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Taylor calls Paul catchweight talk ‘nonsense’

Aug 11, 2022 Katie Taylor has said Jake Paul's suggestion her rematch with Amanda Serrano should take place at a catchweight is "nonsense." Taylor, 36, beat Serrano, 33, via a split decision at their highly anticipated fight at Madison Square Garden in April, with the Irish boxer keeping her lightweight title. 1 Related Last

Fury to ‘walk away’ after comeback flirtation

8:34 AM ETAssociated Press LONDON -- Tyson Fury has decided to "walk away" from boxing, only three days after saying he was returning to the sport. Fury turned 34 on Friday and posted a message on social media saying: "Massive thanks to everyone who had an input in my career over

Taylor calls Paul comments “nonsense”

8:52 AM ET Katie Taylor has said that Jake Paul's suggestion that her rematch with Amanda Serrano should take place at a catchweight is "nonsense." Taylor, 36, beat Serrano, 33, via a split decision at their highly anticipated fight at Madison Square Garden in April, with the Irish boxer keeping her lightweight

Bivol ordered to defend belt against Ramirez

8:19 PM ET Dmitry Bivol will have a tough test on his hands if he wants to remain a champion. Bivol must face top contender Gilberto "Zurdo" Ramirez in a mandatory defense, the World Boxing Association announced Wednesday. Ramirez is the No. 1 contender in the WBA's 175-pound ranking. Bivol had requested to

Cyborg to make pro boxing debut vs. de Silva

12:28 AM ET Cris Cyborg's next fight won't be inside an MMA cage -- it'll be in a boxing ring against Simone de Silva. Cyborg, one of the best women's MMA fighters of all time, said on her "The Catchup" YouTube show Monday that was finalizing a contract for her professional boxing

Sources: Wilder, Helenius finalizing October fight

10:15 AM ETMike CoppingerESPN Former heavyweight titleholder Deontay Wilder and Robert Helenius are in the process of finalizing a deal for a PBC on FOX pay-per-view fight on Oct. 15 at Brooklyn's Barclays Center, sources confirmed to ESPN. Wilder (42-2-1, 41 KOs) contemplated retirement following a brutal 11th-round KO loss to

Eubank-Benn fight announced for October

5:13 AM ET British boxers Chris Eubank Jr. and Conor Benn will square off in a highly-anticipated bout at London's O2 Arena on Oct. 8, three decades after their fathers fought each other. Chris Eubank and Nigel Benn were bitter rivals in the 1990s and the two former super-middleweight world champions fought

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