MGM are delighted to announce that Steven Ormond’s first fight with MGM will be on October 1st in Glasgow, Scotland, televised live on BoxNation.The MGM Scotland promotion will feature a packed card, showcasing a range of Scottish talent and headlined by Cruiserweight Stephend Simmons.… Read Article
Though the fight is not getting as much hype and publicity as the Gennady Golovkin-Kell Brook showdown that will precede it by a week, the Liam Smith-Saul Canelo Alvarez light-middleweight title fight is arguably a much tougher fight to pick. Smith, the defending WBO champ, is a considerable underdog, as is his countryman Brook, but some good judges are predicting a hard night for Canelo on September 17.
And Smith, unbeaten and trained by the … Read Article
Promoter Eddie Hearn fully expects, as do plenty of other people, Anthony Joshua to become a boxing superstar in the near future, and there are big plans in store for the reigning IBF heavyweight champion. First up, Joshua, 17-0(17) will make the second defence of his belt in either November or December, then there will be defence number three in March and then, next summer at Wembley, Joshua will possibly fight a massive fight against … Read Article
Former WBA heavyweight champ David Haye could be in line for a shot at regaining his old belt, at least the “regular” version of it, and it could come against the winner of a WBA-agreed match-up between Lucas Browne and Fres Oquendo. President Gilberto Mendoza spoke with Sky Sports and he said that Haye – now ranked the number-five contender with the WBA – is a fighter he and his organisation would “love to have … Read Article
With less than four weeks to prepare, welterweight prospect George Hennon (4-1) has taken a fight on September 23rd at Grays Civic Hall on a Carl Greaves Promotions show.
The Kent puncher, trained by brothers Johnny and Frank Greaves at the Peacock Gym in Canning Town, was due to have a break after completing his first year punching for pay but when the offer came up to fight on promoter Carl Greaves’ next show in … Read Article
FIGHTS are coming thick and fast for flame-haired Irishman Chris Blaney – and he’s loving it.
The Navan man, 24, turned professional with an explosive one round knockout of David Bauza earlier this summer and he’s already got his next two fights lined up.… Read Article
Ahead of the start of the new boxing season, Steve Wood has revealed that VIP Promotions will be teaming up with the Northwest Amateur Boxing Association to showcase some of the top fighters from the unpaid code.
With a number of 2016 promotions already planned, Wood’s groundbreaking initiative involves staging amateur bouts prior to the pro boxing at shows. The aim being to bring professional glamour to the amateur proceedings, and eventually sign upcoming stars.… Read Article
Paul and Callum Smith, Gavin McDonnell and Kid Galahad complete the line-up on the undercard of the blockbuster showdown between pound-for-pound sensation Gennady Golovkin and Sheffield star Kell Brook at The O2 in London on Saturday September 10, live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Liverpool Super-Middleweight brothers Callum and Paul are in action in the sold-out arena, with unbeaten star Callum defending his WBC Silver title against tough Hungarian Norbert Nemesapati while the eldest of … Read Article
MARKET HARBOROUGH prospect Reuben Arrowsmith is a man in need of a rival.
The Ricky Hatton-trained stylist, 6-0 (1 KO), hasn’t put a foot wrong since turning professional in October last year.
But he believes his best performances will come when he faces off with another young and up-and-coming super-welterweight, especially if they also hail from the Midlands.… Read Article
Tewksbury’s British Challenge and International Challenge Champion, Adam Harper, says he is ready to step out of his comfort zone writes Daniel Briggs.
The unbeaten middleweight fighter, whose day job is as a school teacher, has never fought outside of his home county of Gloucestershire.… Read Article