Boxing

3:16 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 Alexander Povetkin and Dillian Whyte will face each other in a heavyweight rematch on March 6, promoter Matchroom announced Friday. Despite the United Kingdom
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Former light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev has tested positive for banned substances ahead of his next fight. The 37-year-old’s test by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association showed external testosterone and metabolites, according to results obtained by ESPN on Thursday. The sample was taken on Dec. 30 and now places his fight on Jan. 30 against Bektemir
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When Teofimo Lopez stepped into the ring to face Vasiliy Lomachenko in a lightweight title unification fight, the stakes seemed simple enough. If Lopez upset one of the sport’s top pound-for-pound fighters, he would immediately position himself as one of the best in the 135-pound division, and one of boxing’s biggest attractions. When Lopez won
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6:30 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 David Avanesyan’s European welterweight title fight with Josh Kelly has been postponed again after professional boxing in the United Kingdom was suspended for January
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