Boxing

Lightweight Devin Haney and featherweight Ruben Villa, two of ESPN.com’s top 15 boxing prospects, cruised to lopsided unanimous decisions against previously undefeated opponents expected to provide competition on Friday night at StageWorks in Shreveport, Louisiana. Headlining on Showtime’s “ShoBox: The New Generation,” Haney (21-0, 13 KOs) dropped Xolisani Ndongeni (25-1, 13 KOs) in the second
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Welterweight world titlist and pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford and former unified junior welterweight titleholder Amir Khan are scheduled to appear at a news conference on Tuesday at a London hotel to announce they will meet this spring. Top Rank, Crawford’s promoter, sent out a media advisory on Friday afternoon saying that “WBO welterweight world champion
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On that note, fights between the best fighters from the Top Rank and Premier Boxing Champions stables. Make some trades if necessary but stop depriving the fighters and the fans of many of the best fights. New announcing gigs for the great Jim Lampley and Roy Jones Jr. in the wake of HBO’s sad boxing
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Floyd Mayweather’s KO victory in Round 1 over kickboxing sensation Tenshin Nasukawa in a boxing exhibition on New Year’s Eve in Saitama, Japan, was as easy as it was effective. Mayweather dropped Nasukawa multiple times in the first of a scheduled three rounds to earn $9 million, according to the “Pretty Boy.” The fight lasted
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All along Floyd Mayweather insisted his three-round welterweight boxing exhibition fight with Japanese kickboxing star Tenshin Nasukawa was supposed to be “all about entertainment.” Mayweather preached that line throughout the unusual build up to the bout that was first on with no rules announced, then off when Mayweather suddenly backed out and then back on
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Donnie Nietes, one of the Philippines’ all-time great boxers, succeeded in his quest to win a world title in a fourth division on Monday. Nietes claimed a hard-fought split decision victory against Kazuto Ioka to win a vacant junior bantamweight belt in the action-packed main event of a world title tripleheader at the Wynn Palace
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