Upton brothers are just the ticket

Andrew Wake | 08.10.14 01:44

THE UPTON CLAN's Green and White Army will be out in full force at York Hall, Bethnal Green this Saturday night (October 11).   The fighting trio, who are trained by Ricky Hatton, rapidly sold their allocation of tickets for the Goodwin Promotions show and expect to be to receive a vociferous reaction at British boxing's best loved venue.   Light-middleweight Pauly and welterweight Sonny are set to box as yet to be confirmed opponents over four rounds while youngest...

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Australian amateur star spars Rabchenko in Manchester

Andrew Wake | 06.10.14 11:07

SATALI TEVI-FUIMAONO is sure that the looming WBC Silver light middleweight title fight between Australia's Anthony Mundine and Belarusian Sergey Rabchenko will be a classic because he's shared the ring with both of them. The 16-year-old World Youth champion from Umina Beach, New South Wales has been on a tour of the UK's finest gyms along with youngsters from the NSW PCYC Boxing Academy. The NSW Academy's Ambassador is boxing legend Nigel Benn who has actively been assisting th...


Rabchenko has a message for Mundine

Andrew Wake | 06.10.14 11:02

Sergey Rabchenko talks about his November 12 clash with Anthony Mundine in Melbourne, Australia.


Pauly Upton on the pads with Ricky Hatton

Andrew Wake | 06.10.14 10:57

Ricky Hatton puts light-middleweight Pauly Upton through his paces.

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Tete out of Butler clash

Andrew Wake | 02.10.14 11:24

IBF World Super-Flyweight Champion Zolani Tete has suffered a broken hand and has withdrawn from his title defence against challenger Paul Butler on Saturday 25th October at the Liverpool Echo Arena, but the Ellesmere Port star will still feature on the boxing show. The South African has broken the 2nd metacarpal in his left hand and a letter from his doctor Peter Chadderton (click here) confirms that he will not be able to fight. The fight is contracted to take place between Te...

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Warrington confident of Euro success

Andrew Wake | 02.10.14 11:19

Josh Warrington insists he is ready for the biggest fight of his career to date when he faces Davide Diele for the vacant European Featherweight title at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on Saturday (October 4) live on Sky Sports in association with Grosvenor Casinos. The Leeds star has personally shifted close to 2,000 tickets for Saturday's show, and the 23 year old tastes international opposition for the first time in the shape of the Italian - and he is tasking the hometown fai...

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Olympians back in title action next month

Andrew Wake | 02.10.14 01:09

HATTON PROMOTIONS' Olympic sensations Cameron Hammond and Damien Hooper will look to continue their climb to the top when they return to action next month.   The highly-rated Aussies appear on an action-packed card at the Sleeman Sports Complex in Chandler, Queensland on November 8 and are hoping for extend their unbeaten records. Light-heavyweight Hooper will attempt to more to 10-0 as he defends his WBC EPBC title against dangerous Sydney-based Ghanaian Joseph Kwadj...


Dan Goossen sadly loses battle with cancer

Andrew Wake | 29.09.14 08:52

Boxing promoter Dan Goossen has sadly passed away from complications relating to live cancer. In a career spanning three decades, Goossen established himself as one of the sport's most respected movers and shakers, representing the likes of James Toney, Floyd Mayweather Jnr and, more recently, Andre Ward. Goossen originally started promoting fighters trained by his brother Joe in the mid-1980s under the banner Ten Goose Boxing and quickly had success with Michael Nunn becoming h...


Smith confident of beating Arthur

Andrew Wake | 26.09.14 12:11

Liverpool's Paul Smith says he has the perfect plan to dethrone WBO super-middleweight champion Arthur Abraham on Saturday night. 'Smigga' goes into the lion's den of Kiel, Germany to challenge the two-weight titlist and admits it's likely to be last chance of glory at world level. The Scouser has had some criticism in the build-up due to him suffering losses to George Groves and James DeGale, but he's supremely confidence of success this weekend. "This is my first and last c...


Askin looking to make his mark against McKenzie

Andrew Wake | 26.09.14 12:01

Blackpool cruiserweight star Matty Askin has promised to end Ovill McKenzie's KO run when they clash at the Liverpool Echo Arena on Saturday 25th October. Askin, the current English champion, challenges dynamite-punching McKenzie for his British and Commonwealth titles on the title-stacked show, headlined by Paul Butler's record breaking challenge for the IBF world super-flyweight title against Zolani Tete. The 25-year-old steps up to his biggest challenge yet against McKenzie...

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