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Manny Pacquiao vs Jeff Horn – Fight Preview

Manny Pacquiao, one of Boxing’s all-time greats will step into the ring this weekend with a few questions surrounding his appearance. In the aftermath of his loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr, (Pacquiao injured his rotator cuff in his right shoulder weeks leading up to the fight and had surgery the day after the fight) Pacquiao’s popularity amongst casual fans dwindled. Of course, he is still a global megastar; however, his PPV numbers in his two fights have decreased. Pacquiao looked impressive defeating top welterweights Tim Bradley and Jesse Vargas, however, father time is undefeated.  Pacquiao will enter the ring this ...

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Burnett to bring huge fight nights to Belfast

Ryan Burnett met the Lord Mayor of Belfast at Belfast City Hall yesterday – and vowed to bring huge shows to the city as the new IBF World Bantamweight champion. Burnett landed the IBF strap with a brilliant performance against defending champion Lee Haskins at the SSE Arena earlier this month, and now takes time off to relax and allow the nasty cut he sustained from a second round head-clash to heal. The 25 year old is aiming to return to his hometown for a first defence early in the new season and Burnett knows that there’s a target on ...

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Frank Buglioni vs Ricky Summers Fight Week Schedule

Wednesday June 28, 1pm start, Public Work Out, BXR Gym, 74-76 Chiltern Street, London, W1U 5AA Fight week kicks-off on Wednesday lunchtime with a public work out at the BXR Gym in Marylebone. Buglioni and Summers will be present ahead of their clash at The O2, along with supporting stars on the undercard including Rio Olympic medallist and debutant Joshua Buatsi. Fighters on the bill will be available for brief one-on-one interviews.   Thursday June 29, midday for 12.30pm start, final press conference, Waterview Drive, Greenwich Peninsula, London SE10 0TW The final press conference for Saturday night’s action takes place ...

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Floyd Mayweather To Take on UFC’s Conor McGregor: Who Will Win?

Floyd Mayweather is soon to take on the UFC’s Conor McGregor in a cross-competition fight that is sure to attract global attention, huge revenues, and a massive audience. It sounds like the stuff of legends, but is this a fight that will go down in history or a flop for money-making? Probably both. The fight takes place on August 26th in Las Vegas. This will be the first time Floyd Mayweather has stepped into the ring since his retirement in September 2015, after beating Andre Berto to extend his record to 49-0. If he wins the fight it will take ...

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10 Year Anniversary – Greatest Fights – Part 1

2007 featured a few good fights for Boxing. Here I want to revisit some of the best fights of that year, and the impact that those matches made on the fight game moving forward. 9/29/2007 – Kelly Pavlik vs Jermain Taylor for the Middleweight Championship During this period for boxing the middleweight division wasn’t as dominant as it were in the past few years. Roy Jones, Hopkins, Trinidad etc. Had moved up to the Light Heavyweight, and we were entering the emergence of the Welterweight Division. Coming into this fight Pavlik was beginning to make a name for himself amongst ...

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Kelly excited for JDNXTGEN in Newcastle on Friday night

Josh Kelly is ready to become a leading light in the North East as he tops the bill in the second instalment of the JDNXTGEN series at the Walker Activity Dome in Newcastle on Friday June 23, live on Sky Sports and on Sky Sports Facebook. Kelly faces Birtley’s Tom Whitfield in his third pro outing since making his debut in April in Glasgow, following a fine six-round points win over Jay Byrne in Scotland with a fourth round stoppage win over Jony Vina in Birmingham in May. Kelly was set to be a floating fight on the Anthony Joshua ...

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Matchroom stars support fundraiser for Grenfall Tower

Matchroom Boxing stars Lawrence Okolie, Reece Bellotti and Charlie Edwards joined hundreds of young boxers in West London yesterday as the sport of boxing came together following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower last week. The Matchroom trio were joined by fellow pros and trainers in a boxing training session as collection buckets were filled to support the families and victims of the terrible blaze that destroyed countless families, and the sport was especially affected with the famous Dale Youth ABC calling the tower home. Bellotti and Okolie are in training for fights next weekend at The O2 in London, ...

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Brook to return this year after successful eye surgery

Kell Brook has vowed to return to the ring by the end of the year after a successful operation on his fractured right eye socket. Brook sustained the injury in his clash with Errol Spence at Bramall Lane in Sheffield in May where he lost his IBF Welterweight crown to the American in front of a huge crowd at the home of Sheffield United FC. The Special One was hampered by the eye in the closing stages of the high class contest which ended in an 11th round stoppage win for the unbeaten challenger. Brook had surgery on the injury ...

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Monte – Carlo Boxing Bonanza returns

Matchroom Boxing and Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer are proud to announce the new edition of Monte-Carlo Boxing Bonanza – a night of World Championship Boxing in the prestigious Salle Médecin of the Casino de Monte-Carlo on Saturday November 4, live on Sky Sports. The stunning Monaco setting will host World Championship Boxing for a fourth year in a row, with Kazakh superstar Gennady Golovkin headlining there in 2014 and 2015. It’s a welcome return for Matchroom Boxing after a successful night in November with two fiercely contested world title fights between Jamie McDonnell and Liberio Solis, Stephen Smith ...

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Liverpool’s Natasha Jonas to debut at JDNXTGEN in first pro fight

Natasha Jonas has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing and will make her professional debut in Newcastle on Friday night in the JDNXTGEN series, live on Sky Sports Facebook and Sky Sports. Jonas created history in London 2012 as the first female boxer to compete in the Olympics and the Liverpool star became the latest figurehead in women’s boxing to turn over and meets Poland’s Monika Antonik on her debut. Jonas, who turned 32 yesterday, is targeting titles in her first year in the paid ranks, and could be on a collision course with old Olympic rival Katie Taylor. ...

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