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Last chance saloon for Liam Smith at world level?

Thursday 19th July 2018
Thomas Lyons

Liam Smith returns to the states this weekend where he'll face the power punching Mexican Jaime Munguia who defeated Sadam Ali back in May to become the new WBO super-welterweight champion of the world. Smith has experienced this sort of occasion at the elite level sharing a ring with pound-for-pound king Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and knows exactly how to adapt to these situations and surroundings. Fighting abroad can be a daunting thing for some fighters but…

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JOSHUA VS. POVETKIN TICKET SALES ANNOUNCEMENT

Wednesday 18th July 2018
Matchroom Boxing

The first period of ticket sales for the World Heavyweight blockbuster between Anthony Joshua OBE and Alexander Povetkin on September 22 at Wembley Stadium Connected by…

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Undefeated middleweight star Andrade signs with Matchroom

Tuesday 17th July 2018
Thomas Lyons

The launch of Matchroom USA has made a stellar signing in Demetrius Andrade (25-0, 16 KOs) as part of their multi-million fight deal with DAZN which will be instrumental in streaming 16 jam-packed world championship cards across the shores in the US. Since Andrade moved up to middleweight, targeting a fight with current WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders as his next mandatory challenger, the hard-hitting Rhode Island southpaw has sealed the biggest deal of his professional career with marquee promoter Eddie Hearn…

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JOSHUA AND POVETKIN COLLIDE ON SEPTEMBER 22

Monday 16th July 2018
Matchroom Promotions

Anthony Joshua OBE will defend his WBA Super, IBF, WBO and IBO Heavyweight World titles against WBA mandatory challenger Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium Connected by EE on September 22, live on Sky Sports Box Office. The Heavyweight king returns to the scene of his historical triumph over legendary Champion Wladimir Klitschko in April 2017, where he produced the performance of a lifetime to claim…

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Weigh-In Results: Prograis vs. Velasco / Lopez vs. Silva

Sunday 15th July 2018
Top Rank

Regis Prograis 139.8 lbs vs. Juan Jose Velasco 140 lbs (WBC Super Lightweight Diamond Belt - 12 Rounds) • Teofimo Lopez 134.9 lbs vs. William Silva 134 lbs (WBC Continental Americas Lightweight Title - 10 Rounds) • Erick De Leon 132.5 lbs vs. Adrian Young 133.1 lbs (Super Featherweight - 10 Rounds) • Jean Carlos Rivera…

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'Buzzing' Moore gym lifts Fielding to new heights

Sunday 15th July 2018
MTK Global

World title challenger Rocky Fielding has championed the team spirit in Jamie Moore's gym ahead of his big night in Germany. Fielding (26-1-KO14) takes on WBA world super-middleweight champion Tyron Zeuge in Offenburg on Saturday night and is eager to show off further improvement. With the likes of two-weight world champion Carl Frampton and five-times world title challenger Martin Murray as stable-mates, Fielding is grateful to be part of a flourishing team. Fielding: "Training in that gym has revitalised me. Before I fought Callum Smith, I didn't have those nerves and…

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FANTASTIC FIELDING DESTROYS ZEUGE TO LAND WBA STRAP

Sunday 15th July 2018
Matchroom Boxing

Rocky Fielding destroyed Tyron Zeuge inside five rounds to become the new WBA World Super-Middleweight champion in Germany. After a fast start from the unbeaten champion, Fielding landed combinations and heavy shots in the third and fourth rounds to put himself in charge of the contest in the heat of Offenburg. Fielding was in total control in the fifth round and when a left uppercut stunned Zeuge, the champion retreated to the ropes, where Fielding landed a sickening body shot that forced Zeuge's trainer to throw in the towel. "It feels amazing," said Fielding. "The fact I've come to his backyard and stopped him. I've been listening to my trainer Jamie Moore and everything he said was on point. I broke him…

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Ejakpovi excites York Hall crowd with emphatic seventh round stoppage

Sunday 15th July 2018
Thomas Lyons

'Hollywood Josh' Ejakpovi extends his unbeaten record to 12-0 following his seventh round stoppage of Max Wicks at the mecca of boxing, York Hall Bethnal Green last night. The first round was a cagey affair, with both Ejakpovi and Wicks trying to find their range with the jab. However, the undefeated super-welterweight prospect started to throw more feints to upset Wicks and took the opening round with the superior work rate. This clash was a final eliminator for the Southern area crown and Ejakpovi started to press the pace of the fight, catching Wicks with a crisp lead jab. Wicks sustained a cut below his right eye after a straight cross…

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Sakyi steals the show with final round stoppage of Siar Ozgul to crown himself Southern area super-lightweight champion

Saturday 14th July 2018
Thomas Lyons

Nothing short of drama inside the famous York Hall last night with Mikey Sayki displaying heroics in the final round of his Southern area title fight with previously undefeated rising star Siar Ozgul to become the new champion. The 27-year-old, who resides in Romford, found the one shot to end proceedings and turn the fight around. Sakyi started off…

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Fury faces step up in class against Pianeta

Thursday 12th July 2018
MTK Global

Lineal world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury will take on former European champion and two-time world title challenger Francesco Pianeta at Windsor Park on August 18. Fury (26-0-KO19) returned from two-and-a-half years out of the ring with a dominant stoppage of Sefer Seferi in Manchester on June 9 and will continue his march back towards the top against Pianeta (35-4-1-KO21). Pianeta, who won the WBC world youth crown before picking up…

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