Fresh off his spirited effort against three-division world champion Adrein Broner on September 6, Jr. Welterweight contender Emanuel Taylor (18-3, 12 KO’s) opens up about the fight and his future aspirations which he candid about wanting the best fights and becoming a world champion early in 2015… Read Article
Stuart Hall proved his world class credentials by giving Golden Boy star Randy Caballero the fight of his life in Monte Carlo last night (October 25).
Hall was vying to become a two-time world champion against touted star Caballero, with the pair battling for the vacant IBF world bantamweight crown – the title previously held by Hall.… Read Article
O. De La Hoya – Let me introduce to you the current WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion and obviously a future first ballot Hall of Famer. He won the Middleweight World Title in 1995, and defended that title 20 times, solidifying his place as one of the best, if not the best middleweights in boxing history.
Bernard Hopkins, not only are we talking about the fighter who is the best in this era, … Read Article
Oscar De La Hoya – We are getting close to what is probably the most anticipated event of this year, the main event, “Bernard Hopkins vs. Sergey Kovalev,” which will be a 12-round light heavyweight unification bout. The co-feature, we’re excited to announce is Sadam Ali vs. Luis Carlos Abregu, which will be a 10-round welterweight bout, and that event is being promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Top Rank taking place at Caesars Atlantic … Read Article
Derry Mathews still has designs to be recognised as something other than just one of the most exciting and sporting prizefighters of his generation.
Two reigns on both the British and Commonwealth lightweight thrones hardly do justice to the monster hitting Scouse warrior who has partaken in several of the most savage domestic ring wars of the last decade.
But at 31, and with plenty of mileage on the clock, ‘Dirty Derry’ knows that time … Read Article
The Vauxhall Motors ABC in Ellesmere Port has proven a fertile breeding ground for prizefighters over the years.
Bantamweight buzzsaw Paul ‘Livewire’ Lloyd rose to British, Commonwealth and European honours as a pro during the late 1990s whilst, today, former VM graduates Paul Butler and Matty Fagan are kicking up a storm.… Read Article
Despite collecting three national junior titles and several Young England vests, Scouse light-welter Michael Joynson is adamant that his all action pressure fighting is far better suited to the paid ranks – an ominous warning to future 140lb rivals.… Read Article
GENERAL SANTOS CITY, PHILIPPINES (October 23, 2014) — Fighter of the Decade and World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion, Congressman MANNY “Pacman” PACQUIAO (56-5-2, 38 KOs), the lone congressional representative from the Sarangani Province of the Philippines, his Hall of Fame trainer FREDDIE ROACH and Hall of Fame promoter BOB ARUM hosted an international Media Conference Call today. Emanating from General Santos City, Philippines, where Pacquiao has been in deep, rigorous training for his title … Read Article
Liverpool light-welterweight Thomas Stalker was once the world’s top ranked amateur lightweight but knows, at 30, there’s little margin for error if he’s to repeat the trick as a professional.
The 2012 Team GB Olympic skipper – who struck gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi and also medalled at both the European and World Senior meets – jettisoned a British title eliminator in favour of an audacious attempt to crash the world rankings.… Read Article
In the summer of 2012 Liverpool’s Tom Stalker was rated as the world’s number one amateur lightweight and skipper of the Team GB boxing squad at the London 2012 Olympics. Conversely, Chorley’s Jack Catterall was a student at Preston College who’d never ventured past the English ABA quarter-finals.
Two years on, the pair collides for the vacant WBO European light-welter title at Liverpool’s Echo Arena this weekend and, remarkably, the bookies can barely split them.… Read Article