Andrew Wake | 23.04.13 03:26
SERGIO MARTINEZ insists Martin
Murray will not hear the final bell when they clash on Saturday
St Helens' Murray takes a big
step up in class when he faces the WBC middleweight champion in
front of more than 40,000 fans in Buenos Aires.
And Martinez says the British
puncher will be flying back home empty handed - after he's been
"We have watched tapes of
Martin Murray's past fights, he is a come forward boxer and will
give me a good challenge in the ring...
Andrew Wake | 23.04.13 12:26
HBO builds up to Martin's massive clash with the world's number
Andrew Wake | 22.04.13 11:32
Luke Crowcroft faces James Tucker in a four round
Andrew Wake | 22.04.13 11:20
Robert Guerrero insists he will not make the same mistakes as
Floyd Mayweather Jnr's 43 previous opponents.
The likeable Californian meets the world's best boxer at
the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 4.
And he's determined not to let the self-styled "Money"
knock him off his stride before the fight even gets
"For a lot of guys, Floyd gets into their head and he
frustrates them," Guerrero said. "They lose their game plan.
That game plan goes out the door.
Andrew Wake | 22.04.13 11:00
Hatton Boxing understands that Jamie McDonnell's world title
fight against unbeaten Julio Ceja will be televised by
McDonnell faces the big punching Mexican for the vacant
IBF bantamweight crown at Doncaster's Keepmoat Stadium on May
Ceja has knocked out 22 of his 24 professional opponents,
while McDonnell is unbeaten since his controversial points setback
to Lee Haskins in 2008.
Andrew Wake | 22.04.13 10:24
George Groves will take on Uruguay's Noe Gonzalez Alcoba on the
undercard of Carl Froch's rematch with Mikkel Kessler.
Alcoba is far from a household name but has mixed with the
likes of Felix Sturm and Adonis Stevenson.
Groves hopes a victory over the South American will push
him closer to a world title shot.
"He's been in with good company and he's got a big KO
record so it will be an explosive fight," said Groves.
"He's a bit of a banger so I'll have to be on my toes. But...
Andrew Wake | 22.04.13 09:53
Carl Froch believes he is in the shape of his life as the
countdown to his rematch with Mikkel Kessler at the O2 in London
draws ever closer.
There's less than five weeks until Froch gets the chance
to exact revenge on the Dane and tucked behind closed doors in
Nottingham, Froch was in a bullish mood following a gruelling 15
round training session with trainer Robert McCracken
"I am exactly where I want to be with May 25 beginning to
come into view," said
Froch. "I am g...
Andrew Wake | 22.04.13 05:42
MATTY ASKIN believes he is on collision course with British
cruiserweight champion Jon-Lewis Dickinson after he won the English
title by beating China Clarke on Saturday night.
The Blackpool ace took a while to get warmed up in front of his
home support at the Winter Gardens before finding his range,
dropping Clarke in the seventh and collecting a wide unanimous
It was a victory that puts Askin's career back on track. Last
year he lost over ten rounds to Dickinson and ...
Andrew Wake | 21.04.13 07:25
AUSTRALIAN light-heavyweight Damien Hooper made a seamless
progression into the pro ranks in Brisbane on Saturday.
The Hatton Promotions prospect, a 2012 London Olympian and
2010 Youth Olympics gold medallist, dominated the experienced Garth
Murray from the start, landing sharp jabs followed up by crisp
The fusillade continued into the fifth round, and with
Murray visibly wilting, referee Steve Marshall stepped in to stop
"Damien looked absolutely sens...
Andrew Wake | 21.04.13 04:21
The country's best boxers met in the finals of the ABA
Championships this weekend.
Here are the results.
48kg Waleed Din (Sheffield Lane
Top) beat Luqmaan Patel
51kg Jack Bateson
(Burmantofts) beat Joel Spragg (Brighton
City) Unan 5:0
54kg Marc Leach (Ardwick Lads) lost to Lucien Reid (West
57kg Jack Daniel (Kellys) lost to
(South Oxhey) Unan 5:0
60kg Ryan Fillingham (...