British Boxing News
Liverpool star Derry Mathews will feature on two big shows at the Echo Arena in the coming months when he fights on Friday 6th March before going on to face Richard Abril for the WBA World Lightweight title on Saturday 18th April. Continue reading
26 year old Billy “The Bomb” Long from Chelmsford in Essex is the latest to put pen to paper and sign a three year deal with leading London Promoter/Manager Steve Goodwin.
Long was a very successful amateur at Hoddesdon ABC where he lost only 2 from 15 contests. Billy reached the semi finals of the ABA and In 2014 Billy won the “King of the Ring” Format in Sweden. Continue reading
Martin Gethin believes he is more than capable of causing an upset in Hull when he clashes with hometown hero, Tommy Coyle at the Ice Arena in Hull, live on Sky Sports writes Daniel Mole.
The Walsall boxer travels to the Hull Ice Arena to take on Coyle at the top of the bill, and while the former British Lightweight Champion has been impressed by Coyle’s recent form but insists he is a long way from being the finished article. Continue reading
Midlands super featherweight pair, Des Bowater and Sean Davis, have been enjoying competitive sparring as they prepare for their upcoming bouts.
Wolverhampton-born Bowater faces Leicester’s Lewis ‘2 Slick’ Jones on Saturday at the Banks’s Stadium for a British Bronze Masters Title whilst Birmingham’s Davis is in action a week later in Cannock when he steps in with Maidenhead’s Jack ‘Crackerjack’ Heath. Continue reading
Joe Joyce and Ekow Essuman will look to maintain their unbeaten start to this season of the World Series of Boxing (WSB) when the British Lionhearts take-on the Cuba Domodores this Friday (20 February 2015) in Havana. Continue reading
Since MGM Marbella opened in 2012 they have become a force to be reckoned with in the boxing world and things are going from strength to strength….
MGM Marbella are delighted to announce the launch of their sister gym in Scotland, aptly named MGM Scotland! Continue reading
Willie Limond will defend his British Light Welterweight title against Chris Jenkins in Leeds on April 11, live on Sky Sports. Continue reading
Wembley-bound Walsall FC star, Richard O’Donnell, has backed fellow Black Country sports stars, Lennox Clarke and Des Bowater, to create their own slice of history on Saturday. Continue reading
Ellesmere Port hero Paul Butler will perform a free-to-watch public work-out in his hometown at the Port Arcades Shopping Centre on Saturday 21st February ahead of his bid to become a two-time world champion. Continue reading
In an interview with IFL TV Eddie Hearn said that he was looking to have the DeGale- Andre Dirrell fight in the UK on April 25th and was confident that he could make that happen. He said regardless of whether they can make that date happen, he is looking to finalize the deal and would make an announcement in a weeks time. This announcement should lay out most of the details of that show and what the card will be made of and detail what the situation is between DeGale and Dirrell.
This is a great fight between two once beaten fighters, which will provide a new IBF champion regardless of who wins. Certainly this is a tough fight for the pair of them due to their styles, but an impressive win could set up a string of super fights against the other talents in the division such as George Groves, Anthony Dirrell, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and even Andre Ward. Continue reading