Boxing

1:17 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN The Errol Spence Jr.-Terence Crawford undisputed welterweight championship fight is in jeopardy because of a lingering dispute regarding the contract, sources told ESPN. If the pay-per-view fight set for Las Vegas is finalized, it won’t take place on the targeted date of Nov. 19 but rather in December or even
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BIRDSVILLE, Australia — A sea of beer can-clenching, rowdy folk in flannelette shirts and cowboy hats are huddled in near darkness at Fred Brophy’s feet. The Australian outback icon is fitted out in his customary red shirt, faded blue jeans and dark brown boots, crouching on a raised platform and beating a bass drum as
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3:08 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Sunny Edwards will defend his 112-pound title against Felix Alvarado on Nov. 11 in Sheffield, England, the champion’s promoter, Probellum, announced on Thursday. Edwards (18-0, 4 KOs) was in talks for a title unification bout with Julio Cesar Martinez, ESPN’s No. 1 flyweight, but no deal was reached. Instead, Edwards
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Women’s boxing titlists Natasha Jonas and Marie-Eve Dicaire are one step closer to bringing all the belts in the junior middleweight division together. Jonas and Dicaire have agreed to a unification fight on Nov. 12 in Manchester, England, putting Jonas’ WBC and WBO and Dicaire’s IBF titles on the line. It’s been a busy 2022
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WBO junior featherweight champion Segolene Lefebvre has pulled out of the second defense of her title in October due to a right hand injury she suffered in sparring. Lefebvre posted the news on Instagram on Monday, saying she had to have “emergency surgery for a dislocated fracture of the first metacarp,” according to a translation
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3:41 PM ET Mike CoppingerESPN Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury said on Instagram that a self-imposed 5 p.m. Monday deadline in the United Kingdom has passed without a signed contract returned from Anthony Joshua for a proposed Dec. 3 bout in Cardiff, Wales, and that he’s now pulled the deal off the table. Fury made the
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LOS ANGELES — Umar Kremlev will remain the president of the International Boxing Association after the amateur sport’s governing body voted against holding a new election Sunday, a decision that puts the Olympic future of boxing in serious doubt. The International Olympic Committee issued a statement saying it was “extremely concerned” about the Olympic future
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7:14 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 MANCHESTER, ENGLAND — Joe Joyce provided more proof he is ready for a world heavyweight title shot by coming through a fierce fight to
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7:27 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 MANCHESTER, England — Amanda Serrano resumed normal service on Saturday, responding to her second professional defeat earlier this year by picking up another world
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