By James Eley – Luke ‘Cool Hand’ Paddock impressed on his way to victory over Fonz Alexander at the top of Black Country Boxing’s ‘Cool Hand & The Gang’ bill at Walsall Town Hall on Saturday evening writes James Eley.… Read Article
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (March 21, 2016)–This past Saturday night, welterweight contender, Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna thrilled a sold-out crowd at The Claridge in Atlantic City when he scored fourth round stoppage over Kendal Mena that highlighted a action-packed nine bout card.… Read Article
Last night in Phoenix, former great Roy Jones Junior destroyed part-time boxer/MMA fighter Vyron Phillips with a crushing 2nd-round KO. The 47-year-old legend, taking part in something of a novelty bout – with Phillips set to pick up $100,000 if he won – dropped Phillips flat on his face with a right hand shot. The fight was all over with less than a minute to go in the second-round.… Read Article
Micki Nielsen (21-0, 14 KOs) overcame his toughest career test to retain his WBC International Cruiserweight title with a unanimous points victory against former World title challenger Mirko Larghetti (24-2, 14 KOs) last night at the Albertslund Musikateatret in Copenhagen.… Read Article
Unbeaten junior welterweight Sergey Lipinets (9-0, 7 KOs) of Martuk, Kazakhstan thrilled the packed venue at the Robinson Rancheria Resort & Casino in Nice, California on Tuesday night with a dramatic fifth-round knockout of Levan “The Wolf” Ghvamichava (16-2-1, 12 KOs) in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes.… Read Article
Heavyweight LaRon Mitchell (12-0, 12 KOs) punched his way to yet another knockout win, pushing his unbeaten streak to twelve and sending Kenyan Raymond Ochieng (8-18, 6 KOs) back home with an embarrassing defeat.… Read Article
Trio of New Stars Emerge, Jacobs, Lyall & Crosby Impress on Debuts
Ringside report by Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro
London promoter Mark Lyons had a nightmare of a run up to his first show of 2016, that took place on Friday night at York Hall, after seven fights are cancelled due to illness or injury in the preceding ten days and Ernest Amuzu, the opponent for headlining George Hillyard WBU International Title defense, fails to … Read Article
Fighting a needless rematch, WBA (regular) light heavyweight champion Juergen Braehmer (48-2, 35 KOs) once again beat Eduard Gutknecht (29-4-1, 12 KOs) by a 12 round unanimous decision tonight in their rematch at the Jahnsportforum in Neubrandenburg, Germany. Just like their first fight three years ago, Braehmer was much too good for the slower, weaker and less skilled 33-year-old Gutknecht. … Read Article
Terry Flanagan beat challenger Derry Mathews to retain his WBO World Lightweight crown with a unanimous decision at the Liverpool Echo Arena.
All-action Turbo proved why he is rated as one of the world’s very best lightweights despite the best efforts of the brave Mathews. The packed-out Arena were treated to an explosive performance from both men who gave it their all to take home the WBO belt. … Read Article
‘Baby faced Assassin’ Paul Butler stopped Mexico’s Sebastian Sanchez inside nine rounds to claim the vacant WBO Intercontinental Super-Flyweight Championship. A crunching left hook to the body of Sanchez was enough to earn Butler the 21st win of his career.
The Ellesmere Port ace used his lightening quick speed to take control of the bout early on. Butler put on an impressive performance in front of his home crowd, which included rival super-flyweight Jamie Conlan.… Read Article