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Wraps On Weekly Memo: 'Does outside antics and commeradory "de-purify" the purity of the sport?"

Saturday 14th September 2019
Thomas Lyons (WOTV)

Polarising or not, Tyson Fury lives up to his fighting name. The charismatic 6'9 towering Manchester heavyweight squares off with Swedish outsider Otto Wallin in Las Vegas tonight. Contentious battles with mental health, anxiety, depression and so on have reshaped Fury's devotion to the sport he exacerbates purity within but before we unveil his fight week showmanship…

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Edwards sheds light on brother Charlie’s controversial NC yet has Guaraneros to contend with!!

Wednesday 11th September 2019
Thomas Lyons (WOTV)

14-0 Sunny Edwards may not be far off a world title shot and in doing so would need to overcome…

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Mahmood, Walker & Dujon all impress on Last Chance Saloon bill

Sunday 8th September 2019
Thomas Lyons (WOTV)

With career expectations heightened and the opportunity to propel themselves into major title contention, the Streetwise Management stable, spearheaded by Mickey Amoo, captivated the Bethnal Green crowd last night with their culminative flare, explosiveness & deceptive styles. The gym took big cues from IBF Richard Commey's remarkable rise into stardom from his native Ghana and led to Amoo Snr. reshaping his position in the U.K. with young domestic talent. Often, when the responsibility is passed down onto…

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Shafiq ready to steal the show on huge Loma bill

Wednesday 28th August 2019
Thomas Lyons (WOTV)

They formed a strong dual-partnership over the past months but Haroon Headley and Atif Shafiq are ready to step it up a notch and make their presence felt on the biggest of stages come Saturday night at the O2 Arena (London). The newly established Manchester based stable have the chance to derail James Tennyson's revived world title plans and make a case for themselves to be at the top with the WBA International Super-featherweight title…

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Luton Town’s Reynolds re-ignites revival of boxing in the community!!

Saturday 3rd August 2019
Thomas E Lyons

The Jordan Reynolds story continues as the inspiring 2020 GB Olympic team hopeful, sets the precedent and foundations for youngsters growing up in the Town. The newly-established Boxing Academy named after the charismatic and fan-loved 24-year old himself, has already transformed the lives of kids as little as 9 years old right through to producing some of the brightest young talents the Town has to offer (both Junior and Senior). This centrepiece for prosperous times ahead in Luton leaves Reynolds with no choice but to give back to a place firmly…

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Highlight-reel Ramirez stops Hooker in Six!!

Sunday 28th July 2019
Thomas Lyons

The highly-anticipated 140lb unification between defending WBC champion Jose Ramirez and former WBO titleholder Maurice Hooker marinated into its potential 'fight-of-the-year' status for sure. The Arlington crowd were on their feet throughout the contest as both men aimed to solidify their position at the top of the super-lightweight pecking order. Additionally, with conflicting promotional networks in competition with one another, Bob Arum's Ramirez and Eddie Hearn's Mighty Mo put all their controversial broadcasting disputes to one side and both put on a display to millions around the world watching on ESPN, Sky Sports (exclusive to the U.K. audience) & DAZN International in foreign territories. The previously…

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Naive Gervonta approaches Nunez with newly revived mentality

Thursday 25th July 2019
Thomas Lyons

After losing his IBF world super-featherweight title on the scales prior to the fight with Fonseca, the youngest American world champion at 22 (period), has been gifted with a clean, refreshed path to continue his rise to P4P supremacy. The brash Davis took his chance against Jose Pedraza back in January 2017 to win the IBF belt, but less than seven months later, faced another controversy failing to the make the 130lb limit on the Mayweather Box-MMA undercard. Consecutive wins against Liam Walsh, Jesus Cuellar & Hugo…

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Swift confident of stopping Lightning striking twice!!

Monday 22nd July 2019
Thomas Lyons

Former unified IBF, WBA & IBO super-welterweight Champion Jarrett Hurd (23-1) will be eager to get hold of his titles when he faces Julian Williams in their inevitable rematch. The 28-year old was edged out by 'J-Rock' Williams at the EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Virginia, via comprehensively handing 'Swift' his first defeat in the pro-ranks by UD. Undoubtedly, the psychological…

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August 31: Lomachenko-Campbell Set for London Showdown at The O2 LIVE and Exclusive on ESPN+

Saturday 20th July 2019
Top Rank/ ESPN+

WBA/WBO/WBC lightweight world titles on the line ESPN+ stream to begin at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT Live on Sky Sports Box Office in the United Kingdom LONDON (July 20, 2019) — London called. Loma answered. WBA/WBO lightweight world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko, the pound-for-pound Picasso and two-time Olympic gold medalist, will defend his belts Saturday, Aug. 31, against fellow Olympic gold medalist "Cool Hand" Luke Campbell, the pride of Hull, England, at The O2 in London. The vacant WBC world lightweight title will also be up for grabs in this battle of 2012 London Olympic gold medalists. Lomachenko-Campbell will headline a special afternoon edition of Top Rank on ESPN on ESPN+ — the industry-leading sports streaming service — beginning at 5 p.m. ET/2 p.m. PT.…

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Friday: Teofimo Lopez Set to Begin Lightweight Takeover Against Masayoshi Nakatani LIVE on ESPN+

Thursday 18th July 2019
Top Rank/ ESPN+

LIVE and exclusively on ESPN+ beginning at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT Entire undercard to stream on ESPN+ at 6:30 p.m ET/ 3:30 p.m. PT OXON HILL, Md. (July 17, 2019) —Teofimo Lopez is on…

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