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Frank Warren on UK Boxing Return: I'm Not Allowed To Go, I'm Not Essential Enough!

Frank Warren becomes the first promoter to stage a show in the UK since the coronavirus pandemic on Friday night, but he will not be there to enjoy it. Brad Foster defends his British and Commonwealth...

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Boxing is Back, But Will It Hold Its Own?

The Sweet Caroline soundtrack might be absent and the crowds might be nowhere to be seen, but make no mistake boxing is returning to the UK market this summer. Both Frank Warren and Eddie Hearn have u...

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Hopes Rise For Return of Crowds as Lockdown Eased in UK

The prospects of crowds returning to boxing in the UK moved a stage closer on Tuesday as Boris Johnson, the prime minister announced easing the lockdown, although the changes are not likely to mean an...

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Frank Warren Aims To Deliver at Least Five Shows in Summer Series

Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions look set to avoid any clash with rivals Matchroom this summer by staging their behind-closed-doors shows on Friday nights. Warren aims to stage at least five show...

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Frank Warren Discusses The Return on Boxing in The UK

AS THINGS STAND, you could say we are now right in the thick of the championship rounds when it comes to our bid to put boxing back on the box. Our intention is to stage our first post-lockdown show i...

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Frank Warren Set To Stage First Shows in UK After Pandemic

Queensberry Promotions are looking to bring back live action in early July, with the BT Sports Studios in East London among the venues being considered for the behind-closed-doors shows. Frank Warren’...

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British Board Fears Some Smaller Promoters Will Go Out of Business

The British Boxing Board of Control (BBBofC) is concerned that smaller promoters will eventually go out of business due to the coronavirus pandemic. The spread of the COVID-19 virus has paused the spo...

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National Interest Exemption Could Pave The Way To The Return Of Big Time Boxing

National Interest Exemption Could Pave The Way To The Return Of Big Time Boxing

By Jake Donovan - A third fight between Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder. Unification title fights between Naoya Inoue and John Riel Casimero, as well as Vasiliy Lomachenko and Teofimo Lopez. Virtually a...

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British Board Still Waiting on Billy Joe Saunders To Set Hearing

The British Boxing Board of Control are still waiting for Billy Joe Saunders to submit his documents for a hearing. It's been seven weeks since the BBBoC had suspended Saunders' boxing license over a ...

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Eddie Hearn Reveals Big Plan To Stage Events, Including Whyte-Povetkin

Eddie Hearn says he is planning to stage a series of fight nights in the garden of the house where he grew up in Essex. The Matchroom headquarters in Brentwood are in what used to be the home of Hearn...

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UK Government Approves Sport Behind Closed Doors

The return of boxing in the UK moved a step closer on Monday when Prime minister Boris Johnson announced plans to allow sport behind closed doors from June 1. The UK Government issued a 60-page report...

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Hearn on Event Plans: It's Going To Be Like Fyre Festival But More Successful

Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom is very eager to bring boxing back with a big bang. Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Hearn's company was forced to postpone events all over the world. Most bo...

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Frank Warren Discusses Boxing's Return, Fury vs. Joshua Rumors

PERHAPS NOW, MORE than ever, is the time for boxing to properly punch its weight and establish a strong foothold on what will be, for a while at least, a new sporting landscape. As someone who was inv...

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The Return of Boxing in UK: Spit Buckets Will Be Allowed

Corners will have spit buckets, when boxing returns in the UK behind closed doors, after some were confused by a “no spitting” rule in guidelines sent by the British Board of Control (BBBC) to promote...

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Arum Could See U.S. Scene Up and Running Before UK Ends Lockdown

Top Rank's CEO Bob Arum believes the United States' boxing scene may be up and running before the UK scene is removed from lockdown. One of the bigger issues for Arum, due to the coronavirus pandemic...

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UK Closed-Door Boxing Events To Disallow People At-Risk or Over 70

As significant steps are being taken to get boxers back in the ring, so too are measures to determine who can and cannot be a part of the modified on-site process in the United Kingdom. Per guidelines...

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Ingle Could See Fights Being Finalized Quicker Due To Lockdown

Veteran trainer Dominic Ingle believes the coronavirus lockdown may lead to fights being made faster. The coronavirus pandemic has brought all major sports to a complete halt. Since mid-March, the ma...

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British Board's Smith: Boxing Cannot Happen Until NHS Is Normal

Robert Smith has issued an update regarding the resumption of British boxing. BoxingScene.com reported on Thursday that plans are being put in place for a return to action by June, with behind-closed-...

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British Boxing is Preparing For June Return

British boxing is making plans for a return to action in June, with behind-closed-doors shows planned first as long as the UK coronavirus lockdown is lifted. The British Boxing Board of Control (BBBoC...

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Hearn Could Be Forced To Take Big UK Shows Abroad

In the last few weeks, promoter Eddie Hearn has seen all of his upcoming events get postponed. Cards planned in numerous countries have been derailed due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Specifica...

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