Boxing

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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2:07 PM ET Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has been in the news recently, showing off his boxing skills at the age of 53. As impressive as Tyson looks throwing punches on video, “Iron Mike” was at his best during the ’80s, when he dominated the division and was considered “the baddest man on the
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