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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

McDermott: Medical Scan Mistake Almost Cost Me My Life!

Dudley’s Darren McDermott (17-2-1, 9 KOs) faced a fight to return to full health at the end of his boxing career after picking up a brain bleed while sparring in 2010 yet the former English middleweig...Read More

UK Boxing News: Ekundayo vs. Thain, MTK Global Update

IBF European welterweight title challenger John Thain has revealed he is driven by the fear of looking back on his career without having fulfilled his potential. The Scot (17-3-0-KO1) travels to Londo...Read More

Jamie Moore Aims To Secure More Glory as a Trainer

TRAINER Jamie Moore was on the verge of quitting a year ago – now he’s on a title fight roll. The former European light-middleweight champion was in Jack Catterall’s corner at Belfast’s SSE Arena last...Read More

Liam Williams Targets Metcalf, Clark vs. Joyce, MTK's 9/24 Card

Liam Williams has called out James Metcalf. The former British, Commonwealth and WBO European super-welterweight champion got back to winning ways recently. Williams, 26, stopped Darryll Sharp inside ...Read More

BoxNation, MTK Global Reach Agreement For 12 Events

MTK Global is proud to announce that 12 of its forthcoming fight nights will be screened live and exclusively on the world’s leading boxing channel BoxNation. The deal will kick off in style when MTK ...Read More

Anthony Small is Cleared of Encouraging Terrorism

Former British and Commonwealth light-middleweight titlist Anthony Small has been cleared of encouraging terrorism by a jury at the Old Bailey. The 36-year-old was hit with the charge after publishin...Read More

Calls Grow For Statue Tribute To Brendan Ingle

Brendan Ingle died on Friday at the age of 77 and there was an immediate outpouring of praise for his achievements in the boxing world. Ingle’s Wincobank gym produced Naseem Hamed, Kell Brook, Johnny ...Read More

Gilberto Ramirez vs. Roamer Angulo Lands on BoxNation

Super middleweight world champion Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez will make the fourth defence of his WBO belt against the hard-hitting Roamer Alexis Angulo, live and exclusive on BoxNation. ...Read More

UK News: Liam Williams, Bradley Skeete, Ward, More

Former British champion Liam Williams has been handed a route back into contention after the BBBoC matched him against Asinia Bufield for the vacant British light-middleweight belt. The Board’s lates...Read More

Frank Warren Talks BT Sport Extension, Liam Smith, Skeete Loss

THE LONG-TERM just got longer as far as our, so far hugely successful, partnership with BT Sport is concerned and I was delighted to make public the extension of our agreement to stage boxing on behal...Read More

Joe Bugner Reveals His Recent Battle With Cancer

Former world heavyweight challenger Joe Bugner has confirmed that he has successfully battled cancer and is making a recovery. The 68-year-old has told The Sun that his doctor attributed the skin can...Read More

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