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Hero Boxer, Manny Muhammad, Rescues Reverend Trapped Under Car

Luton based American boxer Manny Muhammad received a standing ovation from fellow pros at the TRAD TKO Boxing Gym in Canning Town yesterday, when he arrived for a training session ahead of his upcoming July 5th fight. Manny seemed more than a little surprised that anyone at the gym should even be aware of his daring rescue of a Reverend, who had been trapped under a car following a collision. However, [...]

Hyland signs promotional deal with DiBella Entertainment

Patrick "The Punisher" Hyland SET TO MAKE PROMOTIONAL DEBUT ON UPCOMING BROADWAY BOXING CARD JULY 23RD AT B.B. KING BLUES CLUB & GRILL - NYC New York, NY (5/21/14) – DiBella Entertainment has officially announced the signing of exciting featherweight contender Patrick “The Punisher” Hyland (27-1, 12KO’s) to an exclusive promotional contract. The talented Irishman Hyland is set to make [...]

Ricky Hatton Presented With WBC Award

FOUR-TIME world boxing champion Ricky “The Hitman” Hatton has been honoured with an award from the WBC in recognition of his career and charitable work. Hatton was given a medal and commemorative plaque from the sanctioning body as part of its WBC Cares programme, which aims to help children across the world overcome issues such as bullying and encourage positive role models. Former world welterweight [...]

Stephen Smith aiming for family World title double

Stephen Smith is aiming to keep the Smith family bandwagon rolling in style tomorrow night as he faces former World title challenger Mauricio Javier Munoz for the WBC World Silver Super Featherweight title and crunch eliminator clash at the First Direct Arena in Leeds live on Sky Sports The Smith brothers are on fire with youngest Callum scoring another sensational stoppage win at the weekend to [...]

Butler: Hall is getting knocked out

Paul Butler says that he’s got Stuart Hall’s number and will knockout the IBF World Bantamweight Champion on Saturday 7th June at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena. The Ellesmere Port ace is fired up for the all-British thriller - live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/HD 490 and Virgin Ch. 546) - after reading Hall’s comments saying that he is an easier opponent than American Randy [...]

Bradley Saunders prepares for WBO Intercontinental title challenge on June 7

Fast rising light welterweight prospect from Sedgefield, Bradley Saunders has received confirmation of his next fight against Ville Piispanen of Finland for the vacant WBO Intercontinental light welterweight title on June 7th at Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle. Saunders 9(7)-0-0 commented on the news, "I fight Ville Piispanen of Finland for the WBO Intercontinental title 7th June in Newcastle Arena. [...]

Crawford vs Gamboa and Rigondeaux vs Guzman picked up by BoxNation

LONDON (May 20) - BoxNation has added three more thrilling shows to its stacked summer calendar including two world title main events headlined by champions Terence Crawford and Guillermo Rigondeaux, plus the exciting York Hall bill led by rising star Frank Buglioni. It will be Ricky Burns’ conqueror Crawford who will be out first on June 28th when he makes the first defence of his WBO lightweight [...]

After Maiden Victory, Rose Set To Bloom On June 14th

Chatham Light Welterweight Ricky Rose is set to make his second pro outing on June 14th, when he fights on the undercard of the Ian Bailey vs Mike Robinson International Masters Championship bout, at the Johnny Eames TRAD TKO Events promoted FAST & FURIOUS 2 – CAPITAL PUNISHMENT show at the Troxy in Limehouse, London. Just last month Ricky made a successful debut, scoring a resounding 40-36 [...]

Best of Devon Taking Shape

EJKO Promotions’ ‘Best Of Devon’ professional boxing show is taking shape. The seven-fight card takes place at the Riviera International Centre on Saturday, 21st June. Plymouth Cruiserweight, Courtney Richards, takes on seasoned Lithuanian, Igor Borucha, for a Bronze Masters Cruiserweight Title. The 21 year-old will be looking to lift a first belt in only his seventh fight. 33 year-old [...]

Haroon Khan Back In Action On June 7

BOLTON (May 19) - Rising star Haroon Khan will be back in action on June 7th when he faces 24-year-old Kyle King at the Reebok Stadium in Bolton. The super-flyweight ace will fight for the first time in his hometown since turning professional in April last year, when he features in a six-round contest on the stacked VIP Boxing Promotions bill put together by promoter Steve Wood. The 23-year-old [...]

Chisora Trainer Charles: There is no way we will lose twice to Fury

Dereck Chisora’s trainer Don Charles says that there is no way his man will lose a second time to Tyson Fury on Saturday 26th July at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester. Charles is preparing Chisora for the most crucial fight of his career with the European and British Heavyweight titles on the line plus the winner getting the number one spot to challenge reigning WBO king Wladimir Klitschko. Although [...]

Yafai: Injury-hell has made me hungry for titles

Unbeaten Birmingham star faces Kareem Yaqub for Commonwealth Super Fly strap Kal Yafai fights for his first title tomorrow night at the First Direct Arena in Leeds against Yaqub Kareem, live on Sky Sports – and the unbeaten Super Flyweight star says the Commonwealth title will be the first of many. Yafai raced to 8-0 in fantastic fashion after turning pro in July 2012 but with the boxing world [...]