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David Arquette Loses in Brutal, Bloody Wrestling Deathmatch

11/17/2018 6:51 AM PST

David Arquette was bloody, mangled and nearly tortured Friday night in a wrestling match ... and there was NOTHING FAKE about it.

David was in a 'deathmatch' -- that's the name and not really an understatement -- at a Game Changer Wrestling event that went down at The Hi Hat.

The actor-turned-wrestler was up against Nick FN Gage and it was just brutal. Gage broke a light tube over Arquette's head. You see David grab his neck as blood pours from the area. Shockingly, the fight continues.

Toward the end, it looks like David gives up, climbing out of the ring, but then the 47-year-old hops back in as he bleeds profusely. Gage stomps on him, but David fires back by smacking Gage with a chair. It didn't take long ... David gets pinned.

After the match, David told his fans he needed a few stitches and he was fine.

He ended by saying death matches weren't his thing ... and that's a good thing.

Boxing Champ Mikey Garcia My Fight With Errol Spence ... Will Top Manny & Floyd

11/17/2018 12:30 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Mikey Garcia's HUGE upcoming fight with Errol Spence will be way better than Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather's 2015 fight ... and Garcia is telling us why. 

Little background first ... Manny and Floyd had been dancing around each other for years, with fans clamoring for the two men to get in the ring and make the biggest fight in the sport.

The results in the ring were kinda meh ... and when we talked to Garcia in L.A. at an event for Premier Boxing and FOX Sports he said his long-awaited face off with Errol Spence won't let fans down. 

"I didn't want to wait 'til the end of our careers. I'm doing it in our primes. Mayweather and Pacquiao should've fought 6 years before it happened. I'm fighting a guy at his prime. He's fighting in my prime. That's the kinda fight we wanna give the fans."

Both men are undefeated champs -- with 51 KO's between them -- so many people in the boxing world say the fight is gonna be an all-time great bout when it sparks off March 16 at Jerry's World in Dallas.

BTW -- Floyd and Manny are talking about possibly getting in the ring again ... so if anyone is looking for something to help them to sleep, set your DVR's.

Cris 'Cyborg' Justino Cecilia Braekhus On Superfight ... 'It's Gonna Happen'

11/16/2018 7:59 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor, move over.... there's a new superfight on the way.

The matchup? Cris Cyborg -- arguably the greatest female UFC fighter ever -- against Cecilia Braekhus -- arguably the greatest female boxer ever.

If you like combat sports, you're well aware Cyborg's a badass ... but so is Braekhus. She's undefeated at 34-0 and has been the undisputed welterweight champ since 2014.

TMZ Sports talked to Cecilia -- who'll be the 1st woman to headline an HBO boxing card on December 8 -- Thursday night after the Lakers game and she gave us the 411 on the dream fight with Cyborg.

"[Cyborg's] very interested in doing a boxing match. We want to do the female version of a Mayweather-McGregor."

Braekhus says this ain't a pie-in-the-sky pipe dream.

"It's gonna happen."

But, does Cris have any chance to beat a champion boxer?

Braekhus' answer might surprise you.

Earlier this year ... we talked to Cyborg about the prospects of fighting Braekhus.

Farrah Abraham Not Sweatin' Boxing Challenge Just Sweating the Maldives!

11/16/2018 7:36 AM PST

Farrah Abraham knows a match made in heaven when she sees one -- and it ain't in a boxing ring ... it's her butt and a remote sandy paradise.

The 'Teen Mom' star's extended vacay in the Maldives doesn't require much in the way of clothing --she's rocking a severely bare minimum white crocheted bikini here. Farrah jetted off to the islands last weekend with her daughter after backing out of her celebrity boxing match with Nicole "Hoopz" Alexander.

Farrah trash talked promoter Damon Feldman but, as we first reported ... she's got a new offer from "Teen Mom 2" star Kailyn Lowry to get in the ring.

Unclear if Farrah will accept. After all, boxing would require putting on more clothing.

'Teen Mom' Kailyn Lowry I'll Bust Backdoor Teen Mom's Ass!!! Challenges Farrah Abraham

11/16/2018 12:40 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

"Teen Mom 2" star Kailyn Lowry's ready and willing to get in the ring with Farrah Abraham and open a can of whoop ass ... but Farrah's first gotta say yes, and she might wanna think twice.

Damon Feldman -- the guy who set up a charity boxing match Farrah backed out of -- tells TMZ Kailyn's set to sign a deal with his company Friday for a charity match ... with proceeds going to charity. And, Kailyn's making no bones about it -- she wants Farrah. Yeah, they got beef.

Damon says if Farrah accepts the challenge he will NOT take legal action against her for bailing on the first event. Remember ... TMZ broke the story Farrah backed out of fighting Nicole "Hoopz" Alexander, claiming Damon broke his end of the deal.

You'll recall Farrah trash talked Damon and the entire event before he fired off a cease and desist letter to shut her trap. Damon now says bygones will be bygones ... IF Farrah steps into the ring.

As for Kailyn ... she and Farrah have lobbed verbal jabs at each other for years now. Kailyn's ready to strap on some gloves and let her fists do the talking. Again, for charity.

Floyd Mayweather Ultimatum To Khabib: Box Me, Or We Ain't Fightin'

11/16/2018 12:20 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Floyd Mayweather is giving Khabib a simple choice -- we fight in the boxing ring ... or we ain't fightin' at all!

Of course, the two have been goin' back and forth since Khabib beat Conor and called out Floyd ... but Nurmagomedov's team AND Dana White both say it's gotta be MMA.

Now, Floyd's firing back ... telling TMZ Sports HE makes the rules -- 'cause he makes the money and that makes him the guy who calls the shots ... and mixed martial arts isn't happening.

"They said it has to happen in the Octagon. And I said, 'Just tell me where Khabib has made 9 figures before in the Octagon!'"

"If he hasn't made 9 figures, he's not the A-side. So, I'm the A-side."

Remember, Floyd told us he's likely to fight on New Year's Eve in Tokyo ... and if he and Khabib can't strike a deal, that's cool with him.

"It's my way, my rules. I'm Floyd 'Money' Mayweather!"

Floyd Mayweather The Tokyo Fight is Back On ... 'Gonna Make It Happen'

11/15/2018 9:19 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Floyd Mayweather says the Tokyo fight that was on and then off ... is back on -- and he's telling TMZ Sports exactly how it's gonna go down.  

Remember, Floyd was supposed to fight 20-year-old kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa on New Year's Eve ... but recently backed out ... saying promoters misled him about the scale and nature of the bout.

We talked to Floyd Wednesday night as he left Peter Marco jewelry in Beverly Hills ... and he told us the fight is very much alive.

"We're gonna make it happen."

Question is ... is it boxing, kickboxing or MMA?

"Rules? It's gonna be a little boxing exhibition. No kicking," Floyd told us ... "I'm moving around with the guy for 9 minutes, and of course it's gonna be the highest paid exhibition ever."

Bottom line ... the money's just too good to pass up, as long as the fight goes down on Floyd's terms.

"It's a no-brainer. Just because I'm retired from boxing," Mayweather says, "I still make appearances worldwide and make a ton of money."

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Wants Rematch With Canelo ... 'I'll Knock Him Out!'

11/11/2018 12:45 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is calling for another fight with Canelo Alvarez -- telling TMZ Sports he would knock his ass out ... if they fought at 168 pounds this time! 

Remember, Julio and Canelo faced off in May 2017 at 164 pounds -- and Canelo dominated -- ultimately winning by unanimous decision after tuning up Julio for 12 straight rounds.

But, Julio says the weight was a huge factor -- and says if Canelo has the cajones to move up in weight, it won't end well for him. 

"Canelo rematch at 168 ... I want to knock him out at my weight."

Julio is also calling out Floyd Mayweather -- saying he's 100% confident he can beat T.B.E. too! 

One last thing ... when we asked if he considered Floyd the greatest boxer of all time, he shot that down -- saying Muhammad Ali and his father, Julio Cesar Chavez, get the #1 and #2 spots. 

But, before Julio can take on Canelo, Floyd or anyone else ... he's gotta get through Alfredo Angulo on Dec. 1, at the Staples Center. 

Tyson Fury Busting His Ass for Deontay Wilder Fight ... at Bougie L.A. Gym

11/8/2018 11:50 AM PST
Breaking News

No days off for Tyson Fury -- the boxer took over a section at one of the bougiest gyms in L.A. to drill down on his footwork ... right next to a buncha normies! 

With just 23 days until his massive fight with Deontay Wilder, the Gypsy King hit up Equinox in L.A. -- a private gym where some of the richest people in town get a workout. 

So, while regular, non-global boxing superstars were trying to knock out some pull-ups and elliptical work (good job, btw) ... Fury's trainers were cracking the whip to get him ready for Dec. 1. 

What's more impressive ... this is Fury's 3rd fight since his life went into a drug and booze-fueled tailspin a few years ago. The comeback story is truly inspiring. 

Tyson opened up about his struggles on "The Joe Rogan Experience" podcast recently saying things got so bad, he blew up to 400 pounds and thought about quitting boxing forever.  

But, Fury got his life together now -- he's quit the vices, lost the weight and won his last 2 comeback fights. 

Now, he's getting his body ready for Deontay Wilder -- one of the most violent men in combat sports -- and Tyson says he's been laser-focused on getting the W. 

Floyd Mayweather Commits to Watching Lakers After Bailing on Japan Fight

11/8/2018 9:57 AM PST
Breaking News

Hours after bailing on his New Year's Eve fight in Japan, Floyd Mayweather didn't go into hiding ... he went to the Lakers game! 

Earlier in the day, Mayweather put out a bizarre statement saying he was duped into participating in a press conference for RIZIN 14 where he was billed as the main event in a fight against kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa

Floyd was clowned by stars like 50 Cent and others who were baffled by Mayweather's claim that he didn't agree to participate in the fight he was promoting. 

But, was he embarrassed? Apparently not, because there he was in the front row at Staples Center on Wednesday night ... along with a ton of HUGE stars like Miles Teller, Denzel Washington, Larsa PippenTodd Gurley, LaVar Ball and his high school basketball-playing son, LaMelo.

But, one fan deserves her own paragraph ... and that's Emily Ratajkowski, who proudly cheered on her "boo" LeBron James while looking absolutely incredible in the process.

Obviously, LBJ loves his wife ... but having a cheerleader like EmRata proves it's great to be the king.

As for Floyd ... still no idea what his New Year's Eve plans are now. 

Boxing Champ Jermain Taylor Arrested & Jailed ... Stemming From DV Case

11/8/2018 6:58 AM PST
Exclusive Details

Former boxing Jermain Taylor was arrested and hauled to jail Wednesday morning ... and it all stems from an incident where he allegedly KO'd and threatened to kill his GF.

Back in August, Taylor was arrested in Arkansas for allegedly knocking a woman unconscious ... and holding a knife to her throat.

At the time, he was booked into the county jail ... but released on $15k bond.

Now prosecutors are moving forward with the case ... indicting the former middleweight champ on felony aggravated assault, felony terroristic threats and misdemeanor domestic battery.

The indictment triggered an arrest warrant ... so cops went and picked up Taylor.

JT's currently in the Pulaski County jail.

FYI -- this ain't the first time Taylor's been in trouble with the law ... he's previously been arrested for allegedly shooting his own cousin, allegedly making terroristic threats and firing a handgun at an MLK Jr. parade, and allegedly brutally beating a fellow patient at a rehab facility.

Taylor is set to appear before a judge Thursday morning.

10:13 AM PT -- Taylor has been released from county jail on $10K bail. 

50 Cent Clowns Mayweather Over Japan Fight Debacle

11/8/2018 6:06 AM PST
Breaking News

It was just a matter of time but 50 Cent is now mocking Floyd Mayweather for pulling out of the New Year's Eve fight with Tenshin Nasukawa he had just announced on Sunday. 

"Ok cool they tricked him," 50 said ... "Was trying to kick him in the head and sh*t. He fell for it because its time to get some money."

Remember, Floyd pulled out on Wednesday, saying he never agreed to an official bout -- just a 3 round exhibition -- and only participated in the press conference because he didn't want to "create a disturbance."

But, 50 implied that Floyd only took the fight because he ain't as wealthy as he leads on -- saying, "The money low."

50 then mocked Floyd for the way the head of "The Money Team" handled this deal from the beginning. 

"The biggest fighter in the world don't announce a fight with out a contract. He did a press conference ... now he saying there was no deal. LOL."

50 has since deleted the IG post ... but he's just saying what everyone else is thinking -- how does the most powerful athlete on the planet get duped in such a massive and embarrassing way??

The whole thing is weird. 

50 had ripped Floyd earlier in the week too -- saying Floyd's opponent is more of an "Uber driver" than a real contender. 

Mike Tyson I Hope Mayweather Fights Again ... But No MMA!

11/8/2018 12:10 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Mike Tyson tells TMZ Sports he's rooting for another Floyd Mayweather comeback fight -- as long as it ain't in the Octagon! 

After that whole Japan fight debacle, Floyd insists he's retired (again) ... but Iron Mike says he hopes he reconsiders because he likes watching Mayweather fight ... as a boxer. 

Also worth noting ... Mike Tyson is stoned to the bejeezus in this clip. 

How do we know? 'Cause Mike's out promoting his new Tyson Ranch weed brand -- and his business partner, BigMike, told us they just lit up. 

In fact, Mike recently smoked out Conor McGregor -- and got the UFC star's marijuana seal of approval. 

"Hey, McGregor's a good guy," Mike said ... "He liked our kush. I'm very grateful for that."

Mike's marijuana ranch is huge -- 400 acres right in the Coachella Valley in Southern California ... and Tyson tells us his goal is to take over the whole THC industry. 

Now somebody get that man some Funyuns!!!

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