Boxing

Nikhat Zareen (52kg), Manisha (57kg) and Parveen (63kg) continued their stellar run at the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships in Istanbul on Monday by advancing to the semifinals but five other Indians bowed out after suffering quarterfinal losses. Confirming their first World Championships medals with a place in the semifinals, Nikhat out-punched England’s Charley-Sian Davison
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12:35 AM ET Mike CoppingerESPN CARSON, Calif. — Brian Castano crumbled in a heap, the product of a right hand to the body followed by a left hook to the head from Jermell Charlo in Round 10 of an instant classic Saturday at Dignity Health Sports Park. Somehow, someway, Castano made it to his feet
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Jermell Charlo and Brian Castaño‘s first fight for the undisputed title at 154 pounds last July ended with a split draw and nobody very happy. Saturday’s rematch was a much different story as Charlo and Castaño brought the fans at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California, out of their seats several times ahead of
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Brian Castaño could easily have won his fight with Jermell Charlo last July, despite fighting on Charlo’s turf, despite giving up five inches in height and six inches in reach, despite being significantly less experienced and despite being nearly a 3-1 underdog. Castaño rocked Charlo several times and forced Charlo to mount a desperate late
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LAS VEGAS — There are, as they say in the parlance, plenty of good seats still available for the WBA light heavyweight title fight on Saturday at T-Mobile Arena between Canelo Alvarez and Dmitry Bivol. That’s largely due to the lack of awareness Bivol has with the American fan base. Alvarez is one of the
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LAS VEGAS — The script in nearly every Canelo Alvarez fight over the last several years is identical: He launches a withering body assault early in the fight. His opponent, fighting the biggest fight of his life, battles back hard. Eventually, the body shots begin to take their toll and Alvarez then targets the head.
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