It’s rare for pro boxers from the same gym to fight each other, but that’s just what’s going to happen this coming Saturday, when Enfield’s Michael Grant takes on Canning Town’s Billy Morgan, on the undercard of the Dereck Chisora versus Kevin Johnson WBA/WBO International Heavyweight title fight, that headlines the Frank Warren promoted ‘ROCK THE BOX III’ at the Copper Box in Stratford on Saturday 15th February 2014.
Both Michael and Billy have been coached at the TRAD TKO Gym in Canning Town, for the past four years or so, Michael by Barry Smith and Billy by father and son team Jimmy and Mark Tibbs. Continue reading
Cameroon-born 2004 Olympian Carlos Takam is the new World Boxing Federation World Heavyweight Champion after taking the title from American Michael Grant Friday night at the Gymnase du Clos de l’Arche in hometown Noisy-le-Grand, France. Continue reading
World Boxing Federation World Heavyweight Champion Michael Grant is ready to make his first title-defence in the hometown of tough challenger Carlos Takam on Friday May 24.
The pair will clash at the Gymnase du Clos de l’Arche in Noisy-le-Grand, France, on a show promoted by accomplished and respected promoter Joseph Germain. Continue reading
World Boxing Federation President Howard Goldberg confirmed today that WBF World Heavyweight Champion Michael Grant (48-4, 36 KOs) is set to defend his title against French-based Cameroon contender Carlos Takam (27-1, 21 KOs). Continue reading
Matt Skelton, Michael Grant Possibilities For Unbeaten David Price – If The Heavyweight Contender Can Get Past “A-Force” In October
By James Slater: Though he has yet to defeat fellow former Olympian Audley Harrison in a fight set for October 13th, David Price and his team have already got an eye on what could come next. According to The Liverpool Echo, the 2008 Olympic bronze medallist who is 13-0(11) as a pro has been approached with an offer to fight in South Africa next February, on a card that will honour Nelson Mandela.
29-year-old Price has been offered a fight with experienced former world heavyweight title challenger Michael Grant. Grant is almost as big as Price, and the veteran who is coming off KO wins over Tye Fields and Frans Botha would in all likelihood make a good learning opponent for the hope from Liverpool. Continue reading