Boxing

3:33 PM ET Steve KimESPN The WBA has passed a resolution suspending heavyweight contender Jarrell Miller for six months for failing multiple drug tests prior to his June 1 bout with unified champion Anthony Joshua, which has since been postponed. Miller (23-0-1, 20 KOs), of Brooklyn, New York, tested positive for the substances GW1516, EPO
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Former unified bantamweight world titleholder Ryan Burnett, who is moving up in weight to the junior featherweight division, has signed a multi-fight promotional agreement with Top Rank, which announced the deal on Monday. Burnett’s first fight of the deal will be his already-scheduled bout against Jelbirt Gomera, a 12-rounder for a vacant regional junior featherweight
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What a great weekend of boxing. It featured what is so far the card of the year, on Friday night at The Forum in Inglewood, California, headlined by the highly entertaining junior bantamweight world championship rematch between Srisaket Sor Rungvisai and Juan Francisco Estrada. That great card also included a candidate for fight of the
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Before Robert Easter Jr. and Rances Barthelemy met for a vacant secondary lightweight world title on Saturday night, Easter predicted, “This fight is going to be a lot of action and I don’t think it’s going to make it to the final bell.” He was wrong on both counts, as the former world titleholders turned
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12:22 AM ET Steve KimESPN Regis Prograis captured the WBA junior welterweight title by halting the normally durable Kiryl Relikh in six rounds Saturday night and advanced to the final of the World Boxing Super Series 140-pound tournament with a TKO victory at the Cajundome in Lafayette, Louisiana. Prograis (24-0, 20 KOs) got to work
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7:25 PM ET 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 Daniel Dubois notched another knockout victim with a fourth-round win over Richard Lartey on Saturday. The unbeaten British heavyweight contender extended his professional record
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1:39 AM ET Steve KimESPN INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Juan Francisco Estrada defeated Srisaket Sor Rungvisai by unanimous decision to capture the WBC junior bantamweight title Friday night at the Forum in a rematch of last year’s battle that Sor Rungvisai won by majority decision. All three judges scored the fight for Estrada, 116-112 and 115-113
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BRISBANE, Australia — Former world welterweight champion Jeff Horn says he would relish an opportunity to fight Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez and prove to everyone he is no one-fight-wonder. Horn (19-1-1, 13 KOs), 31, famously defeated Manny Pacquiao in 2017 to become top dog in the welterweight division, but it didn’t last long with American
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