Towers looks to prove the doubters wrong

Andrew Wake | 31.10.13 01:23

RICHARD TOWERS is determined to prove a point to British fight fans when he faces Australia's Lucas "Big Daddy" Browne in Hull on Saturday night. The giant Yorkshireman encountered some criticism after his June 2012 victory over awkward Frenchman Gregory Tony and has been out of the ring since. During that time, Browne has boxed four times and turned himself into something of a fans' favourite. But Towers isn't letting the doubters get to him and is relishing being the underd...

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Martin Murrey v Garth Wood press conference

Andrew Wake | 30.10.13 11:09

Martin Murray and Ricky Hatton speak about Martin's upcoming fight with Aussie banger Garth Wood.

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Cleverly to return at cruiserweight

Andrew Wake | 30.10.13 10:57

Welsh star Nathan Cleverly will begin his campaign to become a two-time world champion when he makes his big ring return as a cruiserweight on Saturday 30th November at London's Copper Box Arena. Cleverly goes straight back into title action when he takes on Australian Daniel Ammann for the Vacant Commonwealth title, featuring alongside Dereck Chisora who makes the first defence of his European Heavyweight title against Matteo Modugno, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/...

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Ricky Hatton: Towers and Browne will steal the show

Andrew Wake | 30.10.13 10:45

Ricky Hatton says Richard Towers and Lucas Browne's Heavyweight battle will be a showstopper at the Hull Ice Arena on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports. Towers and Browne clash in an eliminator for the Commonwealth title, and as promoter of both men, 'The Hitman' knows exactly what to expect with the stakes so high - and that's fireworks. "It's a great fight, a great clash of styles," said Hatton. "Being the promoter of both, it's a little bit upsetting to see them fighting e...

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Frankie Gavin aims to outshine the stars in Leeds

Andrew Wake | 29.10.13 11:33

Frankie Gavin aims to outshine superstars Bruce Springsteen and Elton John when he defends his Commonwealth title at Leeds' First Direct Arena on Saturday 21st December. The undefeated Birmingham ace, who won outright his British title against David Barnes, will defend his Commonwealth title against a challenger to be announced on the show promoted by Dennis Hobson in association with Queensberry Promotions, headlined by Stuart Hall challenging for the Vacant IBF World Bantamweight...

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Tommy Coyle: Mathews defeat is behind me

Andrew Wake | 29.10.13 11:29

Tommy Coyle is aiming to put the disappointment of his heart-breaking defeat to Commonwealth Lightweight champion Derry Mathews behind him when he faces John Simpson on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports from the Hull Ice Arena. Coyle tackles Simpson for the vacant IBF International title after returning to action in September with a four-round win. The shockwaves of his dramatic July loss to Mathews can still be felt though, such was the emotional rollercoaster that Coyle went ...

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Pacquiao v Rios to be screened by BoxNation

Andrew Wake | 29.10.13 11:23

Filipino superstar Manny Pacquiao's return to the ring against the unyielding Brandon Rios on November 23rd  will be brought to UK fight fans live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch.437/Virgin Ch.546). The eagerly anticipated matchup which sees Pacquiao make his first return to the ring since his devastating knockout loss to Juan Manuel Marquez will pit him against one of boxing's most relentless warriors in the shape of Rios, in a bout certain to produce fireworks.  &n...


Sergey Rabchenko: I will break Vitu

Andrew Wake | 29.10.13 11:16

Sergey Rabchenko on his rematch with Cedric Vitu and possible world title fights against the likes of Mayweather and Alvarez.


Sonny Upton looking ahead to pro debut

Andrew Wake | 28.10.13 11:59

London-born Irishman Sonny Upton talks about training with Ricky Hatton and his pro debut on November 16.

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BBBofC finds in favour of Warren in Smith dispute

Andrew Wake | 28.10.13 11:55

The British Boxing Board of Control have today decided that British super-featherweight champion Stephen Smith will not be allowed to defend his title on any promotion other than that of his promoter Frank Warren, which is scheduled for Saturday 7th December at the Liverpool Echo Arena. Earlier this month, Smith announced that he would participate in the defence of his title against Gary Sykes on Saturday 23rd November in Manchester on a show promoted by Eddie Hearn. However, S...

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