Boxing

12:09 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 Charlie Edwards celebrates his victory over Cristofer Rosales at London’s O2 Arena for the WBC World Flyweight Championship — Dec. 22, 2018. Richard Heathcote/Getty Images
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9:43 PM ET The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame unveiled its seventh annual induction class on Tuesday and it is led by all-time greats Bernard Hopkins and Juan Manuel Marquez in the non-Nevada resident category. Hopkins, the former middleweight and light heavyweight world champion, and Marquez, the legendary Mexican star who claimed titles in four
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10:16 PM ET Junior welterweight Arnold Barboza is an unbeaten up-and-comer looking to add the name of a former world titleholder to his résumé. Mike Alvarado is a former titleholder on the backside of his career, but still has hope of landing another shot. It is with that backdrop that Barboza and Alvarado will meet
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9:54 AM ET Featherweight world titlist Josh Warrington will make his mandatory defense against Kid Galahad, but just a little later than initially intended. Warrington and British countryman Galahad, former amateur rivals, will meet June 15 (ESPN+) at Leeds Arena in Warrington’s hometown of Leeds, England, promoter Frank Warren said on Tuesday. The fight had
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1:16 AM ET ARLINGTON, Texas — Welterweight world titlist Errol Spence Jr. had just finished with his one-sided domination of Mikey Garcia when he went to the postfight news conference in the bowels of AT&T Stadium in the wee hours of Sunday morning. It was there where Ringstar Sports promoter Richard Schaefer declared what many
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10:44 PM ET Heavyweight world titlist Deontay Wilder’s mandatory defense against Dominic Breazeale is set to be announced at a news conference on Tuesday afternoon at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, but that is not the intriguing part. That Wilder will face Breazeale is no secret because it is the mandatory fight that was
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9:48 PM ET When Michael Conlan returned to the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden on Sunday for his third St. Patrick’s Day bout at the famous venue, a packed house of Kelly green clad fans greeted him with an ovation. The switch-hitting native of Belfast, Northern Ireland didn’t let them down. He was in
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8:21 PM ET Former welterweight titleholder Luis Collazo, blood streaming down his face from a cut over his left eye for much of the later rounds, stayed relevant with a split decision over Samuel Vargas in a hard fought 10-round battle. Two judges scored the fight for Collazo 96-94 and 98-92 and the third for
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3:44 AM ET ARLINGTON, Texas — Former super middleweight world titlist David Benavidez ended a frustrating 13 months with a one-sided, second-round demolition of J’Leon Love in the Errol Spence Jr.-Mikey Garcia co-feature on Saturday night at AT&T Stadium. “It’s a dream come true to fight on this stage in front of these fans. These
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3:58 AM ET Steve KimESPN Errol Spence Jr. wasn’t just bigger and stronger than Mikey Garcia, he was also better. Yeah, size matters in boxing — but so do skills. In successfully defending his IBF welterweight title, Spence (25-0, 21 KOs) thoroughly outclassed the fundamentally gifted Garcia in every way. This wasn’t just about hitting
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2:30 PM ET DALLAS — Manny Pacquiao made his way through a sea of boxing fans on Saturday afternoon as he entered his hotel after a long flight with his wife, Jinkee, from their vacation through Austria, Germany and Switzerland. They went to their suite on the hotel’s top floor and once inside, Pacquiao reflected
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2:09 AM ET PHILADELPHIA — Tevin Farmer retained his IBF junior lightweight title Friday with a unanimous 12-round decision over Jono Carroll by scores of 117-110, 117-111 and 117-111 at the Liacouras Center. The fight seemed closer than the scores would suggest but was not a robbery. Carroll — a native of Dublin, Ireland, who
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9:12 PM ET ARLINGTON, Texas — Mikey Garcia is here in the hometown of welterweight world titleholder Errol Spence Jr., but it was Garcia who drew the biggest cheers from the thousands of fans at AT&T Stadium on Friday afternoon as two of boxing’s pound-for-pound best stepped on the scale to weigh in for their
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1:54 AM ET ARLINGTON, Texas — The fight between welterweight world titleholder Errol Spence Jr. and Mikey Garcia, which matches two of boxing’s elite pound-for-pound fighters, will be the maiden voyage for both as headliners on pay-per-view, and both said they are hopeful the event will be a success and lead to more. “I don’t
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9:14 PM ET The mandatory fight between junior middleweight world titlist Jaime Munguia and Dennis Hogan, agreed to last month for April 13 at the Arena Monterrey in Monterrey, Mexico, has been finalized, Golden Boy Promotions announced Thursday. The fight, which will stream in the United States on DAZN, will be the fourth defense for
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