Boxing

3:42 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Floyd Mayweather’s latest stop on his post-retirement exhibition tour has been rescheduled. The event with Don Moore will take place Saturday on a helipad in Dubai, “Money” Mayweather announced via Instagram on Tuesday. The event was postponed one week after the death of UAE president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al
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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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9:55 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Josh Taylor is no longer undisputed at 140 pounds. The Scotland native was stripped of his WBA title, the organization announced Saturday, for his refusal to proceed with a mandatory defense vs. Alberto Puello. Puello, of the Dominican Republic, is now lined up to fight Ismael Barroso of Venezuela for
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1:40 PM ET Associated Press GENEVA — With boxing’s status at the Olympics in doubt, the IOC was not impressed on Saturday with the leadership election of the sport’s governing body which was stripped of recognition in 2019. International Boxing Association members re-elected their Russian president Umar Kremlev by acclamation two days after the only
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7:53 AM ET Britain’s former light-welterweight world champion Amir Khan announced his retirement from boxing on Friday. Khan (34-6, 21 KOs), Olympic lightweight silver medallist at the 2004 Athens Games when he was 17 years old, won the WBA light-welter belt from Ukrainian Andriy Kotelnyk in 2009 and added the IBF title in 2011 when
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2:50 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Floyd Mayweather’s exhibition event on Saturday in Dubai was postponed following the death of UAE president Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Friday. The UAE’s Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced a three-day suspension of work in all ministries and the private sector, which forced the cancelation of the event.
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11:37 AM ET Associated Press GENEVA — The Court of Arbitration for Sport refused to stop the International Boxing Association’s delayed presidential election on Friday, a day after the challenger was ruled ineligible. The court dismissed Dutch boxing federation president Boris van der Vorst’s request for an urgent ruling to block the vote, according to
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11:25 AM ET Associated Press GENEVA — The challenger to the Russian incumbent in the presidential election at the troubled International Boxing Association was ruled ineligible Thursday, a day before the vote. Dutch boxing federation president Boris van der Vorst was taken out of Friday’s election by an independent candidate vetting panel after an investigation
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9:00 AM ET Kris Terzievski sneaks a punch through the guard of Paul Gallen, . Mark Evans/Getty Images Unheralded Kris Terzievski is the new Australian heavyweight boxing champion after outlasting Paul Gallen and likely ending the veteran warrior’s decorated sporting career in an epic 10-round battle in Newcastle. Terzievski dominated for much of the encounter but
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8:00 AM ET Nikita Tszyu throws a punch during his bout against Mason Smith. Mark Evans/Getty Images Nikita Tszyu has lived up to the hype and preserved the proud family name with a brutal victory over Mason Smith in a super-welterweight mismatch in Newcastle. The son of former world champion Kostya and younger brother of undefeated
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8:00 AM ET Harry Garside throws a punch during his Australian Lightweight Title bout against Layton McFerran. Mark Evans/Getty Images Johnny Lewis reckons Harry Garside is “the real deal” after the Olympic bronze medallist retained his Australian lightweight title with a power-packed display in Newcastle. Garside continued his meteoric rise up the professional ranks with a
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3:54 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Ryan Garcia is inching closer to his first title shot. The WBC on Tuesday ordered a lightweight title eliminator between Garcia and Isaac “Pitbull” Cruz, according to a letter sent to the fighters that was obtained by ESPN. If no deal is struck between Garcia’s promoter, Oscar De La Hoya’s
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