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Photos: Anthony Joshua Drills Avila, Murray Impressive

Scottish Exhibition Centre, Glasgow, Scotland - It took Dereck Chisora nine hard-fought rounds to get the rid of Argentinean heavyweight journeyman Hector Alfredo Avila. It took Anthony Joshua nine ti...Read More

John Murray Crushes Simpson, Anthony Joshua Drills Avila

Middleweight prospect Anthony Ogogo (5-0, 2KOs) had his first fight of 2014, as he scored a six round unanimous decision over Greg O'Neill (3-2). The sole score by the referee was 60-54. The Olympic s...Read More

John Murray Replaces Injured Anthony Crolla on 3/1 Bill

Eddie Hearn of Matchroom and John Murray have confirmed that the Manchester-based boxer will meet John Simpson at Glasghow's SECC on March 1st. Anthony Crolla was due to meet Simpson, but "Million Do...Read More

Anthony Crolla-John Simpson on March 1 in Glasgow

Anthony Crolla will meet John Simpson at the SECC in Glasgow on March 1, live on Sky Sports. Manchester contender Crolla is hunting a World title shot this summer, and will face Greenock’s Simpson ...Read More

Simpson Replaces Rees, Faces Coyle on November 2

John Simpson will face Tommy Coyle at the sold-out Hull Arena on November 2 live on Sky Sports. The former British Super Featherweight champion steps up to Lightweight to face local star Coyle afte...Read More

John Simpson Had To Dig Deep To Defeat Choi

John Simpson beat Choi Tseveenpurev for the vacant WBC international super-featherweight title at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow. After 12 tough rounds the judges awarded it 116-112, 117-112, 116-11...Read More

Burns Stops Gonzalez, Shocking Ending To Retain

Emirates Arena, Glasgow, Scotland - Ricky Burns (36-2, 11KOs) got a shocking TKO win over undefeated mandatory challenger Jose Gonzalez (22-1, 17KOs) to retain the WBO lightweight crown in ten rounds....Read More

Choi Promises To Punish The "Little Boy" John Simpson

Choi Tseveenpurev says he’ll prove that age is nothing but a number and show the divide in class between him and John Simpson as they clash for the WBO International featherweight title live on Sky Sp...Read More

Ricky Burns vs. Jose Gonzalez: Simpson To Face Choi

John Simpson will face Choi Tseveenpurev for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental super featherweight title in Betfair’s ‘Fighting Pride of Scotland’ at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on May 11, live on Sk...Read More

Harrison To Appeal Sentencing; Simpson Fight Still On

By Daniel Vano - BoxingScene.com understands that the highly anticipated all Scottish clash between Scott Harrison and John Simpson will go ahead as planned in Glasgow’s Kelvin Hall, despite Harrison ...Read More

Scott Harrison-John Simpson is Close, Says Morrison

Manager Alex Morrison has confirmed that former champion Scott Harrison (27-2-2, 15KOs) is going to face super featherweight John Simpson (24-9, 11KOs) on December 1 at Kelvin Hall in Glasgow, Scotlan...Read More

John Simpson Targets European Championship Shot

John Simpson (24-9, 11KOs) targeted a European title after he retained his Celtic super-featherweight belt in impressive style with an early stoppage of Dai Davies at the SECC in Glasgow Saturday nigh...Read More

Ricky Burns Drops Kevin Mitchell Twice For Big TKO Win

Former amateur standout and 2007 WC bronze medalist Bradley Saunders (4-0, 3 KOs) dropped tough but badly overmatched Slovakian opponent Ivan Godor (9-24-4, 4 KOs) three times in round three, before a...Read More

UK News: John Simpson Returns To Ring This Saturday

Greenock super-featherweight John Simpson returns to action this Saturday (22nd September) on the huge Glasgow fight night at the SECC headlined by Ricky Burns v Kevin Mitchell. Since debuting at ...Read More

Burns vs. Mitchell: John Simpson To Make First Defense

All-action John Simpson will make the first defence of his Celtic Super-Featherweight title on the big Ricky Burns-Kevin Mitchell world title card at Glasgow’s SECC on Saturday 22nd September. Simp...Read More

John Simpson Feels Rejuvenated By Paul Appleby Win

Not long after John Simpson, 23-9 (10), had knocked out friend and rival Paul Appleby last Friday night in Glasgow, his trainer Danny Lee sounded a battle cry. “We want a European title shot!” Lee tol...Read More

Simpson Gains Revenge, KO's Appleby; Harrison Wins

It was a reversal of fortune in its severest form as John Simpson avenged a previous loss to Paul Appleby with an emphatic 6th round stoppage win Friday evening at Kelvin Hall in Glasgow, Scotland....Read More

John Simpson: Any More Defeats and The Game is Over

The final chapter of John Simpson’s gruelling boxing career begins on June 8 at the Kelvin Hall in Glasgow. That night, the granite featherweight will share a bill with compatriot and enigma Scott Har...Read More

John Simpson Not Retiring, Plans To Pursue Another Run

I always find it a bit weird yet humbling when a fighter calls me instead of the other way around. ...Read More

BScene's 2011 Year End Awards: Robbery Of The Year

By Jake Donovan - There have been fights that have produced results that prompted threats of an investigation and boxing reform. Often is the case that some sort of protest takes place by the offended...Read More