Boxing

Though it was not an official elimination fight for a shot at a world title, former welterweight world titleholders Devon Alexander and Victor Ortiz both badly needed a victory against a well-known opponent to have a chance to land another significant fight. Instead they fought to a dubious draw, though Alexander clearly seemed to have
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9:58 PM 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 MANCHESTER, England — George Groves may have beaten Chris Eubank Jr. by unanimous decision Saturday night, but his place in the World Boxing Super
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7:27 PM 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 MANCHESTER, England — George Groves thoroughly disproved the theory by Chris Eubank Jr. that the WBA super middleweight champion was past his prime by
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4:00 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 British middleweight champion Tommy Langford is tipping George Groves to beat his former sparring partner Chris Eubank Jr. when the pair meet in Saturday’s
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