Former heavyweight champion Charles Martin was shot in the forearm earlier this week, and is laid up in the hospital … TMZ Sports has learned.… Read Article
Shannon Briggs is declaring war on boxing champ David Haye — claiming the guy’s a “sucka” who weaseled his way out of a heavyweight fight … because he’s scared.
Briggs says Haye PROMISED him a bout if he fought on the undercard of Haye’s last fight — so Briggs did (and won) … and now he wants to collect.
Kimbo Slice has died … TMZ Sports has confirmed. He was 42. Slice was hospitalized early Monday near his home in Coral Springs, FL. He passed away a short time later. The CEO of Bellator MMA confirmed the news … saying, “We are all shocked and saddened by the devastating untimely loss of Kimbo Slice, a beloved member of the Bellator family.’
“One of the most popular MMA fighters ever, Kimbo was a charismatic, larger-than-life … Read Article
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