#Title Fight

Bleacher Report

Anthony Joshua vs. Oleksandr Usyk: Fight Odds, Live Stream, Predictions

Heavyweight superstar Anthony Joshua (24-1, 22 KOs) is all set to put his WBA, WBO and IBF world titles on the line Saturday against mandatory challenger Oleksandr Usyk (18-3, 13 KOs). It's certainly the biggest fight of Usyk's career, but it's also a critical hurdle for Joshua, who needs to...
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Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk: How many fans are at Tottenham for heavyweight title fight?

Anthony Joshua may take on Oleksandr Usyk on 25 September but the British boxer seems to have one eye on Tyson Fury in the build-up.Joshua had a fight against fellow Brit Fury booked in but it had to be tabled as a court ruled the Gypsy King had to bout in a trilogy fight against Deontay Wilder.Fans are still clamouring for the British showdown and Joshua has said he ‘needs’ it to happen. He told BBC 5 Live: “Do I need Tyson Fury on my record? I need it.FOLLOW LIVE: Joshua vs Usyk press conference – latest updates“We need it...
Sporting News

UFC 266: Alex Volkanovski keen to expose 'unprofessional' Brian Ortega

Alex Volkanovski wants to expose opponent Brian Ortega's unprofessionalism when he steps into the cage at UFC 266 this Sunday (Saturday in the US) in Las Vegas. The featherweight champion hasn't fought since last July but has been preparing for Ortega for much of that time. Originally scheduled to defend...
Autosport Online

Hamilton: Pressure of first title chance could be impacting Verstappen

With the pair coming off the back of another controversial collision at the Italian Grand Prix, Hamilton suggests that an element of the way their rivalry has developed is the vast differences in the experience they have. While Hamilton has won seven titles, and been involved in three more title...

Max Verstappen rejects Lewis Hamilton's pressure claim over title race

Max Verstappen has rejected Lewis Hamilton's suggestion that he could be feeling the pressure of their title fight. Hamilton said he "remembers what it was like battling for my first championship and "knows the pressure that comes with it". But Verstappen replied sarcastically: "I am so nervous I can barely...

Dave Coldwell sings praises of Oleksandr Usyk but makes Anthony Joshua favourite for their title fight

There’s a lengthy pause from Dave Coldwell when asked if Oleksandr Usyk is the best fighter he’s faced as a trainer. The Sheffield coach has tested his knowledge against a number of leading fighters including Canelo Alvarez, Terence Crawford and Naoya Inoue, but he admits that the daunting Ukranian is right at the front when it comes to certain qualities.
Boxing Scene

John Riel Casimero-Paul Butler Bantamweight Title Fight Ordered By WBO

John Riel Casimero was able to make amends with Nonito Donaire, though his next conversation will have to be with another bantamweight in his future. The reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight titlist has been ordered to enter negotiations with Paul Butler for a mandatory title fight. The sanctioning body contacted both camps on Wednesday, with talks due to begin immediately as to avoid a purse bid hearing.

Derani, Nasr Going “All In” on DPi Title Fight in Long Beach

Pipo Derani says he and co-driver Felipe Nasr are going “all in” on the title fight this weekend at Long Beach, with only two rounds remaining to crown the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship DPi class champions. The Brazilian duo lost ground on Wayne Taylor Racing’s Ricky Taylor and Filipe Albuquerque,...

UFC 266 title fights referees, judges announced by NAC

UFC 266 is just days away, and the overseeing sanctioning body has selected the officials for the two title fights on tap. For the UFC featherweight title fight between champion Alexander Volkanovski (22-1 MMA, 9-0 UFC) and Brian Ortega (15-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC), veteran referee Herb Dean will serve as the third man inside the cage. Judges Mike Bell, Sal D’Amato, and Junichiro Kamijo will be the three cageside judges.