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Fury’s potential opponents at heavyweight

2:02 PM ETSteve KimESPN In what was a stunning turn of events, it was announced on Monday that Tyson Fury and his promoter, Frank Warren, had signed a co-promotional deal with Top Rank that will see his bouts air...

Vasiliy Lomachenko to face Anthony Crolla on April 12 in Los Angeles

Pound-for-pound king Vasiliy Lomachenko will defend his unified lightweight world title against mandatory challenger Anthony Crolla on April 12 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles after their camps made a deal Tuesday night.The deal for the fight, which...

What major fight lies ahead for Leo Santa Cruz? Here are some options

Opening Bell: Santa Cruz sweepstakesLeo Santa Cruz, as expected, easily retained his featherweight world title for the third time, outclassing late-replacement opponent Rafael Rivera on Saturday night at the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Then the...

Manuel Charr vs. Fres Oquendo canceled with contract unsigned

The fight between secondary heavyweight world titlist Manuel Charr and mandatory challenger Fres Oquendo, already long overdue, has been canceled.The fight was on at least its third date -- April 6 in Munich -- but was canceled when Oquendo...

Joe Louis—America’s Hero Betrayed

The story of Joe Louis is a quintessential American story. Sandwiched between the controversial Jack Johnson and Muhammad Ali, Louis was one of the greatest yet least controversial heavyweights of all time. This superb documentary traces the career of...

Rising heavyweight star Filip Hrgovic inks deal with promoter Eddie Hearn

Heavyweight Filip Hrgovic, one of the best prospects in boxing, signed a co-promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn on Thursday.Team Sauerland, which signed Hrgovic after he claimed a bronze medal for Croatia at the 2016 Rio Olympics,...

Twisted Fate—The Hilton Family

Meet the Fighting Hiltons. There are five brothers. All five fought as amateurs. Four of the five fought professionally. Their father was Canadian champion for 10 years. Their grandfather and great grandfather also fought. Boxing was in their blood,...

Deontay Wilder, Tyson Fury purse bid delayed with rematch deal close

The purse bid for the rematch between heavyweight world titleholder Deontay Wilder and lineal champion Tyson Fury, which was scheduled for Tuesday, was postponed for a second time as the sides get closer on a deal that could be...

Ramirez shows how far he has come with hard-fought win

Opening Bell: Ramirez comes of ageAfter Jose Ramirez's 2012 U.S. Olympic appearance, he came into the pros as a heralded 21-year-old prospect with a great left hook who was still in need of a lot of development. I saw...

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Pelicans to continue playing Anthony Davis but cut his minutes

New Orleans Pelicans interim general manager Danny Ferry met with disgruntled star Anthony Davis this week and informed him the team would continue playing...