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Cordina to open huge fight night at Wembley

Team GB Olympic trio Joe Cordina , Lawrence Okolie and Josh Kelly had their names in a pot to draw out  who would box on the blockbuster night of Anthony Joshua MBE vs Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium, live on Sky Sports Box Office. The draw took place on Monday night in Central London at JD Sports where Tony Bellew and promoter Eddie Hearn where on hand to make the draw. Joe Cordina was the lucky Olympian to be drawn and the Welshman, who has his 2nd pro fight,  will now take the same slot that Anthony Joshua took in ...

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Matchroom and MTC Sunshine team up for Namibian’s next fight

Indongo celebrating unification win against Burns

New unified IBF, WBA and IBO Super – Lightweight champion Julius Indongo and  Nestor Tobias from MTC Nestor Sunshine Promotions have joined Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing for the Namibian’s next fight. The Namibian ‘Blue Machine’ fought Ricky Burns to become the unified champion with a great performance against the Scot at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow on 15th April 2017 when winning on points. Now Indongo is pushing for more titles and bigger fights in the future. “I can confirm that we will be working with Matchroom to promote Indongo’s next fight,” said Tobias. “We are happy to continue our ...

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Quigg vs Simion clash in IBF World title eliminator

Scott Quigg vs Viorel Simion

Scott Quigg takes on Viorel Simion on Saturday night in the undercard to Anthony Joshua MBE and Wladimir Klitschko’s title clash and the fight has been announced as an IBF World Fetherweight eliminator, at Wembley Stadium on the 29th April, live on Sky Sports Box Office. The former Super – Bantam Weight champion who has moved up to Featherweight returns to the UK with new trainer, Freddie Roach and the fight now has more bearing against the Romanian following the IBF’s move to make this clash an eliminator. Quigg, from Bury, is ranked 5th in the IBF whilst opponent Simion sits ...

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Jamie Cox latest signing to Matchroom Boxing

Jamie Cox signs foe Eddie Hearn's Matchroom.

Commonwealth Games winner and former Commonwealth Light – Weight champion Jamie Cox has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing. The unbeaten Swindon banger signed the deal with Matchroom Boxing at the  Echo Arena in Liverpool and the 30 year old is excired to be working alongside promoter Eddie Hearn. “I’m excited to be working with Eddie Hearn and boxing on Sky Sports,” said Cox. “It’s a massive platform for me to showcase my skills. Eddie is putting the biggest shows on, especially at Wembley next week, and I want to be part of these huge nights.” Cox is the ...

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Joshua/Klitschko workout and weigh in at Wembley Arena ahead of title fight

joshua klitschko face off

On Wednesday evening, 26th April 2017, Anthony Joshua MBE and Wladimir Klitschko will both be performing public workouts from Wembley Arena ahead of their Heavyweight title fight on Saturday night. Both fighters will go through their training routines in public before the two clash for the IBF, WBA and IBO Heavyweight titles on Saturday 29th April  in front of a sold out 90,000 Wembley Stadium, live on Sky Sports Box Office. The public workout will also involve the fighters on the bumper undercard such as Team GB trio, Lawrence Okolie, Joe Cordina and Josh Kelly, who shall kick off the workout from ...

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Sheffield sets stage for Allen vs Thomas

Dave Allen will have his dream Commonwealth Heavyweight title shot against Lenroy Thomas at Bramall Lane, Sheffield on May 27th 2017, the same night Kell Brook defends his crown against Errol Spence, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Allen’s poularity rose after taking on Dillian Whyte and Luis Ortiz and now the man from Doncaster gets his chance to win his first major crown at the home of football club, Sheffield United, following in the footsteps of his father, Dave, who boxed on the last show on the pitch in 1984. Lenroy Thomas came to the UK to prepare Anthony ...

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Whyte vs Wach in Heavyweight bout at the O2 Arena

Dillian Whyte vs Mariusz Wach

‘The Bodysnatcher’, Dillian Whyte steps back into the ring this June when he takes on fellow Heavyweight, Mariusz Wach at the O2 Arena, Live on Sky Sports. Whyte overcame a gruelling test of stamina and power when winning against Dereck Chisora in Manchester, where the two boxers went toe to toe for 12 rounds, with Whyte claiming the win via a narrow points victory. Now Dillian Whyte looks further down the line as he attempts to progress up the ranks, fighting the best boxers in order to gain a world title shot within the next year. His first fight on ...

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Taylor to face Meinke for World title at Wembley on huge fight night

Katie Taylor vs Nina Meinke

Former Irish amateur boxer, Katie Taylor takes on Nina Meinke in an Eliminator for the WBA Lightweight title in the under card for Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium on the 29th April 2017, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Taylor, 30, entered the paid ranks in November and has seen her pro career blossom, racing to 4-0 with two wins inside the distance and impressing crowds on big fight nights in London and Manchester. Taylor now goes to Wembley for her first pro title fight on the 29th April against German, Nina Meinke. “It’s a massive fight ...

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Fury wants Joshua fight for fans

Hughie Fury believes an all British heavyweight bout will take place once he beats Joseph Parker for the WBO title in New Zealand on 6th May 2017. Hughie, cousin of former heavyweight champion, Tyson Fury, takes on Parker one week after Anthony Joshua and Wladimir Klitschko go head to head at Wembley Stadium and the 22-year-old hopes that Joshua can be victorious, in order to set up an all British unification title fight. Whilst speaking to Sportinglife.com, Fury said “Hopefully Joshua comes through and I come through and then (a unification bout) would be a great fight for British fans”. ...

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Showtime and HBO to televise huge World Championship Fight

The biggest fight in over a decade comes to us on the 29th April 2017 from Wembley Stadium, London when IBF Heavyweight Champion, Anthony Joshua takes on former unified champion, Wladimir Klitschko for the IBF and current vacant titles, the IBO and WBA world championshps in front of 90,000 fans. The blockbuster event will now be shown in the USA as American television giants Showtime and HBO have agreed with Matchroom Sport, Klitschko Management Group (KMG) and K2 Promotions to televise the historical fight. Showtime are the exclusive US television partner of Anthony Joshua while HBO has an exclusive agreement ...

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