• Boxing Jake Paul-Tommy Fury bout set for August in dual main event

    The bout between Jake Paul and Tommy Fury is set for Aug. 6 in New York as part of a dual main event with WBC and WBO featherweight champion Amanda Serrano. Paul and Fury, the half-brother of heavyweight champion Tyson Fury, were supposed to fight in December in Tampa, Fla., but Fury had to pull […]

  • Boxing ESPYS to honor Kyiv mayor, ex-boxer Vitali Klitschko

    Vitali Klitschko, the mayor of the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv and a former heavyweight boxing champion, will receive the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the 2022 ESPYS on July 20. The award is given annually “to a deserving member of the sporting world who makes a difference far beyond the field of play, impacting […]

  • Boxing South African boxer Simiso Buthelezi dies at 24

    South African boxer Simiso Buthelezi died Tuesday night, two days after being placed in an induced coma. He was 24. Buthelezi was rushed to the hospital Sunday after a bizarre ending to his WBF All Africa lightweight title bout with Siphesihle Mntungwa. Buthelezi knocked Mntungwa through the ropes in the 10th and final round, but […]

  • Boxing Report: Ryan Garcia, Javier Fortuna agree to lightweight bout July 16

    Ryan Garcia and Javier Fortuna agreed to fight July 16 in Los Angeles, ESPN reported Monday. DAZN will carry the lightweight bout between the American Garcia (22-0, 18 KOs), ranked sixth in his category by The Ring magazine, and the Dominican Fortuna (37-3-1, 26 KOs), whom The Ring ranks 10th among lightweights. It will mark […]

  • Boxing Report: Ryan Garcia, Javier Fortuna agree to lightweight bout July 16

    Ryan Garcia and Javier Fortuna agreed to fight July 16 in Los Angeles, ESPN reported Monday. DAZN will carry the lightweight bout between the American Garcia (22-0, 18 KOs), ranked sixth in his category by The Ring magazine, and the Dominican Fortuna (37-3-1, 26 KOs), whom The Ring ranks 10th among lightweights. It will mark […]

  • Boxing Report: Ryan Garcia, Javier Fortuna agree to lightweight bout July 16

    Ryan Garcia and Javier Fortuna agreed to fight July 16 in Los Angeles, ESPN reported Monday. DAZN will carry the lightweight bout between the American Garcia (22-0, 18 KOs), ranked sixth in his category by The Ring magazine, and the Dominican Fortuna (37-3-1, 26 KOs), whom The Ring ranks 10th among lightweights. It will mark […]

  • Boxing Report: Ryan Garcia, Javier Fortuna agree to lightweight bout July 16

    Ryan Garcia and Javier Fortuna agreed to fight July 16 in Los Angeles, ESPN reported Monday. DAZN will carry the lightweight bout between the American Garcia (22-0, 18 KOs), ranked sixth in his category by The Ring magazine, and the Dominican Fortuna (37-3-1, 26 KOs), whom The Ring ranks 10th among lightweights. It will mark […]

  • Boxing Report: Ryan Garcia, Javier Fortuna agree to lightweight bout July 16

    Ryan Garcia and Javier Fortuna agreed to fight July 16 in Los Angeles, ESPN reported Monday. DAZN will carry the lightweight bout between the American Garcia (22-0, 18 KOs), ranked sixth in his category by The Ring magazine, and the Dominican Fortuna (37-3-1, 26 KOs), whom The Ring ranks 10th among lightweights. It will mark […]

  • Boxing Report: Ryan Garcia, Javier Fortuna agree to lightweight bout July 16

    Ryan Garcia and Javier Fortuna agreed to fight July 16 in Los Angeles, ESPN reported Monday. DAZN will carry the lightweight bout between the American Garcia (22-0, 18 KOs), ranked sixth in his category by The Ring magazine, and the Dominican Fortuna (37-3-1, 26 KOs), whom The Ring ranks 10th among lightweights. It will mark […]

  • Boxing Report: Ryan Garcia, Javier Fortuna agree to lightweight bout July 16

    Ryan Garcia and Javier Fortuna agreed to fight July 16 in Los Angeles, ESPN reported Monday. DAZN will carry the lightweight bout between the American Garcia (22-0, 18 KOs), ranked sixth in his category by The Ring magazine, and the Dominican Fortuna (37-3-1, 26 KOs), whom The Ring ranks 10th among lightweights. It will mark […]

  • Manny Pacquiao concedes Philippines presidential race

    Boxing legend and Philippines presidential hopeful Manny Pacquiao conceded the race to Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Tuesday. “I know how to accept defeat,” Pacquiao said in a video statement, translated by philstar.com. “But I hope that even though I lost this race, my countrymen, especially the poor, still win in this scenario.” A senator in […]

  • Dmitry Bivol stuns Canelo Alvarez by unanimous decision

    Dmitry Bivol recorded a stunning upset of Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night, defending his light heavyweight title with a unanimous decision in Las Vegas. Bivol took the cards 115-113 across the board in a one-sided bout. “I prove myself today, I’m the best (in my division),” Bivol said. Alvarez, who was signed to face Gennadiy […]

  • Canelo Alvarez moves up a class to take on Dmitry Bivol

    The lofty pedigree of one of boxing’s top fighters enables Saul “Canelo” Alvarez to dictate fight dates. His success in the ring also earned Alvarez the freedom from being tied to specific promoters or viewing platforms for long periods. Moreover, Alvarez can navigate weight classes to his preference, as he did last year when he […]

  • Mike Tyson involved in altercation on plane

    Mike Tyson was involved in a scuffle with another passenger on an airplane at San Francisco International Airport on Wednesday, his spokesperson confirmed to ESPN. TMZ posted a video that purported to show Tyson punching the passenger, who was seated behind him and previously was seen trying to get Tyson’s attention. The other man was […]

  • Tyson Fury retains WBC heavyweight title, defeating Dillian Whyte in six rounds

    Tyson Fury retained his WBC heavyweight title with a sixth-round technical knockout win over Dillian Whyte Saturday night in London. Fighting before 94,000 at Wembley Stadium, Fury floored Whyte with a crushing right uppercut to the chin in the closing seconds of the round. Whyte reached his feet but struggled to regain his composure. Sensing […]

  • Tyson Fury vs. Dillian Whyte expected to break attendance record

    When Tyson Fury and Dillian Whyte square off Saturday for the WBC world heavyweight title, more than the championship will be at stake, as officials expect 94,000-plus to attend sold-out Wembley Stadium in London. That number would make it the most attended boxing event this century, the biggest boxing audience since 1993 and the largest […]

  • Old sparring partners Tyson Fury, Dillian Whyte ready for title bout

    The tall order that comes with defeating Tyson Fury doesn’t end with figuring out his 6-foot-9 frame and 85-inch reach. Cracking the code to dethrone the reigning heavyweight champion also requires outclassing a fighter blessed with solid boxing skills for a man his size. And if that is solved, Fury opponents, at some point in […]

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