Jeff Saunders, 21 from County Durham and younger brother of professional boxer Bradley Saunders, boxed his way to win the Combined Services Welterweight Title in Portsmouth this month. Currently serving in the parachute regiment, the amateur boxer from Sedgefield beat an experienced marine in the finals to claim the prestigious title.… Read Article
Following their Homecoming Promotion in Dundalk just two week ago, its straight back to the the gym for KO Entertainments stable of fighters who face into a hectic two months that will see four of the stables five fighters in action. First out on April 6th is former National Senior Champion Philip Sutcliffe Jr who looks to build on his impressive professional debut when he fights on the undercard of the Emerald Promotions card at … Read Article
Former two weight world champion Joe Calzaghe has revealed he is coming back to Scotland on May 8th for a dinner show in which he will take centre stage with former opponent Roy Jones Jnr which both fighters will discuss there careers and answer questions from the crowd. This will be the first time both fighters have come face to face since there fight in November 2013, and will be the only opportunity to see … Read Article
Lightweight boxing star, Billy Morgan cruised to his eighth straight win over opponent Dan Carr at a packed York Hall in Bethnal Green last Thursday. The Canning Town sports hero is now undefeated in eight professional fights as he rode to victory over the more experienced boxer from Wiltshire.… Read Article
Ricky Burns will defend his WBO lightweight title against unbeaten mandatory challenger Jose Gonzalez at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on May 11, live on Sky Sports.
On March 19 the WBO ordered the Scottish star to face Gonzalez in view of ‘the failed opportunities’ given to Burns in recent times. Promoter Eddie Hearn was given five days to negotiate an agreement for the championship bout otherwise a purse bid would be ordered.
Just hours … Read Article
Ukranian Timur Akhundov and French national champion Bastien Rozeaux will fight for the vacant World Boxing Federation World Featherweight title on March 30 at the AKKO International in Kiev.
Fighting in his hometown, Akhundov is the reigning WBF Intercontinental champion, a title he won and defended last year to get in position for his crack at world honors.… Read Article
Xcite Fight Promotions are delighted to announce the signing of Welterweight boxer Rivan Cesaire. Sporting a 10-3 (3 KO) record, Cesaire will look to end 18 months of inactivity when he faces Alex Ahtong on April 4th at the Southport RSL. The Jamie Myer Productions bout will be broadcast live on Fox Sports.… Read Article
(COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO.) – The 24 female athletes who competed in the first-ever U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Women’s Boxing will always hold their own place in boxing and Olympic history and 17 of those ladies are returning to Northern Quest Resort & Casino and Spokane, Wash., for the 2013 USA Boxing National Championships, April 1-6. The roster of women slated to compete in Spokane boasts a fantastic list of nationally and internationally experienced athletes. … Read Article
LAS VEGAS, NEV. (March 25, 2013) — It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that Shiming!
The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel is pulling out all stops for world championship boxing’s first-ever appearance in Macau by producing boxing’s first-ever music video featuring its own theme song. Performed by Stephanie Cheng (郑融), The “Fists of Gold” Theme Song Music Video (“皇金拳賽”主題曲MV) made its world premiere today and already it’s climbing up the charts from Beijing to Bar … Read Article
Friday, March 22 – HBO Boxing will present “Road to Donaire-Rigondeaux,” an all-new special examining the upcoming super bantamweight title unification fight between Nonito Donaire and Guillermo Rigondeaux. The two 122-pound title-holders are on the road to a spectacular showdown at New York’s famed Radio City Music Hall on Saturday, April 13, which will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing ®.
The “Road to Donaire-Rigondeaux” special, which will premiere on HBO on Saturday, … Read Article