WHYTE FACES SOUTHERN DISASTER

Andrew Wake | 27.08.15 10:04

Dillian Whyte will face Dominick Guinn for the WBC International Silver Heavyweight title at The O2 in London on September 12, live on Sky Sports. Whyte fights for his first title in the capital against the American and the Brixton man will look to land the belt in style and add to his impressive 12 KO wins and unbeaten 15 fight record. Guinn brings the power of 24 KOs from 35 wins over the Atlantic, and the experienced Texan - known as 'The Southern Disaster' - will be out to inflict a fi...

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MEXICAN BRAGGING RIGHTS ON THE LINE FOR SANTA CRUZ AND MARES

Andrew Wake | 27.08.15 09:58

Leo Santa Cruz says they'll be more than a title on the line when he takes on Abner Mares this weekend. The pair collide at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday night for the vacant WBC Diamond featherweight strap, but the fight is more about Mexican pride. With 59 victories and just one defeat between them, it is shaping up to be a classic battle and Santa Cruz believes neither man can afford to lose. "We're going to leave everything in the ring. When two Mexicans f...

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LIAM SMITH FACES TALL AMERICAN FOR WBO CROWN

Andrew Wake | 27.08.15 09:23

Scouse light-middleweight Liam Smith will take on American John Thompson for the vacant WBO crown at the Manchester Arena on October 10. The bout is part of a triple world title card promoted by Frank Warren and will see the Liverpool star attempt to become the first of his famous brothers to take home global honours. He originally scheduled to face Michel Soro but issues between the Frenchman and his promoter have caused negotiations to stall. Thompson, ranked number five by...

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ALVAREZ: THIS IS GOING TO BE AN HISTORIC FIGHT

Andrew Wake | 25.08.15 08:41

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez is promising a fight for the ages against Miguel Cotto. The flame-haired puncher challenges Cotto for his WBC middleweight crown at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas on November 21. And with the rivalry between Mexicans and Puerto Ricans being well documented, sparks are set to fly. Great battles between combatants from the central American nation and the Caribbean island have been plentiful, with Salvador Sanchez v Wilfredo Gomez and Felix ...

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COTTO AIMS TO PROVE CRITICS WRONG

Andrew Wake | 25.08.15 08:14

Miguel Cotto says he will make the doubters eat their words when he defends his WBC middleweight title against Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez in Las Vegas on November 21. The Puerto Rican legend finds himself in the unusual position of being the underdog for this match-up. But he's supremely confident that he can pick up his 41st career victory and move towards potential unifications with the likes of Gennady Golovkin. Some observers believe Cotto is not a natural middleweight and tha...

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MAYWEATHER V BERTO LANDS ON BOXNATION

Andrew Wake | 24.08.15 05:08

Boxing superstar and the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet Floyd 'Money' Mayweather will end his iconic career live and exclusive on BoxNation when he takes on Haitian hard-hitter Andre Berto on September 12.  The unbeaten Mayweather will hang up his gloves following the Berto clash after an illustrious 19-year career which has seen him capture world titles in five different weight divisions and be regarded as one of the very best in boxing history...

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LANGFORD LOOKS AHEAD TO RING RETURN

Andrew Wake | 24.08.15 04:09

Red-hot middleweight Tommy Langford returns to action on Saturday 3rd October at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall when he makes the first defence of his WBO Intercontinental title. The unbeaten Birmingham based ace headlines the show promoted by Frank Warren and P.J Rowson, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky 437/HD 490, Virgin 546 and Talk Talk 525). Langford shot to prominence in the talent packed 160lb division when he captured the title last month, defeating tough Mexican Julio...

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BROWNE ON CHISORA, WILDER, FURY AND CHAGAEV

Andrew Wake | 24.08.15 04:03

Lucas Browne looks back on his fight with Julius Long and potential fights ahead. Video courtesy of T2T Boxing.

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SPEIGHT AND LOWE CLASH FOR ENGLISH CROWN

Andrew Wake | 24.08.15 03:03

Isaac Lowe will face Jamie Speight for the vacant English Featherweight title at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on September 5, live on Sky Sports. Unbeaten Morecambe talent Lowe is in his 11th pro fight and first on TV, and the 21 year old will be looking to make a big statement in his first title fight, and second English title bout on the bill as Andy Townend defends his Super Featherweight strap against Lee Glover. Speight will have other ideas though as the Southern ...

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BROWNE WONT LET INJURY KNOCK HIM OFF TITLE COURSE

Andrew Wake | 22.08.15 12:05

DOCTORS have confirmed that Lucas Browne sustained a broken thumb in his fight with Julius Long last week, but that isn't going to put him off his pursuit of the WBA heavyweight crown.   The Aussie suffered the break in the first round and was forced to box one-handed until he knocked Long cold in the ninth.   Lucas is the current mandatory challenger for Ruslan Chagaev's title and expects to get his shot either in late 2015 or early 2016.   Chagaev is currently o...

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