Boxing

9:21 AM ET Promoter Eddie Hearn has said he is planning to reach out to UFC boss Dana White about a potential cross-discipline clash between boxer Dillian Whyte and UFC star Francis Ngannou later this year. Responding to questions on an Instagram live chat, Hearn said Ngannou was interested in taking on Whyte in a
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10:00 PM ET Steve KimESPN WBO junior lightweight champion Jamel Herring is set to make his second title defense against Jonathan Oquendo on July 2 in Las Vegas, multiple sources told ESPN. This will be the first title defended on a Top Rank card since the sport paused amid the coronavirus pandemic. Herring (21-2, 10
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5:21 PM ET Steve KimESPN The WBA will test its new coronavirus protocol at a six-fight card Saturday in the Dominican Republic. The event will take place without fans at the Coliseo Carlos “Teo” Cruz in Santo Domingo. A 10-round junior bantamweight bout between Norbelto Jimenez (29-9-5, 16 KOs) and Eliezer Aquino (21-4-1, 14 KOs)
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1:22 PM ET Steve KimESPN Alex Saucedo will face Sonny Fredrickson in a 10-round junior welterweight bout June 30 in Las Vegas at a venue to be determined, Saucedo’s manager, Sam Katkovski, told ESPN. A source at promoter Top Rank also confirmed the matchup, which was originally scheduled for April 25 on the Naoya Inoue-John
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