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Davis’ rout caps 3-0 start for U.S. men’s boxing

1:03 AM ETMike CoppingerESPN Keyshawn Davis, a 3-0 pro widely hailed as Team USA's best hope to end the gold-medal boxing drought for the men, advanced to the round of 16 with a 5-0 victory over the Netherlands' Enrico Lacruz on Saturday evening in Tokyo.Davis, 22, won all three rounds

Joyce keeps title hopes alive with TKO of Takam

7:10 PM ETNick ParkinsonClose•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 showJoe Joyce took a big step toward a world heavyweight title shot with a sixth-round TKO over Carlos Takam in London on Saturday.Joyce

Garcia could face Diaz this fall in comeback bout

6:39 PM ETMike CoppingerESPN Ryan Garcia has resumed training after a sabbatical to address his mental health, and his return fight is already being planned.That comeback bout could come this fall against Joseph Diaz Jr., multiple sources told ESPN. It will be a clash of Mexican Americans from Southern California.

Crawford-Porter welterweight title fight ordered

1:24 AM ETMike CoppingerESPN Terence Crawford, ESPN's No. 2 pound-for-pound boxer, could be preparing for a quantum leap in competition.A fight between the welterweight champion and former titleholder Shawn Porter was ordered by the WBO late Wednesday night.In the letter, sent to Crawford's promoter, Top Rank chairman Bob Arum and

De La Hoya-Belfort now will be sanctioned fight

6:48 PM ETMike CoppingerESPN Oscar De La Hoya's comeback fight at 48 is now exactly that -- a fight.The Hall of Fame boxer's Sept. 11 return against former UFC champion Vitor Belfort, originally planned as a boxing exhibition, now will be a sanctioned fight, Triller Fight Club founder Ryan Kavanaugh

Logan Paul, UFC great Silva in talks to box in ’21

9:21 PM ETMike CoppingerESPN Logan Paul and Anderson Silva aren't boxers by trade, but they could meet in the ring.The YouTube star and UFC legend are discussing a boxing match that would take place later this year, Paul's manager, Jeff Levin, told ESPN on Wednesday.Paul, 26, competed in an exhibition

De La Hoya-Belfort to be sanctioned, not exhibition

6:48 PM ETMike CoppingerESPN Oscar De La Hoya's comeback fight at 48 is now exactly that -- a fight.The Hall of Fame boxer's Sept. 11 return against former UFC champion Vitor Belfort, originally planned as a boxing exhibition, now will be a sanctioned fight, Triller Fight Club founder Ryan Kavanaugh

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