Jacobs: 'You're in for a treat'

[ad_1] NEW YORK — Former middleweight world titlist Daniel Jacobs was the biggest star at Tuesday’s press conference, but Luis Arias was certainly the bigger trash-talker. The two middleweights were in Manhattan promoting their Nov. 11 bout at the nearby Nassau Coliseum (HBO, 10 p.m. ET/PT), and Arias began his remarks by mimicking what he […]

Tete to defend bantamweight title vs. Gonya

[ad_1] Zolani Tete will defend his bantamweight world title for the first time when he faces South African countryman Siboniso Gonya on Nov. 18 at the SSE Arena Belfast in Belfast, Northern Ireland, promoter Frank Warren announced Tuesday. The fight will take place on the undercard of the return of former featherweight and junior featherweight […]

Joshua: Legacy will depend on opponents

[ad_1] Oct 1, 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 Anthony Joshua admits his legacy will be judged not just on what he does in the ring, but by the quality of his […]

Crolla: No trash talk needed with Burns

[ad_1] 6:03 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 Anthony Crolla and Ricky Burns meet Saturday in a clash of boxing’s Mr. Nice Guys — neither of whom you will ever hear […]

WBC orders rematch for Golovkin and Alvarez

[ad_1] Although the representatives of unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez have already begun discussions for a rematch, the WBC on Monday ordered one at its 55th annual convention in Baku, Azerbaijan. Golovkin retained his title for the 19th time — one shy of tying Bernard Hopkins’ division record of 20 – […]