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Statements made by Khan, Davis and Charlo

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 12:39:50 EST

From Jermall Charlo's KO of the year contender to Amir Khan's triumphant return, get caught up on what happened this weekend in boxing -- and what's next for many big names coming off of impressive fights.



Khan: Broner more likely next than Brook

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 10:46:13 EST

Amir Khan believes that there is more chance that he will fight Adrien Broner next rather than Kell Brook, despite Khan-Brook being one of British boxing's most anticipated bouts.



Broner, Vargas unsettled after majority draw

Sun, 22 Apr 2018 01:06:25 EST

Adrien Broner and Jessie Vargas, both former welterweight world titleholders hoping to get back in position for another big opportunity, fought to a majority draw Saturday in New York.



Khan KO's Lo Greco in 39 seconds in return

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 22:26:17 EST

Amir Khan is back in business, dropping Phil Lo Greco in 15 seconds and claiming victory at 39 seconds.



Trump considering pardon for boxer Johnson

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 16:36:40 EST

President Donald Trump says he's considering "a Full Pardon!" for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by an all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships.



Frampton takes interim featherweight title

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:51:36 EST

Carl Frampton outshone Nonito Donaire to lift the WBO interim featherweight title and put himself back in contention for the division's best.



Coyle upsets Dodd, scores impressive KO win

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 15:42:17 EST

Tommy Coyle looked refreshed after a 14-month break as he overwhelmed Sean Dodd to score a KO victory on the Amir Khan-Phil Lo Greco undercard at Liverpool's Echo Arena on Saturday.



Conlan to fight in Belfast: 'Dream come true'

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 09:42:10 EST

On June 30, featherweight Michael Conlan, a two-time Olympian, will make his pro debut in Northern Ireland against an opponent to be determined.



Russell, Diaz set for May featherweight bout

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 16:17:54 EST

Featherweight world titleholder Gary Russell Jr. will face challenger Joseph "JoJo" Diaz Jr. on May 19 in the D.C. suburbs.



Harrison, Smith each hopeful to reclaim glory

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:45:05 EST

Tony Harrison and Ishe Smith, both hopeful to eventually get a shot at another title, will fight each other in a junior middleweight bout.



Charlo KO's Centeno, becomes one of GGG's mandatory challengers

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 23:37:43 EST

Jermall Charlo knocked out Hugo Centeno in the second round on Saturday night to claim the interim middleweight title. The win could set up a fight with Gennady Golovkin.



Live coverage: Khan vs. Lo Greco

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:17:48 EST

Undercard results, main event round-by-round analysis and Nick Parkinson's unofficial scorecard from England.



Looking back at the biggest fights of Khan's career

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:18:38 EST

As welterweight Amir Khan prepares to face Phil Lo Greco in his first fight in two years, we look back at Khan's best performances inside the ring.



Khan: Canelo should be banned for life

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:39:44 EST

Amir Khan says if Canelo Alvarez fights again after his failed drug tests, then it sends a signal to other boxers that "it's OK to do it."



Khan wants Brook bout but only at welterweight

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:33:54 EST

Amir Khan admits to ESPN's Nick Parkinson that he will be cautious approach in Saturday's comeback as he targets a future fight with English rival Kell Brook at welterweight.



Roach-Cruz a draw after ref's disputed ruling

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:58:15 EST

Lamont Roach Jr. and Orlando Cruz fought to a 10-round draw Thursday night after Roach's apparent knockdown of Cruz was ruled a slip in the ninth round.



Chat: Dan Rafael talks boxing, noon ET

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 18:36:12 EST

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



Make no mistake: This is a real punishment for Canelo

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 13:14:04 EST

The six-month suspension will be a legitimate hit for Canelo Alvarez because he will miss out on an eight-figure payday on May 5. But he will still make that kind of cash when he returns this fall against Gennady Golovkin, says Dan Rafael.



NSAC: Canelo to serve 6-month suspension

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 13:01:21 EST

Boxer Canelo Alvarez will serve a six-month suspension for failing two drug tests.



Frampton: Donaire 'the best fighter that I will have ever fought'

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:37:55 EST

Former featherweight titlist Carl Frampton has a lot of respect for Nonito Donaire. Frampton also knows a victory against the former fighter of the year on Saturday will earn him another title opportunity.



Frampton to hit Donaire with improved stamina

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 08:37:52 EST

Carl Frampton faded in the later rounds of his points victory over Horacio Garcia, but he believes his stamina is much improved ahead of his bout with Nonito Donaire.



Golovkin-Martirosyan bout finalized for May 5

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:49:43 EST

With Canelo Alvarez facing a likely suspension for two failed drug tests, Gennady Golovkin has finalized plans to face Vanes Martirosyan on May 5.



IBF to GGG: Risk your belt if you fight Vanes

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:52:49 EST

A source told ESPN that the IBF has informed Gennady Golovkin's camp through a letter that it won't approve a potential bout against Vanes Martirosyan and would likely strip Golovkin of the belt if the fight takes place.



Matthysse: Pacquiao fight 'a dream come true'

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:01:46 EST

Defending welterweight world titlist Lucas Matthysee admitted he is honored to fight a legendary fighter in Manny Pacquiao.



Ghana boxing enjoys resurgence in interest

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 08:34:15 EST

After a long period of disinterest, boxing in Ghana is enjoying something of a resurgence, according to boxing great Azumah Nelson.



Joshua-Wilder games stand in way of heavyweight unification bout

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 11:57:16 EST

Despite talk of an undisputed heavyweight championship fight in the near-future between Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder, Dan Rafael breaks down the games being played right now and why it means this fight won't be next for either fighter.



Rankings: Murata makes noise at middleweight

Tue, 5 Dec 2017 08:52:16 EST

Ryota Murata added another victory to his résumé to move up in the middleweight division. But what other changes have been made in ESPN's boxing divisional rankings? Dan Rafael reveals his new world standings and what's next for the fighters.



Frampton: I want Valdez over Selby, Warrington

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:47:23 EST

Carl Frampton is targeting Oscar Valdez rather than a crack at the winner of the all-British fight between Lee Selby and Josh Warrington.



Murata KO's Blandamura in one-sided defense

Sun, 15 Apr 2018 09:50:20 EST

Defending his 160-pound belt for the first time, Ryota Murata had an easy time in knocking out Emanuele Blandamura in the eighth round.



Watch replay: Top Rank on ESPN

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:14:00 EST

Watch as WBA "regular" middleweight titleholder Ryota Murata stops Emanuele Felice Blandamura in Yokohama, Japan.



Pacquiao cuts ties with longtime trainer Roach

Sat, 14 Apr 2018 12:13:05 EST

After 16 years and 34 fights together, Manny Pacquiao has fired trainer Freddie Roach. For his upcoming fight with Lucas Matthysse, Pacquiao will be trained by Restituto "Buboy" Fernandez and Raides "Nonoy" Neri.



Alvarez has surgery to remove cyst in knee

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 21:38:08 EST

Canelo Alvarez announced that he had surgery to remove a cyst from his right knee Friday in Mexico.



GGG promoter on May 5: 'Nothing is finalized'

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 20:09:30 EST

Gennady Golovkin is still without a replacement fight or a venue following the cancellation of his May 5 bout against Canelo Alvarez.



O'Sullivan declines to fight GGG on May 5

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:30:23 EST

Gary "Spike" O'Sullivan had been the leading candidate to fight Gennady Golovkin, but it remains to be seen whether Golovkin will go forward with a fight on May 5.



Should GGG fight on May 5? What's next for Hurd, DeGale?

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 15:49:22 EST

With no opponent yet signed, no undercard announced and only 27 days left, Dan Rafael believes the best course of action for Gennady Golovkin is to forget about a fight on May 5. He also shares what could be in the future for Jarrett Hurd, James DeGale.



Santa Cruz, Mares eager to renew L.A. rivalry in rematch

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 12:10:14 EST

The featherweight world title rematch between Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares has been a long time coming since their first action-packed encounter in 2015. Now the rematch is here, and they promise another fight to remember.



Vargas TKOs Salka; Cancio beats Sharibayev

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 00:20:27 EST

Former titleholder Francisco Vargas continued his comeback Thursday night with a TKO of Rod Salka in the sixth round of a scheduled 10-rounder.



Fury's career was 'done and dusted' - father

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 08:21:24 EST

Tyson Fury's father John Fury has admitted he did not expect his son to ever return to the ring following on from his personal struggles.



What does Fury's return mean for Joshua and company?

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 20:11:12 EST

Former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is back, but what does this mean for Fury himself, titlists Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder and the rest of the heavyweight division?



Joshua responds to Fury comeback

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 20:11:16 EST

Anthony Joshua has laid down the gauntlet for Tyson Fury following his British rival's comeback announcement.



Fury signs with Warren, to fight again June 9

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 10:09:43 EST

Tyson Fury will make his long-awaited comeback on June 9 at the Manchester Arena, Frank Warren has announced on twitter.



Fury back in his element with boxing return

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 14:00:19 EST

Tyson Fury is back in his element as he gears up for his long-awaited return to boxing, and the self-appointed 'Gypsy King' ringmaster is ready to bring his unique charisma and charm back to the heavyweight division.



Mayweather in the cage? Not crazy at all

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:54:52 EST

After nearly 20 years of covering Floyd Mayweather's career, Dan Rafael has learned his lesson. Never underestimate the best boxer of his generation. That's why he believes a fight against Conor McGregor in MMA could be a license to print money.