MUCH of the historic York Hall in Bethnal Green will be covered with the tricolour of Ireland on Saturday night as the Upton brothers look to extend their records.
Fighting siblings Anthony, Pauly and Sonny have some of the most passionate supporters in the sport and it is sure to be raucous evening in the East End. Continue reading
UNBEATEN light-welterweight prospect Anthony Upton has been added to Francis Warren’s show at the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester on June 14.
The Ricky Hatton-trained 22-year-old was due to appear on a show at the Troxy in London that same night, but the promotion has been pulled due to it clashing with England’s World Cup opener against Italy. Continue reading
LIGHT-WELTERWEIGHT prospect Anthony Upton has signed a long-term deal with Hatton Promotions.
The 22-year-old, who was an Irish international as an amateur, has been training with Ricky Hatton for a number of months and joins his older brother Sonny on the Hitman’s promotional roster. Continue reading
Last Friday night Johnny Eames and the TRAD TKO Events crew presented their latest installment – aptly named BROTHERS IN ARMS – and too be honest it was even better than their previous ones, which I, as well as I am sure anyone that attended the first two shows, would not have thought possible.
As before matchmaker Jon Pegg ensured a night of exciting and evenly matched bouts, much to the delight of the assembled fans, perhaps not so much for Johnny Eames – the reason, well that will become clear, dramatic events of the night unfold, in the following report.
Besides the ‘in the ring’ action and drama there was also a highly charged element of suspense and intrigue surrounding the final fight of the evening, which ultimately led to the Shiya Ozgul versus Chris Jenkinson bout being sanctioned by the Malta Boxing Commission and not the British Boxing Board of Control, who sanctioned the rest of the card Continue reading
The weigh-in for tonight’s Southern Area Light Middleweight title clash, at the York Hall in Bethnal Green, London, between Champion Nathan Graham and Challenger Freddie Turner, took place yesterday afternoon at the TRAD TKO Boxing Gym in London.
WEIGHTS & QUOTES
Nathan Graham – 10 stone 13 ½ pounds
“God Willing I’ll retain my title. Continue reading
Professional boxing pair from Romford, Paul and Anthony Upton, will share the stage together on October 18th at the famous York Hall in London on the aptly titled ‘Brothers in Arms’ show.
Promoted by Showtime Sports Events, the evening of boxing also features another set of siblings in debutants Onder and Siar Ozgul accompanied by an array of up and coming talent from the TRAD TKO Gym in Canning Town. Continue reading
A film crew from the new British sports channel BT Sport made a visit to the famous East London fight factory, TRAD TKO Boxing Gym, earlier this week to gauge the opinions of the top coaches and many of the young boxing prospects that train there. Continue reading
For the past few months famed manager/coach, and now promoter, Johnny Eames has been busy scouring both the domestic and European Amateur and Pro ranks, searching for top unattached prospects to sign with his and TRAD TKO business partner Gianluca Di Caro’s newly launched promotional outfit, Showtime Sports Events Limited. Continue reading