Andrew Wake | 18.04.13 10:43
Nathan Cleverly is promising to put in a performance to remember
when he faces Robin Krasniqi at Wembley Arena on Saturday
The unbeaten WBO light-heavyweight champion says his best
ever win came when he halted Karo Murat in 2010, but he'll be
looking to better that victory this weekend.
"Krasniqi is a dangerous challenger, the best I've faced
yet and I've trained as if I'm the challenger in this
fight," said Cleverly.
"In my eyes he's unbeaten, the two losses were...
Andrew Wake | 18.04.13 10:29
Big-punching Jimmy Kelly Jnr is looking to continue the
impressive start to his pro career when he appears at his
hometown's Wythenshawe Forum on Friday May 10.
Undefeated in six, with four KOs, the light-middleweight will
top the VIP Promotions card and fight for his first belt, the
British Masters (Bronze) title, when he takes on Max Maxwell.
Birmingham's Maxwell - a former domestic title challenger whose
37-fight CV includes a stunning KO of British champ, Brian Rose -
Andrew Wake | 18.04.13 10:22
Brian Rose says he is 'honoured' to be the first British boxer
to wear the 'Lonsdale badge' on their shorts as an outright holder
of the Lord Lonsdale belt in his clash with Joachim Alcine on
Rose became the proud owner of the coveted belt when beat
Sam Webb in the same venue in December and when he steps up to
World level to face Alcine for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental
light middleweight belt, he'll have the belt in the ring with him
as well as the motif on his shor...
Andrew Wake | 18.04.13 11:38
GARY BUCKLAND wants to secure a place in Welsh boxing
In recent years a number of boxers from the Principality have
followed the examples of greats such as Jimmy Wilde, Percy Jones
and Howard Winstone by having success at world level
Buckland, 26, believes his appearance on the undercard of Martin
Murray's mammoth clash with Sergio Martinez will put him on the
path towards joining that illustrious list.
The Cardiff puncher takes on highly rated Argentine Fernando
Andrew Wake | 17.04.13 11:33
Barnsley Ben Wager talks about his upcoming title fight
with local rival Andy Townend.
Andrew Wake | 17.04.13 11:23
Golden Boy Promotions' best fighters have made predictions for
the massive upcoming clash between Saul Alvarez and Austin
Here's what they had to say.
"I am going with Austin Trout, but he has to go in there
and box. He can't let Canelo Alvarez warm up too early.
If he drops hard punches, he'll pull it off."- Danny
"Gotta go with Canelo Alvarez. He's young and he's a
mentally and physically strong person. Also, the people
(fans) make him...
Andrew Wake | 17.04.13 11:11
Brian Rose has vowed to prove he
is ready to mix it at world level when he faces Joachim Alcine in
Blackpool on Saturday (April 20).
Rose and Alcine clash for
the vacant WBO Inter-Continental title in front of a packed
hometown for 'The Lion' and topping a brilliant bill in Lancashire,
the Lonsdale belt holder intends to show he's got the goods to
fight for a world title.
"As far as I'm concerned
I'm moving on to World level and I will be a World champion by the
end of it," sa...
Andrew Wake | 17.04.13 11:03
London 2012 Olympian Tom Stalker has been added to Dave
Coldwell's June 7 show at the Liverpool Olympia.
It will be the 28-year-old Scouser's four paid outing
since turning over earlier this year. So far he is 2-0 but will be
looking to add to his ledger when he faces Gyorgy Mizsei Jnr in
Blackpool this weekend.
"June 7was already shaping up to be an important night for
the next generation of Merseyside boxing and that has been further
strengthened by the addition of Tom Stalker...
Andrew Wake | 17.04.13 10:50
Carson Jones has offered to step in and face IBF welterweight
champion Devon Alexander following Kell Brook's withdrawal.
Sheffield's Brook was forced to pull out on Monday after
suffering a foot injury in training. It was the third time that the
fight had to be delayed.
Jones, who gave the unbeaten Brit the toughest fight of
his career last July, says he is prepared to take his place and
square off with Alexander on May 18.
"I know a lot of guys are calling out Alexander and ...
Andrew Wake | 17.04.13 10:36
Dronfield's Lewis Taylor gets a night to remember on Saturday
May 11, when he appears on the undercard of Jamie McDonnell's IBF
world bantamweight title fight against Mexico's Julio Ceja.
Undefeated in eight bouts, Taylor will take on tough hometown
fighter, Jason Ball, on the huge bill at Doncaster's Keepmoat
Stadium, with the 23-year-old determined to make a lasting
impression on the expected, 9000 strong crowd.
"It's going to be a great experience," stated