British Boxing News
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
Birmingham star Frankie Gavin will challenge for the European Welterweight title on Friday 1st August at Wolverhampton Civic Hall against reigning champion Leonard Bundu. Continue reading
Curtis Woodhouse says he’s ready for a hostile reception in Glasgow – but the home fans can do nothing to stop him adding the Commonwealth Light Welterweight title to his British crown when he challenges Willie Limond on Friday June 27 at the Braehead Arena, live on Sky Sports. Continue reading
Ricky Hatton has tipped new IBF World Bantamweight Champion Paul Butler to become a household name.
Britsh great Hatton said last week that Butler was the new Hitman before his title challenge against Stuart Hall at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on Saturday night.
Newly crowned WBO Intercontinental light welterweight champion Bradley Saunders has been added to Frank Warren’s massive summer blockbuster show in Manchester Arena on July 26th. Continue reading
Goodwin Boxing are delighted to announce that they have recruited Kevin Campion to take over as Head of Boxing Operations. Campion currently works as a trainer to professional boxers and this will continue whilst he works in the Leighton Buzzard offices alongside Josh Goodwin. Continue reading
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
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
ADAM ETCHES says he’d knock Chris Eubank Jnr out if they ever fought, regardless of whether his famous father was working his corner. Continue reading
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