Boxing

1:18 AM ET Tim Tszyu’s undisputed world title fight in January will also serve as a reunion with father Kostya. The Australian boxer, set to clash with champion Jermell Charlo for all four super-welterweight belts in Las Vegas, hasn’t seen the former undisputed super-lightweight champion for almost three years. Russia-based Kostya has watched from afar
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12:25 PM ET WBC and WBO featherweight champion Amanda Serrano will return to the ring on Sept. 24, facing IBF titlist Sarah Mahfoud in a unification bout as the co-main event of the Joe Joyce-Joseph Parker card at the AO Arena in Manchester, England, it was announced Tuesday. It’s the first fight at featherweight for
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11:35 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Adrien Broner withdrew from his junior welterweight fight Saturday vs. Omar Figueroa because of the need to address his mental health, he announced on Instagram. Sergey Lipinets will replace Broner in the PBC on Showtime main event in Hollywood, Florida, sources told ESPN. This is the second time a fight
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12:14 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Former champion Teofimo Lopez rebounded from his first pro defeat with a seventh-round TKO of Mexican journeyman Pedro Campa on Saturday in Las Vegas. Lopez, 25, floored Campa with an up jab in Round 7 before he pinned his foe on the ropes and unloaded with a flurry of overhand
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9:07 AM ET Tyson Fury has vacated his Ring heavyweight title after he announced his retirement from boxing on Friday, Fury told The Ring Magazine. Fury, 34, tempted a comeback on Tuesday, saying he’d return from retirement to fight Derek Chisora. However, three days later, Fury announced in a social media post that he had
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5:13 AM ET British boxers Chris Eubank Jr. and Conor Benn will square off in a highly-anticipated bout at London’s O2 Arena on Oct. 8, three decades after their fathers fought each other. Chris Eubank and Nigel Benn were bitter rivals in the 1990s and the two former super-middleweight world champions fought twice — Eubank
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8:52 AM ET Katie Taylor has said that Jake Paul’s suggestion that her rematch with Amanda Serrano should take place at a catchweight is “nonsense.” Taylor, 36, beat Serrano, 33, via a split decision at their highly anticipated fight at Madison Square Garden in April, with the Irish boxer keeping her lightweight title. 1 Related
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10:15 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Former heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder and Robert Helenius are in the process of finalizing a deal for a PBC pay-per-view fight on Oct. 15, sources confirmed to ESPN. Wilder (42-2-1, 41 KOs) contemplated retirement following a brutal 11th-round KO loss to Tyson Fury in their bout in October 2021 that
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8:19 PM ET Dmitry Bivol will have a tough test on his hands if he wants to remain a champion. Bivol must face top contender Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramirez in a mandatory defense, the World Boxing Association announced Wednesday. Ramirez is the No. 1 contender in the WBA’s 175-pound ranking. Bivol had requested to face London’s
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10:06 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Tyson Fury, who confirmed in April that he was retired, has announced that he’s returning to the boxing ring. The heavyweight champion’s preferred opponent is Derek Chisora, whom he already defeated twice in lopsided fashion. There is no deal yet, with the sides seven figures apart on Chisora’s purse, a
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