Boxing

Gervonta Davis losing by KO a juicy prop bet

Gervonta Davis is one of boxing’s rising stars. The 27-year-old has won all 26 of his professional fights, 24 by knockout, and has won world title belts at super featherweight, lightweight and super lightweight. He’s also been a consistent ticket-seller, filling arenas around the country. Sportsbook operators have gotten the message, as well. Davis is …

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Canelo-GGG 3 in sight as Alvarez bypasses Bivol rematch

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennadiy Golovkin face to face during the official Weigh-in at T-Mobile Arena on Sept. 14, 2018 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Omar Vega/Getty Images) The renewal of one of boxing’s most compelling rivalries is now within sight. On Monday, Canelo Alvarez announced that he’ll bypass an immediate rematch with WBA light …

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David Benavidez batters, knocks out David Lemieux in Round 3

David Benavidez boldly sent a message to his rivals in both deed and words Saturday. First the super middleweight container delivered a short, but fearful beating against overmatched David Lemieux before the fight was mercifully stopped in the third round in Glendale, California. And then he dared the top fighters at or near his weight …

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Cuban boxers set for professional comeback after 60 years

Cuban boxers will compete in their nations’ first professional contest in six decades on Friday, eager to draw on their Olympic success to stage a victorious comeback. Four Olympic medalists, in a squad of six Cuban boxers, will make their professional debuts in Mexico on Friday, “for the first time in the history of boxing,” …

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Charlo knocks out Castano to claim undisputed crown

Jermell Charlo knocked out Argentina’s Brian Castano to become the first undisputed super welterweight champion in history on Saturday. Charlo, who fought to a controversial draw against Castano last year, battered the South American into submission in the 10th round of a classic battle in Los Angeles. Charlo, the reigning WBC, WBC and IBF champion, …

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Evan Holyfield shocked by electrician Jurmain McDonald

Evander Holyfield’s last Evan just suffered the first loss of his young boxing career, and it wasn’t pretty. The younger Holyfield entered Saturday’s Trillerverz 5 event with a 9-0 record. To say he was the favorite against Jurmain McDonald was an understatement; some books had Holyfield as a -10000 favorite. Here’s how that ended up …

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Jermell Charlo faces Castano in rematch for undisputed crown

American Jermell Charlo and Argentina’s undefeated Brian Castano meet Saturday at Los Angeles in a rematch to determine boxing’s first undisputed four-belt light middleweight world champion. Charlo will defend the WBA, WBC and IBF 154-pound crowns against WBO champion Castano in a rematch of their draw last July at San Antonio, where judges scored the …

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