Andrew Wake | 30.07.15 11:13
Lucas Matthysse will contest the vacant WBC light-welterweight
title against unbeaten Viktor Postol at the StubHub Center in
Carson, California on October 3.
The match-up looks set to be a barnburner as it pits a fearsome
puncher against a stylish boxer. It will be promoted by Golden Boy
in association with Arano Box Promotions, Top Rank Inc. and ELITE
"Postol isn't anything big; he boxes well but that's it," said
Lucas Matthysse. "I saw part of his fight against Selcuk A...
Andrew Wake | 30.07.15 10:54
Sam Stokes (3-0) Is the latest prospect to put pen to paper and
sign a three year contract with rising manager/promoter Steve
Stokes from Basildon in Essex last
fought in February 2015 and is desperate to get active under his
new team and plans to return to the ring on November
5th at York Hall.
"It is great now to have such a good
team behind me" said Stokes. "I want to fulfil my potential and
this signing will definitely help me at...
Andrew Wake | 30.07.15 10:46
Anthony Crolla has been granted a rematch with Darleys Perez for
the WBA World Lightweight champion following their controversial
fight in Manchester on July 18.
Crolla produced a superb performance with the Colombian at the
Manchester Arena and looked to have landed the belt after Perez had
two points deducted for low blows in the latter rounds, only for
the fight to be ruled a majority draw much to the dismay of the
Manchester man and the packed home crowd.
'Million Dollar' no...
Andrew Wake | 29.07.15 07:43
Amir Khan has stated that he hopes to fight British rival Kell
Brook in 2016, but the Sheffield man needs to add a few more names
to his record first.
Speaking to The National, Khan revealed that he has held talks
with promoter Eddie Hearn about a possible showdown at Wembley
The Bolton star has previously rebuffed speculation regarding a
showdown with Brook and was instead focusing his attention on
pound-for-pound great Floyd Mayweather Jnr
However, it now appears l...
Andrew Wake | 29.07.15 07:33
Big time boxing returns to Sweden on September 19 when Erik
Skoglund defends his IBF Intercontinental light-heavyweight title
against Oleskandr Cherviak at the Rosvalla Stora Ishallen at the
Nyköpings Arenor in Nyköping.
In a landmark decision for Swedish boxing, the country's Martial
Arts Delegation accepted an application for Skoglund to box 12 x 3
minute rounds, making the 24 year-old the first male boxer to
contest a major title on Swedish soil since 1968.
Andrew Wake | 29.07.15 07:04
Luke Campbell MBE says Tommy Coyle won't want to have a war with
him when they meet in an official eliminator for the WBC World
Lightweight title at the KC Lightstream Stadium in Hull, live on
Campbell and Coyle clash in an east versus west fight that has
divided their hometown and with local pride and a boost in the WBC
rankings on the line, the stakes couldn't be higher for the Hull
The Olympic hero riled Coyle with comments made in an interview
with Boxing ...
Andrew Wake | 28.07.15 11:08
Paulie Malignaggi insists his length absence from the ring will
not be a hindrance against Danny Garcia this weekend.
The former two weight world champion has been out of action
since his crushing KO defeat to Shawn Porter last year.
Afterwards the Brooklyn favourite hinted at retirement, but now
he's adamant that his love for the game is as strong as ever and
his preparations are as good as any in the past ten years.
He explained: "You get to the point when you're not in the r...
Andrew Wake | 28.07.15 10:49
Danny Garcia says he'll show people he's a different animal at
welterweight when he faces Paulie Malignaggi this Saturday
The unbeaten 27-year-old will be Malignaggi's Brooklyn back yard
when they lock horns at the Barclays Center, but he does not appear
to be feeling the pressure.
In fact, he's confident he'll show his best form in years due to
a jump up in weight.
Garcia has boxed at light-welterweight all of his professional
career, but his performances have dropped...
Andrew Wake | 28.07.15 10:24
Ricky Burns says he wants to fight the best of British at
Lightweight as he returns to action against Prince Ofotsu at the KC
Lightstream Stadium in Hull on Saturday, live on Sky Sports.
The Scotsman believes that Britain's 135lbs scene is red hot
with Manchester's Anthony Crolla coming close to being the second
Word champion in the division from the city last weekend after his
epic battle with WBA ruler Darleys Perez, following Terry Flanagan
landing the WBO crown the weekend befo...
Andrew Wake | 27.07.15 11:47
Mitchell Smith is confident he'd beat British rival Josh
Warrington if they were to ever meet.
The Harrow Weald prospect halted Dennis Tubieron in the first
round of their fight on Friday night, whereas Warrington was had to
go the distance to beat the Filipino in May.
It marked the first defence of his WBO Intercontinental
super-featherweight crown and improved his pro slate to 13-0 (7
"I would have been disappointed if I hadn't taken out Tubieron,
but I never expected...