British Boxing News
Birmingham super featherweight, Sean Davis, has revealed he motivates himself ahead of every bout by convincing himself he’s stepping into the ring with a monster.
‘Showtime’ has recorded a hat-trick of victories since turning professional earlier this year and takes on Irishman, Ben Mulligan, on Black Country Boxing’s Bad Blood in the Black Country show at Walsall Town Hall this coming Saturday (29th November). Continue reading
Lisa Whiteside and Sandy Ryan from the GB Boxing squad have both secured silver medals for England at the AIBA Women’s World Championships in Jeju Island, South Korea, after a series of fantastic performances. Continue reading
Clitheroe super-middleweight, Luke Blackledge 18(6)-2(2)-2 retained his WBC International Silver super-middleweight title with a shut-out points win over Bulgarian, Konstantin Alexandrov 3-4-0 in Blackburn on November 22nd. Continue reading
On a night where the main event failed to deliver on the fireworks promised Cleverly v Bellew II was ably propped up by an undercard featuring some of Britain’s brightest talents. Both current and future world champions sharpened their tools ahead of bigger nights to come.
Anthony Joshua KO1 Michael Sprott (10 x 3 mins British Heavyweight title eliminator)
When Anthony Joshua arrived in the ring at 11pm he did so with menace sporting a Tyson like get-up of solid black and like the erstwhile baddest man on the planet, the 2012 Olympian wasn’t in the mood to hang around. Continue reading
Tony Bellew gained sweet revenge this evening with a split decision victory over bitter rival Nathan Cleverly in his hometown of Liverpool. In doing so, Bellew (who moves on to 23-2) established himself as mandatory challenger to the WBO Cruiserweight World Champion Marco ‘Captain’ Huck.
It’s often the case that rematches just fail to deliver on their promise of a repeat of what had gone before. Tonight the Liverpool Echo Arena bore witness to one such occasion, when Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew met for the second time to settle their long-standing bitter feud, in the full view of the PPV cameras. Continue reading
The talk, the hype, the bravado, it all stops today for Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew as the time to set the record straight finally arrives. The magnitude of the occasion will have dawned on the fighters the moment they opened their eyes; failure is not an option at this stage of either career. And, if the weigh-in is anything to go by no stone has been left unturned, both men looked great tipping the scales at 14st 3lbs, ready to deliver as they did 3 and half years ago.
The moment has finally arrived to put an end once and for all to a bitter domestic rivalry that stretches back to before the first time Nathan Cleverly stood in the opposite corner to Tony Bellew in Liverpool’s Echo Arena in May 2011.
We return to the same venue, but this time under Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom banner, who has once more delivered one of deepest undercards in recent British boxing memory in support of one of the most eagerly anticipated fights of the year.
Here we will take a look at the mouthwatering list assembled that has boxing fans licking their lips. Continue reading
OVER A WEEK on from their competitive 12 round clash in Melbourne, Aussie legend Anthony Mundine says Sergey Rabchenko has every reason to hold his head high.
The former three-time world champion scored a split decision victory over Rabchenko at a packed Hisense Arena last Wednesday and is now targeting showdowns with the likes of Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Continue reading
British Bantamweight Champion Lee Haskins has been in spartan preparation for his upcoming international fight against dangerous Mexican Willy Velazquez. Haskins has been sparring with Robbie Turley who will be fighting Jamie Speight in a 10 round British Title eliminator. Continue reading
Nathan Cleverly 199 – Tony Bellew 199
James DeGale 167 – Marco Antonio Periban 169.6
Scott Quigg 121 – Hidenori Otake 121
Jamie McDonnell 117 – Javier Chacon 117
Anthony Joshua 240 – Michael Sprott 243
George Groves 167 – Denis Douglin 168.4
Anthony Joshua 240- Michael Sprott 243
Callum Smith 167- Nikola Sjekloca 167
Bradley Saunders 147 – Ivans Levickis 143