Dan Goossen sadly loses battle with cancer

Andrew Wake | 29.09.14 08:52

Boxing promoter Dan Goossen has sadly passed away from complications relating to live cancer. In a career spanning three decades, Goossen established himself as one of the sport's most respected movers and shakers, representing the likes of James Toney, Floyd Mayweather Jnr and, more recently, Andre Ward. Goossen originally started promoting fighters trained by his brother Joe in the mid-1980s under the banner Ten Goose Boxing and quickly had success with Michael Nunn becoming h...

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Smith confident of beating Arthur

Andrew Wake | 26.09.14 12:11

Liverpool's Paul Smith says he has the perfect plan to dethrone WBO super-middleweight champion Arthur Abraham on Saturday night. 'Smigga' goes into the lion's den of Kiel, Germany to challenge the two-weight titlist and admits it's likely to be last chance of glory at world level. The Scouser has had some criticism in the build-up due to him suffering losses to George Groves and James DeGale, but he's supremely confidence of success this weekend. "This is my first and last c...

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Askin looking to make his mark against McKenzie

Andrew Wake | 26.09.14 12:01

Blackpool cruiserweight star Matty Askin has promised to end Ovill McKenzie's KO run when they clash at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Saturday 25th October. Askin, the current English champion, challenges dynamite-punching McKenzie for his British and Commonwealth titles on the title-stacked show, headlined by Paul Butler's record breaking challenge for the IBF world super-flyweight title against Zolani Tete. The 25-year-old steps up to his biggest challenge yet against McKenzie...

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Cleverly v Bellew 2 is on

Andrew Wake | 25.09.14 11:54

Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew will clash in a blockbuster rematch at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Cleverly and Bellew first met in Merseyside in October 2011 where the Welshman successfully defended his WBO World Light Heavyweight title and with the pair finally meeting again but at Cruiserweight, the Welshman believes he'll take a massive step to becoming a two-weight World champion with another win over Bellew. "I cannot wait for this," said Cleverly. "I beat him in front ...

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Kid Galahad named Young Boxer of the Year

Andrew Wake | 25.09.14 01:40

Sheffield's super-bantamweight star Kid Galahad has won the prestigious 'Young Boxer of the Year' award, which will be presented by the Boxing Writers' Club at their annual dinner at The Savoy in London next month. The 24-year-old has snared British, Commonwealth and European titles as a professional and secured the IBF World Youth belt on Saturday (September 20) when beating Adeilson Dos Santos via landslide decision at Ponds Forge Arena, live on Channel 5. The win took his profe...

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Coldwell statement on Curtis Woodhouse

Andrew Wake | 25.09.14 01:27

Coldwell Boxing's goal when working with Curtis Woodhouse was to deliver him the British title. The crossover from footballer to boxer was one that came with several problems but ourselves and Curtis overcame them all and we achieved our mission when Curtis defeated Darren Hamilton to realise his dream. Coldwell Boxing have today released Curtis from promotional and managerial contracts. My time with Curtis as trainer, manager, promoter and friend is a period I will always recall ...

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Lucas Browne showreel

Andrew Wake | 23.09.14 12:21

Lucas 'Big Daddy' Browne's MMA/Boxing Highlight Reel 2014.

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Fury tapes up his mouth at press conference

Andrew Wake | 23.09.14 12:12

Dereck Chisora promised to KO heavyweight rival Tyson Fury once and for all when they clash at the ExCeL London on Saturday 29th November, but Fury had no reply! The Manchester giant turned up at today's head-to-head press conference with tape strapped over his mouth and "BBBofC?????" written on it - in reference to his £15,000 fine by the Board for misconduct at a previous press conference with Chisora - and vowed to stay silent until fight night. Chisora and Fury clash wit...

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Etches speaks after KO of tough Brazilian

Andrew Wake | 23.09.14 12:02

Adam Etches speaks to IFL TV after his latest victory.

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Brook inspiration leaves Galahad hungry for world titles

Andrew Wake | 18.09.14 10:51

European and Commonwealth super-bantamweight champion Kid Galahad admits that seeing close friend and stable-mate Kell Brook win the IBF world welterweight title last month in America has made him even more motivated to bring a world title of his own back to the Wincobank gym in Sheffield. This Saturday night (September 20) at the Ponds Forge Arena, Galahad faces unbeaten Brazilian puncher Adeilson Dos Santos for the vacant IBF Youth super-bantamweight title. But next year he hope...

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