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Buglioni Out To Show He’s Learnt From Khomitsky Setback

LONDON (16 July) – Rising star Frank Buglioni insists he has learnt from his shock defeat to Sergey Khomitsky as he looks to bounce back in style tonight.

The highly touted super-middleweight ace takes on the sturdy Sam Couzens at The York Hall in Bethnal Green with the aim of getting back to winning ways following his unscripted sixth round stoppage to Khomitsky last April. Continue reading

Terry Flanagan Interview

After a top grade five and a half year pro apprenticeship, boxing fans should finally discover whether Manchester lightweight Terry Flanagan has the tools and fortitude to cut it in major title class next weekend.

The 25 year old southpaw has already bagged Prizefighter and English titles whilst running up a perfect 24 fight slate (eight stoppages). Continue reading

David Price sidelined with hand injury, will return in December

Yesterday former British and Commonwealth Champion David Price (18-2, 15 KOs) underwent surgery to repair a damaged tendon in his right hand. The operation, performed by renowned hand specialist Mike Hayton, was a success and the 6ft 8’’ heavyweight is expected to make his ring return in December.

‘’I picked up a hand injury in my last fight against Zavorotnyi,’’ said Price. ‘’It had been four weeks and there had been no real improvement so I went to see Mike Hayton and we decided to open it up and see what the problem was. Continue reading

Jamie Kavanagh joins the MGM stable

Once more MGM are very excited to announce the signing of yet another promising boxer. Jamie Kavanagh who is promoted by Golden Boy Promotions will now be managed by Daniel Kinahan.

This news follows the signing of Derry Mathews and Iain Butcher last week and continues to reinforce that MGM is the place to be. Continue reading

Mitchell Smith Interview

At the age of 21 and with just 34 pro rounds on his perfect 8-0 (4) slate, Harrow Weald super-featherweight Mitchell Smith is already honing in on the major titles.

If the former ABA champion’s talent is incontestable, his application has been rather less so. But following a wake-up call in his first 10 rounder against Scott Moises last September, ‘the Baby Faced Assassin’ began to get his act together. Continue reading

Louis Adolphe Interview

2012 English ABA champion Louis Adolphe finally makes his pro debut at the York Hall this Wednesday in a four rounder.

The 22 year old Wimbledon welter graduated from the highly regarded Earlsfield ABC academy with several national honours and England vests and now hopes his slick skills can take him to the big titles and big money as a pro. Continue reading

Rileys to be Title Sponsors for Chisora v Fury

Britain’s premier chain of Sports Bars, Rileys are to take the role of title sponsor for the mammoth British Heavyweight dust up between Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury on Saturday 26th July at the Phones 4 U Arena Manchester.

The huge heavyweight fight, between British boxing’s two most controversial stars, which will serve as a final eliminator for the chance to face Wladimir Klitschko for the world Heavyweight Championship. The all on the line clash, between the two rivals will be shown live and exclusive on the Channel of Champions BoxNation (Sky 437 (HD on 490) and Virgin 546) Continue reading

Peter Fury Interview: Tyson By Stoppage By Round 8

For the past two years, Peter Fury has used an iron fist to transform nephew Tyson from a playboy into a serious player in the upper echelons of heavyweight boxing.

The reformed con and ex-pro has drawn huge plaudits for developing both the frame and the brain of the outrageously gifted 6ft 9in traveler from Wilmslow.

‘Uncle Pete’ knows that a crushing repeat win over European champion Dereck Chisora at Manchester’s Phones 4u Arena on Saturday 26th July will almost certainly cement a challenge for one of the four major world heavyweight belts.

And despite the emphatic margins of victory in their first spat, Peter insists that his ward will arrive for the replay with ‘Del Boy’ in the best fettle, physically and psychologically, of his six year pro career. With Team Chisora promising likewise, we might just be served a battle for the annuls. Continue reading

Frank Buglioni Interview

Winchmore Hill super-middle Frank Buglioni believes that his unscripted stoppage loss to teak tough Belarusian Sergey Khomitsky at the Copper Box last April has actually accelerated his passage to the major titles he covets.

The sixth round stoppage loss highlighted a few flaws that needed correcting yet might not have been identified against less taxing, less stubborn opposition.

The 25 year old ticket seller jumped straight back on his horse and has been relaying foundations under top coach Mark Tibbs at the TKO Gym in Canning Town. Continue reading

Kirk Garvey Interview

Six foot four inch light-heavyweight Kirk Garvey believes it won’t be too long before he’s towering over Britain’s 175lb division.

The 22 year old from Clapham, south London bagged 11 national amateur titles – including the 2012 senior English ABA crown – and once scalped Olympic medallist Anthony Ogogo.

This Wednesday, the skilful and mobile box-fighter begins his professional journey in a four rounder at the York Hall, Bethnal Green. Continue reading