Nathan Cleverly back to 175 lbs for Saturday fight at O2; wants Braehmer title shot

Nathan Cleverly returns to action at Light Heavyweight on Saturday night – with the Welshman looking to get back on the title trail at The O2. The former champion is eyeing a clash with Juergen Braehmer in the autumn. The 28 year old held the WBO Light Heavyweight crown for three years and will be looking to rip the WBA belt from the German who defended it for the fourth time in...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Price, Tony Bellew, added to Smith-Rebrasse & Fielding-Vera card on June 26 in Liverpool

David Price will fight in Liverpool for the first time in two years at the Echo Arena on Friday June 26 as part of a bill including Super Middleweight’s Callum Smith and Rocky Fielding against Christopher Rebrasse and Brian Vera respectively, while Tony Bellew closes in on a first title shot at Cruiserweight following his victory over bitter rival Nathan Cleverly in November. Price’s...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Braehmer vs Krasniqi presser photos & quotes

Today marked the final press conference for Saturday night’s WBA Light Heavyweight title fight between Juergen Braehmer (45-2, 33 KOs) and Robin Krasniqi (43-3, 16 KOs) at the StadtHalle in Rostock, Germany. Kicking-off proceedings at the Fischland Hotel, promoter Kalle Sauerland expressed his excitement at the all-German duel. ‘’On Saturday night we have the champion versus...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Matchroom & Sauerland link up TV deals for British & German fight fans

Team Sauerland and Matchroom Boxing have agreed a TV rights deal to share their big fight nights. The fantastic deal for fight fans will see 12 title fights in Germany broadcast live on Sky Sports and on the Matchroom Fight Pass, with their Nordic Fight Night series also shown on the Fight Pass, with Matchroom’s 20 shows on Sky Sports broadcast by the ProSiebenSat.1 media group...
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 5 fighters facing a make or break year: Broner, Provodnikov, Groves, Cleverly, Trout

2015 is well underway with some important and exciting fights already having taken place. Deontay Wilder has shown us that he is closer to the real deal than we perhaps suspected, while Brandon Rios improved his prospects by battering Mike Alvarado last weekend. While Rios was facing a precarious position if he lost, he’s not the only fighter who has had his back against the wall...
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January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Warrington gets world title eliminator, Cleverly returns to light heavyweight on April 11th

England's Josh Warrington (19-0/3KO) will face Dennis Tubieron(19-3-2/8KO) in an official eliminator for the WBC featherweight title at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on April 11, live on Sky Sports. Warrington is aiming to continue his meteoric rise over the last year inside his intimidating Leeds fortress but may face a tough task in the shape of Tuberion, known as ‘The Scorpion’...
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January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

2014 Disappointment of the Year

2014 Disappointment of the Year: New Year is often a time for reflection. In that vein, it is appropriate at this moment to critique 2014 in boxing. What went wrong for the sport? What can it do to improve next year? With no mercy spared, here is our 2014 Disappointment of the Year. Crappy Pay Per Views Boxing fans pay to watch their beloved sport, one way or another. If not watching...
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December 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

Welcome to another installment of Around the Combat World, where we chart what happened over the weekend from fighters you know or should know that performed away from your TV screen.   Vyacheslav Senchenko defeated Laszlo Toth [UD] George Groves defeated Dennis Douglin [R7 TKO] Scott Quigg defeated Hidenori Otake [UD] James DeGale defeated Marco Antonio Periban [R3 TKO] Tony Bellew...
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November 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Bellew defeats Nathan Cleverly; James DeGale, George Groves & Anthony Joshua all score stoppages

Tony Bellew gained sweet revenge over Nathan Cleverly with a split decision win at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The bitter rivals looked neck and neck over the first eight rounds, but Bellew crucially found the extra gears and pinned Cleverly against the ropes in the final rounds, and although the Welshman was able to withstand the onslaught bravely, Bellew took over the fight and...
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November 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleverly v Bellew 2 Weigh-In

San Diego, CA – November 21, 2014 – Below is the weigh in for Saturday’s much anticipated Cruiserweight rematch between former WBO Light Heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly and two-time world title challenger Tony Bellew. The show will be televised live on AWE-A Wealth of Entertainment at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT. The show has a packed undercard that will feature two world...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleverly vs. Bellew II weigh-in results & photos

Check out the official weigh-in results for tonight's card in Liverpool, headlined by the heated rematch and rivalry, Nathan Cleverly vs. Tony Bellew II. Also on the card is James DeGale vs. Marco Antonio Periban, along with George Groves, Scott Quigg, Callum Smith, Jamie McDonnell, Bradley Saunders and Anthony Joshua, a truly loaded event. Take a look at the Cleverly vs. Bellew...
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November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Words Fly At Cleverly – Bellew Press Conference

San Diego, CA – November 20, 2914 – On Saturday afternoon, November 22, one of the biggest days in boxing will take place as an eagerly anticipated rematch between former Light Heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly (28-1, 14 KO’s) and former two-time championship challenger Tony Bellew (22-2-1, 14 KO’s) airs exclusively and live on AWE. The 12-round Cruiserweight World...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleverly vs. Bellew II photos, video & quotes from today’s heated press conference

Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew locked horns once again at today’s press conference – and both men predicted KO wins ahead of their rematch on Saturday. The bitter rivals addressed the media next door to the venue where they have met before and will meet again this weekend, and with the pair packing Cruiserweight power on Merseyside this time around, they are both in no doubt...
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November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Weekend boxing betting odds: Pacquiao vs. Algieri, Cleverly vs. Bellew II

Looking to place a few bets on this weekend's boxing action? Then you're in the right place. Right here you can find the latest Manny Pacquiao vs. Chris Algieri betting odds, as well as the Nathan Cleverly vs. Tony Bellew II betting odds. Check out where the numbers and lines are and see if you're feeling lucky and feel like pouncing on any of these opportunities. Keep in mind...
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November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleverly: I’ve already tested Bellew’s power & taken it with ease

Nathan Cleverly says Tony Bellew cannot handle his all around ability and that will be the key to victory when they meet on Saturday night. Cleverly and Bellew both feature in the first half of Sky Sports’ fly-on-the-wall look at the training camps of both men tonight at 10.30pm on Sky Sports 1 in part one of Behind The Ropes, and the Welshman told the show that Bellew’s ‘apparent’...
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November 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview To Cleverly vs. Bellew 2

San Diego, CA – November 13, 2014 – On Saturday afternoon, November 22, one of the biggest days in boxing will take place as an eagerly anticipated rematch between former Light Heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly and former two-time championship challenger Tony Bellew airs exclusively and live on AWE. The 12-round Cruiserweight World Title eliminator bout will originate...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch Cleverly vs. Bellew “Gloves Are Off” tonight; Cleverly on Bellew – “You’re too fat!”

Bellew and Cleverly clash in fiery ‘The Gloves Are Off’; Cruiserweight rivals face-off tonight on Sky Sports 1 You've all seen the walk-out - but what happened when Tony Bellew and Nathan Cleverly stayed put? Tune into The Gloves Are Off to find out tonight, 11:00pm, on Sky Sports 1. CLEVERLY: "You're too fat. You're too slow... and speed kills. I've got your number... 2-0....
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November 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Nathan Cleverly vs. Tony Bellew II preview & prediction

Fight Pick & Preview - Cleverly vs. Bellew II: As Nathan Cleverly (28-1, 14 KOs) and Tony Bellew (22-2-1, 14 KOs) prepare to square off in their heated rematch it’s easy to overlook the path that led us to this point. The usual route to a rematch is by popular demand, whether it's four fights between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez, or a historic trilogy such as Arturo...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

German prospect Vincent Feigenbutz added to Cleverly-Bellew undercard

German Vincent Feigenbutz (16-1, 15 KOs) will make his UK debut on November 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The 19 year-old super middleweight faces Lorenzo Di Giacomo (41-11-1, 19 KOs) on the undercard of the domestic grudge rematch between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew. Feigenbutz, who has stopped fifteen of his seventeen opponents, is considered one of Germany’s most exciting...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Q&A with unbeaten cruiserweight Junior Wright

Undefeated Cruiserweight Junior Wright (12-0-1, 10 KO's) has been making waves and is climbing up the ladder to become one of the top contenders in the 200 lb. division. After defeating several undefeated contenders including undefeated Nick Kisner 12-0, Junior Wright burst on to the scene with his Fight of the Year candidate with another top rated undefeated contender Steve Bujaj...
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November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Coldwell: When Bellew lands on Cleverly, the fight’s over

Tony Bellew’s trainer Dave Coldwell says that when the Liverpool man detonates on Nathan Cleverly’s chin, the fight will be over. Cleverly and Bellew meet in a rematch at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 22, and after all of their recent bitter exchanges there can be no doubt that both men are desperate to KO their rival. Coldwell was in the studio for both shows as the...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Hidenori Otake will get beer named after him if he defeats Scott Quigg

Hidenori Otake will be the toast of Japan if he takes WBA World Super Bantamweight title off Scott Quigg after his sponsors vowed to name a beer after him if he returns with the belt from the Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 15. The Japanese champion Otake travels to the UK on the back of four successful defences of the title he won back in August 2012 and is part of a the emerging...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleverly to Battle Bellew in Rematch November 22

Cleverly to Battle Bellew in Rematch that Headlines a Gargantuan Card on Saturday Afternoon, November 22 LIVE on AWE Christmas Comes Early for Boxing Fans with Two World Title fights plus Groves, Joshua and Smith on Gargantuan Card Live on AWE San Diego, CA – November 4, 2014 – On Saturday afternoon, November 22, one of the biggest days in boxing will take place as an...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cleverly vs. Bellew II card shown in U.S. on AWE network

On Saturday afternoon, November 22, one of the biggest days in boxing  this fallwill take place with the rematch between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew airs exclusively and live on AWE in the United States. Cleverly vs. Bellew II is a 12 round cruiserweight title eliminator held at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England.Two co-main events feature two WBA world title bouts. Scott...
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November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

George Groves staying busy, added to Cleverly-Bellew II card on Nov 22nd

George Groves is back in action on November 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The ‘Saint’ will face American Denis Douglin (17-3, 10 KOs) on a bumper bill topped by the domestic grudge match between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew. Groves returns following a unanimous points victory over Christopher Rebrasse at the SSE Arena, Wembley in September, in which the Hammersmith boxer...
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October 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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