Andrew Wake | 30.05.15 02:39
Amir Khan remained on course for a potential Autumn clash with
Floyd Mayweather with a points victory over Chris Algieri, but he
didn't have things all his own way.
The Bolton star prevailed thanks to judges scores of 117-111,
117-111 and 115-113 and now has a record of 31-3 (19 KOs).
However, Algieri put in a very spirited display and troubled
Khan with looping right hands on more than occasion.
In the end, it was Khan's faster hands and better footwork that
determined the outcome of the...
Andrew Wake | 28.05.15 08:57
Kell Brook defends his IBF
World Welterweight title against Frankie Gavin on Saturday night at
The O2 in London - and the champion has no intention of
relinquishing his status in boxing's money-division.
Brook demolished his
mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan in devastating fashion in March in
his hometown of Sheffield in a long-awaited return to the
The Special One had to wait
over seven months for that first defence of the belt he ripped from
Shawn Porter in August after a...
Andrew Wake | 28.05.15 08:37
Danish cruiserweight Micki Nielsen has signed a long-term
contract extension with Team Sauerland.
The 21 year-old has put pen to paper following an impressive
"It is something special to be part of the biggest and most
successful boxing team in Europe," said Micki Nielsen.
"I am determined to become a world champion one day and Team
Sauerland is the place to be in order to reach my goals."
Nielsen was recently named 'Fighter of the Year' by the Danish
Andrew Wake | 27.05.15 10:14
Ricky Hatton on the tenth anniversary of his epic battle
with Kostya Tszyu, his upcoming party in Manchester and his
appreciation of the fans.
Andrew Wake | 27.05.15 09:49
Bolton star Amir Khan believes his fast hands and stellar
reflexes give him a huge advantage against American Chris Algieri
on Friday night.
Khan faces the 31-year-old New Yorker at the Barclay Center in
Brooklyn on the latest instalment of Al Haymon's Premier Boxing
And he expects to put in a performance which exceeds the one
pitched by former stablemate Manny Pacquiao when be outpointed
Algieri last November.
"Algieri is a fighter that has a lot of skills and ass...
Andrew Wake | 27.05.15 08:46
Scotty Cardle and Craig
Evans proved that the British strap as they had a heated exchange
at today's press conference ahead of their Lightweight title battle
at The O2 on Saturday night.
Cardle and Evans were calm as
they posed for pictures at the press conference but as Cardle
appeared to snub Evans' offer of a handshake, Evans flicked out at
the Lytham St. Annes man who reacted angrily to the gesture.
The unbeaten pair are desperate to
get their hands on the title and it's su...
Andrew Wake | 27.05.15 08:38
Nathan Cleverly returns to action at Light Heavyweight on
Saturday night - with the Welshman looking to get back on the World
title trail at The O2, live on Sky Sports Box Office.
Cleverly is back down to 175lbs after tackling bitter rival Tony
Bellew up at Cruiserweight in November, and the former World
champion is eyeing a clash with Juergen Brahmer in the autumn.
The 28 year old held the WBO World Light Heavyweight crown for
three years and will be looking to rip the WBA belt ...
Andrew Wake | 26.05.15 08:46
After a successful show on February 27th at the
Fauldhouse Miners Welfare, Prospect boxing are making a return to
the local venue with a four fight card on June 5th. The
first card marked the first professional card in the West Lothian
towns history, and sold out the popular venue.
Headlining the card is local fan favourite Sean Watson (4-2-1),
who in the last fight in the venue picked up the British Masters
title with a points shut out of Jonathan Fry, while Martin Taylor,
Andrew Wake | 26.05.15 08:42
While entering the final days of training camp, four-division
world champion, Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero (32-3-1, 18 KOs), gives
his thoughts on his upcoming PBC on NBC main-event attraction
against Aron Martinez. The 10-round bout will take place at StubHub
Center in Carson, Calif., June 6, 2015 and will air live on NBC
starting at 3:00 p.m. ET/12:00 p.m. PT.
On fighting in the PBC on NBC main-event:
"First I really want to thank Al Haymon for bringing boxing back
to the fans....
Andrew Wake | 26.05.15 08:35
Light-heavyweight hotshot Miles Shinkwin headlines the York
Hall, Bethnal Green, on Friday June 12 as he continues his rise on
the domestic scene.
The unbeaten Bushey talent was in sensational form last time out
in March when he knocked out Harlow rival Richard Horton in the
sixth round with a brutal left to the body to retain his Southern
Shinkwin will top the card in a ten-round contest with his
opponent to be confirmed, but the 26-year-old is eager to display