Prized middleweight superstar Derek “Pooh” Ennis (23-4-1,13Ko’s) returns to his hometown Of Philadelphia, PA when he faces the upset minded Emil Gonzalez (11-6-1,8Ko’s) in the main event of a block buster card on Friday night March 14th, at the PA Sheet Metal Workers Hall. Ennis took some time off after his close majority decision loss to loss to Jonathan Gonzalez and has quietly refocused himself for another run at a coveted world title. His opponent … Read Article
PRAGUE – In July, he’ll be 36, and boy, he really couldn’t ask for a better premature birthday present! On this past Wednesday, after two weeks of negotiations, the Czech Republic’s most successful professional boxer Lukas Konecny (50-4-0, 23 KOs) finally signed the contract for his fight against the American star from the Golden Boy Promotions stable and current WBO middleweight champion Peter Quillin (30-0-0, 22 KOs).
Both fighters will square off on April 19 … Read Article
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO (March 7, 2014) – United Promotions, in conjunction with Title Fight Promotions, is pleased to announce the return of undefeated Canadian light middleweight champion Brandon “Bad Boy” Cook (12-0-0, 7KO) of Ajax, Ontario, on May 3, 2014, at the Hershey Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. Cook will go ten rounds or less with hard-hitting national contender Phil “The Assassin” Rose (5-2-1, 4KO) of Whitby, Ontario, for the vacant NABA Canada light middleweight championship. On … Read Article
With just under 3 weeks to go until Anthony Mundine continues on his quest to face Floyd Mayweather by the end of 2014, the former super middleweight and middleweight world champion, is deep into his 8 week training camp, at his gym in Sydney.
“It’s been a great camp, and I’m preparing as I always do, just eating, and living right, and making the sacrifices to reach my goals, and my destiny. I want Mayweather.”… Read Article
Chicago, IL (March 7, 2014) Super middleweight contender Donovan “DA BOMB” George will not be fighting tonight, MARCH 7 in Chicago as was previously announced by his co-promoters, Chicago’s Hitz Boxing and Round 3 Productions.
George was to have made his highly anticipated return to battle in the main event at the Horseshoe Casino presented FIGHT NIGHT at The Belvedere in Elk Grove Village, however the action-packed card will still take place.… Read Article
RICKY HATTON’S autobiography War and Peace has been included on the longlist for the 12th annual British Sports Book Awards.
Co-written with Boxing News editor Tris Dixon, the book charts The Hitman’s incredible rise from a Manchester council estate to the bright lights of Las Vegas.… Read Article
The British Amateur Boxing Association (BABA) has named the 10 English members of the GB Boxing squad that will be seeded in the quarter-finals of England Boxing’s National Senior Elite Men’s Finals 2014.
The 10 boxers will not compete in the regional phase of the competition and will join the tournament for the final stages which will be held over three days at Echo Arena Liverpool on the weekend of 25-27 April.… Read Article
Martin Murray is targeting a November showdown with hard-hitting middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin after signing a lucrative seven-figure, three-fight deal with Africa’s largest promoter, Golden Gloves.
The 31-year-old from St Helens in the UK split with Ricky Hatton last month after a frustrating year that saw him fight just once after his narrow defeat to Sergio Martinez in Argentina last April.… Read Article
Irish Amateur Boxing Association
March 6th – London 2012 bronze medallists Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan will meet defending champion Hughie Myers and Tyrone McCullagh in the first two finals at Friday’s Elite Championships at the National Stadium in Dublin.
Please click here and here and here for preview of 2014 Elite finals.
Please see below fixtures for running order for Men’s finals on Friday evening.… Read Article
This Saturday (March 8th) former cruiserweight champion Juan Carlos Gomez (53-3) will be back in action in Kecskemet (Hungary) when he faces Ivica Bacurin (17-4-1) for the vacant WBO International championship on the undercard of Zsolt Erdei’s (33-1) last pro fight against Shalva Jomardashvili (36-6-2).… Read Article