Boxing

10:11 PM ET Heavyweights Adam Kownacki and Chris Arreola have reputations for being in action-packed fights, so both are expecting more of the same when they face each other. Kownacki, the rising contender, and Arreola, the former three-time world title challenger on the back side of his career, met face-to-face at a news conference Tuesday
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2:41 PM ET Three of England’s best known boxers, former world titleholders Terry Flanagan and Rocky Fielding and longtime contender Martin Murray, will appear on the same card on July 12, MTK Global has announced. The card, which will take place at the Eventim Olympia in Fielding’s hometown of Liverpool, England, will stream live in
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4:18 PM ET Former heavyweight world titleholder Joseph Parker will face former world title challenger Alex Leapai later this month because a deal for him to face Eric Molina, a former two-time title challenger, fell apart. Parker, in the first fight of a three-fight deal with Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn that was announced earlier
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12:09 AM ET Tyson Fury defeated Tom Schwarz by TKO in the second round Saturday night to retain his lineal heavyweight title at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Fury floored Schwarz with a flurry of punches late in the second round. Schwarz beat the count, but Fury quickly pounced on him against
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11:52 PM ET LAS VEGAS — The light heavyweight fight between Jesse Hart and Sullivan Barrera was not an official eliminator for a shot at a world title but it might as well have been. Both entered their bout on Saturday night — the co-feature of lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury’s defense against Tom Schwarz
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8:00 PM ET Former heavyweight world title challengers Dereck Chisora and Artur Szpilka will square off on July 20 at the O2 Arena in London, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn announced Thursday. It’s another notable heavyweight fight added to a card that already is headlined by the showdown between top contender Dillian Whyte and Oscar
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9:57 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 Josh Warrington is becoming one of the U.K.’s most popular boxers and on Saturday makes a second defence of his IBF world featherweight title
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10:35 PM ET Lineal heavyweight champion Tyson Fury is in Las Vegas to fight, but by the look of things Wednesday, he might as well have been auditioning for his own stage show. The larger-than-life Fury, who defends his crown against Germany’s unbeaten Tom Schwarz on Saturday (ESPN+, 10 p.m. ET, with preliminaries on ESPN2
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8:54 PM ET Junior bantamweight world titleholder Khalid Yafai will make his mandatory defense against Norbelto Jimenez on June 29 at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn announced Wednesday. The bout will be part of the DAZN-streamed card headlined by middleweight world titlist Demetrius Andrade defending against Maciej
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8:40 PM ET Claressa Shields will aim for another slice of boxing history in her next fight. Shields, the only American boxer, male or female, to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals, has already unified two belts at super middleweight before dropping down to middleweight, where she unified all four major belts to become the undisputed
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