The Olympics have arrived again and boxing fans will be looking for the next potential superstar of the sport. Back in 2000, one man who seemingly ticked all the boxes as far as going onto become a star and a world champion, was Britain’s gifted southpaw Audley Harrison. Indeed, all these years later, “A-Force” remains one of the most well known boxers, or retired boxers, in the world. This is despite the fact that Harrison’s … Read Article
Samaritans’ awareness raising campaign We Listen is set to reach more travellers and commuters after the rail industry offered to feature it on the back of train tickets for free. Former Olympic champion boxer Audley Harrison MBE, who is fronting the campaign, was given the very first ticket – a giant-sized version to match his heavyweight status. … Read Article
Welcome to a brand new #AudleySpeaks post. I have recently signed with new agents and I am very excited to join the ‘Champions Celebrity’ family championscelebrity.com.
We will soon roll out a brand new website www.audleyharrison.com and every few weeks, on a Thursday, I will pass comment on the latest views and news in boxing, sport and current affairs.
No subject will be off limits…if I’m passionate about a subject, expect to see my thoughts … Read Article
Groan if you want to, or laugh or sigh or scream, but Audley Harrison seems determined to once again launch a comeback.
Last seen being iced in around a minute by Deontay Wilder, Harrison is still unable to call it quits. And one man A-Force thinks he can beat is current European champ Dereck Chisora. Harrison has gone as far as to put forth a proposition to Del Boy’s promoter Frank Warren: Harrison says that … Read Article
British heavyweight Audley Harrison (31-7, 23 KO’s) says he’s changed his mind about retiring from the sport, and he’ll be continuing with his career, such as it is. Audley had said he was retiring after he was blasted out by unbeaten Deontay Wilder (28-0, 28 KO’s) in one round on April 27th in Sheffield. We should have known that Audley wouldn’t stay retired because he seems to be remaking his career after every defeat.
Audley … Read Article
I just heard about Audley retiring and I want to say to him – thanks for the opportunity you gave me to be in your camp and also to fight you. I’ll respect you forever for that Big Brother. Everybody tells me they loved our weigh-in because we were professional and they could see we were friends even though we had a job to do.
Good luck in all you have planned for the future. … Read Article
Deontay Wilder the heavy handed American slugger got lucky last night as he got a win on his record against Audley Harrison. Bizarrely, A-Force finds himself at the hands of another bad refereeing decision which may have ruined his career. It was Britain’s first look at Deontay in the flesh and many of us real men, such as myself, are far from impressed. In fact we are appalled at the cheating that was displayed by … Read Article
Amir Khan (28-3, 19 KO’s) had to get up off the deck to defeat former IBF lightweight champion Julio Diaz (40-8-1, 29 KO’s) by a 12 round unanimous decision on Saturday night at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield, UK. Khan was hurt five times in the fight, and knocked down in the 4th by a left hook. In rounds 8 though 11, Khan was badly staggered by heard shots from Diaz. It was only through … Read Article
An intriguing encounter awaits on the “Return of the King” undercard when Audley Harrison [31-6 -& 23 KOs] meets Deontay Wilder [27-0 & 27 KOs] in a fight which, in some circles, has generated just as much discussion as the main event. For Wilder, Harrison represents a big step-up in competition, as well as the opportunity to collect the first ‘name’ on his record. In contrast, last chance saloon has been a statement thrown around … Read Article
Weights from Sheffield, England:
Amir Khan 142.25 – Julio Diaz 142.25
Deontay Wilder 224.8 – Audley Harrison 236
“The Return of the King: Khan vs. Diaz” is a 12 round 143 pound catch-weight bout presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Khan Promotions and sponsored by JD Sport, Maxi Muscle, Pasha and Hollywood Milkshakes.
Fans in the United Kingdom can watch “The Return of the King: Khan vs. Diaz” live on BoxNation (Sky Channel 437 or … Read Article