Boxing

(Sept. 12, 2019) — Sunny “Showtime” Edwards, half of one of Great Britain’s great brotherly duos, will face off against Mexican veteran Hugo Rosendo Guarneros for the vacant IBF International flyweight title Saturday afternoon from London’s historic York Hall. The card, presented by Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions, will begin streaming at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT on ESPN+, the leading multi-sport streaming service.
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LAS VEGAS (Sept. 10, 2019) —Tyson Fury sure knows how to dress for the occasion. Fury, the lineal heavyweight champion, entered Tuesday's media workout in a traditional lucha libre wrestling mask. Fury will defend his title against fellow unbeaten Otto Wallin Saturday at T-Mobile Arena as part of the Las Vegas' Mexican Independence Day Weekend festivities.
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Gennady Golovkin is tired of waiting on a third fight with Saul Canelo Alvarez, says his new promoter Eddie Hearn. He states they can’t make Canelo fight Golovkin doesn’t want to, and he turned down a fight against him for September. DAZN wanted the fight, but Canelo said he wasn’t interested in facing GGG again, says Hearn. Canelo is looking instead in fighting WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev in November.
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Don’t count Devin Haney among those who believe Vasiliy Lomachenko is an unstoppable force. The Ukrainian southpaw added a third lightweight belt to his arsenal following a 12-round points win over Luke Campbell this past Saturday on the road in London, England. Throughout the fight and well into the weekend came kneejerk reaction suggesting that the two-time Olympic Gold medalist and three-division titlist is far and beyond the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world today.
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LONDON (Aug. 31, 2019) — Vasiliy Lomachenko was presented with quite the test from British challenger Luke Campbell. But after 12 rounds, it was the Pound-for-Pound Picasso who prevailed, scoring a unanimous decision (119-108 2X and 118-109) over Campbell to retain his WBA/WBO lightweight titles and pick up the vacant WBC title in front of a sold-out crowd at the O2 Arena
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