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British & Commonwealth champion Johnson 'not phased' by Beterbiev challenge

Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Thomas Lyons

For some fighters, big opportunities don't come round too often, and when they do, it's all about taking calculated risks that produce huge rewards. Having earned everything so far in…

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Warrington crowned IBF world Champion defeating Selby by split-decision

Sunday 20th May 2018
Thomas Lyons

Even a somewhat controversial 115-113 scorecard in favour of Lee Selby wasn't going to deny Leeds' hometown favourite Josh Warrington from becoming their first world champion. With neither fighters carrying concussive one punch power, many predicted the fight would go the distance and so it did. In front of a 25,000 strong Leeds United faithful at Elland Road, Selby was entering the Lions Den as the favourite according…

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“THIS IS MY LIFE, THIS IS EVERYTHING” Jeffrey Ofori targets Southern Area title shot in 2018

Friday 18th May 2018
Thomas Lyons

Tottenham based fighter Jeffrey Ofori (5-0) insists he is close to securing a Southern Area title shot this year. The undefeated Ofori opens up on how boxing gave him focus and ambition to be the best version of himself. Born in Hackney, but raised in the Borough of Tottenham from the age of 7, the 28-year old talks to me about the success he's had on the amateur scene and making the transition to the professional ranks. His next fight will be on the…

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Cheeseman Meets Upton At York Hall

Thursday 17th May 2018
Matchroom Promotions

Unbeaten pair clash for WBA International strap on June 6 Ted Cheeseman will defend his WBA International Super-Welterweight title against Paul Upton in the latest instalment of the JDNXTGEN series at York Hall, Bethnal Green on Wednesday June 6, live on Sky Sports. Cheeseman landed the title in February as he stepped up in class against American dangerman Carson Jones at The O2, widely outpointing the Oklahoma native who had given Kell Brook and Brian Rose torrid times in his previous visits. That win…

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The Champ Comes Home: Jose Ramirez to Defend WBC Super Lightweight Title Against Danny O’Connor

Thursday 17th May 2018
Top Rank Promotions

FRESNO, Calif. (May 16, 2018) - Jose Ramirez, the pride of California's Central Valley, is ready for his world championship homecoming. Ramirez, from Avenal, Calif., will make the first defense of…

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Interview: Germaine man Mr. Brown

Thursday 17th May 2018
Paul Oltai

When you are a young boxer from London starting out at the Fitzroy Lodge would you ever dream of having your debut at York Hall? Or how about being a sparring partner for a current world champion in a huge domestic clash of theirs? Well this is exactly what has happened to newly turned professional Germaine Brown. Having just had his first bout on 14th April 2018 at the iconic York Hall on a British Warriors show it has been a dream start to his career with that bout bringing him also his first win. Starting out as an amateur boxing out of the Fitzroy Lodge where he was for around 7 years under the tutelage of Mark Rygate and having over…

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Boxing Thunder in OKC: Gilberto Ramirez Defends Super Middleweight Title and Alex Saucedo Comes Home June 30 in Oklahoma City

Wednesday 9th May 2018
Top Rank

LIVE on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 9 p.m. ET. Tickets on Sale Friday, May 4 at 10 a.m. CST OKLAHOMA CITY (May 1, 2018) — The Sooner State will welcome home its favorite fighting son and one of boxing's elite champions for a special edition of Top Rank on ESPN Saturday, June 30 at Chesapeake Energy Arena, home of the NBA's Oklahoma…

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Carlos Adames: ‘Caballo Bronco’ is Ready For ESPN Spotlight

Wednesday 9th May 2018
Top Rank Promotions

Adames to fight Alejandro Barrera as co-feature to Linares vs. Lomachenko NEW YORK CITY (May 7, 2018) - Carlos 'Caballo Bronco' Adames no longer wants to be the welterweight division's best-kept secret. The undefeated 24-year-old from Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, is seeking to make a statement on one of the biggest stages imaginable. Adames (13-0, 11 KOs) will face Alejandro Barrera in a 10-round bout as the ESPN-televised co-feature to Jorge Linares' WBA and Ring Magazine lightweight title defense against Vasiliy Lomachenko on Saturday at Madison Square Garden. Adames, who will be making his debut under the Top Rank banner, has not fought in the United States since his…

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Hughie Fury faces Sam Sexton for the British title

Wednesday 9th May 2018
MTK Global

Peter Fury has warned the heavyweight division son Hughie Fury is developing the power to complement his undoubted technical skills. Fury (20-1-KO10) was controversially denied a world title by a majority decision defeat to Joseph Parker in September 2017 and will challenge Sam Sexton for the British crown in Bolton on Saturday. With his natural talent clear for all to see, father and trainer Peter Fury is encouraged by the increasing weight in the punches thrown by his son, who…

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Tennyson Weathers Early Storm To Stop Ward In The Fifth Round

Saturday 5th May 2018
Thomas Lyons

Opening the Bellew-Haye II show at the O2 Arena, James Tennyson climbed off the canvas in the second round to record a fifth-round stoppage of Martin J Ward to take the coveted European and Commonwealth Super-Featherweight titles back to Belfast, while retaining his WBA International title. Tennyson (now 22-0, 18 KOs) has made a huge statement to the rest of the division…

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