Boxing

12:27 AM ET Steve KimESPN A relatively tame and forgettable bout came to an explosive finish as light heavyweight Eleider Alvarez scored a seventh-round knockout of Michael Seals at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, New York. The finish came near the end the round, with both men throwing right hands simultaneously, but
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10:51 PM ET PHILADELPHIA — Jeison Rosario’s only defeat came against an opponent Julian “J Rock” Williams had beaten easily, but that meant nothing when they met each other. In a major upset, Rosario stopped Williams in the fifth round of Williams’ homecoming fight to take Williams’ unified junior middleweight world title in the Premier
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6:55 PM ET Contender Adam Kownacki will headline a night of heavyweights at his hometown arena, Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Kownacki, born in Poland and a big draw in Brooklyn, where he has lived since he was a kid, will take on Robert Helenius in a world title elimination fight in the main
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10:09 AM ET Floyd Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez, onetime rivals, will take home the biggest prizes in the annual Boxing Writers Association of America awards. In balloting results announced on Friday, Mayweather was voted winner of the Joe Louis Fighter of the Decade award and Alvarez, a fighter of the decade nominee, won the 2019
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2:57 PM ET Former pound-for-pound king and four-division world champion Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez will get a chance to win another title next month. Gonzalez will challenge junior bantamweight world titlist Kal Yafai on Feb. 29 (DAZN) at the Ford Center at The Star, the Dallas Cowboys training facility in Frisco, Texas, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie
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7:49 AM ET Steve Kim Nick Parkinson Close •Reports on boxing for ESPN.co.uk, as well as several national newspapers•Has been reporting on British boxing for over 15 years•Appears on BoxNation’s Boxing Matters show Josh Taylor recently signed a multifight deal with Top Rank, leaving his former promoter, Barry McGuigan’s Cyclone Promotions. The move means Taylor
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