Articles by author: Frank Warren(705 results)

Frank Warren on Flanagan-Crolla Status, Anthony Yarde Return

In an interview last weekend, I am told that Eddie Hearn finally raised the possibility of a Manchester derby dust-up between Terry Flanagan and Anthony Crolla, saying he had ‘reached out’ to us over ...Read More

Warren: Langford Could Land Saunders Shot in Summer With Win

TOMMY LANGFORD can set up a summer blockbuster with Billy Joe Saunders tonight. But first he has to get past the man they call ‘Mini Mike Tyson’. Langford has never shirked a challenge and the middlew...Read More

Zolani Tete on The Brink of Another Title Shot, Says Frank Warren

The packed house inside the Leicester Arena – as well as those tuning in on BT Sport or BoxNation – are in for a genuine fistic treat when a little magician, who throws punches like he is waving a wan...Read More

Frank Warren on First BT Sport Card, Adams Debut, Dubois

I’ve been around the business of boxing for a very long time now and, as such, have attended personally and viewed more shows on TV than I care to remember. So I think I am pretty well placed to judge...Read More

Frank Warren on The Idea of Having Instant Replay in Boxing

LIAM SMITH and Liam Williams delivered a cracker in the ring last week – even if it ended prematurely. The pair clashed heads in the ninth, opening up a horror wound for Williams on the eyelid which f...Read More

Frank Warren: Smith vs. Williams Ending Deserves a Rematch

The launch show of our groundbreaking partnership with BT Sport went off with a bang on Saturday night in Manchester, with the most telling shots fired by the two Liams in a much-anticipated fight tha...Read More

Frank Warren Breaks Down Liam Smith vs. Liam Williams

I have promoted hundreds of major shows over the years and, on paper, I think tonight’s Manchester bill is up there with the best of them. You know you are in for a good night when the chief support...Read More

Frank Warren Very Excited About Pro Debut of Nicola Adams

NICOLA ADAMS is ready to entertain in her pro debut tonight. The Leeds flyweight changed my mind about women’s boxing and now she is going to bring new fans to the sport. Adams takes on Virginia Noemi...Read More

Frank Warren Targets Lomachenko vs. Flanagan Unification

The owner of currently the longest unbeaten record in British boxing for an active fighter has every incentive to extend this sequence when he faces his toughest test yet on Saturday. Terry ‘Turbo’ Fl...Read More

Frank Warren Expects Very Big Things From Daniel Dubois

DANIEL DUBOIS makes his professional debut next weekend and is set to light up the heavyweight division. The highly-touted teenager makes his pro debut next Saturday as part of a top night of boxing a...Read More

Frank Warren: Nicola Adams is The 'Real Deal' of Female Boxing

In my opinion, based on my multiple decades in the game, fans at the Manchester Arena on April 8 – along with viewers on BoxNation and BT Sport – are about to witness in action one of the finest array...Read More

Frank Warren Breaks Down Khurtsidze vs. Langford Clash

We last week set the ball rolling for our Leicester promotion on April 22 and I saw it remarked on social media that it is a card that ‘covers all the bases’. Well, looking at it, it is a show with so...Read More

Frank Warren: 1 Mill For Crolla To Face Flanagan, is Hearn Joking?

Much as it was a scrap we were extremely keen to put on for the British fight fans, it looks like the Manchester lightweight derby between Terry Flanagan and Anthony Crolla has gone by the board – for...Read More

Frank Warren: Shrewd Liam Smith With Under The Radar Fight

The eagle-eyed among boxing fans quickly cottoned onto the fact that Liam Smith took part in a little sharpener in Barcelona at the weekend. It turned out to be a shrewd move by Liam, who hasn’t seen ...Read More

Frank Warren Jabs Hearn: Talks Golovkin-Saunders, Crolla-Linares

ANTHONY CROLLA is one of the nice guys of boxing and he has to hope that nice guys don’t come second tonight. But I just don’t know what he can do differently from the first Jorge Linares fight to cha...Read More

Frank Warren: Saunders Very Confident He'll Beat Golovkin

Once again, BoxNation delivered a tasty fistic treat over the weekend – a prelude to the bonanza to come when our exciting union with BT kicks in with the blockbuster Manchester bill on April 8. And a...Read More

Frank Warren: If Jacobs Loses, Saunders Wants Golovkin Next

Gennady Golovkin is unbeaten in 36 fights, winning 33 by knockout. Tonight he faces his toughest test yet when he looks for his 37th straight win as a professional in his WBC, WBA, IBO and IBF title d...Read More

Frank Warren: Conlan Was Pick of The Litter of 2016 Olympians

There cannot be too many fighters who get to top the bill on their professional debut, much less thousands of miles away from home in New York at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Such is the impr...Read More

Frank Warren: Jamie Conlan on His Way To WBO World Title Shot

Our return visit to the fight city of Belfast on Friday night was a bit of a slow burner to begin with and took a little while to spark into life, but when it did the entertainment value at the Waterf...Read More

Frank Warren on Fury's Return, Saunders at MSG, Duva Passing

I was saddened to hear of the passing of the great trainer-manager Lou Duva this week, at the age of 94. Lou, with his near 70 years in the game, was a proper old school boxing man and will be missed ...Read More