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Trainer Predicts that Cameron Hammond will be at world level within two years

Trainer Gareth Williams has predicted that Aussie light-middleweight sensation Cameron "The Hammer" Hammond will be at world level within two years. The 2012 Olympian had former IBF super-featherweight champion Barry Michael raving about his technique when he defeated Thailand's Pramool Boonpok on the undercard of Mundine v Jackson recently. And Williams believes it is only a matter of time before [...]

Stuart Hall defends IBF bantamweight title against Martin Ward on March 29th

LONDON (Feb. 10) – Boxing’s modern day ‘Cinderella Man’ Stuart Hall makes the first defence of his IBF bantamweight title in a North East derby against Martin Ward. The diamond of Darlington steps back into the ring for the first time since his unforgettable crowning when he overcame Vusi Malinga in an enthralling 12-round, toe-to-toe clash, to win the IBF belt last December. Hall’s [...]

Michael Grant Ready For Billy Morgan Showdown On Feb 15th

It’s rare for pro boxers from the same gym to fight each other, but that’s just what’s going to happen this coming Saturday, when Enfield’s Michael Grant takes on Canning Town’s Billy Morgan, on the undercard of the Dereck Chisora versus Kevin Johnson WBA/WBO International Heavyweight title fight, that headlines the Frank Warren promoted ‘ROCK THE BOX III’ at the Copper Box in Stratford [...]

Haroon Khan delighted ‘with his best performance yet’ as he dazzles in fourth professional bout

BOLTON (Feb. 8) - Rising star Haroon Khan got 2014 off to a great start after a dazzling points victory in his fourth professional bout. The Bolton starlet had too much for his Yorkshire opponent, Francis Croes, on Friday night’s Sheffield bill, as he put on his best performance since turning professional last year. From the get-go Khan dominated his 25-year-old foe, using his fast footwork [...]

Tyson Fury suffers cut eye in sparring, says fight with Joey Abell is still on

Cut eye thanks to @Champfasteddie— Tyson2FASTfury. (@Tyson_Fury) February 8, 2014 Tyson Fury, who is all set to fight late replacement foe Joey Abell a week today, has taken to Twitter to insist the cut eye he picked up in sparring yesterday will not prevent the fight from going ahead. Fury, sparring with “Fast” Eddie Chambers, picked up a small cut and posted [...]

David Price back on March 8th in Berlin

The rebuilding process continues for David Price (16-2, 14 KOs) when he returns to action on March 8th at the Max-Schmelling-Halle in Berlin. ‘’I am looking forward to getting back into the ring and picking up where I left off in Stuttgart,’’ said Price. ‘’Obviously, I wouldn’t complain if the outcome is the same but I am hoping for a bit more resistance this time. I’d like to get [...]

Ian ‘Dappa’ Napa Returns – European Champ To Take Part In Charity Boxing Event Feb 22nd

Later this month, former British and European Bantamweight Champion Ian ‘Dappa’ Napa is set to make a most welcome return to the fray, well sort of, when he takes part in the TRAD TKO Boxing Gym Charity Spar-Boxing Tournament, in association with the World Boxing Union and in aid of the Indee Rose Trust, takes place at the Menzies Prince Regent Hotel, Manor Road, Chigwell, Essex IG8 8AE on Saturday [...]

Steve Robinson’s first Boxing promotion on March 14th in Newport

Boxing returns to Newport, South Wales on Friday March 14th headlined by the Welsh light-middleweight title fight between Jerome Samuels and Dai Jones. The Newport Centre will once again be the setting for another intriguing evening of boxing. 'Enter the Dragon' is the first promotion by former WBO Featherweight Champion Steve Robinson and co-promoter Sharyn Donnachie. On the 21st September [...]

Haroon Khan faces Francis Croes this Friday night

BOLTON (Feb. 6) - Rising super-flyweight Haroon Khan returns to action tomorrow night as he looks to continue the impressive start to his professional career. The 22-year-old, who enjoyed a good amateur run, winning Commonwealth bronze in 2010 in Delhi, has made a flying start to his career in the paid ranks, racking up three wins including a stunning stoppage of American Vincente Medellin in [...]

Tyson Fury Interview: ‘ALL The Others Are Just Pretenders; Sheep In Wolves’ Clothing….”

It isn’t just a 6ft 9in, 18 stone frame that distinguishes Tyson Fury as potentially the biggest superstar in British sport. After 21 consecutive pro wins, the trigger tongued traveller is on the cusp of challenging for the world heavyweight title and don’t expect the build-up to slip beneath the radar. Everybody, it seems, harbours an opinion on Fury’s fighting talent and kamikaze mindset [...]

Shiya Ozgul Added To 1st March York Hall Double Title Headed Event

Hackney based Turkish teen sensation Shiya Ozgul is set to make his third professional outing, following a late call-up to feature on the Dave Murphy Acourtier Events, double WBU European title headed, WARZONE event at York Hall in Bethnal Green, on Saturday 1st March 2014. Prior to turning professional in 2012, Shiya had a stellar amateur career, having fought over eighty times and [...]

Another Short Notice Fight for Joey Abell, It’s a Big One in Tyson Fury

This is a late notice fight, scheduled to take place in London, Feb 15, so it doesn't give Joey much time to prepare. Still, it's like a late Christmas present, because Joey's always had difficulty getting fights. Fighters need to fight to stay sharp. Those few times when Joey did get a shot at moving up, he just wasn't ready. He's always had the punch and decent skills, but he never had a chance [...]