BROWNE TO BE TRAINED BY BENN AND WILLIAMS

Andrew Wake | 12.09.15 03:48

FORMER two-time world champion Nigel Benn and experienced Aussie Rodney Williams have been selected as the men to guide Lucas "Big Daddy" Browne to world title glory.   Browne, who is the mandatory challenger to WBA champion Ruslan Chagaev, had been working with the legendary Jeff Fenech, but now feels his style is better suited to Benn and Williams's methods.   Williams has trained some of Australia's best upcoming talents in recent years while Benn really needs no ...

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EVANS THRILLED TO JOIN HATTON STABLE

Andrew Wake | 10.09.15 10:44

WEDNESBURY light-welterweight Sam Evans says he's still pinching himself after being offered a professional contract with four-time world champion Ricky Hatton.   The 19-year-old was a fan of the Hitman growing up and impressed him enough during a two day trial to earn a promotional deal.   Evans, who is managed by Errol Johnson, has moved into a house in Hyde, Greater Manchester and will also be trained by Hatton and his assistant Mike Jackson.   "When I got...

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MATTY MAINWARING DOING PADS WITH RICKY HATTON

Andrew Wake | 09.09.15 10:29

Former professional football turned boxer Matty Mainwaring gets put through his paces by Ricky Hatton. Filmed on a Go Pro mounted to Ricky's head.

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CARL FROCH: DEGALE AND GROVES ARE POOR FIGHTERS

Andrew Wake | 09.09.15 10:24

Carl Froch certainly isn't getting excited about a possible world title unification between George Groves and bitter rival James DeGale. Groves challenges for the WBC super-middleweight crown against Badou Jjack on the undercard of Mayweather v Berto this Saturday and will want a second tussle with DeGale if he wins. DeGale already holds the IBF title after defeating Andre Dirrell earlier this year and has been itching for a rematch since losing to the flame-haired Hammersmith m...

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MAYWEATHER RETIRING TO PRESERVE HIS HEALTH

Andrew Wake | 08.09.15 10:40

Superstar Floyd Mayweather is adamant that his fight with Andre Berto this weekend will be his last.  The pound-for-pound king is set to hang up the gloves after his 49th fight, live and exclusive on BoxNation, admitting that he wants to get out of the sport while he has all his faculties intact.  "Number 49 is my last fight," said Mayweather. "No one is in my shoes. My health is more important. If you stick around anything too long, anything can happen. I'm not really...

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JENKINS AND NURSE MEET AGAIN

Andrew Wake | 08.09.15 10:34

Chris Jenkins and Tyrone Nurse will meet in a rematch for the British Light Welterweight title at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on November 7, live on Sky Sports. Jenkins and Nurse shared a thrilling majority draw in their first meeting for the coveted belt in Manchester in July on the undercard of the World title double-header featuring Scott Quigg and Anthony Crolla, and will lock horns on another huge show in the north west as Callum Smith and Rocky Fielding meet in an all-Liverp...

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RELIKH DEFENDS TITLE IN MONACO

Andrew Wake | 08.09.15 10:25

Unbeaten Belarusian puncher Kiryl Relikh will defend his WBA Intercontinental light-welterweight crown against Argentina's Christian Ariel Lopez in Monaco on October 2. Trained by Ricky Hatton, Relikh has quickly earned himself a reputation as a puncher with 17 KOs in 19 fights and is on the fast track to a world title opportunity. He is currently rated number ten by the WBA and a victory next month could see him jump into the top five. Lopez, however, will be keen to knock Re...

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INCREDIBLE HOLT CANNOT WAIT TO WORK WITH JOHNSON

Andrew Wake | 08.09.15 09:09

New signing Paul 'The Incredible' Holt is looking forward to working with manager Errol Johnson. The 24 year-old featherweight joined Johnson's growing stable just last week and immediately headlines Black Country Boxing's  'The Avengers' show at the Town Hall on Saturday, 3rd October. Holt revealed he almost signed for the Wednesbury-based manager when he first turned over in 2013 and is looking to make up for lost time under Johnson's guidance. "I first met Errol when ...

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PETERSON RETURNS AGAINST UNBEATEN DIAZ

Andrew Wake | 03.09.15 09:44

Former IBF and WBA light-welterweight champion Lamont Peterson will take on unbeaten southpaw Felix Diaz on October 17. The Washington-native, who was discovered by trainer Barry Hunter while living on the streets, has been out of action since his majority decision loss to Danny Garcia in April and is keen to get his career back on track. The fight will take place at the George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia and will feature a ten round dust-up between Andre Dirrell and B...

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BROOK TO FACE CHAVES ON OCTOBER 24 IN SHEFFIELD

Andrew Wake | 02.09.15 09:43

Kell Brook will defend his IBF World Welterweight title against Diego Chaves at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield on October 24. Brook makes the third defence of his crown at his hometown fortress after 'The Special One' forced mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan to retire after four rounds of his first defence there in March and then faced Frankie Gavin in his second defence in London in May, ending the Birmingham man's challenge in the sixth round at The O2. Brook will be hunting ...

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