Former world champion Ricardo Mayorga lost an MMA match in Nicaragua Saturday night. “El Matador” was caught in a choke hold and submitted just moments into the fight. Afterward he blamed the loss on “inexperience” and stated he wants a rematch in six months.
Manny Pacquiao may be thinking Brandon Rios, but, as a politician, he’s busy making boxing, breasts and health priorities in the Philippines. More
“I’ve got massive respect for Haye,” says Tyson Fury, about the man he’ll soon fight. “I was a big fan until I met him – then I wasn’t a fan anymore.” More at the Express
Seconds after knocking out Diego Chaves in San Antonio, Texas, Saturday night, Keith Thurman thanked the local fans for their support, with just one minor error: Instead of naming San Antonio, Thurman named “San Diego.”
Good piece on Teddy Atlas and his gyms on Staten Island, N.Y. in the Staten Island Advance: More