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New belt for Shields-Marshall to honor late queen

11:38 AM ET There will be more than the undisputed middleweight championship on the line when Savannah Marshall and Claressa Shields fight at the O2 Arena in London next Saturday. The WBC has announced it has created the Elizabethan Belt to award to the winner of Shields-Marshall in honor of Queen Elizabeth

Benn fails drugs test; Eubank fight in balance

9:30 AM ETNick ParkinsonClose•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 Christopher Lee/Getty Images Conor Benn's fight against Chris Eubank Jr. on Saturday hangs in the balance after the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC)

Benn fails drugs test, Eubank Jr. fight ‘still on’

7:53 AM ETNick ParkinsonClose•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 Conor Benn will still fight Chris Eubank Jr. on Saturday according to his promoter Matchroom, despite confirmation on Wednesday that Benn has failed

Ex-WBC champ Figueroa facing DWI charge

10:17 AM ET Former WBC junior featherweight champion Brandon Figueroa was arrested Sunday for allegedly driving while intoxicated, jail records in Hidalgo County, Texas, show. Tests showed the 25-year-old Figueroa's blood alcohol content was greater than .15, nearly double the state limit of .08. The Weslaco, Texas, native was released on a $1,000

Source: Cordina injures hand; Rakhimov fight off

9:00 PM ETMike CoppingerESPN Joe Cordina's junior lightweight title defense vs. Shavkat Rakhimov, scheduled for Nov. 5 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is off after Cordina suffered a hand injury that will require surgery, a source told ESPN. The IBF informed Cordina (15-0, 9 KOs) on Monday that he has

The rebirth of one of boxing’s biggest rivalries: Benn vs. Eubank

11:29 AM ETNick ParkinsonClose•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 Chris Eubank was making his way to the ring for his first fight with Nigel Benn in 1990, when he was caught by

Divisional rankings: Joe Joyce shines, moves up at heavyweight

6:03 PM ET ESPN's divisional boxing rankings highlight the best in the sport in every weight class. They will change often, based on recent results and performances. Rankings are based on what a fighter has accomplished in the weight division in which he is ranked. A fighter who has announced he

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