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Katsidis vows to give Coyle hell in Hull

Michael Katsidis says he’ll prove he can still be a force in the Lightweight division when he takes on Tommy Coyle for the IBF International title at the Ice Arena in Hull on October 25, live on Sky Sports.

The Australian secured a pair of wins earlier in the year in his hometown of Queensland, a third round stoppage in March before a shutout twelve round win over old World title foe Graham Earl in July. Continue reading

‘Young Boxer of the Year’ Kid Galahad labels Quigg and Hearn “a pair of comedians”

LONDON (16 OCT) Earlier this week Sheffield’s super-bantamweight star Kid Galahad attended the annual Boxing Writers’ dinner to pick up his award for 2014’s ‘Young Boxer of the Year’. He was joined by a host of great champions, as well as former Paralympian Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE, and said that winning the honour was something Brendan Ingle, his trainer and mentor, had foreseen a decade ago. Continue reading

Black Flash Promotions presents: ‘The Homecoming’ Oct 25th

Black Flash Promotions, headed by former British and European champion Pat Barrett has had to soak up a few promotional body blows since the announcement of their first show at the Middleton Arena in Manchester on October 25th. The original bill has changed somewhat since it was first announced with former Commonwealth champion Matty Hall and the popular Ben Mulligan pulling off the bill through injury. Then last week Young King Fury was withdrawn after the sudden and very sad death of his uncle Hughie Fury. RIP. Continue reading

Wayne Adeniyi and Carl Dilks clash for Central Area title on December 6

Merseyside cruiserweights, Wayne Adeniyi and Carl Dilks will clash for the vacant BBBofC Central Area title at the Olympia, Liverpool on December 6.

VIP Promotions’ Steve Wood has decided to switch the pre-Christmas show to Liverpool’s Olympia after originally planning on staging the bill in Blackpool and to make it a double-headline night. Continue reading

‘The Pain’ Tops Manchester Bill With Gavin Or Skeete Imminent

Shayne Singleton is in line to face either Frankie Gavin or Bradley Skeete.

The Colne man was to fight a Commonwealth welterweight title eliminator this Saturday (October 18) at Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse but, after opponent Sam O’Maison withdrew, will box a 10-round international contest instead – aired live on the Matchroom Fight Pass platform. Continue reading

Best of Devon 2 Finalised

EJKO Promotions’ ‘Best Of Devon 2’ professional boxing show is taking shape.

The four-fight card EJKO Promotions show, in association with Carl’s Boxing Stable, takes place at the Plymouth Guildhall on Sunday, 26th October. Continue reading