12:32 AM ET Ben Baby Close ESPN Staff Writer ESPN Staff Writer Previously a college football writer for The Dallas Morning News University of North… Read More »Can anyone at super middleweight beat Canelo Alvarez?
Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is an overwhelming favorite as he fights for the first time this year Saturday against Turkey’s Avni Yildirim with Alvarez’s WBC and… Read More »Alvarez takes on Yildirim with super middleweight domination in mind
7:37 AM ET The vast majority of the boxing world sees the outcome of Saturday’s super middleweight title defense by Canelo Alvarez in Miami a… Read More »Ringside Seat: Can Canelo Alvarez take care of business against Avni Yildirim?
On the surface, it would seem that betting on the Canelo Alvarez-Avni Yildirim super middleweight title fight in Miami on Saturday (7 p.m. ET, DAZN)… Read More »Alvarez vs. Yildirim: How to bet on a mismatch
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7:36 AM ET On Saturday, Feb. 20, lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez went to Top Rank Promotions president Todd duBoef with a simple question: “Are we… Read More »Teofimo Lopez-Top Rank relationship at risk; can it get fixed?
Watch any fighter that Eddy Reynoso has trained for any period of time and one thing that is immediately obvious is that all of them… Read More »Secret recipe for the best trainer in boxing
1:18 PM ET Triller just threw its name in the ring to promote the next fight of one of boxing’s rising stars. The upstart tech… Read More »Triller to promote Lopez’s next title defense
12:02 PM ET WBC heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury says he will absolutely fight twice in 2021, regardless of whether a megafight against Anthony Joshua… Read More »Fury to fight twice in ’21, hoping for Joshua
(Reuters) – World light-middleweight champion Claressa Shields has called for women’s world title bouts to be the same length as men’s fights, arguing that existing… Read More »Boxing: Women must be allowed to fight for as long as men, says Shields
9:27 AM ET Steve Kim Anna Katherine Clemmons Close Anna Katherine Clemmons is a contributing writer for ESPN The Magazine. Editor’s note: This story was… Read More »Canelo Alvarez loves puppies, giving gift bags and punching Mario Lopez
Avni Yildirim has as much business fighting Canelo Alvarez, the best boxer in the world, as the Pirates’ Bob Nutting has being named Major League… Read More »Don’t blame Canelo for this lame title matchup
11:28 AM ET The small, bold font at the bottom of a full-page spread in the Feb. 2 edition of Fanatik, a daily sports newspaper… Read More »Who is Avni Yildirim, the 40-1 underdog facing Canelo Alvarez?
12:04 AM ET LAS VEGAS — Many expected Saturday’s WBC junior lightweight title fight between Miguel Berchelt and Oscar Valdez to be a back-and-forth battle… Read More »Valdez stuns Berchelt, wins title with vicious KO
7:00 AM ET Eric WoodyardESPN FOR DAMIAN LILLARD, the game wasn’t over. Yes, the Portland Trail Blazers were trailing the Chicago Bulls by five points… Read More »Damian Lillard’s love for boxing fuels his fighting spirit
2:11 AM ET Oscar Valdez relished in the afterglow of proving a lot of doubters wrong on Saturday night, as his KO victory over Miguel… Read More »Oscar Valdez needed to fight the perfect fight to beat Miguel Berchelt, and he did just that
LAS VEGAS, NV – FEBRUARY 20: Oscar Valdez and Trainer Eddy Reynoso after the victory over Miguel Berchelt for the WBC super featherweight title at… Read More »Valdez looks like he’s on the cusp of greatness
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