Boxing

Junior lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko, the new No. 1 fighter in the world, pound-for-pound, according to our ESPN panel vote of boxing experts, cemented his status with a surprisingly easy and totally non-competitive sixth-round stoppage of Guillermo Rigondeaux on Saturday night at the sold-out Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. It was
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Jeff Horn’s rapid ascent to the top of world boxing is just the start of Dean Lonergan’s ambitious plan to revive the sport in Australia. The Duco Events boss is plotting for a fresh crop of fighters to follow the Horn blueprint and go from anonymous domestic battlers to rich international stars. Gary Corcoran attempts
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10:24 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 If Billy Joe Saunders silences David Lemieux’s home fans on Saturday, promoter Frank Warren says he will fight the winner of Gennady Golovkin vs.
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BRISBANE, Australia — Jeff Horn’s successful welterweight title defence has all but earned him a date in Las Vegas with America’s best pound-for-pound boxer Terence Crawford. The Australian managed to stop British challenger Gary Corcoran in the 11th round of their title fight in Brisbane on Wednesday night to improve his professional record to 18-0-1
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The last time undefeated junior featherweight Diego “The Golden Kid” De La Hoya fought was on the Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez pay-per-view card in September. It was an enormous opportunity on a prestigious promotion and De La Hoya took full advantage of it, winning a near-shutout 10-round decision over previously undefeated Randy Caballero. His fight against
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