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Closing in On Year's End: BoxingScene Ratings Update

Heavyweight: Alexander Povetkin’s failed drug test result scuttled a fight with Bermane Stiverne (who also tested positive for a PED on the way to their proposed fight). Stiverne’s test result was alr...Read More

Kal Yafai Drops, Dominates Luis Concepcion To Win WBA Title

Manchester Arena, Manchester - Kal Yafai (21-0, 14KOs) dropped and dominated Luis Concepcion (35-5, 24KOs) to capture the WBA super flyweight title. The scores were 120-108, 119-108 and 117-110....Read More

Concepcion vs. Yafai Still On, WBA Belt At Stake For Yafai Only

Kal Yafai has insisted that his fans will still get to see him in the ring this weekend. The Birmingham super-flyweight was hit with a shock on Friday when his opponent failed the weight ahead of thei...Read More

Photos: Yafai on Point, Concepcion Overweight and Loses Belt

Yafai vs. Concepcion photo gallery of weigh-in - Kal Yafai's world title opponent Luis Concepcion has failed to make weight for his WBA super-flyweight title defence and has vacated the belt. The Brit...Read More

Will Khalid Yafai Expand the Picture at 115?

Will Khalid Yafai Expand the Picture at 115?

By Cliff Rold - In a weekend chock full of fighting on the US airwaves, one of the more interesting bouts on tap didn’t make the cut. Quality young heavyweights? Check. Jr. welterweight champion in fr...Read More

Kal Yafai Wins, Faces Luis Concepcion on 12/10 in Manchester

Kal Yafai lined up a world title fight with a comprehensive victory. The super-flyweight, who is currently the British, WBA Inter-Continental and IBF Inter-Continental champion, stopped Johnson Tellez...Read More

Gamal Yafai is Out; Economides Steps In, With Kal Yafai Added

Gamal Yafai has been forced out of his next fight. The Commonwealth super-bantamweight champion had been set to defend his rainbow belt against Sean Davis (10-0) on Saturday, exclusively live on Sky S...Read More

Luis Concepcion-Kal Yafai Eyed For November 26 In Manchester

Kal Yafai looks set for a world title challenge before the year is out. The Birmingham super-flyweight, who is the current WBA Inter-Continental, British titlist and ex-IBF Inter-Continental ruler, ha...Read More

Felix Cash, Anthony Ogogo, Andrea Scarpa, Kal Yafai Win at O2

Welterweight Ted Cheeseman (4-0-0, 3KO) chalks up his third victory of the year with a fifth-round technical knockout of Danny Little (4-17-2, 0KO) to get the undercard action underway at the 02 Arena...Read More

Joshua-Breazeale: Anthony Ogogo, Kal Yafai Added To Card

Kal Yafai and Anthony Ogogo are the latest British boxing stars added to the action at The O2 in London on June 25, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Yafai is targeting a World title shot in 2016 and the...Read More

Bradley Skeete Holds Off Sam Eggington To Win Decision

Genting Arena, Birmingham - It was all sweet for London’s Bradley Skeete (146lbs) tonight as he weathered a bit of a late storm to take the British and Commonwealth welterweight titles from Stourbridg...Read More

UK Boxing: Flanagan vs. Mathews; Tom Baker; Kal Yafai

Merseyside favourite Derry Mathews says he wants a war with Manchester’s Terry Flanagan. The all-action Scouser has promised to go toe to toe with his bitter North West rival when the pair battle i...Read More

Kal Yafai To Face Anthony Nelson On 3/5, Eyes Step Up After

British super flyweight champion Kal Yafai (17-0, 11 KOs) looks set to face Commonwealth champion Anthony Nelson on March 5 in Birmingham (11-0, 2 KOs). Nelson, from South Shields, won the vacant C...Read More

Kal Yafai Hopes For Future Clash With Kohei Kono

This past Saturday, Kal Yafai claimed the vacant British super-flyweight title with a unanimous points victory over an outclassed Jason Cunningham in Birmingham. Despite a significant height disadv...Read More

Eggington Gets Revenge on Evans, Kal Yafai Wins Gold

Barclaycard Arena (formerly NIA), Birmingham - The Yafais went 2-0 on the night when Khalid (114½lbs) out-boxed Doncaster-based southpaw Jason Cunningham (114¼lbs) for the vacant British Super flyweig...Read More

Photos/Weights: Macklin-Welborn, Yafai, Eggington

Dale Evans was on the verge of quitting boxing – now he has the chance to rip the British and Commonwealth Welterweight titles from Sam Eggington when they clash at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham...Read More

Kal Yafai Ready To Shine in British Title Showdown

Kal Yafai believes winning the British Super Flyweight strap will kick-start an avalanche of titles – and wants that to start with a big KO win over Jason Cunningham at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmin...Read More

Weights From Leeds: Warrington 126, Brunker 125

All fighters made weight for Saturday's big show in Leeds, England. There was little drama during Friday's weigh-in, save for a brief trash-talk and forehead-to-forehead staredown between undercard ri...Read More

Hearn Wins Purse Bid For Butler-Yafai, Set For 10/17

Matchroom Sport have confirmed they are looking to stage Paul Butler’s British super flyweight title defence against Kal Yafai on October 17 in Birmingham, having won purse bids for the fight. Pau...Read More

Anthony Joshua Crushes Love in Two: Macklin, Yafai Win

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham - Super middleweight prospect Lennox Clarke (8-0, 3KOs) won a four round decision over Alistair Warren (8-10). The referee had a solie score of 39-38. Michael Rooney (...Read More