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Khan Vs. Alexander Elevated To Four-Fight Showtime Championship Boxing® Telecast

With the holiday season fast approaching, boxing fans will have plenty to celebrate at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, Dec. 13, as the star-studded “ROYAL BATTLE: Khan vs. Alexander” has grown to a quadrupleheader. Added to the previously announced SHOWTIME telecast will be a 10-round featherweight bout featuring former three-division world champion Abner Mares (27-1-1, 14 KOs) against Mexico’s Jose Ramirez (24-3-2, 15 KOs), and opening the live SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING portion of the event at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT will be a 12-round IBF Title Elimination bout between unbeaten Jermall Charlo (19-0, 15 KOs) and Italy’s Lenny Bottai (22-2, 9 KOs). Continue reading

Froch shortlisted for Sports Personality of the Year

Carl Froch has been shortlisted for BBC’s 2014 Sports Personality of the Year.

The Cobra made the list after his stunning KO win over George Groves at Wembley Stadium on May 31 – a night where boxing was centre stage and the Nottingham star’s huge right hand in the eighth round was the defining final act of a compelling night of sporting theatre. Continue reading

Joe Sheriff Ready To Build

Coventry cruiserweight, Joe Sheriff, is ready build on his positive start to life as a professional boxer when he appears on Black Country Boxing’s Bad Blood In The Black Country show this weekend.

Just two years ago the 27 year-old was left fighting for his life after being stabbed while on holiday in Las Vegas but he defied the odds to turn professional and recorded an impressive points victory over Welshman, Jamie Ambler, in September. Continue reading

Billy Joe Saunders – Chris Eubank Jnr. Presser

Bitter rival Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jnr. came head-to-head for the first time today ahead of their Battle of Britain this Saturday (29th November) at the ExCeL London.

The pair collide with Saunders’ British, Commonwealth and European Middleweight titles on the line, which also doubles up as a WBO Final Eliminator for the World title, live and exclusive on BoxNation.

Saunders has been snubbed three times before at press conference by the Brighton starlet, but Eubank Jnr. made a solo appearance today with no entourage showing that he’s ready to take on the unbeaten Hatfield ace. Continue reading