Etches gets Brazilian test

Andrew Wake | 23.08.14 02:13

ADAM ETCHES will get the opportunity to bolster his world ranking and add another title to his collection when he faces Brazil's tough Samir Santos Barbosa at the Ponds Forge Arena in Sheffield on September 20 on the Hennessy Sports promoted event. The night of championship boxing will be headlined by Kid Galahad, who will be defending his Commonwealth Super Bantamweight title. The event sponsored by MaxiNutrition will be shown live on Channel 5. 'The Bomber' is currently ra...


Andy Townend preparing for Connolly clash

Andrew Wake | 22.08.14 12:41

Barnsley's Andy Townend prepares for his Central Area title defence against Sheffield's Lee Connolly.


Luke Crowcroft on his career and Manchester United connection

Andrew Wake | 22.08.14 12:38

Luke Crowcroft talks about his career so far and his connection to Manchester United.

Luke Crowcroft

Stalker faces Jenkins in October

Andrew Wake | 22.08.14 12:35

London Olympian Tom Stalker will face Wales' Chris Jenkins in an eliminator for the British light-welterweight crown on October 25. The bout will take place at the Echo Arena in Stalker's home city of Liverpool, with the victor going on to meet the winner of the upcoming clash between domestic champion Willie Limond and Tyrone Nurse. "It's always been a dream of mine to fight for the British title and I know by beating Jenkins it's going to put me in line to realise that dream,...


Kayode and Ortiz clash in build up to Mayweather v Maidana 2

Andrew Wake | 22.08.14 12:14

Nigerian puncher Lateef Kayode will face fellow unbeaten heavyweight Luis Ortiz at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on September 11. The bout is being staged two days before the massive rematch between Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Marcos Maidana. And promoters Golden Boy and Mayweather Promotions say it will give visitors to Sin City some extra action to enjoy while they count down to main show at the MGM Grand. On the line will be the vacant interim WBA crow...

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Zhanat Zhakiyanov gets put through it by Mike Jackson

Andrew Wake | 20.08.14 11:22

European bantamweight champion works on his core with Ricky Hatton's assistant trainer Mike Jackson.


Micky Davies returns

Andrew Wake | 20.08.14 11:18

Micky Davies speaks about balancing boxing with full-time job, his return from a brief retirement and his next fight.

Micky Davies

Adam Jones ready for Noble test

Andrew Wake | 20.08.14 12:21

Adam Jones talks about his fight with Lee Noble, boxing away from home and nights that didn't go his way.

Adam Jones

Scouser v Manc for English title

Andrew Wake | 20.08.14 12:10

In what should be a red-hot encounter, unbeaten northwest prospects Ryan Doyle and John Quigley will battle for the vacant English featherweight title on September 27, with Manchester's Doyle delighted to be fighting in his Scouse rival's backyard. On a VIP Promotions show at Liverpool's Olympia, the pair will go head to head in a highly-anticipated encounter with 'Ruthless' Ryan insisting he will live up to his moniker and derail Quigley's career in front of the home fans. "I'v...

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Skeete and Buglioni top York Hall bill

Andrew Wake | 19.08.14 11:55

Penge Welterweight Bradley Skeete and Enfield Super Middleweight Frank Buglioni will headline Queensberry Promotions' season opener at York Hall on Saturday 20th September live on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/HD 490 and Virgin Ch. 546). Skeete, hot on the trail of a British title shot, will defend his WBA Intercontinental Welterweight Championship on the bill after impressing with a 3rd round knockout win in his last outing against Steven Pearce. Whilst big punching Enfield Super Midd...