Swaggering super-featherweight starlet Mitchell Smith intends to place capital upstart George Jupp firmly in his place when the pair clash for the WBO Inter-Continental title on Frank Warren’s mega Manchester Arena card on December 19th.… Read Article
Eddie Hearn is delighted to announce that Heavyweight sensation Anthony Joshua MBE has signed a new exclusive three-year promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing.… Read Article
Anthony Crolla has admitted he was so gutted by the draw with Darleys Perez in their first WBA World Super-Bantamweight title fight that it took him months to watch it again.… Read Article
Anthony Crolla is hoping he can turn up the heat in his rematch challenge to WBA lightweight champion, Darleys Perez (32-1-1, 20ko) on Saturday, and see justice finally done after his hugely controversial draw with the Colombian back in July.… Read Article
British boxing royalty Ricky Hatton and Naseem Hamed both believe the big end of year blockbuster showdown between Andy Lee and Billy Joe Saunders on Saturday 19th December at the Manchester Arena is too tough to call.… Read Article
Rising British heavyweight prospect, Anthony Joshua, claims he remains calm and focused ahead of his Box Office showdown with Dillian Whyte on December 12, at London’s O2, though after he dispatches Whyte as he believes he inevitably will, a future showdown with Tyson Fury appeals.
While Joshua’s British and Commonwealth title fight with Whyte is a sought after domestic clash, the card’s PPV price tag has provoked the ire of many fans for it’s failure … Read Article
Blackpool’s Jack Arnfield (19-1, 4ko) is looking to seize his late call-up shot at British middleweight champion, Nick Blackwell tonight in Bristol (18-3-1, 8ko), and halt the rise of the man they call ‘Bam Bam,’ live on Ch5.… Read Article
Just because UK fans knew it was likely coming, doesn’t make it any less a bitter pill to swallow, yet the [bad] news has finally dropped this afternoon [Fri] that Matchroom’s Dec. 12 show, headlined by the British heavyweight title clash between prospects Anthony Joshua (14-0, 14ko) and Dillian Whyte (16-0, 13ko) is to be a PPV event.
Promoters Matchroom and Sky Sports – their exclusive broadcast partner – are already taking an absolute hammering … Read Article
Matchroom boxing boss, Eddie Hearn, likes to make a wish list of fights he’s keen on making for the coming year, and top of the tree for 2016 is the huge welterweight showdown between IBF champion, Kell Brook and domestic rival, Amir Khan; a fight he is eyeing for the Summer.
Brook – currently recovering from a rib injury sustained shortly before his scheduled October clash with Diego Chaves – is intending to box 2 … Read Article
UK fight fans are salivating at the prospect of a super-flyweight shootout between Belfast’s Jamie Conlan and Ellesmere Port’s Paul Butler, but the latter tells them to expect a one-sided massacre.… Read Article