Billy Underwood admits winning a silver medal at last weekend’s Haringey Box Cup ranks as the proudest moment of his career so far.… Read Article
WICHITA, KS — June 21, 2014 — History was made in Wichita Saturday as Jeff Page, Jr. defeated Dominique Alexander to win the American Boxing Association’s Light Heavyweight All American Title. Page is the inaugural champion for the American Boxing Association. Scheduled for ten rounds, it took all of six for Page to knockout Alexander to win the title.… Read Article
Islington boxer Billy Underwood is targeting the latter stages of the upcoming Haringey Box Cup, and believes a successful tournament will provide him with vital experience for when he competes professionally.
Underwood, who fights out of Lion ABC in Hoxton, is set to make his first appearance in the prestigious European tournament this weekend at Alexandra Palace following Friday’s draw.… Read Article
Before a standing room only, packed house, WBU World Lightweight Champion Noah Zuhdi (18-1, 14 KOs), Oklahoma City, OK, USA, retained his world title on Friday, June 6, 2014, in Oklahoma City defeating Eduardo Pereira dos Reis (13-2, 8 KOs), Sao Paulo, Brazil by TKO in the 4th round. Reis did not answer the bell for the 5th round. In the 4th round, Zuhdi connected with several uppercuts and powerful right hands and left hooks … Read Article
Andy Lee, Irish light middleweight contender (33-2, 23 kos) scored a massive 5th round KO win over John Jackson, WBC #4 to win the vacant NABF light middleweight (154lb) title last night at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
The courageous Lee showed character and determination in the early going following a knockdown in the first round caused by a heavy overhand right hook delivered by Jackson.
The Irishman was behind on the judges’ scorecards … Read Article
Rated inside the top 15 of all four major sanctioning bodies, and #3 with the IBF, the immediate future of Joel Brunker became much clearer with Friday’s official announcement from the New Jersey offices of the IBF.… Read Article
Andy Lee, Irish light middleweight fighter, currently ranked WBC # 6 will be in action again against John Jackson ranked WBC #4 for the vacant NABF light middleweight (154lb) title this Saturday evening at Madison Square Garden, New York City.
The scheduled 10 rounds bout will open the HBO PPV broadcast, supporting the main event Sergio Martinez, WBC and Ring Magazine middleweight champion against Miguel Cotto, (a 3 division title holder at junior welterweight, welterweight … Read Article
The WBA middleweight picture became a lot clearer overnight with the WBA passing down their decision on the special permit requested by champion Gennady Golovkin to avoid Brisbane’s Jarrod Fletcher. Having had ten defences of his title Golovkin is being elevated to Super-champion and Fletcher will now face Daniel Jacobs of the USA for the WBA World title.… Read Article
BritishBoxers.co.uk caught up with the enjoyable and entertaining Tyson Fury; the young man who is clearly working hard, thinking about his future, and is learning to have fun with the media. Tyson admits to hating press conferences, “Being lucky” in every single one of his fights, having limited skills, being scared of Dereck Chisora, and to simply “being in it for the money”. He even attributes his wins to a mysterious Gypsy Curse. And if … Read Article