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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…

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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…

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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 undefeated Hooker was instantly shaken by Ramirez' very…

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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…

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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 and moral deflation following the defeat would have left a bitter taste in Hurd's mouth but giving Williams his time to…

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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…

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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 the fast track to a world title shot. Standing in his way is a fellow unbeaten fighter, Masayoshi Nakatani, the longtime OBPF lightweight king who represents the stiffest test of Lopez's young career. Lopez (13-0, 11 KOs) and Nakatani (18-0, 12 KOs) will meet Friday at MGM…

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Galvanised ‘Loco’- Lynn sends respectable gesture towards former GB rival Gill about potential summer blockbuster

Tuesday 16th July 2019
Thomas Lyons

The term 'Gentleman' is often thrown around in the boxing world except the very minority of honest and disciplined fighters…

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LONE WOLF: Whyte de-sensitised by WBC conduct yet continues to assert himself as #1 chief contender

Monday 15th July 2019
Thomas Lyons

Approaching Fight Week has been difficult to comprehend for Brixton's powerhouse, Dillian Whyte, as the facade surrounding his immediate world title…

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Newark Power: Shakur Stevenson Thrills Hometown Fans

Sunday 14th July 2019
Top Rank

Newark, N.J. (July 13, 2019) — Ever since he turned pro following the 2016 Olympics, featherweight contender Shakur Stevenson wanted to return home to Newark. In front of 5,150 fans at Prudential Center, Stevenson, the WBO No. 1 contender, knocked out two-time world title challenger Alberto "Metro" Guevara (27-5, 12 KOs) in the third round of a scheduled 10-rounder. "That was a great performance I put on for the city of Newark. Top Rank, y'all all have to give me better competition I want the IBF and WBO {titles}. I would love to go to England to fight Josh Warrington," Stevenson said. "I surprised myself today.…

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