Manny Pacquiao reveals he is in talks to fight again - and then announce retirement plans

Manny Pacquiao has confirmed talks for his return to the ring are ongoing, saying also that plans for retirement will be announced alongside his next bout. The Filipino, now 42, has not fought in almost two years, since his split decision victory against the previously unbeaten Keith Thurman

Conor McGregor to face Dustin Poirier on July 10 with Las Vegas 'open for business at 100 per cent capacity'

Conor McGregor’s eagerly anticipated trilogy bout against Dustin Poirier this summer will take place in Las Vegas, it was confirmed on Wednesday. UFC president Dana White announced on social media that UFC 264, to be headlined by McGregor-Poirier 3 on July 10, is set to take place in front

Francis Ngannou stops Miocic, claims heavyweight title

Francis Ngannou claimed the UFC heavyweight championship on Saturday night, stopping Stipe Miocic with ferocious punches early in the second round at UFC 260. Ngannou (11-2) avenged his blowout loss to Miocic in 2018 by demonstrating everything he has learned in the ensuing three years during a d

Middleweight great Marvin Hagler dead at 66

 Boxing legend Marvin Hagler, the undisputed middleweight champion from 1980 to 1987, died on Saturday at age 66, his wife said.In a posting on the famed fighter’s Facebook page, Kay G. Hagler said her husband passed away at the family home.“I am sorry to make a very sad announcem

Umar Nurmagomedov seals impressive submission debut win at UFC Fight Night

Umar Nurmagomedov has promised to display even more of his skillset next time out in the UFC, after he kept the family name flying proudly in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday to seal a stunning debut victory. The bantamweight, the cousin of lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, was incredibly impressiv

Conor McGregor v Khabib Nurmagomedov 'the rematch to make' for Dana White as both fighters head for Abu Dhabi

A rematch between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov is the fight to make should the Irishman get past Dustin Poirier in Abu Dhabi next month, according to UFC president Dana White. McGregor, a former two-division world champion, makes his long-awaited comeback at UFC 257 on January 23,

Fury awaits as Joshua KOs Pulev to retain heavyweight belts

LONDON: By rediscovering the thrill of a brutal knockout, Anthony Joshua cleared the way to a shot at being the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world.With a big right hand that sent Kubrat Pulev, a durable but one-dimensional Bulgarian, to the canvas for a third and final time, Joshua secur

Anthony Joshua vows no repeat of Andy Ruiz debacle ahead of Kubrat Pulev bout

Anthony Joshua has taken his eye off the ball before. When he faced Andy Ruiz Jr in New York 18 months ago, all the questions were about Deontay Wilder. As Kubrat Pulev stands in front of him this weekend, the presence of Tyson Fury is looming over events. Ruiz knocked him down four times on

Boxing: Mayweather to fight YouTuber Paul in February

Five-weight boxing world champion Floyd Mayweather will return to the ring for an exhibition match against YouTuber Logan Paul in February. Mayweather announced the event via Twitter on Sunday. The fight will be held on Feb. 20 with the venue yet to be determined. Fans can follow the fight onlin

Spence beats Garcia, keeps titles in 1st fight since crash

 Errol Spence Jr. skipped a tuneup in his first fight since a car crash that almost derailed his promising career. The Texan didn’t need a warmup act. Spence defended his WBC and IBF welterweight championships, looking sharp in a unanimous decision over Danny Garcia on Saturday night b

Mike Tyson Returns to Ring, Draws in Exhibition with Jones

Mike Tyson stepped through the ropes in his signature black trunks and heard the opening bell in a boxing ring for the first time in 15 years. The former heavyweight champion of the world traded lively punches with Roy Jones Jr. for eight entertaining rounds that ended with two middle-aged legend

Mike Tyson to make boxing comeback after 15 years

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson will fight in an exhibition match later this month. Tyson will meet Roy Jones in an eight-round exhibition match at 9.00 p.m. local time on Nov. 28 (0200GMT Nov. 29) at Dignity Health Sports Park in Los Angeles. The 54-year-old finished his career with 50 w

Japanese boxer Hiroto Kyoguchi contracts COVID-19

Japanese WBA light flyweight super champion Hiroto Kyoguchi has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, local media reported on Monday. As a result, his world title bout, which was scheduled for Tuesday, has been postponed, according to Kyodo News. Kyoguchi. 26, was to fight against Thanongsa

Tyson Fury Says He'll Fight in London in December

WBC world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said Saturday that he plans to fight in London on Dec. 5, but his opponent is unknown. “I'd just like to announce I'm definitely fighting December the 5th in London. Opponent to be announced very, very soon,” Fury said in a video message poste

Ortega marks return with dominant win over ‘Korean Zombie’ at UFC Fight Island

Brian Ortega, who had not fought for close to two years after suffering a brutal stoppage loss to Max Holloway at UFC 231 in December 2018, marked his return with a dominant victory over ‘The Korean Zombie’ Chan Sung Jung at the UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.What was billed as a grudge

London to host heavyweight title match in December

After months of delay, London this December is finally set to host this year's world heavyweight title match in boxing. "The time has come! Kubrat Pulev faces Anthony Joshua on December 12th this year in a long-awaited match for the world heavyweight boxing title," Pulev said on Facebook on Monda

Khabib rejects talk of retirement after UFC 254

Khabib Nurmagomedov has never been shy about addressing his potential retirement, and a win over Justin Gaethje at UFC 254 would leave few options available to him in the lightweight division.The undefeated Russian has run roughshod over the competition at 155 pounds in the UFC, and he holds domin

Adesanya inflicts first career defeat on Costa as UFC Fight Island returns to Abu Dhabi

 Fight Island 2 kicked off in Abu Dhabi on Sunday with undefeated New Zealander Israel Adesanya inflicting a first career loss on Paulo Costa of Brazil to claim the middleweight belt in the headlining clash of UFC 253. The five event series - UFC 253, three Fight Nights and UFC 254 - comes j