After adding his first world champion to the VIP Promotions’ stable, Steve Wood is hoping Andy Colquhoun will prove to be another success story when he takes on David Barnes in Liverpool on July 25. Continue reading
There are high hopes for Andy Colquhoun in Merseyside boxing-circles. The unbeaten light-welterweight has looked a class act getting to 13-0, but the apprenticeship is now over with the Liverpudlian set to face former double-British champion David Barnes on July 25. Continue reading
Rick Godding says his dream of lifting the Lonsdale Belt is the only thing that stopped him quitting boxing
Bolton’s Rick Godding says his dream of lifting the Lonsdale Belt is the only thing that stopped him quitting boxing after injury halted his rapid rise to the top.
Touted as a future star likely to surpass British title level, the light-middleweight’s career came to a halt in 2013 after shoulder problems, and a subsequent spell on the surgeon’s table, derailed his ambitions. Continue reading
Rising star Jimmy Kelly’s career could be in tatters if gets clipped by African hitman Isaac Aryee at Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse on June 20. Continue reading
Isaac Lowe has promised that the English featherweight belt is returning home with him when he faces Lee Glover for the vacant title on April 4 at Blackburn’s King George’s Hall. Continue reading
Boxing fans get the chance to watch a crucial Commonwealth title fight bill live and free on April 4, when two of the UK’s brightest prospects clash on vipboxing.tv. Continue reading
Jay Metcalfe – son of former WBU world champ Shea Neary – will need to be on top of his game when he takes on William Warburton this Saturday (March 21) at Liverpool’s Olympia. Continue reading
Liverpool’s Andy Colquhoun knows all about the dangers of stepping in the ring with Dean Mills. Former Commonwealth lightweight champion – and good friend of Colquhoun – David Burke made a 2013 comeback against the Somerset man, only to be knocked out in four vicious rounds. Continue reading
Jimmy Kelly is the Clark Kent of Manchester boxing.
Mild-mannered and with the look of an accountant rather than a prizefighter, the Mancunian (pictured alongside Tyson Fury) epitomises the old adage that ‘looks can be deceiving’ for – make no mistake – Kelly can fight. Continue reading
Cumbria’s Rick Skelton gets the chance to significantly raise his profile when he tops the bill on free boxing channel vipboxing.tv on February 28. Continue reading