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
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...
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...
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Texan bantamweight Sergio Perales has withdrawn from his IBF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...
Andrew Wake | 30.05.14 01:36
LIVE! Froch vs Groves 2 - The Weigh-In LIVE from Wembley
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...
Andrew Wake | 30.05.14 01:27
Final presser for the Groves v Froch rematch at Wembley
Andrew Wake | 30.05.14 01:21
A collection of knockdowns and knockouts from the past two
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
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...
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 ...
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