Vote: Who is the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world?

[ad_1] Andre Ward stunned the boxing world on Thursday by announcing his retirement from the sport while at the top of his game. Ward, who was 32-0 and coming off consecutive wins over Sergey Kovalev, was rated as the top-rated boxer, pound-for-pound, by ESPN and many other outlets. With Floyd Mayweather also promising never to […]

Fight Night Japan Scorecard

[ad_1] Saturday’s UFC Japan event is in the books, and now that the dust has settled in Saitama, it’s time to go to the scorecard to see who the big winners were at Saitama Super Arena. 1 – Jessica AndradeIt’s always interesting to see how a fighter responds to a loss in a big fight. […]

Middleweight Jacobs inks with promoter Hearn

[ad_1] For the past couple of years, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn, the No.1 promoter in the United Kingdom, has talked about branching out to promote in the United States. Now it will come to pass. Hearn on Saturday night announced that he has signed his first American fighter to his newly created Matchroom Boxing […]

Linares edges Campbell to keep lightweight title

[ad_1] In an extremely tight fight, Jorge Linares retained the lightweight world championship by split decision against Luke Campbell on Saturday night before 4,125 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Two judges scored the fight for Linares, 115-112 and 114-113, while one had it 115-113 for Campbell. ESPN.com also scored the fight 115-112 for Linares, […]

'KO Doctor' Dorticos takes down Kudryashov

[ad_1] Yunier Dorticos more than lived up to his nickname, “The KO Doctor,” on Saturday night. Dorticos scored a massive second-round knockout of “The Russian Hammer” Dmitry Kudryashov to retain his cruiserweight world title for the first time in the quarterfinals of the World Boxing Super Series tournament at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Given […]

Parker edges Fury, eyes bigger and better things

[ad_1] 9:16 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 It was not the declaration of intent he wanted to send to his fellow heavyweight world titleholders, but Joseph Parker felt he did […]