RITSON TAKES ON PATERA FOR EUROPEAN LIGHTWEIGHT CROWN

  Lewis Ritson will face Francesco Patera for the Vacant EBU European Lightweight title at Metro Radio Arena Newcastle on October 13, live on Sky Sports.   ‘The Sandman’ won the British Lightweight title outright by defeating the previously unbeaten challenger Paul Hyland Jr at the Metro Radio Arena in June and is predicting another …

PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES FROM MATCHROOM BOXING USA IN BOSTON

  Tickets for the October 20 bumper bill at the TD Garden on sale now   Eddie Hearn, President of Matchroom Boxing USA:   “I am thrilled to be bringing this triple-header of World championship action to the TD Garden in Boston.   “We want to take major fight nights to major cities across America …

Farmer defends World crown against Tennyson in Boston

  IBF Super-Featherweight ruler meets Irishman on Oct 20   (BOSTON, MA) Tevin Farmer will defend his IBF World Super-Featherweight title against James Tennyson at the TD Garden in Boston on October 20, live on DAZN.   Farmer landed the title with a landslide points win in Billy Dib’s Australian backyard in August, gaining redemption …

Tevin Farmer pens multi-fight co-promo deal with Matchroom Boxing USA and DiBella Entertainment

  Newly crowned IBF Super Featherweight champion to make first defense live on DAZN   New York, NY (08/23/18) – Tevin Farmer has signed a multi-fight co-promotional deal with DiBella Entertainment and Matchroom Boxing USA.   The newly crowned IBF World Super Featherweight champion will make the first defense of his title live on DAZN …

Tickets On Sale for ‘The Time Is Now’

  Tickets for the upcoming show ‘The Time is Now’ at the Morningside Arena, Leicester on October 6th are available to purchase NOW from Eventbrite and Ticketmaster.   The show, which will be exclusively live on BT Sport, will be headlined by the eagerly anticipated encounter between super-lightweights Jack Catterall and Ohara Davies. Also on …

WBO News: Officials Named for Beltrán-Pedraza and Dogboe-Otake World Title Bouts This Weekend

  The World Boxing Organization (WBO) announced the officials for two WBO World title bouts to be held this Saturday, August 25th in Arizona.   In the main event, WBO Lightweight (135 lbs) World Champion Raymundo Beltrán, from México, will face WBO ranked number two José Pedraza, from Puerto Rico.   For this bout, which …

VARGAS WARNS KHAN – “IF I TOUCH HIM ON THE CHIN, HE’S GOING DOWN”

  Samuel Vargas says he has the power to knockout Amir Khan when the pair clash at Arena Birmingham on September 8, live on Sky Sports.   Vargas is ranked number 9 in the WBA and knows that a win over the former unified World Champion will rocket his name into World title contention in …

Great night for Fresh Productions Boxing in Puerto Rico

  Before a euphoric crowd at the Tomás Donés Coliseum of Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Abimael ‘Hands of Stone’ Ortíz (6-0-1, 4 KOs) of Cidra, won by way of a sudden 5th round technical knockout over former Olympian Jantony Ortíz (8-1, 4 KOs) of Humacao, in a scheduled eight rounds fight at the super bantamweight division. …

UNDERDOG BARNES: “WHAT DO THE BOOKIES KNOW? THEY HAD ME DOWN TO WIN THE OLYMPIC GOLD MEDAL!”

  Already Ireland’s most decorated amateur boxer ever, on Saturday mighty atom Paddy Barnes begins his quest to become the finest prizefighter in the Emerald Isle’s rich pugilistic history.   At Windsor Park soccer stadium in his home city of Belfast, the former European and two-time Commonwealth Games champion, who also twice made the podium …

FRAMPTON V JACKSON/ROSALES V BARNES FINAL PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

  ON Saturday night Carl Frampton defends his ‘interim’ WBO featherweight title against Australian Luke Jackson at Belfast’s Windsor Park live on BT Sport from 7.45pm.   Frampton’s great friend Paddy Barnes challenges WBC flyweight champion Cristofer Rosales on the biggest show ever held in Belfast and reckons his clash will steal the show in …