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Merseyside MMA Fighter John Gillies Ready For Big Boxing Debut

The British cruiserweight division has been put on red-alert with the entry into the professional ranks of Liverpool’s dynamite-punching John Gillies on Saturday 18th April at the Echo Arena.

The former MMA, K1, Thai and Kickboxing fighter will make his explosive pro-debut in a four-round contest on the undercard of Derry Mathews’ challenge for the WBA World Lightweight Title against champion Richar Abril, live and exclusive on BoxNation. Continue reading

Matt Askin vs Ovill McKenzie Rescheduled For March 27

Renaissance Man Ovill McKenzie is targeting a dream showdown against WBO World Cruiserweight Champion Marco Huck if he gets past Matty Askin on Friday 27th March at the York Hall, live and exclusive on BoxNation.

At 35, the hard-hitting Derby based Jamaican has turned his career around in his last two fights with thunderous victories over Tony Conquest and Jon-Lewis Dickinson to claim the British and Commonwealth titles that he defends against Askin for the first time. Continue reading

Satchell set to defend EBU title in the wake of Shiming defeat

Kevin Satchell, 14-0 (3KO’s), will now defend his European Flyweight title against mandatory challenger Thomas Masson, 12-3 (3KO’s), in the wake of a surprise defeat for Chinese boxing poster boy Zou Shiming, 6-1 (1KO), on 7th March.

Rumours were rife – following Satchell’s confident 1st round stoppage of the heavily outclassed Walter Rojas a night earlier – that the Liverpool man was next in line to face the would be superstar following an expected victory over IBF titlist Amnat Ruenroeng, 15-0 (5KO’s). Continue reading