Tonight in London on the big O2 card, middleweights Matthew Macklin and Brian Rose engaged in a gruelling, tiring and very likely ageing battle. Macklin, in a must-win fight he said he would retire from the sport with if he lost, edged Rose over 12 tough rounds via majority verdict. Now 35-6(22) the 33-year old prevailed by scores of 115-111 twice (which seemed far too close) and 113-113. Rose, the younger man by two years, … Read Article
BoxNation have secured the exclusive UK live TV rights for Unified World Heavyweight Champion Tyson Fury’s highly-anticipated rematch against the legendary Wladimir Klitschko on Saturday 9th July at a venue in the North-West of England to be announced by promoters Hennessy Sports and K2 Promotions.
The exciting news follows hot-on-the-heels of the recent announcement that The Channel Of Champion also acquired the exclusive live rights to the sensational showdown between British boxing hero and former … Read Article
It looks as though Shannon Briggs has finally talked, harassed and pestered his way into a big fight and the big pay day that will go along with it. After spending months irritating then-heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko in an unsuccessful attempt at getting a title shot – with Briggs entertaining some and irritating others with his war cry of “Let’s go Champ!” – Briggs shifted his attention to the UK scene.… Read Article
Charles Martin – 245 Pounds
Anthony Joshua – 244 Pounds… Read Article
Noureddine Meddoun isn’t one for doing overtime in the ring. The heavyweight from Swindon has picked up all four of his career victories in the first round by way of knockout, a statistic that he thinks is making it harder to pick up fights today.… Read Article
Jamie Spence wants to celebrate his 10th year as a professional boxer by chasing down the British welterweight title.… Read Article
Steve Goodwin is delighted to confirm that he has signed Adam “Dingsy” Dingsdale on a three year contract.
28 year old Dingsdale from Rochester in Kent is the former Southern Area Lightweght Champion and the former WBO European, WBA Continental and English title challenger.… Read Article
Time’s a healer, right? Not when your fighter is on the end of a widely-accepted, contentious British title defeat and then contemptuously disrespected afterwards. … Read Article
Pauly Upton plans to land the Irish title this month before taking it ‘home’ to defend on the Emerald Isle.
The 27-year-old super-welterweight, like his brothers Sonny and Anthony, is fiercely proud of his Irish heritage and spent much of his decorated amateur career across the water.
However, he is yet to fight in Ireland as a professional and wants to put that right after getting past Terry Maughan on April 23.… Read Article
The final press conference before the heavily hyped IBF heavyweight title clash between Charles Martin and Anthony Joshua took place today and both undefeated men appeared and sounded confident. Joshua had more to say than did a somewhat subdued Martin, but both fighters are sure they will get the win on Saturday night.… Read Article