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Luke Campbell documentary airs on Sky Sports tonight

Go behind the scenes with the Gold medal hero from 10pm – and On Demand now

Luke Campbell MBE is the subject of a special Sky Sports documentary tonight at 10.15pm on Sky Sports 2 – ‘Luke Campbell – The Golden Boy’ – and is already available On Demand.

The ‘Golden Boy’ is the emotional and uplifting story of Olympic gold medallist Luke Campbell. A one hour documentary that charts Luke’s incredible ongoing journey. From a dyslexic 13 year old, struggling to win club bouts through to London 2012. The Hull hero making history as Britain’s most decorated ever amateur boxer. Then moving on to his new mission, to conquer the World as a professional. Continue reading

Emotional Campbell to fight on March 7

Luke Campbell MBE has decided to box on March 7 at the Ice Arena in Hull, live on Sky Sports.

The Olympic gold medal hero pulled out of the show earlier in February due to the ill health of his father, who had been moved to Dove House Hospice after a period of intensive care. Continue reading

Froch vacates IBF title; Luke Campbell Statement

Carl Froch has vacated the IBF Super Middleweight title as he recovers from the injury that ruled him out of a clash with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

The four-time World champion will now consider his future before potentially defending his WBA Super Middleweight title this summer.

Mandatory challenger James DeGale MBE will now fight the next available contender for the vacant title, and the IBF will instruct Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Sport as to who that will be and negotiations will commence immediately. Continue reading

Point of No Return – Ringside Review – Coyle destroys Katsidis!

Tommy Coyle and Luke Campbell solidified their status as treasures of the city of Hull with career best performances in front of a capacity crowd tonight, paving the way for an open air grudge match in the summer. You’ve got to think that although Eddie Hearn stood by his assertions that this fight will be made, he will be having a rethink about the timing following Tommy Coyle’s demolition of Michael Katsidis in particular.

In a night of personal best’s Gavin McDonnell was in no mood to miss out on the fun, outpointing Vusi Malinga in a display of will, determination and no shortage of skill to the delight of the Humberside crowd. Continue reading

Coyle beats Katsidis, McDonnell decisions Malinga; Campbell destroys Brizuela

The bigger, faster, and younger Tommy Coyle (20-2, 9 KOs) took out Michael Katsidis (30-7, 24 KOs) in the 2nd round on Saturday night at the Hull Arena in Hull, England. Katsidis, 34, was pressuring Coyle at the time, and he was caught by a fast left hook that dropped him on all fours on the canvas. When Katsidis got to his feet, he staggered briefly while being checked out by referee Marcus McDonnell, and that was all it took for him stop the fight.

The fight was officially stopped at 1:33 of the round. Katsidis stopped staggered and looked like he was ready to continue fighting, but McDonnell wasn’t going to let him continue. The shot that Coyle threw wasn’t a really big punch. It was just a case of Katsidis not having his guard up, and him not being ready for the punch. Continue reading

Point of No Return – Preview: Coyle vs Katsidis, Campbell vs Brizuela

The title chosen for Saturday’s Matchroom Boxing event at the Hull Ice Arena seems an apt description of differing grades for the main event and chief support bouts in what promises to be an eventful evening in Humberside.

Tommy Coyle v Michael Katsidis (12 x 3 – IBF International Lightweight Belt)

Tommy Coyle now 19-2 (8KO’s) is thrust into the biggest test of his career, on paper at least, against the Australian banger Michael Katsidis 30-6 (24KO’s) for the IBF International Lightweight title. Both fighters find themselves at a crucial stage in their careers where a defeat would be fatal to any aspirations they have of continuing to top the bill on shows such as this. Continue reading