Mayweather forced to cancel UK tour?

Andrew Wake | 02.06.14 09:36

According to the Daily Mail, Floyd Mayweather has been forced to cancel his eagerly anticipated UK speaking tour. The pound-for-pound great was due to touch down on these shores later this month in order to appear at seven sportsman's dinners. However, an unspecified visa issue now means that he will not be able to enter the country. Neither Mayweather nor the tour's promoters have commented on matter at this stage. Recently, Amir Khan stated that he would like to face Mayw...

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Froch in no rush to make a decision on his future

Andrew Wake | 02.06.14 09:18

Carl Froch says his fantastic KO win over George Groves at Wembley Stadium has still not sunk in - and The Cobra is urging British boxing to capitalise on its greatest night. Froch secured back to back wins over Groves and retained his WBA and IBF World Super Middleweight titles again with a stunning eighth round knockout, in front of 80,000 fans at the national stadium live on Sky Sports Box Office. The Nottingham star penned his finally fight diary entry in the Evening St...


Perales out of Haskins clash

Andrew Wake | 02.06.14 08:41

Texan bantamweight Sergio Perales has withdrawn from his IBF title eliminator with Lee Haskins. The twice beaten 26-year-old was due to meet the Bristolian on the undercard of Stuart Hall's defence to Paul Butlin at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on Saturday night (June 7). "It's disappointing," explained promoter Dennis Hobson. "It's a fight we were all looking forward to, and it would have been an excellent contest.  "Unfortunately though, Perales' team have in...

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Froch v Groves II Live weigh in

Andrew Wake | 30.05.14 01:36

LIVE! Froch vs Groves 2 - The Weigh-In LIVE from Wembley Arena.

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Coldwell raves about Davies Jnr

Andrew Wake | 30.05.14 01:32

Saturday night was another perfect moment for Liverpool's Robbie Davies Jr. The unbeaten prospect who plods the same Kirkby roads as former world rulers, John Conteh and Paul Hodkinson, made it six wins from as many contests with a resounding first round stoppage win over South Shields' George Watson. Davies' first year as a professional has been a flawless one and with both Coldwell Boxing and Matchroom possessing an interest in the popular Liverpudlian, the next twelve months could...

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Froch v Groves final press conference

Andrew Wake | 30.05.14 01:27

Final presser for the Groves v Froch rematch at Wembley Stadium.


Knockdowns and knockouts

Andrew Wake | 30.05.14 01:21

A collection of knockdowns and knockouts from the past two years.


Burnett gets tough test in London

Andrew Wake | 29.05.14 12:07

TOP bantamweight prospect Ryan Burnett will have his toughest test to date when he appears on TKO Events' stacked card at the Troxy in London's East End on June 14. The Ricky Hatton-trained Irishman will face Ukrainian veteran Gennadiy Delisandru and he's keen to put on another stunning performance. Delisandru's record is modest on paper, but the 38-year-old has mixed with some of Europe's best and has previously gone the distance with former world featherweight challenger Spend...


Nonito Donaire predicts his finest hour

Andrew Wake | 28.05.14 10:07

Nonito Donaire believes changes in his training regime will see him back to his best against WBA featherweight champion Simpiwe Vetyeka this weekend. South Africa's Vetyeka is in a rich vein of form and some are picking to inflict a third career  defeat on Donaire, but the Flipino Flash insists he'll be different animal to the one that lost to Guillermo Rigondeaux last year. "It's been a long time since I entered a fight as an underdog, but that has inspired me more," said ...


Mares returns on Alvarez v Lara card

Andrew Wake | 28.05.14 09:49

Former there weight world champion Abner Mares will face Jonathan Oquendo as the chief supporting contest to the Canelo Alvarez v Erislandy Lara match-up in Las Vegas on July 12. Golden Boy Promotions have confirmed that the Mexican will return in a ten round bout at featherweight. It will be his first outing since he was surprisingly knocked out in one round by countryman Jhonny Gonzalez last August. Also on the bill, Johan Perez will defend his interim WBA light-welterweight c...