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Deontay Wilder files appeal brief in Povetkin Meldonium case

Deontay Wilder filed its appeal brief in requesting that the court overturn the trial court’s ruling in favor of World of Boxing and Alexander Povetkin.  The appeal highlights an incongruent ruling by the court which appeared to defer to the World Boxing Council in its determination of Povetkin’s drug test failure. Read more »

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UFC introduces product that tracks punching statistics

The UFC has announced the launch of a first-ever UFC Force Tracker smart device for heavy bags.  According to a UFC press release, the launch is in partnership with CSG Taiwan Limited.  IMG negotiated the multi-year licensing agreement between the UFC and CSG Taiwan Limited. Read more »

October 23, 2018 | Jason Cruz

Deontay Wilder files appeal brief in Povetkin Meldonium case

Deontay Wilder filed its appeal brief in requesting that the court overturn the trial court’s ruling in favor of World of Boxing and Alexander Povetkin.  The appeal highlights an incongruent ruling by the court which appeared to defer to the World Boxing Council in its determination of Povetkin’s drug test failure. Read more »

October 22, 2018 | Jason Cruz

Bellator 208 draws 521,000 viewers on Paramount

Bellator 208 on Paramount Saturday night drew 521,000 viewers according to Nielsen via ShowBuzz Daily.  The event featured Fedor defeating Chael Sonnen in the last semi-final of the Heavyweight Grand Prix. Read more »

October 17, 2018 | Jason Cruz

DAZN signs Canelo to richest contract in sports

Canelo Alvarez has signed a 5-year, 11 fight deal worth $365 million with new streaming service DAZN according to ESPN.  The deal begins with Alvarez’s December fight against Rocky Fieldinng. Read more »

October 17, 2018 | Jason Cruz

ESPN Top Rank Boxing reports strongest telecast of 2018

ESPN Top Rank Boxing on Saturday night drew 2.245 million viewers according to Nielsen via ShowBuzz Daily. The event was the highest-rated live boxing telecast of 2018. Read more »

October 16, 2018 | Jason Cruz