ULTIMATE BOXXER SIGNS BROADCAST DEAL WITH BT SPORT

ULTIMATE BOXXER will have a minimum of FIVE shows broadcast live in the UK and Ireland in the first year  Ultimate Boxxer offers new experiences for the 21st century sports fan and youth culture Ambition to give more opportunities and meritocracy in the booming professional British boxing scene First event under the new agreement will be …

HAYWOOD RESIGNED FROM DAY JOB TO TAKE CHALLENGER CHALLENGE

KYLE HAYWOOD WAS not about to let the opportunity of fighting on BT Sport for the vacant Midlands Area title against CJ Challenger pass him by without giving it his undivided attention. For the 27-year-old from Leicester, who faces fellow local lad Challenger for the super welterweight strap at the Morningside Arena next Saturday (March …

MATCHROOM AND DELIVEROO – DELIVERING TO FANS INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE RING

Matchroom Boxing are delighted to announce Deliveroo as an associate sponsor for their highly-anticipated March 30 show at The M&S Bank Arena Liverpool, topped by former Super-Welterweight World Champion Liam Smith making his homecoming against all-action Brummie Sam Eggington. Deliveroo is on a mission to transform the way the nation orders its food. Partnering with the …

GORMAN WARY OF MALDONADO POWER AHEAD OF 2019 DANIEL DUBOIS SHOWDOWN

NATHAN GORMAN IS wary of switching off on March 23rd when he takes on former UFC star and now 26-1 heavyweight Fabio Maldonado at the Morningside Arena in Leicester, live on BT Sport. Facing the heavy handed Brazilian will mark the 16th fight of Gorman’s professional career, during which time he has become holder of the …

DUBOIS PREDICTS GORMAN KO

DUBOIS PREDICTS GORMAN KO DANIEL DUBOIS HAS thrown down the gauntlet to Nathan Gorman by stating he will win by knockout against his heavyweight rival should a fight between the pair be finalised for later this year. The pair’s promoter, Frank Warren, revealed earlier this week his intention to put the young heavies in together …

BOWEN TO FACE McCORRY IN LEICESTER DEFENCE

SAM BOWEN WILL make a first defence of his British super featherweight title against Jordan McCorry at the Morningside Arena in Leicester on March 23, live on BT Sport. The unbeaten Bowen, 14-0, from Ibstock in Leicestershire, was originally scheduled to defend against Ronnie Clark on a bill that also features a battle for the …

HUGHES – I ALREADY FEEL LIKE A BRITISH CHAMPION

Malmesbury man targets another away day win on March 30 Joe Hughes is determined to win the British Super-Lightweight title at the second time of asking.  He was left frustrated and angry after 12 battling rounds against former British Champion Tyrone Nurse at the Leicester Arena in 2017 that resulted in a draw. Hughes is still …

JENKINS HOPES NOT TO STRIKE IT UNLUCKY AGAIN

CHRIS JENKINS believes he’ll finally ditch his nearly man tag when he challenges British welterweight champion Johnny Garton. Swansea’s Jenkins (20-3-2) makes his third British title attempt when he faces Garton at London’s Royal Albert Hall this Friday night, live on BT Sport. Jenkins drew and lost a close points decision against Tyrone Nurse in …

PETERBOROUGH PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

PETERBOROUGH PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES Frank Smith, CEO of Matchroom Boxing: “Hello everyone and thank you for joining us here in Peterborough today ahead of a stacked JD NXTGEN show on Saturday night at the East of England Arena. It’s the start of a busy month for Matchroom Boxing. From here we go to Milan, New …

McCARTHY – RIAKPORHE IS LIMITED, HE’S LIKE A BIG NOVICE

Belfast talent takes aim at unbeaten Londoner Tommy McCarthy says he has nothing to worry about ahead of his crunch Cruiserweight showdown with unbeaten Richard Riakporhe at the East of England Arena in Peterborough this Saturday. Belfast’s McCarthy takes on the Dillian Whyte-mentored Londoner for his WBA Inter-Continental title in the latest instalment of the JD NXTGEN series, …