In good news, Nick Blackwell has felt well enough to return to Twitter, for the first time in a month. As fans know, the gutsy middleweight engaged in a brutal fight with Chris Eubank Junior and was placed in an induced coma shortly after lapsing into unconsciousness after the 10th-round stoppage defeat. Thankfully, no brain surgery was needed and Blackwell, who regained consciousness a week after the fight, now says he is “on the mend.”… Read Article
Heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has begun his training for the July 9th return fight with Wladimir Klitschko, with Fury entering camp for day-one earlier today. And the 27-year-old, by his own admission, really is a heavyweight, with plenty of excess weight to lose before the fight. Tyson will be training alongside his cousin, unbeaten prospect Hughie Fury, under the watchful eye of trainer and uncle Peter.
Peter Fury wrote in a Tweet earlier today how, … Read Article
Essex light-heavyweight prospect, ‘Dazzling’ Darrel Church (2-1-1) was forced to settle for a draw in his return to the ring against ‘Mad’ Mitch Mitchell (6-46-3) at the York Hall on April 16th on a Hellraiser Promotions show.… Read Article
The first weekend in June will see professional boxing brought to back Mote Park in Maidstone for the first time in 16 years with JE Promotions’ bumper bill of boxing titled, ‘Destruction’, featuring three International title fights and a whole host of local talent.… Read Article
by James Slater at ringside: Tonight in Leeds, unbeaten featherweight Josh Warrington proved to be way too strong and aggresive for top ranked Japanese fighter Hisashi Amagasa. Before a hugely vocal home crowd, Warrington bullied his man and nullified his height and reach advantages. … Read Article
by James Slater at ringside in Leeds: In a hard fought and exciting battle, bantamweights Stuart Hall and Rodrigo Guerreo, both former world champions, engaged in a thrilling bout that was a final eliminator for the IBF title currently held by Lee Haskins.
Hall won by scores of 117-111 x 3.… Read Article
OLYMPIC Champion, Nicola Adams, led the way on a triumphant day for GB Boxing as it qualified eight boxers for Rio 2016 at the at the European Continental Qualification Event in Samsun, Turkey.… Read Article
Although Amir Khan has his critics, who suggest the former 140-pound king is not the great talent he himself believes he is, no-one can deny how Khan has always sought the big fights (he was absolutely desperate to get a Floyd Mayweather Junior and/or a Manny Pacquiao into the ring). Nor can anyone say Khan is not involved in exciting fight after exciting fight. And, for a fighter some more vocal critics have called “chinny,” … Read Article
In the words of one boxing pundit, it would have been “promotional suicide” for rival British heavyweight stars to have fought on the same night. Yet for a time, it looked as though the world heavyweight king and the newly crowned IBF heavyweight champ would indeed go head-to-head on rival shows on July 9th. But today, in speaking with BBC Sport, Joshua said it is “most unlikely” he will now box on July 9th.… Read Article
Hall of Fame legend Prince Naseem Hamed has backed his explosive Wraysbury welterweight prodigy Tony Bange to make a name for himself as the division’s hottest property.… Read Article