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Bradley Saunders vs Sebire in Manchester

Light-welterweight ace Bradley Saunders will face Frenchman Christophe Sabire on the Dereck Chisora-Tyson Fury undercard on Saturday 26th July at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester.

The unbeaten Sedgefield star is coming off a brilliant first round KO win over Ville Piispanen earlier this month in Newcastle to claim the WBO Intercontinental Light-Welterweight crown – his first pro title. Continue reading

Tibbs: It Will Be A Proud Moment Seeing Saunders Crowned European Champion

Legendary trainer Jimmy Tibbs says that if Billy Joe Saunders wins the European middleweight it will be one of the proudest moments of his career.

Tibbs is preparing British and Commonwealth Champion Saunders for his showdown against undefeated Italian Emanuel Blandamura on Saturday 26th July at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester, with the vacant European title on the line. Continue reading

Damien Hooper dominates Josh Webb

FAST-RISING Australian light-heavyweight Damien “Super” Hooper put on a clinic against countryman Josh Webb, before stopping him at the end of third round in Perth on Friday night (June 20).

The 2012 Olympian boxed cleverly behind a solid jab early on before making his foe eat right hands. Continue reading

Martin Murray dominates Max Bursak while Hekkie Budler KO’s challenger

Monte Carlo, June 22 – World-ranked middleweight Martin Murray said he was in a different class to Max Bursak and so it proved at the Monte Carlo Casino on Saturday night as he dominated Bursak to claim the WBC Silver belt.

Fighting before a vociferous crowd which included his famous “Barmy Army” from England, Murray triumphed by scores of 119-109, 119-109 and 117-111.

Murray took a while to adapt to Bursak’s awkward style, but once he did he was virtually unstoppable as he piled on the points and swept to a compelling victory. Continue reading

Martin Murray beats Bursak; Kalenga outworks Masternak

In a gritty performance, former two-time world title challenger Martin Murray (28-1-1, 12 KO’s) grinded out a 12 round unanimous decision tonight over the tough but limited Max Bursak (29-3-1, 12 KO’s) to win the vacant WBC Silver middleweight title at the Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, Monte Carlo, Monaco.

The victory moves the 31-year-old Murray a little closer to another world title shot, which he hopes will be against WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto in the near future. Murray won on the judges’ cards by the scores 117-112, 119-109, and 119-109. Continue reading

Warren: Price won’t be facing winner of Chisora-Fury

Liverpool’s David Price will not be in the running to fight the winner out of premier heavyweights Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury said promoter Frank Warren.

Price’s promoter Kalle Sauerland had said that it was ‘inevitable’ that Price would face the winner of Chisora and Fury, but Warren has said that won’t happen.

Bitter rivals Chisora and Fury clash in the biggest domestic heavyweight showdown in recent years at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester on Saturday 26th July, with the winner securing the WBO number one spot to challenge reigning world champion Wladimir Klitschko. Continue reading