October 30, 2017

Hearn: I want three Joshua title defences in 2018

[ad_1] 4:48 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 CARDIFF — After leaving Carlos Takam’s face looking like it had been through a meat slicer on Saturday, […]
October 29, 2017

Five things we learnt from Joshua-Takam

[ad_1] 8:42 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 CARDIFF — It was not as easy for Anthony Joshua as many thought it would be as he […]
October 29, 2017

Selby closes on Warrington, Frampton clashes

[ad_1] Oct 27, 2017 Isaac RobinsonESPN IBF world featherweight champion Lee Selby has welcomed the prospect of a mini-series with Josh Warrington and Carl Frampton. Wales’ Selby is signed up to make the fourth defence of his crown in London on Dec. 9 — sharing top billing with IBF world […]
October 29, 2017

Anthony Joshua, the ring king of Cardiff

[ad_1] PRINCIPALITY STADIUM, Cardiff — The first reaction was booing. Then came the cheers as Anthony Joshua came into focus on the big screen hanging above the ring, the hero of the hour having secured a 10th-round win over Carlos Takam. But it was not the knockout that the crowd […]
October 29, 2017

Lightweight sensation Katie Taylor goes 10 rounds to win her first world title

[ad_1] 6:05 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 CARDIFF, Wales — Katie Taylor won a world title in her seventh professional fight after unanimously outpointing Anahi […]
October 29, 2017

Joshua 'juggernaut' takes care of tenacious Takam

[ad_1] 7:56 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 CARDIFF — Anthony Joshua claimed his 20th consecutive knockout victim and reaffirmed his status as boxing’s No. 1 […]
October 28, 2017

The curious convention of a boxing weigh-in

[ad_1] CARDIFF — These pre-fight public weigh-ins are curious things. The folk in the front row of the Motorpoint Arena had queued for two hours to catch a glimpse of Anthony Joshua standing on a set of scales. With Joshua there was never going to be a flashpoint, or barbs […]
October 28, 2017

Kovalev hires Tursunpulatov as new trainer

[ad_1] Even before former unified light heavyweight world titleholder Sergey Kovalev lost for the second time in a row to Andre Ward in June, it was quite clear all was not well between the fighter and longtime trainer John David Jackson. Once Ward knocked Kovalev out in the eighth round, […]