UFC 251: Jorge Masvidal aiming to be like these three fighters who won big by taking late-notice fights

In the main event of UFC 251, Jorge Masvidal will step into the Octagon to face welterweight champion Kamaru Usman under the most unique circumstances in UFC history. Usman vs. Masvidal was always the fight, but it was Gilbert Burns who got the call when negotiations broke down between Masvidal and Read more

UFC 251 card: Fight Island location, details revealed as three major title fights set to headline

After months of speculation, UFC president Dana White has officially revealed the location and particulars surrounding Fight Island.  UFC announced Tuesday it will promote four events between July 11 and July 25 on Yas Island in the United Arab Emirates capital city of Abu Dhabi. Brazilian outlet Combate first reported Read more

UFC Fight Night — Woodley vs. Burns: Three undercard fights to watch in return to Las Vegas

The UFC is back to business, and this weekend will be returning to its home state of Nevada for Saturday’s UFC Fight Night card. With limits to fighters the UFC can schedule based on international travel restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic, however, these cards are still being cobbled together Read more

UFC fights to book in summer 2020 include Jon Jones vs. Francis Ngannou, three championship bouts

We are likely still a long way off from enjoying the pro sports landscape returning to anything resembling normal. The UFC appears ready, however, to continue holding shows regularly one the heels of its big return in Jacksonville which included three fight cards in the span of eight days. The Read more

UFC Fight Night — Alistair Overeem vs. Walt Harris: Three undercard fights to watch in Jacksonville

The UFC’s ambitious return as the only game in town across American professional sports came to life this week in the form of three fight cards over an eight-night span at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. Now, the comeback sprint that began with an eventful UFC 249 comes Read more

Showtime Championship Boxing: Watch CBS Sports Network rebroadcasts of classic fights

With boxing paused globally during the current pandemic, fans of pugilism are looking for anywhere to get a fix. Fans are in luck, however, with six hours of fights from the Showtime Championship Boxing catalog airing Thursday on CBS Sports Network. The action concludes with the entertaining rematch between Abner Read more

Bob Arum wants to speak with Vince McMahon about holding fights in WWE Performance Center

Bob Arum, Top Rank’s founder and CEO, has strongly advocated for a cautious approach to holding sporting events during the global coronavirus pandemic. Boxing as a whole has come to a complete standstill with fighters unable to train or travel and gathering size restrictions complicating even the idea of holding Read more