There were a lot of disappointed fans when the UFC announced that Conor McGregor had given up the featherweight title he’d won at UFC 194 by knocking out Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds. There was also speculation, including from John Kavanagh, McGregor’s highly respected coach, that the decision wasn’t McGregor’s. UFC president Dana White vehemently disputed that contention in an interview Thursday with Yahoo Sports.
Ali's gloves from the 1970 match at Madison Square Gardens in which he defeated Oscar Bonavena are expected to fetch upwards of $60,000, auctioneer Darren Julien of Julien's Auctions said. Another key item belonging to the late Ali is a box of cigars autographed by Castro, who died last week at age 90.
Veteran Roy Jones Jr is to continue his boxing career after announcing he will fight Bobby Gunn in February. Jones (64-9, 46 knockouts) is one of the sport's all-time greats and has held world titles in four different weight division. He was considered