Articles by author: Nick Parkinson(282 results)

Anthony Joshua Expects To Confirm Parker Unification This Week

ANTHONY JOSHUA this week expects to get confirmation he will face Joseph Parker on March 31. Cardiff’s Principality Stadium is the frontrunner to host WBA-IBF-IBO world heavyweight champion Joshua’s a...Read More

Hearn: I See Chance For Joshua vs. Fury By End of 2018

ANTHONY JOSHUA was a knockout hit in 2017 but will be an even bigger star if he fights Tyson Fury next year, says promoter Eddie Hearn. The IBF, IBO and WBA world heavyweight champion is the bookies’ ...Read More

Selby: Santa Cruz Won't Face Frampton in Belfast - But I Will!

LEE SELBY is hoping for a better 2018 after hard times both inside and outside the ring this year. The Welshman’s fight against Argentina’s Jonathan Barros in Las Vegas in January was cancelled at les...Read More

Frampton Feel "Rejuvenated" Training With Moore, Explains Why

CARL FRAMPTON now believes less is more when it comes to his training. Belfast’s two-weight world champion is working with new trainer Jamie Moore after splitting?with?mentor?Barry McGuigan, whose son...Read More

Groves Wants To Emulate Ward's Path To Being a P4P Fighter

GEORGE GROVES hopes winning the World Boxing Super Series will see him rated among boxing’s pound-for-pound elite. Londoner Groves makes a first defence of his WBA world super-middleweight title again...Read More

Pulev's Promoter: Joshua is Not Facing an Old, Finished Fighter!

ANTHONY JOSHUA is set for another big British stadium fight with Cardiff’s Principality Stadium set to be confirmed for his October 28 defence against Kubrat Pulev. The WBA-IBF-IBO world heavyweight c...Read More

DeGale: Mayweather-McGregor a Mismatch, But a Great Event

JAMES DeGALE thinks Conor McGregor against Floyd Mayweather is a mismatch – but he will not be able to stop himself flying to Las Vegas to watch it. Despite odds falling last week, bookies still make ...Read More

McGregor: Mayweather Mismanaged Money, It Brought Him Back

CONOR McGREGOR insists he has the power to back up his trash talking and pull off a huge shock against Floyd Mayweather Jr on August 26. It will be the first time the Irish mixed martial arts fighter ...Read More

Eubank Jr. Aims To KO Abraham, Knock Off Groves and DeGale

CHRIS EUBANK JR is hoping to fight George Groves within a year after promising to stop Arthur Abraham on Saturday. Victory over the Armenian will earn Eubank a place in the new World Boxing Super Seri...Read More

Buatsi Confident Joshua Will Guide Him Proper To a World Title

JOSHUA BUATSI missed out on the top prize at the Olympics and is determined to make sure it does not happen again in the professional ranks. The light-heavyweight from Croydon makes his professional d...Read More

Lennox Lewis Shakes Head: Mayweather-McGregor is Ridiculous

LENNOX LEWIS has branded Floyd Mayweather Jr’s fight with Conor McGregor “ridiculous”. Boxing’s former pound-for-pound king Mayweather is coming out of retirement to face UFC superstar McGregor at the...Read More

Callum Smith Pumped, Feels 100% Ready For Anthony Dirrell

CALLUM SMITH says his world title fight with Anthony Dirrell is not in doubt after last weekend’s ugly scenes involving his opponent’s family. Trouble erupted when American Dirrell’s brother Andre was...Read More

Groves Admits a Loss To Chudinov Could Be End of His Career

GEORGE GROVES admits his career will be over if he loses on Saturday. The Londoner has his fourth crack at a world crown when he challenges Russian Fedor Chudinov for the WBA super-middleweight title ...Read More

Brook: Spence Has Not Seen Anything That's I'm Going To Bring

KELL BROOK insists he has no fears about his health or unbeaten Errol Spence ahead of Saturday’s scrap. IBF world welterweight champion Brook makes a fourth defence against Spence who has been tipped ...Read More

Kell Brook: Anthony Joshua is The Messiah of Boxing

KELL BROOK once gave Anthony Joshua advice when he was an unknown amateur – but now he is in awe of the new king of boxing. Joshua’s breathtaking battle with Wladimir Klitschko last weekend has made t...Read More

Anthony Joshua Vows To Stay Calm, Not Go Into Mike Tyson Mode

ANTHONY JOSHUA will stay cool rather than go into Mike Tyson mode when he walks out in front of 90,000 fans at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. The 2012 Olympic gold medallist can become Britain’s first u...Read More

Klitschko: Joshua Wants To Be a Billionaire, Must KO Me as Promised

WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO says Anthony Joshua will crumble under the expectation of a nation. The Ukrainian is in the unfamiliar role of challenger after his nine and a half year reign as IBF, IBO, WBA, WBO ...Read More

Haye Explains His Plan To Brutally Drill Bellew, End His Career

DAVID HAYE plans to END Tony Bellew’s career before moving on to either Anthony Joshua or Wladimir Klitschko. The Hayemaker, 36, has promised to make quick work of his British rival, who steps up a di...Read More

Bellew on Haye: He Spends Christmas in Miami, Not With His Kids

TONY BELLEW likes nothing about David Haye – including his parenting skills. The Liverpool boxer has questioned Haye’s role as a father and slammed the Londoner’s personality ahead of Saturday’s heavy...Read More

Gavin McDonnell: I'll Do Whatever it Takes To Beat Rey Vargas

GAVIN McDONNELL admits he was laughed at when he drunkenly promised to become a champion in 2010. But after being inspired by brother Jamie’s European title triumph in France seven years ago, Gavin ai...Read More