achieved great success in boxing herself, retiring with a perfect 24-0 record with 21 knockouts and collecting multiple titles. She fought primarily at super middleweight (168 lbs.) and is 5’10” tall. TMZ recently caught up with Ms. Ali to … Read more
You might recognize him as the cigarette smoking boxer. There has long been talk of former WBA/WBC welterweight champion and former WBC light middleweight champion Ricardo Mayorga of fighting in MMA. Mayorga finally did just that on May 3 when he faced one Wesley Tiffer at “Omega MMA 8: Battle of the Americas” in Mayorga’s hometown of Managua, Nicaragua.
It’s a boxing legend vs. an MMA legend as “The Natural” Randy Couture takes on “Lights Out” James Toney Aug. 28 at TD Garden in Boston, Mass.