LUCAS “BIG DADDY” BROWNE has the opportunity to make history when he faces Ruslan Chagaev at the Akhmat Arena in Grozny, Chechnya on March 5. Australia has never had a world champion in the heavyweight division, but the 36-year-old from Sydney aims to change that by ripping the WBA crown away from the experienced Uzbek. Browne has been the mandatory challenger for the title since February, but has had to wait patiently for a shot … Read Article
REUBEN ARROWSMITH feels like he is on the fast track to success after being told that he will have his third fight in just ten weeks this Friday (December 18).
The Market Harborough stylist marked his professional debut with a points win over Kevin McCauley on October 10 before taking his slate to two victories by out-boxing Victor Edagha on December 5.… Read Article
SAM EVANS is aiming to end the year with another scintillating performance at the Banks’s Stadium in Walsall.
The Ricky Hatton-trained welterweight was due to box earlier this month, but had to pull out due to a virus. Now he’s fighting fit again and is ready to prove it against an as yet to be confirmed opponent on Black Country Boxing’s ‘Christmas Cracker’ event next Friday (December 18).… Read Article
RICKY HATTON has poured praise on Anthony Upton following his charge’s gallant effort against Joe Hughes in Walsall on Saturday night.… Read Article
AMATEUR heavyweight sensation Nathan Gorman has signed a long-term professional contract with Hatton Promotions and will have his first outing in Walsall this Saturday (December 5).… Read Article
ENGLISH super-lightweight champion Joe Hughes sees his fight with unbeaten Anthony Upton has a step towards the big time.
The 25-year-old from Malmesbury in Wiltshire was touted as a future star when he turned professional in October 2010.
But a shock setback against Joe Elfidh three years ago coupled with a TV broadcasting shake up meant he dipped under the radar and he’s been slowly rebuilding ever since.… Read Article
RICKY HATTON believes he’s unearthed a couple of gems in teenage punchers Sam Evans and Reuben Arrowsmith.
The Midlands duo, both 19, began training with the Hitman at his gym in Hyde, Greater Manchester during the summer and Hatton says they have shown him all the attributes needed for a rise to the top.… Read Article
SONNY UPTON put on a masterclass in back foot boxing as he outpointed Ryan Toms in an English super-welterweight title eliminator at York Hall, Bethnal Green on Saturday night (November 21).… Read Article
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