Boxing

1:59 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Gervonta “Tank” Davis has blossomed into a star with the guidance of Floyd Mayweather, but after seven years, the relationship could be reaching its end. The 27-year-old meets Rolando “Rolly” Romero in a lightweight bout on Saturday at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center (9 p.m. ET, Showtime PPV), and Davis has stated
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4:24 PM ET The Claressa Shields-Savannah Marshall fight for the undisputed middleweight championship is expected to take place either Sept. 3 or Sept. 10 in the United Kingdom, a source confirmed to ESPN on Thursday. This comes after Ben Shalom, the promoter for BOXXER, which is putting on the fight, told IFL TV on Thursday
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1:44 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Turns out, it’s status quo for Canelo Alvarez despite an unexpected defeat against Dmitry Bivol. Boxing’s top star indicated at the post-fight news conference that he would exercise his rematch clause for a return bout with Bivol in September, but on Monday, he reversed course. “We already had that contract
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Nov 7, 2019 Mark KriegelESPN Editor’s note: This feature was originally published ahead of Jamel Herring’s fight against Masayuki Ito in May 2019. Herring beat Ito by unanimous decision. He will defend his title against Shakur Stevenson on Oct. 23, 2021. COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Some fighters you love for what they can do in
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1:19 AM ET The speed. The power. The precision. David Benavidez displayed all of those attributes on Saturday night against David Lemieux. And in front of a rocking home crowd, the undefeated Benavidez showed why he deserves another shot at a title. Benavidez bloodied and battered Lemieux and forced a third-round stoppage at the Gila
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10:50 PM ET Jeff Wagenheim Janibek Alimkhanuly announced his arrival as a force in the middleweight division on Saturday night in Las Vegas, and he did it with thunderous force, capturing the vacant WBO interim world title with a second-round knockout of a thoroughly outclassed Danny Dignum. Alimkhanuly (12-0, 8 KOs), who is 29 and
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10:57 PM ET Former junior lightweight champion Jamel Herring indicated that he will retire following a loss to Jamaine Ortiz on Saturday night at the Resorts World Las Vegas. “I appreciate everything,” Herring said in a tweet. “Thank you all. It’s time to move on and enjoy more time with my family.” Herring suffered a
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7:49 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 Joshua Buatsi edged closer to a world title shot after winning a unanimous points decision over Craig Richards in an eliminator for Dmitry Bivol’s
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3:42 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Floyd Mayweather’s latest stop on his post-retirement exhibition tour has been rescheduled. The event with Don Moore will take place Saturday on a helipad in Dubai, “Money” Mayweather announced via Instagram on Tuesday. The event was postponed one week after the death of UAE president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al
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