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Andy Lee Tired of "Biased" Commentary During Sky Sports Cards

Two weeks ago at Madison Square Garden in New York City, former middleweight world champion Andy Lee returned to the ring and picked up a decision win on the Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs underca...Read More

British Boxer Moves Past Terror Attack, Wins Fight in WSOB

A British boxer who witnessed the fatal stabbing of police officer Keith Palmer has told how he wanted to continue with a planned fight to show everyone should "get on with their lives" in the wake of...Read More

Mickey Helliet in Profile: Failed Brain Scans, Promoting, Depression

Once known for having the largest stable of fighters in the UK, Mickey Helliet has earnt himself a reputation for being one of the most important men in British boxing. He manages a large number of ov...Read More

Mayweather Plans To Open UK Office, Expand To British Market

Floyd Mayweather has revealed plans to “set up shop” as a promoter within the UK. The American, 40, remains the subject of reports he is to fight for a 50th time against Ireland’s UFC lightweight cham...Read More

Mayweather Explains Power of Loyal UK Fans vs. American Fans

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (49-0, 26 KOs) is very fond of his loyal fanbase in the UK. The retired former five division world champion is currently on his second UK tour, where the boxer makes appearances i...Read More

Frank Warren on Bad British Scoring, Khurtsidze vs. Langford

The 114-114 tally submitted by British judge Ian John Lewis following the WBC world title contest between Rey Vargas and Doncaster’s Gavin McDonnell in Hull last weekend does the game over here no fav...Read More

Michael Watson Pleads For Witnesses of Attack To Come Forward

Former boxer Michael Watson has appealed for witnesses after he was involved in a “very frightening, violent situation” during a suspected car-jacking. The 51-year-old, left partially disabled after s...Read More

British Board Tackling Issue of Foreign Fighters Falsifying Records

The British Boxing Board of Control are unconcerned about reports of foreign fighters distorting their professional records but still plan to discuss the issue at their next board meeting. ...Read More

British Boxing News: Flanagan-Petrov, Skeete-Singleton, Jay Harris

Explosive Swansea flyweight Jay Harris intends to advance the rich prizefighting traditions of both his region and weight class when he makes an audacious challenge for the Commonwealth title at the Y...Read More

Matchmaker Jason McClory On Being In The Thick of It

Boxing is a tough game. Two fighters going head-to-head in the ultimate sporting battle trying to damage the other enough they can’t continue. We all know the score. The fighter will revel in the glor...Read More

Canelo vs. Chavez is Secured By BoxNation, BT Sport

To celebrate the launch of the ground-breaking deal between pioneering boxing channel BoxNation and BT Sport, the eagerly anticipated superfight between Mexican rivals Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar C...Read More

Felix Cash Added To March 17 Card at Bethnal Green's York Hall

Felix Cash has provided some further light on the March 17 card on which Jake Ball will return. Boxing Scene reported on Tuesday that Ball (7-1, 6 KOs), who suffered a devastating knockout defeat at t...Read More

Photos: Fury, Saunders, Adams, Smith-Williams, Flanagan Presser

At a London press conference today, Hall of Fame Promoter Frank Warren and his new broadcast partner BT Sport announced initial details of the first four events to be broadcast on both BT Sport and Bo...Read More

Steve Goodwin Updates on Stable, Looks Ahead, Reflects on 2016

Manager and promoter Steve Goodwin has told Boxing Scene that he is looking for a year of consolidation in 2017 following an extremely successful 2016 which saw him end with seven Southern Area champi...Read More

Cotto vs. Kirkland, Lemieux vs. Stevens Land on BoxNation

BoxNation will air two blockbuster bills exclusively live on the channel with five-time world champion Miguel Cotto facing knockout king James Kirkland on February 25th before former IBF middleweight ...Read More

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