Yafai gets Molina test at Wembley Arena

Andrew Wake | 10.09.14 09:25

Kal Yafai will face Herald Molina for the vacant IBF Inter-Continental Super Flyweight title at the SSE Arena Wembley on Saturday September 20, live on Sky Sports. Yafai landed the Commonwealth title in style in Leeds in May, blasting away Yaqub Kareem inside three rounds, and the unbeaten Birmingham talent says he'll take the first steps on the road to World title glory on the undercard of George Groves' European Super Middleweight and World title eliminator clash with Christoph...

Kal Yafai

Maidana tells Mayweather to stand and fight

Andrew Wake | 10.09.14 09:16

Marcos Maidana has called on pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather to 'fight him like a man'.  The pair clash for the second successive time, live on BoxNation, this Saturday night from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, with the rugged and rough Argentine calling on Mayweather to not run when they lock horns.  Maidana carries a fearsome reputation as one of boxing's biggest hitters, with 31 knockouts in 35 wins, and has dismissed claims that his success in the first fight wa...

Mayweather Mayhem

Etches and Jenkins help secure huge donation for cancer charity

Andrew Wake | 10.09.14 02:26

The hard work of Steel City boxing pair Adam Etches and Scott Jenkins has helped secure a significant donation for their 'Let's KO Cancer' campaign.   Backed by The Sheffield Star newspaper, the scheme aims to raise awareness and funding for the Teenage Cancer Unit at Weston Park Hospital.   To date, the unbeaten prospects have raised over £20,000 through charity boxing events, sponsored marathons and gruelling bike rides, but new support from Doncaster-based company i-P...

Cheque Presentation

Zhakiyanov v Edisherashvili weigh in photos

Andrew Wake | 10.09.14 12:41

Zhanat Zhakiyanov and Gagi EdisherashvilI weigh in ahead of their fight.


Andy Townend v Lee Connolly Full Fight video

Andrew Wake | 10.09.14 12:20

Andy Townend defends his Central Area super-featherweight title against Lee Connolly.

Townend V Connolly

Lucas Browne speaks to FightNews.com

Andrew Wake | 10.09.14 12:13

World heavyweight contender Lucas 'Big Daddy' Browne talks to  Fightnews.


Pre Fight with Denton Vassell and Bob Shannon

Andrew Wake | 10.09.14 12:05

After 15 months out, Denton Vassell is back in this Saturday (13-9-14) against Sam Eggington. Video courtesy of NW Culture.

Denton And Bob

Zhakiyanov: Edisherashvili and Mundraby stand between me and a world title shot

Andrew Wake | 09.09.14 12:48

WHILE no fighter should look past their next fight, the path to glory already appears to be set out for Kazak punching machine Zhanat Zhakiyanov.   The 30-year-old will attempt to win the vacant WBC EPBC bantamweight crown against undefeated Georgian Gagi Edisherashvili in Minsk, Belarus tomorrow night (Wednesday September 10) and victory will set up a defence against former Commonwealth title challenger Fred Mundraby on November 12.   Should Zhakiyanov win that fight, h...

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Harrison returns to action in October

Andrew Wake | 04.09.14 11:21

Former two-time world featherweight champion Scott Harrison has inked a deal with newly formed promotions outfit Phoenix Promotions and will return to action in Glasgow on October 31. The Scotsman has had a catalogue of problems outside of the ring, but has recently had his licence reinstated by the British Boxing Board of Control and is keen to press on with his career. "I am looking forward to starting a new chapter in my career, working with Jay Anderson at Phoenix Promotions...


Carl Frampton: The best is yet to come

Andrew Wake | 04.09.14 11:15

World title challenger Carl Frampton has vowed 'the best is yet to come' ahead of his date with destiny this weekend. The Irish sensation takes on Kiko Martinez for his IBF super-bantamweight world title on Saturday night, in a 16,000 capacity arena in Belfast's Titanic Quarter. The bout, live and exclusive on BoxNation, will see the unbeaten 27-year-old make his first bid for a world title as he faces the tough Spaniard Martinez, an opponent he previously overcame via a ninth r...