Boxing

Boxing

LOS ANGELES (Aug. 15, 2019) – The press conference overlooked the new crown jewel of Los Angeles soccer, the year-old Banc of California Stadium, home to Major League Soccer's LAFC. In two days, the inaugural boxing card will take place at the stadium, headlined by Emanuel Navarrete's WBO junior featherweight title defense against unbeaten challenger Francisco De Vaca (ESPN, 10 p.m. ET).
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Former IBF/WBA/WBC middleweight champion Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin has agreed to terms for a fight against #1 IBF Sergiy Derevyanchenko on October 5 on DAZN at Madison Square Garden in New York. Derevyanchenko’s advisers Al Haymon and Keith Connolly still need to give the green light, according to @MikeCoppinger. As soon as they give Derevyanchenko, 33, the go ahead, he and Golovkin will get the fight official for the 5th of October in New York.
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LAS VEGAS (Aug. 13, 2019) — The Las Vegas Strip’s most electrifying act is returning for a repeat engagement. Less than three months since his second-round destruction of Tom Schwarz at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Tyson Fury, a.k.a. “The Gypsy King,” will defend his lineal heavyweight championship versus the undefeated Otto Wallin Saturday, Sept. 14 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
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Andy Ruiz Jr. says he still hasn’t signed anything for the rematch with Anthony Joshua, and he’s waiting for his management to put together the best deal possible for him. Ruiz wants to prove to the world that his seventh round knockout win over Joshua (22-1, 21 KOs) wasn’t a fluke thing on June 1. Andy has a chance to prove that he’s the better fighter as long as he goes through with the fight.
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