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Sauerland: Talks underway for Abraham vs. Smith

Promoter keeping close eye on Cardiff show ahead of possible World title clash Arthur Abraham’s promoter Kalle Sauerland says talks have opened with Eddie Hearn for Abraham to defend his WBO World Super Middleweight title against Paul Smith this autumn. Smith is in eight-round action in Cardiff on Saturday night live on Sky Sports and Sauerland and ‘King Arthur’ will be tuning in as ‘Smigga’ [...]

Video: Carl Froch talks rematch with George Groves

Carl Froch has taken time out of his punishing training regime to share his thoughts ahead of his highly anticipated rematch with George Groves, which is set to become a historic sporting moment. With the fight just over two weeks away, tension is beginning to grow on both sides but confidence in the Froch camp is high. According to Carl Froch, his opponent George Groves won’t have the [...]

Munoz replaces injured Saucedo for Smith

‘Swifty’ gunning for World title shot with Leeds eliminator Stephen Smith will face former World title challenger Mauricio Javier Munoz for the WBC World Silver Super Featherweight title and crunch eliminator clash at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on Wednesday May 21 live on Sky Sports, after Fernando Saucedo was forced out of the fight with a mouth injury. Argentine Munoz faced Evgeny Gradovich [...]

Saunders vs Blandamura; Winner Gets Quillin Next

Middleweight star Billy Joe Saunders says he cut through unbeaten Emanuele Blandamura for the European title and then he wants WBO king Peter Quillin. Hatfield ace Saunders, the British, Commonwealth and WBO International Champion, faces Italian Blandamura at Manchester’s Phones 4 U Arena on Saturday 26th July. Saunders v Blandamura features as chief support to the massive heavyweight showdown [...]

Goodings Excited By Big-Time Boxing In The North East

Sunderland's Kirk Goodings is hoping his next outing at Newcastle's Metro Radio Arena goes just like his last. In March, in a hotly-contested grudge-match, English lightweight champ Goodings came on strong against Fishburn's Gary Fox before stopping his local rival in the eighth round to retain his crown. Next up on June 7, when he appears on the undercard of Stuart Hall's IBF world [...]

Hatton Excited About Bodypower Expo

RICKY HATTON says he cannot wait to get hands-on with personal trainers and group exercise instructors at this week's BodyPower Expo at the NEC in Birmingham. More than 55,000 people are set to attend the three day event which runs from Friday until Sunday and 'The Hitman' will be donning his focus pads to show delegates some of the techniques used in his Hatton Academy programme. Each taster [...]

Travis Dickinson is “firing on all cylinders”

London (15 May) ‘Tasty’ Travis Dickinson is “firing on all cylinders” and promising an exciting night when he defends his English light heavyweight title in the MaxiNutrition Knockout semi-finals on May 17. The 26-year-old Newcastle fighter, who has an impressive 16 wins with six knockouts to his name, has his eyes completely focused on Preston’s ‘Magic’ Matty Clarkson at Leeds Town [...]

Tommy Broadbent is “inspired” to be training with the Ingles

London (15 May) Tommy Broadbent is "inspired" to be training with the Ingles and fighting on the same card as his friend and British light heavyweight champion Bob Ajisafe on the MaxiNutrition Knockout semi-finals undercard this Saturday (May 17) at Leeds Town Hall, live on Channel 5. The 26-year-old Leeds fighter feels he is in "the best place" of his career as he looks to make a "special" return [...]

Video: Tyson Fury Opens Bolton Gym

Heavyweight boxing star Tyson Fury, along with trainer Peter Fury, undefeated cousin Hughie and other members of the Team Fury entourage will all be on hand to open their brand new Bolton boxing HQ on Wednesday May 14. Developed in conjunction with the Platinum Sports and Events Management Company headed by Asif Vali, The Platinum Community Centre will boast state-of-the-art training facilities [...]

Hatton thinks Khan would be unbeaten now if he fought everybody the way he did Collazo

Ricky Hatton was very impressed with the performance from WBC Silver welterweight champion Amir Khan (29-3, 19 KO’s) with his recent 12 round unanimous decision win over former WBA welterweight champion Luis Collazo (35-6, 18 KO’s) on the Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana fight card on May 3rd at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hatton liked Khan’s speed, footwork and defensive ability [...]

Hatton Promotions Statement Regarding Sergey Rabchenko

UNBEATEN light-middleweight Sergey Rabchenko has relinquished the European title in order to save OPI2000's show in Rome this weekend. The Belarusian puncher was due to defend his championship against mandatory challenger Emanuelle Della Rosa, but the show's promoters did not provide the necessary paperwork for Rabchenko to obtain his entrance into Italy in time. Instead, Rabchenko's management [...]

Marquez vs. Alvarado Live on Boxnation this Saturday

LONDON (May 14) - Boxing star Mike Alvarado has vowed to bounce back in style by retiring Mexican legend Juan Manuel Marquez. The pair meet this Saturday night, live and exclusive on BoxNation, with Denver’s Alvarado looking to impress following his punishing ten-round stoppage to WBO light-welterweight world champion Ruslan Provodnikov in his previous outing. The brutal defeat last October [...]