Boxing

11:25 PM ET The tentative date for one of boxing’s biggest fights is on the move. The lightweight unification title fight between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez may now take place on Oct. 3 in Las Vegas, Top Rank president Todd duBoef confirmed to ESPN’s Steve Kim on Wednesday night. Recently, Top Rank chairman Bob
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11:44 PM ET Steve KimESPN Jose Zepeda easily outpointed Kendo Castaneda over 10 rounds in a clinical performance, earning a unanimous decision victory Tuesday night inside “The Bubble” at the MGM Grand Convention Center in Las Vegas. Zepeda (32-2, 25 KOs) was able to keep his focus and win by scores of 97-93, 98-92 and
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11:23 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 Brad Foster has said a sterile venue without fans will not stop him producing an exciting display in the first professional boxing event in
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1:12 PM ET Steve KimESPN After losing his WBA junior bantamweight crown to Joshua Franco on June 23 in a hard-fought battle, Andrew Moloney is going to get a rematch, he announced Thursday. “I’m extremely excited to announce that I will be having a rematch with Joshua Franco,” Moloney said in a post on Twitter.
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Jun 30, 2020 Three days after failing a drug test and having his July 9 fight against Jerry Forrest canceled, Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller made his first public comments about the failure, pushing back against the allegations. “I have never, ever willingly taken a steroid for performance-enhancing purposes,” Miller told Fight Network. “Did I take
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Jun 30, 2020 ESPN’s top pound-for-pound fighter has a new date to face one of boxing’s rising stars. Lightweight titlist Vasiliy Lomachenko is scheduled to face Teofimo Lopez in a unification bout on Sept. 19, Top Rank chief Bob Arum told ESPN’s Mark Kriegel. Lomachenko, who holds the WBO and WBA lightweight belts, was initially
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11:52 PM ET Steve KimESPN Former two-time world champion Jose Pedraza (27-3) was in excellent form on Thursday as he dominated Mikkel LesPierre, dropping his opponent twice in the 144-pound catchweight bout in the main event of a Top Rank card in Las Vegas. The scorecards read 100-88, 99-89 and 99-89 in favor of Pedraza,
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9:24 PM ET Steve KimESPN The WBC has ordered a fight between Luke Campbell and Ryan Garcia for the organization’s interim lightweight title. This opportunity became available after the WBC’s top-rated lightweight, Javier Fortuna, opted to face Jorge Linares on Aug. 28. Campbell and Garcia are ranked second and third by the WBC, respectively. “I’m
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