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Lee Purdy Forced To Retire Due To Left Eye Vision Loss

Former British welterweight champion Lee Purdy has been forced to retire after losing vision in his left eye. Purdy was hurt in a defeat to Leonard Bundu in December 2013. He has had a number of...Read More

Lee Purdy Still Aims To Return, Praises Amir Khan

British welterweight contender Lee Purdy, 27-years-old, is still focused on returning to the ring. He suffered a detached and torn retina in his right eye in the December 2013 defeat to then undefeate...Read More

Jury: Lee Purdy Not Guilty of Money Laundering

British welterweight Lee Purdy has been found not guilty of money laundering in a fraud case that landed five other people behind bars, according to BBC News. Those other defendants had been arrest...Read More

UK Insider: Mitchell-Vazquez; Crolla-Abril; Lee Purdy

The news that IBF lightweight champion Miguel Vazquez has signed with all-powerful manager/advisor Al Haymon is potentially bad news for Dagenham hopeful Kevin Mitchell. Mitchell won an eliminator...Read More

UK Insider: Carl Froch Update, Flanagan, Lee Purdy

Word out of Carl Froch’s training camp is that the Cobra is taking his preparations for next month’s rematch with George Groves deadly seriously. And to hone his edge even further, the champion has li...Read More

Lee Purdy's Career in Jeopardy After Detached Retina

British welterweight contender Lee Purdy (20-5-1, 13KOs) says his career is now in doubt after suffering a detached retina, according to The Daily Gazette. The 26-year-old boxer had a very bruising 20...Read More

Photos: Bundu Blasts Lee Purdy, Kevin Mitchell Wins

Lee Purdy failed in his bid for the European welterweight title in London as veteran Italian Leonard Bundu retained the belt with a 12th-round stoppage. The 26-year-old Colchester fighter was takin...Read More

Leonard Bundu Stops Lee Purdy To Retain EBU Belt

ExCel Arena, Dockland, London - Leonard Bundu (30-0-2, 11KOs) retained his EBU welterweight title with a twelfth round TKO of Lee Purdy (20-5-1, 13KOs), who suffers his second straight TKO defeat. ...Read More

Purdy Hopes To Land Frankie Gavin Down The Road

LEE PURDY is hoping for a change of luck after losing badly in Atlantic City.‘Lights Out’ Purdy challenges veteran European welterweight champion Leonard Bundu at London’s ExCel Arena tonight. And ...Read More

Lee Purdy is Hungry To Capture The European Crown

Lee Purdy will be looking to prove a point when he takes on European welterweight champion Leonard Bundu on Saturday night. The Essex banger has his first since losing to Devon Alexander earlier th...Read More

Lee Purdy Says Bundu Clash is a "Must Win" Opportunity

Lee Purdy and has vowed to show he has become a different fighter since losing to Devon Alexander when he challenges Italian Leonard Bundu for the European Welterweight title the ExCeL London on Satur...Read More

Joshua, Purdy, Mitchell, McDonnell, Ryder on Dec. 14th

Anthony Joshua, Kevin Mitchell, Lee Purdy, Jamie McDonnell and John Ryder are all in action on a packed end of year Matchroom Sport show at the ExCeL London on December 14, live on Sky Sports. Lond...Read More

UK Insider: Brian Rose, Lee Purdy; Gary Buckland

Former British light middleweight champion Brian Rose will stand on the threshold of a shot at the world title if he beats Javier Maciel on the Kell Brook-Vyacheslaw Senchenko undercard in Sheffield o...Read More

Leonard Bundu-Lee Purdy - Parties Agree To 12/14 Bout

Everything was set for EBU welterweight champ Leonard Bundu (29-0-2, 10KOs) to take on Gianluca Branco on December 21, but now all of the parties involved have agreed on letting Bundu make a voluntary...Read More

Lee Purdy Accused of Money Laundering in Fraud Case

British welterweight Lee Purdy was one of six people arrested earlier this week and accused of money laundering, according to BBC News. Their charges are “in connection with frauds against elderly ...Read More

Alexander: Every Time Purdy Opened Up, I Hurt Him

On Tuesday IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander paid a visit to BoxingScene Radio to talk about his victory over Lee Purdy that took place Saturday night in Atlantic City. During the fight the 2...Read More

CompuBox Stats: Devon Alexander Punished Lee Purdy

It wasn't Lee Purdy, as overweight late sub had the earmuffs on all fight, averaging just 48 punches thrown/12 landed per round before his corner stopped the fight. Devon Alexander, in an attempt to ...Read More

Video: Matthysse-Peterson Post Fight Press Conference

Bill Emes catches the post-fight press conference to Lamont Peterson vs. Lucas Matthysse. Hear comments from Matthysse, Peterson, Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer, IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexa...Read More

Photos: Devon Alexander Pounds Lee Purdy For TKO

Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City - IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander (25-1, 13 KOs) kept his title and streak going with a seventh round TKO over Lee Purdy (20-4-1, 13 KOs). Purdy took a beating ...Read More

Lee Purdy is Devastated Over Corner Pulling Him Out

Colchester welterweight Lee Purdy produced a gutsy display before being pulled out by his corner after seven rounds against IBF champion Devon Alexander in Atlantic City on Saturday night. Alexander (...Read More