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Satchell targeting World honours

Reigning British, Commonwealth and European flyweight champion Kevin Satchell has his eyes firmly fixed on World title glory in 2015.

Satchell 13-0 (2KO’s) returns to action on the undercard of Frank Warren’s ‘Mersey Boys’, which includes Paul Butler’s chance to become a two weight World champion when he faces current IBF super flyweight champion Zolani Tete. Continue reading

Ovill McKenzie: Substance over style

It’s a sad statement of fact that in boxing a controversial public persona – or an image – can propel a fighter to levels and fights where they don’t belong.

Some fighters are carefully piloted to the top of the mountain aboard a Sikorsky helicopter and others are given a pickaxe and a battered old rope at the bottom – enter Ovill McKenzie. Continue reading

British Lionhearts lose 5-0 in Moscow to Russian Boxing Team in WSB

The British Lionhearts lost 5-0 to the Russian Boxing Team tonight in Moscow in the World Series of Boxing (WSB).

Points losses for Ashley Williams, Enrico De La Cruz, Sam Maxwell and Abdoulaye Diane, along with a TKO for debutant Dan Woledge sealed a difficult night for an inexperienced Lionhearts team against a powerful Russian outfit which contained two World Championship silver medallists. Continue reading

Askin feeling great ahead of title shot

Matty Askin, 17-2 (10KO’s), is in confident mood ahead of his British and Commonwealth cruiserweight title shot against Ovill McKenzie, 23-12 (12KO’s), on 14th March.

The 26-year-old will top the bill on a lively Frank Warren promoted show in Widnes, including former World champion Enzo Maccarinelli and the exciting Ryan Farrag among others.

Speaking to FKSports, Askin confirmed everything was on track ahead of the biggest fight of his career. Continue reading

Quigg: I’d beat Frampton anywhere!

Scott Quigg is set to return reiterating once more that he is willing to fight Carl Frampton anywhere to get the fight on everyone’s lips made.

The reigning WBA super-bantamweight champion recently required surgery on a hand injury sustained in the 9th round of his title defence against Hidenori Otake in November.

The procedure was a success and two weeks out from being allowed to uncork his right hand again, Quigg, 30-0-2 (22KO’s), has told FKSports he is gunning for IBF champion Frampton, 19-0 (13KO’s). Continue reading