British Boxing News
Mark Lyons and Billy James-Elliott are really pulling out all the stops in preparation for their and the Capital City’s new season opener event, LORDS OF THE RING II, at York Hall in Bethnal Green, London on Saturday 29th August. Continue reading
Busy British middleweight champion Nick ‘Bang Bang’ Blackwell is intending to cut challenger Damon Jones down to size on July 25 in Derby and then swiftly book a well-deserved holiday. Continue reading
Frank Buglioni’s WBA World Super-Middleweight title challenge against champion Fedor Chudinov has been postponed because of an injury to the Russian.
The Enfield star was schedule to face Chudinov on Friday 24th July at the SSE Arena, Wembley, but Chudinov has been forced to withdraw because of a broken nose sustained in sparring. Continue reading
Following his victory over American Jose Zepeda on Saturday, that saw Manchester’s Terry Flanagan become the first Englishman to win a lightweight world championship, Sheffield’s IBF welterweight champion Kell Brook has spoken out to iFLtv to congratulate him, as well as to promise his own announcement regarding an opponent is imminent.
Brook, who was assisted by Flanagan in the run-up to February’s destruction of Romanian Jo Jo Dan, said of the Manchester fighter, whose win came via Zepeda dislocating his shoulder in the 2nd;
“I’m over the moon for the kid. He were helping me out for the Jo Jo Dan fight. Most of my sparring partners come for a day or two, then we don’t see owt of them. But with Terry it was brilliant work what we done together.” Continue reading
Glenn Foot has told Sam Eggington that he is the first ‘live’ opponent he’s faced – and the Sunderland man says he’ll take his Commonwealth Welterweight title and the vacant British title when they clash at the Manchester Arena on Saturday, live on Sky Sports. Continue reading
Hot prospect Fury tackles durable veteran George Arias over ten rounds at Derby Arena
Nick Blackwell vs. Damon Jones Live on Channel 5 Continue reading
Since two devastating back-to-back knockout losses at the hands of wily old American veteran Tony Thompson in 2013, David Price’s career has been undergoing something of a ‘rebuild’, and Friday night sees the first real test of those efforts to get back on track, when the giant Scouser fights unbeaten German Erkan Teper for the vacant European heavyweight title in Ludwigsburg, Germany.
Speaking of the fight in ‘The Liverpool Echo’ recently, Price knows that defeat will end any chance of ever achieving the lofty heights that many boxing writers and trade insiders had once predicted for him. Continue reading
Promoter Frank Warren and boxing legend Ricky Hatton have congratulated Britain’s latest World Champion Terry Flanagan.
The Manchester ace won the Vacant WBO World Lightweight Championship on Saturday night at the Velodrome after American Jose Zepeda dislocated his shoulder in the second round, with the fight being ruled a third round TKO. Continue reading
British middleweight talent Anthony Ogogo (7-0, 4 KOs) is eager to impress as he prepares for his hotly anticipated ring return against Ruslan Schelev (11-3, 6 KOs) on Saturday, July 18 at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany.
Walsall’s Luke Paddock will make a maiden defence of his Midlands Area Light Welterweight Title against Stoke’s Andy Keates at the start of the new boxing season. Continue reading