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4 Days To Richard Commey v Gary Buckland

With only four days to go until the sold out Azonto Time card at York Hall, Bethnal Green, the heat is rising on arguably one of the best non tv small hall shows in many years. Promoter Steve Goodwin has ensured that for those who have not been able to buy a ticket the action will be streamed live FREE OF CHARGE from 7pm on www, Continue reading

Gavin Rees: It’s win or bust against Buckland

Gavin Rees says that defeat against Gary Buckland at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on February 22 would spell the end of his career.

The former WBA World Light Welterweight champion was stopped by Adrien Broner in Atlantic City for ‘The Problem’s’ WBC Lightweight crown in February and followed that with a slender defeat to Anthony Crolla in Bolton in June. Continue reading

Tony Borg: ‘There’s gonna be a lot of tears in the Smith household on Sunday morning!’

It took Tony Borg almost 40 years of graft to become an overnight success in boxing.

The fight game has been the central feature of the diminutive Welsh trainer’s life since he first laced up at the tender age of seven. However, it wasn’t until his flagship fighters, Lee Selby and Gary Buckland clumped their way to British titles, just a week apart, in 2011, that the fight cognoscenti finally started to acknowledge Borg’s knowledge and talent. Continue reading

Tony Borg “Stephen Smith is one of the best but Gary Buckland is exceptional

STRENGTH will be the main difference between British super-featherweight champion Gary Buckland and challenger Stephen Smith this weekend, says trainer Tony Borg.

Borg has already trained Lee Selby to defeat the Liverpudlian and he believes Buckland will score another a victory for Wales at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff. Continue reading

Gary Buckland: Lee Selby tells me I’ll be too strong for Stephen Smith

British Super-Featherweight Champion Gary Buckland aims to cause double Welsh heartache for challenger Stephen Smith on Saturday 17th August at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena.

Cardiff hero Buckland trains alongside Lee Selby who inflicted the first defeat to Smith’s record in September 2011, sensationally stopping the Liverpool star in eight rounds and taking his British Featherweight title. Continue reading

Gary Buckland: “Argentinian Crowd Won’t Bother Me”

GARY BUCKLAND says he’s not bothered about boxing Fernando David Saucedo in his backyard as he’s already fought most of his career away from home. Buckland, 26, faces the Argentinian for the vacant WBC International Silver super-featherweight crown on the undercard of Martin Murray’s huge world title clash with Sergio Martinez. Continue reading