Ireland’s Lee (34-2-1, 24 KOs) will make the first defense of his 160-pound title against England’s Saunders (22-0, 12 KOs), the WBO’s No. 1 middleweight contender, this Saturday, Dec. 19, live on SHO EXTREME (5 p.m. ET/PT) from Manchester Arena.… Read Article
Essex light-heavyweight prospect, Darrel ‘The Baptist’ Church (2-1) gets his next outing on March 4th at Grays Civic Hall in Essex on a Carl Greaves Promotions show.… Read Article
London 2012 Olympic Silver medallist Fred Evans has turned professional, signing a long term management deal with Chris Sanigar.… Read Article
Ferndale’s Barrie Jones will defend his Welsh Light Middleweight title against the experienced Bradley Pryce at the Newport Centre on Saturday 6th February. The contest will be the chief support to Craig ‘The Kid’ Kennedy’s final eliminator for the British Title against London’s Tony Conquest.… Read Article
England Boxing, the national governing body (NGB) for boxing in England, has announced the appointment of three new Non-Executive Directors.… Read Article
Saturday’s fight card in London heralded the arrival of a new player in the world heavyweight scene – Anthony Joshua.
Joshua has hardly flown beneath the radar until this point – that’s not been possible given his heavyweight gold medal from the London 2012 Olympic games. That said, last weekend’s fight against Dillian was his first serious test in the pro ranks, and it proved a very entertaining and gripping fight.… Read Article
WBO World Middleweight Champion Andy Lee is boxing’s Jekyll and Hyde by saying he can turn on a nasty switch.
The Irishman is usually a happy character, but he knows his mean side will come out in the titanic battle against undefeated rival Billy Joe Saunders this Saturday night at the Manchester Arena when he puts his title on the line.… Read Article
The Canning Town cruiserweight has a tune up on the undercard of David Haye’s comeback fight at the O2 on Saturday, January 16 before he finally gets his shot at the Southern Area cruiserweight title on Saturday, February 27. … Read Article
British super middleweight ‘Saint’ George Groves (21-3, 16 KOs) has officially announced Shane McGuigan as his new trainer.
Groves, who narrowly lost a split decision against Badou Jack in Las Vegas for the WBC world championship belt in September, has made the announcement ahead of his return to the ring on January 30th when he will take on Italian Andrea Di Luisa (18-3, 14 KOS) at the Copper Box in London’s Olympic Park; live on … Read Article
Hennessy Sports are delighted to announce they have won the right to stage the British middleweight title fight between champion Nick Blackwell and number one challenger Chris Eubank Jr. in 2016.
Promoter Mick Hennessy submitted the highest purse bid this afternoon – amid fierce competition from Frank Warren and Eddie Hearn – and will now look to secure a date and venue for the Blackwell vs. Eubank Jr. fight in the coming weeks. … Read Article