Boxing

11:02 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 LONDON — Joseph Parker has promised to be better than his last fight when he faces Anthony Joshua on March 31. Parker (24-0, 18
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Jan 15, 2018 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 Frank Warren says the British public have lost interest in Amir Khan’s boxing career following his prolonged absence from the ring. Khan last week
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8:26 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 LONDON — Anthony Joshua dismissed criticism from Joseph Parker’s team about his punch resistance, describing it as “fake news” at a press conference Tuesday.
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Anthony Mundine wants one more year in boxing and a crack at WBO welterweight champion and compatriot Jeff Horn before calling it quits. Mundine, who has won major titles in three weight divisions since switching from rugby league in 2000, will on Wednesday look for a first win since November 2014, after losing successive fights
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Bantamweight world titleholder Zolani Tete has suffered a calf injury, forcing him to postpone his mandatory defense against Omar Narvaez, promoter Frank Warren announced on Monday. Tete and Narvaez were supposed to meet in the main event of Warren’s card on Feb. 10 at the Copper Box Arena in London. “I’m hugely disappointed to have
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A roundup of the past week’s notable boxing results from around the world: Friday at Verona, New York Claressa Shields W10 Tori Nelson — Full RecapRetains unified women’s super middleweight titleScores: 100-90 Shields (three times)Records: Shields (5-0, 2 KOs); Nelson (17-1-3, 2 KOs) Rafael’s remarks: Shields’ domination continued as she has yet to be remotely
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A roundup of the past week’s notable boxing results from around the world: Friday at Verona, New York Claressa Shields W10 Tori Nelson — Full recapRetains unified women’s super middleweight titleScores: 100-90 Shields (three times)Records: Shields (5-0, 2 KOs); Nelson (17-1-3, 2 KOs) Rafael’s remarks: Shields’ domination continued as she has yet to be challenged
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5:50 AM ET ESPN staff Anthony Joshua will fight Joseph Parker in a highly-anticipated heavyweight unification bout on March 31 at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium. Joshua (20-0, 20KOs) will be defending his WBA and IBF belts while Parker will be putting his own WBO strap on the line. This will be Joshua’s second appearance at the
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5:50 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 With the announcement of Anthony Joshua-Joseph Parker, heavyweight boxing is tidying itself up and setting up the possibility of an undisputed champion. Cleaning up
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Heavyweight world titleholder Deontay Wilder is giving Luis “King Kong” Ortiz another chance. Wilder will defend his title against Ortiz on March 3 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, organizers announced Friday. Deontay Wilder will give Luis Ortiz another chance after their first bout was canceled due to Ortiz’ failed drug test. Adam Hunger/USA TODAY
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