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What was it like to stage a boxing event with no fans allowed?

12:19 PM ETSteve KimESPN While boxing events throughout the United States were being postponed and canceled this past weekend amid the growing concerns over the spread of the coronavirus, one nationally televised card did take place this past Friday...

UK Anti-Doping to look into Tyson Fury allegations

LONDON -- Britain’s anti-doping body is expected to look into allegations in a newspaper report in which a farmer said he was offered money to provide an alibi in support of Tyson Fury for a case involving the...

A decade on, Frazer Clarke is on the cusp of his Olympic dream

Frazer Clarke is a few fights away from achieving an Olympic dream that has eluded him for 10 years, longer than any other British boxer in the amateur game, and he knows this is his final shot.Clarke will fight...

CSAC cancels all combat sports events through March 31

All combat sports events scheduled to take place in California through the end of March were called off Thursday as a result of the coronavirus pandemic."Based on guidance issued by California Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of...

Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame announces class of 2020

The Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame on Tuesday unveiled the 2020 induction class -- the Las Vegas shrine's eighth -- and it includes 10 fighters and four non-boxers, all of whom had fights in Nevada or were connected to...

Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Bobo Olson II

On March 13, 1952 at the Civic Auditorium in San Francisco, California, Sugar Ray Robinson, from Harlem by way of Ailey, Georgia, fought Bobo Olson, from Honolulu, Hawaii, in the second of their four fights. Their first bout was...

Townsville to host Jeff Horn-Tim Tszyu mega fight

Queensland Country Bank Stadium in Townsville will be the venue to host the much anticipated Jeff Horn vs. Tim Tszyu super welterweight fight on Wednesday, April 22nd, sources have told ESPN.The North Queensland location has beaten out Sydney's Bankwest...

WBSS postpones final of cruiserweight tournament due to coronavirus

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the World Boxing Super Series on Saturday announced that the final of its second-season cruiserweight tournament has been postponed.World titleholder Yunier Dorticos and former world titlist Mairis Briedis were due to meet in...

Oleksandr Usyk to fight Dereck Chisora with Anthony Joshua unavailable

Heavyweight Oleksandr Usyk, the unbeaten former undisputed cruiserweight world champion, is in a mandatory position to challenge three-belt titleholder Anthony Joshua but has no plans to sit around waiting for that fight, which would not happen until this fall,...

Ex-champ Adrien Broner arrested in Miami for DUI

1:19 PM ETSteve KimESPN The troubles continue for former four-time world champion Adrien Broner, who was arrested on Friday night in Miami on DUI charges.TMZ.com first reported that the 30-year-old Broner was pulled over at 8:45 p.m. and...

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