Andrew Wake | 31.10.11 09:07
DENTON VASSELL'S camp insist
they will give Lee Purdy a rematch and beat him for the second
Vassell was named as
mandatory contender for Purdy's British title, but the Manchester
banker decided to make a Commonwealth title defence instead of
facing his old rival.
The 27-year-old will make
the second defence of his crown against Cameroon born Australian
Samuel Colomban at Oldham Sport Centre on Saturday November
Unbeaten Vassell won the
TVAdmin | 31.10.11 04:25
Today's boxing news includes Denton Vassell saying he will fight
Lee Purdy. Tyson Fury is likely to get a tilt at Alexander Povetkin
despite the Russian's barbs, and Dereck Chisora vows to get his
career back on track.
TVAdmin | 31.10.11 12:22
Denton Vassell's camp are insisting they will give Lee Purdy a
rematch and beat him for the second time.
Vassell was named as mandatory contender for Purdy's British
title, but the Manchester banker decided to make a Commonwealth
title defence instead of facing his old rival.
The 27-year-old will make the second defence of his crown
against Cameroon born Australian Samuel Colomban at Oldham Sport
Centre on Saturday November 12.
Unbeaten Vassell won the Commonwealth crown...
TVAdmin | 31.10.11 11:25
Tyson Fury could get a chance to take on WBA Heavyweight
Champion Alexander Povetkin in the spring. Promoter Kalle
Sauerland had raised the prospect, despite the fact that Povetkin
has ridiculed the British champion.
The 32-year-old Russian makes a first defence of his title at
Helsinki´s Hartwall Areena on December 3, taking on tough American
challenger Cedric Boswell. But he took time out to rebutt
Tyson's claims that he was ready to "take Povetkin out".
TVAdmin | 31.10.11 11:04
Moruti Mthalane has retained his IBF flyweight title after
beating Andrea Sarritzu in Italy. The South African beat the
home favourite in the seventh round, after Sarritzu's corner threw
in the towel.
It's the third time that Mthalane has defended his title.
Mthalane (28-2, 19 KOs) won the Title by outpointing Julio Cesar
Miranda in November 2009, and retained it by defeating Zolani Tete
and Johnriel Casimero, stopping both in the fifth round.
TVAdmin | 31.10.11 10:44
Derek Chisora has vowed to get his career back on track by
beating fellow Londoner Larry Olubamiwo at Wembley Arena on
The former British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion steps in
to the ring for the first time after losing his titles to Tyson
Fury on points in July.
'Del Boy' will be aiming to bounce back from his first professional
defeat when he appears on the undercard of Ricky Burns showdown
with Australian boxer Michael Katsidis.
"I'm not even talkin...
TVAdmin | 31.10.11 09:52
Rhys Roberts fell at the last hurlde as his bid
to become the Featherweight Prizefighter champion was thwarted by
veteran Choi Tsveenpurev.
Roberts beat Ian Bailey bin the quarter final with a unanimous
points decision and then overcame Tryo JKames to reach the
The final was hardly a classic but the 40 year old Tsveenpurev
used his greater ring experience to pick off his opponent and then
spoil when under pressure.
TVAdmin | 29.10.11 11:32
Martin Murray is in training for the biggest
fight of his life. The British Middleweight champion challenges WBA
world title holder Felix Sturm for his belt in
Germany on December 2nd.
Hatton TV joined Martin for one of his fitness training sessions
to find out how the unbeaten St Helens fighter is feeling about the
Andrew Wake | 29.10.11 12:23
MARTIN MURRAY will have the
Army fighting his corner when he challenges WBA super world
middleweight champion Felix Sturm in December.
The British, Commonwealth
and WBA inter-continental champion meets the German idol in
Mannheim on Friday December 2.
And when Martin makes his
ring walk at the SAP Arena he will be accompanied by drummers from
The Duke of Lancaster regiment.
Murray accepted an
invitation to visit their Preston barracks from Captain Phil
TVAdmin | 28.10.11 04:54
Richard Drew presents the latest round-up including Denton
Vassell pledging that he will box British champion Lee Purdy soon,
after he has defended his Commonwealth title. Plus Martin
Murray on his world title fight with Felix Sturm.