After Youtube star Jake Paul flattened former Knicks star Nate Robinson in their undercard match on the Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. exhibition match, the boxing world has decided the Pauls — Jake and his brother Logan — are for real. So no less than undefeated champion Floyd Mayweather has announced an exhibition match with Logan Paul, whose last big fight was as a cruiserweight (junior heavyweight) against English Youtuber and rapper KSI in November 2019.
Last weekend’s Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. pay-per-view exhibition bout was far more watchable than most fans expected–from Jake Paul’s meme-worthy knockout of former NBA star Nate Robinson on the undercard to the surprisingly competitive main event. Tyson/Jones may have resembled hard sparring more than an actual boxing match, but was lively enough for many observers to score it for the 54-year-old Tyson, even though the celebrity judges charitably called it a draw.
Boxing’s biggest star, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, and number two contender Danny “Miracle Man” Jacobs finally faced each other Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. After a week of talk, predictions, a weigh-in scuffle and a fight-day weight controversy, the middleweights squared off to determine who would claim bragging rights as the best boxer in the world. Continue reading CANELO ALVAREZ BEATS DANIEL JACOBS BY UNANIMOUS DECISION TO WIN UNIFIED MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE
Turns out Floyd Mayweather isn’t the only boxer looking to get in on some MMA action, with Gennady Golovkin telling TMZ he’s up for fighting both Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. When asked which of two he’d be game to fight, he simply responded, “Both.” Continue reading Gennady Golovkin Is Down to Fight Conor McGregor and Khabib
They left it up to the judges. Again. Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez fought to a controversial draw last year in their excellent first fight and Saturday at T-Mobile Arena was the grudge match. It was supposed to settle once and for all who is the better fighter. Continue reading Canelo Alvarez Upsets Gennady Golovkin To Earn Middleweight Titles
Deontay Wilder knew he could do it. He did. In their Saturday championship fight at Barclays Center the Bronze Bomber took down Luis “King Kong” Ortiz with a savage 10th-round knockout. Continue reading Watch Heavyweight Champ Deontay Wilder Destroy Luis Ortiz with a Thrilling KO
We may have to put the Floyd Mayweather retirement talk on hold … at least for a short while. TMZ reports that the boxing legend is considering stepping back into the ring one more time.