Unbeaten welterweight Errol Spence Jr (22-0, 19 KOs) dethroned defending champion Kell Brook (36-2, 25 KOs) by a 11th round KO on Saturday night at Bramall lane Football Ground in Sheffield.
Brook took a knee and stayed down for the count with his left eye badly swollen, handing Spence the IBF welterweight title.
An eye injury was also a decisive factor in Brook's previous defeat. Brook suffered a broken right eye socket in a fifth round loss to middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin in...
Naoya "Monster" Inoue (13-0, 11 KOs) retained his WBO super flyweight title for the fifth time when he knocked out mandatory challenger Ricardo Rodriguez (16-4, 5 KOs) in the third round on Sunday at Ariake Coliseum in Tokyo, Japan.
Inoue was too strong and fast for the Mexican from the opening bell. The Japanese puncher dropped Rodriguez twice in the third and he was counted out at 1:08 of the round.
Also on the card, IBF interim light flyweight champion Milan Melindo (36-2, 13 KOs)...
WBC and WBO light welterweight champion Terence Crawford (31-0, 22 KOs) defeated Dominican Republic's Felix Diaz (19-2, 9 KOs) to retain his titles on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden in New York, USA.
Diaz’s corner stopped the fight after 10 rounds, giving Crawford a TKO victory.
The unbeaten American landed blow after blow and Diaz's eyes began to swell by the fourth round.
Diaz landed several solid shots of his own, but he could not sustain any attack because Crawford’s counter...
WBC featherweight champion Gary Russell Jr (28-1, 17 KOs) retained his title with a seventh round TKO over Oscar Escandon (25-3, 17 KOs) on Saturday night at the MGM National Harbor Casino in Oxon Hill, Maryland, USA.
Russell dropped the Colombian challenger with a right uppercut in the third round and continued to dominate the action with his superior speed and skills.
The American sent Escandon to the canvas again following more hard shots in the seventh, and referee Harvey Dock stopped the...
IBF super featherweight champion Gervonta Davis (18-0, 17 KOs) demolished previously unbeaten Liam Walsh (21-1, 14 KOs) in three rounds on Saturday night at the Copper Box Arena in London.
The 22-year-old Davis dropped the Englishman with a powerful left hand to the head in the third round. Walsh, 31, never recovered from the knockdown.
The American southpaw landed the first notable blow of the fight, a left hand to the temple in a tactical first round.
In the second, Walsh, a switch-hitter,...