Paige VanZant shows off face and hand injuries after bare-knuckle defeat

Paige VanZant has promised to make a "major comeback" after picking up a number of marks during her fight with Rachael Ostovich on Friday night. The ex-UFC star lost her second straight bare-knuckle boxing match, but wasn't as badly hurt as some more recent fights, showing off a few scratches, but not many serious injuries. VanZant is one of the most popular fighters in the sport, and is paid handsomely by BKFC for her role in the promotion, where she […]

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Paige VanZant’s bare-knuckle rival Rachael Ostovich profiled ahead of fight

Rachael Ostovich is the fighter tasked with handing Paige VanZant a second successive bare-knuckle boxing defeat when the glamorous rivals clash in Florida tonight. Both Ostovich and VanZant built their names during careers in the UFC, including a bout with one another in the early part of 2019, which VanZant won with a second round armbar. And Ostrovich now has one of the biggest social media followings in combat sports with more followers than a number of boxing world champions […]

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Murat Gassiev knocks out Michael Wallisch to reignite his charge through the heavyweight division

Murat Gassiev blasted Michael Wallisch away in the fourth round to reassert himself as a heavyweight contender. The heavy-handed Russian earned a knockout win on Thursday night in Moscow to signal his comeback. Gassiev floored Wallisch with a body shot, then again with a big overhand right. When Wallisch got up again, Gassiev swarmed him and forced the stoppage. He picked up the WBA Asian heavyweight title in the process. It was only his second fight in the past three […]

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Anthony Joshua takes swipe at Tyson Fury following Oleksandr Usyk announcement

Anthony Joshua has claimed his next opponent Oleksandr Usyk is ‘just as good’ as boxing rival Tyson Fury. Joshua puts his IBF, WBA and WBO heavyweight championship belts on the line against Usyk at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25. British sensation AJ, who announced himself on the world stage during the 2012 London Olympics, looked set for an undisputed title fight with WBC champion Fury this summer. But talks were abandoned after Fury was ruled to take on […]

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Amir Khan responds to Conor Benn’s challenge to "send him to retirement"

Amir Khan has responded to Conor Benn’s recent claim that he “wanted to send [Khan] to retirement, nicely.” Benn is one of British boxing’s fastest rising stars and recently signed a lucrative five-year deal with Matchroom Boxing after his stunning first-round knockout of Samuel Vargas earlier this year. Immediately after the victory, Benn called for Eddie Hearn to set up a clash with Khan and said: “Give me a proper test, give me Amir Khan. "I know he’s too busy […]

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KSI adamant he can beat Mayweather and tells Logan Paul it’s about “mentality”

YouTuber-turned-singer KSI has said he could defeat Floyd Mayweather in a boxing bout and even spoke of his future ambitions in the ring. Talking to old rival Logan Paul on the Impaulsive podcast, he discussed his past short-lived boxing career and the legends he wants to take on in the future. KSI was one of the first YouTube stars to enter white-collar boxing and he overcame Joe Weller and Paul himself in two amateur and one professional fights, but has […]

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Joe Joyce could suffer a 'sensational KO' loss to Carlos Takam who wants to earn a 'massive fight' in Britain

Joe Joyce could suffer a “sensational KO” loss to Carlos Takam who wants to earn a “massive fight” in Britain, says the Frenchman’s promoter Joe DeGuardia. Joyce risks his unbeaten record against Takam at Wembley Arena on Saturday night, with the winner well placed for a future fight against a world heavyweight champion. The British contender has never been off his feet in 12 professional wins, 11 by knockout, but Takam has been preparing to pull off a stunning victory. […]

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Logan Paul says childhood meeting with Anderson Silva inspired him to fight

Logan Paul has revealed how meeting Anderson Silva as a youngster inspired him to want to become a fighter. Paul said that Silva was the first celebrity that he ever met, having watched his legendary UFC middleweight title run while growing up in Ohio. Paul, and his younger brother Jake, posed for a picture with the former world champion after meeting him at a 2010 meet & greet in their hometown, and the YouTube star even admitted to taking a […]

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Logan Paul backed to beat Mike Tyson in exhibition after Floyd Mayweather flop

Logan Paul has been backed to defeat Iron Mike Tyson in a boxing match by former opponent KSI, who claimed “you’ve got to remember that this isn’t Tyson who’s 18, this is Tyson who’s 55.” Paul most recently faced Floyd Mayweather on June 6 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. While the former five-weight world champion was expected to knock out Paul without breaking much of a sweat, the YouTuber stunned fans by surviving the full eight rounds. Due […]

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