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Woodhouse Signs With Hobson

Former British light-welterweight champion Curtis Woodhouse has turned his back on retirement and signed a three year managerial deal with promoter Dennis Hobson. Woodhouse, who gave up a lucrative career in top-flight football to become a paid fighter, lost his crown in June after an enthralling tussle with Scotland’s Willie Limond, and decided to call it a day shortly after. However, [...]

Cleverly/Bellew rematch live on Sky Sports Box Office

DeGale, Joshua, Quigg, McDonnell and Callum Smith all feature on massive undercard Tony Bellew will finally seek his revenge against arch rival Nathan Cleverly when the pair meet in the hugely-anticipated grudge match exclusively live on Sky Sports Box Office. Three years ago, Cleverly defeated Bellew by a tight majority decision as he defended is WBO World Light Heavyweight crown and finally [...]

Brad Watson has a Commonwealth title shot in his sights

Watson is campaigning at 8st 6lbs after admitting defeat in his battle with the scales - and manager Mickey Helliet is steering 'The Glamour Boy' from Guernsey towards a crack at Commonwealth champion Ross Burkinshaw. Helliet is planning to match Watson in a Commonwealth-title eliminator - if he wins on his show at the Camden Centre on Friday, October 10. "I'm ready to take the next [...]

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 [...]

Josh Warrington: I’ll bring Euro glory to Leeds

osh Warrington insists he is ready for the biggest fight of his career to date when he faces Davide Diele for the vacant European Featherweight title at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday (October 4) live on Sky Sports in association with Grosvenor Casinos. The Leeds star has personally shifted close to 2,000 tickets for Saturday’s show, and the 23 year old tastes international opposition [...]

Frankie Gavin is back in the ring next month

In August, Gavin, world amateur champion in 2007 and possibly Britain's best pure boxer, lost a narrow points decision to European welterweight champion Leonard Bundu at Wolverhampton Civic Hall - and he's back in action there on Friday, October 24. Promoter PJ Rowson has revealed the Birmingham slickster will face an international opponent over eight rounds to sharpen his tools before meeting Bradley [...]

Unbeaten Prospects Stalker And Catterall Clash On Echo Arena Show

Top talents Tom Stalker and Jack Catterall will clash in an exciting battle of unbeaten fighters on the big Echo Arena show in Liverpool on Saturday 25th October with the Vacant WBO European Light-Welterweight title on the line. The addition of another thrilling Championship contest brings the total to SIX on one huge night of boxing headlined by Paul Butler’s history making IBF World Super-Flyweight [...]

Nathan Clarke Hoping To Come Back With A Bang!

Chester’s Nathan Clarke is determined to make it third time lucky as he goes in search of a first professional win this weekend. The light welterweight is returning to the ring after a near three year absence. He last fought in 2011 and, after losing on his debut to Terry Needham in September of that year before drawing with Liam Ellis three months later, the 24 year-old wants that winning feeling. He [...]

Tommy Langford set to fight on Frankie Gavin undercard

Unbeaten middleweight prospect, Tommy Langford 10(2)-0-0 will enter into his 11th professional contest on the Frankie Gavin undercard at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall on Friday 24th October. The unbeaten star will join fellow Brummie’s, Frankie Gavin, Natty Howell, Luke Paddock and Andrew Robinson on the PJ Rowson promoted show. Opponent for Langford comes in the shape of 28-year-old middleweight, [...]

Antonio Counihan: I’m Going To Put On A Great Performance For the Fans on October 25th

Solihull’s Antonio Counihan, who has been described as one of the most talented and exciting young lightweights to hit the British pro scene over the past year, is set to return to the Capital City in October, when he features on the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events promoted CAPITAL PUNISHMENT mega event at York Hall on Saturday 25th October. During his stellar amateur career young Antonio fought [...]

Abraham vs Smith: ‘That’s What Happens In Germany’

First of all, congratulations to Paul Smith who delivered a career best performance, which he promised, on the night when it mattered the most. A monumental effort behind enemy lines, which was appreciated by every set of fully functioning eyeballs which had the joy of tuning in for what was a tremendous fight. Isn’t it such a shame that we find ourselves on familiar ground once again, marveling [...]

Larry Ekundayo: It’s time for the Natural to shine

In just under two weeks “Time for the Natural” is being staged at York Hall Bethnal Green headed by the first Nigerian boxer ever to headline a professional boxing show at the Iconic York Hall, Bethnal Green. Headlining is former Prizefighter winner and seven fight undefeated Larry “The Natural” Ekundayo. Ekundayo has his first title fight when he takes on Stanislav Nenkov for the International [...]