Month: October 2022

Jake Paul shows he may be more than just a social media sideshow in boxing, but he still has a long way to go

Jake Paul exits the ring after his unanimous decision victory over Anderson Silva in their cruiserweight boxing match at Gila River Arena on October 29, 2022 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) The vast majority of boxers enter the sport virtually unknown and remain so throughout their careers. Even the majority of those …

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Jake Paul’s boxing skills are legitimate, insists ex-light heavyweight champion Chad Dawson

When Chad Dawson first got the call to spar for Jake Paul, he was skeptical. Dawson is a fighter’s fighter. Once a mainstay on pound-for-pound lists, he had two stints as a light heavyweight champion, fought the best of his era and has two wins each over Glen Johnson and Antonio Tarver, as well as …

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Colton Herta has signed a four-year extension with Andretti Autosport until the 2027 season

Colton Herta Andretti Extension Colton Herta has signed a four-year contract extension with Andretti Autosport This ties the American racing driver to the IndyCar team until 2027 and shows that Herta has paused his Formula 1 ambitions. The extension, announced Tuesday, is significant because it keeps the biggest teams in IndyCar from poaching Herta when …

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Herta signs Andretti IndyCar extension for 4 years until 2027

Colton Herta has signed a four-year contract extension with Andretti Autosport, tying the American racer to the IndyCar team until 2027, showing Herta has put his Formula 1 ambitions on hiatus. The extension, announced Tuesday, is significant because it keeps the biggest teams in IndyCar from poaching Herta when his current contract with Andretti expires …

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After a near-death experience, Nico Robledo Jr. will work Anderson Silva’s corner on Jake Paul

Anderson Silva will head to the ring on Saturday at Desert Diamond Arena in Glendale, Ariz. to fight YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul in a fight that has oddly become a rallying point for MMA fans fed up have Paul finish off their heroes. One of the greatest fighters in UFC history, Silva wasn’t ready to give …

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IndyCar Champion Alex Palou “super happy” with F1 practice debut at Austin

Alex Palou F1 Austin AUSTIN, Texas — Former IndyCar champion Alex Palou had barely started his first live Grand Prix session at the wheel of an F1 car when he declared the McLaren’s feel and speed “insane”. Moments later, Williams’ Logan Sargeant was complaining about the loss of tire grip like a seasoned F1 veteran. …

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Why are there no Americans in Formula 1? These drivers could be next.

Why are there no American drivers in Formula 1? An understandable question, especially given the increasing presence of motorsport in the United States. The latest surge of interest started with the popular Netflix series Drive to Survive, which contributed to two new tracks and three annual American races – more than any other country on …

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Terence Crawford and Errol Spence are the latest fighters to break hearts of boxing fans

Almost every weekend there are boxes on your TV or streaming available. Often they are good, fascinating and entertaining fights. But Terence Crawford vs Errol Spence didn’t turn out to be another good, intriguing and entertaining fight. It was a generational battle between two of the top three or five fighters in the world. It …

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Haney beats Kambosos to retain undisputed lightweight title

American Devin Haney kept his unbeaten record intact on Sunday by beating Australia’s George Kambosos with his thundering right hand in a rematch to remain the undisputed world lightweight champion. The highly rated 23-year-old successfully defended his WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO belts at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena in a unanimous decision, with one judge …

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Biggest puncher of all? Deontay Wilder’s frightening power is unmatched

Deontay Wilder added to his record No. 42 KO with a vicious right hand Saturday in Brooklyn. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) The history books will be kind – very kind – when Deontay Wilder finally decides to hang up his gloves and await the countdown to his induction into the International Boxing Hall of …

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