Stephen Simmons and Jon-Lewis Dickinson both say their clash on Saturday night will not go the distance as they meet at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle, live on Sky Sports.
Simmons defends his WBC International Silver title against local man Dickinson and the unbeaten Scotsman expects to have too much power for his host. Continue reading
Dennis Hobson Promotions return to the Northeast on November 29, when Jon-Lewis Dickinson takes centre stage at the Gateshead Leisure Centre.
Birtley’s Dickinson, who lost his British cruiserweight title in June to Ovill McKenzie, will take on former Olympian and British light-heavyweight title challenger Courtney Fry as he attempts to get back to the top. Continue reading
In a fight that would top most shows; Jon-Lewis Dickinson will be chief support to ‘Stuey’ Hall’s IBF world bantamweight title defence against Paul Butler at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena on June 7, with the Gateshead man taking on Ovill McKenzie in a winner-takes-all encounter.
Frank Maloney in association with Phil Jeffries and Loaded TV presents Championship Boxing
The big-punching Jon Lewis Dickinson and David Dolan are to fight Friday 15 February at The Rainton Meadows Arena, Sunderland, with Dickinson’s British cruiserweight title on the line, live and exclusive on Loaded TV (Sky Ch. 200). Continue reading
Jon Lewis Dickinson has suffered a torrid 2010/2011 when he faced not one but two career threatening injuries. He faces Shane McPhilbin on Saturday night for the vacant British Cruiserweight strap in the Echo Arena, live on Boxnation, the new home of British boxing. (Sky 437/Virgin Media 546)
I asked him how the injury affected his boxing career, names Jon is interested in facing and the condition of the cruiserweight division now that Rob Norton has left. Continue reading
The cruiserweight division has always been an intriguing division created to accommodate boxers that range between the light heavyweight division and the heavyweight division, Heavyweight generally weight around 215-230lbs.
With the heavyweight being dominated by Eastern European giants that seem to be fighting name fighters that are past their prime, or men that just don’t have the physical attribute to make an impression on the giants, or unconditioned athletes who have just turned up to collect the pay check, the cruiserweight division should flourish in theory. Continue reading
News: Dickinson fights McPhilbin on Harrison-Price undercard on October 13th; Perry-Mouton this Friday
Jon-Lewis Dickinson has had a rocky road to the summit of the British cruiserweight scene.
After winning Prizefighter in April 2010, a British title shot appeared imminent for the County Durham fighter but, instead, adversity lay just around the corner.
Just three months after his Prizefighter success Dickinson suffered his first reverse after sustaining a huge eye swelling against Tyrone Wright, before, in his next bout, catastrophe struck. Continue reading