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Andy Gatenby seeking sixth straight win

Unbeaten featherweight, Andy Gatenby is set to face Elemir Rafael this Saturday night in Portsmouth and is looking for his sixth straight win in the paid ranks since turning pro in 2013. The Portsmouth star has successfully triumphed over opponent Rafael already beating the Slovakian over four rounds in September last year. Gatenby delighted the home crowd in Fareham, Hampshire by flooring his [...]

Video: George Groves – Christopher Rebrasse Weigh-In

George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) and Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs) both made weight ahead of their WBC World Super Middleweight title final eliminator and European Championship clash. George Groves: 11st 13lbs and 6oz Christopher Rebrasse: 11st 13lbs 8oz Groves and Rebrasse will meet tomorrow night at the SSE Arena, Wembley. The ‘Return of the Saint’ is available to watch live on Sky [...]

‘The Hammer’ To Make Bolton Statement

Unbeaten light-middleweight Mick 'The Hammer' Hall will need to be on his game when he faces Simone Lucas at Bolton's Reebok Stadium this Saturday (September 20). Nottingham's Lucas upset former British title challenger Adil Anwar last year with a well-deserved points victory, and has faced some of the UK's best young fighters. Renowned for his 'give it a go' attitude, durable Lucas has [...]

Ricky Burns starts new chapter against Leonardo Gonzalez

Ricky Burns will face Leonardo Esteban Gonzalez in his first bout at Light Welterweight at the first direct Arena in Leeds on October 4, live on Sky Sports. Burns moves up to 140lbs following a tough run in the Lightweight division after surrendering his WBO World title despite a gutsy display against talented Omaha star Terence Crawford in March, and his subsequent split decision loss to Dejan [...]

Brook inspiration leaves Galahad hungry for world titles London (18 Sept) European and Commonwealth super-bantamweight champion Kid Galahad admits that seeing close friend and stable-mate Kell Brook win the IBF world welterweight title last month in America has made him even more motivated to bring a world title of his own back to the Wincobank gym in Sheffield. This Saturday night (September 20) at the [...]

Return of the Saint: Groves vs. Rebrasse – Full undercard announcement

On Saturday night, ‘Saint’ George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) returns following his Wembley Stadium blockbuster and is straight back on the World title trail with a European Championship challenge and WBC World title final eliminator against Christopher Rebrasse (22-2-3, 6 KOs) at the SSE Arena, Wembley. Alongside the ‘Return of the Saint’, fans can look forward to an action-packed undercard [...]

Ashley Theophane talks Floyd Mayweather and Mayhem

Floyd Mayweather claimed his 47th win against Marcos Maidana at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday night. “Mayhem” was a massive event just like all Floyd Mayweather’s fights have become. It’s not just a fight but an event, and a global event at that. Stars from the world of sports, film, music and fashion fly into Las Vegas just to watch Floyd fight. Fight week started with fighter [...]

Steve Collins excitied with Buglioni return

Irish great Steve Collins says he’s looking for a big performance from his new charge Frank Buglioni this Saturday (20th September) at the York Hall, Bethnal Green. Buglioni has his second comeback fight against Bulgarian Alexey Ribchev in a ten-round super-middleweight contest on the undercard of Bradley Skeete’s WBA Intercontinental Welterweight title against Leandro Mendes Pinto, live [...]

Adam Etches hoping for explosive stoppage against Barbosa

This Saturday night (September 20) in Sheffield, local favourite Adam Etches locks horns with heavy-handed Brazilian Samir Santos Barbosa for the IBF International middleweight title and hopes a stunning knockout win will make the rest of the 160-pound division sit up and take note. “I've watched quite a few videos on him,” said the 23-year-old. “He's a tough kid and he's fought for some [...]

Kid Galahad claims he’d “beat Quigg and Frampton on the same night”

European and Commonwealth super-bantamweight king Kid Galahad tackles South American opposition this Saturday night (September 20) at the Ponds Forge Arena, Sheffield, when he meets heavy-handed Brazilian Adeilson Dos Santos for the vacant IBF Youth title. *** Kid Galahad collides with power-punching Brazilian Adeilson Dos Santos in a battle of unbeaten super-bantamweights this Saturday night [...]

Scott Jenkins looks to add his name to the domestic pile-up in 2015

Sheffield super-featherweight Scott Jenkins has barely put a foot wrong in the first three years of his professional boxing career and has thirteen straight victories and seven knockouts to his name as proof. But next year he hopes to kick on and start adding domestic titles to his resume. “I want to be fighting for domestic titles and getting my name out there in Britain,” he said. “That's [...]

Jason Welborn Calls Out Ryan Aston

Jason Welborn has called for Ryan Aston to take him on in a much-anticipated Black Country Boxing Derby. The two time British Title contender was disappointed with quotes attributed to Aston yesterday whereby the Dudley light middleweight tried to quell the groundswell for a match-up by claiming that he’s hoping for ‘bigger, better things’. It’s a match-up that Midland fight fans have [...]