British Boxing News
Popular amateur star to debut at The O2 on May 30
Lucien Reid has signed a promotional deal with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing and will make his professional debut on the huge May 30 bill at The O2. Continue reading
SUPER heavyweight, Joe Joyce, maintained his progress towards qualification for the Rio Olympics with his fifth win of the season as the British Lionhearts lost 3-2 to the Morocco Atlas Lions in the World Series of Boxing (WSB) at York Hall in London. Continue reading
Two World title fights and Heavyweight test kick-off May 30 blockbuster Continue reading
BRISTOL’S Lee Haskins has been nominated to box for the IBF Interim World bantamweight title. Continue reading
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
Jay Metcalfe – son of former WBU world champ Shea Neary – will need to be on top of his game when he takes on William Warburton this Saturday (March 21) at Liverpool’s Olympia. Continue reading
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
This coming Friday evening Bradford’s sensational Super Flyweight Tasif Khan is set to lock horns with Czech Republic’s Ladislav Miko, in a six rounder on the Stephen Vaughan promoted RED MIST event at the Grand Central Hall in Liverpool. Continue reading
Essex boxer Liam Desmond moved up to 4-0 after defeating Rob Brown 1-1 at the Civic Hall in Grays on March 14th on a Carl Greaves Promotions show featuring Prizefighter champion Johnny Coyle in the headlining fight. Continue reading
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