Boxing

Liam 'Beefy' Smith 'itching' to win back WBO light-middleweight crown against rising star Jaime Munguia

Liam 'Beefy' Smith was the first of four boxing brothers from Liverpool to claim a world title three years ago.<p>The 29-year-old has the opportunity on Saturday at the Hard Rock Cafe in Las Vegas to create his own musical score by winning back the World Boxing Organisation light-middleweight crown he …

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Roach: Pacquiao pulled it off! I’m very proud of him!

In this video interview with Marcos Villegas of Fight Hub TV, trainer Freddie Roach gives his impression on Manny Pacquiao’s latest performance …

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KSI v Logan Paul: YouTubers trash talk ahead of world wide web title fight

York Hall, in London’s Bethnal Green, is one of Britain’s oldest boxing venues. Opened in the 1920s, it still hosts professional bouts in front of audiences of 1,200 people.<p>But in its near-century, the venue has never seen anything like the event that took place on Wednesday, when more than 1,000 …

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Cecilia Braekhus Is The Best Women's Fighter In The World -- And She's Not Doing It To Get Rich

Cecilia Braekhus, the best women’s fighter in the world, didn’t start boxing for money. Or for fame. Or for notoriety. Even as Braekhus, at the age of 36 years old, enters the ring Saturday in Moscow vs. the undefeated Inna Sagaydakovskaya, Braekhus isn’t targeting a big-money fight vs. Claressa …

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Trump is baiting Democrats like Muhammad Ali did to George Foreman

CLOSE<p>Elizabeth Warren Responds to Trump's "Pocahontas" Comment<p>The late world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali in 1974 employed a method to …

George Foreman

Jaime Munguia will prove he’s no one-hit wonder against Liam Smith

Jaime Munguia has one impressive victory on his record. He will show that he’s no one-hit wonder when he defends his title against Liam “Beefy” Smith.<p>…

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Weights from Moscow for the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight final for the undisputed title: Oleksandr Usyk and Murat Gassiev each 198.2 pounds.

Weights from Moscow for the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight final for the undisputed title: Oleksandr Usyk and Murat Gassiev each 198.2 …

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Boxer Mikey Garcia Calls Out Errol Spence ... for Super Fight!

<b>Mikey Garcia</b> -- the king at 140 -- says he's willing to go up in weight for a shot at a super fight with <b>Errol Spence</b> ... and he wants it bad!<p>The …

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14-Year-Old Girl Tearfully Testifies in Preliminary Hearing for Former Olympic Boxer, East L.A. Trainer Accused of Molestation

The quiet sobbing of the 14-year-old witness filled the courtroom when she was asked to describe the man who had allegedly molested her numerous …

Crime

Dillian Whyte labels Joseph Parker a coward after Kiwi’s showing against Anthony Joshua

Dillian Whyte has accused Joseph Parker of being a coward ahead of their heavyweight clash next weekend.<p>The Brit takes on Parker at the O2 Arena in a …

Fighting

She Woke Up? Ex-GF Bad Media Says Melissa Brim & Floyd Mayweather Jr’s Pregnant New Chick Traded “Real Love” For “Nice Things”

Floyd Mayweather Jr., Get Your Girls: Bad Medina Shades Melissa Brim And Jennifer DuranEver wonder what happened to Floyd Mayweather’s ex-GF Bad …

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Conor McGregor #12 on Forbes Celebrity 100 Earnings List

NEW YORK, NY – JULY 13: Floyd Mayweather Jr. throws money in the air over Conor McGregor during the Floyd Mayweather Jr. v Conor McGregor World Press …

Fighting

Manny Pacquiao hospitalized, diagnosed with heart ailment days before Matthysse fight

Manny Pacquiao put in what many called a vintage performance this past weekend, when he notched a TKO victory over Lucas Matthysse. While he made it …

MMA & UFC

The KSI-Logan Paul YouTube boxing match will be a PPV event

If you thought you would be able to watch KSI and Logan Paul fight for free on YouTube, the news that it will actually be a pay-per-view event might …

Fighting

Ireland's Ryan Burnett declared top seed ahead of tonight's World Boxing Super Series draft

WBA WORLD CHAMPION Ryan Burnett [19-0, 9KOs] enters the World Boxing Super Series bantamweight tournament as the top seed, and will therefore receive …

Fighting

Jaime Munguia feels respect is starting to come 'little-by-little'

Going into his May 12 fight against Sadam Ali, Jaime Munguia went in with a chip on his shoulder.<p>After Canelo Alvarez failed two drug tests and his …

Fighting

Death of boxer Tim Hague highlights regulation gaps in Alberta’s pro fighting industry

Before he took Adam Braidwood’s first punch, Tim Hague was already in trouble. Not only had the veteran heavyweight lost his three previous fights by knockout or technical knockout – results that should have earned him a medical suspension – but he had suffered a grave setback earlier when he was …

Canadian News

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Soccer

Parker vs Whyte: Ian John Lewis appointed referee for Joseph Parker, Dillian Whyte fight

Kevin Barry is a delighted man after confirming to Newshub the suggested official for Joseph Parker’s heavyweight fight with Dillian Whyte.<p>Barry told …

Fighting

Photos: Meet The Model Who Blocked Floyd Mayweather’s Shot During Charity Game

Floyd Mayweather is arguably the greatest boxer of all time. That title is up for debate, but he’s easily the greatest marketing mind within the …

Fighting

KC area 12-year-old started boxing as a preschooler, and now he’s a national champ

The first things you notice about 12-year-old Malachi Ross are his bright eyes and the dimples that come with his broad smile.<p>Nothing in that first …

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Claressa Shields to serve as mentor for potential Olympic boxers

No American in history knows more about winning Olympic boxing gold medals than Claressa Shields.<p>Shields, who grew up in Flint, is the only American …

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WBSS announces seeding for Season II tournaments

Ahead of today’s Draft Gala, where the top seeds will select who they’ll face in the quarterfinals of the upcoming World Boxing Super Series …

Fighting

Anthony Joshua's message to Deontay Wilder: 'Know your place'

A fair amount of fans have put the onus on Anthony Joshua for his bout vs. Deontay Wilder not happening — even though he's been able to make past …

Fighting

Amir Khan accused of transphobia after calling Caitlyn Jenner ‘Bruce’

Amir Khan called Caitlyn Jenner by her pre-transition dead name after meeting her at the ESPYs.<p>The boxer referred to the 68-year-old as ‘Bruce …

Amir Khan

Rochdale is getting £46m for flood defences after Boxing Day devastation

Work on a massive £46m flood defence scheme to protect hundreds of homes and businesses in Rochdale is due to begin next summer.<p>It is aimed at …

Boxing Day

Chat: Dan Rafael talks boxing, noon ET

ESPN.com's senior boxing writer Dan Rafael takes your questions on all the latest news and notes from inside and outside the ring.<p>Click here to join: …

Fighting

Sports quiz of the week: Cristiano Ronaldo, Anthony Joshua and the Open

Which sporting event this week features Hillocks, Whins, Jockie’s Burn, South America and Lucky Slap?<p>The Kentucky Derby<p>The Tour de France<p>The Open<p>The German Grand Prix<p>Which of these statements about new Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is not true?<p>He was born in Naples<p>He was a foreign currency trader …

Sports

Dillian Whyte: Pretender or Contender?

Dillian Whyte (23-1, 17KOs) is approaching a make-or-break night in his topsy-turvy professional career.<p>Hungrier than ever, the 30-year-old …

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Boxing gym rallies around single mother after the tragic death of her son

<b>A Sydney boxing gym is rallying around a single mother who tragically lost her son to a rare form of brain cancer earlier this month.</b><p>Avoca …

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