Boxing

7:07 AM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Joe Joyce has said his experience will help him outsmart big-punching Daniel Dubois in their all-English heavyweight fight on Saturday. Joyce, 35, is 12
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4:34 PM ET GGG is back. IBF middleweight champion Gennadiy Golovkin will meet mandatory challenger Kamil Szeremeta on Dec. 18 at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, DAZN announced Tuesday. The bout was initially scheduled for February and then April, with the latter date scrapped due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The
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1:06 PM ET A date has been finalized for the rescheduled vacant WBC title bout between Ryan Garcia vs. Luke Campbell and the two will fight on Saturday, Jan. 2, DAZN announced Friday. Garcia and Campbell were scheduled to fight on Dec. 5 in Los Angeles, but the fight was postponed after Campbell tested positive
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7:24 AM ET Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A fundraising campaign has been launched in an effort to raise enough money to renovate and reopen a museum at Muhammad Ali’s childhood home in Louisville. The nonprofit Muhammad Ali Childhood Home Museum is trying to raise $5.8 million that would be used to build a welcome
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8:52 AM ET Katie Taylor, an Olympic gold medalist, two-weight world champion and current undisputed lightweight champion of the world, is now ESPN’s No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter. Taylor dominated Miriam Gutierrez to score a one-sided unanimous decision victory on Nov. 14. That win impressed most of our voters and pushed her past Claressa Shields for
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7:57 PM ET Andrew Moloney’s team has filed an appeal with the Nevada State Athletic Commission following a controversial conclusion in last Saturday’s boxing match with Joshua Franco in Las Vegas, Moloney’s attorney, Josh Dubin, told ESPN on Wednesday. The fight, a rematch for Franco’s WBA super flyweight title at MGM Grand, was stopped by
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Nov 13, 2020 Canelo Alvarez’s fight against Callum Smith to unify the WBA super middleweight titles will take place Saturday, Dec. 19. Alvarez and Smith agreed to the fight last Wednesday but were still looking for a date. The bout will be televised on DAZN. Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) will face “Mundo” Smith (27-0, 19
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3:19 PM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Tyson Fury will have to reconsider his 2021 plans and fight Deontay Wilder if his rival wins an arbitration hearing, according to Fury’s co-promoter,
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8:57 AM ET Another Terence Crawford fight, another eye-opening victory for the welterweight world titlist to solidify his spot atop the ESPN pound-for-pound rankings. But how long will fight fans have to wait for the megafights against top opponents and fellow titleholders Errol Spence Jr. and Manny Pacquiao? Former featherweight world titlist Shakur Stevenson, who
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12:40 AM ET LAS VEGAS — Going into his fourth WBO welterweight title defense on Saturday, Terence Crawford was supposed to be a quicker, better boxer than Kell Brook. He was clearly the more powerful puncher, as well. Crawford (37-0, 28 KOs) scored a highlight-reel knockout over Brook (39-3, 27 KOs) at the 1:14 mark
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