Sport > Boxing

7-second knockout never should've been allowed to happen | Opinion

1 month ago   |   By MMAjunkie

(Editor's note: This story originally published at Boxing Junkie , part of the USA TODAY Network.)
The primary duty of those who oversee boxing is to protect the fighters. They failed Miranda Adkins on Friday night.
Adkins is a 42-year-old who took up boxing at 39 and had only five fights, all of them against opponents with less experience than she had. Four were making their pro debuts. Her opponent on the Vergil Ortiz Jr.-Samuel Vargas card was Seniesa Estrada, a talented, seasoned boxer coming off a victory over Olympian Marlen Esparza.
The result was as predictable as it was gruesome...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Boxing      News      Breaking  


Davis hits 3 at buzzer, Lakers edge Nuggets for 2-0 lead

Davis hits 3 at buzzer, Lakers edge Nuggets for 2-0 lead

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Anthony Davis made a 3-pointer as time expired to give the Los Angeles Lakers a 105-103 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night and a 2-0 lead... Read more ...

Column: DeChambeau ups distance debate with Open win

Column: DeChambeau ups distance debate with Open win

If Bryson DeChambeau was looking for validation for his obsession with distance, all he had to do was glance at his reflection on the U.S. Open trophy. Read more ...

Week 3 Fantasy Football Running Back PPR Rankings

Week 3 Fantasy Football Running Back PPR Rankings

Amid some injuries to running back corps across the NFL, our Week 3 fantasy RB PPR rankings are looking for sleepers to emerge in flex roles and help with some tough start 'em... Read more ...

Tadej Pogacar wins COVID-defying Tour de France

Tadej Pogacar wins COVID-defying Tour de France

In a stunning performance for the ages, Tour de France rookie Tadej Pogacar won cycling's showpiece race Sunday on the eve of his 22nd birthday. Read more ...

Who plays on 'Monday Night Football' tonight? Time, TV channel, schedule for...

Who plays on 'Monday Night Football' tonight? Time, TV channel, schedule for NFL Week 2

This week's Monday night NFL game marks the debut of one of the league's newest stadiums. Here is everything to know about the matchup and how to watch. Read more ...

'Schitt's Creek': Sports world remembers favorite episodes

'Schitt's Creek': Sports world remembers favorite episodes

The series ended its run in April and just had a historic sweep at the Emmys, winning both best actor categories, both supporting actor categories and best comedy. Read more ...

Butker good from 58 in OT, Chiefs survive Herbert's LA debut

Butker good from 58 in OT, Chiefs survive Herbert's LA debut

INGLEWOOD, Calif. - Harrison Butker kicked a 58-yard field goal with 1:55 remaining in overtime, and the Kansas City Chiefs survived a superlative first start by rookie... Read more ...

Why did the Chargers start Justin Herbert over Tyrod Taylor? Explaining LA's...

Why did the Chargers start Justin Herbert over Tyrod Taylor? Explaining LA's QB move

Herbert was not supposed to feature so early in his career. Read more ...

WNBA postpones game between Storm and Lynx due to COVID-19

WNBA postpones game between Storm and Lynx due to COVID-19

BRADENTON, Fla. - The opener of the WNBA playoff series between the Seattle Storm and the Minnesota Lynx was postponed nearly 90 minutes before its scheduled tipoff Sunday... Read more ...

Bryson DeChambeau blasts way to U.S. Open title

Bryson DeChambeau blasts way to U.S. Open title

MAMARONECK, N.Y. - Call him a mad scientist in a tam o'shanter cap. Call him a game-changer in golf. Any description of Bryson DeChambeau now starts with U.S. Open champion. In... Read more ...