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Hassan N'Dam Targets Olympic Run; Abraham vs. Lihuang Update

While most established pros are opposed to fighting in the Olympics, there are two stars that will take the chance to qualify. One is former WBO middleweight champ Hassan N´Dam, who represented Camero...Read More

Carl Frampton Batters, Stops Chris Avalos in Five

Odyssey Arena, Belfast, Northern Ireland - Before a massive home crowd, IBF super bantamweight champion Carl Frampton (20-0, 14KOs) stopped mandatory challenger Chris Avalos (25-3, 19KOs) in the fif...Read More

Frampton-Avalos: Plotnikov Faces Vassell For IBF I/C

WBO #12 welterweight Victor Plotnikov (31-2, 15 KOs) of Ukraine will clash horns with British contender Denton Vassell (21-2, 11 KOs) on February 28 At Odyssey Arena in Belfast, Northern Ireland for t...Read More

Scott Quigg Stops Jamoye in Three, Joshua Batters Airich

Scott Cardle (16-0, 4 KOs) hasn't looked any better than that in the first-round blowout of defending BBofC English lightweight champion Kirk Goodings (11-2, 3 KOs). Goodings was put down with a very ...Read More

Denton Vassell Hopes To Land Frankie Gavin Rematch

Denton Vassell hopes Frankie Gavin will grant him a rematch if he wins his British welterweight title eliminator. The former Commonwealth champion will end a 14-month absence from the ring when he ...Read More

Gaynor Speaks on Facing Skeete, Vassell Rejecting Offer

When Chad Gaynor came out of last year’s Prizefighter: The Welterweights he didn’t bag the £32,000 prize nor did he have a gleaming silver trophy to show for his efforts. Instead, the man from Rother...Read More

Bob Shannon on Denton Vassell, Ricky Burns, Jaw Breaks

Ricky Burns suffered the agony of a broken jaw in his last fight, a draw with Raymundo Beltran in September, so he could be forgiven for wishing that his first bout back wasn’t against an undefeated, ...Read More

Bob Shannon Believes Vassell Can Regroup, Return Strong

The fans in attendance and those who tuned into BoxNation on Friday night to watch Frankie Gavin versus Denton Vassell got to see the best of boxing from both sides of the argument, even though the fi...Read More

Gavin Damages Vassell , Breaks Jaw To Capture Crown

Joe Murray (14-0, 5 KOs), a former amateur star from Liverpool and the younger brother of perennial lightweight contender John Murray, barely overcame resistance of the ultra tough and very determined...Read More

British Boxing: Gavin-Vassell; Disney Huni; Lomax

Commonwealth welterweight king Denton Vassell is known as ‘The Quiet Storm’ but he has designs on causing serious carnage when he puts his belt on the line in a title unifier with British champion Fra...Read More

Gavin Set For Vassell; O'Sullivan Eyes Saunders Shocker

Frankie Gavin says he’ll be too quick and clever for Denton Vassell when they clash at the Liverpool Olympia on Friday 28th June. The Birmingham ace puts his British Welterweight title on the line...Read More

The Fighting Yogis: Vassell, The Smiths and Crolla

The art of pugilism, as Howard Cosell once said, “Is chillingly simple: One man purposefully endeavors to inflict bodily harm on another man”. The practice of Bikram Yoga, a 90 minute series of Hatha...Read More

Bob Shannon Delighted With Gavin vs. Vassell Switch

As reported on BoxingScene previously reported, Denton Vassell's showdown with Birmingham's Frankie Gavin has been switched from Wembley Arena to Liverpool's Olympia venue. The Commonwealth and Brit...Read More

Gavin vs. Vassell Will Now Head To Liverpool on June 28

Frankie Gavin and Denton Vassell’s British and Commonwealth Welterweight showdown will headline promoter Frank Warren’s show at the Liverpool Olympia on Friday 28th June. The highly-anticipated do...Read More

Denton Vassell vs. Frankie Gavin Delayed Until 7/20

Manchester's Denton Vassell and Birmingham's Frankie Gavin will have to wait a little bit longer for their Commonwealth and British welterweight title fight after Frank Warren revealed that his June 1...Read More

Denton Vassel-Frankie Gavin Looks Set, Shannon Delighted

Manchester’s Denton Vassell and Birmingham’s Frankie Gavin will come face-to-face at a press conference on Tuesday to formally announce their long-awaited Commonwealth and British welterweight title f...Read More

Shannon on Bellew-Chilemba, Crolla, Barnes, Vassell, More

Manchester’s Bob Shannon welcomed yet another Scottish boxer to his Fighting Fit gym last month when Aberdeen’s Matthew McAllister came down south for some sparring sessions with Shannon’s welterweigh...Read More

Denton Vassell a free agent, could Gavin fight be close?

Manchester's Denton Vassell, 28, had his promotional licence returned to him by Hatton Promotions earlier this year and the Commonwealth welterweight champion hopes that his free agent status will hel...Read More

Vassell Happy With Heffron Win; Flintoff Farce Over?

Manchester’s Denton Vassell (146½lb) scored a big win over undefeated northern rival Ronnie Heffron (146¾lb) at the Manchester Arena on Friday night to retain his Commonwealth welterweight title, keep...Read More

Bob Shannon on Ricky Hatton and Denton Vassell

Ricky Hatton’s comeback may have fallen at the first hurdle at the Manchester Arena on Saturday night against former WBA welterweight titlist Vyacheslav Senchenko, prompting a brutally honest and tear...Read More