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Heir To The Throne

Black Country Boxing, in association with the Fight Factory, host a bumper bill of boxing in Cannock next month.

‘Heir To The Throne’ features an English Title Eliminator and two titles fights as professional boxing returns to The Chase Leisure Centre on Saturday, 28th February 2015. Continue reading

Triple Threat

Undefeated boxers Lennox Clarke, Des Bowater and Kieron McLaren visited Walsall FC’s Banks’s Stadium last week ahead of their upcoming bouts.

The trio appear on Black Country Boxing’s ‘Triple Threat’ three-fight show in the Stadium Suite, Banks’s Stadium, on Saturday, 21st February.

Halesowen Super Middleweight, Lennox Clarke (6-0), tops the bill as he goes in search of a first title. The 23 year-old faces Trowbridge’s Dan Blackwell over eight three-minute rounds hoping to secure a British Bronze Masters Title. Continue reading

Carl ‘The Doctor’ Ozimkowski looking for first win at York Hall on March 21

Welterweight boxer, Carl ‘The Doctor’ Ozimkowski 0-3(1)-0 returns to the ring at London’s York Hall on March 21st determined to start the year and his pro career with a win.

After the first three pro bouts all ending in defeats, the six foot tall 28-year-old trained by Alec Wilkey is more determined than ever to succeed, stating, “You’re never a loser, until you quit trying! Setbacks pave the way for comebacks. When you fail, get up, dust yourself off and try a different route, but don’t you dare give up.” Continue reading

Froch ordered by IBF to start negotiations with DeGale

The International Boxing Federation (IBF) sent out a letter to IBF/WBA super middleweight champion Carl Froch (33-2, 24 KOs) on December 31st, ordering him to start the negotiation process with his IBF mandatory challenger James DeGale (20-1, 14 KOs). If Froch fails to do this then the IBF will strip the 37-year-old Froch of his IBF title and then order #7 IBF Andre Dirrell to face DeGale for the vacant IBF strap.

Froch has been holding out for a fight against former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr, because Froch believes that he’s a fighter popular enough for him to fight on pay-per-view in the United States. Chavez Jr has promotional issues with Top Rank, and it doesn’t look as if Froch will be able to get that fight with him anytime soon. Continue reading

Rose-Jones heads Prizefighter in Blackpool

Middleweights line-up confirmed for Winter Gardens in February

Brian Rose’s WBC International Light Middleweight title fight against Carson Jones will top a Prizefighter Middleweights bill at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool on Saturday, February 14, live on Sky Sports. Continue reading