Boxing

9:39 PM ET Boxing legend Roberto Durán tested positive for the coronavirus on Thursday and remains in a hospital in Panama City, Panama, where he was admitted due to a viral infection. “My father’s tests have just arrived and confirm that he is positive for COVID-19. Thank God he is not having symptoms beyond something
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1:31 PM ET Steve KimESPN Eleider Alvarez has suffered a training injury to his shoulder that will cause his July 16 bout versus Joe Smith Jr. to be pushed back, according to Yvon Michel, Alvarez’s promoter. Alvarez-Smith is part of an elimination process intended to fill the WBO vacancy at light heavyweight. The winner of
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7:41 AM ET The meeting between British heavyweights Daniel Dubois and Joe Joyce has been rescheduled for October 24 in London’s O2 Arena, promoter Frank Warren announced on Thursday. The fight was originally supposed to take place on April 11 but had been postponed to July 11 due to the coronavirus pandemic. With the pandemic
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5:44 PM ET Steve KimESPN A sharp and focused Christopher Diaz defeated Jason Sanchez by unanimous decision in a 10-round featherweight contest by the scores of 98-92 (twice) and 97-93 Tuesday night at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas. From the very beginning, Diaz (26-2, 16 KOs) was quicker and more accurate than
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11:52 PM ET Steve KimESPN Joshua Franco captured the WBA regular junior bantamweight title by defeating previously undefeated Australian champion Andrew Moloney in a hard-fought unanimous decision Tuesday night at the fan-free MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas. The judges had the scores at 115-112, 114-113 and 114-113 for Franco. What was a closely
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3:45 PM ET Jamel Herring’s July 2 WBO junior lightweight title defense against Jonathan Oquendo has been postponed after Herring announced that he tested positive for COVID-19 last week. The Herring-Oquendo bout was scheduled to headline next Thursday’s Top Rank card on ESPN. Top Rank vice president Carl Moretti says an attempt is being made
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