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Chris Okoh speaks out

Mention heavyweight hero Anthony Joshua to Chris Okoh and he will tell you he's got a fighter who's beaten him once - and will beat him again. Okoh reckons that had it not been for red tape, Dillian Whyte would currently be the most talked-about heavyweight prospect on the planet, rather than Joshua. Whyte handed Joshua his first defeat in the amateur ring - and long term, he wants the chance [...]

Dale Evans has a “world-title fight” in London this month

Manager Gary Lockett has told Dale Evans he has a "world-title fight" in London this month. Evans will be matched at the Camden Centre on Friday, November 21 and Lockett says he's been trying to make changes between the Welsh welterweight's ears before he gets back in the ring. In February, Evans claimed a breakthrough win by outpointing Erick Ochieng over six rounds - but three months later [...]

Navid Iran has gone back to his roots

Hove power-puncher Navid Iran has gone back to his roots as he prepares to re-launch his exciting ring career. Iran is back in the ring at the Camden Centre on Friday, November 28 - and will have Scott Welch in his corner. Iran says he goes way back with the ex-British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion. He said: "Scott was at the gym when I started boxing as a teenager. [...]

Paddock Confident Of Taking Title

Walsall’s Luke Paddock believes his championship experience will give him the edge over rival Joshua McLaren when the pair clash for the vacant Midlands Area Light Welterweight Title next month. The Bloxwich boxer recently claimed the International Masters light welterweight title at the Wolverhampton Civic with a points victory over Lithuanian Simas Volosinas , adding to the British Bronze [...]

Glover Spars Quigg In Warm-Up To Pickering Test

Tipton’s Lee Glover has been enjoying world champion class sparring as he prepares to take on a former world title challenger and European Number One at Walsall Town Hall later this month. ‘The Tipton Slasher’ travelled to Joe Gallagher’s gym in Bolton to spar WBA super bantamweight title holder , Scott Quigg, recently. Quigg is preparing for a fourth defence of his title [...]

Live Stream: Super Hooper Faces Muay Thai World Champ Rightcross Entertainment and Hatton Promotions can proudly announce a new opponent for light-heavyweight sensation Damien “Super” Hooper on the Night to Remember III card this Saturday (November 8) at Sleeman Centre, Chandler. Hooper’s original foe, Joseph Kwadjo, had his visa declined by the Australian Embassy late last week, leaving Australia’s hottest [...]

Yafai faces Everth Briceno in Dublin

Kal Yafai will defend his IBF Inter-Continental Super Flyweight title against former two-time World title challenger Everth Briceno at The 3Arena in Dublin on November 15, live on Sky Sports. Yafai defends the belt for the first time against the Nicaraguan who took both Fernando Montiel and Omar Andres Narvaez the distance for the WBO World crown and then took Leo Santa Cruz 11 rounds up at Bantamweight, [...]

Bernard Hopkins vs Sergey Kovalev Live On BoxNation

Proud new dad Sergey Kovalev isn’t in the mood for any niceties after vowing to ‘kick ass’ when he faces Bernard Hopkins this weekend. The pair clash in what is one of the most eagerly anticipated fights of the year, with both men putting their world titles on the line when they lock horns in an historic battle at the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City this Saturday night, live on BoxNation. [...]

‘Nerves of Steel'; Warren and Hobson Join Forces

Sheffield is set for a big night of boxing on December 13 when Fight Night Events bring a triple title fight show to the Hillsborough Leisure Centre. “Dennis and I will be working on four shows together between now and July, with all of them televised live on Box Nation,” explained Warren. “We’ve worked together well in the past and I’m really excited to be teaming up together again. [...]

Goodwin Inks Matt McCarthy

Exciting Welterweight prospect Matt McCarthy from Tilbury in Essex is the latest up and coming prospect to put pen to paper and sign a three year promotional deal with Goodwin Promotions. 21 year old Matt has won 9 from 10 contests and after teaming up with manager Terry Coulter felt that signing with the Goodwin’s was the best move for his career. “I can see that the Goodwin team are [...]

Travis Dickinson has withdrawn from Saturday night’s MaxiNutrition Knockout final

Hennessy Sports regret to inform that Travis Dickinson has withdrawn from Saturday night’s MaxiNutrition Knockout final with Bob Ajisafe due to a leg injury picked up in training. Dickinson will now be replaced in the MaxiNutrition Knockout Final by Preston’s ‘Magic’ Matty Clarkson, who will compete for the coveted MaxiNutrition trophy live on Channel 5. Clarkson played his part [...]

Coldwell: When Bellew lands, it’s all over!

Tony Bellew’s trainer Dave Coldwell says that when the Liverpool man detonates on Nathan Cleverly’s chin, the fight will be over. Cleverly and Bellew meet in a rematch at the sold-out Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 15, live on Sky Sports, and after bitter exchanges on Ringside last Thursday and The Gloves Are Off, which was filmed on the same day to air on November 12, there can be [...]