Boxing

Oct 20, 2017 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 Ryan Burnett and Zhanat Zhakiyanov used to share the same gym, the same trainer and the same dreams. On Saturday, they will share the
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Philadelphia’s “King” Gabriel Rosado resurrected his career with a sixth-round TKO of Glen “Jersey Boy” Tapia in a scheduled 10-round middleweight bout at the Park Theater inside the Monte Carlo Las Vegas. Both boxers need an impressive victory after a series of disappointing results, but it was Rosado who prevailed in a definitive fashion. Gabriel
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Whatever has happened in the past to derail the rise of Demetrius Andrade’s career, the two-time junior middleweight world titleholder has put it in the past. Andrade says the days of the protracted layoffs, small-time fights and petty bickering with his co-promoters, Joe DeGuardia of Star Boxing and Artie Pelullo of Banner Promotions, are over.
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Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua’s defense against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev, scheduled for Oct. 28 at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales, is off but the card was salvaged when Carlos Takam stepped in on short notice on Monday. Pulev withdrew earlier Monday after suffering a right shoulder injury in training last week that was
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