Boxing

Featherweight prospect Michael Conlan, fresh from a seventh-round knockout of Nicola Cipolletta on Saturday night, will be back in action quickly. Conlan, the popular two-time Irish Olympian, will appear in a featured fight on the undercard of Josh Warrington’s featherweight world title defense against Carl Frampton on Dec. 22 (ESPN+) at Manchester Arena in Manchester,
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Anthony Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has slammed Deontay Wilder for “wasting his time” during negotiations for a unifying world title fight. Hearn accused WBC world heavyweight champion Wilder of using Joshua’s name to build his own profile in an interview with IFL TV on Saturday. He also said he does not believe Wilder wants the
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BOSTON — Tevin Farmer, with a massive speed and skill advantage, retained his junior lightweight world title for the first time with a one-sided, fifth-round destruction of James Tennyson on the Demetrius Andrade-Walter Kautondokwa undercard Saturday night at TD Garden. Farmer found a home early and often for his left hand, while Tennyson missed many
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BOSTON — Throughout his 10-year professional career, major fights had eluded Demetrius Andrade until he landed a significant one as the mandatory challenger to middleweight world titleholder Billy Joe Saunders. Andrade was excited for the fight, excited that his new promoter, Eddie Hearn of Matchroom Boxing, had worked out a deal to get Saunders to
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Jason Quigley emerged still undefeated after a grueling 10-round middleweight bout with Freddy Hernandez on Thursday via unanimous decision, perhaps the toughest fight of his professional career. The spirited bout highlighted a Golden Boy on ESPN card at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. Quigley, 29, of County Donegal, Ireland, boxed from the
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