Boxer Victor Ortiz — a former WBC Welterweight champ — was arrested at the Kenny Chesney concert in Pasadena this weekend for assault with a deadly weapon … TMZ Sports has learned.
Law enforcement sources tell us … witnesses say Oritz and his brother were at the Rose Bowl on Saturday night to see Chesney and Jason Aldean when they got into a verbal altercation with another man. We’re told things escalated and it turned … Read Article
It’s on … Floyd Mayweather is officially set to square off with Andre Berto in September … TMZ Sports has confirmed.
The two have been in talks for weeks … but now we’re told from both camps that it’s a done deal and the two will fight in Vegas on September 12th.
We spoke with Berto who tells us, “It’s a pleasure and honor to be in this position and I’m looking forward to capitalizing … Read Article
Floyd Mayweather is already trading shots with Gennady Golovkin … telling TMZ Sports the guy’s just running his mouth for a payday — and he’s way out of his league. Golovkin — who’s knocked out his last 20 opponents — told us Mayweather would be his “dream fight” and is 100% certain he’d win if they ever got in the ring together.
Now, Mayweather’s camp is issuing a response … saying, “Everyone in boxing wants … Read Article
Former boxing champ Jermain Taylor — who beat Bernard Hopkins TWICE — admitted that he grabbed a gun and shot his cousin Tuesday … this according to cops.
TMZ Sports obtained the police report filed in Pulaski County, Arkansas … which was filed after Taylor’s cousin was shot “multiple times” in the boxer’s home.
Cops raced to the home after Taylor’s wife called 911 … and when they got to the home, that’s when Taylor … Read Article
Heavyweight boxing champ Wladimir Klitschko is in the middle of a bizarre legal fight … involving a boxer he signed who suffered massive injuries during a recent bout.
Magomed Abdusalamov — a boxer who was signed by Klitschko’s company, K2 Boxing Promotions — suffered permanent brain damage in a November, 2013 bout at Madison Square Garden.… Read Article
by TMZSports: Ex-heavyweight champ Shannon Briggs went toe-to-toe with Wladimir Klitschko in the most insane way — but did it in flip flops — and ended up landing himself in the hospital with an injured foot.
According to Shannon … he saw Wlad eating at a restaurant in Miami, walked up to him and had the balls to start eating food right off his plate! Briggs says Wlad got pissed and poured out a … Read Article
by TMZ Sports — Boxing champ Deontay Wilder — the reigning WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight — says Zelenoff has been harassing him for 3 years … calling him the N-word in texts and in phone calls and even threatening to harm his young daughter.
“He said he was going to murder me. He said he was going to tape my daughter’s mouth … when dealing with my kids, that’s below the belt. That’s what really … Read Article