Frank Warren has defended Tyson Fury’s unsavory postfight comments following the Brit’s unsuccessful attempt to become undisputed heavyweight champion. Fury suffered the first defeat of his professional career to Oleksandr Usyk in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  Fury (34-1-1, 24 KOs) lost a split decision to Usyk (22-0, 14 KOs) in a thrilling spectacle with the former
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Andreas Hale, ESPNMay 21, 2024, 07:41 AM ET Open Extended Reactions The first international signee of Jake Paul’s Most Valuable Promotions will debut on the undercard of Paul’s July 20 showdown with Mike Tyson, officials confirmed with ESPN on Tuesday. India’s Neeraj Goyat (18-4-2, 8 KOs) will compete for the first time under the MVP
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Heading into this weekend’s rematch between Josh Taylor and Jack Catterall, Matchroom Boxing and DAZN release behind the scenes footage of the entire build-up to this sequel which has been delayed several times. Taylor, who won a controversial decision over Catterall in the first meeting, will have the opportunity to prove himself the superior fighter
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By Eric Armit OLEKSANDR Usyk became the undisputed heavyweight champion as he floored Tyson Fury and went on to stage a strong finish to overcome Fury’s lead and take home the split decision. Here’s how it went down, session by session. Round 1 Plenty of probing jabs with Fury on the back foot and southpaw
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Nick ParkinsonMay 18, 2024, 05:26 PM ET Close Reports on boxing for ESPN.com and has been covering British boxing for over 25 years. Open Extended Reactions Anthony Cacace pulled off a shock, eighth-round TKO win when he overwhelmed Joe Cordina for the IBF world junior lightweight title on Saturday. Cacace (22-1, 8 KOs), 35, from
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By: Sean Crose “Those days are gone forever,” Steely Dan once claimed, “over a long time ago.” And so we were led to believe that boxing’s heavyweight division was no longer the “big man’s division.” It was now the “supersized division,” featuring men who could pass for NBA players rather than traditional boxers. The heavyweights
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Nearly two months after its initial reveal, Teofimo Lopez’s next title defense is official. Top Rank announced today that “The Takeover” will meet Canadian veteran Steve Claggett on June 29th at Miami, Florida’s James L. Knight Center. It’s worth noting that this ESPN show will almost certainly run head-to-head with Juan Francisco Estrada vs. “Bam”
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