Administrator | 24.12.10 11:49
Hatton TV has a suggestion of what you could spend those Christmas book tokens on.
Adeyinka Makinde has just published "JERSEY BOY - A riveting true story about Boxing and the Mob" which traces the career of Frankie DePaula who appeared to be a phenomenon in the making when he stopped all of his opponents’ enroute to claiming a Golden Gloves title in 1962. But his career did not end up as he might have expected or hoped.
You can hear a full interview with Adeyinka Makinde on the F...
Administrator | 24.12.10 11:39
Hatton TV is pleased to bring you an exclusive interview with Adeyinka Makinde who has written a fascinating book called "JERSEY BOY - A riveting true story about Boxing and the Mob."
Adeyinka is Nigerian by birth and based in England. He trained as a barrister and is a lecturer in law. He wrote the well-reviewed biography, Dick Tiger: The Life and Times of a Boxing Immortal, which was published in 2005. He came in to our studio to talk about his new book with our repor...
Administrator | 23.12.10 04:58
James DeGale's win over Paul Smith has propelled him into the top 10 of the WBO rankings.
The new British super-middleweight champion is now rated number five by the governing body in its list of contenders and he will aim to rise to the top of the pile by the end of 2011.
"I've always said that I want to be a world champion by 2012," said Olympic champion DeGale.
"At the moment, I might get there a bit earlier, but whatever happens, I just want to keep on winning over the next 12 months a...
Administrator | 23.12.10 04:52
Everyone at Hatton TV would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year.
Over the holiday period, the daily video news will be taking a rest but the news pages will be updated with any breaking stories over Christmas & the New Year. Watch out too for some of the best fights from 2010 which we will be running again in place of the video news. We welcome your suggestions of what we should show, so please let us know which fights have been your f...
Administrator | 22.12.10 12:54
Manny Pacquiao will face Shane Mosley on May 7th in Las Vegas after Pacquiao chose him in preference to Juan Manuel Marquez or Andre Berto.
Mosley lost to Floyd Mayweather jnr earlier this year and was disappointing in his last fight - a draw against Sergio Mora.
Administrator | 21.12.10 05:58
WBC President Jose Sulaiman stated that while a rematch between WBC light-heavyweight champion Jean Pascal and Bernard Hopkins would be good for boxing, he personally was not going to order it. “It’s not up to me to order a rematch,” said the President from Quebec City. “That would be up to the WBC council.”
Sulaiman seemed dismayed that remarks made privately were turned around so quickly to make a case for Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer to say he would “use our v...
Administrator | 21.12.10 05:55
IBF Middleweight Champion Sebastian Sylvester (34-3-1, 16 KOs) will make a fourth defence of his title on january 22nd when he takes on Frenchman Mehdi Bouadla (21-3, 10 KOs). IBF Cruiserweight Champion Steve Cunningham will also defend his crown against mandatory challenger Enad Licina. “We are thrilled to kickoff the new year with a big bang,” said Chris Meyer, Team Sauerland´s General Manager. “The fans in Neubrandenburg have seen many exciting fights and I am sure that bot...
Administrator | 21.12.10 05:44
Vitali Klitschko says his brother, Wladimir, is ready to agree a fight with David Haye according to a newspaper report.
Wladimir holds three of the current world heavyweight belts, Vitali one and Haye the other.
A fight between the 30-year-old Londoner and one of the Ukrainians has been in the offing for a long time, with Haye having already withdrawn from a 2009 bout with Wladimir due to a back injury.
But, after Wladimir's fight with Dereck Chisora was called off 10 days ago owing to inj...
Administrator | 21.12.10 05:41
Boxing coach Terry Edwards, axed after Britain's most successful Olympics in the ring, is to make a comeback at London 2012. He will be technical operations manager for the London Games.
James DeGale, who turned professional after his Olympic gold two years ago, said: "I'm delighted for Terry, he deserves it."
After his third Olympics, in Beijing, where Britain's boxers won a gold and two bronze medals, Edwards' contract was not renewed.
Administrator | 20.12.10 02:49
Manny Pacquiao has three names to consider for his next fight although his adviser Michael Koncz, says that no decision has been made on the opponent yet.
Former welterweight champion Shane Mosley, welterweight champ Andre Berto and lightweight champ Juan Manuel Marquez are the options and all have made financial proposals for the fight which is scheduled for 7th May.
"The situation is now that the date has been confirmed, it's May 7, more likely than not, the venue wou...