Michael Jennings: Matty cannot look past this weekend

Andrew Wake | 09.12.13 11:09

MICHAEL JENNINGS has advised Matty Askin to not think about big title fights in 2014 just yet. Having won the British and WBU crowns as well as facing the mighty Miguel Cotto at Madison Square Garden, Jennings knows what it takes to get to the top and is keen to teach Askin about the dangers of looking past his next fight. Askin is the reigning English cruiserweight champion and is set to defend his title against Menay Edwards in the New Year before a likely shot at the coveted ...

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Sturm blasts Barker early

Andrew Wake | 07.12.13 11:01

Darren Barker's reign as a world middleweight champion came to an abrupt end in Stuttgart, Germany tonight as Felix Sturm blasted him out inside two rounds. The Barnet man had dug deep to win the IBF crown against Australia's Daniel Geale in August, climbing off the canvas following a wicked body shot to triumph on points. But no such heroics were seen this evening as Sturm dominated from the opening bell. The German was considered to be on the slide by some, following below ...

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Ricky attends Milan basketball game as guest of Georgio Armani

Andrew Wake | 06.12.13 12:56

RICKY HATTON rubbed shoulders with Milanese fashionistas when he attended a basketball game as the personal guest of legendary designer Georgio Armani last night. The Hitman, along with assistant trainer Mike Jackson and welterweight prospect Sonny Upton, was invited to the Euroleague game between EA7 Emporio Armani Milan and Real Madrid at the 12,000 capacity Mediolanum Forum. Hatton and his team are in Italy for Upton's clash with Bulgaria's experienced Traian Dimitrov at the ...

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Sonny Upton: I am glad my first fight went the way it did

Andrew Wake | 05.12.13 11:04

Sonny Upton talks about his return to action this week.

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Broner bemoans lack of credit for his achievements

Andrew Wake | 05.12.13 10:43

Despite him winning world titles in three weight divisions, Adrien Broner believes he doesn't get enough credit from the boxing fraternity. The brash Cincinnati-native defends his WBA welterweight crown against Marco Maidana in Texas next Saturday (December 14) and feels he'll further extend his perfect 27 fight resume. Broner still holds the WBC lightweight crown and hasn't yet made up his mind on which division he sees his future in. During the summer, he stepped up 12lbs an...

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Khan looking forwards to see old opponents meet

Andrew Wake | 05.12.13 09:41

Boxing star Amir Khan believes the clash between Paulie Malignaggi and Zab Judah will come down to who can handle the pressure best when the Brooklyn natives battle for local bragging rights live on BoxNation. The hometown heroes both descend from the famed borough in New York and will share the ring this Saturday night at the Barclays Center, which lies in the heart of the Brooklyn area. After having fought, and beat, both men, Khan is well placed to assess the fight and believ...

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Browne not surprised by Price vacating titles

Andrew Wake | 05.12.13 11:28

LUCAS BROWNE says he's far from shocked with David Price's decision to vacate the Commonwealth heavyweight title. The hammer-fisted Aussie won the right to contest the crown when he halted Sheffield giant Richard Towers last month. He was hoping to square off with Price in early 2014, but the Liverpudlian's new promoters, Sauerland, yesterday confirmed that he'll be relinquishing the championship along with his British belt. Browne keeps busy against old foe Clarence Tillman o...

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An open letter to Deontay Wilder from Dereck Chisora

Andrew Wake | 04.12.13 10:36

British heavyweight star Dereck Chisora has sent an open letter challenging undefeated American hope Deontay Wilder to a showdown next year. The Finchley puncher, who holds the European, WBO and WBA International titles, ended the year with a third round stoppage of Ondrej Pala at London's Copper Box Arena last Saturday night to make it four wins out of four this year - all by knockout. Chisora has turned his career around with dominant performances over Malik Scott and Edmund ...

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Lopez looks to bounce back against Arnaoutis

Andrew Wake | 04.12.13 10:24

Josesito Lopez admits he needs bounce back with a solid display against Mike Arnaoutis at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California next Friday. 18 months ago, the American was riding following a surprise victory over Victor Ortiz. Since then he's been blasted out by Saul Alvarez and Marcos Maidana and is now looking to put himself back in the title mix. "There's definitely added motivation to come out and look sharp," he said "I know I have world champion talent...

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Lara wants to clout Trout

Andrew Wake | 04.12.13 07:44

Light-middleweight hotshots Erislandy Lara and Austin Trout traded verbal jabs ahead of their crunch Brooklyn world title showdown, live on BoxNation The pair were speaking ahead of this weekend's highly anticipated bill, taking place at the Barclays Center in New York, and headlined by Paulie Malignaggi and Zab Judah, with the Brooklyn natives set to tussle for bragging rights. Nevertheless, the stacked undercard features no fewer than three world title fights, with IBF welte...

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