Germaine de Randamie secured her spot in the history books as the first UFC women’s featherweight champion when she defeated former bantamweight titleholder Holly Holm at UFC 208 on Feb. 11. It was a closely contested bout that also had a bit of controversy
Gerald Washington played football for USC and is 18-0-1 in his pro boxing career. The latter can definitely be said for Gerald Washington as he prepares to face Deontay Wilder in the Premier Boxing Champions event Saturday at the Legacy Arena in Birmingham, Alabama. Washington grew up in Northern California, but when he was 13, him and his mother, Rosa Rangel, moved to Mexico.
The formerly estranged son of eccentric British boxing legend Chris Eubank remains very confident that an intriguing bout against the offspring of his father's biggest adversary, Nigel Benn, will take place. Super-lightweight prospect Nathanael 'Banks' Wilson believes he is on a collision course with fellow budding fighter Conor Benn and will go head-to-head with 'The Destroyer' within the next couple of years in a fight that would look to rekindle arguably British boxing's bitterest rivalry. Having not stepped into a boxing gym until the age of 20, Croydon-raised Wilson, set to play the role of his father in an upcoming Sean Cronin biopic about Michael Watson, turned professional in March 2016 with a points victory over Silvije Kebet at York Hall.