British Boxing News
Champions TKO’s Jerome Haywood is set to face Scunthorpe’s Matthew Pepper on the Mark Lyons and Billy James-Elliott Wise Guys Promotions LORDS OF THE RING event, which takes place at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London on Saturday 2nd May 2015. Continue reading
SUPER-heavyweight Joe Joyce will be looking to finish this season of World Series Boxing (WSB) on a high when the British Lionhearts take on the Mexico Guerreros in their final match of the campaign this Friday (24 April 2015) in Mexico City. Continue reading
Ben Wilkes is ready to step back in the ring for the first time in almost five years this weekend.
The Wolverhampton boxer last laced his gloves in May 2010. At the time he was a six fight novice with six wins to his name. He was building up a big following and lived and breathed the sport to the point where it was all consuming. Continue reading
British middleweight star and WBA 160lb interim champion Chris Eubank Jr (19-1, 14ko) has spoken to “nuffinlong.com” in the UK to promote his “routine” title defence on Frank Warren’s May 9th card in London against unheralded Australian Les Sherrington (35-7, 19ko)
At the same time he used the opportunity to take a pot shot at bitter rival and WBO mandatory Billy Joe Saunders (21-0, 11ko) and to convey his disappointment at being unable to join the Mayweather family out in Vegas for the big fight. Continue reading
On May 30th Black Flash Promotions will host their 4th boxing event when they present a card of up and coming professional boxers from the Collyhurst and Moston Boxing Club in Manchester. Continue reading
James DeGale MBE will challenge Andre Dirrell for the vacant IBF World Super Middleweight title at the Agganis Arena in Boston on May 23, live on Sky Sports. Continue reading
Mitchell Smith steps down to featherweight; Faces Chilean Christian Palma for the Vacant WBO Interconti title
Red-hot British talent Mitchell Smith will step down to featherweight and challenge Chilean Christian Palma for the Vacant WBO Intercontinental title at the SSE Arena, Wembley, on Saturday 9th May.
The Harrow Weald star has been campaigning in the super-featherweight division since turning pro in 2012; winning the Southern Area, English and WBO European titles; a world number 15 ranking in the WBO and an unbeaten 11-fight record. Continue reading
Super-middleweight punchers Frank Buglioni and Lee Markham will be looking for the KO when they collide at the SSE Arena, Wembley on Saturday 9th May.
The rivals are 1-1 in the amateurs ranks and will use their first clash in the pros as a settler to decide who really is the best. Continue reading
Anthony Joshua MBE will face Rafael Zumbano Love in his Midlands debut at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on May 9, live on Sky Sports.
Joshua returned to action in Newcastle on April 4 with a third round stoppage win over American Jason Gavern, and the Olympic Heavyweight gold medal hero will be looking to sharpen his tools in explosive fashion in Birmingham before facing Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson on May 30. Love will provide a stiff test for Joshua, with the durable 6ft 4in challenger going the distance with Shannon Briggs for the NABA heavyweight title in June 2014 and landed the WBC Latino belt and vacant South American title with a first round KO on Saturday. Continue reading
HATTON PROMOTIONS’ light-middleweight prospect Pauly Upton took his unbeaten run to eight fights with a deserved points victory over the experienced Chris Jenkinson on Saturday night.
The oldest of the Upton siblings had to keep a cool head against a foe determined on making things difficult and was rewarded with a 60-53 on the card of referee John Latham. Continue reading