Conor McGregor has told Dustin Poirier their trilogy fight scheduled for the summer is off after an exchange of slurs on Twitter. Piorior beat McGregor at UFC 257 in January, and they were set to fight for a third time on 10 July after the pair claimed they had signed a contract. Poirier had accused McGregor of failing to deliver on his promise to donate to The Good Fight Foundation, with the UFC lightweights involved in a tense Twitter exchange.
Four high-impact boxers — Sugar Ray Leonard, Roberto “Manos de Piedra” Durán, Marvelous Marvin Hagler and Thomas “The Hitman” Hearns — will re-enter the limelight in Showtime docuseries The Kings. The first of the show’s four episodes will premiere on Sunday, June 6, at 8PM ET/PT on linear and streaming, the ViacomCBS premium network announced. […]
World champions rarely make repeated appearances in South Florida to defend their belts. For many titleholders, fighting locally is usually a one-off and then it’s on to other destinations.