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Anthony Johnson of Boca Raton, Fla., celebrates his victory over DJ Linderman of Yreka, Calif., during his World Series of Fighting debut in the PH Live theater at Planet Hollywood on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.

Photo By Steve Marcus / Las Vegas Sun

Anthony Johnson of Boca Raton, Fla., celebrates his victory over DJ Linderman of Yreka, Calif., during his World Series of Fighting debut in the PH Live theater at Planet Hollywood on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.

Back in the UFC, Anthony Johnson no longer sees weight as a problem

Johnson takes on Phil Davis in first UFC appearance since January 2012

The persistent topic Anthony Johnson can never dodge came up within 10 minutes of the first UFC 172 media session of fight week. It wasn’t a reporter belaboring the point of ...

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Does boxing’s ultimate fight have a second wind?

Juan Manuel Marquez or Mike Alvarado is Pacquiao’s most likely next opponent, but Mayweather lurks

A brawny Filipino fight fan puffed his shoulders, raised his hands to his mouth and bellowed a chant that echoed off the walls of the ...

Blog: Manny Pacquiao gets the decision this time, beats Timothy Bradley

Scores were 118-110, 116-112 and 116-112 in favor of Pacquiao

Hold the thoughts on winding down and retirement; Manny Pacquiao is not done yet. The 35-year-old Filipino boxing superstar avenged one of the two losses ...

UFC on Fox 11

Debating Fabricio Werdum’s chances against Cain Velasquez

Miesha Tate edges Liz Carmouche in Orlando's co-main event

File the failure to put a television camera on heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez during UFC on Fox 11 on Saturday evening under missed opportunities. Broadcasting ...

Travis Browne’s children inspired him to go from training dogs to winning fights

He fights in a title eliminator against Fabricio Werdum on Saturday in Orlando

Travis Browne had two children before he ever learned how to shoot for a double-leg takedown or defend a rear-naked choke. Unlike almost all of ...

Miesha Tate eschews break, stays moving with UFC on Fox 11

Local women's bantamweight star faces off with Liz Carmouche in Orlando

Miesha Tate knew the UFC had several options regarding her future after a second loss to Ronda Rousey last December. She wasn’t sure she was ...

UFC on Fox 11 breakdown, betting odds and picks

Oddsmakers see fair fight between Fabricio Werdum and Travis Browne for top contendership

The first fresh UFC heavyweight championship bout in two years will be set by the end of Saturday night. Rematches have taken place in each ...

Middle East trip takes Roy Nelson out of his comfort zone at UFC Fight Night 39

Local fighter hopes to escape long journey with victory, and luggage

More than half of Roy Nelson’s fights in the octagon have taken place in Las Vegas. It’s uncommon for any fighter to compete at a ...

Bob Arum scorches Floyd Mayweather, MGM Grand at Pacquiao-Bradley press event

With careers winding down, any hope for dream fight is dwindling

Manny Pacquiao is done talking about Floyd Mayweather Jr. His promoter’s not. Bob Arum, CEO of Top Rank, lambasted Mayweather and host MGM Grand for ...

KSNV reports that Richard Steele Boxing gym may close down after losing a state grant, Dec. 12.

Pacquiao vs. Bradley II Main Event