Boxing News Archives: November 14, 2017

Dubois vs Darch at Copperbox in December

British boxer, Daniel Dubois, 20, will take on Dorian Darch on the 9th December 2017 at the Copperbox Arena on the same night that James Degale and Lee Selby will defend their titles. Dubois has been touted as an up and coming star and boasts a record of 5-0, 5 KO’s, though this could be his toughest challenge yet. The 20 year old defeated AJ Carter in his last fight in September within 48 seconds, and claimed the Southern Area title. Darch, 33, (12-5-1) has been in the ring with Joshua, who defeated the Welshman in two rounds back in 2014, and ...

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Carl Frampton to face Horacio Garcia in Belfast

Carl Frampton will face Mexico’s Horacio Garcia in a ten round Featherweight contest on his highly-anticipated Belfast homecoming at the SSE Arena on Saturday 18th November, live on BT Sport and BoxNation. It will be the three-time World Champion’s first fight in his home city since he successfully defended his IBF Super-Bantamweight crown against American Chris Avalos at the same venue back in February 2015. Frampton went on to create history by becoming the first Northern Irishman to win World Titles in two weight divisions when he defeated Mexican Leo Santa Cruz in an unforgettable battle for the WBA Super Featherweight Championship in New York in July ...

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Katie Taylor to defend title against Jessica McCaskill at York Hall

Katie Taylor will defend her WBA World Lightweight title against Jessica McCaskill at York Hall, Bethnal Green on Wednesday December 13, live on Sky Sports. Taylor landed the crown in at Principality Stadium in Cardiff to add her first major pro strap to a glittering amateur career. The Bray star puts that title on the line for the first time in the famous east London venue against Chicago’s McCaskill. The 33 year old boxes outside of the States for the first time in her career – and Taylor wants to silence ‘CasKILLA’ who has been calling the champion out. “If ...

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Shannon Briggs calls out Tyson Fury

American boxer, Shannon Briggs, wants to face Tyson Fury when both have had their bans lifted, as he called out the former champion when speaking to Sky Sports. Briggs, 45, failed a drugs test back in June ahead of a bout with Fres Oquendo but his suspension is to be lifted today, though the American will have to await the UK Anti-Doping Agency decision on Fury before a fight can be scheduled. When speaking exclusively to Sky Sports, Briggs said, “My target is Tyson Fury. He’s a chump, he’s a punk, he shot some words at me on Twitter but he’s scared of ...

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