LONDON (Nov 20) – Unbeaten ace Chris Algieri has hailed Manny Pacquiao as ‘one of the greatest fighters ever’ but says he is ready to upset the boxing legend this weekend. Continue reading
Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao is determined to fight pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather before he hangs up his gloves.
The two biggest names in boxing have so far failed to meet in the ring despite years of calls from fight fans for the pair to get it on to determine the undoubted number one in the welterweight division.
Now, ahead of his battle with the skilled Chris Algieri this weekend, live on BoxNation, Pacquiao has made clear his intentions in setting up the richest prize fight in boxing history against the majestic Mayweather. Continue reading
London’s historic Empire Cinema, in Leicester Square, will host a free-to-watch Championship Boxing weigh-in featuring stars Dereck Chisora, Tyson Fury, Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jnr. and many more on Friday 28th November.
The boxers all feature on the massive ‘Bad Blood’ event the following night (Saturday 29th November) at the ExCeL London and they will face off with their opponents for the final time before battling it out in the ring.
The official weigh-in is open to the public and free-of-charge to attend. Doors will open at 12noon and there will be a screening of the BoxNation documentary ‘Bad Blood Roadtrip’ following the boxers in the build up to their big fights. Continue reading
As a prelude to the eagerly anticipated showdown next Saturday night between WBO welterweight world champion Manny Pacquiao and fast-rising challenger Chris Algieri, BoxNation are airing “24/7 Pacquiao/Algieri”, an action-packed one episode, 30-minute special examining the 147-pound title showdown.
The “24/7 Pacquiao/Algieri” special will premiere tonight at 7pm, free-to-air to customers on the Sky TV platform. Continue reading
The world’s oldest ever world champion Bernard Hopkins believes that he has no place on boxing’s pound-for-pound list.
The current WBA and IBF light-heavyweight world champion is gearing up to face hard-hitting Sergey Kovalev this Saturday night on BoxNation in an edge of the seat unification clash, which will also see the Russian’s WBO belt up for grabs. Continue reading
Proud new dad Sergey Kovalev isn’t in the mood for any niceties after vowing to ‘kick ass’ when he faces Bernard Hopkins this weekend.
The pair clash in what is one of the most eagerly anticipated fights of the year, with both men putting their world titles on the line when they lock horns in an historic battle at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City this Saturday night, live on BoxNation. Continue reading
Tyson Fury is following Hollywood star Brad Pitt into action and is ready for war against heavyweight rival Dereck Chisora.
Pitt tops the box-office in the UK with his hit movie Fury about an army sergeant in World War Two who commands a tank with a five-man crew in Nazi Germany.
And the undefeated Wilmslow giant posed with a tank as he prepares for his own mission behind enemy lines on Saturday 29th November at the ExCeL London in a massive European, Vacant British and Eliminator for the WBO World title clash against Londoner Chisora. Continue reading
Jimmy Tibbs says that his charge Billy Joe Saunders training at a foreign camp for the big showdown with rival Chris Eubank Jnr brings back memories of Nigel Benn’s epic win over Mauro Galvano.
The legendary East End trainer took British boxing great Benn to a Tenerife training camp for his WBC World Super-Middleweight title challenge against Italian Galvano in 1992, the results showed with Benn pulling off a memorable victory in Rome, stopping Galvano in four rounds. Continue reading
BoxNation’s exclusive output deal with leading promoters Top Rank has seen the channel add the recently announced Tim Bradley versus Diego Chaves clash and WBO lightweight world champion Terence Crawford’s battle with Raymundo Beltran to its action-packed winter schedule. Continue reading
Dereck Chisora promised to KO heavyweight rival Tyson Fury once and for all when they clash at the ExCeL London on Saturday 29th November, but Fury had no reply!
The Manchester giant turned up at today’s head-to-head press conference with tape strapped over his mouth and “BBBofC?????” written on it – in reference to his £15,000 fine by the Board for misconduct at a previous press conference with Chisora – and vowed to stay silent until fight night.
Chisora and Fury clash with the European, Vacant British and Eliminator for the WBO World Championship all on the line in the biggest all-British heavyweight clash in recent years, live and exclusive on BoxNation. Continue reading