Boxing

6:39 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 Billy Joe Saunders stayed in contention to face Saul “Canelo” Alvarez by retaining his world super middleweight title via a slick, unanimous points win
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5:05 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 Anthony Joshua says he believes he’s more likely to face Oleksandr Usyk than his rival world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury in 2021. Promoters of
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8:26 PM ET Snoop Dogg is coming to boxing on a more permanent basis. The legendary rapper announced Tuesday he is partnering with Triller, which put on Saturday’s Mike Tyson-Roy Jones Jr. fight, to create a new boxing league called The Fight Club. The league will have multiple events per year, with Snoop Dogg as
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3:33 PM ET WBC flyweight world titlist Julio Cesar Martinez will defend his belt against Francisco Rodriguez Jr. on the Canelo Alvarez-Callum Smith undercard on Dec. 19 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The matchup was announced Wednesday. Martinez (17-1, 13 KOs) won the title in a ninth-round TKO victory over Cristofer Rosales in December
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2:24 PM ET Boxing’s Jarrell Miller has been suspended for performance-enhancing drug use. Again. The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) voted unanimously Wednesday to ban Miller, the heavyweight once tied to a big title fight against Anthony Joshua, for two years due to a positive drug test for the banned substance GW501516. Miller can get
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6:11 AM 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 Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight world title defence against Kubrat Pulev will have 1,000 supporters present at the SSE Arena in Wembley, London on Dec. 12.
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