Boxing

12:47 AM ET NEW YORK — The argument over who is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world has been largely a two-man discussion between unified lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko and welterweight titlist Terence Crawford, who have had a chance to make their latest statements within eight days of each other. Last week it was
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Apr 20, 2019 NEW YORK — Lightweight Teofimo Lopez Jr., the 2018 ESPN prospect of the year, has become a contender, and he showed it Saturday night. Lopez scored a one-punch, body-shot knockout of former world title challenger and former two-time European champion Edis Tatli in the fifth round of the co-feature of the Top
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1:49 PM ET Former junior featherweight world titlist Scott Quigg has suffered a torn tendon in his left arm, forcing him to withdraw from his upcoming junior lightweight bout with Jayson Velez. Quigg was due to face Velez in a 10-round fight on the April 26 DAZN card headlined by the rematch between junior bantamweight
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5:38 PM ET NEW YORK – Welterweight world titlist Terence Crawford and challenger Amir Khan have been all business in the build up to their fight and that continued on Friday at the weigh-in at Madison Square Garden. Both appeared to easily make weight early Friday afternoon inside the Garden’s expo center before appearing at
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11:57 AM ET Featherweight world titlist Gary Russell Jr. will once again come off of a year of inactivity to defend his belt. Russell will face former junior featherweight world titlist Kiko Martinez on May 18 (Showtime, 9 p.m. ET) at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, Premier Boxing Champions announced on Friday. The fight
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7:46 PM ET Former unified cruiserweight word titlist Murat Gassiev is moving up to the heavyweight division and will get started in June after signing a co-promotional agreement with Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn on Thursday. Gassiev, a devastating puncher, brought on Matchroom Boxing to co-promote him along with Ural Boxing and Warriors Boxing and
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