Category archives for: Boxing

Lee to make first title defense against Quillin

Middleweight titleholder Andy Lee will make his first defense against “Kid Chocolate” Peter Quillin, the man who vacated the belt Lee won, after a deal was made on Thursday for mandatory challenger Billy Joe Saunders to step aside and allow Lee to defend View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

Mayweather-Pacquiao TV deal set? Not so fast

HBO and Showtime have agreed on how they would broadcast a fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao, promoter Bob Arum said Thursday, leaving only two remaining issues to be settled before the much anticipated May 2 fight can be signed. View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

Psychiatrist: Release Taylor but monitor him

A psychiatrist who evaluated boxer Jermain Taylor at his attorneys’ request says he should be released, but made to wear an ankle monitor and submit to random drug and alcohol testing. View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

Donaire to fight Prado March 28 in Philippines

Nonito Donaire will fight in his native Philippines for only the fourth time in his career, when he faces William Prado on March 28 in Pasay City. View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

Making The Rounds: Golovkin-Murray Preview

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IBF strips Taylor of middleweight world title

The IBF stripped Jermain Taylor of his middleweight world title Friday, hours before he was originally scheduled to make his first defense. View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

Albert to return to NBC Sports to call boxing

Famed broadcaster Marv Albert is coming back to boxing. View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

Caballero (ankle) withdraws from 1st defense

Bantamweight titleholder Randy Caballero suffered an ankle injury during his training camp and withdrew Tuesday from his first defense, Golden Boy Promotions announced. View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

FNF Best Of January

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Salido to make 1st defense against Martinez

Junior lightweight titlist Orlando Salido, who has had great success in world title bouts in Puerto Rico, is headed back to hostile turf to make his first defense against former two-time titleholder Roman “Rocky” Martinez on April 11 at the Coliseo Jose M View full post on ESPN.com – Boxing

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