Andrew Wake | 07.03.13 11:06
RICKY HATTON paid tribute to memory of Bobby Moore and joined
the fight against cancer at a celebrity event in Manchester
'The Hitman', along with Hatton Promotions stars Sergey
Rabchenko and Scott Quigg, attended The Bobby Moore Fund Celebrity
Sports Quiz at Lancashire County Cricket Club.
And while the evening was packed with fun events, it also raised
more than £60,000 for the fund's 'More Tomorrows' campaign.
"I was honoured to be invited as a guest of the Bobby ...
Andrew Wake | 06.03.13 10:02
Timothy Bradley has revealed that he received death threats from
unhappy fans after his controversial points win over Manny Pacquiao
Bradley's victory is considered one of the most
questionable in boxing history, but should still have served as a
springboard to the big time.
However, it's delivered little more than misery for the
"Some people talk about my wife, my kids. People sent
me death threats after the fight because I won
Andrew Wake | 06.03.13 09:36
Heavyweight contender Manuel Charr had to undergo surgery in
Cologne, Germany today because of a meniscal tear.
He already had the injury going into his last fight
against Yakup Saglam on February 22 in Galti, Romania.
"I was in pain and couldn't stand properly but I wanted to
fight anyway", said Charr.
"Lots of fans recognised that I was overweight. That's
because I could barely move in the last part of training camp. All
I did was standing in front of the heavy bag and throw...
Andrew Wake | 06.03.13 09:21
Amir Khan believes he is a bigger draw in Sheffield than Steel
City favourite Kell Brook.
The pair have been engaging in a war of words for several
months and Khan has chosen "The Special One's" home city to host
his fight with Julio Diaz.
Brook has headlined the last three bills held at the
12,000 capacity Motorpoint Arena, but while crowds have been large
he has never sold it out.
That's something Khan aims to do on April 27, and he
admits a bumper crowd will be seen as a s...
Andrew Wake | 06.03.13 08:28
The Middleton fighter was slated to box last Friday at the
Wythenshawe Forum but, after putting in a full training camp, was
left high and dry at the last minute … over a lb.
"It was a disgrace,"
explained Taylor, who is unbeaten in five. "Two opponents pulled
out late, so Ideh Ockuko agreed to box at two days' notice at 10st
been training for a 10st 4lbs bout so said I'd get as close as I
could, but when I weighed in at 10st 3lbs he pulled
Andrew Wake | 06.03.13 07:04
Darren Barker believes an impressive performance against Simone
Rotolo at the Wembley Arena on Saturday night will lead to a
massive fight in the summer.
Barker is looking to set the seal on his comeback from a over a
year of injury frustration against the Italian middleweight
champion, and after stopping former European champion Kerry Hope in
style before Christmas, the 30 year old is hunting another big
statement victory to prove he's back on track for a second world
Andrew Wake | 06.03.13 03:04
Gary Sykes talks to Hatton TV about his
fight with Kevin Hooper, the disappointment of not facing Adrien
Broner and his plans for the future.
Andrew Wake | 06.03.13 10:29
LIVERPOOL livewire Jazza Dickens says his religious faith is the
driving force behind his success inside the ring.
Dickens, 21, challenges for the vacant English
super-bantamweight title against Jon Fernandez in a rare meeting of
unbeaten prospects on March 30.
And while hoping to one day go onto British, European and world
level, he believes he wouldn't have got this far if it wasn't for
finding God at the age of 17.
"Without God I wouldn't be where I am," he said. "I dedicat...
Andrew Wake | 05.03.13 07:17
Cosme Rivera will fight Lee Purdy for the IBF International
welterweight title at the Wembley Arena in Betfair's 'London's
Finest' on Saturday night following Carson Jones' withdrawal due to
Former world title challenger Rivera is well known to the UK
when his last visit ended in an exciting KO victory over James Hare
for the World Boxing Federation welterweight title.
Rivera went on to fight some big names in the division including
Andre Berto, Alfredo Angulo and a uni...
Andrew Wake | 05.03.13 07:11
Wladimir Klitschko will defend his heavyweight titles against
Francesco Pianeta at the SAP arena Mannheim, Germany on May 4.
Pianeta, 28, will be something of an unknown quantity for the
majority fight fans, but he's got an engaging story.
In late 2009 he had to face and overcome his toughest ever foe,
cancer. The illness prevented him boxing for a short time but he
bounced back in 2010 and has since taken his record to 28-0-1 (15
"I was in Wladimir's camp as a sparring ...