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Unbeaten Burnett challenges Haskins for the IBF Bantamweight title

Haskins vs Burnett in IBF Bantamweight clash

Ryan Burnett will challenge Lee Haskins for the IBF World Bantamweight title at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast on June 10, live on Sky Sports. The unbeaten Belfast man gets his first World title crack on home turf and the 24 year old is looking to graduate to World level having moved seamlessly to 16-0, picking up the British and WBC International strap en-route. Haskins picked up the strap with an impressive sixth round stoppage win over Ryosuke Iwasa in 2015 and has defended the crown twice with points wins over Ivan Morales in May and Stuart Hall in September. ...

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Ellison to come back stronger after points loss

Mickey Ellison wants a rematch after losing on points to Carl Wild

Mickey Ellison’s record went to 2-1 after his defeat to Carl Wild on 21st April 2017 at the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester, on a VIP Promotions show. Ellison, who is a prospect for the Light – Heavyweight championship lost on points to the former Central Area Light – Heavyweight champion as the scorecard read 37 – 40 in favour of Wild. AndEllison was none to please with the result, reacting with anger post fight. “I was robbed, I’ve watched it back and everyone had me winning by a point. I haven’t got a mark on me, I landed the cleaner ...

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Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko – Fight Preview


Anthony Joshua faces the toughest test of his career on Saturday night at Wembley Stadium. The Watford-born boxer has a perfect record to date, with 18 wins and 18 knockouts. Joshua will be putting his IBF World Heavyweight title on the line for the third time after taking the belt from Charles Martin back in April 2016. The challenger, Wladimir Klitschko, is arguably the most experienced and decorated fighter in the heavyweight division of recent times. Klitschko made his professional debut back in 1996; when Joshua was just seven years old. Klitschko has been in 68 bouts in total, winning ...

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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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Matchroom Boxing sign Olympian captain Fowler who is set to feature in Brooks box office blockbuster

Anthony Fowler signs professional deal with Matchroom Boxing. Photo Credit: Mark Robinson

Olympic captain Anthony Fowler has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing. Fowler captained the Great Britain team at the 2016 Rio Olympics where he was the Middleweight representative. The 2014 Commonwealth gold medal man and six-time ABA champion will kick-off life in the paid ranks on the undercard of the monster Welterweight battle between IBF World champion Kell Brook and his fearsome unbeaten mandatory Errol Spence at Bramall Lane in Sheffield on May 27, live on Sky Sports Box Office. The Liverpool ace, cousin of Anfield legend Robbie, will train alongside Merseryside hero Tony Bellew under trainer Dave Coldwell, ...

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