Fighting

Logan Paul meets with Dubai fight promoter as Anderson Silva talks heat up

Logan Paul was in Dubai this week as talks over a potential boxing match with Anderson Silva began to heat up. After a message was leaked by Dillon Danis indicating that Paul v Silva was sin the works for Dubai on September 19, the YouTube star's manager Jeff Levin confirmed that talks were underway. Levin told ESPN that it is unsure as yet if the fight would be a fully

Dillashaw returns in style, outpoints Sandhagen

Any questions about TJ Dillashaw’s standing in the bantamweight division after a long layoff have been answered — emphatically. Dillashaw, the former two-time UFC bantamweight champion, defeated Sandhagen via split decision (47-48, 48-47, 48-47) in a bloody, back-and-forth war Saturday in the main event of UFC Fight Night in Las Vegas. Sandhagen opened up a nasty cut between Dillashaw’s right eye and nose — an area that Dillashaw dealt with

Conor McGregor hits gym for workout in full cast just weeks after breaking leg

You can't keep a good fighter down – particularly one as strong-willed and determined as Conor McGregor. Just weeks after snapping his leg in a clean break, the Irishman is already back in the gym working towards his eventual return to the Octagon. It was less than a fortnight ago that McGregor's trilogy bout with Dustin Poirier was ended after just one round due to his horrifying injury. Straight after

UFC Fight Night Live results and analysis: Sandhagen vs. Dillashaw

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw has had several huge moments throughout his career, but Saturday’s Fight Night main event against Cory Sandhagen might be the biggest fight of his career — at least in terms of perception. Dillashaw (16-4) returns to competition for the first time in two and a half years after serving a two-year suspension for taking erythropoietin (EPO). Dillashaw, 35, says he has moved past his

UFC viewers guide: Cory Sandhagen vs. TJ Dillashaw has everything you could want in a main event

MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun All things considered, Saturday’s main event between TJ Dillashaw and Cory Sandhagen is the best UFC Fight Night headliner so far this year. For me, there are only two others that even come close in terms of significance, stylistic matchup and prefight narrative: Robert Whittaker vs. Kelvin Gastelum in April and Max Holloway vs. Calvin Kattar

Boxer Frank Varey, 16, 'drowned in river' during tragic incident as body found

The body of a teenager who drowned in a river during the heatwave on Thursday is believed to be that of promising boxer Frank Varey. A 16-year-old boy, named on social media and in reports as Varey, was reported missing at around 2:30pm on Thursday in the River Dee in Chester. Just before 8:00pm, search teams found a body. Emergency services had been concentrating their search on the river near

Blueface vs Kane Trujillo UK start time and live stream for influencer fight

Chart-breaking rap artist Blueface will take on Tik Tok star Kane Trujillo in one of the more intriguing match-ups of Friday night's BKFC 19 card in Florida. The musician is known for his singles including Thotiana and Moonwalking in Calabasas as well as collaborations with some of rap music's biggest names like DaBaby, Cardi B and YG. But he will temporarily switch from the stage to the squared circle when

Inside Conor McGregor's £2.6m Lamborghini yacht with nod to whiskey brand

Conor McGregor has purchased a brand new Lamborghini yacht, spending a reported £2.6million on the boat, which is the second in his collection. The Irishman is developing a sizable portfolio of assets, including multiple properties, cars, and a Dublin pub, as well as business interests such as Proper 12 whiskey and August/McGregor clothing. In his latest Instagram post to his 41m followers, he posted a picture of his newest yacht.

Conor McGregor backed to recover from broken leg "better than anyone"

Conor McGregor's long-time teammate Artem Lobov has no doubt the Irishman will make a full recovery after his recent leg injury. McGregor suffered a broken tibia in the final moments of his UFC 264 loss to Dustin Poirier. It was the Irishman's second consecutive defeat after being knocked out by Poirier in their rematch earlier this year. Lobov is confident that McGregor, who partially tore his ACL before his interim

Oscar De La Hoya’s comeback fight announced as legend faces ex-UFC star

Oscar De La Hoya will face off against Vitor Belfort in what was previously an exhibition bout but has now shifted to a fully-fledged real contest. According to ESPN, it is now a recognised fight that will consist of two eight-minute rounds with the pair operating at 180 pounds. Triller's co-founder Ryan Kavanaugh said it was De La Hoya's decision to shift the fight from an exhibition into a professionally