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Tete slams ‘boy’ Butler and trashes his chances of making history

IBF World Super-Flyweight Champion Zolani Tete said he’ll end challenger Paul Butler’s dream of making history by being the first British boxer in over a 100 years to win a second world title at a lighter weight.

The teak-tough South African puts his title on the line against Butler at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Saturday 25th October on a huge fight card that also features Merseyside stars Liam Smith, Derry Matthews, Kevin Satchell and Tom Stalker all in title action, live on BoxNation. Continue reading

Butler Targets Record Breaking Second World Title

Ellesmere Port star Paul Butler will challenge IBF World Super-Flyweight Champion Zolani Tete on Saturday 25th October at the Liverpool Echo Arena (subject to IBF final approval).

Butler stepped up a division to bantamweight and beat IBF World Champion Stuart Hall on points in June to become the fastest ever Englishman to win a world title. Continue reading

Magnificent Seven Fight Again’ Tickets On Sale Now!

Tickets for promoter Frank Warren’s ‘Magnificent Seven Fight Again’ show at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Saturday 25th October are now on sale.

The blockbuster event features some of the best talent in British boxing, including Merseyside stars: Paul Butler, Liam Smith, Derry Mathews and Kevin Satchell, plus Manchester hot-shot Terry Flanagan all in big title action, and on the undercard Chris Eubank Jnr., and many more. Continue reading

‘Magnificent Seven Fight Again’ Tickets On Sale Tomorrow

Tickets for promoter Frank Warren’s ‘Magnificent Seven Fight Again’ show at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Saturday 25th October will go on sale tomorrow (Wednesday 13th August) at midday.

The blockbuster event features some of the best talent in British boxing, including Merseyside stars: Paul Butler, Liam Smith, Derry Mathews, Terry Flanagan and Kevin Satchell, all in big title action, plus Chris Eubank Jnr., and many more. Continue reading

Hobson Clarifies Jamie McDonnell Situation

Dennis Hobson can confirm that, as the registered British Boxing Board of Control manager of Jamie McDonnell, the only offer received regarding a potential unification clash with new world champ Paul Butler, has come from Frank Warren.

In a fantastic fight, Butler claimed the IBF world bantamweight title on Saturday June 7 with a controversial points victory over former holder Stuart Hall. And, with Doncaster’s McDonnell recently becoming the WBA champion, speculation has naturally followed regarding a potential all-British clash between the pair. Continue reading