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ACID TEST FOR HEAVENS: AMBOMO FIRST HURDLE IN MAJOR TITLE HUNT

Wednesday 30th January 2019
Thomas Lyons

The departure of former Super-Middleweight titleholder George Groves this week and the speculation of who Anthony Joshua's opponent will be, have been news stories dominating the headlines. However, we commence with the small-hall action on February 16 at the York Hall, while a month later, 21-year old Ricky Heavens (6-1) continues his pursuit to the top having rectified the problems from a defeat suffered in late 2018, to continue his winning form…

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Hellraiser promoter Mickey Helliet in talks with ‘revived’ Reading heavyweight Sharif

Tuesday 22nd January 2019
Thomas Lyons

After losing an insurmountable amount of weight to kick-start his pro-career, back in November 2013, Aji Sharif returns to the ring with a burning fire to take the heavyweight division by storm. He's stripped himself down with five defeats on his record and is ready to put that all behind him and continue producing exciting knockouts with his blistering, fan-friendly…

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Edwards eager for world title redemption against Rosales

Tuesday 18th December 2018
Thomas Lyons

In just his ninth fight as a professional, former British super-flyweight champion and world title challenger (this weekend against Cristofer Rosales), Charlie Edwards dared to be great in what proved to be a step too far when he challenged John Riel Casimero, at the very same venue in September 2016.…

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COMPETING WITH THE ELITE: CAN ROCKY FIND A WAY TO BEAT CANELO AND WILL HIS STOCK RISE WITH A CREDIBLE DISPLAY?

Saturday 15th December 2018
Thomas Lyons

Even the pugilists believe there's no way Rocky Fielding overcomes this tall order against 'Canelo' Alvarez, but the enormous task at hand gives the man from Stocky lots of belief and aspiration to keep hold of his WBA world super-middleweight crown. Nurtured from the Stockbridge ABC club. Fielding could only have dreamed of fighting on the world stage against one of the most formidable pound-for-pound stars in world boxing at the moment. With a chance to rip up the script and show the wider boxing fraternity what Rocky Fielding is all about, the 31-year-old must find something special to…

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"I DON'T BELIEVE IN RUSHING ART, I TAKE MY TIME AND GET THE JOB DONE": Rising Bradford prospect Amin Jahanzeb already making waves in pro-ranks

Saturday 15th December 2018
Thomas Lyons

Bradford's highly touted prospect and MTK stable addition, Amin Jahanzeb (3-0) is just getting started, after making the transition to the professional game, earlier this year. Ahead of a promising 2019 for the 22-year-old, Jahanzeb has remained unbeaten, already racking up three consecutive wins by continually plying his trade in the gym, learning every day, sparring the likes of Kid Galahad for the past two months and easing his way into the unique Ingle environment. When you get a first glimpse of the exuberant Yorkshire man, you associate his style with flamboyance and unprecedented confidence but he's carrying the weight of the city…

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Seek and Destroy: Can newly established Chisora stop Whyte's charge towards world titles?

Wednesday 12th December 2018
Thomas Lyons

They've labelled him 'War Chisora' for this camp and despite all the commotion from the first fight build-up, heavyweight veteran Dereck Chisora is out to seek and destroy, to get revenge over domestic arch-rival Dillian Whyte on December 22 at the O2 Arena. The bad…

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HUNTING DOWN AJ: US OLYMPIAN IN THE ASCENDANCY TO PROVE WORLD CLASS CREDENTIALS

Sunday 25th November 2018
Thomas Lyons

He's made a huge statement with two impressive wins on the bounce; the first against Billy Nelson's protégé Martin Bakole at the York Hall in October and over a month later, recorded his best win on record, stopping Alexander Ustinov in the ninth round in Monaco, which puts 30-year-old American Michael Hunter in an excellent position among the promising heavyweight mix. The amateur pedigree of…

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YAFAI EXPECTS ELITE LEVEL BREAKTHROUGH AFTER VOLUNTARY DEFENCE IN MONTE CARLO

Wednesday 21st November 2018
Thomas Lyons

WBA 'Super' Super-flyweight champion Kal Yafai (24-0; 15 KOs) makes the fourth defence of his title, at the Casino de Monte Carlo Salle Medecin, against former world title challenger, Israel Gonzalez (23-2; 10 KOs). The Mexican makes the…

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FROM STRATFORD TO THE STAPLES CENTER: YARDE LANDS SPOT ON HUGE WILDER-FURY SPECTACLE

Friday 16th November 2018
Thomas Lyons

You will never see the progression of one of the hottest prospects in world boxing, Anthony Yarde, rushed by his trainer and manager Tunde Ajayi, but one thing that is assured is that the East London power-punching light-heavyweight is taking the right fights at the right time- Everything is timing. The partnership of teacher and student has been successful in this 16-fight embryonic stage, thus far, and the opportunity to fight on the biggest heavyweight showdown of past years has presented itself, so Anthony Yarde will face another step up on December 1, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, with an opponent yet to be announced. Yarde has faced mass criticism about his record, resume and particularly, level of opponent…

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Bellew bows out after brutal KO defeat to undisputed Usyk

Sunday 11th November 2018
Thomas Lyons

For all the marbles, the milestones, and ultimately, to make history at Manchester Arena for all four cruiserweight belts including the Ring Magazine, Tony…

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