Former Khan Trainer Predicting Top Honours For Jack Cullen

Boxer Jack Cullen gets his first eight-rounder when he tops a VIP Promotions bill at the Bolton Whites Hotel this Saturday (February 24). Undefeated Cullen, will also take part in his first title fight when he squares-off against Alistair Warren for the English Challenge Middleweight title. With the show streamed live and free on vipboxing.tv, renowned trainer Tommy Battel is predicting this will be the first of many belts for the talented local fighter.

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Steve Wood Ahead Of Liverpool Show: ‘I Really Hope This Shows Other Boxers The Way Forward’

“It’s mad to think that someone’s 0 has to go in their first fight,” explained promoter Steve Wood ahead of his forthcoming show at Liverpool’s BT Convention Centre on March 10.

The VIP Promotions chief has taken the unusual step of matching two debutants – Gary Austin and Mike Gerrard – on the card, in what should be an exciting dust-up. With both hailing from Liverpool, local pride is at stake, and with a scheduled fight between the pair aborted a while back, they will both be giving it everything not to end up in the losing corner on fight night.

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Farrell Makes Liverpool Return After Ohara Davies Defeat

Tom Farrell makes a welcome return to the ring on March 10th, when he headlines an exciting night of boxing at Liverpool’s BT Convention Centre.

Last September, the Scouser lost his 13-fight unbeaten record when he was beaten by Ohara Davies for the vacant WBA International super-lightweight title.

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Jaron “Boots” Ennis and Brandun Lee Remain Undefeated in DC

Victory Boxing Promotions continues to keep its top talent in the ring, with Jaron “Boots” Ennis and Brandun Lee adding wins to their records Saturday at the historic Howard Theatre in Washington DC. In the co-main event, Ennis defeated veteran Ricardo Cano via stoppage 40 seconds into the first round of their bout, improving to 14-0, 12KO. Brandun Lee impressed on the undercard, stopping experienced journeyman Roy Garcia in the second round.

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Mulcahy Hoping For Stoppage In Blackpool Title Fight

Ryan Mulcahy believes his boxing pedigree will be too much for Ben Wager when the pair square up for the Central Area light-welterweight belt at the Blackpool Winter Gardens on July 15.

Mulcahy, who had over 80 amateur bouts and represented England in the unpaid code, is unbeaten as a pro at 8-0 (2). And with the seaside show getting a delayed airing on BoxNation the following week, the Liverpudlian says he is looking to put on an impressive display and court potential promoters by stopping Barnsley’s Wager in a ‘fight of the night’ performance.

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Boxnation To Showcase Vip Talent This Friday

Steve Wood’s VIP Promotions show in Bolton this Friday (May 19) will be shown live on BoxNation (Sky 437/HD 490; Virgin 548; BT TV 415; Talk Talk 415; Freeview 255).

The ‘Time to Shine’ bill is headlined by one of British boxing’s rising super-featherweight stars, Zelfa Barrett; as well as an array of exciting up-and-comers including Dale Coyne, Jack Flatley, Danny Wright, and Haroon Khan. Also appearing will be Luke Blackledge, who returns to the ring after his British super-middleweight title defeat to Callum Smith in December.

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Wood On Flanagan: ‘Manchester Has Backed The Wrong Horse!’

After watching Anthony Crolla lose for the second time against Jorge Linares; Steve Wood is backing Terry Flanagan to win his WBO World lightweight title defence against Spanish-based Russian Petr Petrov on April 8, and then pursue revenge for the Manchester fans by aiming for a unification bout with Linares.

Crolla, who lost his WBA World lightweight belt to Linares last September, was soundly beaten again on Saturday (March 25) by the classy Venezuelan and Wood, who was ringside to witness Crolla’s demise, is more convinced than ever that Manchester has been ‘backing the wrong horse’.

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