Andrew Wake | 23.05.13 10:58
LEADING European bantamweight contender Zhanat Zhakiyanov has
begun training with Ricky Hatton and his assistant Mike Jackson at
Hatton Health and Fitness in Hyde.
The big punching Kazakhstani has been part of Hatton Promotions'
stable since 2011 and feels a move to England will help him take
his career to the next level.
Zhakiyanov has won 12 of his 19 victories by knockout and is the
current mandatory challenger to EBU titlist Stephane Jamoye.
"I'm very happy and very proud to be traine...
Andrew Wake | 23.05.13 12:49
Irish prospect Ryan Burnett talks to Hatton Boxing about
his debut in Liverpool this week.
Andrew Wake | 22.05.13 10:31
Mikkel Kessler isn't letting boxing on foreign soil get to
The 'Viking Warrior' rematches with Carl Froch at the O2 Arena
in London on Saturday night and says he's relishing being the away
Kessler defeated the tough Nottingham native in Demark three
years ago and rematch has been eager anticipated ever since.
"A lot of people said I am crazy to come to London and fight him
in his hometown because I have already beaten him once. But you
know what, this is the fight...
Andrew Wake | 22.05.13 01:27
Ricky gives his thoughts on Floyd Mayweather Jnr at his Hatton
Andrew Wake | 22.05.13 12:03
Mikkel Kessler believes weeks of hard sparring will prove the
difference when faces Carl Froch in London on Saturday night.
The Dane defeated Froch on points in 2010 and feels he can turn
the trick again, thanks in part to the hours he has spent being put
through his paces by two other Brits.
"I´ve had the best sparring of my career against top guys like
Nathan Cleverly, George Groves and Erik Skoglund. I am in fantastic
shape and I am ready to beat Froch again. Bring it on!" Kes...
Andrew Wake | 20.05.13 01:09
HATTON PROMOTIONS' unbeaten heavyweight prospects Richard Towers
and Lucas "Big Daddy" Browne will face each other Down Under this
The exciting 12 round battle will take place on a show promoted
in association with Barry Michael Sports at the Melbourne Pavilion
in Flemington, Australia on Thursday July 25.
The pair were due to meet in Hong Kong last December, but Towers
was forced to withdraw because of a perforated ear drum sustained
"I believe this is a...
Andrew Wake | 17.05.13 11:54
WELSH lightweight prospect Mitch Buckland is on a mission to win
as many titles as he can.
The Cardiff southpaw, 19, has watched his older brother Gary win
numerous belts in the past few years, but now he's started a
collection of his own.
Last weekend Mitch defeated Bridgewater's tough Dean Mills to
win the vacant British Masters bronze crown and he believes it will
be the first of many.
"Winning a title was like a dream come true. You always imagine
winning a belt growing u...
Andrew Wake | 16.05.13 12:02
SBS' Living Black series examines Damien's life and career.
Andrew Wake | 14.05.13 05:53
David Haye has been forced to pull out of his June 29 fight with
Manuel Charr due to a hand injury sustained in training.
The former WBA heavyweight champion hurt his left hand on Sunday
evening and feels he had no choice but to postpone his return to
The fight was scheduled to take place at the Manchester Arena
and featured an engaging lightweight battle between Gavin Rees and
Anthony Crolla on the undercard.
"I'm absolutely gutted to have to pull out of this fight ...
Andrew Wake | 14.05.13 10:52
ADAM LITTLE intends on stealing the show when he boxes on VIP
Promotions' card at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool on June 7.
The Kirkham prospect, 22, has been out of action since last
October due to a hand injury, but after undergoing surgery he is
keen to make up for lost time.
"This fight is a big thing for me and I'm really looking forward
to showing people what I can do with two hands," he said.
"People do know I've had an injury and my performances haven't
been as good a...