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Travis Dickinson has withdrawn from Saturday night’s MaxiNutrition Knockout final

Hennessy Sports regret to inform that Travis Dickinson has withdrawn from Saturday night’s MaxiNutrition Knockout final with Bob Ajisafe due to a leg injury picked up in training.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

Eddie Chambers would welcome the chance to test Anthony Joshua in 2015

Former world heavyweight title challenger ‘Fast’ Eddie Chambers likes what he has seen of fast-rising prospect Anthony Joshua, but fears his run of soft opposition may only serve to hurt him in the future.

The 32-year-old Chambers, once of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, now an honorary member of Team Fury in Bolton, speaks from experience. Back in March 2010 he scaled the heights and challenged Wladimir Klitschko for the world heavyweight championship. He therefore knows a good heavyweight when he sees one.

“At the moment they’re doing a good job of making Joshua look unbeatable,” said Chambers. “The only problem with that is you get to a point where that’s all you’re used to. Then you get in there with somebody who can prove you’re very beatable. Then panic sets in. Then you realise you have no foundations or experience to fall back on. Continue reading

Hobson: “Hall vs. Caballero is the best fight on UK TV this weekend”

Promoter Dennis Hobson believes Saturday night’s (October 25) IBF world bantamweight title fight between Stuart Hall and Randy Caballero will steal the show on what is a packed weekend for televised boxing in the United Kingdom.

Darlington’s Hall and Californian Caballero meet live on Channel 5 from 8.30pm. Also on the show from Monte Carlo are middleweight fights between St. Helens’ WBC Silver champion Martin Murray and Domenico Spada, and Trowbridge’s Nick Blackwell and Belarusian dangerman Sergey Khomitsky. Programming concludes at 11pm. Continue reading