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Errol Spence Jr. Beats Kell Brook via TKO in 11th Round

Errol Spence Jr. (22-0-0, 19 KOs) continued his rise up the welterweight rankings on Saturday, beating IBF world welterweight title holder Kell Brook (36-2-0, 25 KOs) in the latter's hometown of Sheffield, England, after the referee called for the bell in the 11th round. Late in the fight, Spence began taking control. Show More Summary

Floyd Mayweather Hopeful Fight with Conor McGregor Will Happen

In an interview set to air Saturday, Floyd Mayweather expressed hope that he can get a deal done to fight Conor McGregor. According to Mike Dyce of Fansided.com, Mayweather told DJ Whoo Kid of Eminem's SiriusXM channel Shade 45 the following...Show More Summary

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Targeting Fall Fight, Showtime Exec Says

If the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor boxing match gets signed, the target date for the bout will be sometime this fall. Showtime Sports executive vice president Stephen Espinoza said in an interview with FightHype that Mayweather "badly"...Show More Summary

Oscar De La Hoya Slams Potential Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor 'Circus'

Boxing legend Oscar De La Hoya penned an open letter Thursday calling on fans to boycott a potential fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor out of respect for the sport of boxing. "To my fellow boxing fans, I write in the hopes that together we can protect the sport of boxing," De La Hoya wrote, per ESPN.com's Dan Rafael. Show More Summary

Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence Jr.: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV Info

Errol Spence Jr. will be the latest contender to try to take Kell Brook's IBF welterweight title this Saturday, with the pair poised to collide at Sheffield's Bramall Lane. This will be the fifth bout in succession that Brook has fought...Show More Summary

Miguel Cotto vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai Title Fight Reportedly Agreed to

Dan Rafael of ESPN.com reported on Wednesday that Miguel Cotto and Yoshihiro Kamegai agreed to fight for the vacant WBO light middleweight title on Aug. 24 at the StubHub Center in Carson, California. The fight will be live on HBO. This...Show More Summary

Conor McGregor 'Only Training Boxing' Ahead of Potential Floyd Mayweather Fight

In an effort to prepare for a potential fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr., UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is only training in boxing at the moment. According to TMZ Sports, McGregor's rep said the Irishman is solely focused...Show More Summary

Andre Dirrell's Uncle Suspended for Sucker Punching Jose Uzcategui After Fight

The WBC suspended Leon Lawson Jr., uncle of Andre Dirrell, indefinitely after he punched Jose Uzcategui following Dirrell's disqualification victory Saturday, ESPN.com's Dan Rafael reported Monday. " The actions, which have been seen all over the world in which Mr. Show More Summary

Adrien Broner Serving 3 Days in Jail After Pleading Guilty to Disorderly Conduct

Boxer Adrien Broner will spend the next three days in jail due to contempt of court. As FOX19 reported, the 27-year-old pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of disorderly conduct in relation to an incident in 2014. Having failed to show...Show More Summary

Anthony Joshua Wants to Fight on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather Undercard

Heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has hinted he would be keen to fight on the undercard of a potential clash between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. Mayweather and Joshua met at a press event, and the Englishman joked to Money...Show More Summary

Terence Crawford Beats Felix Diaz Via Technical Knockout in 11th Round

Terence Crawford is on a mission to unify the belts at junior welterweight, but it's becoming readily apparent he needs to seek out new challenges soon. The 29-year-old from Nebraska has thoroughly dominated the some of the best theShow More Summary

Floyd Mayweather Wants Gervonta Davis, Badou Jack on Conor McGregor Undercard

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have yet to formally agree to a superfight, but that didn't stop the unbeaten boxing star from putting together a prospective card. In an interview with Showtime, Mayweather said he'd prefer to have...Show More Summary

Andre Dirrell's Uncle Wanted by Police for Punching Jose Uzcategui After Fight

Andre Dirrell won the interim 168-pound title fight Saturday when his opponent, Jose Uzcategui, was disqualified for knocking Dirrell out after the eighth-round bell. However, the disqualification took a backseat when Dirrell's uncle punched Uzcategui after the fight. Show More Summary

Keith Thurman Undergoes Elbow Surgery, Expected to Miss at Least 6 Months

Welterweight boxing champion Keith Thurman announced Friday that he will miss six months after undergoing surgery on his right elbow. According to ESPN.com's Dan Rafael, Thurman said the surgery was successful and preached the importance...Show More Summary

Conor McGregor Applies for Boxing License Before Possible Floyd Mayweather Fight

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor submitted an application to the Nevada State Athletic Commission to acquire a boxing license ahead of a potential fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. George Gigney of Boxing News Online received confirmation...Show More Summary

Floyd Mayweather Refuses to Answer Question About Potential Conor McGregor Fight

Floyd Mayweather would not address speculation that his anticipated fight with Conor McGregor is close to fruition Thursday when he made an appearance in London to promote Saturday's bout between Gervonta Davis and Liam Walsh. "This is a Liam Walsh and Gervonta Davis press conference, let's focus on these two competitors," Mayweather told reporters. Show More Summary

Terence Crawford vs. Felix Diaz: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV Info

Boxing fans who have watched Terence "Bud" Crawford (30-0, 21 KOs ) evolve into one of the sport's best all-around fighters may have the nagging feeling that something is lacking when he takes on Felix Diaz on Saturday at Madison Square...Show More Summary

Floyd Mayweather Favored vs. Conor McGregor in Opening Odds

Undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. will open as a definitive betting favorite over UFC's Conor McGregor if their fight becomes official. Joe Osborne of OddsShark passed along the opening lines: Mayweather (-750), McGregor (+475). On...Show More Summary

Conor McGregor Signs Floyd Mayweather Contract, Awaits Response in 'Coming Days'

Conor McGregor has confirmed he has signed a contract to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. and is waiting for the boxer to sign "in the coming days." Per TheMacLife.com's John Balfe, The Notorious said in a statement: "It is an honour to sign...Show More Summary

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Allegedly Robbed by Women of $3M Fight Check in Las Vegas

A group of women allegedly robbed Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. of his $3 million fight purse from his May 6 defeat to Saul Alvarez in Las Vegas. According to ESPN Deportes' Salvador Rodríguez (via the Daily Mail), Chavez's wife, Frida, said...Show More Summary

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