Andrew Wake | 19.06.14 11:48
Willie Limond fears his career
will be over if he fails to beat footballer turned fighter Curtis
Woodhouse in Glasgow next Friday.
The pair clash for the British
and Commonwealth crowns and at 35, Limond accepts that this could
be his last chance at glory.
Woodhouse has been riding the
crest of a wave since he annexed the Lonsdale belt with a surprise
points win over Darren Hamilton in February, but has still
struggled to shake of his image as something of a novelty act.
Andrew Wake | 19.06.14 11:20
2012 OLYMPIAN Damien Hooper is hoping to impress a whole
new audience when he faces Josh Webb at Metro City in Perth on
The Aboriginal puncher, 22, has boxed almost exclusively on
the eastern coast of Australia since turning professional 14 months
ago, but now he gets the chance to win over news fans in the west
against a dangerous opponent.
Webb has only been defeated twice in nine outings and has two
titles to his name, but fast-handed Hooper believes...
Andrew Wake | 17.06.14 09:20
Adam Etches faces a tough Mexican for the WBC Youth title.
Andrew Wake | 17.06.14 09:14
After defeating Ruslan Provodnikov at the weekend, newly crowned
WBO light-welterweight champion Chris Algieri is aiming to take the
scalp of another Freddie Roach-trained fighter.
The New Yorker won via a 12 round split decision at the Barclays
Center in Brooklyn on Saturday night and now feels ready for a
showdown with Filipino star Manny Pacquiao.
"Bob Arum had mentioned he'd like to promote a fight between
Manny Pacquiao and myself. I'm ready to go straight into that fight
Andrew Wake | 17.06.14 08:59
Polish heavyweight Mariusz Wach believes Dereck Chisora could
knock Tyson Fury out in Manchester next month.
The former world title challenger has been in London to spar
Chisora and feels the Finchley man has to power to end things
inside the distance at the Phones 4 U Arena on July 26.
"Chisora is a very, very, strong fighter, he certainly surprised
me with his strength. Even at this stage, with six weeks still left
until the fight, he is physically prepared and as strong as bul...
Andrew Wake | 16.06.14 09:39
Wadi Camacho says bitter
Cruiserweight rival Stephen Simmons has 'lost his marbles' as he
prepares to take the Scotsman's WBC International Silver belt back
to London when they meet at the Braehead Arena in Glasgow on Friday
June 27, live on Sky Sports.
The Cruiserweight duo have been at
loggerheads on social media sites and they clashed at a press
conference in January before their first scheduled meeting in March
that Simmons was forced to pull out of through injury.
Andrew Wake | 15.06.14 12:16
In one of the upsets of the year, Chris Algieri ripped the WBO
light-welterweight crown from Russian powerhouse Ruslan Provodnikov
on Saturday night (June 14).
The American was dropped twice in the first round and had to
absorb numerous swarming attacks before being handed a split
One judge saw Provodnikov winning by 117 points to 111, but he
was overruled by two scores of 114-112.
Many observers saw the fight in Provodnikov's favour as he was
the aggressor ...
Andrew Wake | 15.06.14 11:52
Blackpool's Brian Rose was brave but outgunned in his WBO title
challenge against American southpaw Demetrius Andrade in Brooklyn,
New York last night.
The light-middleweight travelled to the States brimming with
confidence following an unbeaten run spanning more than four
But he was swiftly given rude awakening at world level as
Andrade dropped him with a left hand in the opening round.
Bravely, the Englishman attempted to fight his way back into
things, but he was on...
Andrew Wake | 12.06.14 10:08
Curtis Woodhouse says he's ready
for a hostile reception in Glasgow - but the home fans can do
nothing to stop him adding the Commonwealth light-welterweight
title to his British crown when he challenges Willie Limond on
Friday June 27.
Woodhouse puts his British title
on the line in his first defence since his emotional victory over
Darren Hamilton in February in Hull, ripping the title from the
champion with a gutsy split decision in Hull.
The former football star looked
Andrew Wake | 12.06.14 09:57
Hull prospect Tom Knight has signed a promotional contract with
The 21-year-old light-middleweight was in high demand with a
number of promotional groups chasing the talented youngster, but
the 4-0 starlet has placed his immediate future in the hands of
The thriving promoter is in a buoyant mood following his latest
capture and he's convinced that Knight can benefit from Hull's
recent boxing boom.
"I'm really over the moon with this signing bec...