Groves lands on Bellew v Cleverly card

Andrew Wake | 23.10.14 10:18

George Groves is back in action on November 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. The 'Saint' will defend his WBC Silver title against American Denis Douglin (17-3, 10 KOs) on a bumper bill topped by the domestic grudge match between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew, live on Sky Sports Box Office.  Groves returns following a unanimous points victory over Christopher Rebrasse at the SSE Arena, Wembley in September, in which the Hammersmith boxer claimed the European and WBC Silver Super Mid...

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Ellet gets Hungarian test

Andrew Wake | 21.10.14 09:18

Brighton's Lloyd Ellett has confirmed his next opponent will be Hungarian, Gergo Vari when he defends his British Masters light middleweight honours on October 31st at the Metropole Hotel in Brighton. The unbeaten light middleweight, Ellett 15(3)-0-0 posted the following statement for fans on Facebook, "I now have confirmation that my title defence on 31stOctober will be against Gergo Vari at the Hilton Metropole Hotel in Brighton. Just under two weeks to go so get your tick...

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Amateur boxer attacks referee

Andrew Wake | 21.10.14 11:38

A Croatian amateur looks likely to face a lengthy ban from the sport after he attacked a referee in the ring. Vido Loncar was stopped in his light-heavyweight bout against Lithuania's Algirdas Baniulis at the European Youth Championships in Zagreb and astonishingly took his frustrations out on the third man. At first he appeared to take the decision well and walked back to his corner, but he burst into a rage as verdict was announced and repeatedly struck the official, including...

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Khan to return on December 13

Andrew Wake | 20.10.14 09:40

Amir Khan looks set to face former two-weight champion Devon Alexander on December 13. Nothing has been confirmed from the Bolton boxer's promoters as yet, but according to reports the fight is sealed for the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Khan has been linked with a fight against pound-for-pound great Floyd Mayweather Jnr so over a year and a victory over Alexander will likely ensure that he remains in pole position for clash with the self-styled "Money" in the sp...

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Coyle and Campbell on course for 2015 clash

Andrew Wake | 20.10.14 09:20

Luke Campbell and Tommy Coyle say that the pressure is on them to claim big wins at the Ice Arena in Hull on Saturday night so they can set up a huge clash in the city next summer. The Lightweight duo face big step-up fights on Saturday night, with Coyle meeting former World champion Michael Katsidis and Campbell facing Argentine Daniel Brizuela, who shared a rollercoaster war with Coyle in February. Promoter Eddie Hearn has made no secret that a clash between the two at Hull Ci...

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Hall confident of winning second world title

Andrew Wake | 20.10.14 09:15

Dennis Hobson is confident Darlington's Stuart Hall will soon be a two-time world champion.  Hall takes on unbeaten Randy Caballero (pictured) in Monte Carlo this Saturday (October 25) for the vacant IBF world bantamweight championship, in an attempt to reclaim the belt he lost to Paul Butler in June. With the fight screened live on Channel 5, Hall and American Caballero should make for great viewing.  Both fighters punch hard - Caballero has KO'd 13 of 21 opponents - ...

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Zhakiyanov fight moved forward

Andrew Wake | 20.10.14 01:19

FIGHT FANS will get the opportunity to see Zhanat Zhakiyanov's WBC EPBC bantamweight dust up with Fred Mundraby a few days earlier than expected.   The pair were due to clash on the undercard of the big Rabchenko v Mundine card in Melbourne on November 12, but the fight will now take place on Rightcross Entertainment's stacked bill at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Chandler, Queensland on November 8. "I can't remember a fight night in Australia that has had four title figh...

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Golovkin detroys Rubio

Andrew Wake | 19.10.14 01:37

Khazak powerhouse Gennedy Golovkin further enhanced his status as the world's best middleweight with a devastating two round blitz of Marco Antonio Rubio last night. Rubio, who failed to make the championship weight of 160lbs, was simply had little to prevent Golovkin's march forwards and was forced to eat a number of heavy punches during the opening round. Golovkin continued to get his punches home in the second and soon Rubio's resolve was shattered. A series of punches forced...

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Sergey Rabchenko padwork with Ricky Hatton

Andrew Wake | 16.10.14 11:17

Sergey Rabchenko prepares for his massive fight with Anthony Mundine.

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Chauncy Welliver promises to derail Lucas Browne

Andrew Wake | 16.10.14 04:12

CHAUNCY WELLIVER says he'll shatter Lucas Browne's hopes of boxing for a world title and re-establish himself on the global stage when they meet next month.   The New Zealand-based American, 31, was himself once ranked in the WBC's top five ranked heavyweights and feels the November 12 fight is a chance to kick start his title hopes.   If experience counts for anything, Welliver will be at a huge advantage. The "Hillyard Hammer" has been a professional for over 13 ye...

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