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Rigondeaux blasts Santa Cruz and Martinez for refusing world title unification as he battles Kokietgym live on Boxnation

LONDON (July 18) – Super-bantamweight kingpin Guillermo Rigondeaux has blasted the other recognized champions in the division for refusing to fight him.

The reigning WBA Super and WBO world champion is set to battle the cultured Sod Kokietgym in Macao this Saturday, live on BoxNation, but has taken the opportunity on the eve of the fight to take a pop at the other leading names in the 122-pound weight class.

The 33-year-old is not happy with current WBC champion Leo Santa Cruz and IBF hotshot Kiko Martinez for turning down the opportunity of a unification clash to determine the undisputed number one in the division. Continue reading

Buglioni Out To Show He’s Learnt From Khomitsky Setback

LONDON (16 July) – Rising star Frank Buglioni insists he has learnt from his shock defeat to Sergey Khomitsky as he looks to bounce back in style tonight.

The highly touted super-middleweight ace takes on the sturdy Sam Couzens at The York Hall in Bethnal Green with the aim of getting back to winning ways following his unscripted sixth round stoppage to Khomitsky last April. Continue reading

“Lara is one of the best I’ll ever face” admits Canelo on eve of eagerly anticipated clash live on Boxnation

LONDON (July 11) – Mexican star Canelo Alvarez believes that Erislandy Lara will go down as one of the best fighters he will ever face.

The 23-year-old fan favourite Alvarez takes on the wily Cuban this Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, live and exclusive on BoxNation, with both men looking to categorically prove that they are the light-middleweight division’s number one. Continue reading

“I Don’t Owe Alvarez Anything Other Than Left Hands!” Blasts Lara

Erislandy Lara has said he doesn’t owe Canelo Alvarez anything other than left hands as he prepares do battle with the Mexican superstar this weekend.

The Cuban light-middleweight takes on the dangerous Alvarez this Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, live on BoxNation, and despite being one of the divisions most avoided fighters says he isn’t indebted to the former unified champion for taking the fight.

“I don’t owe him anything other than left hands. I forced this fight. It wasn’t because he wanted to take this fight [that he agreed to fight],” said Lara.

“We’ve been after this fight for two years and I’ve been putting pressure on social media and interviews and jumping on stage, that’s what pressured him to take this fight. Continue reading

Canelo faces Lara on Saturday LIVE on BoxNation

LONDON (July 8) – Oscar De La Hoya has labelled this weekend’s clash between Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez and Erislandy Lara as a battle for ‘honour and glory’.

The boxing legend, and boss at Golden Boy Promotions, will see his premier charge Alvarez take on one of his toughest fights to date when he steps in against the slick Lara at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, live this Saturday night on BoxNation. Continue reading

Crawford out to reach greatness as he makes first world title defence against ‘Cocky’ Gamboa this weekend live on Boxnation

LONDON (June 26) – World champion Terence Crawford is hoping victory this Saturday night against “cocky” Yuriorkis Gamboa will kick start his path to greatness.

The WBO lightweight champion got his first taste of world title success when he overcame Scotland’s Ricky Burns earlier this year, with his first title defence taking place this weekend against the unbeaten Gamboa, live and exclusive on BoxNation. Continue reading

British ace Martin Murray hoping to follow Froch’s path to stardom as he gears up for Monte Carlo clash this weekend on Boxnation

LONDON (June 21) – British middleweight ace Martin Murray is hoping to follow in the footsteps of four-time world champion Carl Froch.

The St Helens star battles Ukrainian Max Bursak in Monte Carlo tonight, live on BoxNation, and has told the channel he is hoping to emulate the formidable Nottingham assassin. Continue reading

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