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Canelo Alvarez vs. Jermell Charlo: Floyd Mayweather, Steve Aoki among stars in attendance in Las Vegas
Canelo Alvarez fights Jermell Charlo for the super middleweight title. The fight is the first time that two male undisputed champions in the four-belt era collide. Stars are traveling from all over the United States to see the spectacle live in Las Vegas. Floyd Mayweather, Grammy-nominated DJ Steve Aoki and Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis are just a few of the famous faces in attendance.See the Story
60% Left coverage: 5 sources
Boxing schedule for 2023: Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou, Leigh Wood vs. Josh Warrington on tap
2023 has been an incredible year for boxing. Nearly every fight fans have been clamoring for over the past few years has either been scheduled or has already happened. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez defended his undisputed super middleweight crown against Jermell Charlo to close out September.See the Story
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Jake Shields charged with misdemeanor battery following alleged December attack on Mike Jackson
Onetime UFC title challengeer and MMA coach Jake Shields has been charged with misdemeanor battery following an alleged assault on Mike Jackson. The altercation between Jackson and Shields began on Twitter with an argument over race and politics. The situation boiled over this past December when both fighters were training at the UFC Performance Institute in Las Vegas. Shields could face up to six months in jail and up to a $1,000 fine.See the Story
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No Bets Barred: Grant Dawson and the Magic 8-Ball at UFC Vegas 80, plus Bellator 300 is finally here
Grant Dawson | Photo by Chris Unger/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images After a week off from MMA action, the No Bets Barred boys are back this week with a full breakdown of UFC Vegas 80 and Bellator 300. Co-hosts Conner Burks and Jed Meshew kick things off with a brief recap of their weekends off before hopping into discussion on the numerous fights this week. In the previous episode, Jed debuted his new “Magic 8-Ball” bet, which cashed big at UFC Veg…See the Story
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Champs Usman Nurmagomedov, Cris Cyborg and Liz Carmouche stare down challengers at Bellator 300 presser
Bellator 300 takes place at Pechanga Arena in San Diego on Saturday. Lightweight champ Usman Nurmagomedov faces Brent Primus. Featherweight champ Cris Cyborg faces Cat Zingano. Flyweight champ Liz Carmouche faces Ilima-Lei Macfarlane.See the Story
Merab Dvalishvili will be ‘heartbroken’ if next fight isn’t for UFC title: ‘This is No. 1 bulls***’
Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Merab Dvalishvili can’t make sense of the new UFC bantamweight title picture. After capping off his division-best nine-fight winning streak with a dominant performance over former champion Petr Yan in March, many assumed Dvalishvili’s next bout would be for a UFC belt. That changed, however, once Sean O’Malley authored a stunning upset over Aljamain Sterling at UFC 292 to kick off a new era atop …See the Story
Cédric Doumbé over UFC contract snub: ‘They f***** up’
PFL Cédric Doumbé could make the UFC regret missing out on him. The multi-time GLORY Kickboxing champion made a spectacular debut for the PFL this past Saturday in Paris, scoring a nine-second knockout of Jordan Zébo in the main event. “Le Meilleur” was in talks to join the UFC at a Paris show in September 2022, but he was not cleared to compete and the promotion eventually moved on. During an appearance on The MMA Hour, Doumbé was asked if he …See the Story
Norma Dumont moves down to bantamweight, fights Yana Santos on first UFC card of 2024
Norma Dumont | Photo by Mike Roach/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images Norma Dumont will finally get another chance to compete at bantamweight when she meets Yana Santos on UFC’s first event of 2024 on Jan. 13, multiple people with knowledge of the situation confirmed to MMA Fighting. The UFC has yet to announce the headlining attraction for the UFC Vegas event. Dumont (10-2) won three in a row at featherweight, beating Chelsea Chandler, Karol Rosa and …See the Story
Vicente Luque reveals story behind training bet with Ian Machado Garry
Vicente Luque and Ian Machado Garry have trained together at Kill Cliff FC in Florida. The welterweight duo shared on social media a clip of the audio messages they exchanged after agreeing to fight. Luque admits he trains differently when he's working with someone that could be an opponent down the line.See the Story
Dillon Danis targets UFC with Logan Paul win, says Leon Edwards ‘the easiest fight’
Dillon Danis says he wants to test himself in the UFC if he can beat Logan Paul in the boxing ring. Danis recently turned 30 and believes now is the time to find out whether he can compete at the highest level. He has spent quite a bit of time outside the octagon as the sometime training partner of Conor McGregor.See the Story
The MMA Hour with Michael Chandler, Alexandre Pantoja, Merab Dvalishvili, Angela Lee, and more
The Mixed Martial Arts Hour is back with a new episode. The show will air on Wednesday at 1 p.m. ET / 10 a.M. PT / 6 p. m. UK time. The MMA Hour is produced by Mike Bohn and directed by John Defterios.See the Story