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Troy James wants to make headlines again

Five years ago, every boxing reporter wanted to interview him after Barry McGuigan made him his first signing as a manager. Looking back, James says he was "overwhelmed" by the attention and while former sparring partner Carl Frampton has climbed into world-title contention, he's split with McGuigan, been beaten and written off. Given the chance to turn the clock back, James admits he would do [...]

Chris Male Ready To Go

By Jon Sidaway, UKO Boxing: Punching postman, Chris Male, has declared himself fit and ready for his rescheduled British Super Featherweight Eliminator fight with Coventry's Troy James. Male pulled out of the initial match-up through injury back in September but is now ready to grasp his second chance at a possible British Title shot. "The buzz is greater than ever and I'm thankful [...]

Ricky “Hitman” Hatton hits York!

Boxing legend and former light-welterweight king Ricky Hatton was in my hometown of York, England yesterday, the Manchester warrior a guest of honour at a dinner. Joined by York hero and former European, British and Commonwealth super-middleweight champ Henry Wharton, Hatton mingled with fans, posed for photos, signed autographs and then took to the microphone to speak about his fantastic career. Possessing [...]

Nottingham show report: Leigh Wood beat Santos

The Ingles' gym has previously brought us Paddy O'Reilly and Slugger O'Toole - and now there are 'The Three Amigos.' Dominic Ingle says unbeatens Jordan Gill, Sam O'Maison and Leigh Wood are known as 'The Three Amigos' in the gym and six days after Gill and O'Maison extended their unbeaten records, the third amigo was in action in home-town Nottingham. After Ashley Lane pulled out of a scheduled [...]

Boxing in England reaches a critical moment

ABAE calls an Extraordinary General Meeting to vote on new Board and Articles of Association The Board of the Amateur Boxing Association of England (ABAE) has called an Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) on Sunday 24th November 2013 to vote on the acceptance of new Articles of Association and to ratify the appointment of a new Board of Directors. The creation of new Articles follows [...]

Luke Campbell targeting rounds against Connelly

Luke Campbell MBE is back in action against Lee Connelly in his hometown tomorrow night – and the Olympic hero is hoping for more rounds to showcase his skills, live on Sky Sports. Campbell takes on the Chesterfield man at the Hull Ice Arena and after two first round KO wins in his first two pro fights, the 25 year old is expecting to be pushed hard by Connelly, who has been the distance in all [...]

James DeGale ,trainer Jim McDonnell on the pitch at The Emirates Stadium tomorrow

Arsenal fan James DeGale MBE along with trainer and fellow Gunner Jim McDonnell will appear on the pitch at The Emirates Stadium tomorrow during half time when Arsenal take on Liverpool. The 2008 Olympic champion and WBC Silver super middleweight champion takes to the pitch looking to get his fellow Gunners behind him, ahead of his explosive return to Glow, Bluewater, on November 16th, live on [...]

England: Richard Towers 233.7 lb vs. Lucas Browne 251.4 lbs

Weigh-In Results from Hull, England: Richard Towers 233.7 - Lucas Browne 251.4 Tommy Coyle 134.25 - John Simpson 134.5 Rendall Munroe 131.25 - Pavels Senkovs 131 Curtis Woodhouse 145.6 - Lewis van Poetsch 145.5 Luke Campbell 134.4 - Lee Connelly 134.5 MANAGER Matt Clark says Lucas Browne will attempt to end an Aussie jinx if he beats Richard Towers this Saturday. The unbeaten heavyweight [...]

Peter McDonagh aims to give the fans another fantastic night

Cinderella man Peter McDonagh aims to give the fans another “fantastic night” and show “the best is yet to come.” The 35-year-old former Irish lightweight champion feels fresh and is ready to give his best performance to date. “I boxed only two weeks ago, which I won and I’m still fresh from that, so the fans can expect another fantastic night,” Peter said. “I’m really [...]

Jamie McDonnell added to Froch vs. Groves Card

Doncaster Bantamweight starts fresh assault on World title in Manchester Jamie McDonnell will set out on a new path to a World title shot on the undercard of Carl Froch’s mammoth WBA and IBF Super Middleweight title defence against George Groves at the sold-out Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on November 23, live on Sky Sports Box Office. The Doncaster boxer will be in action for the first time [...]