Boxing

8:12 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 Professional boxing looked very different on its return in the UK on Friday, but in the main event Brad Foster ensured his status as
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12:16 PM ET Steve KimESPN A light heavyweight bout between Eleider Alvarez and Joe Smith Jr. has been rescheduled for the third week of August, Yvon Michel, who promotes Alvarez, told ESPN on Friday. The fight had originally been slated for July 16 inside the “bubble” at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas,
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11:13 PM ET Steve KimESPN Former heavyweight title contender Carlos Takam defeated Jerry Forrest by unanimous decision after 10 rounds Thursday night in the main event of a Top Rank card inside “The Bubble” at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas. Although the pace was steady throughout, sustained action in this meeting of
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11:25 PM ET The tentative date for one of boxing’s biggest fights is on the move. The lightweight unification title fight between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez may now take place on Oct. 3 in Las Vegas, Top Rank president Todd duBoef confirmed to ESPN’s Steve Kim on Wednesday night. Recently, Top Rank chairman Bob
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