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Sampson Boxing outbids Top Rank for Josh Taylor-Apinun Khongsong title fight

In a surprise, promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing on Friday won the purse bid for the fight between unified junior welterweight world titlist Josh Taylor and mandatory challenger Apinun Khongsong.Lewkowicz, Khongsong's co-promoter, bid $1.32 million to gain promotional...

Who is Ivan Redkach and why is he fighting Danny Garcia on Saturday?

Danny Garcia's 13-year career has made him well-known in the world of boxing. He's won world titles at junior welterweight and welterweight and has faced some of the biggest names in the sport, including Keith Thurman, Shawn Porter, Zab...

Frank Warren keen on Daniel Dubois-Joe Joyce EBU title fight

6:00 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 showPromoter Frank Warren is working on matching unbeaten British fighters Daniel Dubois...

Cris Cyborg ‘absolutely’ interested in boxing after Julia Budd fight

LOS ANGELES -- Cris Cyborg has a difficult task this weekend. Then, with a win, options could open up for her in a big way -- across multiple sports.Cyborg, one of the best fighters in women's mixed martial arts...

Jose Ramirez, Viktor Postol bout may be rescheduled due to Wuhan coronavirus

Unified junior welterweight world titlist Jose Ramirez's mandatory defense against Viktor Postol, scheduled for Feb. 1 as the main event of the Top Rank Boxing on ESPN card at Mission Hills Resort Haikou in Haikou, China, is in jeopardy...

Middleweight world titlist Demetrius Andrade signs four-fight extension with Matchroom Boxing

Middleweight world titlist Demetrius Andrade has taken care of an important piece business outside of the ring a week before he attempts to handle important business inside the ring.Andrade has signed a four-fight contract extension with Matchroom Boxing, announcing...

Former world titlist Andrew Cancio signs multifight deal with Top Rank

Two months after being released by Golden Boy Promotions, former junior lightweight world titlist Andrew Cancio has signed a multifight deal with Top Rank, a company rich with talent in his weight class.Top Rank announced on Thursday the expected...

Ex-titleholder Andy Ruiz parts ways with trainer Manuel Robles

3:36 AM ETSteve KimESPN As former heavyweight titleholder Andy Ruiz continues his career, he will be doing so without trainer Manuel Robles Jr., who confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday night that he has parted ways with the boxer he...

Olympic boxing, soccer qualifiers in China affected by virus

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Olympic qualifying events in two sports were moved from the Chinese city of Wuhan on Wednesday because of an outbreak of a deadly viral illness.A four-nation Asian qualifying group for the women's soccer tournament was...

Esquiva Falcao-Ainiwaer Yilixiati fight to be co-feature on Feb. 1 card

Middleweight contender Esquiva Falcao will fight Ainiwaer Yilixiati in a 10-round bout that will serve as the co-feature of the Top Rank Boxing on ESPN card on Feb. 1 (ESPN, 10 p.m. ET), Top Rank announced on Thursday.Falcao (25-0,...

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