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Haskins fights Omar Lamiri for the vacant European bantamweight title

World-ranked bantamweight Lee Haskins looks to steal the show when he faces Omar Lamiri for the vacant European title on February 21 in Monte Carlo.

The fight, televised by Channel 5, makes up part of the undercard to Gennady Golovkin’s WBA Super world middleweight title defence against St. Helens’ Martin Murray, and former European champion Haskins, thankful for the showcase, is ready to catapult himself towards a world title shot in 2015. Continue reading

Macklin’s rooting for Murray but picking Golovkin

Former world middleweight title challenger Matthew Macklin believes old adversary Gennady Golovkin will successfully defend his WBA Super world middleweight title against Martin Murray on February 21, LIVE on Channel 5, but is hoping the British challenger can pull off an almighty upset against all odds. Continue reading

Lucas Browne backs Fury to overcome Rudenko

Australian heavyweight contender Lucas ‘Big Daddy’ Browne has backed Hughie Fury to defeat Andriy Rudenko on February 21 in Monte Carlo, but has warned the youngster not to take the Ukrainian dangerman lightly.

Browne defeated Rudenko over twelve rounds last August and is well aware of just how durable and dangerous Fury’s next opponent will be later this month. Continue reading

Hughie Fury faces Rudenko on February 21 in Monte Carlo, on Channel 5

Eager to make up for lost time, Hughie Fury returns to the ring on February 21 in Monte Carlo knowing a win over Ukrainian dangerman Andriy Rudenko will make the rest of the heavyweight division sit up and take notice.

The 20-year-old Fury, inactive since May due to illness, is back firing on all cylinders and keen to emerge as the UK’s leading heavyweight prospect in 2015. To do so, he’ll have to beat Rudenko and stay one step ahead of unbeaten Olympic champion Anthony Joshua. Continue reading

Tyson Fury eyes future showdown with Deontay Wilder

Fury claims it would be ‘the biggest fight in world boxing’. Fury defends his WBO International heavyweight title against Christian Hammer on February 28.

European heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has expressed his delight at seeing Deontay Wilder lift the WBC world heavyweight title last weekend and now seeks to dethrone the heavy-handed American later this year.

Wilder outboxed Bermane Stiverne for 12 rounds in Las Vegas on Saturday night and, in doing so, became America’s first world heavyweight champion since 2006. Fury, who boxes Christian Hammer on February 28 at London’s O2 Arena, couldn’t have been happier with how it all worked out. Continue reading

Travis Dickinson has withdrawn from Saturday night’s MaxiNutrition Knockout final

Hennessy Sports regret to inform that Travis Dickinson has withdrawn from Saturday night’s MaxiNutrition Knockout final with Bob Ajisafe due to a leg injury picked up in training.

Dickinson will now be replaced in the MaxiNutrition Knockout Final by Preston’s ‘Magic’ Matty Clarkson, who will compete for the coveted MaxiNutrition trophy live on Channel 5. Continue reading

Eddie Chambers backs Tyson Fury

LONDON (4 NOV) American heavyweight ‘Fast’ Eddie Chambers believes gym mate Tyson Fury will score a repeat victory over bitter rival Derek Chisora on November 29 and put himself right in the mix for a shot at the world heavyweight championship in 2015. Continue reading

Yusuf Safa ready to live up to the hype ahead of pro bout number three

Next appears on Saturday, November 8 at Glow, Bluewater

Bob Ajisafe vs. Travis Dickinson Live on Channel 5 (10pm-12pm)

LONDON (31 OCT) Talented featherweight Yusuf Safa goes for his third professional win next Saturday (November 8) at Glow, Bluewater and hopes to build on the explosive statement he made on his professional debut in May. Continue reading