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Miracle or Repeat: How do you make a case of fair treatment in favour of Danny Jacobs if the fight goes the distance?

Sunday 5th May 2019
Thomas Lyons

*PREVIEW FOR CANELO-JACOBS Stepping in the ring with a fellow elite fighter in Canelo may seem a leap too far for a fairly underprivileged fighter from Brownsville, Brooklyn, New York but Cinco de Mayo weekend will treat Daniel 'The Miracle…

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Dogboe out for redemption after Navarette rematch is confirmed

Saturday 6th April 2019
Thomas Lyons

The 'Royal Storm' will be brewing this time around as Isaac Dogboe (20-1, 14 KOs) looks for revenge against arch-nemesis and WBO super-bantamweight titleholder Emanuel Navarette (26-1, 22 KOs) The Mexican was on the right end of a unanimous points decision at the Madison Square Garden Theater in…

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"THE MANUFACTURER OF HUMAN BEINGS" MARK PRINCE VOWS TO CONTINUE DRIVING #INSPIRINGFUTURECHAMPIONS CAMPAIGN TO THE MASSES

Thursday 4th April 2019
Thomas Lyons

Memories usually bring about emotions; sometimes despair, anger or even joy. Ten years prior to receiving an OBE, Mark Prince was walking up and down the corridors…

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Reeves relishes more big nights

Tuesday 26th March 2019
Thomas Lyons

A strong Irish continency flooded into the iconic Madison Square Garden Theater for the eleventh professional fight of Michael Conlan's career, against Ruben Garcia Hernandez. Before the St Patrick's Day celebrations could get underway properly, on the undercard of the decorated, former Irish Olympian, Limerick's Lee Reeves was in action at his natural 140lbs. His opponent, the durable Edward Torres, who at a similar phase of his embryonic start, gave Reeves a proper test and took the 24-year old Shannonsider the full 4-round distance. Under the tutelage of Lee Baxter (his promoter), Reeves was presented with another major stage and platform, this time on the West Coast…

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Whitley's Muston edges out Sheffield's Moore in opening bout of elite finals

Sunday 24th March 2019
Thomas Lyons

An unpopular split decision saw Reading's only medal hopeful, Rueben Muston, take the 36kg junior title and add to his already impressive tally of wins in the unpaid ranks. With the bright yellow football style socks and matching boots, Muston…

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Top Rank Signs 16-Year-Old Amateur Superstar Xander Zayas

Friday 15th March 2019
Top Rank Official

11-time Puerto Rican and U.S. national champion will turn pro under Top Rank banner in September (March 14, 2019) — Xander Zayas, born in Puerto Rico and fighting for USA Boxing as one of the world's top amateurs, has signed a multi-year professional contract with Top Rank. At only 16 years old, Zayas is the youngest fighter ever to sign a pro contract with Top Rank. An 11-time Puerto Rican and U.S. national champion, Zayas will make his pro debut as a welterweight in September. Zayas, who is currently 118-14 in the unpaid ranks, will represent Team USA next month at the Emil Jechev Memorial Tournament in Botevgard, Bulgaria. "Xander Zayas…

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Top Rank Announces Media Partnership with Management Firm MTK Global

Monday 11th March 2019
Top Rank

Multi-year licensing agreement will bring MTK Global events from around the world to boxing fans in the United States on ESPN platforms (March 11, 2019) — Top Rank and MTK Global are proud to announce an exclusive multi-year licensing agreement that will bring MTK Global events to fans in the United States on ESPN platforms, including ESPN+ — the direct-to-consumer sports streaming service from The Walt Disney Company's Direct-to-Consumer & International segment and ESPN. The agreement calls for approximately 30 shows a year emanating from the United Kingdom, Ireland, and elsewhere around the globe. The inaugural Top Rank/MTK Global/ESPN card will be announced soon. "MTK Global manages a vast number of…

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"When people call it a stepping stone, I class it as a major title!" Liam Dillon not taking Southern area title challenge lightly

Thursday 7th March 2019
Thomas Lyons

Chingford's unbeaten rising super-featherweight prospect Liam Dillon (8-0) doesn't class his Southern area title challenge with Dave Birmingham as just a building block in what he considers his 'toughest test to date.' Ahead of Goodwin boxing's 'Dare to Dream' card at York Hall, Dillon has done plenty of sparring with a lot of highly-touted amateurs at Hoddesdon among the wealth of experience with the likes of Lightweight area champion Jeff Ofori and his stablemate Matthew Chanda. It's…

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Pulev-Dinu and Magdaleno-Ramos Headline SoCal Top Rank on ESPN Card at The Hangar

Wednesday 27th February 2019
Top Rank/ESPN

COSTA MESA, Calif. (Feb. 27, 2019) — Heavyweight contender Kubrat Pulev, ranked No. 1 by the IBF, will put his rating on the line…

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HAVNAA AND RASHID COME FACE-TO-FACE IN OSLO

Tuesday 26th February 2019
Team Sauerland Promotions

Kai Robin Havnaa (13-0, 11 KOs) and Rad Rashid (16-4, 13 KOs) came face-to-face for the first time at a press conference today in Oslo ahead of their IBO International Cruiserweight title fight on Saturday at the SØR Amfi in Arendal. Their championship clash will be the first time in over 40 years that a male boxer has contested an international title on Norwegian soil following Harald Skog's WBA World Light Heavyweight title fight with Victor Galindez in 1976. Havnaa says he is motivated by the chance to claim his first professional belt, and is looking forward to fighting in front of his home fans for the second time following…

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