Boxing has produced some famous fighting Leonards over the years and ahead of Lenny Daws’ challenge for the European Super-Lightweight title against Anthony Yigit this Saturday night at the Westcroft Sports Centre, Carshalton, here are some more famous Lennys in the fight game:… Read Article
RIO 2016 Olympian, Galal Yafai, has been named in the British Lionhearts team for its opening fixture of the new season of World Series Boxing (WSB), away to Italia Thunder in Rome this Thursday (9 February 2017).
He is joined by two other members of the GB Boxing squad, Jack Bateson (bantamweight) and Dalton Smith (light-welterweight), and two overseas selections, Luka Plantic (middleweight) and Joesp-Bepo Filip (heavyweight), both from Croatia.… Read Article
CRAIG MORRIS (7-0) makes a first defence of his Midlands Area welterweight title on Hatton Boxing’s ‘Time To Shine’ show at Fenton Manor, Stoke, this month
The Ludlow boxer lifted the strap at the same venue back in October in a fight-of-the-year contender against fellow unbeaten prospect, Nathan McIntosh. Morris claimed a deserved 98-94 points victory to take the belt in only his seventh professional fight. It was a dream come true for the likeable … Read Article
It has just been announced on social media by WBO president Paco Valcarcel how Duco Events, who are the promotional outfit behind reigning WBO heavyweight champ Joseph Parker, won the purse bid for the Parker-Hughie Fury fight.
The clash of young unbeaten heavyweights will now go ahead on April 1st in Auckland in New Zealand.… Read Article
IBF Heavyweight Champion of the World and Olympic Gold Medalist Anthony Joshua, together with one of the world’s fastest growing sports brand Under Armour, are delighted to announce they have committed their long term future to each other by signing a long term extension to their current partnership agreement. This cements Anthony’s position with the brand alongside other world class athletes such as Stephen Curry, Michael Phelps, Andy Murray and Jordan Spieth. … Read Article
Undefeated Super-Welterweight machine James Metcalf has signed a long-term promotional deal with Frank Warren. The son of Liverpool fight legend Shea Neary has won all 14 of his professional bouts to date and is determined to follow in the footsteps of his father and win a World title of his own.
28-year-old Metcalf, known as ‘Kid Shamrock’, made his professional debut in 2011 and is itching to be thrown into title fights after building his … Read Article
Glasgow Middleweight Aston Brown is delighted to have signed a long-term promotional deal with Hall of Famer Frank Warren. After a successful amateur career Brown is looking to be pushed quickly into title contention and is already targeting Tommy Langford’s Lord Lonsdale belt.… Read Article
Katie Taylor will fight for the third time in the pros on the undercard of the Heavyweight blockbuster between David Haye and Tony Bellew at The O2 in London on March 4, live on Sky Sports.
The Irish amateur star made her pro debut in London in November with a third round stoppage win over Karina Kopinska and followed that two weeks later with a points win over Viviane Obenauf in Manchester, and the 30 … Read Article
Yorkshire hero Josh Warrington returns to the First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday 13th May where he will make the third defence of his WBC International Featherweight belt, live on BT Sport and BoxNation.
An offer has been made for undefeated Warrington to face former IBF World Champion Kiko Martinez. The Spaniard has mixed it with the likes of Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz and is a step-up in opponent for Warrington.… Read Article
On Tuesday, January 31, IBF Heavyweight World Champion ANTHONY JOSHUA, (18-0, 18 KO’s) and long reigning Former Unified Heavyweight World Champion WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO, (64-4-0, 53 KO’s) hit New York City for media appearances and to hold a press conference to discuss their April 29 massive international boxing clash set for London’s Wembley Stadium where a sold-out crowd of 90,000 will bear witness.
The press conference was held at Madison Square Garden, known as The Mecca … Read Article