Conor McGregor's teammate at SBG Ireland and UFC featherweight Artem Lobov has revealed that he was not a fan of Jose Aldo accepting the Irishman's title. Aldo was the former featherweight champion, ruling the division as he was unbeaten in MMA for nine years until he faced McGregor at UFC 194. The "Notorious" made quick work of Aldo, beating him in just 13 seconds via KO after what had been an exhausting but heated rivalry between the two fighters.
Floyd Mayweather, left, and Manny Pacquiao will meet in the most lucrative fight in history. The May 2 welterweight championship unification bout between undefeated Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao will be the most lucrative fight of all time, with revenues estimated to be $400 million or more, well above the current record of $150 million. Here are five things you need to know about a fight that has been six years in the making. 1. Tickets: If you're looking for tickets to the biggest fight, certainly of this century, well, good luck. Initial ticket prices were announced at $7,500 for ringside seats with nosebleeds at $1,500. But where do you find them? There are none available on StubHub,
Today at 3 pm ET on Sky Sports in the United Kingdom, live coverage will begin for the card headlined by Jorge Linares vs Anthony Crolla, a rematch from last year and for Linares’ WBA “world” lightweight title. BLH will pick up live coverage at 6:30 pm ET for the main event, which airs live on Showtime in the United States. Linares (41-3, 27 KO) outpointed Crolla (31-5-3, 13 KO) in September, the last fight for either man, to take the title belt, and will be the favorite once again, though he’s fighting on hostile ground in Manchester once again, as well. Last time out, there was some mild criticism of the scoring, which went to the right man but it was felt by some that two of the three cards