Boxing

7:06 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 Anthony Crolla breathed new life into his career with a unanimous points win over Ricky Burns in a non-title lightweight bout Saturday. While former
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Oct 6, 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 Chris Eubank Jr. and Avni Yildirim have likened Saturday’s World Boxing Super Series super-middleweight quarterfinal to war as a press conference in Stuttgart ahead
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Katie Taylor, the popular two-time Irish Olympian, will get a shot at a women’s lightweight world title. Taylor will challenge Anahi Esther Sanchez for a 135-pound crown on Oct. 28, on the undercard of unified heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua’s mandatory defense against Kubrat Pulev at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. “I’m delighted that the world
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CARSON, Calif. — When Srisaket Sor Rungvisai edged Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez by majority decision March 18 in New York, it was a very controversial decision, with most believing Gonzalez was the rightful winner. But Sor Rungvisai got the nod, claimed a junior bantamweight world title and took Gonzalez’s undefeated record and status as boxing’s pound-for-pound
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LAS VEGAS — Spoiler alert: Conor McGregor is in no jeopardy of missing weight for his highly anticipated boxing match this weekend against Floyd Mayweather. That’s according to McGregor’s longtime nutritionist George Lockhart, who has prepared the UFC champion’s meals throughout his entire fight camp in Las Vegas. Lockhart, a well-known nutritionist in mixed martial
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