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Tommy ‘Da Gun’ Martin Gets Matty Tew For English Title Eliminator

On October 11th, at the O2 Arena in London, St Neots Light Welterweight sensation Tommy ‘Da Gun’ Martin takes his first tentative step towards a domestic Championship accolade, when he faces Southampton’s Matty Tew in an English title eliminator, on the Matchroom Sport promoted MOMENT OF TRUTH, headlined by Anthony Joshua WBC International Heavyweight title challenge. 20 year old Tommy comes [...]

Jahmaine Smyle reckons size matters – and he’s going to prove it this month

In what looks a 50-50 fight, Smyle meets Cello Renda in an eliminator for the English super-middleweight title in Whitwick, Leicestershire on Sunday, September 28. Smyle steps up after winning Midlands Area and British Masters honours - and Renda is targeting another shot at the St George's belt having twice been beaten in challenges for the middleweight title. Once a hit-or-be-hit crowd [...]

Former European Champ In Bolton Showdown

Northwest fight fans get the chance to see a former European champion in action on September 20 when Stephen Foster Jr, appears at the Premier Suite in Bolton’s Reebok Stadium. Hard-hitting Foster Jr became the super-featherweight champion of Europe in 2010 with a three round demolition of highly-rated Armenian Levan Kirakosyan. Since then the Salford banger has racked up 32 wins, with 18 [...]

Tyson Fury Fined

Tyson Fury's path has been cleared for his showdown with rival Dereck Chisora after he was fined £15,000 today by the British Boxing Board of Control on a charge of misconduct. The pair will now finally settle unfinished business at the ExCeL London in a WBO World Heavyweight title eliminator with the European and Vacant British titles also on the line. Promoter Frank Warren will hold a press [...]

Best of Devon 2 Moved to Plymouth

Plymouth Cruiserweight, Courtney Richards, will be flying the Argyle flag when tops the boxing bill at the Guildhall on Sunday, 26th October. Local lad Courtney, who is the British Bronze Masters Cruiserweight Champion, takes on Bristol’s Henry Smith hoping to add the International Masters Cruiserweight Title to his collection. The 21 year-old is a guest of Argyle today and will be welcomed [...]

Joshua: Klitschko sparring has me firing for Manchester debut

Heavyweight star hunting an eighth KO win against Airich Anthony Joshua MBE says sparring with Heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko has him fired up for his clash with Konstantin Airich at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on Saturday, live on Sky Sports. The London 2012 Olympic star spent ten days with the IBF, WBA, WBO, IBO and The Ring title holder and 1996 Olympic champion in Austria ahead of [...]

Etches And Jenkins Help Secure Large Donation To Cancer Charity The hard work of Steel City boxing pair Adam Etches and Scott Jenkins has helped secure a significant donation for their 'Let's KO Cancer' campaign. Backed by The Sheffield Star newspaper, the scheme aims to raise awareness and funding for the Teenage Cancer Unit at Weston Park Hospital. To date, the unbeaten prospects have raised over £20,000 through charity boxing [...]

Rebrasse: Groves won’t stand in the way of my world title dream

European Champion Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs) travels to London to face George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) in a final eliminator for the WBC World Super Middleweight title on September 20 at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Victory will earn the Frenchman a shot at the newly crowned champion Anthony Direll and bring him a step closer to achieving his ultimate ambition. Rebrasse has worked his way up the [...]

Ashley Theophane talks Floyd Mayweather training camp

Floyd Mayweather was on very good form this week, sparring between 12 and 15 rounds in a day. He is looking much better than he did for the first fight with Marcos Maidana. He is hitting harder and the unique skills and speed maintain intact. This is a man who has been a professional for 18 years and a champion for 17 of those years. 12am – 6am workouts, really long sessions. Everyone watching [...]

Butler Targets Record Breaking Second World Title

Ellesmere Port star Paul Butler will challenge IBF World Super-Flyweight Champion Zolani Tete on Saturday 25th October at the Liverpool Echo Arena (subject to IBF final approval). Butler stepped up a division to bantamweight and beat IBF World Champion Stuart Hall on points in June to become the fastest ever Englishman to win a world title. The 25-year-old goes back to his natural weight [...]

Crolla: I’m top dog in Britain – now I want a World title

Anthony Crolla believes a big performance on Saturday night can lead him to a World title shot when he defends his WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight title against Gamaliel Diaz at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, live on Sky Sports. ‘Million Dollar’ has seen off Brit foes Gavin Rees, Stephen Foster Jnr and John Murray in his last three fights and now faces the former WBC Super Featherweight [...]

Zhakiyanov: “Edisherashvili And Mundraby Won’t Stop Me Becoming World Champ”

WHILE no fighter should look past their next fight, the path to glory already appears to be set out for Kazak punching machine Zhanat Zhakiyanov. The 30-year-old will attempt to win the vacant WBC EPBC bantamweight crown against undefeated Georgian Gagi Edisherashvili in Minsk, Belarus tomorrow night (Wednesday September 10) and victory will set up a defence against former Commonwealth title challenger [...]