ASKIN CLASHES WITH OKOLIE FOR BRITISH CRUISERWEIGHT CROWN AT WEMBLEY

  Matty Askin will defend his British Cruiserweight title against Lawrence Okolie at Wembley Stadium Connected by EE on September 22, live on Sky Sports Box Office.   Askin halted Welshman Craig Kennedy in six to claim the Lonsdale belt at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff in May 2017 before stopping Scotland’s Stephen Simmons inside …

FURY: “THERE IS A TARGET ON MY BACK”

  TYSON FURY believes that Francesco Pianeta will be in the mood to cause a huge heavyweight upset when they meet.   Fury (26-0) faces the Italian at Belfast’s Windsor Park on Saturday August 18, when they share top billing with Carl Frampton.   Pianeta (35-4-1), a 6ft 5in southpaw who weighs around 245lb knows …

NO SHOCK ON SCOUTING MISSION

  The seventh round demise of WBO world light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev to the Colombian Eleider ‘Storm’ Alvarez came as no surprise to the mentor of Anthony Yarde, top trainer Tunde Ajayi.   Ajayi had his card marked that Krusher was about to be caught in a Storm by Frank Warren, when the pair …

CAMPBELL REMATCHES MENDY IN WBC WORLD TITLE FINAL ELIMINATOR

  Luke Campbell faces Yvan Mendy in a WBC Lightweight World title Final Eliminator at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on September 22, live on Sky Sports Box Office.   The rivals will go again in a highly-anticipated rematch of their December 2015 fight which Mendy won via a shock split decision at The O2 …

JACKSON BELIEVES FRAMPTON IS FINISHED

  LUKE JACKSON insists that Carl Frampton is on the slide.   The outspoken Australian challenges interim WBO featherweight champion Frampton at Belfast’s Windsor Park on Saturday August 18.   At stake for Frampton is a likely fight with IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington but Jackson is out to prove that Frampton is no longer …

CORDINA VS. DODD PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

  Frank Smith: “It’s great to be back here in Cardiff for another fantastic evening of boxing at the Ice Arena Wales. We have hosted two massive nights here recently topped by Heavyweight king Anthony Joshua and now it’s time for the youngsters to make their mark. British boxing is in such a good place …

JACK CATTERALL V OHARA DAVIES and ADAMS IN WORLD TITLE ACTION

  HALL of Fame promoter Frank Warren will stage a massive night of boxing at Leicester Arena on Saturday October 6.   The show will feature Britain’s number one female boxer Nicola Adams (4-0) challenging for her first world title on the BT Sport televised card.   One of the biggest fights in domestic boxing …

ANTHONY SIMS JR. SIGNS WITH MATCHROOM BOXING USA

  Anthony Sims Jr. has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing USA.   The unbeaten Indiana Light-Heavyweight talent is set to fight for the first time under new promoter Eddie Hearn this Saturday at the Ice Arena Wales in Cardiff, live on Sky Sports.   The 23-year-old has reached 14-0 in the paid ranks …

WHYTE VS. PARKER PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

  Eddie Hearn: “Dillian Whyte’s career is on a ferocious upward curve right now, and the ‘Body Snatcher’ has grasped the chance to fight former World champion Joseph Parker with both hands.   “Dillian could easily have sat back and waited for his shot at WBC king Deontay Wilder, but the Brixton man is not …

WEBB: JOYCE ‘BOTTLED’ JULY 28 SHOWDOWN

  Nick Webb has accused his old amateur rival Joe Joyce of ‘bottling’ the chance to face him on the undercard of Dillian Whyte’s Heavyweight clash with Joseph Parker at The O2 in London this Saturday.   Promoter Eddie Hearn had planned on setting up a Commonwealth Heavyweight title fight between Champion Joyce and unbeaten …