Boxing

9:09 AM ET Steve KimESPN As boxers sit idle with no fights on the horizon, each fighter has had to assess how they will react to this sudden, unexpected layoff. There are those with the means and accomplishments to stand pat and wait for their next opportunity, but not every fighter is so fortunate. Others
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5:15 PM ET Professional boxing is tentatively scheduled to resume in Japan in May. Previously, the Japan Boxing Commission and the Japan Professional Boxing Association, which is the union of some 270 licensed boxing club owners in the country, shut boxing down until at least April 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Then the deadline
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10:49 AM ET The British Boxing Board of Control suspended the license of super middleweight world titlist Billy Joe Saunders on Monday over a video he posted to social media in which he claimed to demonstrate ways men could abuse their wives. “The British Boxing Board of Control, having considered comments made by Billy Joe
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8:42 PM ET The International Boxing Hall of Fame on Sunday postponed the 31st annual induction weekend because of the coronavirus pandemic. The class of 2020 was due to be enshrined during ceremonies at the Canastota, New York, shrine on June 14 during induction weekend. Instead, the class of 2020 will be inducted along with
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2:45 AM ET Eros Villanueva One day after he and his family were asked to stay home, eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao says he has tested negative for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a statement, the Philippines senator clarified that he had been in self-isolation after a special Senate session last Monday, and had used
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6:15 PM ET The women’s undisputed junior middleweight world title fight between Claressa Shields and Marie-Eve Dicaire has been postponed, as expected, due to the coronavirus pandemic, Salita Promotions announced Wednesday. Shields’ two world titles, Dicaire’s one, and a vacant title were all to be on the line on May 9 in the main event
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