Boxing

3:42 PM ET Former super middleweight world titlist Caleb Truax tore his right Achilles tendon and on Wednesday withdrew from his rematch with “Kid Chocolate” Peter Quillin because of the injury. Truax and former middleweight world titlist Quillin were due to meet in a super middleweight world title elimination bout in the Premier Boxing Champions
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12:54 PM ET With the fight finally agreed to on Tuesday night, the paperwork was signed Wednesday morning and the fight between Gennady Golovkin and Sergiy Derevyanchenko is official. It took three weeks of mostly acrimonious negotiations and arguments over numerous issues but they will meet for a vacant middleweight world title on Oct. 5
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1:39 PM ET WBO light heavyweight world titleholder Sergey Kovalev will face Anthony Yarde in the main event of a Top Rank Boxing card Saturday at the Traktor Sport Palace in Chelyabinsk, Russia. The fight will air live on ESPN+ at 12:30 p.m. ET. Kovalev (33-3-1, 28 KOs) won his first 175-pound WBO world title
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11:25 PM ET Unified heavyweight world titlist Andy Ruiz Jr. was due to begin training for his rematch with Anthony Joshua on Monday, but those plans did come about, trainer Manny Robles told ESPN on Monday night. “We’re working on getting back together this week. I was hoping it would be [Monday] but it wasn’t,
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2:32 PM ET Officials from the World Boxing Super Series and the team of junior welterweight world titleholder Regis Prograis are in talks aimed at resolving the lawsuit Prograis filed against tournament owner Comosa AG earlier this month and getting him back into the tournament. “We always wanted to resolve this and right now that
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1:42 AM ET Steve KimESPN While usually a destination for soccer, it was boxing that took center stage on Saturday at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. Current 122 pound world titleholder Emanuel Navarrete notched another dominant victory and former junior featherweight world titleholder Jessie Magdaleno also won, but suffered a nasty cut
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12:07 AM ET Junior featherweight world titlist Emanuel Navarrete blew away the overmatched Francisco De Vaca in the third round to retain his belt with ease on Saturday. Mexico’s Navarrete landed punches almost at will and faced almost nothing of consequence in return as he retained his 122-pound title for the second time before 3,944
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