Jan 21, 3 months ago

Chisora’s trainer Charles calls for greater transparency

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David Haye’s recent withdrawal from a Best of British heavyweight clash against Tyson Fury has prompted calls from trainer Don Charles for boxing to clean up its act.

May 9, 12 months ago

It’s war! Ola Afolabi tells Marco Huck he’ll need a wheelchair after their trilogy

As featured on NewsNow: Boxing newsDarren Lewis

The third installment of fights between cruiserweight rivals Ola Afolabi and WBO 200lb titlist Marco Huck promises to be the most thrilling as the Briton and German fighters have both declared war.

May 9, 12 months ago

Mikkel Kessler sparring Nathan Cleverly and George Groves to prep for Carl Froch

Mikkel Kessler sparring Nathan Cleverly and George Groves to prep for Carl Froch

As featured on NewsNow: Boxing newsSam Janes – Leicester

Mikkel Kessler is preparing for his Saturday, May 25 pay-per-view showdown against IBF super middleweight world champion Carl Froch by sparring against WBO light heavyweight incumbent Nathan Cleverly and Froch’s promotional stalemate George Groves.

May 9, 12 months ago

Burns’ trainer: Ricky can beat Adrien Broner at 135lbs or 140

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Tommy Barber – London

Billy Nelson, the long-time trainer of Scotland’s two-weight world champion pug Ricky Burns, has claimed that his charge can beat motor-mouthed publicity machine Adrien Broner at lightweight, or even super lightweight. The two have been in talks to box before, at the super featherweight division limit, but Burns headed north, to the 135 pound pool.

May 7, 12 months ago

Defensive wizards Floyd Mayweather and Wladimir Klitschko continue to rule their respective weight classes

As featured on NewsNow: Boxing newsSam Janes – Leicester
Last weekend we saw OnTheBeak’s top two Pound for Pound fighters enter the ring for the first time in 2013, with Floyd Mayweather Jr outclassing Robert Guerrero over 12 after Wladimir Klitschko overpowered and eventually knocked Francesco Pianeta out in the sixth. Both men retained their Ring Magazine titles and further more cemented their status as untouchable in their own weight class.

May 7, 12 months ago

Jean Pascal wants to fight on May 25 despite Lucian Bute withdrawal

As featured on NewsNow: Boxing newsTommy Barber – London

The highly-anticipated duel between Canadian prizefighters Lucian Bute and Jean Pascal, dubbed the greatest fight in Canada’s storied history, has been postponed. Following on from the official announcement by InterBox earlier, co-promoter Yvon Michel accepted the decision, claiming it is an unfortunate part of the sport of boxing.

May 1, 12 months ago

Audley Harrison retires from boxing following first round KO loss to Deontay Wilder

As featured on NewsNow: Boxing newsSam Janes – Leicester
Audley “A-Force” Harrison announced today what the boxing public has known for a number of years… that his career as a heavyweight boxer was over. It seems that Deontey Wilder’s 70 second knockout put the final nails in Harrison’s coffin.

May 1, 12 months ago

Amir Khan’s world title hopes remain after Julio Diaz battle, Floyd Mayweather Jr fight rumoured

As featured on NewsNow: Boxing newsSam Janes – Leicester
Amir Khan rose up from the canvas on his way to winning a close 12 round unanimous decision against game Julio Diaz. Khan largely dominated the fight but was on the end of some telling blows by the powerful Mexican (now 40-8-1), especially with a sharp left hook in the 4th which put Khan down.

Apr 21, 1 year ago

Photos: Saul Canelo Alvarez drops and decisions Austin Trout: I want Floyd Mayweather next!

As featured on NewsNow: Boxing newsAlan Dawson – London; Photo Credit: Tom Casino/Showtime (unless otherwise stated)

Popular junior middleweight prizefighter Saul Alvarez enjoyed a convincing points victory over 154lb rival Austin Trout on Saturday, April 20 at the Alamodome in San Antonio Texas, however, the fight was far more competitive than the scores submitted by the judges at ringside.

Apr 20, 1 year ago

Tyson Fury rises from canvas to deck Steve Cunningham, wins 7th Rd KO

As featured on NewsNow: Boxing newsTommy Barber – London
Manchester mauler Tyson Fury (21-0-0, 15ko) was knocked down and oft out-boxed by Philadelphian counterpart Steve Cunningham (25-6-0, 12ko) on April 20 inside the Theater at Madison Square Garden, New York City but, in what is fast becoming Tyson’s trademark, the British-Irish puncher rose from the floor, regained his composure and pounded out a thrilling seventh round knockout victory.

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