Boxing

Artur Beterbiev and Anthony Yarde went to-to-toe Saturday in a war. (Photo by Mark Robison/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images) There are few, if any, boxers in the light heavyweight division who could survive a prolonged firefight with unified champion Artur Beterbiev. Anthony Yarde gave it an admirable shot on Saturday at Wembley Arena in
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11:15 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 Having been threatened by guns and knives growing up, Anthony Yarde insists he has no fear or anxiety going into Saturday’s world light heavyweight
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A woman in New York state has filed a civil suit against Mike Tyson, accusing the former boxing champion of raping her in a limousine in the early 1990s, according to court filings. The woman, who asked the court to remain anonymous, filed her complaint in early January under a temporary New York state law
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Chris Eubank Jr has called on boxing to be more inclusive after Liam Smith was accused of homophobia in the build up to their middleweight clash on Saturday in Manchester. Smith made unsubstantiated claims questioning Eubank’s sexuality during a pre-fight press conference on Thursday. Eubank, son of former world champion Chris Eubank, wore a rainbow
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5:00 AM ET Chris Eubank Jr. and Liam Smith have apologised for their comments in a news conference which descended into ugly scenes on Thursday ahead of their middleweight bout on Saturday. Eubank was subjected to anti-gay comments while Smith was subjected to taunts about social class. When the organisers tried to halt the chaos
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Barring any unexpected late snags, Ryan Garcia (above with trainer Joe Goossen) will fight Gervonta Davis on April 15 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Tom Hogan/Golden Boy Promotions via Getty Images) On Nov. 17, both Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia took to social media to announce that they’d agreed to fight each other in what
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Gerrie Coetzee (left), who defeated Michael Dokes in 1983 for the WBA heavyweight title, died Thursday in South Africa at 67. (Photo by Getty Images) Gerrie Coetzee, a hard-punching South African who won a share of the heavyweight championship in 1983 when he knocked out Michael “Dynamite” Dokes, died Thursday following a short battle with
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Gervonta Davis handed Hector Garcia the first loss of his career Saturday at the Capital One Arena in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) Hector Garcia fought Gervonta Davis about as well as anyone has fought him and he didn’t come close to winning. Davis, like he often does, started extremely slow against Garcia
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Jaron Ennis punches Karen Chukhadzhian in their Interim IBF Welterweight Championship bout at Capital One Arena on January 7, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) It was hardly the performance Jaron Ennis was looking for on Saturday when he met Ukrainian Karen Chukhadzhian for the interim IBF welterweight title at the Capital
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