Boxing

Terence Crawford and Errol Spence are the latest fighters to break hearts of boxing fans

Almost every weekend there are boxes on your TV or streaming available. Often they are good, fascinating and entertaining fights. But Terence Crawford vs Errol Spence didn’t turn out to be another good, intriguing and entertaining fight. It was a generational battle between two of the top three or five fighters in the world. It …

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Haney beats Kambosos to retain undisputed lightweight title

American Devin Haney kept his unbeaten record intact on Sunday by beating Australia’s George Kambosos with his thundering right hand in a rematch to remain the undisputed world lightweight champion. The highly rated 23-year-old successfully defended his WBC, WBA, IBF and WBO belts at Melbourne’s Rod Laver Arena in a unanimous decision, with one judge …

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Biggest puncher of all? Deontay Wilder’s frightening power is unmatched

Deontay Wilder added to his record No. 42 KO with a vicious right hand Saturday in Brooklyn. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) The history books will be kind – very kind – when Deontay Wilder finally decides to hang up his gloves and await the countdown to his induction into the International Boxing Hall of …

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Deontay Wilder and Caleb Plant deliver back-to-back brutal KOs

Deontay Wilder beats Robert Helenius in the first round during their WBC World Heavyweight Title Eliminator Fight at the Barclays Center on October 15, 2022 in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) When Caleb Plant walked out of the ring after a vicious one-hit knockout of Anthony Dirrell in a super middleweight bout …

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Devin Haney again outclasses George Kambosos Jr. to retain the undisputed lightweight title

Devin Haney easily defended his undisputed lightweight title in his rematch against George Kambosos Jr in Australia on Sunday. (Photo by Mikey Williams/Top Rank Inc via Getty Images) DevinHaney easily surpassed George Kambosos Jr for the second time in four months on Saturday to retain his undisputed lightweight title with a lopsided win at Rod …

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Claressa Shields’ Fight of the Year contender highlights banner year for women’s boxing

Claressa Shields beats Savannah Marshall in their fight for the undisputed middleweight title on Saturday in London. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images) In the Chinese calendar, 2022 is the year of the tiger. In boxing, it’s the year of the woman. Female boxers have broken the glass ceiling in an impressive way in 2022, showing …

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Claressa Shields beats Savannah Marshall to claim the undisputed thirdweight division title

Claressa Shields reacts after announcing her unanimous decision victory over Savanah Marshall. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images) Claressa Shields faced by far the biggest test of her incredible boxing career on Saturday. She set out to meet her biggest rival in front of 20,000 fans cheering her on with all their might Savannah Marshall to …

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Alycia Baumgardner wins split decision over Mikaela Mayer to unify super featherweight titles

Alycia Baumgardner celebrates with her belts after defeating Mikaela Mayer at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday. (Photo by James Chance/Getty Images) The bitterness that existed in between Alycia Baumgardner and Michael Mayer An intense, high-contact bout ensued throughout the build-up to their super featherweight title fight on Saturday at the O2 Arena in …

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Undisputed champion Haney prepared to punish Kambosos again in the rematch

Undisputed world lightweight champion Devin Haney says he has “all the answers” for George Kambosos as they meet in Melbourne on Sunday in a title rematch. The undefeated American toppled the Australian on points by unanimous decision in June to become the first undisputed lightweight champion in modern boxing history since Pernell Whitaker in 1990. …

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Claressa Shields is the smart choice in the title fight despite the power of Savannah Marshall

Claressa Shields has battled the top women in three weight classes since turning pro after winning her second gold medal at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. As a pro, Shields has always been a huge favorite. On Saturday in London, however, she’s only marginally better than a 6-5 favorite against Savannah Marshall, …

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