Boxing

11:05 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 Josh Taylor has been warned by promoter Frank Warren at the potential danger of defending his world titles without fans on Saturday. Scotland’s WBA-IBF
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9:23 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 Promoter Frank Warren has said it looks likely the clash between unbeaten British heavyweights Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce will be pushed back from
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5:34 PM ET Steve KimESPN A junior welterweight battle between former title challenger Alex Saucedo and unbeaten Arnold Barboza Jr. has been finalized for Oct. 17, multiple sources told ESPN on Thursday. The fight is part of the undercard for the Vasiliy Lomachenko-Teofimo Lopez Jr. lightweight unification fight at the MGM Grand Conference Center in
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9:54 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 Dillian Whyte has the chance to avenge last month’s shock knockout loss to Alexander Povetkin and rescue his career in a rematch scheduled for
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12:30 AM ET Steve KimESPN The fight between WBC and IBF light heavyweight world titleholder Artur Beterbiev and contender Adam Deines scheduled for Oct. 23 in Moscow has been postponed after Beterbiev suffered a rib injury in training, Top Rank announced on Saturday night. Beterbiev-Deines is expected to be rescheduled before the end of the
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Sep 10, 2020 Steve KimESPN The proposed bout between WBO junior lightweight world titleholder Jamel Herring and former two-division world champion Carl Frampton will now take place in January. “The timeline apparently now is that they’re looking at January,” Herring told ESPN on Thursday afternoon. “I actually wanted to come back in December.” The originally
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Sep 10, 2020 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 Former undisputed world middleweight champion Alan Minter has died aged 69. Minter, from Sussex in England, won the WBC-WBA world middleweight titles with a
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8:42 PM ET Steve KimESPN The trilogy fight between WBC heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder is being targeted for Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas on Dec. 19, according to Top Rank’s Bob Arum. “That’s what we’re moving ahead on, on all fronts, with the security, with the virus, and everything,” Arum said. “We’re
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