Fight fans are being urged to sit tight in their seats, batten down the hatches and prepare for an absolute barnstormer at the Blackpool Winter Gardens on December 14, when Brian Rose defends his British light-middleweight title in a grudge match against Sam Webb on VIP Promotions’ ‘Fighting for Keeps’ card.
Local man Rose, 27, with the added incentive of winning the Lonsdale Belt outright if he defeats Webb, knows the Londoner represents a tough challenge. Continue reading
SERGEY RABCHENKO wants to face British light-middleweight champion Brian Rose.
The Manchester based Belarussian makes the first defence of his European crown against Frenchman Cedric Vitu (35-1) at Manchester Arena on Saturday.
Rabchenko (21-0) is trained by Ricky Hatton who headlines Saturday’s card when he returns in a ten rounder against Vyacheslav Senchenko. Continue reading
SHOWTIME’s Hall Of Fame Boxing Analyst Al Bernstein calls the November 10 Abner Mares-Anselmo Moreno bout “one of those classic style match-ups that you don’t often see.”
The undefeated Mares will defend his super bantamweight title against Moreno, who has not lost a match in 10 years. Bernstein said, “This is really a special match, because both men are at the top of their game and bring to the ring styles that make this fight so intriguing. Mares is a boxer-puncher with an emphasis on the puncher while Moreno is a boxer-puncher with the emphasis on the boxer. But, both throw a lot of punches and both have a huge will to win. I think this will be special.” Continue reading