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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…

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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 at heart in which he faced several periods of adversity and overcome those challenges in. With his own career in jeopardy not so long ago, forced to wait on…

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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…

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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 Ruiz meant the next defence of his self-established and earnt WBA crown would be put to the…

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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…

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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,…

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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 National Harbor in an IBF world title eliminator, with the winner…

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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 who circle around the wider fraternity. Both Jordan Gill & Louie 'Loco' Lynn have positioned themselves as the next crop of top-prospects coming through the ranks and the pair have been involved in a recent social media conversation about when they should fight. Gill, who is highly touted to fulfill his potential in the paid ranks, having suffered his first defeat to Enrique Tinoco and took the loss as a 'learning curve' moving forward, following his win over Emmanuel Dominguez in three brutal rounds, has remained hopeful of a rejuvenation phase. The 25-year old Mexican steps up to the plate…

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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 shot with the WBC remains stagnant. With no clarity nor confirmation about what the fight with Cuban title challenger Oscar Rivas will actually be for in…

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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…

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