British heavyweight contender Dillian Whyte is still talking about a potential fight with veteran former light-heavyweight king Antonio Tarver. The two have exchanged words on social media and Whyte says the fight can be made for this September, as long as Tarver does not price himself out and providing he can get a license to box over in the UK. Whyte wants 47-year-old Tarver’s name on his record, and he is sure he’d stop him … Read Article
Former IBF super-middleweight king Jeff Lacy is still not ready to walk away from the sport he loves. “Left Hook,” now aged 39 and coming off a loss to Sullivan Barrera – a 4th round stoppage loss back in January of last year – will face former British light-heavyweight champ Tony Oakey in a white collar show set for Bristol, England on October 1st. Lacy, 27-6(18) will be making his first UK appearance since that … Read Article
IBF heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua would like to have another fight this year, before facing his mandatory challenger Joseph Parker early on next year. Joshua and his team must start negotiations with Team-Parker by November 9, with the fight likely to take place around March time, but Joshua has spoken of wanting to get another voluntary defence in first, in November or December. And Matchroom chairman Barry Hearn told Sky Sports he feels A.J will … Read Article
Irish warrior Gary “Spike” O’Sullivan, last seen being stopped after a game effort against Chris Eubank Junior in December, is aiming for an even bigger fight in the near future. Speaking with Irish-Boxing.com, O’Sullivan revealed how he is now campaigning down at 154-pounds and how he would “love” to face the winner of the September 17th WBO super-welterweight title fight between champ Liam Smith and challenger Saul Canelo Alvarez.… Read Article
Isaac Lowe will defend his Commonwealth Featherweight title against Tshifhiwa Munyai at the Manchester Arena on September 24, live on Sky Sports.… Read Article
It took a long time to find a date and then it got postponed, now it’s back on again – we hope. The Tyson Fury-Wladimir Klitschko rematch everyone is eager to see for a number of reasons will now take place on October 29th, so says Klitschko manager Bernd Boente and Fury’s uncle and trainer Peter. Boente spoke of the new date with German publication BILD last week and Irish-Boxing.com reports how Peter Fury confirmed … Read Article
Penge punch picker Bradley Skeete intends adding a final bit of garnish to what has been a breakout 2015-16 campaign when he stars on the mammoth Cardiff Ice Arena bill on July 16th.
After a brace of impressive WBO European title defences over Mark Thompson and Stevie Williams at the tail end of last year, the 6ft 1in stylist from Al Smith’s iBox gym in Bromley delivered a virtuoso display to relieve home hero Sam … Read Article
On Saturday night, at the Arena UK in Grantham, Lincolnshire, local gym owner Russ Brown made his maiden outing as a professional boxing promoter and boy oh boy did he do it in style.… Read Article
Welsh light-middle star Liam Williams knows that big things await if he can shine in the homecoming defence of his British and Commonwealth belts against Wembley wildman Gary Corcoran at Cardiff Ice Arena on July 16th, writes Glynn Evans.… Read Article
NATHAN GORMAN’s clash with Sheffield giant Dave Howe has been added to Hatton Promotions and Black Country Boxing’s Danger Zone card on Sunday July 24.
The match-up was originally set to take place on the big Tyson Fury v Wladimir Klitschko bill in Manchester, but an injury sustained by Fury led to the show being postponed until the autumn.… Read Article