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BoxNation, Top Rank Extend Output Deal - Three Cards Added

BoxNation have renewed their long-standing output deal with promoters Top Rank which will see the highly anticipated world title showdown between pound-for-pound star Vasyl Lomachenko and WBA lightwei...Read More

News: Stephen Simmons, Sam Evans, Bergan Brawls Update

Popular Scottish cruiserweight Stephen Simmons has retired from boxing as the IBF European champion at the age of 33. Edinburgh's 'Monster' won the belt by beating Simon Barclay in October last year b...Read More

Luke Blackledge Drops To Middleweight in Seach of Titles

Luke Blackledge (23-5-2, 8 KOs) has decided to drop down to 160lbs as he bids to get back into the title mix in a new division following some setbacks at Super middleweight. The Clitheroe-based boxer ...Read More

Stephen Simmons Gearing Up For Battle With Matty Askin

Stephen Simmons readily admits becoming the first Scotsman to win the British cruiserweight title will be extra special if he achieves the feat on English soil on Saturday. Edinburgh's Simmons (18-2-K...Read More

Welsh Trainer Wilson Talks Cleverly, Upcoming Events, UFC Star

Highly rated Welsh trainer Darren Wilson has had some story. He is one of the men behind the success of Nathan Cleverly, having been in the corner for Cleverly’s successful World title bid against Jur...Read More

Warren: Statistically Boxing is Safer Than Many Other Sports

IT is a very difficult time to defend the sport when tragedies like Scott Westgarth’s death happen. All of boxing is thinking of his family this week and pass on our condolences to them at this terrib...Read More

Brain Injury Charity Goes After Boxing Over Westgarth's Death

The death of British boxer Scott Westgarth has led to renewed calls for the sport to be banned. Westgarth was 31 when he died in the early hours of Sunday morning, having fallen ill after outpointing ...Read More

Tyan Booth Suspended For Comments after Westgarth's Death

Nottingham’s Tyan Booth has had his boxing licence suspended for distasteful comments made after Scott Westgarth’s death. Westgarth died aged 31 in the early hours of Sunday morning, having fallen ill...Read More

British Boxing Chief Smith Shocked at Death of Scott Westgarth

The death of heavyweight Scott Westgarth has been described as a disaster by British Boxing chief Robert Smith although he said it was impossible to make the sport 100 percent safe. Westgarth, 31, won...Read More

Scott Westgarth Passes Away After Suffering Head Injury in Win

PRO boxer Scott Westgarth who collapsed after winning his fight on Saturday has died in hospital. The light heavyweight defeated Dec Spellman in a 10 round title eliminator fight at the Doncaster Dome...Read More

Light Heavyweight Hospitalized After Win, in Serious Condition

A BRITISH boxer is believed to be in a life threatening condition after he was rushed to hospital following a bout. Scott Westgarth defeated Dec Spellman in a gruelling 10 round fight at Doncaster Dom...Read More

Matchroom, JD Sports and Sky Sports Launch ‘The MC Academy’

Matchroom Boxing, JD Sports and Sky Sports are looking for the next generation of boxing announcers with the launch of ‘The MC Academy’. Budding MC’s are invited to enter by uploading a video clip of ...Read More

News: Humberto Velazco, Elena Savelyeva, Brace vs. Jorneac

Light heavyweight prospect, Humberto "Tito" Velazco (18-1-1, 12 KOs), who is managed by Prince Ranch Boxing's Greg Hannely and promoted by Damien Vazquez' Sugar Promotions, talks training camp and mor...Read More

UK News: Gill vs. Cunningham, Ultimate Boxxer, Lane-Quartey

Jordan Gill will face Jason Cunningham in an eliminator for the British Featherweight title on the latest installment of the JDNXTGEN series at Victoria Warehouse in Manchester on Sunday February 25, ...Read More

Frank Warren: Ring Card Girls Here To Stay, Not Going Anywhere

DESPITE THE FACT that darts and Formula One have elected to play to the politically correct gallery, I, for one, certainly have no intention of handing the ring girls their cards. The two sports ditch...Read More

Hobson Slams 'PPV Farces' - Talks FreeSports, Clinton Woods

When former semi-pro footballer and trainee chef turned entrepreneur and boxing promoter Dennis Hobson takes his seat at the Ponds Forge Arena in his native Sheffield later tonight for the second show...Read More

News: Wale vs. Jenkinson; Gradinar vs. Gerula; USA vs. Ireland

At Sheffield’s Ponds Forge Arena this Friday, February 2, Barnsley’s Josh Wale will make the second defence of his British bantamweight crown when he faces Lincolnshire’s Bobby Jenkinson. Also on the...Read More

Frank Warren: Govt. needs to acknowledge good work in boxing

THE New Year’s honours were handed out at the start of the week but where are the awards for the real heroes in this country? The usual list of celebrities and politicians are set to get the royal tre...Read More

Hearn Feels British Boxing Will Stay Strong Despite Less Champs

Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom is confident that British boxing will remain strong despite there being less world champions. In 2016, the UK boxing scene erupted in full force with 13 world champio...Read More

Frank Warren Has Big Plans in Store For 2018

WE HAVE NOW bid farewell to a memorable 2017, but the significant milestone of our first year working in tandem with BT Sport does not come around until the end of the first week in April, so there is...Read More