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Miguel Berchelt retains WBC belt with knockout of Jonathan Victor Barros

Miguel Berchelt, the WBC junior lightweight title belt holder at 130 pounds, held on to that distinction with a third-round knockout of Jonathan Victor Barros on Saturday night in Merida, Mexico.Berchelt, a Mexico native, never left any doubt, improving his career record to 34-1. He first knocked Ba

SPORTING NEWS - 2018-06-24 18:53:34

Sor Rungvisai to fight in Thailand in July

However, the toast of Thailand has declined an opportunity for a fourth major fight in a row stateside and will instead participate in a nontitle bout in his homeland, which was announced on Saturday.

ESPN - 2018-06-24 17:19:45

Berchelt dominates Barros in 3rd-round KO

Junior lightweight world titleholder Miguel Berchelt, bigger, faster and stronger, imposed himself on Jonathan Victor Barros in a one-sided third-round knockout victory on Saturday night at the Poliforum Zamna in Berchelt's adopted hometown of Merida, Mexico.

ESPN - 2018-06-24 04:13:28

Ortiz pummels Salgado in third-round knockout

Power-punching junior welterweight Vergil Ortiz (10-0, 10 KOs) knocked out two-time former junior lightweight titleholder Juan Carlos Salgado (27-9-1, 16 KOs) with a vicious left hook to the body at 1:52 of the third round of a scheduled 10-round bout Saturday night.

ESPN - 2018-06-24 02:00:51

Taylor vs. Postol results: Josh Taylor recovers, retains WBC silver light welterweight belt

Josh Taylor had to dig deep to defend his WBC silver light welterweight crown against Viktor Postol on Saturday night. The Tartan Tornado, fighting in front of a packed SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, earned a hard-fought unanimous decision.The judges scored the 12-round fight 118-109, 117-110

SPORTING NEWS - 2018-06-23 23:38:10

Davies drills Kamanga with devastating punch - ESPN Video

Davies drills Kamanga with devastating punchOhara Davies knocks out Paul Kamanga with a powerful right-handed punch in the second round. For more Top Rank Boxing, check out ESPN+.

ESPN - 2018-06-23 19:36:47

Shields recovers from knockdown, beats Gabriels

Claressa Shields, the only American boxer to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals, had faced virtually no adversity through her brilliant amateur career or in her first five professional fights -- until Friday night.


Shields wins decision over Gabriels; Hammer next?

DETROIT (AP) Claressa Shields recovered from a first-round knockdown to unanimously outpoint Hanna Gabriels on Friday night.Gabriels appeared to catch Shields with a right uppercut around the midway point of the first round, sending the two-time Olympic champion to the canvas, but with a partisan cr


Claressa Shields wins 2 more titles with win over Hanna Gabriels

Claressa Shields can add the WBA and IBF World Middleweight Titles to her growing collection after a 10-round decision win over Hanna Gabriels in the main event of a Showtime boxing card on Friday. Shields suffered a quick scare early in the first round, and she was knocked down by a hard Gabriels u


Munguia to defend 154-lb belt against Smith

Junior middleweight world titleholder Jaime Munguia and mandatory challenger Liam "Beefy" Smith will square off on July 21 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The fight, announced by Golden Boy Promotions on Friday, will headline a "Boxing After Dark" card on HBO beginning at 10 p.m. ET/PT.


Shields vs. Gabriels fight results, live updates and round-by-round scoring

The only American to ever capture back-to-back Olympic gold medals, Claressa Shields makes her return to the ring on Friday night when she battles Hanna Gabriels for the vacant IBF and WBA middleweight titles from the Masonic Temple in Detroit.Shields (5-0, 2 KOs) is moving down in weight after winn


Skip Bayless surprises Shannon Sharpe for his 50th birthday … with a real goat

- You, my friend, have a big birthday coming up this coming Tuesday. Am I right about that? - I do. SKIP BAYLESS: It's number 50, in honor of Sean Lee, the best linebacker in all of football. It's your number 50. It's the Sean Lee birthday, right? No, number 50 is Sean Lee, the one and only. So b


How to watch Garcia vs. Murray on ESPN+

Martin Murray faces Roberto Garcia in a middleweight bout Saturday night in London.Mark Robinson/Getty Images


Shields vs. Gabriels fight card: Full undercard list leading up to main event

In addition to the return of Claressa Shields, Saturday's bout against Hanna Gabriels will also feature Christina Hammer in the co-feature. Claressa Shields will try and capture the vacant IBF and WBA world middleweight titles when she takes on Hanna Gabriels in the main event of a three-fight Showt


Shields vs. Gabriels: Time, TV schedule for Showtime Boxing

Claressa Shields and Hanna Gabriels will headline a Showtime boxing card, and we have all you need to know to watch. On Friday, two-time Olympic gold medalist Claressa Shields will face Hanna Gabriels in the main event of a three-fight Showtime boxing card. The bout is for the vacant IBF and WBA wor


Claressa Shields set to prove her greatness by fighting anyone, regardless of weight

For all of the attention lightweight champion and pound-for-pound king Vasiliy Lomachenko has received in recent years by rising dramatically in weight and fighting for titles at such a historically quick pace, Claressa Shields isn't too far behind.Like the Ukranian wizard, Shields (5-0, 2 KOs) is a


White swipes at Hearn over $500m Joshua deal

"I said: 'Yeah, I'm not looking for you to leave Eddie, we can all work together, I think we can do a lot for you here in the United States.'


Ellis to take on Mosquera in welterweight bout

Ellis (19-0, 13 KOs), 25, of Boston, is one of Golden Boy's best prospects and seemed ready to break out after an impressive first-round knockout win over fellow prospect Eddie Gomez in December 2016. But Ellis was limited to just one fight in 2017. After another 11 months out of the ring, Ellis ret


On this day 15 years ago, Lennox Lewis defeated Vitali Klitschko in heavyweight classic

A day like today but 15 years ago, two of the greatest heavyweights of the last decades clashed.@LennoxLewisgot the victory over Vitali, who suffered a big cut that didn´t allow him to keep fighting.#WBC#Legendspic.twitter.com/aabr3wpsNy— World Boxing Council (@WBCBoxing)June 21, 2018


Shields is well on her way to stardom

She was the best female amateur boxer in the world for years, fashioning a 77-1 record (loss avenged) and becoming the only American fighter, male or female, to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals in 2012 and 2016.