ANTHONY UPTON’s English super-lightweight title clash with Joe Hughes has been made an official eliminator for the British crown.… Read Article
SONNY UPTON says first impressions mean nothing ahead of his English super-welterweight title eliminator with Ryan Toms this Saturday night (November 21).… Read Article
ZHANAT ZHAKIYANOV was mobbed by his adoring fans when he arrived back in his home town of Petropavl, Kazakhstan.
Around 200 people braved temperatures as low as -20°c to see the 32-year-old arrive by train a week on from his WBA interim bantamweight title victory over Yonfrez Parejo.… Read Article
ANTHONY UPTON has been handed an early Christmas present – a shot the English light-welterweight title.
The unbeaten 23-year-old, who is trained by Ricky Hatton, will face current champion Joe Hughes at Walsall Town Hall on Saturday December 5.
Upton has been a professional for little over two years, but he feels the time is now right for his first championship opportunity.… Read Article
CAMERON HAMMOND has been given a huge boost ahead of his clash with Indonesia’s Sahlan Coral in Melbourne tonight (Wednesday November 11).
The unbeaten former Olympian, who tipped the scales at 66.4 kgs, been told that a trip to England could on the cards providing he does the business once again.
“We’ve also received confirmation from the Commonwealth Boxing Council that Cameron has been confirmed at mandatory challenger for the winner of the proposed Sam … Read Article
ZHANAT ZHAKIYANOV proved he belongs amongst the world’s elite by winning the interim WBA bantamweight title on Saturday night (November 7).
The Kazakh, who is trained by former four-time world champion Ricky Hatton, overcame the tall and tricky Venezuelan Yonfrez Parejo with a split decision verdict in front the of the great and the good of Monte Carlo.… Read Article
AUSSIE sensation Cameron Hammond says he’ll be more than happy if he has to box his way to victory over Sahlan Coral on the undercard of the big Mundine v Hartley bill in Melbourne on November 11.
The 2012 Olympian has shown his devastating power in recent outings, with his last four opponents failing to hear the final bell.… Read Article
RICKY HATTON is predicting an explosive ending to Zhanat Zhakiyanov’s interim WBA bantamweight title fight with Yonfrez Parejo this weekend.… Read Article
ADAM “THE BOMBER” ETCHES has vowed to make 2016 a year to remember.
The Sheffield middleweight, 24, was due to face Japan’s Yosuke Kirima in Monte Carlo on November 7, but was forced to withdraw due to injury.
However, he’s not let the setback get him down and is aiming to make a big splash in the New Year.… Read Article
WELTERWEIGHT prospect Sonny Upton says he’s “buzzing” after being handed an English title eliminator against Northolt’s Ryan Toms.
The Ricky Hatton-trained 26-year-old has been chomping at the bit for a big fight and will box over ten rounds for the first time on Josh Goodwin’s “The Cartel” show at the historic York Hall in Bethnal Green on November 21.… Read Article