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Alan Higgins in action on April 25th

He's beaten John Ryder and Frank Buglioni and now the best British middleweight prospect you've never seen says he's ready to make 2014 his year. Away from the cameras, Alan Higgins has won all seven fights, aims to make it eight straight wins in Bethnal Green next month and says his motivations include amateur wins over Ryder and Buglioni. "Those results drive me on," said the 25 year-old from [...]

Elliott Matthews predicts another war

Elliott Matthews predicts another war when he defends his Southern Area middleweight title in front of the TV cameras on Friday night. 'Boxing News' rated his title-winning effort against Gary Boulden as one of the best fights they saw in 2013 - and fight fans across Europe will watch his defence against Diego Burton at the Camden Centre. Eurosport's cameras will be beaming the fight into homes [...]

Hellraiser Promotions’ show this week features a fighter who hits like Gennady Golovkin

Golovkin is near the top of any list of pound-for-pound power punches - and coach John Tandy reckons Arthur Hermann has the same lights-out power in his fists. Tandy knows all about Golovkin having watched him bash up his boxers in America - and will be in Hermann's corner he aims to extend his own knock-out streak at the Camden Centre on Friday night. The German middleweight has a perfect 9-0 [...]

JJ McDonagh is back in front of the TV cameras this month

Irish super-middleweight champion JJ McDonagh is back in front of the TV cameras this month. McDonagh came to prominence with his run to the final of the 'Prizefighter' on Sky Sports in May, 2012 - and since then, he's boxed only once. But the 28 year-old from Mullingar can get his career moving again with victory at the Camden Centre on Friday, February 21. He's matched with decent looking Polish [...]

Robert Waterman praises Michael Maguire

Michael Maguire has been backed to end more than 20 years of hurt for Peterborough fighters. Not since Gary DeRoux lost the British featherweight title in 1991 have city fight fans seen one of their own win a major championship. Manager Robert Waterman reckons Maguire can end the wait after watching the 24 year-old from Eastfield race to a two-round stoppage of Krzysztof Rogowski at Bushfield [...]

George Groves picked up an award at Mayfair Sporting Club’s latest show

Groves was guest of honour at the Millennium Hotel for a dinner show - and was presented with the Mayfair Sporting Club Boxer of the Year award. He was handed the award by Mayfair Sporting Club head Mickey Helliet and said: "We wanted to recognise George's performance against Carl Froch last November. "For me and many other members of the club, the fight evoked memories of the classic battles [...]

Hellraiser presents a night of championship boxing at the Camden Centre on Friday

Hellraiser presents a night of championship boxing at the Camden Centre on Friday, February 21. The event sponsored by OISG.com will be screened on Eurosport to 109 countries worldwide - and topping the bill is 'The Knock-out King.' Elliott Matthews has six wins inside three rounds on his record - and the Watford middleweight can also dig deep when his bombs don't finish the fight early. 'Boxing [...]

As Sylvester Stallone gets back in the ring, Michael Mooney says: “I’m the new Rocky.”

Oscar-winners Stallone and Robert DeNiro star as creaky ring veterans in new film 'The Grudge' - and Mooney says he's keeping the spirit of Hollywood's best-loved boxer alive. "I grew up watching the 'Rocky' films," said the 28 year-old light-welterweight, "and for me, that's what boxing is all about. "It's about going in there against the odds and steaming through people with sheer brute force [...]

Nathan Reeve vs. Louis Norman on Sunday

Nathan Reeve is ready to give everything to capture the vacant English flyweight title in Wolverhampton on Sunday. His back-and-forth battle with Terry Broadbent last year was one of the best small-hall scraps of 2012 - and he is also remembered by fight fans for a gutsy showing in 'Prizefighter.' Reeve looks set to thrill fight fans again at the Civic Hall. Louis '2 Sweet' Norman is a cocksure [...]

Alan Bosworth urges Nathan Reeve to follow the game plan

Alan Bosworth has urged Nathan Reeve to follow the game plan that brought him the St George's belt in this weekend's English-title fight in Wolverhampton. Bosworth became Northampton's first boxer to win English honours when he ground out an upset points win over Stephen Smith for the vacant light-welterweight belt in Bethnal Green in December, 2003. A decade on, he will be cheering on Reeve when [...]