Anthony Joshua wants to become the undisputed heavyweight champion of the world. In order to make this dream – one he has had since he was a young kid – come true, Joshua must beat fellow unbeaten talent Tyson Fury (linear king and WBA, WBO ruler) and Deontay Wilder (the WBC boss). Technically, even this amazing feat would not make Joshua, who already holds the IBF belt, the sole claimant to the heavyweight throne, as … Read Article
Dereck Chisora is no stranger to controversy and the Londoner is also, apparently, not lacking in reserves of energy. It was just over two weeks ago when “Del Boy” was comprehensively beaten on points by Kubrat Pulev in an unsuccessful challenge for the vacant European title (forget the split decision, this was a clear win for the Bulgarian) – despite this, yesterday, as fellow British big man Dillian Whyte attended a press conference to help … Read Article
SAVANNAH Marshall secured her place at the 2016 Olympic Games today as quarter-final victories for her and Nicola Adams saw Great Britain guarantee two medals at the AIBA Women’s World Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan.
Marshall from Hartlepool defeated Qian Li of China to secure one of the four Rio qualification places on offer at the World Championships in the middleweight category. … Read Article
Enzo Maccarinelli will now challenge Dmytro Kucher for the Vacant EBU European Cruiserweight title at Bethnal Green’s York Hall on June 10th, exclusively live on BoxNation. Maccarinelli, a former holder of the European crown, replaces the Derby-based Jamaican Ovill McKenzie who withdraws through injury.
Dynamite-fisted Maccarinelli, from Swansea, Wales, is coming off the back of a brutal knockout win over boxing legend Roy Jones Jr. at the VTB Arena in Moscow last December. The former … Read Article
Scottish hero Ricky Burns, who has not enjoyed a high-profile win for some time now, has lost none of his self belief and ambition. The former 130 and 135-pound champion, now aged 33, gets a world title comeback opportunity this Saturday, against skilled Italian Michelle Di Rocco. The two will meet in Glasgow, for the WBA light-welterweight title that was stripped from the always-controversial Adrien Broner for failing to make weight before entering his fight … Read Article
British middleweight champion Chris Eubank Jr has offered to return his Lonsdale belt to its former owner, Nick Blackwell, despite not owning the belt outright.… Read Article
Stephen Smith says he wants to land a second World title shot in 2016 – and will show he’s ready to rule the world when he takes on Daniel Brizuela for the vacant WBC Silver Super-Featherweight crown at Goodison Park in Liverpool on Sunday May 29, live on Sky Sports.… Read Article
Ellesmere Port’s super-flyweight star Paul Butler is still driven by the desire to become the first Briton for more than 100 years to step down a weight and win a second world title. Butler takes on Thailand’s Predrag Radosevic in a final eliminator for the WBO mandatory position at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on Saturday 4th June, live and exclusive on BoxNation.… Read Article
Liverpool’s unbeaten WBO light-middle boss Liam Smith invested a few hours on reconnaissance in the wee hours of Sunday morning, scrutinising his three rival 154lb belt holders as they performed before BoxNation cameras at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.… Read Article
David Haye will have to wait a substantial amount of time for that crack at IBF heavyweight ruler, says A.J promoter Eddie Hearn. Haye has made no secret of the fact that he wants a fight with the unbeaten star, convinced as he is about two things: the fight would be an enormous event in the UK (check) and he would be able to beat Joshua, by KO (debatable). But Hearn, in speaking with The … Read Article