Khan looks towards Mayweather after seeing off Algieri

Andrew Wake | 30.05.15 02:39

Amir Khan remained on course for a potential Autumn clash with Floyd Mayweather with a points victory over Chris Algieri, but he didn't have things all his own way. The Bolton star prevailed thanks to judges scores of 117-111, 117-111 and 115-113 and now has a record of 31-3 (19 KOs). However, Algieri put in a very spirited display and troubled Khan with looping right hands on more than occasion. In the end, it was Khan's faster hands and better footwork that determined the outcome of the...

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Kell Brook: When I land on his chin it is good night

Andrew Wake | 28.05.15 08:57

Kell Brook defends his IBF World Welterweight title against Frankie Gavin on Saturday night at The O2 in London - and the champion has no intention of relinquishing his status in boxing's money-division. Brook demolished his mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan in devastating fashion in March in his hometown of Sheffield in a long-awaited return to the ring. The Special One had to wait over seven months for that first defence of the belt he ripped from Shawn Porter in August after a...


Nielsen inks long term deal with Sauerland

Andrew Wake | 28.05.15 08:37

Danish cruiserweight Micki Nielsen has signed a long-term contract extension with Team Sauerland. The 21 year-old has put pen to paper following an impressive 2014.. "It is something special to be part of the biggest and most successful boxing team in Europe," said Micki Nielsen. "I am determined to become a world champion one day and Team Sauerland is the place to be in order to reach my goals." Nielsen was recently named 'Fighter of the Year' by the Danish Professional Bo...


Ricky Hatton looks back on a decade since he beat Kostya Tszyu

Andrew Wake | 27.05.15 10:14

Ricky Hatton on the tenth anniversary of his epic battle with Kostya Tszyu, his upcoming party in Manchester and his appreciation of the fans.

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Amir Khan: I have too much for Algieri

Andrew Wake | 27.05.15 09:49

Bolton star Amir Khan believes his fast hands and stellar reflexes give him a huge advantage against American Chris Algieri on Friday night. Khan faces the 31-year-old New Yorker at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn on the latest instalment of Al Haymon's Premier Boxing Champions. And he expects to put in a performance which exceeds the one pitched by former stablemate Manny Pacquiao when be outpointed Algieri last November. "Algieri is a fighter that has a lot of skills and ass...

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Cardle and Evans tussle at press conference

Andrew Wake | 27.05.15 08:46

Scotty Cardle and Craig Evans proved that the British strap as they had a heated exchange at today's press conference ahead of their Lightweight title battle at The O2 on Saturday night. Cardle and Evans were calm as they posed for pictures at the press conference but as Cardle appeared to snub Evans' offer of a handshake, Evans flicked out at the Lytham St. Annes man who reacted angrily to the gesture. The unbeaten pair are desperate to get their hands on the title and it's su...


Cleverly returns to light heavy

Andrew Wake | 27.05.15 08:38

Nathan Cleverly returns to action at Light Heavyweight on Saturday night - with the Welshman looking to get back on the World title trail at The O2, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Cleverly is back down to 175lbs after tackling bitter rival Tony Bellew up at Cruiserweight in November, and the former World champion is eyeing a clash with Juergen Brahmer in the autumn. The 28 year old held the WBO World Light Heavyweight crown for three years and will be looking to rip the WBA belt ...

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Prospect Boxing Return To Fauldhouse Miners Welfare

Andrew Wake | 26.05.15 08:46

After a successful show on February 27th at the Fauldhouse Miners Welfare, Prospect boxing are making a return to the local venue with a four fight card on June 5th. The first card marked the first professional card in the West Lothian towns history, and sold out the popular venue. Headlining the card is local fan favourite Sean Watson (4-2-1), who in the last fight in the venue picked up the British Masters title with a points shut out of Jonathan Fry, while Martin Taylor, w...


Robert Guerrero prepared for tough Martinez battle

Andrew Wake | 26.05.15 08:42

While entering the final days of training camp, four-division world champion, Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero (32-3-1, 18 KOs), gives his thoughts on his upcoming PBC on NBC main-event attraction against Aron Martinez. The 10-round bout will take place at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., June 6, 2015 and will air live on NBC starting at 3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT. On fighting in the PBC on NBC main-event: "First I really want to thank Al Haymon for bringing boxing back to the fans....


Shinkwin tops the bill at York Hall

Andrew Wake | 26.05.15 08:35

Light-heavyweight hotshot Miles Shinkwin headlines the York Hall, Bethnal Green, on Friday June 12 as he continues his rise on the domestic scene. The unbeaten Bushey talent was in sensational form last time out in March when he knocked out Harlow rival Richard Horton in the sixth round with a brutal left to the body to retain his Southern Area title. Shinkwin will top the card in a ten-round contest with his opponent to be confirmed, but the 26-year-old is eager to display his...

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