British Boxing News
Ahmet Patterson has had to withdraw from his English Welterweight title defence against Glenn Foot before today’s weigh-in after contracting a viral infection. Continue reading
The official weights from the weigh-in held today at Building Six, inside The O2, for tomorrow’s nights Championship Boxing event at The O2 and the running order of fights:
DEMPSEY FURY vs. ERNEST DEPKAS
LEWIS PETTITT 128lbs (9st 2lbs) vs. DAVID KVARATSKHELIA
BOY JONES JNR. 132lbs (9st 6¼lbs) vs. JOE BEEDON
BRADLEY SKEETE (10st 6½lbs) vs. ANZOR GAMGEBELI 141½lbs (10st 1½lbs)
LIAM WALSH 129lbs (9st 3½lbs) vs. JOE MURRAY 129lbs (9st 3¾lbs)
DMITRY CHUDINOV 159lbs (11st 5¾lbs) vs. CHRIS EUBANK JNR. 159lbs (11st 5½lbs)
TYSON FURY 260lbs (18st 8lbs) vs. CHRISTIAN HAMMER 248lbs (17st 10lbs)
FRANK BUGLIONI 167¾lbs (11st 13lbs) vs. IVAN JUKIC 166lbs (11st 12lbs) Continue reading
WBO Inter-Continental light-welterweight champion Bradley Saunders 11(8)-0-0 will face Frenchman Stephane Benito 22(8)-18(4)-3 at the Ice Arena in Hull on March 7th live on Sky Sports on the undercard of Matchroom’s Divide and Conquer show featuring local favourites Tommy Coyle and Luke Campbell. Continue reading
For a while it seemed as though Amir Khan would get his dream of a super fight against either Floyd Mayweather or Manny Pacquiao. It was certainly unlikely that they were going to fight each other, and they would both need opponents and Khan was coming off a supremely dominant performance over former world champion Devon Alexander.
Amir Khan has had a lot of ups and downs in his career, but it seemed as though all the chasing had been doing was going to pay off one way in another. Unfortunately for him they ended up making the fight and he was left out in the cold without an opponent or a world title. His last fight was in 2014, and so surely will now be searching for a good named opponent to try and nab a match with one of these guys at a later date, or another big fight at the very least. Continue reading
Top ten ranked super-middleweights Luke 18(6)-2-2 and Liam Cameron 18(6)-3-0 will fight for the vacant Commonwealth title on April 4th at King George’s Hall in Blackburn. Continue reading
Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Antony Fowler, kept his campaign to secure Olympic qualification on track with a win tonight in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) despite the British Lionhearts narrowly losing 3-2 to the Mexico Guerreros at York Hall in London. Continue reading
WBO International Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury and challenger Christian Hammer came head-to-head today at the Cineworld in The O2 ahead of Saturday’s big showdown, live and exclusive on BoxNation.
Undefeated Fury’s risks his title and WBO mandatory shot against reigning world champion Wladimir Klitschko if he loses to the number three ranked challenger.
But Fury is fully aware of what’s at stake and say he’ll retire if can’t defeat the hard-hitting Germany based Romaninan. Continue reading
Rick Godding’s two-year injury nightmare comes to an end on Saturday February 28 when he returns to the ring and resumes his dream of winning a Lonsdale Belt. Continue reading
Sam Eggington says he will rip the WBC International Silver Welterweight title from Shayne ‘The Pain’ Singleton at the Ice Arena in Hull on March 7, live on Sky Sports, and then wants a big title fight in Birmingham on May 9. Continue reading
Stafford boxer Grant Cunningham and Rob Hunt have been spurring each other on ahead of their respective fights this weekend. Continue reading