Boxing

LAS VEGAS — The Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight three weeks ago was a boxing spectacle that attracted worldwide attention and big business because of the personalities of the participants and the intrigue about what might happen if a top mixed martial artist crossed over to the ring to face an all-time-great boxer. But throughout that
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Like most boxing fans, former junior welterweight world titleholder Amir Khan is looking forward to seeing Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin battle for the unified middleweight world championship on Saturday night (HBO PPV, 8 ET) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. “This is going to be a very special fight,” said Khan, who will be
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Katie Taylor, the popular two-time Irish Olympian, will get a shot at a women’s lightweight world title. Taylor will challenge Anahi Esther Sanchez for a 135-pound crown on Oct. 28, on the undercard of unified heavyweight titleholder Anthony Joshua’s mandatory defense against Kubrat Pulev at Principality Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. “I’m delighted that the world
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