HBO Boxing Insider Kieran Mulvaney speaks with Jarrell Miller ahead of his brawl with heavyweight contender Johann Duhaupas. Miller vs. Duhaupas takes places before Daniel Jacobs vs. Maciej Sulecki on Saturday, April 28. Catch all the action on HBO starting at 10 pm ET/PT.
Top Rank live boxing makes its debut on ESPN+ when former unified 140-pound champion, Amir ‘King’ Khan, returns to the ring against Phil ‘The Italian Sensation’ Lo Greco on Saturday, April 21 in a 12-round welterweight bout at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England.
It’s breakfast with the middleweights on Sunday, April 15, as Ryota Murata makes the first defense of his World Boxing Association (WBA) middleweight title against Italian challenger Emanuele ‘Sioux’ Blandamura at Yokohama Arena in Yokohama, Japan. This special, international edition of Top Rank on ESPN will air live on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes and stream on the ESPN App at 8 a.m. ET, with a same-day replay scheduled for 11 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
On a night where VASILIY ‘Hi-Tech’ LOMACHENKO will challenge WBA and Ring Magazine lightweight champion JORGE ‘El Niño de Oro’ LINARES for division supremacy, a slew of prospects and contenders will look to steal the show May 12 at Madison Square Garden.
The monthly live ESPN+ events start Saturday, June 9 with a world championship bout showcasing pound-for-pound superstar Terence “Bud” Crawford as he seeks to win a world title in a third weight class when he challenges welterweight world champion Jeff “The Hornet” Horn at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. ESPN+ will also exclusively stream six international Top Rank on ESPN cards per year, giving subscribers access to some of the sport’s best international fights. The first international live event to stream on ESPN+ will be Saturday, April 21, when former unified junior welterweight world champion Amir Khan faces Phil Lo Greco in a welterweight battle, live from Liverpool, England.
In an exciting fight between Erislandy Lara (25-3-2, 14 KO's) and Jarrett Hurd (22-0-0, 15 KO's) a new unified champion has been crowned. Jarrett Hurd edges the very slick and game Erislandy Lara via split decision from the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Yesterday in Los Angeles, California Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez along with Golden Boy Promotions held a press conference to discuss Alvarez’s future regarding his rematch with Gennady “GGG” Golovkin. In the press conference, it was announced that Alvarez would be withdrawing from his May 5th date with Golovkin.
Middleweight MMA fighter Corey Turner (1-1) fought at LFA 36 on March 23 and lost in the first round due to what was originally diagnosed as a lacerated pancreas, his injury has gotten worse and he could use some help.
“Combate Estrellas II” will be headlined by a bantamweight (135 pounds) showdown featuring the homecoming of Monterrey native and world-ranked superstar, Erik “Goyito” Perez (17-6), making his much-anticipated Combate Americas promotional debut in a rematch against U.S. battler and old rival David “D.J.” Fuentes (13-10).