New York was the place to be for combat sports this weekend: in addition to UFC 217 at Madison Square Garden, the Barclays Center hosted a heavyweight boxing clash between Deontay Wilder and Bermane Stiverne. Ever since he defeated Eddie Alvarez in stunning fashion to become the lightweight champion at UFC 205, fans and fighters alike have been telling Conor Mc Gregor to 'defend or vacate'. This weekend saw the newest 'baddest man on the planet' Anthony Joshua take on the Cameroonian-French veteran Carlos Takam in front of a sold out Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Anthony Joshua and Carlos Takam have just weighed ahead of their world title heavyweight fight in Cardiff and the champ has piled on even more mass since his April fight with Wladimir Klitschko. A Filipino pro boxer who was involved in a recent scandal over faked brain scans has died after suffering an injury in a sparring session, sports officials have said. Chris Eubank Jr produced a savage yet clinical display to knock out Avni Yildirim in the third round of a clash to kick off the super-middleweight World Boxing Super Series in Stuttgart, Germany. After the biggest fight of his career, Conor Mc Gregor can be forgiven for taking some time off to party it up (especially after netting an estimated 0 million USD) but it appears that he has been taking things a bi...After the dust finally settled on the megafight that was Mc Gregor vs Mayweather, boxing fans could focus their attention on a bout between Canelo Álvarez and Gennady Golovkin that had been years in the making. It was thought by some that Mosley would return back in 2012 after he was soundly beaten by Saul Canelo Alvarez by a 12 round unanimous decision.
Mosley had lost 6 out of his last 12 fights dating back to 2007.Bravo attempts to answer the age old question, can dating your best friend be the key to lasting love or a recipe for disaster with its new docu-series “Friends to Lovers?” From casual to complicated, innocent to intimate, this social experiment of the heart follows five sets of singles who take a leap of faith and try to become more than “just friends.” Throughout the season, the couples must deal with the unique challenges of dating such as Awkward first kisses, tests of jealousy and the inevitable reveal to friends and family.With a tough-as-nails exterior, Jin goes with her gut instincts when it comes to relationships and knows that her friendship with Sydney Hall goes deeper than what is on the surface.They have a deep caring for one another, but are those feelings enough to make them work as a couple?
By Jeff Aranow: In a long overdue decision, 45-year-old former 3 division world champion “Sugar” Shane Mosley has announced his retirement after 24 years as a pro.