Boxing

12:09 AM ET Tyson Fury defeated Tom Schwarz by TKO in the second round Saturday night to retain his lineal heavyweight title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Fury floored Schwarz with a flurry of punches late in the second round. Schwarz beat the count, but Fury quickly pounced on him against
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9:19 AM ET Mark KriegelESPN LAS VEGAS, NV. – For centuries now, fighting has been the Fury family business. A clan of Irish Travellers, the Furys were fighters – the bare-knuckle variety, mostly – the way other families were cobblers or farmers or blacksmiths. They’ve fought in mineshafts and quarries, in pubs and on street
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8:00 PM ET Former heavyweight world title challengers Dereck Chisora and Artur Szpilka will square off on July 20 at the O2 Arena in London, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn announced Thursday. It’s another notable heavyweight fight added to a card that already is headlined by the showdown between top contender Dillian Whyte and Oscar
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9:57 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 Josh Warrington is becoming one of the U.K.’s most popular boxers and on Saturday makes a second defence of his IBF world featherweight title
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10:35 PM ET Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is in Las Vegas to fight, but by the look of things Wednesday, he might as well have been auditioning for his own stage show. The larger-than-life Fury, who defends his crown against Germany’s unbeaten Tom Schwarz on Saturday (ESPN+, 10 p.m. ET, with preliminaries on ESPN2
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