Boxing

The California State Athletic Commission has canceled all combat sports events in the state through May, according to an announcement Thursday from the state’s Department of Consumer Affairs. The measure was taken due to the coronavirus pandemic. “The Commission didn’t take this decision lightly and understands the potential economic loss to promoters and the industry
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The fight between unified junior welterweight world titleholder Jose Ramirez and mandatory challenger and former world titlist Viktor Postol has been postponed due to the coronavirus epidemic for a second time, Top Rank announced Tuesday. The Ramirez-Postol fight was originally scheduled to take place as the main event of a Top Rank Boxing on ESPN
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Days after boxing regulators in Japan announced that professional fights would resume with a card May 2, they reversed course. The Japan Boxing Commission and the Japan Professional Boxing Association met on Monday and decided to cancel all shows until mid-May due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has worsened in Japan. Previously, the JBC and
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Mar 31, 2020 Steve KimESPN As boxers sit idle with no fights on the horizon, each fighter has had to assess how they will react to this sudden, unexpected layoff. There are those with the means and accomplishments to stand pat and wait for their next opportunity, but not every fighter is so fortunate. Others
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Mar 30, 2020 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 Dan Rafael Close ESPN Senior Writer 2013 BWAA Nat Fleischer Award winner for excellence in boxing journalism ESPN.com boxing writer since 2005 Five years
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One day after he and his family were asked to stay home, eight-division boxing champion Manny Pacquiao says he has tested negative for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In a statement, the Philippines senator clarified that he had been in self-isolation after a special Senate session last Monday, and had used rapid testing kits from South
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