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Arum lays out plan for Valdez, Stevenson bouts

5:39 PM ETLAS VEGAS - WBC junior lightweight champion Oscar Valdez is set to return to the ring in September for a voluntary title defense against veteran Andrew Cancio in Arizona, Top Rank promoter Bob Arum told ESPN Thursday.Valdez (29-0, 23 KOs) is coming off a significant upset victory over

Source: Munguia draws Szeremeta for June bout

10:28 PM ETJaime Munguia will have a new opponent in his main event on June 19 in El Paso, Texas, with Kamil Szeremeta stepping in on short-notice to take the bout, a source confirmed to ESPN on Wednesday.Munguia (36-0, 29 KO), the former WBO light middleweight champion, has since moved

Hearn eyes Tottenham Stadium for AJ vs. Usyk

7:30 AM 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 showAnthony Joshua could defend his world heavyweight titles against Oleksandr Usyk at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, in September, Matchroom promoter Eddie Hearn confirmed

Claressa Shields is serious about her future in MMA

7:35 PM ETCLARESSA SHIELDS RETURNED to JacksonWink MMA in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in late March, fresh off making boxing history by becoming the first two-division undisputed champion in the four-belt era.Time was running low, though, with Shields scheduled to make her MMA debut in the Professional Fighters League on June

Davis to fight at Tokyo Games after turning pro

12:22 PM ETAssociated Press COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Keyshawn Davis' quest for Olympic gold is back on.Davis and two fellow American boxers were awarded places in the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, allowing Davis to make an improbable return to USA Boxing five months after the touted lightweight turned professional amid

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