Spence: Mayweather has prepared me for fight with Brook

[ad_1] 5:48 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 Errol Spence has been used as a sparring partner by Floyd Mayweather Jr and Adrien Broner, but believes a victory against Kell Brook […]

Broner gets jail time for contempt charge

[ad_1] Boxer Adrien Broner was ordered Monday to spend the next three days in jail at a hearing for an outstanding warrant for disorderly conduct from an incident at a Kenton County (Kentucky) bar in 2014. Broner, 27, pleaded guilty to the disorderly conduct charge and received a suspended sentence. However, he was charged with […]

Pettis vs. Moreno set for Mexico City main event

[ad_1] Two of the top young fighters in mixed martial arts will headline the UFC’s return to Mexico City on August 5, as Brandon Moreno squares off with fellow 23-year-old flyweight contender Sergio Pettis in a five-round bout at Arena Ciudad Del Mexico. The UFC Fight Night event, which airs live on FS1, marks the […]

Mayweather: Beating GGG would be easy

[ad_1] Floyd Mayweather insists that even at the age of 40, he would school Gennady Golovkin if the two were to meet. Golovkin is unbeaten in 37 fights after he defeated Kell Brook last September and Daniel Jacobs at Madison Square Gardens in March, but Mayweather — who retired without a blemish on his professional […]

Russell sharp in 7th-round TKO of Escandon

[ad_1] OXON HILL, Md. — Gary Russell Jr., in the first hometown fight of his career, gave his fans what they wanted — a dominant victory as he retained his featherweight world title. Russell, who is from nearby Capitol Heights, Maryland, plowed through tough Oscar Escandon for a seventh-round knockout victory on Saturday night before […]

Floyd: Lomachenko will have to wait for Davis

[ad_1] 5:57 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 LONDON — As good as Floyd Mayweather Jr says Gervonta Davis is after an impressive first world title defence, he is not in […]