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Andy Lee says the ‘monkey is off his back’ now he is world champion

Irish ace Andy Lee says the ‘monkey is off his back’ now he is world champion, claiming his opponent Peter Quillin will be the one under the cosh this Saturday night.

The middleweight star, who won the WBO crown last December with a sensational sixth round stoppage of formidable Russian Matt Korobov, makes the first defence of his world title at the Barclays Center in New York, live and exclusive on BoxNation. Continue reading

Golovkin vs Monroe live on BoxNation

One of boxing’s most exciting pound-for-pound fighters Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin will defend his middleweight titles live and exclusive on BoxNation when he takes on Willie Monroe Jr on May 16th.

The Kazakh superstar has struck fear throughout the middleweight division by dismantling all 32 of his opponents – 29 of those by way of brutal stoppage – with the explosive puncher out for more of the same when he takes on his skilled American challenger.

The 12-round bout taking place at The Forum in Inglewood, California will see Golovkin’s WBA Super belt and IBO title up for grabs as he makes his first return to the ring following his win over Britain’s brave Martin Murray in February. Continue reading

Results From York Hall: McKenzie Defeats Askin; Calls Out Marco Huck

Frank Warren presents Championship Boxing from the home of London boxing, The York Hall, Bethnal Green, London, headlined by Ovill McKenzie’s British and Commonwealth Cruiserweight title defence against Matty Askin, live and exclusive on BoxNation.

OVILL McKENZIE WPTS12 MATTY ASKIN (Majority decision: 113-114 (Askin), 116-119 (McKenzie), 115-111 (McKenzie)
Ovill McKenzie retained his British and Commonwealth belts in a gruelling battle with younger rival Matty Askin by majority decision. Both men had points deducted, Ovill in round five for hitting behind the head, and Askin in round seven and eight for holding. Despite a lot of holding in the fight, both men unloaded big shots on each other, but in a dramatic tenth round it looked like Ovill was about to stop Askin after hurting him with a big right hand, but couldn’t land the finishing blow. Askin fought back and lasted the final two rounds to hear the bell. McKenzie said, “It was a very tough fight and Askin really pushed me to the end. I want the world title fight next to complete my career, WBO Champion Marco Huck is the man that I want.” Continue reading

BoxNation To Televise Klitschko vs. Jennings on April 25

BoxNation are delighted to announce they will be screening undisputed heavyweight world champion Wladimir Klitschko’s April 25th fight with leading contender Bryant Jennings live and exclusive.

The Ukrainian superstar has enjoyed a 10-year title reign at the top of boxing’s glamour division but will now put his WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO belts on the line against the undefeated Jennings at the legendary Madison Square Garden in New York. Continue reading

Lucas Matthysse vs Ruslan Provodnikov live on BoxNation

BoxNation will air the much anticipated toe-to-toe war between two of the biggest bangers in boxing, live and exclusive, when Lucas Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov headline a stunning triple-fight card on April 18th.

The clash, which is already being billed as a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate, is guaranteed to have fans on the edge of their seats when the light-welterweight knockout kings go at it in a battle which has the makings of a modern day classic. Continue reading

Fury To Retire If He Can`t Beat Hammer

WBO International Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury and challenger Christian Hammer came head-to-head today at the Cineworld in The O2 ahead of Saturday’s big showdown, live and exclusive on BoxNation.

Undefeated Fury’s risks his title and WBO mandatory shot against reigning world champion Wladimir Klitschko if he loses to the number three ranked challenger.

But Fury is fully aware of what’s at stake and say he’ll retire if can’t defeat the hard-hitting Germany based Romaninan. Continue reading

Rios To Contemplate Retirement If He Doesn’t Win

Brandon Rios has labelled his trilogy showdown with nemesis Mike Alvarado a ‘do or die’ affair, admitting he may hang up his gloves if he loses.

The all-action welterweight star will meet the exciting 34-year-old Alvarado in battle for the third time this weekend, following two epic clashes in which they share a win apiece. Continue reading