Andrew Wake | 29.06.12 11:43
If Scott Harrison had build up a hefty degree of ring rust in
his six-and-a-half years away from the sport it didn't show when he
made his return on Friday night.
The 34-year-old former two time world featherweight champion
looked in supreme shape at lightweight and made short work of
inexperienced Hungarian import Gyorgy Mizsei Jnr.
Vicious blows to the torso had Mizsei sagging on the canvas
three times in the second round but somehow he managed to haul
himself up and continue ...
Andrew Wake | 29.06.12 11:36
Tomasz Adamek will return to the ring on September 8 at the
Prudential Centre in Newark, New Jersey against as a yet to be
The Polish heavyweight contender, a former world champion at
both light-heavyweight and cruiserweight, was expected to have a
rematch with Eddie Chambers but that is off now due to an
Chambers was diagnosed with a torn tendon in his left biceps
that will keep him out of action for at least two months.
Andrew Wake | 29.06.12 11:29
Former world heavyweight champion Hasim Rahman is been forced to
withdraw from his July 14 challenge to WBA 'regular' champion
Alexander Povetkin due to a wrist injury.
Promoter Greg Cohen confirmed that American boxer aggravated a
cyst on his wrist in training on Wednesday and despite surgery to
move the cyst, he is now sidelined for more than two weeks.
"He was working out and he had excruciating pain in his wrist
because of the cyst," Cohen said.
"His trainer, Eddie Mustafa...
Andrew Wake | 28.06.12 10:25
World champ Marshall confident ahead of Olympic Games.
Andrew Wake | 28.06.12 10:05
Following the withdrawal of Martin Ward, promoter Phil Jeffries
has added a mouth-watering clash between Willie Casey and Jason
Booth to his July 15 bill at the Stadium of Light in
Nottingham's Booth, a former British and Commonwealth champion
who unsuccessfully challenged for world honours in 2010, is
renowned for his brilliant boxing skills, and will need to be on
top form if he is to overcome Casey. The Irish fighter, who has
held the European title and is a Prizefi...
Andrew Wake | 28.06.12 09:54
David Price, the British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion,
will not now make his American debut on July 27 as originally
The giant Liverpudlian has confirmed that the fight is off due
to circumstances outside of his control.
It's another setback after learning that Sky Sports will not
being renewing the contract of his promoter Frank Maloney.
However, he is hopeful that another chance to appear on a show
in the States will come up later in the summer.
Administrator | 28.06.12 09:41
British heavyweight Tyson Fury was arrested at gunpoint and
spent 11 hours in a Dutch jail in a case of mistaken identity.
The 6ft 9in was on his way to training on the border between
Holland and Belgium when was ordered to lay flat on the ground by a
police helicopter flying above.
Naturally the 24-year-old protested his innocence but was only
released from jail when the authorities finally accepted that they
had the wrong man.
"I couldn't believe it. There were eight police ...
Andrew Wake | 28.06.12 09:30
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali is coming to Britain and will attend
a gala benefit night in his honour two days before the London
Olympics gets underway.
The charity Sports for Peace say that the July 25 event will pay
homage to Ali's humanitarian work as well as his status as a "role
model on civil rights, humanity and in opposing war."
A number of A-listers, including Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt,
are expected to attend the dinner at the Victoria and Albert museum
and money will b...
Andrew Wake | 28.06.12 09:18
The ex-husband of former boxer Christy Martin has been handed a
25 year jail term for attempting to murder her.
James Martin was convicted in April for attempted second-degree
murder with a firearm and two other counts.
Prosecutors said that Mr Martin stabbed his wife in the chest,
cut her leg and then shot her in the back at their home in 2010
after she'd told him that she wanted to end their marriage for
Mr Martin's attorney claimed his client acted in self-de...
Andrew Wake | 28.06.12 08:55
Kerry middleweight Brian Wall joined Antrim's Jason McKay in the
semi-finals of the 16th European Junior Championships
following a last-eight decision over Turkey's Mustafa Atmaca last
Earlier today, McKay registered a commanding quarter-final
victory over Lithuanian light-flyweight Arturas Bankauskas in
The talented Canal BC prospect recorded an 18-6 decision in
Sofia and will now meet Iliyan Kolev (Bulgaria) in Friday's 48kg
Wall, of the C...