British Boxing News
It’s 9-years ago today that Stephen Smith claimed his Commonwealth Gold medal in Melbourne a reality the fighter summed it up nicely when he tweeted, “Scary how time flies, but great memories”.
Smith, 20-1 (12KO’s), will make his return to professional action on Saturday night on the exciting Kell Brook v Jo Jo Dan undercard, looking to put on an empathic performance to lay to rest a difficult few months he will be looking to forget – professionally at least. Continue reading
Boxing fans get the chance to watch a crucial Commonwealth title fight bill live and free on April 4, when two of the UK’s brightest prospects clash on vipboxing.tv. Continue reading
Kell Brook steps between the ropes for the first time as a World champion on Saturday night as he defends his IBF Welterweight title at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield against Jo Jo Dan in ‘Unbreakable’ presented by FX World, live on Sky Sports – after fearing he may never walk again after the shocking attack he suffered on holiday in Spain in September.
Brook ripped the title from Shawn Porter in Los Angeles in August with a stunning performance in the American’s backyard, but just two weeks after that win, Brook was fighting for his life in hospital after a machete attack whilst on holiday in Spain. Continue reading
The explosive May 9th megaclash between Mexican superstar Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Texas titan James ‘Mandingo Warrior’ Kirkland will be shown live and exclusive in the UK on BoxNation. Continue reading
Gloucester Boxer, Adam Harper, has jetted off to sunnier climes as he prepares for the second professional fight of his career next month.
The 26 year-old from Tewkesbury has flown out to Tenerife to link up with Manuel Povedano at Boxeo Povedano in Las Americas for warm weather training. Continue reading
As a former WBO title challenger big Scott Welch knows his onions when it comes to heavyweight boxing. Continue reading
Bradley Saunders has been ruled out of his Commonwealth Light Welterweight title challenge against Dave Ryan through a hand injury, but Anthony Nelson has landed a dream shot at the Super Flyweight strap against Jamie Wilson at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on April 4, live on Sky Sports. Continue reading
Sky Sports Box Office has been awarded exclusive live rights to ‘the fight of the century’, the welterweight world championship unification clash between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, thanks to an agreement announced today. Continue reading
On Friday night, on the Stephen Vaughan promoted RED MIST event, that took place at the Grand Central Hall in Liverpool, Birmingham’s Antonio Counihan scored another big win, when he stopped previously undefeated Lukas Radic from the Czech Republic.
After three years honing his craft in the pros, former two time English ABA finalist Tom Baker finally steps onto the championship stage when he kick starts his 2015 campaign on Friday, writes Glynn Evans.