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L.A.’s Original MMA Training Center Set to Train Future Mixed Martial Artists this August!

R1 Gym, L.A.’s Original MMA Training Center invites local youth interested in Mixed Martial Arts to attend its 2014 Summer Teen MMA Camp featuring Head Coach, Rico Chiapparelli. The R1 Training Center is known as a Mecca for champion MMA fighters and decorated Martial Artists who gather from all over the globe to train with its staff and members. This Summer in the “City of Champions,” Inglewood, CA, R1 will educate the next generation of Mixed Martial Artists beginning Monday, August 25 though Friday, August 29, 2014. Continue reading

George Groves says his third world title quest will end in success

Super-middleweight boxer George Groves says his third world title quest will end in success, as he prepares to take on European champion Christopher Rebrasse next month.

The 26-year-old faces the Frenchman, who is ranked third with the World Boxing Council, on September 20 at the SSE Arena in Wembley.

The winner takes the European title and the opportunity of a final eliminator for the WBC Super Middleweight belt, which is currently held by Sakio Bika.

Bika first fights in a title rematch against American Anthony Dirrell, but Groves said neither fighter would be able to halt his world title chase. Continue reading

Steve Cunningham, Amir Imam, Derrick Lewis & Chris Beal on LAST CALL

This week as people attempt to cool off during the Summer heat, the Sport Swami is turning this up as he brings back this week some old faces & new debuts to headline this week’s show. Its all this plus recap of this weekend boxing matches and a preview of August 9th fights only on presents; LAST CALL on Friday August 8th from 10-12 a.m. Eastern time/ 7-9 p.m. Pacific time. Continue reading

Randall Bailey: I’ll Fight Alfonzo Gomez for Free!

Boxing’s ‘KO King’ Having Trouble Finding Opponents

To the world’s welterweights, former two-time world champion Randall “The Knock-Out King” Bailey (44-8, 37 KOs) is like the dentist’s office… you only go there if you have to and when you do, you’ll probably get drilled.

Being blessed as one of the sport of boxing’s deadliest punchers of the past 20 years has become a curse for Bailey, because he can’t seem to talk anyone into a ring to fight him. Despite his relatively advanced age of 39, Bailey’s mix of a dependable chin and granite fists continue to make him a very dangerous opponent for anyone in the world. Continue reading

Video: Diego Chaves talks DQ loss

Diego Chaves one on one after DISQUALIFICATION LOSS vs Brandon Rios. Radio Rahim interviews Diego Chaves one one one at post fight press conference vs Brandon Rios. Diego Chaves talks DQ loss vs Brandon Rios. Diego Chaves also talks rematch fight vs Brandon Rios at post fight press conference interview. Diego Chaves talks to Argentinian fans post fight vs Brandon Rios press conference. Continue reading

Gloves worn by Muhammad Ali sold at auction Thursday for $388,871

Everlast, the global leader in fight sports, is indisputably the most iconic and recognizable brand in the sport of boxing. The Everlast gloves worn by Muhammad Ali in his 1971 fight against rival Joe Frazier sold at auction Thursday for $388,871. The fight, nicknamed “Fight of the Century”, ended by unanimous decision and solidified Frazier as the Heavyweight Champion of the world. The gloves were purchased by an anonymous bidder at an auction in Cleveland, OH. Continue reading

Dominic Breazeale Has His Sights Set On The Heavyweight Division

Upland, California (July 30, 2014) – As boxing aficionados and experts are aware of the current status of the heavyweight division, there is one heavyweight that is ready to take this division by storm. Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale (11-0, 10 KO’s) is considered by most to be a top heavyweight prospect who has all the ability and athletic skills to become a world champion. At 6’7″, 250 pounds, Breazeale has imposed his will on ten of his first eleven opponents, stopping them in four rounds or less. Continue reading