Week in Review: Top Boxing and MMA News


This weekend we are set to enjoy UFC 192 on pay-per-view. With the news earlier about the Hendricks-Woodley fight being canceled, we are surely going to expect a lot more from the rest of the card, and the main event. This ESPN article weighs in and gives us their predictions for each fight, and why they think they’ll win. See our #TeamEverlast staff picks below, and get involved by commenting your picks in the comment box!

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Staff Picks:

Chris Z – Cormier, Evans, Magomedov, Pena

John – Gustafsson, Evans, Jordan, Pena

Andrew – Cormier, Evans, Jordan, Pena



After a postponement announcement that riled up Tyson Fury and his fans, a new date for the highly anticipated Klitschko-Fury bout has been announced. The injury that has kept Klitschko from fighting in the previously scheduled October 24th fight appears to be healing nicely, and will get him back in the ring sooner rather than later. To get all the details for this fight, see the article below from Sky Sports.

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Yesterday, October 1st, marked the 40th anniversary of one of the greatest fights in the history of boxing. The fight known to us as “The Thrilla in Manila” is one that no boxing fan will ever forget. This article is a must read for all you boxing fans, and The Guardian gives us a great look into the fight on it’s 40th year anniversary.

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UFC 192 is this weekend and it showcases many great fighters. However, for Tyron Woodley, he won’t be one of them. As the news came in this morning, Johny Hendricks was hospitalized due to his weight cutting. This fight has not been rescheduled, and will no longer be on the UFC 192 card. Read the full article below.

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The State of New York is synonymous with boxing. Whether it’s a huge fight that took place here, or a legend who trained and grew up here, New York and boxing always seem to go together. In this recent article by NY Magazine, they discuss the female boxers of New York who are some of the toughest competitors around. Whether it’s boxing for a title, or boxing for fitness, women are flocking to the historic gyms around the city to train. Read the full article, along with some bio’s of current female fighters below.

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