Terry Flanagan injured, fight against Derry Mathews pushed back until March 12th

An injury to WBO Lightweight titlist Terry Flanagan has meant that his title defense against Derry Mathews has been rescheduled from Saturday February 13th to Saturday March 12th, still at the Liverpool Echo Arena. The Mathews versus Flanagan showdown remains the headline attraction on the title packed show and the other title fights will stay the same, which are: red-hot 160 pound...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

British boxing buzz: Tommy Martin ready for step up against Hibbert, big name prospects set for action

Tommy Martin: Hibbert Match Cannot Fail to Be a Good Fight Tommy Martin says he’ll prove age is nothing but a number by defeating John Wayne Hibbert at the Copper Box Arena in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on January 30. Martin challenges his long-time friend for the titles in the latest big domestic battle at 140lbs, and the 21 year old has once again been told by his...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Vijender Singh eager for Liverpool debut, calls The Beatles his true heroes

India’s boxing superstar Vijender Singh is excited to fight in the city of his heroes for the first time on Saturday February 13th. Undefeated middleweight Singh, who has won all his three fights by knockout inside three rounds, has his first fight of the year at the Liverpool Echo Arena and is looking to putting on another explosive performance at the birthplace of his idols –...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Flanagan vs. Mathews undercard to feature Paul Butler, Liam Williams, Tommy Langford

The action-packed undercard for the WBO Lightweight showdown between Terry Flanagan and Derry Mathews on Saturday February 13th at the Liverpool Echo Arena has been confirmed and features a sensational line up Heading up the title fights on the undercard is rapid-fire Ellesmere Port ace Paul Butler coming off a sixth round stoppage of Silvio Olteanu in December. Butler, the former...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

More weekend results: Erik Skoglund dominates Derek Edwards, full card results from Manchester

Erik Skoglund (24-0, 11 KOs) continues his title charge following an impressive performance against Derek Edwards (27-6-1, 14 KOs) in Nyköping, Sweden. The 24 year-old Swede used his height and reach advantage to good effect, keeping Edwards at range throughout the ten-round contest. Despite trailing on points, Edwards remained a threat as he looked to land his big overhand...
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December 20, 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

British boxing buzz: Rocky Fielding confident of KO over Callum Smith, Ryan Burnett signs with Matchroom, Cox & Singh fights moved

Fielding: When I catch Smith, I’ll KO him Rocky Fielding believes he has the power to KO Callum Smith when the two unbeaten Super Middleweights clash for the British title at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 21. Fielding and Smith have an even share of 24 KOs in the paid ranks, but Rocky believes that Smith has struggled to put away two of his tougher opponents in Nikola...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

British boxing buzz: King out to upset Burns; Singh ready for London debut; Gamal Yafai ready to step up

Australia’s Josh King Looking Forward to Facing Former Champ Ricky Burns on Nov 7 Josh King says he’s ecstatic to be facing former two-division world champion Ricky Burns (38-5-1, 12 KOs) at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 7. “When this opportunity came up I jumped at it,” said a happy King during a break in training. “This is exactly what I wanted. I can’t wait...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Mitchell Smith injured, Jamie Cox headlines Oct 30th card

Big-hitting super middleweight Jamie Cox will headline the Harrow Leisure Centre on Friday, October 30th. The unbeaten Swindon star replaces the original show topper Mitchell Smith who suffered a hand injury, with Indian superstar Vijender Singh having his second professional fight on the card. All-action Cox has installed fear in the 168lb division with a string of top names choosing...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Results from Manchester: Terry Flanagan stops Diego Magdaleno in 2 rounds; Liam Smith stops John Thompson

Terry Flanagan and Liam Smith took care of business against their American challengers at the Manchester Arena in separate title fights with Flanagan retaining his title and Smith being crowned new champion. Manchester ace Flanagan destroyed his mandatory challenger Diego Magdaleno inside two round in the first defense of his WBO World Lightweight title, while Liverpool star Smith...
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October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Vijender Singh meets hero Naseem Hamed, says Singh can be as big globally as Manny Pacquiao

Vijender Singh finally met childhood hero Naseem Hamed and the British ring legend has told the Indian sensation he can become the next big Asian superstar. Singh was at the Emirates Stadium yesterday to watch Arsenal’s 3-0 victory over Manchester United alongside promoter Frank Warren and Naz. The 29-year-old, from Haryana, India, has based himself in Manchester for his four-round...
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October 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Indian star amateur Vijender Singh to turn pro, signs with Frank Warren

Francis Warren of Queensberry Promotions and Neerav Tomar of IOS Sport and Entertainment are delighted to announce that Vijender Singh, the superstar of Indian amateur boxing, has now turned professional. Singh should be familiar to fans of Olympic boxing and USA boxing, as he defeated Terrell Gausha in the 2012 London Olympics. Singh, the 2008 Olympic Bronze Medalist, has signed...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

AIBA recognizes Boxing India ahead of Asian Games

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) Indian boxers will be allowed to participate at the Asian Games under their national flag after the sport's amateur world governing body gave provisional recognition to a new national federation. AIBA president C.K. Wu issued a statement Tuesday saying the new entity, Boxing India, has been unanimously approved for provisional membership. The previous Indian...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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