Boxing

7:00 AM ET Unified lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko, the pound-for-pound king, can move a step closer to becoming the undisputed champion when he returns to the site of his second Olympic gold-medal victory. Lomachenko, the owner of two 135-pound belts, will defend those titles and compete for the belt vacated by Mikey Garcia when
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2:51 PM ET LAS VEGAS – Welterweight contender Yordenis Ugas said he has put the disappointment of losing a disputed split decision for a world title in March behind him as he looks ahead to the opportunity to earn another shot on Saturday. “I’m really happy to get a second opportunity to earn a world
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11:50 AM ET Light heavyweight world titlist Sergey Kovalev is going home and could not be happier about it. When talks for a Sept. 14 title defense against middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez stalled, Kovalev’s overdue mandatory defense against Anthony Yarde was finalized and on Thursday promoter Main Events made the fight official. Los Angeles-based Kovalev
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10:23 PM ET LAS VEGAS — Welterweight world titlist Keith Thurman showed off his confidence on Wednesday during the final pre-fight news conference inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena ahead of his showdown with legend Manny Pacquiao. Thurman said he will lay down bets on himself at the MGM sports book to score a knockout
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3:01 PM ET Heralded two-time Cuban Olympic gold medalist Robeisy Ramirez is set for his long-awaited professional debut. Ramirez, who defected last year after he left a Cuban national team training camp in Mexico and signed with Top Rank in May, will turn pro against an opponent to be determined on the Top Rank Boxing
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