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Canelo ordered to defend new title by Aug. 4

Less than two weeks after Canelo Alvarez defeated Daniel Jacobs in a world title unification fight, the IBF has ordered Alvarez to make a mandatory defense against No. 1 challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko....

Burnett, Saunders and Taylor look to revive British boxing

With a host of stars at or near retirement, Britain's younger generation have a chance this weekend to make their mark....

Ryan Burnett vs. Jelbirt Gomera on ESPN+: How to watch

Looking to watch the Ryan Burnett vs. Jelbirt Gomera junior featherweight fight on ESPN+ on Friday? Here's how to do it....

Pulev fined, has ban extended for kissing reporter

Kubrat Pulev, who was suspended in March after he kissed reporter Jenny Ravalo without her consent, must complete a sexual harassment course and pay a $2,500 fine before officials will consider lifting his suspension....

Naoya Inoue, the best pound-for-pound boxer you’ve probably never seen

With 17 wins, 15 knockouts and an unblemished record on the way to titles in three divisions, Naoya Inoue could be the most dominant fighter in the world -- though many fans have never seen him in action....

Conlan-Nikitin rematch set for August in Belfast

Featherweight prospects Michael Conlan and Vladimir Nikitin will meet in a 10-round bout on Aug. 3 (ESPN+) at Falls Park, an outdoor stadium in Conlan's hometown of Belfast, Northern Ireland....

Harold Lederman gave everything to boxing, and loved every minute

For more than 30 years, Harold Lederman served as the on-air judge for HBO's legendary boxing coverage -- but for Steve Kim, and many others, Lederman's love for boxing went much deeper....

Pacquiao a strong finisher in the ring and in his career

At age 40, Manny Pacquiao is in the twilight of his career. But he said he wants to take on top opponents in the welterweight division, and that's what he is doing by facing world titleholder Keith Thurman, who has serious power and ability....

Zurdo Ramirez vacates super middleweight title

Gilberto 'Zurdo' Ramirez vacated his super middleweight world title, meaning the fight between Billy Joe Saunders and Shefat Isufi on Saturday will be for the belt....

Billy Joe Saunders gets help from Tyson Fury ahead of title bout

Billy Joe Saunders believes that training with Tyson Fury has given him belief to salvage his boxing career....

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