Tag: Boxing

Did ambition get the best of Canelo Alvarez?

Did ambition get the best of Canelo Alvarez?

May 8, 2022 Mike CoppingerESPN LAS VEGAS — Canelo Alvarez, sunglasses covering some of the redness and welts that peppered…

Santiago Nieva steps down as Indian boxing High Performance Director

Santiago Nieva steps down as Indian boxing High Performance Director

Indian men’s boxing team High Performance Director Santiago Nieva has stepped down from his role after serving for five years,…

Ryan Garcia – ‘It’s time for me to come into my own’ after leaving Team Canelo

Ryan Garcia – ‘It’s time for me to come into my own’ after leaving Team Canelo

A couple of texts exchanged and roughly five minutes is all it takes for Ryan Garcia to embark down the…

Savannah Marshall KO’s Femke Hermans to set up showdown with Claressa Shields

Savannah Marshall KO’s Femke Hermans to set up showdown with Claressa Shields

6:36 PM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on…

How does the change in weight classes affect India’s boxers?

How does the change in weight classes affect India’s boxers?

11:47 AM ET Jonathan SelvarajESPN Lovlina Borgohain, who won India’s only boxing medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics (a bronze)…

Can Gennadiy Golovkin KO Ryota Murata? Will Mikaela Mayer pass her toughest test?

Can Gennadiy Golovkin KO Ryota Murata? Will Mikaela Mayer pass her toughest test?

The weekend brings four major main events and some entertaining undercard bouts from California to Texas to Japan. Middleweight champion…

George Kambosos, Devin Haney to fight for undisputed lightweight title in June

George Kambosos, Devin Haney to fight for undisputed lightweight title in June

Mar 27, 2022 Mike CoppingerESPN George Kambosos and Devin Haney have struck a deal for a June 5 fight for…

Janibek Alimkhanuly-Danny Dignum to meet for WBO middleweight title May 21

Janibek Alimkhanuly-Danny Dignum to meet for WBO middleweight title May 21

4:12 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Janibek Alimkhanuly and Danny Dignum will meet for the WBO’s vacant middleweight title on May…

Naoya Inoue announces bantamweight title unification rematch with Nonito Donaire

Naoya Inoue announces bantamweight title unification rematch with Nonito Donaire

11:54 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Naoya Inoue and Nonito Donaire are set to meet again in a rematch of ESPN’s…

Oleksandr Usyk-Anthony Joshua rematch discussed for Saudi Arabia in June

Oleksandr Usyk-Anthony Joshua rematch discussed for Saudi Arabia in June

World heavyweight champion Oleksandr Usyk’s rematch with Anthony Joshua is likely to take place in June with Saudi Arabia among…