Andrew Wake | 28.03.13 07:40
David Haye has announced that his return to the ring will come
on June 29 at the Manchester Arena (formerly MEN).
As yet no opponent has been named, but 'The Hayemaker'
said that he is looking for a foe ranked in the top ten as he
wishes to press towards another world title shot.
The Manchester Arena was the scene of his WBA title
defences against John Ruiz and Audley Harrison in 2010.
"I'm delighted to be back fighting at Manchester Arena, as
I have great memories of fighting...
Andrew Wake | 28.03.13 07:08
Robert Guerrero has been arrested in New York for allegedly
attempting to take an unloaded firearm on to an aeroplane.
The Californian, who faces Floyd Mayweather in May, was
stopped by officers at JFK Airport while boarding a plane due to
fly to Las Vegas,
Guerrero had been in the Big Apple promoting his clash
with the sport's top pound for pound boxer.
According to the New York Times, Guerrero had told staff
that he had the gun when he checked-in and the police were
Andrew Wake | 28.03.13 12:03
Former world title challenger and Saul Alvarez opponent Ryan
Rhodes is predicting a close fight when the Mexican faces Austin
Trout in San Antonio Texas on April 20, but sees 'Canelo' coming
through in the later rounds or on points.
Recently retired Rhodes, 36, took Alvarez the distance in
a daunting trip to the WBC champion's backyard in June 2011 and
believes that the 23 year-old is the real deal when it comes to his
current status in the sport.
Alvarez, who holds a 41-0-1 rec...
Andrew Wake | 27.03.13 11:52
David Price will meet Tony Thompson in a rematch at Liverpool's
Echo Arena on July 6.
Secret negotiations between Price's promoter Frank Maloney
and the Washington DC southpaw have been going on for two weeks.
Contracts for the big twelve round international heavyweight return
were finally signed late on Tuesday night.
When the pair clashed last month, two-time world title
challenger Thompson caused a monumental upset stopping the 6ft 8in
scouser in the second round. The fight w...
Andrew Wake | 27.03.13 11:43
Unbeaten Mexican sensation Andres Gutierrez will face compatriot
Sal Sanchez for the vacant WBC super-bantamweight silver title next
The clash has been added to the undercard for the world
light-middleweight fight between Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and Austin
Trout in San Antonio, Texas.
"I'm very happy to be part of the card of my friend
'Canelo' and motivated because I will face the nephew of the
legendary Salvador Sanchez," Gutierrez said.
"I've sought out this fight wit...
Andrew Wake | 27.03.13 11:29
Manny Pacquiao has said he'll return to action this September,
but won't whether he'll engage in a fifth fight with Juan Manuel
Marquez remains to be seen.
The Mexican knocked Pacquiao out last December and since
then rumours have circulated that another rematch was
However, the Filipino idol refuses to be drawn into
revealing the full details of his comeback clash.
"Tell them the fans to be patient. Bob Arum promoter of
Top Rank boxing and myself have been talking an...
Andrew Wake | 27.03.13 11:14
April 5 sees the debut of heavyweight AJ Carter - aka 'Mr
Carter' - on Goodwin Promotions' Eurosport-televised show 'It's
Banjo Time' at Grays, Essex.
Carter takes on the experienced Paul Morris over
four three-minute rounds.
The 25-year-old has been described as a "mini Mike Tyson" by
manager Derek Williams who has signed a promotional deal with Steve
Goodwin for his heavyweight protégé.
AJ is trained by his father and former pro Carlton Warren and
has sparred David Ha...
Andrew Wake | 27.03.13 11:07
Former two-weight world king Buddy
McGirt says that Tony Bellew could crumble under the pressure of
the hometown crowd when he faces Isaac Chilemba on Saturday
McGirt, who leads Chilemba
into his second fight as his trainer, believes his 25-year-old
Malawian danger man will rise to the occasion on Merseyside and
that the 29-year -old Scouser will find it hard to deal with the
expectation on him in front of a passionate Liverpool
"I commend Tony on taking
Andrew Wake | 27.03.13 10:58
Knockout artist Elvin Sanchez is replacing Pedro Martinez as the
opponent for unbeaten cruiserweight Alex Guerrero in the eight
round main event of the "Salisbury Slugfest" Friday, April 12 at
Salisbury, MD's Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.
Known for his heavy hands, Sanchez scored a stunning
knockout over previously unbeaten and well-regarded Venroy July on
February 22 before a pro-July crowd in Washington, DC .
Fighting out of the notoriously tough city of Paterson ,
NJ , S...
Andrew Wake | 27.03.13 11:11
TRAINER Joe Gallagher believes Anthony Crolla can shock
Merseyside this weekend.
The Mancunian lightweight meets Derry Mathews at the Echo Arena
in Liverpool on Saturday in what is a rematch of last year's
domestic fight of the year.
And Gallagher believes his charge will not only gain revenge but
will also leave the 11,000 capacity venue silenced.
He explained: "We were at the David Price fight when he lost to
Tony Thompson there and the place just went quiet. I said to