Boxing

In a surprising about-face, Mikey Garcia has vacated his junior welterweight world title and plans to instead defend his lightweight belt. On March 10 in San Antonio, Garcia won a unanimous decision against Sergey Lipinets to take a 140-pound world title. With the victory, Garcia also became a four-division titleholder and only the third fighter
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Unified cruiserweight world titleholder Oleksandr Usyk has informed World Boxing Super Series organizer Comosa AG that he has suffered a minor left elbow injury, forcing the tournament final against fellow unified titleholder Murat Gassiev to be postponed. Usyk, a southpaw, and Gassiev, who each hold two major 200-pound pound world titles, were scheduled to meet
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Canelo Alvarez underwent arthroscopic surgery to remove a bothersome cyst from his right knee Friday in Mexico. “I share that today I had to undergo an arthroscopic surgery to repair the internal femoral cartilage and eliminate a pathological fold of my right knee,” Alvarez wrote on social media in comments translated from Spanish. “I dismiss
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David Lemieux will try to climb his way to another world title opportunity. The former middleweight world titleholder will return to face Karim Achour in a scheduled 12-round bout on May 26 at the Videotron Centre in Quebec City, co-promoter Camille Estephan of Eye of the Tiger Management announced. The 29-year-old Lemieux (38-4, 33 KOs),
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