After various snafus have scuttled previous fight dates for Denis Douglin, the super middleweight will face David Benavidez on Friday.
Max Kellerman will be co-hosting ESPN2’s “First Take” with Stephen A. Smith starting July 25, a gig that won’t interfere with his boxing work at HBO.
Denis Shafikov proved too much for Jemal Herring to handle during their ESPN-televised 10 rounder on Saturday. The Russian vet scored a final-round TKO.
With Friday’s funeral procession for Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest of All Time,’ we’re reminded of a icon who fought for more than heavyweight championships.
Light heavyweight contender Artur Beterbiev will kick things off with a fight against Ezequiel Madera on June 4 in the first of seven PBC on ESPN shows this summer.
Following his controversial draw on Sept. 12, Orlando Salido stopped by the ESPN Deportes studio to speak with Julio Cesar Chavez and the other hosts of “A Los Golpes.”
Leo Santa Cruz’s majority decision win over Abner Mares on Saturday delivered the largest boxing audience on ESPN since February 1998.
A large crowd is expected tonight at Staples Center in LA when Leo Santa Cruz and Abner Mares square off in a 12-round featherweight bout. The bout airs live on ESPN.
Shane Mosley says Don King’s attempted injunction and the Mares-Santa Cruz fight haven’t hurt ticket sales for his rematch with Ricardo Mayorga on Saturday.
The second edition of PBC on ESPN series, headlined by Danny García-Paulie Malignaggi on Aug. 1, delivered the largest boxing audience on ESPN since 1998.
ESPN announced that it has reached a multi-year agreement to televise Al Haymon’s Premier Boxing Champions series exclusively on the giant basic cable sports network beginning July 11. The new PBC on ESPN deal means the end of the long-running “Friday Night Fights” series, which will have its last show on May 22.
ESPN’s SportsCenter will televise live the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao press conference on Wednesday from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles at 4:30 p.m. ET.
On ESPN and Sirius, Top Rank Promotions CEO Bob Arum recently laid out how Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao became reality. Our own Michael Woods is here with more.