TYSON TO UNLEASH FURY ON TWO-TIME WORLD TITLE CHALLENGER PIANETA

  TYSON FURY will face two-time world heavyweight title challenger Francesco Pianeta in his second comeback fight next month.   The lineal heavyweight champion will face the 6ft 5in Italian on Frank Warren’s blockbuster open air show at Belfast’s Windsor Park on Saturday August 18, which is live on BT Sport.   Fury, 29, ended …

WBO News: Officials Appointed for World Title bout Between Champion Ryuya Yamanaka and Vic Saludar

  The World Boxing Organization (WBO) announced the officials assigned for this Friday, July 13th bout between Mini Flyweight World Champion Ryuya Yamanaka (16-2, 5 KOs), from Japan, and Vic Saludar (17- 3, 10 KOs), from the Philippines, in a scheduled 12-round match.   The duel will be held at the Central Gym in the …

McConville Set For Tough Inaugural Championship Challenge, Liverpool Man To Face India’s Goyat

  Promoter Kyle Gallagher announced earlier today that unbeaten Welterweight prospect Jonny McConville, is set to challenge Chandigarh India’s Neeraj Goyat for the Professional Boxing Council (PBC) International Silver Welterweight Championship, at the Jubilee Sports Bank in Liverpool on Saturday 8th September 2018.   McConville is in fine form and comes into this Championship contest …

John Docherty turns pro with Matchroom Boxing

  Scottish Commonwealth Games bronze medal man joins paid ranks   Talented amateur John Docherty has signed a promotional agreement with Matchroom Boxing.   Docherty landed Commonwealth Games bronze for Scotland in Australia in April, defeating England’s Ben Whittaker to reach the semi-final stage and land his medal.   The former Team GB man has …

‘JAZZA DICKENS NEEDS TO FIGHT WITH A BOXING GLOVE ON HIS HEAD!’

  Dave Garside says James Jazza Dickens needs to fight with a boxing glove on his head, ahead of the Liverpudlian’s rematch with Martin Ward at the Rainton Meadows Arena on July 27.   County Durham’s Ward faces Dickens, 23-3 (8), for the British Super Bantamweight Title live on Freesports (Freeview 95, Freesat 252, Sky …

Davies Jnr pens three-fight deal with Matchroom Boxing

  Liverpool ace to challenge Glenn Foot for British and Commonwealth belts   Robbie Davies Jnr has signed a three-fight deal with Matchroom Boxing – with the first of those bouts to be a British and Commonwealth Super-Lightweight title clash with Glenn Foot in Newcastle in October.   The Liverpool ace will meet the Sunderland …

Joshua commits next two fights to Wembley Stadium

  Heavyweight ruler set to box at national stadium in September 2018 and April 2019   Anthony Joshua OBE has committed his future to his loyal UK fight fans with his next two fights to be staged at Wembley Stadium connected by EE in London.   Joshua will defend his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO …

WBO News: Wilfredo Gómez crowned ‘Honorific Champion’ of the World Boxing Organization

  In a crowed activity held in Arecibo, the World Boxing Organization (WBO), with the collaboration of former world champion Samuel ‘El Torbellino’ Serrano, brought together several former Puerto Rican world champions along with currents boxers to recognize the trajectory of former three-division world champion Wilfredo ‘Bazooka’ Gómez.     “Had the WBO existed in …

IRISH STARS TO JOIN FRAMPTON, FURY & BARNES ON WINDSOR PARK BILL

  Hall of Fame Promoter Frank Warren has today confirmed further undercard details for the Windsor Park event on Saturday 18th August, headlined by Belfast Hero Carl Frampton’s defense of his Interim WBO World Featherweight Title against Australian Luke Jackson. Frampton v Jackson will be broadcast live and exclusive in the UK on BT Sport. …

DeGALE VACATES IBF CROWN

  Two-Time IBF World Super-Middleweight Champion James DeGale MBE has today relinquished his title as he closes in on securing big-fights in the final phase of his illustrious ring career.   DeGale, a former British and European Champion, has ruled the 168 pound division split over two reigns as World Champion totalling almost three years …