Ellesmere Port’s super-flyweight star Paul Butler is still driven by the desire to become the first Briton for more than 100 years to step down a weight and win a second world title. Butler takes on Thailand’s Predrag Radosevic in a final eliminator for the WBO mandatory position at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on Saturday 4th June, live and exclusive on BoxNation.… Read Article
Liverpool’s unbeaten WBO light-middle boss Liam Smith invested a few hours on reconnaissance in the wee hours of Sunday morning, scrutinising his three rival 154lb belt holders as they performed before BoxNation cameras at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.… Read Article
David Haye will have to wait a substantial amount of time for that crack at IBF heavyweight ruler, says A.J promoter Eddie Hearn. Haye has made no secret of the fact that he wants a fight with the unbeaten star, convinced as he is about two things: the fight would be an enormous event in the UK (check) and he would be able to beat Joshua, by KO (debatable). But Hearn, in speaking with The … Read Article
Another addition to 4th June bill!
Mgm´s Kevin Satchell has been added to the undercard for Liam Smith´s second defence of his WBO light-middleweight title on the 4th June in Liverpool at the Echo Arena. MGM´s Ryan Farrag and Jazza Dickens will also be in the ring; Farrag will be defending his European bantamweight title against former champion Karim Guerfi and Dickens will be fighting for the vacant European super bantamweight against Abigail Medina.… Read Article
Thompson Boxing Promotions celebrated sixteen years as a promotional company with a top-notch card that saw Danny Roman successfully defend his NABA Super Bantamweight Championship in electrifying fashion.
Additionally, Taras Shelestyuk showed off his extraordinary skill set in capturing the vacant WBA International Welterweight Title.… Read Article
If David Haye’s objective was to impress his celebrity friends in attendance at London’s O2 Arena, then Saturday night’s fanfare complete with bright, flashing laser-lights and thumping loud sound systems would have been just the tonic. The only ingredient missing was a fight. In amongst the It crowd assembled at ringside, spare a thought for any genuine fight fans who had paid good money to watch this debacle. If Haye cares about retaining his boxing … Read Article
David Haye-Shannon Briggs, who wins? Go back a couple of months and no-one would have entertained such a question as anything other than a bad joke. Now? The impending collision is still nothing but a curiosity fight at best, a freak show at worst, but it cannot be denied how the two heavyweights with a combined 79 KO’s between them have created quite a buzz. Haye is still phenomenally popular, this despite the fact that … Read Article
WBO middleweight ruler Billy Joe Saunders has launched a scathing attack on Mexican star Saul Canelo Alvarez. As fans know, Alvarez recently vacated his WBC middleweight title rather than agree to fight Gennady Golovkin (at least he hasn’t agreed to face GGG yet). This has angered many fight fans, Mexican fight fans in particular of course, and Saunders, in speaking with boxingnews24, said Canelo should be ashamed of himself.… Read Article
David Haye (28-2, 26 KOs) scored his second straight early knockout in his comeback in stopping fringe contender Arnold Gjergjaj (29-1, 21 KOs) in the 2nd round on Saturday night at the O2 Arena in London, England. Haye had the 31-year-old Gjergjaj up and down on the canvas like he was playing with a yoyo. … Read Article
Former British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion David Price will face Jakov Gospic on the May 29th card in Liverpool that will be headlined by Tony Bellew-Ilunga Makabu for the vacant WBC cruiserweight title. This will, of course, be Price’s first fight back since being stopped inside two-rounds by Erkan Teper last July. Teper, like the only other man to have beaten Price, Tony Thompson, later failed a drugs test. Price is now convinced he can … Read Article