Amir Khan relocates to Canada

Administrator | 30.04.10 10:30

Amir Khan has been forced to leave the USA and head for Canada after problems with his visa.    The WBA lightweight champion has been training at the Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles but has had to interupt his preparations and depart to Vancopuver where he is reapply for the correct visa for the United States.  Khan fights Pauli Malignaggi at Madison Square Garden on 15th May

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Huck and Minton go head to head

Administrator | 30.04.10 10:18

WBO Cruiserweight Champion Marco “Captain” Huck (28-1, 21 KOs) and American challenger Brian “The Beast” Minto (34-3, 21 KOs) came face-to-face for the first time ahead of Saturday´s world title clash in Oldenburg, Germany. Just like at the press training, Minto was again wearing dark sunglasses – but only until Huck took them off him during the stare-down. “I wanted to see his eyes,” the champion said. “And he should get a good look at me so that he has an idea of what will be ...

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Ricky backing Ryan Rhodes in Sheffield

Administrator | 30.04.10 10:04

The next Hatton Promotions show on Sky Sports is on Friday 21st May at Ponds Forge in Sheffield where Ryan Rhodes will be defending his European light middleweight title against Luca Messi. The show will also feature a number of other Sheffield boxers who have recently come under the Hatton banner, including giant heavyweight Richard Towers.  Ricky Hatton says he is delighted to be able to stage his first promotion in the steel city.

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I'd never back against Floyd going into a fight

Administrator | 29.04.10 02:53

"I'd never back against Floyd going into a fight,." said Matthew Hatton when Hatton TV asked him who he thought would win Saturday night's mega fight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas between Floyd Mayweather junior and Sugar Shane Mosley. "But I really do think there's only Shane Mosley who could possibly beat Mayweather," added the European Welterweight Champion. "Its the biggest fight of the year so far and I can't wait for it." 

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Fashion Shoot at Hatton Gym

Administrator | 29.04.10 02:29

There were some slightly nervous boxers present at the Hatton Health & Fitness Gym in Hyde. Not because they have big fights coming up (although they do) but because they were on unfamiliar territory.  To help promote the growing range of Hatton clothing, the boxers who star on Hatton Promotions shows were asked to model some of the company products.  It wasn't exactly a catwalk show but for the likes of Scott Quigg & Martin Murray it was something a little different to...

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Mayweather v Mosley Press Conference

Administrator | 29.04.10 01:43

FLOYD "MONEY" MAYWEATHER  "It's been a tremendous camp. Roger [Mayweather] has done a tremendous job getting me ready for a fight of this magnitude. I know what it takes, hard work and dedication, prayers and belief in a good team.  "I believe in loyalty. I am loyal to my team. I have been with the same team from beginning to the end.  "Be smart, be sharp and fight hard. May the best man win. I am pretty sure that Shane feels deep in his heart and deep in his soul...

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Amir Khan reopens dispute with Carl Froch

Administrator | 29.04.10 01:15

Amir Khan has reignited his bitter war of war of words with Carl Froch by claiming the Cobra should retire following his loss to Mikkel Kessler Froch, 32, dropped the WBC super-middleweight title to Kessler via unanimous decision on Saturday night. And Khan was quick to rub salt into the wounds by blasting the Nottingham puncher on his personal Facebook page. The WBA light-welterweight champ said: "Froch got his ass whooped against a fighter who Joe Calzaghe beat easily. ...

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Marco Huck defends WBO Cruiserweight crown

Administrator | 28.04.10 04:39

WBO Cruiserweight Champion Marco “Captain” Huck (28-1, 21 KOs) will have  revenge on his mind when he defends his title against Brian “The Beast” Minto (34-3, 21 KOs) in Oldenburg on Saturday night. Back in 2006, Minto spoiled the ring comeback of popular German heavyweight Axel Schulz, stopping the former world title contender in the sixth round. “I will avenge Schulz´ loss and make Minto pay,” Huck said. “He has no idea what  it means to be inside the ring with me. He is...

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Maccarinelli returns with first round KO

Administrator | 28.04.10 01:16

Former World champion Enzo Maccarinelli KO'd Russia's Alexander Kotlobay in the first round  to win the vacant European cruiserweight title. The Russian was the favourite but he was twice down in the first round - first from an overhand right and then from a left hook which finished the job. Referee Erkki Meronen stepped in to end the contest which should revitalise the Welshman's career.

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Maccarinelli in European title bid

Administrator | 27.04.10 02:45

Enzo Maccarinelli and Alexander Kotlobay fight for the vacant European cruiserweight title  in St Petersburg tonight.   Since his crushing defeat by David Haye in a unification cruiserweight title fight, Maccarinelli has come back with two low key wins, and now has the opportunity to get himself back on the World stage by capturing the European Championship, but it will not be easy against the local man who has a record of 18-1-1 with 12 wins inside the distance.

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