Boxing

Former junior lightweight titleholder Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas continued his comeback Thursday night with a TKO of “Lightning” Rod Salka at the end of the sixth round of a scheduled 10-rounder. The fight headlined a Golden Boy on ESPN card at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. Punch stats Punches Vargas Salka Landed
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After nearly 20 years of covering Floyd Mayweather’s career I have finally learned my lesson. Never underestimate the best boxer of his generation inside or outside of the ring. You might recall — I do, because I am reminded of it often by smart aleck readers — that in May 2016, Brett Okamoto, my ESPN
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Retired former super middleweight and light heavyweight world titleholder Andre Ward and noted trainers Freddie Roach and Naazim Richardson have joined the cast of the reboot of “The Contender” reality series. Premium cable network Epix, which will air 12 hour-long episodes of the Mark Burnett-produced series beginning in late August or September, announced their additions
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ESPN on Monday formally unveiled a slew of boxing programming initiatives for the forthcoming ESPN+ subscription streaming service, including the Jeff Horn-Terence Crawford welterweight world title fight that will be exclusive to the service. Horn (18-0-1, 12 KOs), of Australia, is due to make his second title defense against former undisputed junior welterweight world champion
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