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De La Hoya: Davis-Garcia April fight not yet final

5:57 PM ETMike CoppingerESPN The deal for the planned April 15 superfight between Gervonta Davis and Ryan Garcia hasn't yet been completed because of a dispute over the rematch clause, Garcia's promoter, Oscar De La Hoya, told ESPN on Monday. De La Hoya received the contract two weeks ago and said

Joshua announces comeback fight with Franklin

12:27 PM ETAssociated Press Former heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua will launch his comeback with a fight against American boxer Jermaine Franklin in London on April 1. Last month, sources told ESPN's Mike Coppinger that both boxers were in the process of finalizing a deal for the bout. Joshua (24-3, 22 KOs) hasn't

Masvidal promotion to feature Roy Jones Jr. bout

3:23 PM ET Jorge Masvidal, one of the UFC's biggest stars, has put together a boxing card with some legendary combat sports names. Boxing icon Roy Jones Jr. and former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will compete in a pro boxing match April 1 in Pettis' hometown of Milwaukee, Masvidal confirmed Monday

Taylor, Serrano set May 20 title rematch in Dublin

12:51 AM ET NEW YORK -- The rematch is set, and Katie Taylor will finally get her first professional fight in her country. Taylor will fight undisputed featherweight champion Amanda Serrano on May 20 in a rematch of their epic fight last April at Madison Square Garden. Taylor won that bout by

Amanda Serrano and Alycia Baumgardner become undisputed champions

Feb 3, 2023 Amanda Serrano became the undisputed featherweight champion after a unanimous decision victory over Erika Cruz Saturday night at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. Serrano (44-2-1, 30 KOs) has won world titles in seven different weight classes, but has never been undisputed -- until Saturday

Serrano snags unanimous-decision win over Cruz

12:07 AM ET NEW YORK -- The blood seemed to be everywhere, consistently coming out of the top of Erika Cruz's forehead, on her arm and getting on Amanda Serrano, too. Even an hour after the fight, in a post-fight news conference, some of Cruz's blood remained on the shirt of

Serrano is headed to Ireland, Baumgardner has plenty of options and Ali continues to improve

2:25 AM ETMichael RothsteinCloseMichael RothsteinESPN Staff WriterPreviously covered University of Michigan for and Also covered Notre Dame for Fort Wayne Journal GazetteMike Coppinger NEW YORK -- Amanda Serrano could only enjoy her decision victory over Erika Cruz for the undisputed featherweight title for about 30 seconds on Saturday. That's the

Baumgardner drops Mekhaled for undisputed title

11:22 PM ET NEW YORK -- Alycia Baumgardner was throwing slower punches toward the end, looking like she'd literally thrown every punch she had. And in some ways, perhaps she had. The three-belt junior lightweight titlist had already knocked down Elhem Mekhaled two times and come close to a third and now,