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Conteh Supports New Liverpool Stars

Liverpool hero and British boxing great John Conteh met up with two of the new generation of Scouse stars Kevin Satchell and Jazza Dickens in their home city today.

The former British, Commonwealth, European and WBC World Light-Heavyweight Champion and superstar of his day visited Satchell and Dickens in their Red Triangle Gym to give them words of advice ahead of their big title fights at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Friday 6th March. Continue reading

Ormond Disqualified For Head Use, Flanagan Wins WBO European Title

Manchester star Terry Flanagan earned his shot at the WBO World Lightweight title with a victory over Stephen Ormond tonight at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall, after the Irishman was sensationally disqualified in the tenth round for excessive use of the head.

It was a thrilling and absorbing encounter between the rival 135-pounders from the opening bell with plenty of hard shots coming in from both men. Flanagan, coming into the fight as the undefeated British Champion, showed the sharper skills, while Ormond, the defending WBO European Champion, preferred to trade and try to land the harder shots. Continue reading

Latest Results From The Wolverhampton Civic Hall

Frank Warren, in association with PJ Rowson, presents Championship Boxing at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall, headlined by Stephen Ormond’s WBO European Lightweight title defence against Terry Flanagan and WBO World Title Eliminator.
Fight # 6

6 X 3 Minute Rounds Lightweight Contest

JOE COSTELLO (W TKO 1, 1:39) SANDOR HORVATH Continue reading

Saunders Passes On Ibf World Title Opportunity To Fight For Wbo Crown

Billy Joe Saunders has declined an opportunity to fight for the IBF World Middleweight Championship to remain on course for his WBO World title shot.

Undefeated Saunders, the IBF number four ranked contender, was this week offered a showdown for the Vacant IBF crown against the number one ranked Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam, after Felix Sturm also passed on the opportunity. Continue reading