Boxing

Jeff Horn’s rapid ascent to the top of world boxing is just the start of Dean Lonergan’s ambitious plan to revive the sport in Australia. The Duco Events boss is plotting for a fresh crop of fighters to follow the Horn blueprint and go from anonymous domestic battlers to rich international stars. Gary Corcoran attempts
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BRISBANE, Australia — Jeff Horn’s successful welterweight title defence has all but earned him a date in Las Vegas with America’s best pound-for-pound boxer Terence Crawford. The Australian managed to stop British challenger Gary Corcoran in the 11th round of their title fight in Brisbane on Wednesday night to improve his professional record to 18-0-1
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A roundup of the past week’s notable boxing results from around the world: Saturday at New York Vasiliy Lomachenko TKO6 Guillermo Rigondeaux — Full RecapRetains a junior lightweight titleRecords: Lomachenko (10-1, 8 KOs); Rigondeaux (17-1, 11 KOs) Vasiliy Lomachenko’s dominating victory over Guillermo Rigondeaux is another example of what he does: snatch the heart and
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The ravages of a 21-year ring career filled with grueling fights finally became enough for former four-time, two-division world titleholder Orlando Salido. Salido, who won world titles at featherweight and junior lightweight and thrilled boxing fans with a series of epic slugfests over the years, announced his retirement from boxing on Saturday night. Salido had
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Dec 9, 2017 Nick Parkinson Close •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 show LONDON — Lee Selby ended a miserable 2017 on a high with a comfortable and classy points win over Eduardo Ramirez on Saturday. Selby
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