Boxing

When Teofimo Lopez stepped into the ring to face Vasiliy Lomachenko in a lightweight title unification fight, the stakes seemed simple enough. If Lopez upset one of the sport’s top pound-for-pound fighters, he would immediately position himself as one of the best in the 135-pound division, and one of boxing’s biggest attractions. When Lopez won
0 Comments
6:39 PM ET WBC lightweight champion Devin Haney said he doesn’t believe his mandatory challenger, Ryan Garcia, is willing to fight him next, and he’s begun shifting his attention to a potential bout with unified lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez for all the belts in the division. Garcia (21-0, 18 KOs) is coming off a seventh-round
0 Comments
6:30 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 David Avanesyan’s European welterweight title fight with Josh Kelly has been postponed again after professional boxing in the United Kingdom was suspended for January
0 Comments
7:15 PM ET Ryan Garcia proved he’s worthy of the hype. Garcia survived an early knockdown to pick up a stunning seventh-round technical knockout victory over Luke Campbell on Saturday night. In front of roughly 6,000 fans at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Garcia won the interim WBC lightweight title with a left hook
0 Comments