Archive: boxing

Jul 22, 2014 8:00 pm

Anderson Silva Looking Scary While Sparring

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva can be seen in this video he posted on his Instagram of himself looking terrifyingly scary while doing some boxing sparring, check it out:

Jul 15, 2014 4:08 pm

Mayweather Disses Rousey: “I Don’t Even Know Who He Is”

Legendary Prizefighter Floyd Money Mayweather may have unintentionally taken some shots at UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey today during an interview that was recorded by David Griesman of Check out the footage below:

Jul 11, 2014 8:51 am

Underground Bare Knuckle Boxing in the UK

Once regarded as something that happens exclusively in Guy Ritchie films and on gypsy sites, bare knuckle boxing is fast becoming a thriving scene in the UK — the ultimate British bloodsport.

Jul 8, 2014 7:49 am

Shaquille O’Neal Hitting Mitts

NBA Legend Shaquille O’Neal is a big fan of the UFC, and has been campaigning for a fight against Jose Canseco for a while now. However, recently Shaq posted a picture of himself after Jiu-Jitsu training at a Gracie Academy. Now it looks like Shaq is working on the standup part of his game with...

Jun 17, 2014 5:17 pm

Mike Tyson Draws On Sleeping Dana White

Dana White learned a hard lesson today, don’t fall asleep on a plane while Mike Tyson is around. The boxing legend took a sharpie and had some fun with the sleeping UFC President. Check it out below.

Jun 11, 2014 5:02 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach: Cotto Would Knock Floyd Mayweather Out

Legendary boxing trainer Freddie Roach spoke to media after Miguel Cotto put on an amazing performance against Sergio Martinez. Roach believes that a rematch between Cotton and Mayweather would go very different than the first one. He just fought really well, I was happy with the whole performance. Three knockdowns in the first round was...

Jun 3, 2014 9:22 am

Boxing Beat: Floyd Mayweather Dumps Golden Boy

Legendary Prizefighter Floyd Mayweather ended his 7-year relationship with Golden Boy Promotions yesterday. This comes on the heels of GBP co-founder and CEO Richard Schaefer resigning as well. Mayweather Promotions CEO Larry Ellerbe spoke to about Mayweather’s split from the promotion as well as on his relationship with Richard Schaefer. “We have a great...

May 7, 2014 7:49 pm

Retired Lytle in Talks to Box Roy Jones Jr.

First, there was Anderson Silva. Then came Rampage Jackson. Now it appears the retired Chris Lytle is latest UFC veteran to be rumored to a boxing match with Roy Jones Jr. According to a report on Wednesday’s new episode of “UFC Tonight,” Lytle is in negotiations to compete with Jones Jr. at 175 pounds. The...

May 2, 2014 6:43 pm

Floyd Mayweather Guaranteed 31.5 Million For Maidana Bout

By Evan Stoumbelis Undefeated Prize Fighter Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather steps into the ring against Marcos Maidana this Saturday night. ‘Money’, who was named the highest paid athlete by ESPN in 2013, was guaranteed $1 million against Saul Alvarez in his last fight, and pocketed a total of $80 million dollars for his win. So just...

Apr 23, 2014 5:16 pm

Floyd Mayweather Jr.: ‘My Son Fights MMA’

By Evan Stoumbelis Floyd Mayweather is preparing for arguably the biggest test of the undefeated prizefighter’s career. His fight with Marcos Maidana on May 3rd. Leading up to what has the makings to be boxing’s fight of the year Mayweather and Maidana were featured on the first of several “All Access” episodes on Showtime network....

Apr 21, 2014 6:05 pm

PHOTO | UFC’s Kyle Noke Spars With Steve Irwin

‘The Crocodile Hunter’, Steve Irwin, was reportedly a big martial arts fan and perhaps an even bigger ‘Mixed Martial Arts’ fan. While on this earth, the beloved Irwin, had a friendship with Kyle Noke, the TUF Nations Team Australia Coach, and through this friendship they trained and sparred MMA. Pretty cool! (photo via Kyle Noke)

Apr 16, 2014 6:04 am

Floyd Mayweather Highest Paid Athlete In 2013

By Evan Stoumbelis Boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather tops the list of ESPN’s highest paid athletes of 2013. Just how much did “Money” pocket in 2013? 73.5 million dollars. Let that sink in. The $73.5M does not include money from endorsements or sponsors, meaning Mayweather probably pocketed at least double that number. Mayweather continued his undefeated...

Apr 15, 2014 8:20 pm

Rogan Says Rousey Would Beat Mayweather in a Fight

We can all agree that Joe Rogan is a pretty smart guy. Whether it’s discussing ancient civilizations or pontificating on the vastness of the universe on his uber-popular podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience, it’s safe to say that he has learned a thing or two from all of the documentaries he raves about and the...

Apr 14, 2014 11:09 am

VIDEO | Pacquiao vs Bradley II Full Fight Highlights

Last Saturday Boxing took center stage with the highly anticipated rematch between Manny Pacquiao and Tim Bradley. The fight, which was one of the most entertaining bouts in recent history, went the distance with Pacquiao getting a much deserved win on the judges scorecards. Hit play above to enjoy the full fight highlights.

Mar 28, 2014 6:25 pm

Retired Boxing Legend Marvin Hagler Compares MMA To Bar Fighting

Yes, the man known as Marvelous Marvin Hagler (that’s his legal name) recently spoke to reporters in Malaysia and the topic of MMA came up. Here’s what the former world champion had to say: “That sport right there, I can’t see any art inside. If you wanna teach a kid how to fight (in MMA),...

Mar 28, 2014 5:55 pm

Boxing Beat: Prominent Manager Arrested For Involvement In A Murder-For-Hire Scheme

Marlon Sullivan is an NFL agent and manager of boxer Karim Mayfield, who fights tomorrow night on HBO. Sullivan was arrested Wednesday morning on charges related to the arrest of California State Senator Leland Yee. Here are some of the details of Yee’s arrest thanks to San Francisco Magazine. “Yee told an FBI agent to...

Mar 12, 2014 10:46 am

Boxing Beat: Floyd Mayweather Jr. Hired Goons To Beat Up Thieving Employees?

By Evan Stoumbelis Reports are circling this morning linking undefeated boxing great, Floyd Mayweather Jr.,  to a beating delivered to some contractors after jewelry from his house went missing. TMZ broke the story saying: Sources familiar with the situation tell TMZ Sports … the two men had been hired to work on Floyd’s Vegas homes …...

Mar 11, 2014 11:44 am

Boxing’s Anne Wolfe Fires Off On Ronda Again: “I’ll put that hoe straight to sleep”

Anne Wolfe continues to poke and prod Ronda Rousey. reported on Wolfe’s initial comments towards the women’s UFC bantamweight champion yesterday, where Wolfe had been quoted as saying she would “fuck Ronda Rousey up”, if the two ever met in combat. Not quite content with those deep and thought-provoking words of wisdom, Wolfe has apparently taken to...

Feb 25, 2014 6:11 am

Boxing Beat: Floyd Mayweather Announces May 3rd Opponent

Boxing fans have long been wondering who Floyd “Money” Mayweather would be fighting, and now they have an answer. Mayweather announced on Twitter that he would be fighting Marcos Maidana, the WBA Welterweight champion. While many believed that Amir Khan would recieve the next shot, Floyd ultimately chose Maidana. According to Yahoo Sports, Mayweather justified his choice...

Feb 10, 2014 4:45 am

George Zimmerman vs. DMX Boxing Match Has Been Cancelled

According to the promoter, Damon Feldman, the celebrity boxing match between George Zimmerman and the rapper DMX has been scrapped. Feldman took to Twitter to announce why he canceled the fight.   The George Zimmerman fight is canceled I’m sorry for anyone I hurt with this but this was a very big opportunity thank you...

Jan 28, 2014 6:45 am

UFC Boss Supports TRT Ban

“The doctors came out and said they want to ban it? Well, that’s the answer. It’s legal in the sport. The commissions let you do it. You get an exemption, and you have to be monitored and all the stuff that’s going on, but if they’re going to do away with it? There you go....

Jan 24, 2014 12:10 pm

Dana White Plays Nice – Has Nothing Bad To Say About The NSAC

“I think the Nevada State Athletic Commission is atrocious. I think the governor needs to step in immediately before these guys destroy this sport like they did boxing.” That’s what, Dana White, said about the NSAC following the controversial GSP vs. Johny Hendricks decision. Fast forward just a few short months, and on the heels...

Jan 23, 2014 2:39 pm

Dana White: ‘I Wasn’t Good Enough To Be A Fighter’

UFC President Dana White used to dream about becoming a pro boxer. It was his passion. His life’s goal. His calling. Then one day, he woke up, and realized he just wasn’t good enough to get it done. In an ad-hoc interview held directly after a private media screening of  “The Fighters” (a new reality...

Dec 11, 2013 11:17 am

Report: Manny Pacquiao owes IRS $18 Million

By Evan Stoumbelis Manny Pacquiao’s financial troubles just go on and on, after numerous reports that the boxing legend had gone broke Pac Man reportedly owes the government over 18 million dollars in taxes. This report comes by way of TMZ Sports: TMZ Sports has obtained official documents which show the IRS claims Manny stiffed...

Nov 26, 2013 10:16 am

Manny Pacquiao’s Bank Accounts Frozen – Allegations Of Tax Evasion Surface

Riddick Bowe. Evander Holyfield. Mike Tyson. What do all of these boxers have in common? They all won millions upon millions of dollars in their lifetimes, and they all ended up broke. And if Manny Pacquiao isn’t careful, he could be the next boxer to join the club. According to a report from Yahoo Sports, “Pac...