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Callum Smith set to fight Nieky Holzken after Juergen Braehmer withdraws

Feb 20, 2018ESPN staffCallum Smith is preparing to take on seven-time world champion kickboxer Nieky Holzken in the World Boxing Super Series semifinal on Saturday after the withdrawal of original opponent Juergen Braehmer.With WBA Super champion George Groves...

Top Rank Boxing ‘Beltran vs. Moses’ Recap

Immigrants — they get the job done. Even in takes four tries. On his fourth attempt to win the WBO lightweight title, Mexico’s Reymundo Beltran (35-7-1, 21 KOs) finally got it done, decisioning former WBA lightweight champion Paulus...

Andy Lee announces retirement from boxing

Ireland's Andy Lee, who won a middleweight world title after a stellar amateur career, announced his retirement from boxing on Tuesday.Lee, 33, appearing on the Irish radio broadcaster Newstalk's "Off The Ball" sports show, said he was done...

Danny Garcia tells Shawn Porter ‘get the f— out of here!’

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports Danny Garcia created some fireworks during his knockout win over Brandon Rios on Saturday night at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, and the fireworks continued in the ring even after the fight.The...

Evander Holyfield’s Real Deal Boxing announces eight-man welterweight tournament beginning in April

Late last year, Evander Holyfield's Real Deal Boxing promotional company and the WBC announced that they would team up to stage an eight-man single-elimination tournament in the welterweight division.On Monday, they announced the participants in the Jose Sulaiman...

Undefeated John Vera to face Michel Soro in junior middleweight eliminator on March 24

Junior middleweight John Vera is headed overseas to fight for the right for a world title shot.Vera, of Fort Worth, Texas, will take on Michel Soro on March 24 on Soro's turf in Marseilles, France, Roy Jones Jr....

My ‘son’ Floyd Mayweather has walked out of rematch talks

5:16 AM ETESPN staffConor McGregor claims Floyd Mayweather has abandoned talks over a lucrative rematch and says he's proud of his "son" for opting to stay retired.Mayweather (50-0, 27 KOs) stopped McGregor after 10 rounds of their August...

‘Upset’ Chris Eubank Jr. needs to make wholesale changes after George Groves defeat

9:28 AM ETNick ParkinsonClose•Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation's Boxing Matters showSome will argue that Chris Eubank Jr.'s sizeable ego can handle...

Danny Garcia scores highlight-reel knockout, Victor Ortiz gets gift in draw

A roundup of the past week's notable boxing results from around the world:Saturday at Las VegasDanny Garcia TKO9 Brandon Rios - Full recapWelterweight - Title eliminatorRecords: Garcia (34-1, 20 KOs); Rios (34-4-1, 25 KOs)Punch statsPunchesGarciaRiosLanded188109Thrown614605Percent31%18%-- Courtesy of CompuBoxRafael's...

Danny Garcia KOs Brandon Rios with brutal punch

Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports Danny Garcia took care of Brandon Rios in Saturday’s welterweight title eliminator, and emerged victorious in a big way.Garcia caught Rios with a brutal right cross in the ninth round, which knocked his...

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Pac-12 commissioner releases statement on UCLA players

James Snook-USA TODAY Sports The three UCLA basketball players who were arrested for shoplifting in China last week were on a plane...

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