Administrator | 08.03.10 11:43
Undefeated Olympian Joe Murray will fight for the seventh time as a professional when he faces Yuri Voronin on March 26th at Dagenham’s Goresbrook Leisure Centre.
Now in his second year as a pro, ‘the forgotten Olympian’ will fight in the capital for the first time and it is an opportunity he is relishing.
“I’m really excited. I’m always looking to show people around England that my talent is as good as the other Ol...
Administrator | 08.03.10 11:33
After 3 years out of the ring and attempting another come back the flamboyant former World Champion Johnny Tapia (57-5-2, 29 KOs) scored a fourth round TKO over former sparring partner, journeyman Jorge Reyes (21-28-3, 17 KOs). at the Ohkay Casino on the San Juan Pueblo,
The end came at 1:09. It was Reyes’ first fight in a year-and-a-half. Tapia, the former IBF featherweight and WBA bantamweight champion had not fought since winning a majority decision over Evaristo Prime...
Administrator | 08.03.10 11:21
Vic Darchinyan's hopeful path to a rematch against Nonito Donaire remains, but it took an unexpected thrill-ride detour Saturday before 1,800 fans at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa in Rancho Mirage.
Confronted with a stiff test by a game Rodrigo Guerrero of Mexico City, WBC world super-flyweight champion Darchinyan called upon his wealth of experience against the tough challenger.
In a unanimous decision, judge Marty Denkin scored it 117-111, Max Deluca had it 120-108 ...
Administrator | 08.03.10 11:12
Devon Alexander (20-0, 13 KOs) retained his WBC Light Welterweight title and captured the IBF title as he stopped former champion Juan Urango (22-3-1, 17 KOs) after 1 minute &:12 seconds of round number eight at the Mohegan Sun Resort and Casino in Uncasville, CT in the main event of HBO’s Boxing After Dark.
Administrator | 06.03.10 10:33
Dewsbury's Gary Sykes took the British Super Featherweight title with a narrow, yet unanimous decision over Manchester's Andy Morris at Huddersfield.
It was the first time Sykes has had to go the full championship distance but Morris took him all the way in an all action fight which saw both men throw a multitude of punches.
Administrator | 05.03.10 03:26
Boxing legend Thomas "Hitman" Hearns, a seven-time world champion who made more than $40 million during his career, is facing foreclosure on his Southfield home later this month and owes more than $961,156 in delinquent taxes and mortgage payments, records show.
Hearns, 51, and his wife have defaulted on their mortgage and owe almost $513,000 on the home. And their bank has scheduled a foreclosure sale March 23, according to a legal notice published in the Legal News.
Administrator | 05.03.10 03:18
THE Royal Navy ABAE Schools' Finals Championship finals will be held at the Brentwood Centre this weekend.
Boxers from all over England will be battling out to become 2009/2010 National Schoolboy Champion. Boxing starts at 1.30pm.
Administrator | 05.03.10 03:06
Carl Froch says he's already in prime condition well over a month ahead of his Super Six showdown with Mikkel Kessler in Denmark.
The 'Cobra' is currently training up in Sheffield under the watchful eye of his trainer, Robert McCracken, who is also working with the Olympic team ahead of the 2012 Olympics in London.
On April 24 he faces possibly the biggest test of his perfect pro career so far when he meets Kessler in his native Denmark.
Froch said: "Training with...
Administrator | 05.03.10 02:24
Oscar De La Hoya, the retired former 10-time titleholder in six weights, will always be linked to boxing. But he also has ties to soccer as part-owner of Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo.
Now, he's joined the effort to bring the FIFA World Cup to the United States in 2018 or 2022, accepting an invitation to join the board of directors for the USA Bid Committee in its effort to land soccer's biggest tournament.
"Oscar is a passionate soccer fan who is contributing to the ...
Administrator | 04.03.10 05:58
Paulie Malignaggi challenges Amir Khan for the WBA light-welterweight title at New York's Madison Square Garden on May 15 but the American is already looking ahead to avenging the loss inflicted on him by Ricky Hatton in November 2008 and he points the finger at former trainer Buddy McGirt for the 11th-round stoppage.
Malignaggi, 29, said: "I know Hatton beat me but he beat me because I was with the wrong trainer for two years. "I think every performance I've had since the...