Las Vegas is buzzing right now, here in mid fight-week as we approach Saturday’s Canelo Alvarez-Amir Khan catch-weight super-fight; and Khan thinks “retired” great Floyd Mayweather is jealous and is missing the big Vegas attention he used to command when he was fighting at The MGM Grand. Speaking with BBC Sport, Khan, a significant underdog against Alvarez, says Mayweather has spoken about a possible comeback simply because he misses the attention he and Canelo are … Read Article
This Saturday’s ludicrously intriguing fight between Saul Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan is very much a speed Vs. power affair; with the former belonging to Khan, of hands and of feet, the latter belonging to the once-beaten Mexican star. Which will win? Heavyweight legend George Foreman is giving Khan and his speed a great chance of overcoming the betting odds in Las Vegas, with Big George telling the Los Angeles Times how Canelo could have … Read Article
Sunderland based boxer Thomas Essomba heads to Edinburgh this weekend (Saturday May 7) to defend his Commonwealth flyweight title against Motherwell’s Iain Butcher at the Meadowbank Sports Centre, and it promises to be a tough test for the two-time Olympian.… Read Article
Boxing ace Amir Khan is using Leicester City’s shock triumph of the Premier League title as inspiration ahead of the biggest fight of his life. The 29-year-old star is moving up two-weight divisions to take on the formidable middleweight world champion Canelo Alvarez this Saturday night, exclusively live on BoxNation.
Two-time world champion Khan, however, is undaunted at the prospect of facing the big Mexican puncher but instead is using the fairytale victory of the … Read Article
Anthony Joshua, the unbeaten holder of the IBF heavyweight title, is being groomed for stardom; global stardom. So much so that his promoter Eddie Hearn is already looking at having his star fighter box in what could be a huge event in China in the coming years, this in addition to trying to make Joshua a household name in the US. Hearn has spoken to the media about his plans to take 2012 Olympic gold … Read Article
Fight fans don’t believe him, but heavyweight champ Tyson Fury has again stated how he will retire after his upcoming July 9th rematch with former champion Wladimir Klitschko. At the official press conference in Manchester last week, Fury vowed to KO Klitschko “in a round,” but then, after the German press conference the following day, a far more subdued Fury said he does not care if he wins or loses the fight dubbed “Repeat or … Read Article
Pulev vs Chisora Live on AWE – This Saturday afternoon an intriguing and important heavyweight contest between former world title challenger’s Kubrat Pulev and Dereck Chisora has been added to the much anticipated telecast that will feature WBA Lightweight champion Anthony Crolla defending his title against hard punching Ismael Barroso that will be shown LIVE ON AWE–A Wealth of Entertainment.… Read Article
Nottingham’s Dean Gillen travelled to London on April 30th with the intention of upsetting unbeaten prospect Barney Joe Jones at the Copper Box Arena in Hackney, and he did just that, triumphing 39-37 on points.
The ‘Fighting Fireman’ left the capital with another a win on his record, moving up 3-2 whilst the popular home fighter from Enfield dropped down to 1-1on the Queensberry Promotions event,televised live on BoxNation TV.… Read Article
Matchroom boss Eddie Hearn recently said he has no real interest in bringing back his hugely popular and successful “Prizefighter” one-night elimination tournament. However, the plans Hearn does have, in working with Floyd Mayweather’s promotional outfit The Money Team, is to stage a one-night tournament featuring fighters from both teams meeting in world title fights. Hearn told The Mail that a tournament is being eyed for this September at a venue to be decided in … Read Article
The 129th England Boxing Elite National Championships 2016 saw Lisa Whiteside become a five time national champion and three other boxers become two-time winners this weekend at the Echo Arena Liverpool.… Read Article