Andrew Wake | 12.09.15 03:48
FORMER two-time world champion Nigel Benn and experienced
Aussie Rodney Williams have been selected as the men to guide Lucas
"Big Daddy" Browne to world title glory.
Browne, who is the mandatory challenger to WBA champion
Ruslan Chagaev, had been working with the legendary Jeff Fenech,
but now feels his style is better suited to Benn and Williams's
Williams has trained some of Australia's best upcoming
talents in recent years while Benn really needs no ...
Andrew Wake | 10.09.15 10:44
WEDNESBURY light-welterweight Sam Evans says he's still pinching
himself after being offered a professional contract with four-time
world champion Ricky Hatton.
The 19-year-old was a fan of the Hitman growing up and impressed
him enough during a two day trial to earn a promotional deal.
Evans, who is managed by Errol Johnson, has moved into a house in
Hyde, Greater Manchester and will also be trained by Hatton and his
assistant Mike Jackson.
"When I got...
Andrew Wake | 09.09.15 10:29
Former professional football turned boxer Matty Mainwaring gets
put through his paces by Ricky Hatton.
Filmed on a Go Pro mounted to Ricky's head.
Andrew Wake | 09.09.15 10:24
Carl Froch certainly isn't getting excited about a possible
world title unification between George Groves and bitter rival
Groves challenges for the WBC super-middleweight crown against
Badou Jjack on the undercard of Mayweather v Berto this Saturday
and will want a second tussle with DeGale if he wins.
DeGale already holds the IBF title after defeating Andre Dirrell
earlier this year and has been itching for a rematch since losing
to the flame-haired Hammersmith m...
Andrew Wake | 08.09.15 10:40
Superstar Floyd Mayweather is adamant that his fight with Andre
Berto this weekend will be his last.
The pound-for-pound king is set to hang up the gloves after his
49th fight, live and exclusive on BoxNation, admitting that he
wants to get out of the sport while he has all his faculties
"Number 49 is my last fight," said Mayweather. "No one is in my
shoes. My health is more important. If you stick around anything
too long, anything can happen. I'm not really...
Andrew Wake | 08.09.15 10:34
Chris Jenkins and Tyrone Nurse will meet in a rematch for the
British Light Welterweight title at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on
November 7, live on Sky Sports.
Jenkins and Nurse shared a thrilling majority draw in their
first meeting for the coveted belt in Manchester in July on the
undercard of the World title double-header featuring Scott Quigg
and Anthony Crolla, and will lock horns on another huge show in the
north west as Callum Smith and Rocky Fielding meet in an
Andrew Wake | 08.09.15 10:25
Unbeaten Belarusian puncher Kiryl Relikh will defend his WBA
Intercontinental light-welterweight crown against Argentina's
Christian Ariel Lopez in Monaco on October 2.
Trained by Ricky Hatton, Relikh has quickly earned himself a
reputation as a puncher with 17 KOs in 19 fights and is on the fast
track to a world title opportunity.
He is currently rated number ten by the WBA and a victory next
month could see him jump into the top five.
Lopez, however, will be keen to knock Re...
Andrew Wake | 08.09.15 09:09
New signing Paul 'The Incredible' Holt is looking forward to
working with manager Errol Johnson.
The 24 year-old featherweight joined Johnson's growing stable
just last week and immediately headlines Black Country Boxing's
'The Avengers' show at the Town Hall on Saturday,
Holt revealed he almost signed for the Wednesbury-based manager
when he first turned over in 2013 and is looking to make up for
lost time under Johnson's guidance.
"I first met Errol when ...
Andrew Wake | 03.09.15 09:44
Former IBF and WBA light-welterweight champion Lamont Peterson
will take on unbeaten southpaw Felix Diaz on October 17.
The Washington-native, who was discovered by trainer Barry
Hunter while living on the streets, has been out of action since
his majority decision loss to Danny Garcia in April and is keen to
get his career back on track.
The fight will take place at the George Mason University in
Fairfax, Virginia and will feature a ten round dust-up between
Andre Dirrell and B...
Andrew Wake | 02.09.15 09:43
Kell Brook will defend his IBF
World Welterweight title against Diego Chaves at the Motorpoint
Arena in Sheffield on October 24.
Brook makes the third defence of
his crown at his hometown fortress after 'The Special One' forced
mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan to retire after four rounds of his
first defence there in March and then faced Frankie Gavin in his
second defence in London in May, ending the Birmingham man's
challenge in the sixth round at The O2.
Brook will be hunting ...