Could once-beaten British heavyweight David Allen be the fighter who “comes to win” against Luis Ortiz in the Cuban’s next fight, set for December 10 in Manchester? Promoter Eddie Hearn was as dissatisfied as anyone else with Ortiz’ wide but dull decision win over a negative Malik Scott at the weekend, vowing later to find a far more game opponent for “King King” on the Anthony Joshua-Eric Molina bill.… Read Article
Katie Taylor will face Karina Kopinska on her pro debut at The SSE Arena, Wembley in London on Saturday November 26, live on Sky Sports.
Taylor makes her hotly anticipated bow in the paid ranks after turning over following her glittering career as Ireland’s most decorated amateur boxer.… Read Article
Luke Jones is looking to make the most of his opportunity of appearing at the Town Hall as he aims to end his year in style writes James Eley.… Read Article
It seems there is a pretty good chance we could see a Wilder-Fury fight next year after all: Wilder Vs. Hughie Fury. With big Tyson out of the way due to well-documented problems, it could be up to cousin Hughie, himself a big guy, to face the reigning WBC heavyweight king. Speaking with The Mirror, the unbeaten contender confirmed how his team are currently in talks with Wilder over a possible March fight.
And Hughie, … Read Article
Undefeated super middleweight prospect, Lennox Clarke, has set his sights on the winner of tomorrow’s English Title clash between Leon McKenzie and Jahmaine Smyle.
The pair lock horns for the strap that Smyle claimed with victory over Lee Markham last year on Goodwin Promotions’ ‘Back Of The Net’ show at York Hall tomorrow evening.… Read Article
From 2017, Frank Warren will promote 20 UK events a year, Live on BT Sport
The 20 UK events will also be shown live on BoxNation
From 2017, BoxNation will be included in BT Sport’s pack of channels and available to all BT Sport customers
Frank Warren will promote a further 10 events, in the UK per year, Live and Exclusive on BoxNation … Read Article
Kell Brook says he won’t give up his IBF World Welterweight title and is plotting huge unification bouts for 2017.
The Sheffield star is back in the gym following a minor operation on the damaged eye socket he suffered in his epic showdown with Middleweight king Gennady Golovkin in London in September.
The 30 year old landed the IBF crown with a superb win over Shawn Porter in California in August 2014 before clinical stoppage … Read Article
By James Eley
Tommy Loach was delighted to get his debut win in the Town Hall in September and is hoping for more of the same in his second fight on Black Country Boxing’s ‘Going for Gold’ show at Walsall Town Hall, sponsored by Grosvenor Casino Walsall, on November 19th writes James Eley.… Read Article
Jamie McDonnell is targeting mega-fights in 2017 as he defends his WBA World Bantamweight crown against Liborio Solis in Monte-Carlo on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports.
The Doncaster star extended his winning run to 20 with a clinical ninth round stoppage win over Fernando Vargas at The O2 in London in April.… Read Article
GB BOXING has selected four women from the world class performance programme to compete in the forthcoming EUBC European Women’s Boxing Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria, (14 – 24 November 2016).
The team includes 2014 World Championship silver medallists, Lisa Whiteside at flyweight (51kg) and Sandy Ryan at lightweight (60kg). The pair will be joined by Chantelle Cameron at light-welterweight (64kg) and Natasha Gale who will compete at middleweight (75kg).… Read Article