Taylor to get shot at women's lightweight title

[ad_1] Katie Taylor, the popular two-time Irish Olympian, will get a shot at a women’s lightweight world title. Taylor will challenge Anahi Esther Sanchez for a 135-pound crown on Oct. 28, on the undercard of unified heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua’s mandatory defense against Kubrat Pulev at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. “I’m delighted that the […]

McKenzie announces retirement from boxing

[ad_1] Leon McKenzie has announced his retirement from boxing following a second successive defeat. McKenzie, 39, was stopped in nine rounds by Cello Renda at London’s York Hall on Saturday night, as the super-middleweight fought for the vacant Southern Area title. McKenzie, who quit professional football in January 2013, was defeated last November by Jahmaine […]

Bellew and Haye hold 'positive talks' over rematch

[ad_1] Sep 7, 2017 ESPN staff Tony Bellew and David Haye have held “positive talks” over a rematch, says trainer David Coldwell. Bellew, who defeated Haye at the O2 in March, has resumed negotiations with the former WBA heavyweight champion as the rivals attempt to organise a rematch. However, despite early negotiations going well, Coldwell […]

WBSS to utilize 4th judge for potential draws

[ad_1] The $50 million World Boxing Super Series, which kicks off Saturday with its eight-man single-elimination cruiserweight tournament, followed by the start of the super middleweight tournament on Sept. 16, plans to move on with semifinals in early 2018 with the final penciled in for May. But what happens if there is a draw in […]