Boxing

LINCOLN, Neb. — Two prominent heavyweight contenders, Bryant Jennings and Dillian Whyte, returned from long layoffs to score one-sided, knockout victories on the Terence Crawford-Julius Indongo undercard on Saturday night at the Pinnacle Bank Arena. Newly signed Top Rank big man Jennings (20-2, 11 KOs) returned from a 20-month layoff due to issues with his
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Junior lightweight Alberto “El Explosivo” Machado remained undefeated, scoring a 10-round unanimous decision over Carlos “The Solution” Morales on Friday night at the Complejo Ferial de Puerto Rico arena. Southpaw Machado, considered one of Puerto Rico’s top prospects, scored a knockdown in the second round but could not finish his crafty Mexican rival. Morales’ best
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Pound-for-pound king and unified light heavyweight world titleholder Andre Ward is coming to ESPN, at least outside of the ring. Ward will join ESPN’s boxing coverage for two major upcoming fights: Saturday’s undisputed junior welterweight world title bout between Terence Crawford and Julius Indongo and the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor junior middleweight spectacle on Aug. 26,
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Former welterweight world titleholder Shawn Porter has withdrawn from his fight on the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor undercard, Mayweather Promotions announced Thursday. Porter, looking to stay active while awaiting a probable interim welterweight title fight later in the year, was due to face Thomas Dulorme in a 10-round bout on the Fox-televised portion of the preliminary
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