• Liverpool heavyweight David Price will 'give the city a reason to believe' in him again

    May 19, 2015

    Heavyweight David Price will fight in Liverpool for the first time in two years next month. The 2008 Olympic bronze medalist has vowed to give “the people of this city a reason to believe” in him again. Pricey has not fought in Liverpool since b...
  • Ryan Farrag keen to show Burkinshaw who's boss

    May 19, 2015

    Farrag says he will stop the Sheffield fighter ahead of any British title bout this summer. Farrag vows to KO ‘The Boss’ in potential domestic showdown Liverpool bantamweight Ryan Farrag says he will stop Sheffield’s Ross ‘The Boss’ Burkinshaw a...
  • Matthew Macklin still dreaming of world title

    May 19, 2015

    Fight fans gave local lad Matthew Macklin a terrific reception when he climbed into the Barclaycard Arena . They gave him even louder appreciation when he left – having won in less than two rounds. The victory was important for the Solihull-born ...
  • Sam Eggington lands British title shot

    May 19, 2015

    Stourbridge's Sam Eggington will next challenge for the British welterweight title in July after being matched with Glenn Foot for the now-vacant belt. They will step through the ropes at the Manchester Arena on Saturday July 18, live on Sky Spor...
  • From chump to champ - Luke Blackledge’s remarkable story

    May 19, 2015

    By Tim Rickson Within just five years ex-con turned pro boxer Luke Blackledge has gone from chump to champ by swapping his prison cell for the square ring. The super-middleweight from Clitheroe has had his trials and tribulations in life and man...
  • Devine defeated by Dingsdale on points

    May 17, 2015

    Luton boxer Michael Devine suffered a points defeat against an impressive Adam Dingsdale at York Hall last night. A deflated Devine posted the following comment on social media last night, "Fair play Adam Dingsdale but that was not me in there to...
  • Firefighter and boxer Dean Gillen ready for professional debut

    May 16, 2015

    By Nottingham Post There was such a thick veil of smoke which greeted Dean Gillen and the crew that they may as well have been operating in darkness. But when you are a fireman and lives are at stake, there is never the option to turn back. And...
  • Scott Quigg to defend WBA title against Kiko Martinez

    May 16, 2015

    Scott Quigg will defend his WBA 'world' super-bantamweight title against Kiko Martinez in Manchester on 18 July. The 26-year-old's last bout in November resulted in a points win over Japan's Hidenori Otake. Since then, the Bury fighter has had ha...
  • Leigh Wood eager to follow in Carl Froch's footsteps

    May 16, 2015

    Super-bantamweight Leigh Wood is eager to emulate fellow Nottingham fighter Carl Froch by winning an English title when he faces Martin Ward in July. Wood, who went to the same school as four-time world champion Froch, lost a British title fight t...
  • Hero Crolla back in dream World title clash

    May 16, 2015

    Anthony Crolla will make an emotional return to the ring when he challenges WBA World Lightweight champion Darleys Perez at the Manchester Arena on July 18, on a huge night of boxing live on Sky Sports. The Manchester man has been given the all-c...