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Jones ready to hang up his gloves -- after one more fight

After thousands of rounds in the gym and in his fights, the countless miles of road work and decades of fighting, 49-year-old Roy Jones Jr. will step into the ring for his final bout, the 75th of his Hall of Fame career.
Via ESPN
12 days ago

Deontay Wilder: Americans 'don't know Anthony Joshua's name'

Deontay Wilder picked an interested front to wage a war of words on.
Via Sporting News
12 days ago

Fury legal battle cost UKAD thousands

UK Anti-Doping spent nearly £600,000 on legal fees in the long-running case involving former heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and his cousin Hughie Fury.
Via ESPN
12 days ago

Wilder: U.S. does not even know Joshua's name

Heavyweight world titlist Deontay Wilder has claimed America does not even know the name of Anthony Joshua and believes 'AJ' will never become a global icon without facing him.
Via ESPN
12 days ago

Groves: Eubank Jr heading for 'huge fall from grace'

George Groves has laughed off Chris Eubank Jr.'s behaviour and is in strong belief he is detached from reality.
Via ESPN
12 days ago

Crawford: shot at 147-lb titlist Horn 'real close'

2017 ESPN.com fighter of the year Terence Crawford says a fight with welterweight titlist Jeff Horn is "real close," while Top Rank Chairman Bob Arum says he hopes to get the fight confirmed "real soon."
Via ESPN
13 days ago

Prograis-Postol, Baranchyk-Yigit on for March 9

The Regis Prograis-Viktor Postol interim junior welterweight title bout will headline a March 9 card on Showtime.
Via ESPN
13 days ago

Hatton on Fury: 'Has he done too much damage?'

Ricky Hatton fears Tyson Fury may already have done "too much damage" to his career by the time he launches his comeback.
Via ESPN
13 days ago

Khan: Joshua needs to box in America

Amir Khan believes Anthony Joshua needs to box in America sooner rather if he is to become a global sporting star.
Via ESPN
13 days ago

Malignaggi: If McGregor is 'smart' he'll retire

Paulie Malignaggi has insisted that Conor McGregor should retire and walk away from any potential fights in either UFC or boxing.
Via ESPN
14 days ago

Amir Khan says Anthony Joshua needs U.S. fight to hit the big time

Amir Khan's own profile was raised by a number of bouts in the United States and he feels compatriot Anthony Joshua should follow suit.
Via Sporting News
14 days ago

Joshua-Parker showdown lands on Showtime

The heavyweight world title unification fight between Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker, scheduled for May 31 in Cardiff, Wales, will be televised by Showtime in the United States, the network announced Monday.
Via ESPN
14 days ago

Benn signs 2-year extension with Eddie Hearn

Welterweight prospect Conor Benn, the son of British legend and former middleweight and super middleweight world titlist Nigel Benn, has signed a two-year promotional contract extension with promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing.
Via ESPN
14 days ago

Weekend Scorecard: Murat Gassiev, Gilberto Ramirez and Jerwin Ancajas all deliver on expectations

The focus of the boxing world wasn't on the action in Sochi, Russia this weekend, but as Dan Rafael writes, the WBSS bout there stole the show.
Via ESPN
14 days ago

Ancajas may face fellow Filipino in next defense

The last time two Filipinos battled for a world boxing title was nearly a century ago.
Via ESPN
15 days ago

Ancajas could face fellow Filipino in next title defense

The last time two Filipinos battled for a world boxing title was nearly a century ago.
Via ESPN
15 days ago

Sounds familiar: Ancajas following the same path Pacquiao took

A Filipino southpaw with dynamite fists rises from poverty to become world champion. We've seen this before.
Via ESPN
15 days ago

'Zurdo' stops Ahmed, wants 'other champs' next

Super middleweight world titlist Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez was dominant in scoring a sixth-round TKO win over Habib Ahmed, then called out "the best in my division" in the hopes of landing a unification fight.
Via ESPN
16 days ago

Ancajas KO's Gonzalez in 10th to retain title

In his United States debut, Jerwin Ancajas retained his 115-pound world title for the fourth time as he knocked out Israel Gonzalez in the 10th round of Saturday night's undercard in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Via ESPN
16 days ago

Gassiev defeats Dorticos to earn spot in WBSS final

Murat Gassiev dramatically knocked out Yunier Dorticos in the waning seconds of the last round to punch his way into the World Boxing Super Series cruiserweight final.
Via ESPN
16 days ago

Okolie outpoints Chamberlain; fails to shine

Lawrence Okolie dominated cruiserweight rival Isaac Chamberlain to earn a unanimous decision victory in a scrappy affair that failed to live up to the pre-fight hype Saturday night in London.
Via ESPN
16 days ago

Ramirez faces busy year if he retains title

Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez is making his third defense of his 168-pound world title when he fights Habib "Wild Hurricane" Ahmed -- and with a win, could have three more fights in 2018.
Via ESPN
17 days ago
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