Is 2017 the year when outspoken former British middleweight champ Chris Eubank Junior gets in with the elite fighters? Once again, the once-beaten contender is saying all the right things; stating how he wants to fight not only middleweight king Gennady Golovkin but also IBF super-middleweight ruler James DeGale and, in a rematch of his sole pro defeat, WBO middleweight champ Billy Joe Saunders.… Read Article
Lichfield flyweight, Brad Foster, will look back on 2016 as his breakthrough year in professional boxing.
The 19-year old enjoyed a busy 12 months, winning all of his five fights by unanimous decision before signing a three-year deal with promoter Frank Warren in November.… Read Article
OWEN JOBBURN is loving life as a professional boxer.
The former soldier swapped barracks for bag work in order to pursue life as a different kind of fighter when, after over half a decade serving his country, he made the switch from the armed forces to the paid code.
Two fights in and the 27 year-old, who is also training to become a personal trainer, is enjoying every minute.… Read Article
It was without a doubt THE best heavyweight fight of last year. It was the 12 round war rival British heavies Dillian Whyte and Dereck Chisora engaged in in December, and almost as soon as the oh, so close points victory was awarded to Whyte, fans began asking for a part two.
In fact, according to Chisora – who believes he should have had his hand raised after the 36 minutes of electrifying warfare was … Read Article
Manchester Cruiserweight starlet Jordan Thompson has signed a long-term promotional deal with Hall of Fame promoter Frank Warren. ‘Troublesome’ is planning an attack on the domestic Cruiserweight division and is confident he will be at the top of the pile by the end of the year.
The 23-year-old banger turned pro at the back end of 2015 and made an explosive start to life in the paid ranks, knocking out his first three opponents inside … Read Article
Derby super middleweight, Zach Parker, faces his toughest test to date this weekend when he takes on former Commonwealth Kingpin, Bradley Pryce.
The undefeated 22 year-old, 9-0, appears on the first show of 2017 of his new manager, Neil Marsh, when he fights on the Robbie Davies Jr vs. Zoltan Szabo undercard at Preston Guildhall this Saturday, 21st January. … Read Article
Lawrence Okolie has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing.
The 24 year old’s decision to turn over is the latest step in a remarkable rise, having been inspired by Anthony Joshua’s London 2012 Olympic gold medal win while he was working in McDonalds.
Okolie began boxing in 2010 just to lose weight but following Joshua’s golden moment in east London, Okolie doubled his efforts and after landing back to back University titles in 2014 … Read Article
WBO Inter-Continental Featherweight Champion Marco McCullough has been added to Frank Warren’s February 18th Belfast Waterfront show. The former WBO European and Irish Champion will fight in a scheduled eight round contest against an opponent to be confirmed, live and exclusive on BoxNation.
McCullough ended 2016 in sensational style with a highly-entertaining stoppage victory over Luis Lugo for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental Featherweight title on November 5th, dropping his opponent twice before Lugo’s corner withdrew … Read Article
Jordan Clayton steps up to eight rounds next month insisting that he is only interested in progressing towards big fights as opposed to protecting his ‘0’ writes James Eley.
The undefeated super welterweight (4-0) headlines Errol Johnson’s ‘High Hopes II’ show at the Holiday Inn, Birmingham City Centre,on Saturday February 25th and is desperate to push his career forward, punch by punch. … Read Article
Boy Jones Jnr Chingford’s Boy Jones Jnr (11-0-1, 7 KO’s) will face Lowestoft’s Craig Poxton (11-4-0, 4 KO’s) in the first defence of his Southern Area Super-Featherweight title at Bethnal Green’s York Hall on Friday 24th February, live and exclusive on BoxNation.
Baby-faced Boy was just over three weeks shy of his 20th birthday when he beat the extremely tough Martin Hillman to win the Vacant title at the Brentwood Centre back in November. The … Read Article