Andrew Wake | 07.12.13 11:01
Darren Barker's reign as a world middleweight champion came to
an abrupt end in Stuttgart, Germany tonight as Felix Sturm blasted
him out inside two rounds.
The Barnet man had dug deep to win the IBF crown against
Australia's Daniel Geale in August, climbing off the canvas
following a wicked body shot to triumph on points.
But no such heroics were seen this evening as Sturm dominated
from the opening bell.
The German was considered to be on the slide by some, following
below par performan...
Andrew Wake | 06.12.13 12:56
RICKY HATTON rubbed shoulders with Milanese fashionistas when he
attended a basketball game as the personal guest of legendary
designer Georgio Armani last night.
The Hitman, along with assistant trainer Mike Jackson and
welterweight prospect Sonny Upton, was invited to the Euroleague
game between EA7 Emporio Armani Milan and Real Madrid at the 12,000
capacity Mediolanum Forum.
Hatton and his team are in Italy for Upton's clash with
Bulgaria's experienced Traian Dimitrov at the ...
Andrew Wake | 05.12.13 11:04
Sonny Upton talks about his return to action this
Andrew Wake | 05.12.13 10:43
Despite him winning world titles in three weight divisions,
Adrien Broner believes he doesn't get enough credit from the boxing
The brash Cincinnati-native defends his WBA welterweight crown
against Marco Maidana in Texas next Saturday (December 14) and
feels he'll further extend his perfect 27 fight resume.
Broner still holds the WBC lightweight crown and hasn't yet made
up his mind on which division he sees his future in.
During the summer, he stepped up 12lbs an...
Andrew Wake | 05.12.13 09:41
Boxing star Amir Khan believes the clash between Paulie
Malignaggi and Zab Judah will come down to who can handle the
pressure best when the Brooklyn natives battle for local bragging
rights live on BoxNation.
The hometown heroes both descend from the famed borough in New
York and will share the ring this Saturday night at the Barclays
Center, which lies in the heart of the Brooklyn area.
After having fought, and beat, both men, Khan is well placed to
assess the fight and believ...
Andrew Wake | 05.12.13 11:28
LUCAS BROWNE says he's far from shocked with David Price's
decision to vacate the Commonwealth heavyweight title.
The hammer-fisted Aussie won the right to contest the crown when
he halted Sheffield giant Richard Towers last month.
He was hoping to square off with Price in early 2014, but the
Liverpudlian's new promoters, Sauerland, yesterday confirmed that
he'll be relinquishing the championship along with his British
Browne keeps busy against old foe Clarence Tillman o...
Andrew Wake | 04.12.13 10:36
British heavyweight star Dereck Chisora has sent an open letter
challenging undefeated American hope Deontay Wilder to a showdown
The Finchley puncher, who holds the European, WBO and WBA
International titles, ended the year with a third round stoppage of
Ondrej Pala at London's Copper Box Arena last Saturday night to
make it four wins out of four this year - all by knockout.
Chisora has turned his career around with dominant performances
over Malik Scott and Edmund ...
Andrew Wake | 04.12.13 10:24
Josesito Lopez admits he needs bounce back with a solid display
against Mike Arnaoutis at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in
Indio, California next Friday.
18 months ago, the American was riding following a surprise
victory over Victor Ortiz. Since then he's been blasted out by Saul
Alvarez and Marcos Maidana and is now looking to put himself back
in the title mix.
"There's definitely added motivation to come out and look
sharp," he said
"I know I have world champion talent...
Andrew Wake | 04.12.13 07:44
Erislandy Lara and Austin Trout traded verbal jabs ahead of their
crunch Brooklyn world title showdown, live on BoxNation
The pair were speaking ahead of
this weekend's highly anticipated bill, taking place at the
Barclays Center in New York, and headlined by Paulie Malignaggi and
Zab Judah, with the Brooklyn natives set to tussle for bragging
Nevertheless, the stacked
undercard features no fewer than three world title fights, with IBF
Andrew Wake | 04.12.13 06:53
Promoter Barry Hearn will be inducted into the International
Boxing Hall of Fame alongside Joe Calzaghe, Oscar de la Hoya and
The 65-year-old, who is involved in a number of sports, will
attend the 25th Annual Hall of Fame Weekend in
Canastota, New York on June 5-8 next year.
In recent years, Hearn has handed the reins of his boxing
business to his son Eddie, but remains interested in the sport.
After making his name in snooker, the former accountant moved