Boxing

12:19 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN After three fights and 36 rounds between two future Hall of Famers, the rivalry between Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez still isn’t quite settled. Estrada defeated Gonzalez via majority decision Saturday in Glendale, Arizona, to retain his lineal 115-pound championship, but the result was far from convincing. One
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7:01 PM ET After Tyson Fury’s one-sided TKO victory over Derek Chisora at London’s Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday, Mike Coppinger shares what should be next for Fury and reacts to Fury’s comments during his postfight interview about a right-hand injury and possible right elbow surgery. Is he finally heading for the most-anticipated undisputed fight
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5:35 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Tyson Fury retained his WBC and lineal heavyweight championships with a one-sided beating of Derek Chisora in a mismatch that was finally stopped by the referee in Round 10 on Saturday at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London. Chisora, who has now lost to Fury three times, never landed a punch
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6:14 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 Daniel Dubois has said he believes Saturday’s fight against Kevin Lerena can be his launchpad into the “big league” of world heavyweight title boxing.
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9:58 PM ET The junior flyweight unification fight between WBC champion Kim Clavel and WBA titlist Jessica Nery Plata set for Thursday in Laval, Canada, has been postponed after Clavel came down with the flu, her promoter tweeted Tuesday evening. The fight was set to be the first title defense for both women. Clavel beat
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6:16 AM ET Adriana Garcia Mexican boxer Canelo Alvarez has threatened Argentina captain Lionel Messi for supposedly disrespecting his country. A video showed Messi and his Argentina teammates celebrating in the changing room after Saturday’s 2-0 win over Mexico in the World Cup in Qatar. – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, more (U.S.) As Messi
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6:40 PM 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 John Ryder claimed the WBO world interim super middleweight title after Zach Parker was forced to pull out at the end of the fourth
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12:55 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Regis Prograis stopped Jose Zepeda in brutal fashion in Round 11 on Saturday in Carson, California, to capture the vacant WBC junior welterweight title. The 140-pound bout was a mostly tactical affair until Round 10, when Zepeda delivered a three-punch combination that stunned Prograis. The following round, Prograis (28-1, 24
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7:10 PM 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 Heavyweight Dillian Whyte earned a hard-fought, majority points win over American Jermaine Franklin on Saturday to help repair some of the damage to his
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