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News: Ergashev, Flodin vs. Khattab, Dennis Hobson, More

A year ago, Shohjahon “Shoh” Ergashev was a little-known super lightweight prospect from Central Asia. However, being able to punch holes in brick walls has a way of helping people remember your name ...Read More

Frank Warren Discusses a Big December For British Boxing

The month of December will see our truly talented squad of boxers fighting on three fronts. Right at the beginning of the month we have Tyson Fury taking on the tallest of orders with his bid to relie...Read More

Dubois vs. Gorman Among The Fights Ordered By BBBofC

Jazza Dickens finally looks to have a dance partner for his next title fight. The former British super-bantamweight champion had been set to challenge Martin Ward, and his brother Thomas before him, f...Read More

UK News: Sean Dodd, Shaquille Day, Lewis Crocker, Benson

After appearing on the big stage, you might think Sean Dodd would be reluctant to go back to the small hall circuit again. For the last few years, the 34-year-old has been a regular fixture on big ar...Read More

UK News: Massey Eyes Okolie, Kieran Smith Update, Belfast Card

Fearsome cruiserweight Jack Massey heads for a pair of Manchester fights in November and December looking to tee up a tilt at British champion Lawrence Okolie. The Derbyshire fighter has impressed in ...Read More

UK News: Andrew Selby, Johnny Coyle, Amin Jahanzeb, More

Andrew Selby’s first fight in over a year. The Welsh television channel will be broadcasting the Sanigar Events card on Saturday, 27 October, live from the Newport Centre. The Bocsio Byw (Live Boxing)...Read More

UK News: Umar Sadiq, Danny Vaughan, Sunny Edwards, More

UMAR SADIQ only affords his next opponent, Zak Chelli, a puncher's chance when the two unbeaten super middleweights come together in what should be a fascinating match-up at the Brentwood Centre next ...Read More

UK News: Zak Chelli, Loua Nassa, Johnney Roye, More

ZAK CHELLI SAYS it was his desire to be considered Frank Warren's super middleweight priority that prompted his wish to take on fellow prospect Umar Sadiq at the Brentwood Centre on October 20....Read More

BoxNation Announces Big Week of Live Shows

FORMER World Super-Middleweight champion James DeGale and Olympic Super-Heavyweight Silver Medalist Joe Joyce head a boxing bonanza on BoxNation next week. ‘The Channel of Champions’ has pulled no pun...Read More

British Title News: Welborn vs. Heffron, Iqbal-Camacho, More

The British Boxing Board of Control have released their latest British championship circular and have thrown a number of fights out to purse bids. Stephen Goodwin has won the right to stage a cruiser...Read More

Michael Watson: My skin burned. My attacker just smiled at me!

Former Commonwealth middleweight champion Michael Watson has revealed the anguish he went through when he was dragged from his car during a carjacking last year. Watson retired from boxing after suffe...Read More

Ultimate Boxxer Returns on November 2nd at The O2 indigo

After an explosive Ultimate Boxxer debut at the Manchester Arena earlier this year, the fast-paced and hard-hitting event touches down in London on November 2nd at the O2 indigo. The second edition of...Read More

Nigel Travis Hopes To Continue Helping Youth of Moss Side

Although he was not born and bred in the Moss Side area of Manchester, former fighter Nigel Travis feels a special affinity with the place after spending over a decade serving it as part of the local ...Read More

Boxing figures to band together to raise cash for Chris Edwards

Former British and Commonwealth flyweight champion Chris Edwards (17-15-4, 4 KOs) died of a heart attack in March at the age of 41, and fans and fight figures in his hometown of Stoke and other areas ...Read More

Frank Warren Reacts To Eddie Hearn on Wilder-Fury, UK Boxing

THERE WERE SOME typically selective recollections from my Matchroom counterpart Eddie Hearn in the Telegraph on Saturday where he regaled us with yet another version of how he saved the sport from obl...Read More

Dec Spelman Makes a Successful Ring Return, Back on 9/7

Scunthorpe’s Dec Spelman made his return to the ring last month with a decision win over journeyman Jindrich Velecky at the North Notts Arena, Worksop. It was his first fight since the death of Scott...Read More

Dooley Noted: The Diminishing of Yorkies, Undercards, PPVs

I am a child of the 1980s. Some of you may have been born either before or after that decade yet one thing we all have in common is being handed a bit of money (for example 16p for a Mars bar in 1980...Read More

British and English Title News: Askin vs. Okolie Sent To Bids

The BBBoC recently met to match various British and English title fights, with some interesting match-ups sent out to purse bids. Most notably, cruiserweight holder Matty Askin has been ordered to de...Read More

Westgarth's Family Unveil Commemorative Seat in Hometown

It has been almost five months since Scott Westgarth passed away after collapsing following his upset decision win over Dec Spelman at the Doncaster Dome in February and the former fighter has been co...Read More

Unbeaten Prospect Forced To Retire After Routine Brain Scan

Undefeated prospect Ben Butler has been forced to retire from boxing after the BBBoC withdrew his licence following a brain scan. The check-up revealed that the 26-year-old would be risking his life ...Read More