Day: May 31, 2019

Weights from Macao: Mepranum, Abdulhamid, Deines, Fanlong Make Weight for IBF Wars

By Carlos Costa MACAO, China — Sanman fighters Richie Mepranum and Adam Diu Cagas Abdulhamid successfully made weight for their respective IBF Pan Pacific Saturday night battles set to heat up the ongoing IBF 36th Annual Convention unfolding these days at the plush Wynn Palace Cotai here in “The Vegas […]

Danis says friendship with Conor McGregor has been a key part of his success: ‘I’m 1-0 and everyone knows my name’

By Milan Ordoñez@Mr_Ordonez Prior to his transition into mixed martial arts, no one knew about Dillon Danis outside of the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu circle. But since he involved himself with Conor McGregor, he is now enjoying a significant amount of recognition. The two began working together for McGregor’s rematch against Nate […]

Khan’s exhibition fight won’t effect the Kell Brook fight say Hearn

By Tim Royner Amir Khan is looking to fight an £7m exhibition match against Neeraj Goyat on July 27 in Saudi Arabia, but the fight isn’t expected to get in the way of his domestic clash against former IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook, according to promoter Eddie Hearn. Brook is training right now for […]

Franklin vs Forrest, Wallin vs Flores set for July 12 edition of ShoBox

By Scott Christ@scblh1 Heavyweight prospects Jermaine Franklin and Otto Wallin fought on the Shields-Hammer card on Showtime in April, and will get second chances to impress in separate bouts on the July 12 edition of ShoBox: The New Generation. Franklin (18-0, 13 KO) is a 25-year-old from Saginaw, Michigan, who […]