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Light-Heavy, Trainer Banned Over Nick Blackwell Readmission

Hasan Karkardi and Liam Wilkins have been suspended by the British Boxing Board of Control following the sparring incident which saw Nick Blackwell admitted to hospital for a second time....Read More

British Board Investigating Nick Blackwell Sparring Incident

Nick Blackwell is no longer sedated after being operated on to reduce swelling on his brain. Press Association Sport understands the retired middleweight is stable but as he is yet to wake his conditi...Read More

Eddie Hearn Aims To Add More Olympic Talent To Matchroom

EDDIE HEARN is ready to raid GB Boxing for their top amateur talent. Two-time Olympic gold medallist Nicola Adams is close to agreeing a deal with the Matchroom chief. Wales’ 2010 Commonwealth Games b...Read More

Frank Warren: BT Sports Deal Has Leveled The Playing Field

Very much like the old eighties hit, I too feel like I’m walking on sunshine at the moment and it wouldn’t be over-egging the pudding to say the sun is shining on the great sport of boxing. ...Read More

Frank Warren Sees BT Sport Deal as Big Lure To Sign Rival Talent

FRANK WARREN believes he now has the pulling power again to lure Britain’s top boxers to join him. Warren yesterday declared war on rival promoter Eddie Hearn after agreeing a new tv deal to broadcast...Read More

UK News: Sanjeev Sahota; Ben Smith; Manny Zaber

Sikh starlet Sanjeev Singh Sahota has the welcome responsibility of delivering a whole new audience to the sport of boxing, writes Glynn Evans. The 25 year old light-welter from Emerson Park, Essex - ...Read More

BBBofC To Discuss Tyson Fury's Licence On October 12

Tyson Fury is at risk of losing his boxing licence. The British Boxing Board of Control will meet on October 12 to discuss the status of the licence of the current world heavyweight champion. Fury, 28...Read More

Towell's Management Unaware of Headaches Before Tragic Bout

The management team behind Scottish boxer Mike Towell, who died on Friday following a televised bout, has said it was not aware of any headache complaints made by the fighter before the match....Read More

Mike Towell Dies From Injuries in Knockout Loss To Dale Evans

Scottish boxer Mike Towell has died in hospital after he was seriously injured in a bout on Thursday night. The 25-year-old suffered a fifth-round loss to Dale Evans in a St Andrews Sporting Club figh...Read More

UK News: Skeete vs. Singleton, Liam Williams, Osman, More

The Penge punch picker is flying up the world ratings – ranked sixth by the WBO and seventh by the IBF – and with seven of his last nine victims failing to finish, the stylish south Londoner has final...Read More

Wadi Camacho vs. Isaac Chamberlain at York Hall, September 29

Wadi Camacho will defend his Southern Area Cruiserweight title against Isaac Chamberlain at York Hall, Bethnal Green on Thursday September 29. ...Read More

Brook: Beating Golovkin is Bigger Than Any British Win in History!

KELL BROOK is eating kangaroo to try to spring an upset on Gennady Golovkin on Saturday. The Sheffield boxer is stepping up two weight divisions to take on the US-based Kazakh for his three world midd...Read More

Al Haymon in Talks To Bring PBC Cards To The UK Audience

BRITISH boxing is fighting fit at the moment and it could be set for a further boost. A new promoter and – more importantly – added boxing on terrestrial television in this country is on its way....Read More

Frampton: The UK Has 14 World Champions - Not All Are Legit!

Late last month, WBA super featherweight champion Carl Frampton continued the UK's run of impressive victories and world title conquests when he won a twelve round decision over Leo Santa Cruz at the ...Read More

Luke Blackledge Talks About Taking The Hard Road

Clitheroe’s Luke Blackledge (21-2-2, 7 KOs) has hankered after a showdown against either Paul or Callum Smith for a while now. He was penciled in to fight Paul when "Smigga" held the British 168lb be...Read More

British Team Continues Run of Success - Day 9 at Rio Olympics

After having incredible success at home during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, Great Britain is on their way to even more medals during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. ...Read More

Hearn: Brit Winning World Title No Longer Enough To Be Great

Eddie Hearn believes British boxing's strength in depth has led to the crowning of new world champions being overlooked. Carl Frampton impressively became a two-weight champion when he defeated Leo Sa...Read More

MGM Liverpool Launches, Will Promote October Show

MGM Promotions looks set to make an assault on another UK city. The promotional arm of the Puerto Banus-based outfit has found success with the likes of MGM Birmingham, MGM Scotland and MGM Manchester...Read More

British Boxing News: Linares-Crolla, Joshua, Williams-Corcoran

Tickets for Anthony Crolla’s unification blockbuster with Jorge Linares for the WBA and WBC Diamond World and Ring Magazine Lightweight Championships at the Manchester Arena on September 24 will go on...Read More

Dale Evans To Return On July 16 in Cardiff, British Eliminator Next

Dale Evans will be back in action next month. The St Clears welterweight (10-3-2, 3 KOs) is set to box in Cardiff on a televised card. Evans, who will fight over six rounds before participating in a t...Read More