Boxing

12:37 PM ET Women’s boxing titlists Natasha Jonas and Marie-Eve Dicaire are one step closer to bringing all the belts in the junior middleweight division together. Jonas and Dicaire have agreed to a unification fight on Nov. 12 in Manchester, England, putting Jonas’ WBC and WBO and Dicaire’s IBF titles on the line. It’s been
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5:28 AM ET Dillian Whyte has called out Anthony Joshua, offering to step in to fight the former heavyweight champion in December in place of Tyson Fury. Fury ended his interest in a long-awaited bout with Joshua when his self-imposed deadline to sign a contract for a proposed Dec.3 fight passed on Monday. 1 Related
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3:41 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said on Instagram that a self-imposed 5 p.m. Monday deadline in the United Kingdom has passed without a signed contract returned from Anthony Joshua for a proposed Dec. 3 bout in Cardiff, Wales, and that he’s now pulled the deal off the table. Fury made the
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Sep 26, 2022 WBO junior featherweight champion Segolene Lefebvre has pulled out of the second defense of her title in October due to a right hand injury she suffered in sparring. Lefebvre posted the news on Instagram on Monday, saying she had to have “emergency surgery for a dislocated fracture of the first metacarp,” according
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5:02 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Umar Kremlev will remain the president of the International Boxing Association after the amateur sport’s governing body voted against holding a new election Sunday, a decision that puts the Olympic future of boxing in serious doubt. The International Olympic Committee issued a statement saying it was “extremely
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2:19 AM ET Floyd Mayweather is still winning boxing matches, even if they won’t go on his official pro record. The legendary boxer stopped Japanese MMA fighter and YouTuber Mikuru Asakura at the end of the second round with a big right hand on Sunday’s Rizin Fighting Federation card in Saitama, Japan. It was Mayweather’s
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7:14 PM ET Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show MANCHESTER, ENGLAND — Joe Joyce provided more proof he is ready for a world heavyweight title shot by coming through a fierce fight to
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