Yigit predicts KO in slugfest with British talent Owen

Andrew Wake | 01.06.15 11:34

Anthony Yigit (13-0-1, 5 KOs) will face Tony Owen (16-3, 3 KOs) on June 20 as part of an action-packed Nordic Fight Night event at the Ballerup Super Arena in Copenhagen.   The Swedish southpaw returns to the ring following a one-sided points victory over EBU-EU Light Welterweight Champion Timo Schwarzkopf, and is eager to prove his pedigree once again as he prepares to go toe-to-toe with the tough Englishman Owen.   "I think our styles will make for a great fight," s...

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Prospect Boxing look forward to 20th show

Andrew Wake | 01.06.15 11:27

Prospect Boxing owner Paul Graham has made his blueprint for running successful boxing promotions company which ensures he keeps his boxers and himself busy throughout the season. Reflecting on his time a professional promoter, Graham shares some of the lessons he has learned. "Not every lad that turns over from the amateurs will be British, European  or World title contenders but with dedication and hard work and the right matchmaking, most can fight for at ...

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Brook finishes Gavin in six

Andrew Wake | 31.05.15 05:37

Kell Brook recorded a six round stoppage of Frankie Gavin in the second defence of his IBF World Welterweight title at The O2, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Brook looked every inch a world ruler as he bossed his Birmingham foe from the off, and while the former World Amateur king gamely stuck with the Sheffield star, but in the sixth round the champion quickly ended matters with a brutal and sustained attack on the ropes. Gavin actually landed a crisp shot of his own but Broo...

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Who next for Joshua?

Andrew Wake | 31.05.15 05:17

The line to fight Anthony Joshua seems to be very short after the 2012 Olympic gold medalist blasted away the normally durable Kevin Johnson inside two rounds on Saturday night. It was the 24-year-old's 13th knockout victory from 13 professional fights and it certainly sent out a message to the rest of the heavyweight division. But it also raises the question, who next? Johnson had been the distance with the likes of Vitali Klitschko, Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora, but was...

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Khan looks towards Mayweather after seeing off Algieri

Andrew Wake | 30.05.15 02:39

Amir Khan remained on course for a potential Autumn clash with Floyd Mayweather with a points victory over Chris Algieri, but he didn't have things all his own way. The Bolton star prevailed thanks to judges scores of 117-111, 117-111 and 115-113 and now has a record of 31-3 (19 KOs). However, Algieri put in a very spirited display and troubled Khan with looping right hands on more than occasion. In the end, it was Khan's faster hands and better footwork that determined the ou...

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Kell Brook: When I land on his chin it is good night

Andrew Wake | 28.05.15 08:57

Kell Brook defends his IBF World Welterweight title against Frankie Gavin on Saturday night at The O2 in London - and the champion has no intention of relinquishing his status in boxing's money-division. Brook demolished his mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan in devastating fashion in March in his hometown of Sheffield in a long-awaited return to the ring. The Special One had to wait over seven months for that first defence of the belt he ripped from Shawn Porter in August after a...

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Nielsen inks long term deal with Sauerland

Andrew Wake | 28.05.15 08:37

Danish cruiserweight Micki Nielsen has signed a long-term contract extension with Team Sauerland. The 21 year-old has put pen to paper following an impressive 2014.. "It is something special to be part of the biggest and most successful boxing team in Europe," said Micki Nielsen. "I am determined to become a world champion one day and Team Sauerland is the place to be in order to reach my goals." Nielsen was recently named 'Fighter of the Year' by the Danish Professional Bo...

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Ricky Hatton looks back on a decade since he beat Kostya Tszyu

Andrew Wake | 27.05.15 10:14

Ricky Hatton on the tenth anniversary of his epic battle with Kostya Tszyu, his upcoming party in Manchester and his appreciation of the fans.

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Amir Khan: I have too much for Algieri

Andrew Wake | 27.05.15 09:49

Bolton star Amir Khan believes his fast hands and stellar reflexes give him a huge advantage against American Chris Algieri on Friday night. Khan faces the 31-year-old New Yorker at the Barclay Center in Brooklyn on the latest instalment of Al Haymon's Premier Boxing Champions. And he expects to put in a performance which exceeds the one pitched by former stablemate Manny Pacquiao when be outpointed Algieri last November. "Algieri is a fighter that has a lot of skills and ass...

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Cardle and Evans tussle at press conference

Andrew Wake | 27.05.15 08:46

Scotty Cardle and Craig Evans proved that the British strap as they had a heated exchange at today's press conference ahead of their Lightweight title battle at The O2 on Saturday night. Cardle and Evans were calm as they posed for pictures at the press conference but as Cardle appeared to snub Evans' offer of a handshake, Evans flicked out at the Lytham St. Annes man who reacted angrily to the gesture. The unbeaten pair are desperate to get their hands on the title and it's su...

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