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Spence Jr.-Peterson bout to be held in N.Y.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 12:35:45 EST

Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, will be the venue for the Jan. 20 bout between welterweight world titleholder Errol Spence Jr. and former titlist Lamont Peterson.



Featherweight: Frampton solidifies No. 2 spot

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:57:59 EST

With a new promoter and trainer, former featherweight world titleholder, Carl Frampton returned to his hometown of Belfast and won a decision over Horacio Garcia to stay in course to another title opportunity.



Junior middleweight: 'J Rock" Williams makes a move

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 10:58:48 EST

His victory over veteran Ishe Smith in a tough fight helped former title challenger Julian WIlliams to move up one spot in ESPN's divisional rankings.



Douglas to fight O'Sullivan Dec. 16 in Quebec

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 14:40:49 EST

Antoine Douglas will take on Spike O'Sullivan in a middleweight fight on Dec. 16 in Quebec.



Shafikov to fight junior lightweight Alvarado

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 17:09:25 EST

Denis Shafikov will take on Rene Alvarado in a junior lightweight bout on Dec. 9 in Las Vegas.



Melindo-Taguchi unification bout set for Tokyo

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 15:10:24 EST

Milan Melindo and Ryoichi Taguchi, the top two 108-pound boxers in the world, will meet Dec. 31 for a rare junior flyweight unification fight in Tokyo.



Vargas layoff to end with Herrera fight in Dec.

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 22:36:24 EST

Jessie Vargas, who hasn't fought since a November 2016 loss to Manny Pacquiao, will return to the ring Dec. 15, when he takes on Aaron Herrera in Lancaster, California.



Weight check for Lomachenko and Rigondeaux

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 19:13:53 EST

Vasyl Lomachenko agreed to a weight check on the morning that he'll fight Guillermo Rigondeaux, it was announced Friday.



Diego De La Hoya-Salgado set for December

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 18:26:10 EST

Diego De La Hoya will fight Jose Salgado in the 10-round main event of the Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN season finale on Dec. 14 (ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, 10:30 p.m. ET).



Injured Haye withdraws from Bellew rematch

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:29:41 EST

Former heavyweight titleholder David Haye is injured again, forcing him to withdraw from his much-anticipated rematch with Tony Bellew.



Haye's history of being injured

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:01:15 EST

David Haye has a long history of postponements and injuries. Here, ESPN looks back at his career where he has frequently had the misfortune of injury troubles.



Fury calls out Bellew after Haye postpones

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:54:23 EST

Tyson Fury has taken to Instagram to call out potential rivals including heavyweight title holders Anthony Joshua, Deontay Wilder and Joseph Parker as he continues to eye up a return to the ring.



Scorecard: 'J Rock' Williams, Frampton win, back into title contention

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:01:10 EST

Former junior middleweight title challenger Julian Williams edged Ishe Smith in a very entertaining bout, while former two-division world titleholder Carl Frampton had a tougher-than-expected time against Horacio Garcia but pulled off a much-needed win.



What next for Frampton after Garcia victory?

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 10:54:21 EST

Carl Frampton regards his unanimous points win over Horacio Garcia in a ten-round non-title bout as "mediocre", but where does the Northern Ireland featherweight go next after beating Mexico's Garcia in his home city of Belfast on Saturday?



Frampton earns unanimous decision win against late-surging Garcia

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 19:25:39 EST

Carl Frampton left SSE Arena in Belfast, Ireland, on Saturday victorious after a decision win against Horacio Garcia. Now he has set his sights on Leo Santa Cruz, Lee Selby or Josh Warrington.



Daniel Franco: 'I'm lucky to be talking to you right now'

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:27:15 EST

Featherweight Daniel Franco was able to recover from a brain injury suffered during a KO loss in June, but the road ahead is still long -- for him and his family.



Colon's father protesting fighter who felled him

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 02:40:55 EST

Richard Colon, the father of a former boxer who was left brain-damaged and unable to walk or talk after his last fight, traveled 1,200 miles to protest the weigh-in of the fighter whose illegal blows incapacitated his son.



Jose Martinez wins by knockout in fourth round

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 00:12:42 EST

Jose Martinez knocked out Jesus Martinez with a left hook to the body in the fourth round of a scheduled 10-round junior bantamweight bout at Poliform Benito Juarez in Cancun, Mexico.



Joshua nails crossbar challenge with Cannavaro

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 05:13:08 EST

WBA and IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has shown off his football skills alongside Italy legend Fabio Cannavaro, nailing a crossbar challenge from 40 yards.



EXCLUSIVE: I can knock Joshua out - Parker

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 11:08:20 EST

WBO heavyweight champion Jospeh Parker is still hopeful of a showdown with Anthony Joshua in 2018 and has challenged his fellow world title holders, including WBC holder Deontay Wilder, to see who the real heavyweight champion is in the ring.



Wilder to Joshua: I am going to end your career

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 10:03:41 EST

WBC heavyweight champion Deontary Wilder has sensationally claimed to ESPN that he will end Anthony Joshua's boxing career when the two finally meet in the ring.



Chat: Dan Rafael talks boxing, noon ET

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 20:38:04 EST

Senior writer Dan Rafael answers your questions about the sweet science, including this weekend's fights and much more.



Vote: Who would win a fight between De La Hoya and McGregor?

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:43:07 EST

Oscar De La Hoya says he has been "secretly training" and would need just two rounds to knock out Conor McGregor in a boxing match. Will a fight between the two happen? If so, who would win?



De La Hoya teases return, calls out McGregor

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 19:04:55 EST

Retired boxing great Oscar De La Hoya said Monday he has been "secretly training" and called out UFC star Conor McGregor, saying, "Two rounds, that's all I need."



Beloved boxing lifer Rafael Garcia dies at 88

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 17:36:24 EST

Rafael Garcia, recognized by his ever-present smile, pin-adorned cap and loyalty to the many boxing greats he helped throughout his career, has died at the age of 88 due to complications from leukemia.



Pound-for-pound rankings: Wilder gets votes, can't crack top 10

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 15:51:14 EST

Deontay Wilder's impressive KO victory over Bermane Stiverne was enough to get some votes in ESPN's P4P rankings, but the heavyweight world titleholder is still outside the top 10.



Conlan: Title shot a reward for perseverance

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 05:49:36 EST

Jamie Conlan says the hard times of making ends meet, when it got so tough he almost quit boxing, have prepared him well for Saturday's world title shot.



Middleweight: Jacobs solidifies third spot

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:43:55 EST

In a division full of talent, Daniel Jacobs is undoubtedly the third-best fighters at 160 pounds after a dominant victory against Luis Arias in his first fight since a loss to No. 1-ranked Gennady Golovkin in March.



Light heavyweight: Beterbiev makes the top 5

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 10:44:38 EST

Artur Beterbiev accomplished a few things against Enrico Koelling. He won a vacant light heavyweight title, kept his KO record perfect and made a jump in ESPN's divisional rankings.



Taylor to defend title against McCaskill

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 08:59:45 EST

Katie Taylor will make the first defence of her WBA lightweight title against Jessica McCaskill at London's York Hall on Dec. 13.



Scorecard: Ramirez thrills home fans with impressive victory

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 12:29:03 EST

What else is there to say about junior welterweight Jose Ramirez's performance after his demolition of Mike Reed except that it was spectacular? The win set him up for a vacant-world-title shot against Amir Imam early next year.



Frampton eyeing fights with Santa Cruz, Selby

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:31:58 EST

Carl Frampton remains driven by the dream of fighting Leo Santa Cruz at Belfast's Windsor Park in May or June.



Frampton hoping to end tough year on a high

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 09:31:55 EST

Carl Frampton is hoping for a much-needed lift when he fights Horacio Garcia in his home city of Belfast after a year that has seen him lose his world featherweight title.



Joshua explains decision to 'bite back' at Fury

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 11:20:02 EST

Anthony Joshua says that his decision to hit out at Tyson Fury on twitter was brought about by a need to "fight fire with fire".



Ramirez beats Reed, cements title shot vs. Imam

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 00:51:13 EST

Jose Ramirez rode a wave of hometown support to defeat Mike Reed in a junior welterweight match that cements his position as a mandatory world title challenger against Amir Imam.



Beterbiev stops Koelling, wins vacant light heavyweight title

Sat, 11 Nov 2017 23:51:00 EST

Artur Beterbiev needed all 12 rounds to defeat Enrico Koelling, but he got the KO victory to win a vacant light heavyweight belt Saturday night in Fresno, California.



Jacobs easily outpoints Arias in return to ring

Sun, 12 Nov 2017 00:51:17 EST

Daniel Jacobs was back in the ring Saturday for the first time since a decision loss to Gennady Golovkin. The results were better this time as Jacobs (33-2) scored a unanimous-decision win over unproven Luis Arias in New York.



Joshua calls out Wilder, Parker, Fury in tirade

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 09:13:47 EST

Anthony Joshua has called out heavyweight rivals Joseph Parker, Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury in a stunning outburst on Twitter.



Wilder to champion Joshua: Fight or shut up

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 09:32:11 EST

Deontay Wilder has laid down the gauntlet to Anthony Joshua insisting he will dethrone the IBF and WBA champion if he is up for challenge of facing him in 2018.



Parker wants unification fight, but has options

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 09:33:47 EST

Joseph Parker said his priority is to have a welterweight title unification fight with Anthony Joshua, but has options in potential foes Lucas Browne, Zhang Zhilei and Bryant Jennings.



Joshua Wilder will happen says Hearn

Thu, 9 Nov 2017 10:02:28 EST

Anthony Joshua will fight Deontay Wilder in one of the most eagerly anticipated fights of 2018, Eddie Hearn has said.