Jack vacates light heavyweight world title

[ad_1] Less than a month after Badou Jack won a secondary light heavyweight world title he has vacated it. Jack sent a letter to the WBA on Saturday formally relinquishing the 175-pound “regular” title belt he won by one-sided fifth-round knockout of Welshman Nathan Cleverly on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor undercard on Aug. 26 at […]

Fury Parker venue to be half empty for fight

[ad_1] Sep 21, 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 Manchester Arena is expected to be over half empty for Saturday’s world heavyweight title fight between Joseph Parker and Hughie Fury, according to […]

Sergey Kovalev: 'I can be world champion again'

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Andre Ward upstaged Sergey Kovalev again, without even setting foot in a ring. Just a couple of hours before Kovalev was set to appear at a New York City press conference to promote his next fight, against Vyacheslav Shabranskyy, Ward — the unified light heavyweight titleholder — announced his retirement from […]

Pound-for-pound rankings: Ward retires; who's the new No. 1?

[ad_1] Who is the world’s best fighter, regardless of weight class? Check out ESPN’s latest top 10. Don’t forget to check out Dan Rafael’s divisional rankings, which are updated weekly. For a list of the current champions in all weight classes, click here. Note: Results are through Sept. 21 THE PANEL: Dan Rafael, Teddy Atlas, […]