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Frank Warren: Govt. needs to acknowledge good work in boxing

THE New Year’s honours were handed out at the start of the week but where are the awards for the real heroes in this country? The usual list of celebrities and politicians are set to get the royal tre...Read More

Hearn Feels British Boxing Will Stay Strong Despite Less Champs

Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom is confident that British boxing will remain strong despite there being less world champions. In 2016, the UK boxing scene erupted in full force with 13 world champio...Read More

Frank Warren Has Big Plans in Store For 2018

WE HAVE NOW bid farewell to a memorable 2017, but the significant milestone of our first year working in tandem with BT Sport does not come around until the end of the first week in April, so there is...Read More

Kelvin Bilal Fawaz Free on Bail, Continues To Fight Deportation

The case of Kelvin Bilal Fawaz took a new turn today as the amateur boxer who represented England yet now faces deportation back to Nigeria has been granted bail while he continues to fight against th...Read More

UK News: Larry Ekundayo, Matt McCarthy, Mitchell Redmond

Larry Ekundayo claims he will soon prove he is at world level as he prepares to make his comeback after recovering from hand surgery. London-based former African welterweight champion and Prizefighter...Read More

Frank Bruno on the road to recovery, now holds trainer's license

Former EBU and WBC heavyweight titlist and British national treasure Frank Bruno (40-5, 38 KOs) battled depression after retiring from the sport in 1996 following a brutal three-round KO loss to Mike ...Read More

UK News: Ohara Davies, David Allen, Nicola Adams, Natasha Jonas

Natasha Jonas will fight for the final time in 2017 this weekend. The former Team GB star, who represented her country at the 2012 Olympics in London, had been set to feature on the Sky Sports Box Off...Read More

UK News: Gary Sweeney, Joe Mullender, Johnny Garton, More

Former Irish Elite amateur champion Gary Sweeney is out to cut Lithuanian giant Imantas Davidaitis down to size when they clash in Brentwood on Saturday night. Undefeated Galway-born Mayo cruiserweigh...Read More

UK Boxing News: Welborn, Hennon, Connor, Beech, More

MTK Global have signed English prospects Tey Lynn-Jonoes and George Hennon, with both fighters set to take to the ring next month. Essex middleweight Lynn-Jones has built a record of 8-1 record since ...Read More

UK News: Tommy McCarthy, Lewis Crocker, Ricky Summers

Tommy McCarthy is delighted to be back in regular action, but the Belfast cruiserweight is aiming for another early night on Saturday at the SSE Odyssey Arena. Former Irish Elite amateur champion McCa...Read More

News: Cletus Seldin, Jesse Angel Hernandez, MTK Global

The Fort Worth, Texas, super bantamweight express named Jesse Angel Hernandez continued to pick up momentum last Saturday night, as he took his second consecutive undefeated record away, this time fro...Read More

British News: Leather vs. Foot, MTK Global, Antony Woolery

MTK Global are delighted to announce that Paul Gibson has joined the company as Director of International Operations. The appointment forms part of the recent Management Buy-In and Paul will play a ke...Read More

UK News: Josh Leather, Glenn Foot, Sean Davis, More

Historically, the former pit towns of England’s north-east have served as a breeding ground for ‘no nonsense’ hard men and Sunderland super-lightweight Glenn Foot fits that stereotype perfectly. The 3...Read More

Team GB's Muhammad Ali Fails Drugs Test, Suspended

Muhammad Ali is facing a long ban after testing positive for a steroid in April. The sport's international federation AIBA has confirmed that the Team GB fighter tested positive during a World Series ...Read More

Dooley Noted: Boxing, Consent and Sadomasochism

I used to go to parties, what my old housemate used to call “Gatherings of like-minded individuals”, usually former students hooking up to all agree on broadly the same, invariably left-leaning, topic...Read More

Anthony Joshua: Now All Americans Are Talking About UK Fighters!

WBA, IBF, IBO heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua (19-0, 19 KOs) says the UK has been sending a strong message to the United States for the last few years - with their growing number of world champion...Read More

Frank Bruno Gets Trainer's Licence From BBBofC

Frank Bruno is set for a return to boxing. The former world heavyweight champion has been granted his trainer’s licence by the British Boxing Board of Control. Bruno, 55, won 40 of 45 fights in his ca...Read More

UK News: Liam Smith Update, Woodstock-Poxton, Hobson TV Deal

Ahead of his hotly-anticipated rematch with Liam Williams, Liam Smith has been sparring Super-Middleweight Darryll Williams. Smith meets the Welshman in Newcastle on November 11th, live on BT Sport an...Read More

News: McCracken Honored, Al La Carte Final Card, Ennis Update

This Friday, October 13, marks the 99th and final boxing event that will take place at the arena on Dana Shores Drive in Tampa that once went by the name of Egypt Shrine Temple and is now called A La ...Read More

Murray is Stable After Being Hospitalized Following TKO Loss

Gary Murray is said to be stable in hospital following his fight last Friday. The previously undefeated Scot lost his unblemished ledger after being stopped by Paddy Gallagher of Belfast in a challeng...Read More