Englishman Carl Froch, who holds the World Boxing Association or the WBA Middleweight Championship, has challenged American Andre Ward, the holder of the WBA Super Middleweight Championship to cross the Atlantic and face him in his own backyard at the City Ground of Nottingham Forest Football Club.
Jasmine Parr, the 11 year old daughter of Muay Thai legend John Wayne Parr, whose Muay Thai debut became a national news in Australia is again going to fight in the ring. John Wayne Parr became world kickboxing champion six times and Angela Parr was also a world champion Muay Thai fighter.
Jasmine Parr’s debut kickboxing match that happened in the year 2011 was against a seven year old girl. After that fight, Jasmine Parr took up dancing and gymnastics but she continued to train Muay Thai.
Muhammad Ali's personal physician has claimed that he doesn't think his career as a boxer has anything to do with the boxer's long term suffering with Parkinson's disease.
Ali, who is widely regarded by almost the entire boxing fraternity as the greatest boxer of all time, has been suffering from the rare neurological syndrome since the middle of the 1980s and it has been presumed that the severe blows he took to his head during the 21 year boxing career was a major contributing factor for this condition.
Fans meeting the veteran of a sport are one of the best gifts that anyone can get. Come the September the 6th the fans from green Valley will be able to meet the Ultimate Fighting Championship Veteran Forrest Griffin. He is scheduled to visit the opening of the UFC fitness gym in the green valley. This gym is being opened by Charles Haycox a lieutenant in Nevada Highway Patrol. He was also a great fan of the UFC and he never missed a single opportunity of watching a match.
The Brazilian Mixed Martial Artist Wanderlei Silva is known for his all round abilities and has a worldwide fame. He has been involved with the boxing league of Japan as well as that of UFC. He has been a well known name in the circuit for his Muay Thai skills. The middleweight category is where he competes and has achieved success in both the leagues in which he has featured. His career recently hit a low as he failed two drug tests that were conducted randomly by Nevada Athletic Commission. But he remained upbeat about his chances in competing at the highest stage.
Leading American MMA star Cain Velasquez has expressed his desire for a November return, much to the delight of his fans.
“I would personally prefer to fight at least twice in a year”, said Velasquez in a recent interview.
Retired heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko has declared that his biggest bout is not against any fighter from North America, rather it is the Russian president Vladimir Putin with whom Klitschko having his lifetime fight.
According to a recent interview by sports portal mail online correspondent Jeff Powell, Vitali not only is eyeing to abolish misrule, corruption from Ukraine, but also trying to become the president of his hinterland.
There was a time when former Ultimate Fighting Championship or the UFC Middleweight champion Rich Franklin was the top fighter in the UFC. Back in 2006, Ace had a record of 22-1 and finished all except one of his opponents via knockout.
Franklin had completed two defenses of his title since taking the belt from Evan Tanner at UFC 53 and by the time he stepped inside the cage at UFC 64 against Anderson Silva, he was the overwhelming favorite.
Renowned boxing trainer Freddie Roach believes Amir Khan has all the attributes required and necessary to inflict the first defeat of his career on Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Reports continue to circulate in the English and American media that the undefeated Welterweight champion of the world and the World Boxing Council or the WBC belt holder will take the Bolton based brawler on in a match on the 3rd of May at Las Vegas in Nevada with the Khan camp confident that an agreement can be reached with the notoriously poor negotiating team of Money.
Former world champion and legendary Welsh boxer Joe Calzaghe believes Englishman and double world champion Carl Froch is risking his long term legacy in the sport by sidestepping from a rematch against George Groves, who he beat in a controversial win last month in Sheffield in a world title match.
According to the unbeaten Welshman, Groves was dominating the match quite easily before the referee brought the match to an abrupt halt in the middle of the ninth round when the challenger had slacked off slightly under the power of the champion’s punches.