It’s a case of third time for lucky for promoter Steve Wood after finally matching Alex Rutter against Yorkshire’s Brad Botham for the Central Area super-featherweight title at Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse on September 17.… Read Article
Lee Haskins has told Stuart Hall that he’ll KO him in six rounds when they clash for his IBF World Bantamweight title at The O2 in London on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Haskins and Hall clashed at a fiery press conference in London today, having already locked horns at Sky Sports’ studios last week.
Hall believes Haskins is not a true champion after he was elevated from interim to full IBF … Read Article
Red-hot Super-Flyweight ace Jamie Conlan will headline a mouth-watering night of boxing at Belfast’s Titanic Exhibition Centre on Saturday 5th November. The unbeaten thrillmeister makes the first defence of his Commonwealth strap against an opponent to be confirmed on an unmissable evening of boxing, live and exclusive on BoxNation.… Read Article
Undefeated heavyweight sensation Hughie Fury will make the first defence of his WBO Intercontinental Championship against Mexico’s Andy Ruiz Jr on the undercard of Tyson Fury’s eagerly-anticipated rematch with Wladimir Klitschko at the Manchester Arena on Saturday 29th October, live and exclusive on BoxNation.
Fury, 20-0 10 KO’s, has ripped through the heavyweight division, claiming his first professional title in the WBO Intercontinental against Fred Kassi at London’s Copper Box Arena back in April. Should … Read Article
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