Administrator | 29.04.11 02:19
Swindon's middleweight Kelvin Young is hoping that his fight against Sheffield's Dean Walker at Chippenham tonight will be the next step in his blossoming career. Young was a reserve for the recent Prizefighter event and although he didn't get to box he told Hatton TV that the experience has given him a boost.
You will be able to watch the fight & the rest of the Chippenham show on the Hatton TV Player through the coming week.
Administrator | 29.04.11 02:13
After a month of misery for Irish fighters in World title bouts Matthew Macklin believes he can deliver the goods for the Fighting Irish when he travels to Germany in June in a bid to end Felix Sturm's reign as WBA World Middleweight Champion.
Macklin has watched Paul McCloskey, Willie Casey and Brian Magee all come up short in recent World title bids but the two time European Champion is confident that he can go one better when he takes on Sturm at the 20,000 seater Lanxess Arena in ...
Administrator | 29.04.11 01:59
Prize-fighter International Heavyweights at London's Alexandra Palace
FULL PRIZE-FIGHTER DRAW
Quarter-final #1 - Mike Perez v Fres Oquendo
Quarter-final #2 - Kevin Johnson v Gregory Tony
Quarter-final #3 - Michael Sprott v Tye Fields
Quarter-final #4 - Juan Carlos Gomez v Konstantin Airich
This will be the 18th edition of Matchroom's eight-man tournament, but the first featuring overseas fighters.
Administrator | 29.04.11 01:53
England's Charley Davison has beaten Russia's Tatiana Chibrova 8-3 in the semi finals of the AIBA Youth and Junior World Championships, in Antalya, Turkey.
England Coach Amanda Groarke said: "Charley was so relaxed throughout the bout, it was a pleasure to watch her control her opponent and box with such effortless style. She's a class act and the whole team in Turkey is very excited to see her in action in the final."
17-year-old Charley, from Triple A Amateur Boxing Club in Lowestoft,...
Administrator | 29.04.11 01:16
Morocco's Noureddine Meddoune takes on Florian Strupits from Latvia at Chippenham hoping to continue his progress as a professional.
The former Moroccan amateur champion has won his two of his three pro fights so far with the last two ending in 1st round knockouts. He told Hatton TV that he dreams of one day being a world champion.
Administrator | 29.04.11 12:47
Kevin Mitchell's fight career is on the ropes after he was arrested by police for alleged possession of cocaine and running a cannabis farm with his mum Alice.
The 26-year-old is due to challenge John Murray for the European lightweight title this summer but British Boxing Board officials are investigating and will strip Mitchell of his fight licence if claims are found to be true.
BBBC secretary Robert Smith said: "I have spoken to the boxer's promoter Frank Warren and I am now a...
Administrator | 28.04.11 08:24
Hatton TV's cameras will be at the Olympiad Leisure Centre in Chippenham to capture the action on the latest Keith Mayo Promotion on Saturday night (30th April).
British & Commonwealth Super Flyweight Champion Lee Haskins and Trowbridge's English Middleweight Champion Nick Blackwell are expected to draw good local support for their international contests against Yordan Vasilev & Sergejs Savrinovics respectively.
Promoter Keith Mayo told Hatton...
Administrator | 28.04.11 06:46
The countdown of a lifetime for a dream trip for North West Durham boxers is on.
North Road Gym, situated in Catchgate on the site of the old Booker ABC, have been fund-raising for a trip to Lafayette in Louisiana to take part in the Governors Games. They fly out to America on Wednesday, May 18.
“It’s all come about because we kept in touch with Beau Williford, who used to manage Glenn McCrory in his world championship days,” explained coach David Bourne...
Administrator | 28.04.11 06:21
The line-up for “Prizefighter: International Heavyweights,” the 18th edition of Matchroom Sport’s eight-man, one night tournament at London’s Alexandra Palace on May 7 is now complete with former WBC cruiserweight champion and heavyweight contender Juan Carlos Gomez, who will join former Prize-fighter winner Michael Sprott, Kevin ‘Kingpin’ Johnson, unbeaten Mike Perez, Fres Oquendo, 6’8 Tye Fields, Gregory Tony and Konstantin Airich.
The British Boxing Board of Control have pas...
Administrator | 28.04.11 06:11
Stephen Smith claimed another tight points decision over John Simpson to win the British Featherweight title in another cracking contest between the two in Liverpool last night.
Just as in their epic clash back in September, the two fighters produced another action-packed 12 rounds in which they both showed plenty of heart and spirit, but with Smith just about edging the contest in what was only his 12th outing in the paid ranks.
A fast start saw Smith almost stop Simpson in the first r...