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...
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
'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...
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
The 25-year-old steps up to his biggest challenge yet against
Andrew Wake | 25.09.14 11:54
Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew
will clash in a blockbuster rematch at the Echo Arena in
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 ...
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...
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
My time with Curtis as trainer, manager, promoter and friend is
a period I will always recall ...
Andrew Wake | 23.09.14 12:21
Lucas 'Big Daddy' Browne's MMA/Boxing Highlight Reel
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...
Andrew Wake | 23.09.14 12:02
Adam Etches speaks to IFL TV after his latest victory.
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