Boxing

5:39 PM ET Former four-division world titlist Adrien Broner has always been confident, almost to the point of cockiness, going into his fights and nothing appears to have changed as he prepares for the biggest fight of his career. Broner challenges legendary eight-division world champion Manny Pacquiao for his secondary welterweight belt on Saturday (Showtime
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5:00 PM ET Light heavyweight world titlist Dmitry Bivol, the most coveted boxing broadcast free agent on the market other than Gennady Golovkin in the wake of HBO’s exit from the sport at the end of 2018, signed a co-promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn on Tuesday. Bivol will appear exclusively on sports
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7:02 AM ET Welterweight contender Amir Khan struggled mightily to make a decision on which fight he should take between two major offers. Should he take up the challenge against welterweight world titlist and pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford or should he take on former welterweight titlist and bitter British rival Kell Brook in a fight
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12:26 AM ET In what amounts to a game of light heavyweight musical chairs, world titleholder Dmitry Bivol is likely to defend his belt against Joe Smith Jr. in late February or early March instead of titlist Artur Beterbiev defending against Smith, multiple sources told ESPN on Monday. That is because Bivol is on the
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1:56 PM ET Former featherweight world titlist Lee Selby will move up two weight classes for his next fight. Selby will take on Omar Douglas in a lightweight bout that will take place on Feb. 23 at the O2 Arena in London on the undercard of the all-British super middleweight grudge match between rivals James
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3:54 PM ET Former junior lightweight world titlist Francisco Vargas will have a chance to regain the belt from the man who took it from him, Miguel Berchelt. Mexican countrymen Berchelt and Vargas will meet in a rematch on March 23 at The Forum in Inglewood, California, in the main event of a Top Rank
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3:24 PM ET Junior featherweight world titleholder TJ Doheny’s first defense will come against Ryohei Takahashi on Friday night at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn announced on Sunday. Hearn signed Doheny on Monday and immediately added him to his DAZN card headlined by middleweight world
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6:30 AM ET Lightweight Devin Haney and featherweight Ruben Villa, two of ESPN.com’s top 15 boxing prospects, cruised to lopsided unanimous decisions against previously undefeated opponents expected to provide competition on Friday night at StageWorks in Shreveport, Louisiana. Headlining on Showtime’s “ShoBox: The New Generation,” Haney (21-0, 13 KOs) dropped Xolisani Ndongeni (25-1, 13 KOs)
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5:18 PM ET Welterweight world titlist and pound-for-pound star Terence Crawford and former unified junior welterweight titleholder Amir Khan are scheduled to appear at a news conference on Tuesday at a London hotel to announce they will meet this spring. Top Rank, Crawford’s promoter, sent out a media advisory on Friday afternoon saying that “WBO
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