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Kal Yafai vs Sho Ishida on undercard to Joshua/Takam

Kal Yafai says he will send out a statement to the Super-Flyweight division that he’s coming for all the belts when he defends his crown against unbeaten mandatory challenger Sho Ishida at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday (October 28) live on Sky Sports Box Office. Yafai puts the strap on the line for the second time and against a second opponent from the land of the rising sun having been taken 12 rounds by the gritty Suguru Muranaka in May. The unbeaten Birmingham star now travels to Wales to put the belt on the line against Ishida, the tall ...

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Burnett victorious, Fowler makes it 4-0 and Warrington sets up clash with Selby

On a huge Saturday night of boxing, Ryan Burnett defeated Zhanat Zhakiyanov at the SSE Arena, Belfast, to become the Unified Bantamweight champion. The 25 year old endured a hard fought bout with the Kazakh boxer but showed his resilience to become the WBA and IBF World Bantamweight champion. Zhakiyanov, as expected, began aggressively and cornered Burnett into the corner but the Northern Irishman was able to come away and land his own uppercut and right hand in the first. The following rounds saw Zhakiyanov up close to Burnett, attempting close range shots to the inside whilst Burnett was able ...

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Helenius confident of KO win over Whyte in Cardiff

Robert Helenius says he’ll knockout Dillian Whyte and ruin his World title dreams when they clash for the WBC Silver Heavyweight title at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday October 28, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Helenius and Whyte both know that victory on Saturday night will be a giant step towards a clash with WBC king Deontay Wilder, the brash Oklahoma KO machine that is hunting his own showdown with Saturday night’s headline star Anthony Joshua. Whyte has been calling our Wilder and would also relish a rematch with old foe Joshua, but the ‘Nordic Nightmare’ is in ...

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Keith Thurman: Hero vs Villain

Uncle Ben from Marvel’s Spiderman series once said in reference to being a hero, “with great power comes great responsibility”. In boxing our hero’s take on the responsibility of giving us the fans the fights we want to see. The proclaimed villains are the fighters who choose to duck and dodge the opponents fans want to see for their own safe gain. The question for many fighters during evaluation is are they the fans hero, or the fans villain? The welterweight division in boxing has been not only the most competitive, but also the most exciting division in boxing for ...

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Hyland Jr ready for Ormond in Belfast

Paul Hyland Jnr believes beating Stephen Ormond in style will prove he’s ready for the British Lightweight title as they clash at the SSE Arena on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports. Hyland Jnr puts his IBF European strap on the line for the first time against the experienced Dubliner, and the champion says this is his first big test in his 17th pro outing. The 27 year old won the belt in fine fashion in June, blasting Adam Dingsdale away inside the opening round in the Arena where he faces Ormond in three days. Lewis Ritson wrestled the British ...

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James Tennyson aiming to make big impression in Belfast

James Tennyson says he’s on the cusp of major fights as he defends his WBA International Super-Featherweight title against Darren Traynor at the SSE Arena in Belfast on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports. Tennyson defends the strap for the first time against Traynor, and a win could see him improve on his number five rating with the WBA. The WBA Super king Jezreel Corrales defends his title on the same night in upstate New York against unbeaten Puerto Rican Alberto Machado, rated one spot higher than Tennyson by the governing body. Tennyson has his immediate sights set on the ...

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Biggest moment in boxing for Katie Taylor when facing Sanchez in Cardiff

Katie Taylor says she’s prepared to seize her biggest moment in boxing when she challenges WBA Lightweight champion Anahi Esther Sanchez at Principality Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday October 28, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Taylor has raced to her first World title shot in the paid ranks after six fights, with her final eliminator win to land the shot coming at Wembley Stadium against Nina Meinke on the undercard of Anthony Joshua’s epic clash with Wladimir Klitschko in April. The Irish sensation supports her fellow Olympic gold medal winner in another stadium and tackles newly-crowned WBA ruler Sanchez ...

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Team Sauerland sign exclusive deal with SPORT1

Team Sauerland and Sport1 GmbH have signed a ground-breaking three-year-deal to lift boxing to the next level in Germany. From 2018 onwards, Team Sauerland will exclusively deliver boxing content to SPORT1, Germany`s leading 360° sports platform, which each year will broadcast at least 20 events with German participation and a total of roundly 100 fights live and exclusive on free-TV and its digital platforms. “Team Sauerland has been continuously on Free to Air Television in Germany since 1992. We are delighted to continue that tradition and provide the sport with a huge free-to-air presence over the next three years,” said ...

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Ricky Hatton believes Zhakiyanov will defeat Ryan Burnett in Belfast

Ricky Hatton plans to ruin old charge Ryan Burnett’s big night with the perfect game plan for Zhanat Zhakiyanov to unify the Bantamweight division when they clash for the IBF and WBA Super titles at the SSE Arena in Belfast on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports. Hatton brings Zhakiyanov to Belfast in an historic unification battle that sees the Manchester legend in the opposite corner to the man he introduced to the paid ranks. The IBF king turned pro with Hatton in 2012 but a stuttering start to his career saw him leave the ‘Hitman’ in 2014 after just ...

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Mikaela Lauren vs Cecilia Braekhus – World Welterweight titles clash

Mikaela Laurén (29-4, 13 KOs) believes her power could prove too much for Cecilia Brækhus (31-0, 8 KOs) when she challenges for the WBC, WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO World Welterweight titles on Saturday at the Oslofjord Convention Center in Stokke, Norway. The Scandinavian rivals meet in a repeat of their 2010 World title contest, and Laurén, the former WBC Super Welterweight Champion, is confident she can hurt the female pound-for-pound number one and put an end to her 31-fight unbeaten streak. “Cecilia is a very arrogant person but when she feels my power she won’t be so cocky. She ...

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