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Channel 5 and Spike team up

Channel 5 and Spike have teamed up to bring you a bumper fight weekender from Friday night on the 12th June through to 13th June which will KNOCK YOU OUT!

We start on Spike with highly rated World Champion Erislandy Lara defending his title against Delvin Rodriguez LIVE on Friday night, 12th June at 2am (morning of Saturday 13th June) in the Spike UK debut of the brand new boxing series, Premier Boxing Champions. Polish heavyweight superstar, Artur Szpilka will also be on the bill. He’s become a Chicago favorite after consecutive wins in his last two fights. Continue reading

Haskins plans to beat Iwasa and put Bristol back on the boxing map

By Lee Haskins: This week is the last really hard week of training and I’m determined to put it all in. After this week I start to taper down and allow my body to repair ahead of my fight against Ryosuke Iwasa on June 13. It’s important to get the balance right; heavy stuff this week and then lighter stuff during fight week. It’s something I’ve done many times before, of course, so I like to think I know what I’m doing by now. Continue reading

Haskins welcomes Iwasa to Bristol

By Lee Haskins: I don’t envy the task facing Ryosuke Iwasa next month. Not only does he have to fight me, he also has to fight me in Bristol of all places. For a man that has never fought outside his native Japan before, this could prove to be one hell of a hurdle to overcome. Continue reading

Haskins fights Omar Lamiri for the vacant European bantamweight title

World-ranked bantamweight Lee Haskins looks to steal the show when he faces Omar Lamiri for the vacant European title on February 21 in Monte Carlo.

The fight, televised by Channel 5, makes up part of the undercard to Gennady Golovkin’s WBA Super world middleweight title defence against St. Helens’ Martin Murray, and former European champion Haskins, thankful for the showcase, is ready to catapult himself towards a world title shot in 2015. Continue reading