Cardiff’s Kyle King is coming back to boxing and he’s targeting title shots on his return. King has had a 16 month break from boxing after falling out of love with the sport. In that time, the 23-year-old began training white collar fighters and there he rediscovered the reasons why he wanted to fight.… Read Article
The domestic cruiserweight scene gets an exciting new addition to its ranks on Saturday July 20 when Jack Massey makes his pro debut at Bolton’s Reebok Stadium.
Derbyshire’s Massey, this year’s Senior ABA (86kgs) winner, gets his first paid outing on the huge VIP Promotions show and, with the 15-fight card being streamed live and free on VIPBOXING.TV, is hoping to put on an impressive show for the fans.… Read Article
(July 15th) Restaurant Five.Five 2 in St. James is hosting a fundraiser on Wednesday, July 31st, to raise funds for local boxer Le’Shawn Rodriguez, the 2013 US National Boxing Champion, in preparation for his run for the 2016 Olympics.… Read Article
VALLEY FORGE, PA (JULY 15, 2013)—On Friday night August 23rd, Kings Boxing Promotions presents a big night of boxing at the beautiful Valley Forge Casino Resort.
In the main event, undefeated Pennsylvania Lightweight champion Naim “The Dream” Nelson takes on Ryan Belasco in a bout scheduled for ten rounds and will be contested for Nelson’s Pennsylvania Lightweight title.… Read Article
ST. LOUIS (July 15, 2013) – World Boxing Council (WBC) No. 3-rated Willie “The Great” Nelson (21-1-1, 12 KOs) continued his advanced education in boxing on June 29, learning invaluable lessons in his HBO® debut fight against battle-tested Argentinian veteran Luciano Leonel “El Principito” Cuello (32-3, 16 KOs), whose only two previous losses as a professional were to world champions Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (TKO7) and Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. (DEC10).… Read Article
by Robert Uzzell: I keep having this eerie feeling that Floyd Mayweather is going to go for it in the final fights of his career. I’ve never subscribed to the fact that Mayweather has ducked or dodged opponents in the past. For every time someone has mentioned this, one merely has to look at Mike Tyson not fighting Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield at times in his career. We can look at the fact that … Read Article
GARY BUCKLAND admits his clash with Liverpool’s Stephen Smith is one he cannot afford to lose.
The popular Welshman defends his British super-featherweight crown on the undercard of Nathan Cleverly’s world title clash with Sergey Kovalev at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on August 17.
Victory would earn him the prestigious Lonsdale belt for keeps and push him towards a European title tilt, while a defeat would mean having to rebuild from scratch.
“I’ve seen … Read Article
INTERNATIONAL BOXING FEDERATION AFRICA (IBF/AFRICA) – MONDAY 15, JULY, 2013, DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA – GHANA is engulfed in a festive mood as it host yet another major IBF title. This time around the vacant “IBF International Welterweight Title” is up for a grab.
The rivalry is between two of the finest boxers from Africa and Eastern Europe. Pitting the “IBF Continental Africa Welterweight King” and number #5 IBF I/C Fredrick Lawson (20(19)-0-0) on the … Read Article
Brixton Heavyweight Ian “Layemout” Lewison was left seething at the weekend after reading Sam Sexton announcing on twitter that fighting Lewison was beneath him (as Ian was too lowly rated) and he was not interested.
This is despite the Lewison v Sexton match being mandated for the Southern Area title (going out to purse bids) and Lewison’s promoter Steve Goodwin asking the board to sanction this as an eliminator for the English/British title.… Read Article
Luke Blackledge is urging the UK’s best super-middleweight prospects to stop avoiding him, if he successfully comes through his next outing. ‘Robbo’ tops the bill at Bolton’s Reebok Stadium on July 20 and, with the VIP Promotions show streamed live via VIPBOXING.TV, the Accrington fighter wants his peers to tune in – and then step up to the plate.
“I’ve little amateur experience and have only had 15 pro fights so don’t know what they’re … Read Article