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Cassius Connor spars IBF champion Carl Frampton in preparation for British Masters test

Lightweight boxing star Cassius Connor endured a tough sparring session with IBF super bantamweight champion Carl ‘The Jackal’ Frampton in preparation for his forthcoming International Masters Silver challenge on July 12th in London’s York Hall.

The unbeaten super bantamweight king paid a visit to Connor’s gym – The Lansbury ABC in Poplar, London where he trains each day with renowned trainer Alec Wilkey. Continue reading

Hobson Clarifies Jamie McDonnell Situation

Dennis Hobson can confirm that, as the registered British Boxing Board of Control manager of Jamie McDonnell, the only offer received regarding a potential unification clash with new world champ Paul Butler, has come from Frank Warren.

In a fantastic fight, Butler claimed the IBF world bantamweight title on Saturday June 7 with a controversial points victory over former holder Stuart Hall. And, with Doncaster’s McDonnell recently becoming the WBA champion, speculation has naturally followed regarding a potential all-British clash between the pair. Continue reading

Fury – Chisora VIP tickets

As the clock counts down to the explosive showdown between Dereck Chisora and Tyson Fury on Saturday 26th September at Manchester’s Phones 4 U Arena, Promoter Frank Warren is delighted to introduce a limited number of VIP Hospitality Packages for the big night. Continue reading

Bradley Saunders wins in just 81 seconds

Light welterweight sensation Bradley Saunders disposed of Finland’s Ville Piispanen in under two minutes at the Metro Arena in Newcastle to collect the vacant WBO Intercontinental light welterweight title in just 81 seconds.

The hard hitting Sedgefield star threw a career-best left body shot that sent his opponent reeling to the canvas in an agonising state with absolutely no chance of recovery.

Saunders spoke at ringside, “I’ve been working on that in the gym and he said to me, ‘I’d heard stories that you could punch but f*** me I never, ever thought it would be anything like that. That’s a seasoned professional who’s had 27 fights and been in with some of the best fighters.” Continue reading