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Woodhouse vs Harrison Could Happen

Dennis Hobson has revealed that a potential showdown between Curtis Woodhouse and Scott Harrison could be a reality.

Woodhouse – the only man to have played in the Premier League and been a British champion – and former world featherweight king Harrison have been exchanging barbs on Twitter, resulting in the Scot offering to settle the matter in a pub car park! Continue reading

Woodhouse Signs With Hobson

Former British light-welterweight champion Curtis Woodhouse has turned his back on retirement and signed a three year managerial deal with promoter Dennis Hobson.

Woodhouse, who gave up a lucrative career in top-flight football to become a paid fighter, lost his crown in June after an enthralling tussle with Scotland’s Willie Limond, and decided to call it a day shortly after. Continue reading

Simmons and Camacho steal show at press conference

Cruiserweight rivalry ready to explode on Friday night

Stephen Simmons and Wadi Camacho renewed their rivalry and stole the show at today’s pre-fight press conference for Friday night’s bill at the Braehead Arena in Glasgow, live on Sky Sports.

Simmons defends his WBC International Silver title against Camacho, but with their bitter feud simmering for months now, it’s the personal bragging rights that both men are eager to seize come fight night.

Promoter Eddie Hearn allowed headline star Ricky Burns and Commonwealth and British Light Welterweight foes Willie Limond and Curtis Woodhouse to speak first at the packed press conference before turning to the grudge match. Continue reading

Willie Limond says he must beat Curtis Woodhouse

Willie Limond says he must beat Curtis Woodhouse when they clash for the British and Commonwealth Light Welterweight titles at the Braehead Arena in Glasgow on Friday June 27 live on Sky Sports – otherwise it could be the end of the road.

Limond defends his Commonwealth crown for the second time against Woodhouse having claimed the title last January and retaining it last June, while Woodhouse makes the first defence of the British belt he won in fantastic style against Darren Hamilton in Hull in February. Continue reading

Willie Limond vs Curtis Woodhouse at the Braehead Arena in Glasgow on June 27

Willie Limond will defend his Commonwealth Light Welterweight title against British champion Curtis Woodhouse on a huge night of boxing headlined by Ricky Burns at the Braehead Arena in Glasgow on Friday June 27, live on Sky Sports.

Limond welcomes Woodhouse into his backyard with both titles on the line for the evergreen duo, who claimed their titles in style. Continue reading

Bradley Saunders targets Curtis Woodhouse and Willie Limond

Hot light-welterweight prospect Bradley Saunders says he’s ready, willing and able to beat British Champion Curtis Woodhouse and Commonwealth Champion Willie Limond.

The 2007 World Amateur Championship Bronze Medallist and 2008 Beijing Olympian, who’s currently undefeated in eight fights with six knockouts, features on the undercard of tomorrow night’s big IBF World Bantamweight title clash between Stuart Hall and Martin Ward, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/HD 490 and Virgin Ch. 546). Continue reading

Cinderella Man displays tenacious Fighting Pride

Anybody who watched Matchroom’s ‘Fighting Pride’ show live on Sky Sports last night had witnessed something special; the fight fans that were present at Hull’s Ice Arena are truly the lucky ones for the event was one that will not be forgotten anytime soon.

On paper the evening looked promising with a few intriguing match-ups but nobody could possibly have been expecting the drama and excitement that ran through pretty much the whole of the four hour broadcast.

There is one fighter who featured on the bill whom I want to pay particular attention to but first I will briefly run through the evening’s action.

The first bout was a contest for the British super-bantamweight title, vacated by Kid Galahad as he seeks European honours, between Gavin McDonnell and Leigh Wood. Alongside such boxers as Kell Brook and Kid Galahad, real name Abdul Barry Awad, Wood fights out of the Ingle Gym and exhibits the slippery and awkward style that the gym is famed for. Continue reading