WHILE no fighter should look past their next fight, the path to glory already appears to be set out for Kazak punching machine Zhanat Zhakiyanov. Continue reading
RICKY HATTON says Sergey Rabchenko’s November 12 clash with former three-time world champion Anthony Mundine is amongst the biggest he’s been involved in as a promoter. Continue reading
ADAM ETCHES has once again been nominated for the Young British Boxer of the Year Award.
RICKY HATTON says his recent bike ride for the homeless charity Barnabus was one of the most difficult yet rewarding challenges of his life.
BANTAMWEIGHT powerhouse Zhanat Zhakiyanov will face Georgia’s unbeaten Gagi Edisherashvili at the Moulin Rouge Club in Minsk, Belarus on September 10. Continue reading
ADAM ETCHES will get the opportunity to bolster his world ranking and add another title to his collection when he faces Brazil’s tough Samir Santos Barbosa at the Ponds Forge Arena in Sheffield on September 20 on the Hennessy Sports promoted event. Continue reading
LUCAS “BIG DADDY” BROWNE has further staked his claim for a fight with American KO artist Deontay Wilder after watching the Bronze Bomber’s lacklustre display against Jason Gavern on Saturday night.
Gavern hung around for four rounds before quitting on his stool against Wilder, but was blitzed by Browne inside three rounds during 2012. Continue reading
RED HOT Belarussian prospect Kirill Relikh has signed a long-term promotional contract with Hatton Promotions and is now targeting a showdown with experienced Aussie Chad Bennett. Continue reading
RICKY HATTON has stated that Kiwi hopeful Joseph Parker isn’t even on Hatton Promotions’ radar for Lucas “Big Daddy” Browne.
Parker defeated little known American Keith Thompson this weekend and has mentioned a showdown with Browne on numerous occasions.
But as Browne, who holds the Commonwealth, WBC EPBC and WBA Inter-continental crowns, is ranked highly by the three main world governing bodies and seemingly on the verge of a world title shot, the match-up is highly unlikely at present.
“I’ve heard Parker’s team say Lucas is scared of them, which is laughable,” Ricky said. Continue reading
Leonard Bundu 31-0-2 (11) beat Frankie Gavin 19-1 (12) by split decision. Two judges scored the fight 114-113 to Bundu, the other judge scored 115-112 for Gavin.
LUCAS “BIG DADDY” BROWNE came through his toughest test to date and remained on course for a world title shot with hard fought unanimous decision over Andriy Rudenko in Wolverhampton, England on Friday night (August 1).
Both men made their intentions clear from the start and landed with solid shots. Browne, bleeding close to both eyes from a number of head clashes, took control of things from the fifth round and never looked like losing the fight.