Boxing/MMA

Puerto Rican boxer Felix Verdejo

Puerto Rican Boxer Charged In Murder

He's charged with kidnapping and carjacking resulting in death and intentionally killing an unborn child.

 | By Simon Kaufman

Marvelous Marvin Hagler

Boxing Great 'Marvelous' Marvin Hagler Dies At 66

The middleweight star of the 1980s died in New Hampshire.

 | By Antoinette Miller

Floyd Mayweather, Logan Paul

Bout Set for Boxer Floyd Mayweather, Social Media Star Logan Paul

The boxer and social media star will go head-to-head in a February 20th exhibition match.

 | By Newsy Staff

Boxing promoter Bob Arum speaking at a press conference

Professional Boxing Seeks Its Comeback In Las Vegas Next Month

Top Rank promoter Bob Arnum is seeking state approval for five fights to be hosted at the MGM on June 9, without fans in attendance.

 | By Gage Jackson

High School student Daishawn Wheeler punches a bag in an after school program called The Bloc.

This Boxing Club Trains Fighters And Prepares Students For College

For seven years, this free, nonprofit after-school program has had a 100 percent graduation rate for its high school seniors.

 | By Cat Sandoval

Fedor Emelianenko

FBI Reportedly Interviewed MMA Fighter With Ties To Trump And Cohen

Fedor Emelianenko's manager confirmed he was questioned by the FBI on Tuesday.

 | By Ethan Weston

Conor McGregor leaves the octagon after a fight.

Conor McGregor Stripped Of UFC Title Following Arrest

McGregor turned himself in Thursday after UFC says he attacked other fighters.

 | By Carter Woodiel

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor box

Showtime Is Issuing Refunds For Faulty Mayweather-McGregor Streams

The pay-per-view broadcaster is giving a "full refund" to paying fans who missed the big fight — but only some customers are eligible.

 | By Newsy Staff

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor

Mayweather Made At Least 3 Times More Than McGregor For 'Money Fight'

Ten rounds, two smiles and a hug ended the weekslong drama that built up to the "Money Fight."

 | By Jake Jones

Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor face off at a press tour

Just Before Their Fight, Mayweather And McGregor May Change The Rules

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather may use lighter gloves in their fight, and that could be great news for McGregor.

 | By Grant Suneson

Boxer Floyd Mayweather and UFC star Conor McGregor.

The Long-Awaited McGregor-Mayweather Fight Is Finally On

After months of speculation, Floyd Mayweather Jr. agreed to come out of retirement to box UFC star Conor McGregor.

 | By Grant Suneson

South African boxer Selinah Mabunda

It's Not Easy Being A Female Boxer In South Africa. Meet One Of Them

Even the mother of professional boxer Selinah Mabunda disapproves of her daughter pursuing the sport.

 | By Melissa Prax

UFC President Dana White (C) looks on as mixed martial artists Brock Lesnar (L) and Mark Hunt (R) face off.

Brock Lesnar's Second Failed Drug Test Is A Huge Problem For The UFC

Lesnar's fight against Mark Hunt probably should've never happened. But it did, and now there are bigger issues.

 | By Matt Moreno

Michael "Venom" Page stands over Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos after a KO at Bellator 158.

'Cyborg' Santos Suffers One Of The Most Gruesome MMA Injuries Ever

Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos reportedly suffered a fractured skull after Michael "Venom" Page KO'd him with a flying knee at Bellator 158.

 | By Matt Moreno

WBC World Heavyweight Champion Deontay Wilder is announced the winner in his fight against Chris Arreola on July 16, 2016.

This Boxer Broke His Hand And Tore His Biceps — And Still Dominated

Heavyweight Deontay Wilder saw his arm become disfigured after an awkward punch but still went four more rounds en route to a TKO win.

 | By Carter Woodiel

Manny Pacquiao (R) throws a right at Timothy Bradley Jr. during their welterweight championship fight.

Senator Manny Pacquiao Is Returning To The Boxing Ring

According to promoter Bob Arum, Pacquiao — now a senator in the Philippines — will come out of retirement to fight sometime this fall.

 | By Matt Moreno

UFC Octagon Girl Arianny Celeste signals the beginning of a round.

The UFC Sells Out For $4B, And That's A Big Deal

Brothers Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta bought the organization for just $2 million in 2000.

 | By Matt Moreno

Brock Lesnar before his fight against Mark Hunt during the UFC 200 event at T-Mobile Arena on July 9, 2016 in Las Vegas.

UFC 200 Lives Up To The Hype; Lesnar And Nunes Win Big

Brock Lesnar won decisively over Mark Hunt, and Amanda Nunes proved to be too much for Miesha Tate.

 | By Matt Moreno

Jon Jones speaks at a press conference with UFC president Dana White at a media availability for UFC 200.

Jon Jones Got Pulled From UFC 200, And People Are Livid About It

Jones reportedly failed a recent drug test and, as a result, was pulled from the main event at UFC 200.

 | By Matt Moreno

Canelo Alvarez (L) and Gennady Golovkin (R) boxing

Canelo Alvarez And Triple G Finally Agree To Fight — In Fall 2017

It's the most anticipated matchup since the Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao bout, but reports say no official contracts have been signed.

 | By Matt Moreno

FC president Dana White stars between Daniel Cormier (L) and Jon Jones as they square off.

So The UFC Didn't Sell Out For $4B After All?

On Monday, a report surfaced that the UFC agreed to sell for $4 billion, but the UFC called the report "false."

 | By Matt Moreno

UFC president Dana White promotes UFC 200.

The UFC Once Sold For $2 Million; Now, It's Selling For $4.2 Billion

Reports indicate that the UFC has been sold for an estimated $4.2 billion. President Dana White is expected to stay with the company.

 | By Grant Suneson

A hearse carrying Muhammad Ali's remains.

Big Names Pay Tribute At Muhammad Ali's Memorial Service

In Bill Clinton's eulogy he recognized Ali's widow, saying, "I thank you for what you did to make the second half of his life greater than the first."

 | By Samantha Crook

MMA Heavyweight Kimbo Slice is seen during the Workout/Media Day with Kimbo Slice and Gina Carano in September 2008.

MMA Fighter Kimbo Slice Dies At 42

Kimbo Slice, who became famous for viral street-fighting videos, is survived by his six children.

 | By Ben Lawson

An image of Muhammad Ali.

Muhammad Ali: Outside The Ring

Muhammad Ali moved in and out of the public's good graces many times during his career.

 | By Ryan Biek

Michael Bisping (blue gloves) and Luke Rockhold (red gloves) during their middleweight championship bout at UFC 199 Saturday.

This UFC Underdog Just Dominated In A Win No One Really Saw Coming

Veteran underdog Michael Bisping took home the middleweight title, but that hasn't stopped fans from looking ahead.

 | By Carter Woodiel

Muhammad Ali sits looking off to the side while wearing a black suit.

Funerals Set For Muhammad Ali As Family Reveals Final Moments

Former President Bill Clinton will eulogize the legendary boxer at a public funeral in Louisville, Kentucky.

 | By Lauren Stephenson

Muhammad Ali sits looking off to the side while wearing a black suit.

Muhammad Ali Said A Lot More Than Just Fighting Words

The boxing legend died Friday at age 74. Like the man, his words were never subtle.

 | By Lauren Stephenson

Muhammad Ali onstage during the 2010 benefit 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Cure Parkinson's'

Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Has Died

He'd recently been admitted to the hospital for respiratory problems.

 | By Jamal Andress and Matt Moreno

Muhammad Ali during a press conference.

Muhammad Ali's Family Gathers As His Condition Worsens

The famous boxer's condition has worsened since he was hospitalized earlier this month.

 | By Matt Picht