After setting up the City of Hull Boxing Club, and producing three national champions, Mike Gibbons was faced with a difficult dilemma when the ABAE recently barred amateur coaches from working professional corners. Continue reading
Nine-fight unbeaten Joel Haigh is sure he’ll get back to winning ways when he tops the bill at the Hull City Hall on May 2.
After two draws in his last two outings, against Youssef Al Hamidi and Andy Harris, the 23-year-old faces Ibrar Riyaz for the British Masters Silver lightweight belt on home turf. And with training tips coming from local star Tommy Coyle; ‘Gentleman’ Joel is promising an improved performance. Continue reading
John Quigley has gone from Liverpool to Hollywood and back again – and he couldn’t be more pleased. After spending months training in some of the toughest gyms in The States, as well as three winning fights in America, John tops the bill at the Greenbank Sports Centre on Saturday April 26 and enters the contest with his confidence sky-high. Continue reading
It’s a great time to be turning pro if you’re a fighter from Hull. With IBF International champion Tommy Coyle and Olympic gold medalist Luke Campbell both hailing from the city, young Charlie Payton doesn’t need to look far for inspiration.
The 22-year-old gets his second pro outing at Hull’s City Hall on May 2, on a show streamed live and free on VIPBOXING.TV. And the former double ABA champion is desperate to impress again after dropping wily veteran Kristian Laight on route to a February debut points victory. Continue reading
Liverpool fight fans could well have an exciting new KO star to get behind, if ex-MMA warrior Colin Farricker’s pro boxing debut is anything to go by. Continue reading
Tonight’s VIP Promotions show at Colne’s Municipal Hall, headlined by Shayne ‘The Pain’ Singleton fighting for the WBC International Silver welterweight title, can be viewed live/FREE at VIPBOXING.TV.
Colne’s Shayne Singleton is eyeing a challenge to Frankie Gavin and his British welterweight crown if he comes through his next outing.
The 16-bout unbeaten fighter takes on Hungarian puncher Laszlo Fazekas in his hometown’s Municipal Hall on Friday April 11 for the WBC International Silver title. And, with the show streamed live and FREE on VIPBOXING.TV, ‘The Pain’ is looking to show that he is ready for Britain’s best. Continue reading
After recently calling out the UK’s best light-middleweights; King Davidson gets a meaningful British test sooner than he thought when he faces Bradley Pryce at the Wythenshawe Forum on April 5, live and free on VIPBOXING.TV, in a Commonwealth title eliminator.
Nigeria’s Davidson, a former Commonwealth Games bronze medalist, was slated to face Sandor Micsko for the WBO International belt but, with the Hungarian’s withdrawal, the ‘Hand of God’ now gets former Commonwealth champ Pryce in what will be a good yardstick of his potential. Continue reading
Former star amateur, King Davidson, has issued a challenge to the UK’s light-middleweight fighters. The Nigerian, who won 175 of 180 amateur fights, recently signed for VIP Promotions and will have his first outing for the stable at the Wythenshawe Forum on April 5 when he fights for the WBO International crown. Continue reading
After a stop-start career, Preston prospect Mick Hall is relishing a fresh start when he appears at the Blackpool Winter Gardens on Saturday March 29. Continue reading
Huge-punching Adam Machaj is looking to outdo heavyweight rivals, Anthony Joshua and Hughie Fury, by KO’ing his next opponent in a round. Continue reading