Introducing Anthony Upton

Andrew Wake | 22.07.14 11:05

Anthony Upton speaks to fightingtalk TV about his career.


Hall title clash set for the UK

Andrew Wake | 22.07.14 11:01

Stuart Hall's clash for the vacant IBF bantamweight title with Randy Cabellero will take place in the UK, promoter Dennis Hobson has stated. Hall lost the crown to Paul Butler earlier this summer, but the Ellesmere Port fighter has relinquished the crown and Hobson has been holding negotiations with Cabellero's handlers Golden Boy. "It's been like a game of poker with Golden Boy, who really wanted the fight to take place in the States.  But I've had a few cards up my sleeve...


Fury to fight on Saturday anyway

Andrew Wake | 22.07.14 06:10

Tyson Fury will be fighting this weekend despite the cancellation of his world title eliminator with Dereck Chisora.  After enduring yet another major setback following the cancellation of the Chisora bout, due to the Londoner fracturing his left hand, Fury is actively in the process of finding a replacement alongside Hennessy Sports and Queensberry Promotions to ensure that he competes on Saturday night's show at the Phones4U Arena in Manchester.  Discussions are als...

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Chisora pulls out of Fury fight

Andrew Wake | 21.07.14 08:49

Dereck Chisora has been forced to withdraw from his showdown against Tyson Fury this Saturday (26th July) at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester after suffering a fractured left hand in his last sparring session leading up to the fight. Chisora's fight against Fury, which was a European heavyweight title defence with the Vacant British title on the line plus an eliminator for the WBO World title, will now be rescheduled and a new date will be announced shortly. The title packed...

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Ricky on Mayweather v Maidana 2 and Anthony Upton

Andrew Wake | 21.07.14 02:28

Ricky speaks to IFL TV about Anthony Upton, Mayweather v Maidana 2 and Pacquiao v Algieri.


Anthony Upton defeats Arek Malek

Andrew Wake | 21.07.14 02:21

Anthony Upton speaks to iFL TV after his victory over Arek Malek.


Lucas Browne: Fenech has given me the edge

Andrew Wake | 21.07.14 01:38

LUCAS "BIG DADDY" BROWNE believes he'll be a different animal when he returns to the ring on August 1. The hard hitting Aussie faces unbeaten Ukrainian Andriy Rudenko with the WBC EPBC and WBA Intercontinental titles on the line in Wolverhampton, England. For some of his past fights, Browne has practically trained himself, but now he's linked up with the legendary Jeff Fenech and he feels the three-time world champion has added new dimensions to his style. "I've improved slow...

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Melson out of Tapia clash

Andrew Wake | 18.07.14 06:20

Captain Boyd Melson has been forced to withdraw from his Saturday, July 26 bout against contender Glen Tapia. Melson, who was in the best shape of his professional career and prepared in an extended training camp, believes he tore his left rotator cuff Tuesday during one of his final sparring sessions. A 2008 Olympic Alternate selection, the West Point grad gave up his spot after suffering the same injury. He'd also had his left rotator cuff operated on twice in the past, includi...


Fury faces rap from BBBofC

Andrew Wake | 18.07.14 06:09

Tyson Fury has been ordered to appear before the British Boxing Board of Control to explain comments he made in a recent press conference to promote his fight with Dereck Chisora. The Board says it has received numerous complaints about Fury's use of foul language during the event in London earlier this week and feels it needs to consider taking action. "The British Boxing Board of Control considered the behavior of Boxer Tyson Fury at the Press Conference for his forthcoming co...

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Upton aims to gauge his progress in London

Andrew Wake | 17.07.14 01:20

UNBEATEN Anthony Upton sees his clash with Arek Malek this weekend as an opportunity to gauge his progress against that of other prospects. The Ricky Hatton-trained 22-year-old faces the experienced Pole on Hellraiser Promotions' show at the Camden Centre in London on Saturday night and says he's planning to make a statement of intent. "He [Malek] has had a lot of fights and he's won 13 so he's no mug, but if I want to get to where I want to get to, I've got to beat him convinc...

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