Former WBA heavyweight champ David Haye served as a pundit for Sky Sports this past Saturday, to commentate on and analyse IBF heavyweight ruler Anthony Joshua’s KO win over a tough and game Dominic Breazeale. And though AJ got the job done in style, winning via 7th-round stoppage, Haye says he saw nothing to change his belief, his conviction, that he will defeat Joshua if and when the two fight.… Read Article
Back in the glory days of the heavyweight division, the 1970s, heavyweight kings Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and George Foreman were, quite literally, world champions. Fighting in exotic faraway places such as Jamaica, Zaire, Kuala Lumpur and The Philippines, these giants boosted their fame, popularity and earning power by becoming globetrotters. Now, new heavyweight star and reigning IBF champion Anthony Joshua wants to emulate these greats, his number-one hero Ali especially.… Read Article
West Bromwich prospect, Tom Stokes, , is hoping to be in seventh heaven when he takes on Lewis Van Poetsch at Walsall Town Hall later this month.
The 21-year-old has recorded six victories since turning professional three years ago and is fully expecting to make it seven when he clashes with Van Poetsch on Black Country Boxing’s Summer Scorcher show at Walsall Town Hall on Saturday, 9th July.… Read Article
Stafford’s Rob Hunt is back in the gym and chasing titles in 2016.
The 30 year-old fulfilled a boxing ambition last year when he was crowned Midlands Area Welterweight Champion. It was a belt he picked up in April 2015 with a career-best performance against Nuneaton’s Sullivan Mason at Walsall Town Hall.… Read Article
Craig Morris has set his sights on the vacant Midlands Area Welterweight Title but first he will have to outbox Lithuanian Arvydas Trizno on the Black Country Boxing’s Summer Scorcher show at Walsall Town Hall on Saturday 9th July writes James Eley.
Ludlow’s first professional boxer for 75 years defeated William Warburton in his home town en route to winning the British Challenge Welterweight strap but Morris is already keen for more titles.… Read Article
Coventry welterweight James Montgomery knows just stepping into the ring is a victory in itself ahead of his second professional fight next month.
The reformed bad-boy takes on Liam Wright at Walsall Town Hall on July 9 after finally kicking off his career with a controversial draw with Ben Eland in Stoke last October.
‘The Full Monty’ spent two years battling to get a professional licence after complications with brain scans and suffering a stroke, … Read Article
West Bromwich super featherweight, Jack Summers, knows one swallow doesn’t make a summer but he’s pleased with the start he’s made to life as a professional boxer.
The 21 year-old, with the perfect name to appear on Black Country Boxing’s ‘Summer Scorcher’ on Saturday, 9th July has recorded back-to-back wins since turning pro last year.… Read Article
Earlier in the evening on SHOWTIME, undefeated heavyweight sensation Anthony Joshua successfully defended his IBF Heavyweight World Championship for the first time with a seventh round knockout of previously unbeaten American Dominic Breazeale at The O2 in London. Below are quotes from Joshua after Saturday’s win on SHOWTIME BOXING INTERNATIONAL:… Read Article
Update: Team Fury statement re: Sunday Mirror allegation:– Team Fury/Hennessy Sports: We are baffled by today’s story in the Sunday Mirror. Tyson Fury absolutely denies any allegation of doping. He looks forward to recovering from his injury and defending his titles against Wladimir Klitschko in October.
More bad news for Tyson Fury. Hot on the heels of the heavyweight champion’s ankle injury that has forced him to postpone his July 9 rematch with Wladimir … Read Article
Anthony Joshua and Dominic Breazeale have weighed-in ahead of their IBF heavyweight title fight tomorrow night (one of three big heavyweight fights set for the summer that will still actually go ahead as planned: Deontay Wilder-Alexander Povetkin and Tyson Fury-Wladimir Klitschko II both falling apart due to a failed drugs test and a damaged ankle respectively) – and as expected, Joshua looked in tip-top shape.… Read Article