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Fury raring to go ahead of Abell clash live this Saturday on Boxnation

Plus Chisora takes on brash talking Johnson on Copper Box Show London (Feb. 14) - Tyson Fury is hoping a nightmare week can’t get any worse as he returns to action this weekend live on BoxNation. The rising Manchester star has endured a terrible last seven days with his wife being rushed into hospital for an emergency operation, two of his cars being set ablaze at his house and being cut in [...]

Tyson Fury tips-in at a heavy 274-pounds for clash with Joey Abell!

The weights are in for tomorrow’s heavyweight doubleheader in London, and the biggest shock/newsworthy item is the poundage Tyson Fury came in at. Fury tipped-in at 274-pounds, some twenty pounds heavier than for his last fight, while his opponent Joey Abell came in at 241-pounds. Fury did not remove his shirt while weighing in. In the chief support, Dereck Chisora, who has battled weight problems [...]

Tyson Fury weighs a hefty 274 lbs, Abell 241

COPPER BOX ARENA WEIGH-IN RESULT THE VACANT WBA INTERCONTINENTAL WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP 12 X 3 Minute Rounds at 10st 7lbs (147lbs) BRADLEY SKEETE 10st 6lb 8oz (146lbs) vs. CHRISTOPHE SEBIRE 10st 4lb (144lbs) THE WBO EUROPEAN SUPER-MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP 10 X 3 Minute Rounds at 12st (168lbs) FRANK BUGLIONI 11st 13lb 3/4oz (167lbs) vs. GAETANO NESPRO 11st [...]

Video: Kevin Johnson and Joey Abell Promise Brit Bashing

American heavyweight tag team Kevin Johnson and Joey Abell aim to make it a double Brit bashing this Saturday (15th February) night at the Copper Box Arena. Johnson takes on Dereck Chisora for his WBO and WBA International titles in the main event, while Abell faces undefeated Tyson Fury in the ten-round chief support, The pair joined forces at today’s media work-out at the Peacock [...]

Fury out to blast past Abell on BoxNation before ‘Battle of Britain’ blockbuster with heavyweight rival Chisora

LONDON (Feb. 12) - Heavyweight star Tyson Fury is in confident mood ahead of his ring return against big-hitting Joey Abell this weekend. The Manchester bruiser will step back into the ring at the Copper Box Arena this Saturday night, live on BoxNation, following nearly a year of inactivity after two dates to meet David Haye were cancelled by the Londoner and former WBA heavyweight world champion. [...]

Another Short Notice Fight for Joey Abell, It’s a Big One in Tyson Fury

This is a late notice fight, scheduled to take place in London, Feb 15, so it doesn't give Joey much time to prepare. Still, it's like a late Christmas present, because Joey's always had difficulty getting fights. Fighters need to fight to stay sharp. Those few times when Joey did get a shot at moving up, he just wasn't ready. He's always had the punch and decent skills, but he never had a chance [...]

Tyson Fury now facing Joey Abell on Feb. 15th; Basile sick

Heavyweight destroyer Tyson Fury has promised not to let new opponent Joey Abell derail him from his summer showdown with Dereck Chisora at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday 15th February. Fury was due to face Gonzalo Omar Basile but the Argentine has withdrawn because of a lung infection, instead he will face dynamite-fisted America Abell over ten rounds on the card headlined by Chisora’s [...]

Kubrat Pulev stops late sub Joey Abell to defend his IBF intercontinental title

Joey Abell filled in for injured Sherman Williams on a week’s notice and faced undefeated Pulev in Neubrandenburg, Germany on Dec. 14. The IBF intercontinental title and Pulev’s hard-gained number 1 IBF ranking were at stake. Abell weighed in at 248.5, Pulev at 252.8 and both appeared to be fit full-sized heavyweights. Abell’s southpaw stance was expected to give Pulev some trouble. Pulev is [...]

Huge break for Joey Abell – will face undefeated Kubrat Pulev

Joey "Minnesota Ice" Abell 29(KO 28)-6(KO 4)-0 couldn't turn it down, even if it is short notice. Joey's break came when veteran Sherman Williams suffered an injury in training camp. Williams had to back out of his December 14th bout with Kubrat "The Cobra" Pulev 18 (KO 9)-0-0. The winner has a shot to fight Wladimir Klitschko. Somebody wake Joey, this is a terrific chance. It's safe to say [...]