Photos & quotes: Bellew vs. Makubu presser, David Price, Sean Dodd, Stephen Smith on card

Tony Bellew has vowed to turn his dreams into reality when he takes on Ilunga Makabu for the vacant WBC World Cruiserweight title at Goodison Park – the home of his beloved Everton FC – on Sunday May 29. Lifelong Evertonian Bellew ‘boxed’ at the home of his club in the movie Creed where he won the World title in the last scene of the film, and gets the chance to make...
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Bellew to fight Makabu for vacant WBC cruiserweight title

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) Tony Bellew will fight Ilunga Makabu for the vacant WBC cruiserweight title at Everton's Goodison Park stadium on May 29. Promoters announced the fight Friday. It will be a first world title fight for the Liverpool-born Bellew since moving up from light heavyweight. He says he's been training for months and ''this is the defining fight and night of my...
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Tony Bellew faces Ilunga Makubu for vacant title strap in Everton on May 29th

Tony Bellew has landed his dream world title night at the home of Everton Football Club as he takes on Ilunga Makubu for the vacant WBC Cruiserweight strap at Goodison Park on Sunday May 29. The diehard Evertonian has won six on the bounce since stepping up to Cruiserweight, settling the score with bitter Welsh rival Nathan Cleverly in their rematch and landing the European title...
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Results: Callum Smith scores 1st round TKO win, lands WBC title shot

Callum Smith destroyed Hadillah Mohoumadi inside a round to land a shot at the WBC Super Middleweight title at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday night. Callum became the first of the Smith brothers to win a European title and the unbeaten star, and it’s the third belt that Smith has won in the first round, with Patrick Mendy (English) and Rocky Fielding (British) succumbing...
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April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

David Price now working with David Coldwell, eager for return

David Price has teamed up with new coach David Coldwell as he  looks to get his promising career back on track. A revitalized Price, who will be training with Coldwell at his Rotherham gym, believes he has found the right man to get him back to his devastating best. With Coldwell in his corner, the 32 year-old heavyweight is optimistic about his future as he looks to re-establish...
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February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Dereck Chisora added to Saturday’s O2 card in place of Josh Warrington; hopes to fight Joshua vs. Chisora winner

Dereck Chisora has replaced Josh Warrington on the card at The O2 on Saturday night – and he’s hunting the winner of the heavyweight clash between Anthony Joshua and Dereck Chisora. ‘Del Boy’ returned landed a 23rd pro win on Saturday night in Hamburg, registering a 15th stoppage win in his first fight with new promoters Sauerland. The Finchley man gets straight back into...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

British boxing buzz: Masternak says Bellew’s trash talk won’t work; Buffer to introduce Joshua vs. Whyte; Prospects Kindon, Dennis & Singh move ahead

Masternak: Bellew’s trash talk won’t work on me Mateusz Masternak aims to prove he is ready to rule the world by beating Tony Bellew and reclaiming the European Cruiserweight title on Saturday’s big card at the O2 in London. The Polish puncher is currently enjoying a new lease of life since teaming up with renowned German coach Ulli Wegner, as evident from his WBA Intercontinental...
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December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Full Anthony Joshua-Dillian Whyte card: Chris Eubank Jr, Bellew-Masternak, Luke Campbell, Kevin Mitchell

Olympic super heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua faces unbeaten London rival Dillian Whyte on a huge night of boxing on Sky Sports Box Office. Joshua and Whyte come together at The O2 on December 12 for the British and Commonwealth titles, six years after their first meeting in the amateur ranks – and there is no love lost between them. The fight headlines a fabulous bill that...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

British boxing buzz: Paul Butler calls Jamie Conlan an easy fight; Warrington back on Dec 12th

“Conlan’s an easy fight for me. It’ll be over in six rounds!” 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. ‘I don’t rate Conlan at all. I just don’t understand all the hype. Seriously, it’s an easy fight for me...
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November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

  Welcome back to Around the Combat World, where fighters you know or should know competed away from your television set over the weekend. Juergen Braehmer defeated Konni Konrad [R7 RTD] Martin Murray defeated Jose Miguel Torres [R5 TKO] Tony Bellew defeated Arturs Kulikauskis [R5 TKO] Shannon Briggs defeated Michael Marrone [R2 KO] Quadtrine Hill defeated Quincey Palmer [R3 TKO...
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September 07, 2015  |  Discuss

British boxing: Tony Bellew replaces Callum Johnson Sept 5th in Leeds, Whyte faces Guinn Sept 12th

Tony Bellew has replaced Callum Johnson on the bill at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on September 5. Liverpool star Bellew is hunting a third title shot and first up at Cruiserweight after he gained revenge over bitter foe Nathan Cleverly in a rematch in November and returned to the ring in June with a stoppage victory following a stint in America filming Creed, the latest film...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Around the Combat World

  Welcome back to Around the Combat World, where fighters you know or should know competed away from your television set over the weekend. Rocky Fielding defeated Brian Vera [R2 TKO] Tony Bellew defeated Ivica Bacurin [R10 TKO] Martin Murray defeated George Beroshvili [R2 TKO] Orlando Cruz defeated Edwin Lopez [R4 TKO] Bubba Jenkins defeated Joe Wilk [R2 TKO, Bellator 139] Nick...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Results & photos from Liverpool: Callum Smith dominates Rebrasse, Fielding stops Vera in 2

Callum Smith widely outpoints Frenchman Rebrasse Callum Smith took home a wide points win over gutsy Frenchman Christopher Rebrasse at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Friday night. It was set to be a coming-of-age fight for the talented home fighters against the former European champion who had taken George Groves a tough 12 rounds for the same belt in September in London. ...
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June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Bellew ready for ring return after stint filming new Rocky movie, Creed

Tony Bellew says his ‘Hollywood’ experience has only made his desire to be a champion even stronger as he returns to the ring on Friday night at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Bellew spent time in Philadelphia filming the latest movie in the Rocky series, Creed, after he gained sweet revenge on Nathan Cleverly in their rematch at the Echo Arena in November. ‘The Bomber’ gets...
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June 24, 2015  |  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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May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Fight preview: Isaac Chilemba vs. Vasily Lepikhin

In the opening  out of the HBO World Championship Boxing tripleheader on March 14, Isaac “Golden Boy” Chilemba (23-2-2, 10 KOs), will face undefeated Russian prospect, Vasily “The Professor” Lepikhin (17-0-0, 9 KOs) for 12 rounds. Chilemba is technical fighter whereas Lepikhin is a boxer/puncher. Below is the scouting report for this match-up: Category Isaac “The Golden...
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March 09, 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

Isaac Chilemba: From a shack in Malawi, to HBO in Montreal

As Isaac “Golden Boy” Chilemba prepares to face Vasily “The Professor” Lepikhin in a ten-round fight on Saturday, March 14 live on HBO World Championship Boxing, he cannot help but reflect back on all that he has been through to get himself to this moment. The 27-year old Chilemba grew up poor in the world’s poorest country, Malawi. He lived with his mother, brother and...
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Tommy Martin speaks on upcoming clash against Ricky Boylan

Tommy ‘Da Gun’ Martin has the biggest fight of his young career this coming Saturday, when he challenges Ricky Boylan for the vacant English Super Lightweight title at the O2 Arena in Greenwich, London. Tommy, who’s just twenty years of age, has already amassed a career record of ten bouts, ten wins and three of those victories came by way of stoppage finishes. Back in April...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Andre Ward In Talks To Appear in ‘Rocky’ Spin-off Film

  Photo credit: Jeandra LeBeauf/ According to the Hollywood Reporter, super middleweight champion Andre Ward and WBO cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew are in talks to appear in the movie Creed, a spinoff of the popular Rocky series that focuses on the Rocky’s first foe Apollo Creed’s grandson. The film, which has been in development for quite some time, will...
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January 14, 2015  |  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
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