British Boxing News
Prizefighter returns to home on Saturday as the York Hall, Bethnal Green plays host to the 34th edition of a format showing signs of decline and in its 7th year in desperate need of a big night. The event will mark only the 2nd Prizefighter show of the year; a promotion that has averaged 5 shows a year since its inception in 2008.
Hoping to provide the fireworks will be our third installment of lightweights, hoping to lay their hands on the prizefighter trophy, ugly though it is, and more importantly the £32,000 prize money. Previously, there was a time when the winner would move onto the next level with a British title fight a very real possibility. Unfortunately for those on show this is a carrot that has been withdrawn as the Matchroom stable has grown over the past three years in particular, especially in the saturated domestic lightweight scene. Continue reading
Danny Connor and Michael Devine will rematch in the quarter-finals of the Prizefighter Lightweights III on Saturday night at York Hall, Bethnal Green on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports. Continue reading
Having sparred countless rounds with Rock Ferry’s Wayne Adeniyi, Carl Dilks doesn’t believe he’ll see anything new when they meet this Saturday at Liverpool’s Olympia.
The Merseyside duo clash for the Central Area cruiserweight title live/FREE on vipboxing.tv, and Carl believes he has the answers for any questions that nine-fight undefeated Adeniyi might pose. Continue reading
After 14 months out of the ring, Rock Ferry’s Wayne Adeniyi says his decision to jump in at the deep end against Carl Dilks is a statement of intent.
The stablemates clash at the Liverpool Olympia this Saturday, streamed live/FREE on vipboxing.tv, with the Central Area cruiserweight belt on offer for the winner. Continue reading
FURY ON TARGET FOR KLITSCHKO AND WORLD TITLE — Promoter Frank Warren has said that media reports today of plans to make a fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua are both inaccurate and wide of the mark.
Fury defeated Chisora, for the second time, last Saturday night at the ExCeL London to win the British, European and WBO International Heavyweight titles, whilst securing the mandatory challenger position to Wladimir Klitschko’s WBO World title. Continue reading
Walsall’s Luke Paddock is determined to retain his unbeaten record when goes toe-to-toe with fellow undefeated foe, Joshua McLaren, on Saturday evening.
The International Masters and British Bronze Masters Champion takes on the Stoke scrapper for the Midlands Area Light Welterweight Title at the Queens Theatre, Burslem, this weekend. Continue reading
Floyd Moore says he’ll be flying out of the traps to KO his Prizefighter Lightweight rivals on Saturday night at York Hall Bethnal Green, live on Sky Sports, before jetting off on holiday the next day. Continue reading
Stoke’s Josh McLaren insists he is ‘ready for anything’ when he faces fellow unbeaten fighter, Luke Paddock, for the vacant Midlands Area Light Welterweight Title on Saturday.
The 24 year-old (6-0) puts his perfect record on the line against Walsall’s Paddock (8-0, 22, at the Queens Theatre, Burslem. McLaren is expecting a technical boxing match but is prepared to ‘go into the trenches’ in order to take the British Boxing Board of Control sanctioned belt. Continue reading
*David Price’s (18-2, 15 KOs) ring return has been delayed by a minor bicep injury. The British heavyweight suffered a slight tear in his left bicep during sparring and has been advised to pull out of his scheduled bout with Emilio Ezequiel Zarate (18-13-3, 9 KOs) on December 6 at the EWE Arena in Oldenburg, Germany. Continue reading
Stoke’s Kieran McLaren is hoping for double delight on Saturday evening.
The light welterweight will be looking to make it a hat-trick of professional victories before watching his cousin, Joshua McLaren, be crowned Midlands Area Champion. Continue reading