Andrew Wake | 15.06.13 07:12
Karo Murat has been declared ineligible for a visa by the United
States Department of State so his fight with IBF light-heavyweight
champion Bernard Hopkins has been cancelled.
This is an extremely disappointing development as we were
anticipating Bernard making history once again on July 13 at
Barclays Center," said Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard
"Since the administrative process that would have to be
undertaken in order for Murat's visa petition to be re...
Andrew Wake | 14.06.13 10:45
AUSTRALIAN prospect Cameron Hammond will engage in an eagerly
anticipated homecoming next month.
The 2012 Olympian will face Joel Galea over six rounds on a
Danny Cheetham promotion at the Memorial Hall in Moree, New South
Wales on July 13.
Despite having a population of less than 10,000, Moree has
strong history of producing top class sports people, with former
international cricketer Peter Taylor and two-time world triathlon
champion Emma Moffatt hailing from the town.
Andrew Wake | 13.06.13 11:45
Eddie Hearn has revealed that a fight between British
heavyweights David Haye and Tyson Fury is "close".
Hearn, who recently inked a deal to co-promote Haye, confirmed
that talks are currently underway and he is confident that a date
will soon be made.
According to rumours, the preferred date for the fight is
September 28 at the Manchester Arena.
"I believe both fighters want the contest to take place because
every fighter believes they can beat another fighter," Hearn
Andrew Wake | 13.06.13 11:20
Middleweight ace Billy Joe Saunders says he'll be a
record-breaker when he clashes against unbeaten rivals Gary
O'Sullivan and John Ryder.
The unbeaten southpaw from Hatfield first challenges WBO
International Champion Gary O'Sullivan on July 20th at Wembley
Arena and then defends his British title against John Ryder on
September 21st at the Copper Box Arena.
Irishman O'Sullivan is unbeaten in 16 fights while Londoner
Ryder is undefeated in 14 fights and Saunders wants to ...
Andrew Wake | 13.06.13 11:09
Seth Mitchell says he'll be better than ever when he rematches
with Johnathon Banks at the Barclays Center on June 22.
The Brandywine, Maryland-native was being hyped as America's
next great heavyweight until Banks knocked him out inside two round
Now he's keen to put the loss in his rear view mirror, but
stresses that the return is not about gaining revenge.
"I'm excited to put the loss against Banks behind me and get
this chapter of my life over with," he said...
Andrew Wake | 13.06.13 10:42
Juergen Braehmer will make the second defence of his European
light-heavyweight against Stefano Abatangelo in Schwerin, Germany
on August 24.
Abatangelo comes into the bout on good form, having captured the
Italian title with a seventh round stoppage of Emanuele Barletta
And Braehmer believes he'll provide the perfect tune-up for him
before he moves onto a WBO title shot against Wales' Nathan
"I think I haven't reached my peak yet, so there is still more...
Andrew Wake | 12.06.13 09:18
Frankie Gavin believes his hand speed will be the determining
factor when he defends his British welterweight crown against
Denton Vassell in Liverpool later this month.
The 27-year-old Brummie, Britain's only ever world amateur
champion, faces the muscular Mancunian puncher at the Olympia on
It will surely be Gavin's toughest test to date, but he's
confident he has the skills to record his 16th pro
"Boxing's about hitting and not getting hit, I'm not going ...
Andrew Wake | 12.06.13 08:17
Adrien Broner is brash, bold and undefeated. He's a confident,
smack-talking showman, always aiming to entertain.
So far, the talented 23-year-old Cincinnati native has backed up
his tough talk with breat-taking knockouts virtually every time he
enters the ring. He is 26 and 0 with 22 knockouts.
Check out this feature video on Broner as he prepares to make
his anticipated SHOWTIME debut against WBA welterweight title
against Paulie Malignaggi on Saturday, June 22.
Andrew Wake | 12.06.13 07:58
Alfredo Angulo has issued the following statement reflecting on
his defeat to Erislandy Lara.
"I want to thank all of my fans for their support in the wake of
my eye injury this past weekend. I have undergone various medical
examinations which I am glad to report revealed no broken bones.
California State Athletic Commission physician Dr. Pearlman Hicks
has informed me that I only suffered a contusion and my eye
specialist thankfully sees no permanent injury to my eye.
I want to...
Andrew Wake | 11.06.13 10:16
Relive Kieran Farrell's 2011 clash with Birmingham veteran Sid