Andrew Wake | 19.05.13 03:03
Anthony Ogogo showed his growing ability as a pro on his US
debut last night, defeating Puerto Rican veteran Edgar Perez over
The Olympic bronze medallist showed good combinations throughout
and rarely had to take a blow back in return.
Cheered on by Bernard Hopkins, Ogogo opened up a cut close to
Perez's right eye in the second round and continued to target the
wound until the final bell.
On several occasions it looked like the Lowestoft man might be
heading for ...
Andrew Wake | 19.05.13 01:00
WBC Silver super-middleweight champion James DeGale gave the
performance he had promised, stopping Sebastien Demers inside two
The 2008 Olympic gold medalist now wants to keep the momentum
going after giving a blistering performance on his Canadian debut
at Casino Lac-Leamy, Gatineau.
"I wasn't messing around," DeGale said.
"I got in there and he felt too slow and I could see the shots
coming so I opened up on him."
In his first fight since dominating Fulgencio Zuni...
Andrew Wake | 19.05.13 12:21
Canning Town southpaw Wadi Camacho collected the Prizefighter
trophy and a cheque for £34,000 at York Hall tonight.
The Spanish-born puncher dropped Hari Miles twice in the second
round of the final and added a £2,000 KO bonus to the tournament's
Camacho, coming in on the back of an English cruiserweight title
defeat to China Clarke, looked the most likely to win Matchroom's
eight man tournament despite a slow start in some of the
He outboxed Martin Grai...
Andrew Wake | 17.05.13 11:54
WELSH lightweight prospect Mitch Buckland is on a mission to win
as many titles as he can.
The Cardiff southpaw, 19, has watched his older brother Gary win
numerous belts in the past few years, but now he's started a
collection of his own.
Last weekend Mitch defeated Bridgewater's tough Dean Mills to
win the vacant British Masters bronze crown and he believes it will
be the first of many.
"Winning a title was like a dream come true. You always imagine
winning a belt growing u...
Andrew Wake | 16.05.13 08:59
Panamanian assassin Ammeth Diaz says he will emulate
fellow countryman and all-time great Roberto Duran and go on to win
a world title if he beats Brit Martin Gethin.
Diaz takes on Gethin at Walsall Town Hall on Friday 31st May in
an IBF lightweight title eliminator with the winner getting a shot
at reigning champion Miguel Vazquez.
"Hands of Stone" Duran, arguably the greatest lightweight boxer
of all time, was famed for his ferocity in the ring, endless
Andrew Wake | 16.05.13 08:25
James DeGale feels his North American debut tomorrow night could
open the door to fights with of Canada's biggest stars.
The 2008 Olympic gold medallist takes on former world
middleweight title challenger Sebastien Demers at the Casino
Lac-Leamy in Gatineau and believes victory will push him towards a
world title shot.
"Canadian boxing fans are passionate and they know about their
boxing, so when I go over there and put on a good performance, I
think they're going to enjoy it," ...
Andrew Wake | 16.05.13 07:12
Devon Alexander believes he'll live up to his "The Great"
monikor when he faces Colchester's Lee Purdy on Saturday night.
The IBF welterweight champion has had a frustrating few months
because proposed defences against Kell Brook have fallen through on
Now he faces a massive underdog in Purdy and says he's glad to
be back in the ring after almost seven months of inactivity.
"'Finally' is the word. I'm finally going to get in the
ring after about six month...
Andrew Wake | 16.05.13 12:02
SBS' Living Black series examines Damien's life and career.
Andrew Wake | 15.05.13 11:46
Former WBC welterweight champion Andre Berto will return to
action against Jesus Soto Karass at the AT&T Centre in San
Antonio, Texas on July 27.
It will be the big punching American's first out since he lost a
rough 12 round battle with Robert Guerrero last November and
victory will likely push him towards a shot at more world
"It's been a long time since I've fought in Texas and I'm happy
to be back fighting in front of the great fans here," said
Andrew Wake | 15.05.13 11:32
Haroon Khan will have his second fight as a professional in
Atlantic City, New Jersey this weekend.
The Bolton prospect, who is the younger brother of Amir Khan,
will get an early taste of the fight game in the United States
against Vicente Medellin.
The contest has been added to the undercard of Lee Purdy's
surprise world title shot against IBF welterweight champion Devon
"I'm really pleased to be fighting on such a big card in the
United States so early in my car...