Andrew Wake | 14.01.14 10:52
Big punching middleweight Gennady Golovkin has been rubbing
shoulders with Hollywood's elite.
The unbeaten WBA and IBO champion attended the 2014 Golden Globe
Awards in Beverley Hills on Sunday night (January 12) and met some
of the big screens leading lights, including Michael Douglas, Tom
Hanks and Matt Damon.
Amongst the other boxing stars turning out were Wladimir
Klitschko, Mike Tyson and Hall of Fame MC Michael Buffer.
"It was a tremendous night for Gennady to meet some ...
Andrew Wake | 14.01.14 10:35
American heavyweight hitman Eddie
Chambers has joined Team Fury Promotions and will be trained by
The Philadelphian bruiser turned
professional in 2000 at just 18 and has amassed a record of 40
fights with 36 wins and only four defeats.
At 31 he has been in with some of
the leading names in the heavyweight division including IBF, WBA
and WBO world champion Wladimir Klitschko, as well as going the
distance with Alexander Povetkin and Tomasz Adamek.
He now joins th...
Andrew Wake | 14.01.14 12:49
There is a great chance of a rematch between Carl Froch and
George Groves this year, promoter Eddie Hearn has told Sky
Fans have been calling for another meeting between the pair
since their IBF super-middleweight title ended controversially in
Groves dropped Froch in the opening round and appeared to have
control of much of the action until he was halted on his feet by
referee Howard Foster in the ninth round.
"I think there's a great chance [of a rematch],...
Andrew Wake | 14.01.14 12:39
Romford's Tony Conquest will face Australia's tough Daniel
Ammann for the vacant Commonwealth cruiserweight title at York Hall
on February 22.
The fight was due to happen a week earlier at the Copper Box
Arena, but will be given headline billing in its own right on
specialist broadcasting network BoxNation.
Since suffering a shock stoppage defeat to Neil Dawson in late
2012, Conquest stormed back with victories over David Vincena and
Wadi Camacho and will now be looking to seize...
Andrew Wake | 13.01.14 12:07
HATTON PROMOTIONS' young Irish sensations Ryan Burnett and Sonny
Upton will look to increase their already sizable fan-bases when
they return to the Emerald Isle next month.
The Belfast pair, who are trained by four-time world champion
Ricky Hatton, will appear on Nowhere to Hide Promotions' stacked
card at the National Stadium in Dublin on Saturday February 15.
As amateurs, both boxers represented Ireland at international
level and Burnett proudly held the tricolour aloft after ...
Andrew Wake | 11.01.14 04:10
HATTON PROMOTIONS would like to address rumours suggesting that
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's March 8 clash with fellow Mexican Alfredo
Angulo has been made for the vacant WBC light-middleweight
At the present time, undefeated Sergey Rabchenko is the WBC's
number one ranked contender and holds the sanctioning body's
prestigious Silver title.
Rabchenko's rating places him one position higher than former
holder Saul Alvarez, while Angulo lost his last fight by stoppage
and does ...
Andrew Wake | 10.01.14 01:41
MATTY ASKIN will make the first defence of his English
cruiserweight title against mandatory challenger Menay Edwards at
Blackpool's Winter Gardens on March 29.
The hard punching 25-year-old won the crown at the same venue
last April by outpointing Leeds' awkward China Clarke and will be
looking to put on a solid display before turning his attention to
the British title.
Askin, 16 - 2 (9 KOs), would probably have been in the picture
for the Lonsdale belt before now, but had to s...
Andrew Wake | 09.01.14 11:29
Merseyside stars Paul Butler, Joe Selkirk, Kevin Satchell and
Tom Stalker hit the races on Saturday 1st March when they all
feature at the historic Aintree Racecourse in Liverpool, live and
exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).
Ellesmere Port's undefeated super-flyweight sensation Butler
headlines the show when he defends his WBO and WBA Intercontinental
The 25-year-old British Champion had a fantastic 2013 adding the
Commonwealth, WBO and WBA Internationa...
Andrew Wake | 09.01.14 11:21
London 2012 Olympia Tom Stalker has parted company with Eddie
Hearn's Matchroom Sport and seems to be heading towards a deal with
The likable Liverpudlian boxed five times under Hearn's guidance
after turning pro last January, but suffered an injury during the
summer and has been out of action since.
"It has been great working with Tom and we wish him all the best
for the future," Hearn said.
However, Hearn has been quick to replenish his stable by inking
Andrew Wake | 08.01.14 11:44
Unbeaten Southern Area light-welterweight title Ricky Boylan has
signed a promotional contract with Matchroom Sport.
The 25-year-old, as known as "Pretty", has scored four stoppages
from his ten professional outings and will the first defence of the
title he won by beating Tony Owen last month against John Wayne
Hibbert in the spring.
"I've worked hard my whole career to get to this point and it's
paid off. I have to keep working hard though which I will do, and
this promises to...