Fitness leader Reebok today announced a new partnership with one of the most exciting young fighters in British boxing, 19-year-old Conor Benn. The super lightweight boxer will team up with Reebok to represent the brand in the ring and front their training and combat campaigns throughout 2017.… Read Article
Naseem Hamed lit up the featherweight division like no other British fighter ever did, and “Prince” Naz, although a loser in the biggest fight of his thrilling career – against Mexican great Marco Antonio Barrera – ranks as one of the best British fighters of recent years. Today long since retired (and carrying so much weight he is almost unrecognisable from the sleek and lethal 126-pound puncher he was in the 1990s/early 2000s) Hamed remains … Read Article
Following their sell-out shows in January and July, Western Country Boxing and Carl’s Boxing Stable are back in Plymouth in October with their Haloween Weekend Spooktacular, ‘Fright Night’.
A host of professional Plymouth pugilists feature at the Guildhall on Saturday, 29th October. The show is sponsored by Grosvenor Casino Plymouth, who will host the weigh-in and Aftershow Party and will also have a presence on the evening!… Read Article
By James Eley
Josh Burke is hoping to put a frustrating period of inactivity behind him and start fighting as much as possible, starting with Black Country Boxing’s ‘High Stakes’ show at Walsall Town Hall, sponsored by Grosvenor Casino Walsall, on September 24th. … Read Article
Retired former super-middleweight king and current Sky Sports pundit Carl Froch has weighed-in with his thoughts on this Saturday’s massively intriguing Gennady Golovkin-Kell Brook fight and, though Froch does not go so far as to say his countryman will get the win, he does say that unbeaten pound-for-pound star GGG is in for the “toughest fight of his career so far.”
Froch sparred an up and coming Book back in 2009, as he was getting … Read Article
Kell Brook is shooting for boxing history and if he can somehow pull off a win over middleweight king Gennady Golovkin in just six days’ time, his place in the history books will certainly be secure. And Brook, the IBF welterweight ruler, is watching the very best in the history of the sport as he gets ready, mentally, for the biggest fight of his life. Brook is a huge admirer of the two Sugar Rays, … Read Article
Basildon’s Paul Hilz (2-2)will be vying for the British Challenge super-middleweight belt on September 23rdat the Grays Civic Hall against Lewis van Poetsch (4-45) over eight three-minute rounds.
After enjoying a successful stint in the thriving unlicensed boxing scenein Essex, winning 12 of his 14 fights and collecting the IBA British and European cruiserweight titles, Hilz turned professional under Carl Greaves’ management in 2014.… Read Article
If the plans top British promoter Frank Warren has come to fruition, there will be a huge night for British heavyweight boxing taking place on October 29th. It will also be a huge night for the two Fury’s, Tyson and Hughie. As fans know, Oct. 29 is the working date (still, despite all that has happened) for the eagerly awaited Fury-Klitschko II, and Warren has written in his column in The Star how this mega-fight … Read Article
Say what you want about the Gennady Golovkin-Kell Brook fight, but don’t forget that everyone is talking about it! Everyone, and I mean everyone, has an opinion on this fight – a marvellous promotion that has brought a genuine buzz, not only to British boxing, but to world boxing – and the September 10 showdown has to be looked at as one of the biggest fights of the year.
Sugar Ray Leonard has thought about … Read Article
Kell Brook hit the scales five pounds heavier than Gennady Golovkin in their final WBC check-weigh ahead of their monster clash for the WBC, IBF and IBO World Middleweight titles at The O2 in London on Saturday September 10, live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Brook was weighed at the famous Wincobank Gym in Sheffield by the British Boxing Board of Control and weighed 167.8lbs, while Golovkin tipped the scales at 162.9lb at his Big … Read Article