Dorticos in cruiserweight field for Super Series

[ad_1] Cruiserweight world titlist Yunier Dorticos has joined the field for the forthcoming eight-man World Boxing Super Series tournament, organizers announced Wednesday. Dorticos is the fourth cruiserweight to enter the competition, and with half the field set, it already looks strong. Earlier this month, the first three cruiserweight entrants were announced: world titleholders Murat Gassiev […]

Brook targets 2017 return after orbital surgery

[ad_1] Former welterweight world titleholder Kell Brook has had surgery on his broken left orbital bone and said Wednesday that he wants to return to the boxing ring before the end of the year. Brook suffered the broken eye socket and lost his world title in an 11th-round knockout loss to Errol Spence Jr. on […]

Alvarez expects knockout versus Golovkin

[ad_1] Jun 20, 2017 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 Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez expects a knockout when he challenges world middleweight No. 1 Gennady Golovkin on September 16. The Mexican meets Golovkin for […]

UFC Unfiltered: Johny Hendricks and Singapore recap

[ad_1] Former UFC Welterweight champion Johny Hendricks calls in to talk about his UFC Fight Night: Chiesa vs. Lee co-main event bout against Tim Boetsch, feeling great going through another camp as a Middleweight, CSAC’s new weightclasses, and fighting back home in Oklahoma for the first time in ten years. Plus, Jim and Matt break […]

Broner, Garcia promise great fight

[ad_1] NEW YORK — If you were looking for trash talk between Adrien Broner and Mikey Garcia on Monday, you probably left disappointed. Adrien Broner, a former four-division world titleholder, and Mikey Garcia, a reigning lightweight titlist, will square off July 29 in a scheduled 12-round bout at a catch weight of 140 pounds. The […]

Shumenov vacates title because of eye injury

[ad_1] Beibut Shumenov, dealing with a potentially career-ending eye injury, has vacated his secondary cruiserweight world title, the WBA has announced. With Shumenov moving aside, the sanctioning body also announced that interim titlist Yunier Dorticos has been elevated to the “regular” titleholder. Shumenov (17-2, 11 KOs), 33, a Kazakhstan native based in Las Vegas, and […]