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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 [...]

Video: Junior Witter Talks About His Fight

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rei6uKemj_M Hennessy Sports to promote a night of Championship boxing featuring an all star line-up at Leeds Town Hall, on May 17 London (12 May) Junior 'The Hitter' Witter talks about his fight on the undercard to the MaxiNutrition Knockout semi-finals on May 17 at Leeds Town Hall, live on Channel 5. The former WBC world light welterweight, European, Commonwealth [...]

Repeat Or Revenge – Dewsbury’s Sykes Ready For British Title

Gary Sykes will have to repeat history if he is to win the Lonsdale Belt outright. The former British super-featherweight champion battles former victim Jon Kays for his vacant old title on May 24 in his hometown’s Dewsbury Leisure Centre. And having previously beaten Kays in an April 2013 English title fight, ‘Five Star’ knows his biggest enemy could be complacency. “I was worried about [...]

Nathan Cleverly Aims To Knock Out Cruelty To Animals

In the lead-up to his cruiserweight debut against Guyana's Sean Corbin on 17 May, Welsh boxer and former world champion Nathan Cleverly stars in a brand-new PETA ad that proclaims, "Ink, Not Mink". The new campaign, which was shot by top celebrity photographer Trevor Leighton, goes on to say, "Knock Out Cruelty to Animals. Say No to Fur and Fur Trim". The advert can be seen here. "As a boxer, [...]

Paddock Ready To Roll

Walsall light welterweight, Luke Paddock, is ready to give Black Country fight fans something to cheer about on Friday evening. Walsall boxing suffered a blow on Saturday evening as hometown hero, Martin Gethin, lost his British Lightweight Title to Derry Mathews in Liverpool. However, as he finalises his preparations ahead of Friday’s encounter with Kristian Dochev, Paddock is ready to put [...]

Paul Smith added to Cardiff show on Saturday

Smigga lining up Abraham shot in the autumn Paul Smith will face David Sarabia in an eight-round Super Middleweight clash at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on Saturday, live on Sky Sports – as he lines up a shot at WBO champion Arthur Abraham in the autumn. The British Super Middleweight champion is ranked number three with the WBO and is aiming to tune-up for a shot at the champion against the [...]