Andrew Wake | 21.05.13 07:41
Audley Harrison has reconsidered his decision to retire and says
he's going to box on.
The heavyweight announced he was hanging up his gloves after
being wiped out by untested American Deontay Wilder in just one
round last month.
But he says the birth of his son, Hudson Hugh Harrison, has
inspired him to test his mettle in the ring again.
"Firstly, I'm grateful to God for this blessing with the birth
of Hudson, a healthy and beautiful little angel. Raychel, my wife,
is a troo...
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 | 01.05.13 11:34
Audley Harrison has issued the following statement on his
"Around the time great Olympians like Cassius Clay
(Muhammad Ali), Floyd Mayweather and our very own Amir Khan were
starting their Olympic journey and winning their medals. I was just
getting serious with life - lacing on a pair of boxing gloves for
the 1st time age 19. I was a young tear away, expelled from two
schools, had no qualifications and was just released from a young
Andrew Wake | 27.04.13 09:01
Audley Harrison's career again looks to be over as American
puncher Deontay Wilder halted him in just 70 seconds.
The 2000 Olympic gold medallist has been something of
laughing stock for years, but despite his setbacks Harrison has
always managed to find a way back into contention.
Last October, the Londoner was flattened in one round by
David Price and his time in the sport seemed to have finally
passed. However, he came back on fire when he won Prizefighter for
the second time...
Andrew Wake | 13.04.13 12:33
Dereck Chisora says he's ready destroy when he makes his
comeback against Argentinian Hector Alfredo Avila on
April 20 at Wembley Arena.
The former British and Commonwealth champion and former
WBC world title challenger will feature in a ten-round contest on a
packed show alongside Nathan Cleverly, Paul Butler, Liam
Walsh and Scott Harrison.
The hard-hitting Londoner has been out of the ring since
July last year when he was stopped in the fifth...
Andrew Wake | 06.04.13 12:09
Steve Cunningham is adamant Tyson Fury has not got under his
skin despite the British heavyweight's recent press conference
Fury referred to the American as a "little man" and said
he was planning to send him into retirement.
Cunningham, though, says his feathers are not ruffled and
he'll box coolly when they meet in New York on April 20.
"He wants me to just come in and punch him in the mouth,
but I will stick to the game plan and not get out of control. It's
Andrew Wake | 21.03.13 09:50
Steve Cunningham says he'll make Tyson Fury eat his words when
they meet in New York on April 20.
At last week's press conference, Fury referred to the
former IBF cruiserweight champion as a "weak-chinned small man" and
said he will end his career next month.
Cunningham, however, says it didn't get to him and he'll
merely use it as fuel for his fire.
"It brought me back to when I was a teen. Guys talked,
talked, talked, because they didn't want to fight. They talked so
Andrew Wake | 20.03.13 11:00
Kent heavyweight Tom Dallas is the latest fighter to sign a
promotional deal with Goodwin Promotions.
Dallas now represents a trio of heavyweights under the Goodwin
umbrella alongside Ian Lewison (promotional and managerial) and AJ
Dallas has won 16 of his 19 fights and last fought in
Prizefighter in June 2012.
After winning his first 16 fights he took a short notice fight
against David Price which in hindsight was the wrong thing to do.
Andrew Wake | 19.03.13 08:10
Odlanier Solis, the 2004 Olympic gold medallist, will attempt to
get his career back on track when he faces unbeaten Norwegian Leif
Larsen at the Universal Hall in Berlin, Germany on Friday
The Cuban has boxed just once since a leg injury saw him
stopped in the first round against Vitali Klitschko in March
"It's important for Solis to get back into the ring", said
promoter Ahmet Oner. "He only fought once last year. We've got to
keep him active.
"At the same tim...
Andrew Wake | 12.03.13 05:24
Former British and Commonwealth champion Dereck Chisora has been
relicensed by the British Boxing Board of Control.
"Delboy" was suspended indefinitely by the WBC and had his
licence revoked by the board last year after his press conference
altercation with David Haye in Germany.
That however did not prevent him from engaging a fight
between the ropes against Haye, in a rogue bout licenced by the
rebel Luxembourg Boxing Federation.
"I'm glad that this whole episode is finally ...