Andrew Wake | 01.06.15 11:34
Anthony Yigit (13-0-1, 5 KOs) will face Tony Owen (16-3, 3 KOs)
on June 20 as part of an action-packed Nordic Fight Night event at
the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen.
The Swedish southpaw returns to the ring following a one-sided
points victory over EBU-EU Light Welterweight Champion Timo
Schwarzkopf, and is eager to prove his pedigree once again as he
prepares to go toe-to-toe with the tough Englishman Owen.
"I think our styles will make for a great fight," s...
Andrew Wake | 01.06.15 11:27
Prospect Boxing owner Paul Graham has made his blueprint for
running successful boxing promotions company which ensures he keeps
his boxers and himself busy throughout the season.
Reflecting on his time a professional promoter, Graham shares
some of the lessons he has learned.
"Not every lad that turns over from the amateurs
will be British, European or World title contenders but
with dedication and hard work and the right matchmaking, most can
fight for at ...
Andrew Wake | 31.05.15 05:37
Kell Brook recorded a six
round stoppage of Frankie Gavin in the second defence of his IBF
World Welterweight title at The O2, live on Sky Sports Box
Brook looked every inch a
world ruler as he bossed his Birmingham foe from the off, and while
the former World Amateur king gamely stuck with the Sheffield star,
but in the sixth round the champion quickly ended matters with a
brutal and sustained attack on the ropes.
Gavin actually landed a crisp
shot of his own but Broo...
Andrew Wake | 31.05.15 05:17
The line to fight Anthony Joshua
seems to be very short after the 2012 Olympic gold medalist blasted
away the normally durable Kevin Johnson inside two rounds on
It was the 24-year-old's
13th knockout victory from 13 professional fights and it
certainly sent out a message to the rest of the heavyweight
But it also raises the question,
Johnson had been the distance
with the likes of Vitali Klitschko, Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora,
Andrew Wake | 30.05.15 02:39
Amir Khan remained on course for a potential Autumn clash with
Floyd Mayweather with a points victory over Chris Algieri, but he
didn't have things all his own way.
The Bolton star prevailed thanks to judges scores of 117-111,
117-111 and 115-113 and now has a record of 31-3 (19 KOs).
However, Algieri put in a very spirited display and troubled
Khan with looping right hands on more than occasion.
In the end, it was Khan's faster hands and better footwork that
determined the ou...
Andrew Wake | 28.05.15 08:57
Kell Brook defends his IBF
World Welterweight title against Frankie Gavin on Saturday night at
The O2 in London - and the champion has no intention of
relinquishing his status in boxing's money-division.
Brook demolished his
mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan in devastating fashion in March in
his hometown of Sheffield in a long-awaited return to the
The Special One had to wait
over seven months for that first defence of the belt he ripped from
Shawn Porter in August after a...
Andrew Wake | 28.05.15 08:37
Danish cruiserweight Micki Nielsen has signed a long-term
contract extension with Team Sauerland.
The 21 year-old has put pen to paper following an impressive
"It is something special to be part of the biggest and most
successful boxing team in Europe," said Micki Nielsen.
"I am determined to become a world champion one day and Team
Sauerland is the place to be in order to reach my goals."
Nielsen was recently named 'Fighter of the Year' by the Danish
Andrew Wake | 27.05.15 10:14
Ricky Hatton on the tenth anniversary of his epic battle
with Kostya Tszyu, his upcoming party in Manchester and his
appreciation of the fans.
Andrew Wake | 27.05.15 09:49
Bolton star Amir Khan believes his fast hands and stellar
reflexes give him a huge advantage against American Chris Algieri
on Friday night.
Khan faces the 31-year-old New Yorker at the Barclay Center in
Brooklyn on the latest instalment of Al Haymon's Premier Boxing
And he expects to put in a performance which exceeds the one
pitched by former stablemate Manny Pacquiao when be outpointed
Algieri last November.
"Algieri is a fighter that has a lot of skills and ass...
Andrew Wake | 27.05.15 08:46
Scotty Cardle and Craig
Evans proved that the British strap as they had a heated exchange
at today's press conference ahead of their Lightweight title battle
at The O2 on Saturday night.
Cardle and Evans were calm as
they posed for pictures at the press conference but as Cardle
appeared to snub Evans' offer of a handshake, Evans flicked out at
the Lytham St. Annes man who reacted angrily to the gesture.
The unbeaten pair are desperate to
get their hands on the title and it's su...