Boxing

3:17 PM ET The Claressa Shields-Savannah Marshall battle for the undisputed middleweight championship will happen on Sept. 10 on the O2 Enviornment in London, a supply informed ESPN on Tuesday. The small print are nonetheless being finalized, the supply mentioned, and an official announcement is anticipated in early July. However the finalization course of isn’t
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4:44 PM ET Related Press LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Preventing to maintain their sport within the Olympics, boxing officers had been warned on Monday to vary their historic tradition of breaking the foundations. Investigator Richard McLaren stated “corruption abounded” on the planet boxing physique previously referred to as AIBA as he delivered a last report commissioned
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10:27 AM ET Nick Parkinson Shut •Studies on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, in addition to a number of nationwide newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Seems on BoxNation’s Boxing Issues present Tyson Fury is coming again … or is he? The WBC heavyweight world champion insisted he could be retiring after his sixth-round
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12:52 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN The heavyweight title rematch between Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua is now set for Aug. 20 in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, sources instructed ESPN on Thursday. The combat was initially being deliberate for July 23, however now Joshua may have practically 30 extra days to work with new coach Robert Garcia.
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6:32 PM ET Fifteen present and former Mexican fighters acquired collectively to show the most important boxing class ever on the Zocalo, the principle sq. in Mexico Metropolis on Saturday. Erik “El Horrible” Morales, Andy Ruiz Jr., Oscar Valdez, Jackie Nava, Humberto “Chiquita” González, Miguel Berchelt, Jose “Pipino” Cuevas, Alfonso Zamora, Jose Luis Bueno, Jose
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12:53 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN NEW YORK — Artur Beterbiev hasn’t met his match but, and Saturday at Hulu Theater at Madison Sq. Backyard was no completely different. Joe Smith Jr. entered the ring with a measurement benefit, energy and a tremendously highly effective proper hand, however none of it mattered. Beterbiev was too exact,
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7:51 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN When Joe Smith Jr. narrowly defeated Maxim Vlasov in April 2021 to win the WBO gentle heavyweight title, a unification bout with WBC and IBF titleholder Artur Beterbiev immediately turned a can’t-miss matchup. Two of the most important punchers in boxing will meet on Saturday at New York’s Hulu Theater
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2:51 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Vergil Ortiz Jr. will struggle Michael McKinson in a rescheduled welterweight bout on Aug. 6 in Fort Price, Texas, Golden Boy Promotions introduced Thursday. ESPN reported final month that Ortiz and David Avanesyan agreed to a deal for a struggle on the identical date, however in accordance with Ortiz’s supervisor,
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4:42 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN The mayor of Ukraine’s capital since 2014, the previous heavyweight champion is a longtime outspoken critic of Vladimir Putin relationship again to the battle with Russia in 2013. Since Russia invaded Ukraine in late February, Vitali, alongside along with his youthful brother and fellow Corridor of Famer, Wladimir, has served
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5:28 PM ET Related Press DALLAS — Welterweight champion Errol Spence Jr. has pleaded responsible to a cost of driving whereas intoxicated after crashing his dashing Ferrari in 2019, prosecutors mentioned. Spence, 32, pleaded responsible and was convicted final week in Dallas County Court docket of Legal Appeals No. 2, the Dallas County district legal
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12:40 PM ET Related Press GENEVA — The troubled Worldwide Boxing Affiliation could have to carry its presidential election once more after the Courtroom of Arbitration for Sport on Tuesday dominated in favor of a candidate barred from the unique vote. The courtroom mentioned it upheld an enchantment by Netherlands boxing official Boris van der
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5:05 PM ET Related Press SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A decide on Friday dismissed a case towards 5 suspects charged within the 2012 killing of famend Puerto Rican boxer Hector “Macho” Camacho after authorities stated the star witness fled the island. Prosecutors requested a second alternative to have their case heard, including that they’ve
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