Sykes v Kays on Amir Khan undercard

Andrew Wake | 21.03.13 09:29

Jon Kays isn't fazed knowing his attributes will be assessed and his flaws focused on when he boxes Abdul Rashid at the Leeds Town Hall on March 22.  Appearing on the undercard of Josh Warrington's first English title defence against Jamie Speight, Jon's performance will be scrutinised by an interested observer. Gary Sykes, the newly crowned English super-featherweight king, will be at ringside to run the rule over Kays, knowing that '2 Smokes' will be the first challenger ...

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Unretired Mosley and faces Cano in May

Andrew Wake | 21.03.13 09:17

Shane Mosley will return to action this spring. "Sugar", 41, hung up his gloves last June, but announced he was coming back to the sport in January when a clash with Paulie Malignaggi was mooted. He will face Pablo Cesar Cano at Fox Deportes in Cancun, Mexico on May 18. "I'm happy to get back in the ring competing," Mosley told Espn.com."This can put me back in contention to fight for another world title." Mosley's last fight saw him lose a wide decision to light-midd...

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Lebedev defends against former champ Jones

Andrew Wake | 20.03.13 11:55

Denis Lebedev will make the second defence of his WBA cruiserweight crown former titlist Guillermo Jones in Moscow on May 17, promoter Don King has announced. Jones was stripped of the title last year and became "champion in recess" after a sustained period of inactivity. "My Russian co-promoters named the fight, 'The One Will Stand,' and it will be from Russia with love," King said. "This is a gigantic promotion between Russia and Panama and I want to thank Andrey Ryabinsky f...

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Bute v Pascal to take place in Montreal

Andrew Wake | 20.03.13 11:41

The all-Canadian clash between former world title holders Lucian Bute and Jean Pascal will be held at the Bell Centre in Montreal on May 25, promoters InterBox and GYM have confirmed. Romania-native Bute and Pascal, who was born in Haiti, have both lived for several years in the Montreal suburb of Laval, Quebec and consider the Bell Centre their home venue. The 33-year-old Bute (31-1, 24 KOs) captured the International Boxing Federation (IBF) super middleweight title in 2007, st...

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Watson faces Barnes in Manchester derby

Andrew Wake | 20.03.13 11:32

Former British champions Craig Watson and David Barnes will meet in a Manchester derby at the city's Bowlers venue on June 1. The fight pitches two boxers against each other who cannot afford to lose and promoter Dave Coldwell is expecting a hard fought contest. "It seems that every time we can go to Manchester we put on a top main event and this time is no different as we give boxing fans a terrific derby between two fighters who really can't afford to lose," he said. "Both...

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Tom Dallas signs with Goodwin Promotions

Andrew Wake | 20.03.13 11:00

Kent heavyweight Tom Dallas is the latest fighter to sign a promotional deal with Goodwin Promotions. Dallas now represents a trio of heavyweights under the Goodwin umbrella alongside Ian Lewison (promotional and managerial) and AJ Carter (promotional). Dallas has won 16 of his 19 fights and last fought in Prizefighter in June 2012. After winning his first 16 fights he took a short notice fight against David Price which in hindsight was the wrong thing to do. Price despatched...

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Haye to return on July 6?

Andrew Wake | 20.03.13 10:52

According to reports, David Haye will return to action on July 6. It will be the Londoner's first fight since his hugely controversial clash with Dereck Chisora at Upton Park last summer. The "Haymaker" had hoped to get a shot at WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko but appears unlikely as the giant Ukrainian is now looking to press forwards with his political career. Vitali's younger brother Wladimir is also unlikely to offer Haye a rematch as he has a May 4 engagement...

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Josh Wale interviews Matthew Mallin

Andrew Wake | 20.03.13 11:39

Josh Wale interviews stablemate Matthew "Buster" Mallin. Watch out for a funny ending.

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Adrien Broner arresting for allegedly biting security guard

Andrew Wake | 19.03.13 11:21

WBC lightweight champion and rising star Adrien Broner was arrested outside a nightclub in Miami, Florida last night. According to reports, the 23-year-old got into a fight with a fellow reveller and then bit a security guard who attempted to intervene. Shortly after posting bail, Broner posted his police mugshot on Twitter. "They tried to keep a nigga locked down in MIA," Broner wrote. Today the boxer apologised to his fans on the same social networking site. He wrote:...

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Guerrero takes training camp to Las Vegas

Andrew Wake | 19.03.13 11:06

Robert Guerrero has moved his training camp to Las Vegas six-and-a-half weeks before his massive showdown with pound for pound great Floyd Mayweather Jnr. He has already completed four weeks of intensive training close to his home in Kilroy, California. "Las Vegas is my home now and these next six weeks of training will be very gruelling, but I'm well prepared to make the sufficient sacrifices that will be needed to dethrone Mayweather," said Guerrero.  "The first day of...

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