Boxing

12:43 AM ET Eric WoodyardESPN Making his much-anticipated boxing return, former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson’s exhibition fight against fellow legend Roy Jones Jr. on Saturday night was unofficially ruled a draw. After the eight-round bout at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Tyson, who last fought in 2005, said he will “absolutely” do another exhibition. Both
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Nov 28, 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 Joe Joyce’s accurate punching caused Daniel Dubois’ left eye to swell shut, and it was a simple jab in the 10th round Saturday that
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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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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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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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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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