McDonnell faces Malinga in Hull

Andrew Wake | 11.09.14 09:47

Gavin McDonnell will face Vusi Malinga for the vacant WBA International super-bantamweight title at the Ice Arena in Hull on October 25. Unbeaten McDonnell vacated his British title in the quest to move onto the world stage and he dives straight into the deep-end in that pursuit against the South African, who returns to England with a score to settle having lost to Stuart Hall in his last outing in Leeds in December for the IBF bantamweight title. Malinga had previously challe...

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Zhakiyanov blasts unbeaten opponent in one

Andrew Wake | 11.09.14 01:25

KAZAKH wrecking machine Zhanat Zhakiyanov continued his march towards a world title shot with a blistering one round blow out of Georgia's previously unbeaten Gagi Edisherashvili in Minsk on Wednesday night.   Zhakiyanov, fighting under the stewardship of former two weight world champion Ricky Hatton for the fourth time, set about his younger foe from the first bell and soon had him pressed against the ropes.   A series of shots from both fists saw Edisherashvili co...

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Bellew and Gavin Expect Gaynor to Shine

Andrew Wake | 10.09.14 09:27

With only days remaining before the highly anticipated English welterweight title clash between Rotherham's Chad Gaynor and London based Turk, Ahmet Patterson, two of British boxing's leading names have offered their opinion on the fight and both are in unison when determining the winner. Fellow 147lber, Frankie Gavin, is aiming to get back to winning ways in the new season following a nail biting loss to the world rated Italian, Leonard Bundu. A student of the game who has spent...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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Lucas Browne speaks to

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.

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