Scouse hero Liam Smith emphatically defended his WBO World Super-Welterweight title with a second round stoppage win over Montenegro’s Predrag Radosevic at the Liverpool Echo Arena. ‘Beefy’, making the second defence of his world title in his own city, dropped his challenger to the canvas with a signature crippling left body hook one minute and thirty-three seconds into the second round. The contest was over after Radosevic failed to beat the referees count.… Read Article
Liam Smith 154 vs. Predrag Radosevic 153
Zolani Tete 117 vs. Victor Ruiz 116
Ryan Farrag 118 vs. Karim Guerfi 118
Paul Butler vs. Petchbarngborn Kokietgym
At today’s official weigh-in at the Bierkeller in Liverpool, undefeated WBO World Super-Welterweight Champion Liam Smith and Montenegrin challenger Predrag Radosevic both hit the weight on the scales ahead of tomorrow’s world title showdown at the Echo Arena.… Read Article
South African jewel Zolani Tete insists he wants to be remembered as the greatest boxer ever produced by the Dark Continent….and he’s more than happy to conduct his future business affairs based out of the great fight city of Liverpool, writes Glynn Evans.
The spidery 5ft 9in southpaw is already a huge favourite on Merseyside after levelling home hero Paul Butler in the eighth round of a March 2015 defence of his IBF Super-Flyweight title. … Read Article
Manchester’s Lightweight King Terry Flanagan will make the third defence of his WBO World Title against South Africa’s two-time world champion Mzonke Fana as chief-support of World Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury’s rematch with Wladimir Klitschko at the Manchester Arena on July 9, live and exclusive on BoxNation.… Read Article
Already well into his 32nd year, 2012 Team GB Olympic boxing skipper Tom Stalker knows that the sand in the timer is running perilously low as he endeavours to fulfil his dreams of lifting major titles in the professional code, writes Glynn Evans.… Read Article
Unsung EBU bantam boss Ryan Farrag intends kicking up a commotion when he opens the defence of his title against French foghorn Karim Guerfi at the Echo Arena in his home city of Liverpool next Saturday.
Glynn Evans found the 28 year old MGM managed champion in buoyant mood when he caught up with him on Thursday.… Read Article
After 10 months procrastinating on the sidelines, heavy hitting Liverpool light-welter Steven Lewis makes a welcome return to duty on the mammoth ‘Homecoming’ bill at The Echo Arena next weekend, writes Glynn Evans.… Read Article
Enzo Maccarinelli will now challenge Dmytro Kucher for the Vacant EBU European Cruiserweight title at Bethnal Green’s York Hall on June 10th, exclusively live on BoxNation. Maccarinelli, a former holder of the European crown, replaces the Derby-based Jamaican Ovill McKenzie who withdraws through injury.
Dynamite-fisted Maccarinelli, from Swansea, Wales, is coming off the back of a brutal knockout win over boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. at the VTB Arena in Moscow last December. The former … Read Article
Ellesmere Port’s super-flyweight star Paul Butler is still driven by the desire to become the first Briton for more than 100 years to step down a weight and win a second world title. Butler takes on Thailand’s Predrag Radosevic in a final eliminator for the WBO mandatory position at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on Saturday 4th June, live and exclusive on BoxNation.… Read Article
Liverpool’s unbeaten WBO light-middle boss Liam Smith invested a few hours on reconnaissance in the wee hours of Sunday morning, scrutinising his three rival 154lb belt holders as they performed before BoxNation cameras at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.… Read Article