MMA

Fighter wins by unanimous decision in World Boxing Super Series final

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Naoya Inoue won a unanimous decision over Nonito Donaire on Thursday in the World Boxing Super Series bantamweight final.

Left-right combo results in 11th round victory

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canelo Alvarez used a big punch to beat a big fighter.

Stevenson wins WBO featherweight title

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Shakur Stevenson and Joet Gonzalez took family drama into the ring Saturday night — Stevenson is dating Gonzalez’s sister, and there’s bad blood on both sides of that relationship.

Dominick Reyes remains undefeated in Boston UFC bout

BOSTON (AP) — Dominick Reyes remained undefeated in 12 fights, stopping former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman by technical knockout in the first round Friday night at UFC Fight Night at the TD Garden.

Usyk dominant in heavyweight debut, wins by TKO

CHICAGO (AP) — Oleksandr Usyk did everything in his heavyweight debut with the exception of knocking down Chazz Witherspoon.

English boxer overcomes bloody cut over eye to beat Swedish fighter

Blood was flowing down Tyson Fury’s right cheek, and Otto Wallin was in his face. His scheduled rematch with Deontay Wilder suddenly in jeopardy, Fury needed to dig deep in a fight that wasn’t supposed to be this hard.

Nurmagomedov remains unbeaten at UFC 242

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Khabib Nurmagomedov stopped Dustin Poirier by submission in the third round Saturday night at UFC 242, retaining his lightweight title and unbeaten record.

Lomachenko adds 3rd lightweight belt

LONDON (AP) — Vasyl Lomachenko’s big goal in boxing is to become unified champion in one weight category.

Kovalev stops Yarde to retain WBO light heavyweight title

CHELYABINSK, Russia (AP) — Sergey Kovalev knocked out Anthony Yarde on Saturday to retain the WBO light heavyweight title in his first defense since winning back the belt in February.

Miocic stops Cormier, reclaims heavyweight belt at UFC 241

By Greg Beacham, AP Sports Writer ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Stipe Miocic waited over a year to face Daniel Cormier again, and his plan for the rematch didn’t start to work until they were deep in the fourth round. That’s when the patient, determined firefighter from Cleveland finally got his revenge — and suddenly reclaimed […]