Fighting

Ex-NFL star Hardy signs deal to bare-knuckle box

MMA columnist for ESPN.com Analyst for “MMA Live” Covered MMA for Las Vegas Sun Former NFL defensive end and UFC heavyweight Greg Hardy has signed an agreement to bare-knuckle box. Hardy, 33, has signed a multifight deal with Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, the promotion announced Wednesday. It is Hardy’s first move in combat sports since the UFC opted not to re-sign him after a three-year run. “I’m back and ready

McGregor donates £8,600 to help Irish twins fund IMMAF dream

Conor McGregor donates £8,600 to help 13-year-old Irish twins fund dream of fighting at IMMAF Youth World Championship after pair were selected to compete in Abu Dhabi IMMAF Youth World Championships sees 12 to 17-year-old fighters compete Twins Adam and Dylan Duffy recently secured places on the Irish team  They set about raising funds so they could go out to Abu Dhabi to compete  McGregor caught wind and generously donated

Ronda Rousey sets terms over unlikely MMA return six years after UFC departure

Ronda Rousey has said she would make an MMA return for one specific fight. The former UFC bantamweight champion has been out of the fight game for nearly six years after leaving Dana White's promotion in 2016. She has since gone on to forge a career in the WWE, and looks unlikely to come back from retirement. In fact, women's MMA pioneer Gina Carano is the one and only opponent

UFC star Edwards asked "where the f*** is that" when told Usman rematch venue

British UFC star Leon Edwards joked he didn't know 'where the f***' Utah was after his bout with Kamaru Usman was announced. The pair will clash at the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, on 20 August later this year. The bout will be for Usman's UFC Welterweight title, and will main event the card. But MMAFighting host Ariel Helwani asked what Edwards thought about the bout

Ricky Hatton reveals he pulled off incredible 40lb weight loss

Ricky Hatton reveals he has cut back on his 12 cups of tea-a-day, scrapped going for pints and eaten small meals regularly to pull off incredible 40lb weight loss ahead of his first fight in 10 YEARS in next month’s exhibition with Antonio Barrera Ricky Hatton cut out alcoholic ‘treats’ and ate ‘sensible’ meals to lose weight Hatton, 43, lost over two stone in seven weeks ahead of his big

Porn star Astrid Wett's pull-out leaves Elle Brook scrambling for new opponent

OnlyFans star Astrid Wett has pulled out of her proposed fight with Elle Brook, it has been announced. It is understood that the model arrived at the decision because of safety concerns. The battle was scheduled to be the support fight of the Simple Simon vs Ed Matthews battle at the Indigo in London’s O2, but now it seems like the plan has gone as far as it ever will

Ebanie Bridges knew lingerie at weigh-ins would catch on as another joins trend

Ebanie Bridges has taken some credit for normalising the wearing of lingerie by female boxers during pre-fight weigh-ins after Christina Cruz seemed to follow her lead before her win against Maryguenn Vellinga. The Blonde Bomber, who became IBF Bantamweight World Champion with a win over Maria Cecilia Roman during her ninth professional bout back in March, hit the headlines back in 2021 before her showdown against Shannon Courtenay. Fans took

Daniel Dubois is Dynamite again

JEFF POWELL: Daniel Dubois is Dynamite again… his fourth round stoppage of Trevor Bryan showed he’s ready to face the elite Daniel Dubois stops Trevor Bryan in the fourth round in bizarre Miami event  The British fighter vowed to take Trevor Bryan’s WBA belt in ‘devastating’ fashion WBA champion will now look to fight in the UK after two fights in the States Daniel is Dynamite again. The force is

Paddy Pimblett reacts after Dana White vows UFC fight will never take place at Anfield

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Paddy Pimblett remains confident that the UFC will hold an event at Anfield Stadium despite company president Dana White stating otherwise. The proud Liverpudlian has dreamed of fighting at the

Boxer chokes up and bursts into tears in Sky Sports interview after win

Offbeat news from the world of sport Boxer Jimmy Lee choked up in an emotional post-fight interview after he beat Ricky Starkey on Saturday evening. Lee recorded the first stoppage in his professional career after he unloaded a flurry of shots toward his opponent in the third. And he was so happy with his victory, the youngster burst into tears during his interview with Sky Sports after the bout. He