Sometime in the next few days, certainly before the bell rings for the start of the IBF-WBA heavyweight title match between unbeaten champion Anthony Joshua and former champ Wladimir Klitschko in front of 90,000 fans on Saturday at Wembley Stadium in London, someone will say the bout is the one to save boxing. The significance of the bout is that, for once, some people are paying attention. The bout is one of the most significant sporting events of the year in the United Kingdom.
Tony Ferguson’s manager says that Nate Diaz should fight Ferguson if he wants to get a third fight with McGregor. While Conor McGregor continues to hunt down a potential fight with Floyd Mayweather, Nate Diaz appears to be stuck in a holding pattern when it comes to his next fight. After splitting a pair of fights with McGregor, Diaz has been holding out for an opportunity to complete the trilogy.
Georges St-Pierre has acknowledged that ring rust could be a factor in his fight against Michael Bisping, but said that it will not be an issue for him. The former welterweight champion is expected to face Bisping for his middleweight title sometime this year with no date announced as of now. "I believe in ring rust," St-Pierre said, as quoted on MMAFighting.