Super Hooper is back in business

Andrew Wake | 05.05.15 02:02

AUSSIE prospect Damien "Super" Hooper got his career back on track with a dominant display against Filipino Marlon Alta in Eatons Hill, Queensland on Sunday. The light-heavyweight, who represented his country at the 2012 Olympic Games, had suffered his first professional setback against Rob Powdrill last November, but was determined to return in style. Hooper was in charge from the first bell to last as he peppered Alta with his jab before bringing a solid hook into play. In fac...

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Jason Cunningham v Brett Fideo FULL FIGHT VIDEO

Andrew Wake | 05.05.15 01:59

Jason Cunningham faces Brett Fideo over six rounds.

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Townend stops Fehintola to take English crown VIDEO

Andrew Wake | 05.05.15 01:54

Andy Townend faces Femi Fehintola for the vacant English super-featherweight title on Stefy Bull's show in Doncaster.

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Mayweather and Pacquiao make weight

Andrew Wake | 02.05.15 01:49

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao tipped the scales a day before their massive clash in Las Vegas. Both boxers were under the welterweight limited, with Mayweather coming at 146lbs and Pacquiao a pound lighter.

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Pauly Upton v Chris Jenkinson FULL FIGHT

Andrew Wake | 30.04.15 10:51

VIP Boxing Promotions presents UPTON V JENKINSON, Oldham 18th April 2015.

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Inside Mayweather v Pacquiao Episode Three

Andrew Wake | 30.04.15 10:45

The third episode of an intimate four-part documentary series chronicling the life of perennial pound-for-pound champion Floyd Mayweather as he navigates his collision course with Manny Pacquiao.

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Pacquiao wants mega fight to be an inspiration to the world

Andrew Wake | 30.04.15 10:42

Manny Pacquiao says he wants his mega fight with Floyd Mayweather Jnr to be enjoyable and inspiration to people across the world. The humble Filipino idol has re-established himself since his devastating 2012 defeat at the hands of Juan Manual Marquez and believes the stage is set for one of the greatest fights of all time. However, as well as cement his legacy, he wants people to view his place in such a big match-up as evidence that anyone can achieve greatness if they try. ...

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Floyd Mayweather Snr: Pacquiao cannot punch

Andrew Wake | 30.04.15 10:13

Despite Manny Pacquiao halting 38 of his 57 opponents, trainer Floyd Mayweather Snr insists the Filipino star is not much of a hitter and is made for his son. The veteran cornerman has seen his fighters fail to defeat Pacquiao in the past but is sure Mayweather Jnr has the tools for the jobs. On paper, Pacquiao actually appears to have the edge in power, but he hasn't halted any of his nine opponents and is naturally the smaller man. "Whatever happens on Saturday, it's going ...

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Hooper promises to repay Hatton for his faith

Andrew Wake | 30.04.15 07:21

DAMIEN HOOPER has promised to repay Ricky Hatton's faith in him with a stunning performance against Marlon Alta on a special Australia v Philippines promotion in Eaton's Hill, Queensland this Sunday (May 3).   The 2012 Olympian suffered a shock knockout defeat to Rob Powdrill last November, but Hatton has stuck by him and still believes he can go onto be another world champion from Down Under.   Sunday's bill, which is promoted by Angelo Di Carlo, is an unusual one ...

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STATEMENT ON BROWNE V CHAGAEV SITUATION

Andrew Wake | 29.04.15 03:37

HATTON PROMOTIONS would like to clarify the situation regarding Lucas Browne's mandatory fight with WBA heavyweight champion Ruslan Chagaev.   Lucas was made mandatory by an official notification of the WBA Championship Committee on the 24th February this year. However Chagaev's team explicitly stated that they wished their boxer to make an optional defence first on the 24th of April 2015 in Germany as they had a TV commitment confirmed for this specific date.   T...

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