Mayweather to make shock return in kickboxing bout

Tweet By Lee Saunders Floyd Mayweather has announced that he will make a shock fighting return, against Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa. The pair held a press conference in Tokyo ahead of a New Year’s Eve fight at the Saitama Super Arena, to be organised by the Ritzin Fighting Federation, a Japanese company promoting kickboxing and MMA events, but it is yet to be decided whether it will be under boxing, kickboxing or MMA rules. Mayweather, now 41, was undefeated in 50 fights in boxing, claiming world titles in five…

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UFC 230: Cormier taps out Lewis

Tweet By Alex Best Daniel Cormier retained his UFC Heavyweight title, defeating Derrick Lewis by submission in the second round to set up a potential fight against Brock Lesnar. Cormier dominated from start to finish landing heavy strikes and takedowns in the first round. Lewis had no answer for the two-weight world champion, leaving fans questioning when Cormier would win the bout, rather than if. The second round began similarly to the first. Cormier dominated, as Lewis threw heavy punches, but had trouble connecting. At the 2:14 mark of the…

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St Pierre wins UFC Middleweight championship.

Tweet After four years away from the octagon, UFC star George St Pierre (GSP) returned and submitted Michael Bisping in the third round to win his first Middleweight title at Madison Square Garden in New York City.   GSP is now the fourth person in UFC history alongside Conor McGregor, B.J Penn and Randy Couture to become a champion in multiple divisions.   The Canadian last fought in November 2013 when he successfully defended his Welterweight title before vacating the title in December of that year to take a hiatus.   The new…

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