York Hall running order: Essomba vs Harris

*Timings subject to change Fight # 1 – 18:30 hrs 4 X 3 Minute Rounds International Heavyweight Contest NAYLOR BALL weighing in on the day V OLEG LOPAJEVS Fight # 2 – 18:55 hrs 6 X 3 Minute Rounds Lightweight Contest D.P CARR weighing in on the day V LEWIS JONES Fight # 3 –

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Stephen Simmons steps in to face Craig Kennedy in Cardiff

Cardiff’s undefeated Craig Kennedy will now box Edinburgh’s dangerous Stephen Simmons for the vacant British cruiserweight title at Motorpoint Arena Cardiff on Saturday March 11, live and exclusively on Channel 5, sponsored by Maxi-Nutrition. Original opponent Matty Askin injured his hand in sparring at the weekend and has now been ruled out for the March

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Jay Harris looking to put Swansea back on the Boxing map

Explosive Swansea flyweight Jay Harris intends to advance the rich prizefighting traditions of both his region and weight class when he makes an audacious challenge for the Commonwealth title at the York Hall, Bethnal Green tomorrow, writes Glynn Evans. With just 30 pro rounds on his slate, the 26 year old body snatcher confronts Cameroon

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Gavin McDonnell: I have no doubt I will win

Gavin McDonnell has vowed to seize his moment of history as he takes on Rey Vargas for the WBC World Super-Bantamweight title at the Hull Ice Arena on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports. McDonnell has fond memories of the venue he faces his destiny on Saturday as three years ago today McDonnell stopped Leigh

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Joe Gallagher: Liam Smith doesn’t think Williams is ready

In the fight game, there’s an old adage that you can’t buy, steal, beg or borrow experience and Manchester trainer Joe Gallagher believes that Liam Smith’s superior seasoning will be the crux to Team Beefy emerging victorious when the ex WBO champ goes to battle against unbeaten Welsh warlord Liam Williams, the unbeaten British champion,

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Frank Buglioni wants the Lonsdale belt outright

Frank Buglioni has signed a promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing and will defend his British Light-Heavyweight title against Ricky Summers at The O2 in London on March 4, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Buglioni ripped the crown from Hosea Burton in an epic clash in Manchester in December, stopping the local favourite in the

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Caleb Plant: This will be a nice step up fight

Unbeaten prospect Caleb Plant looks to continue his march towards world title contention when he battles Ghana’s Thomas Awimbono in the 10-round main event of of Premier Boxing Champions on FS1 and FOX Deportes Saturday, February 25 from Legacy Arena at the BJCC in Birmingham, Alabama. Coverage on FS1 and FOX Deportes begins at 10

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Greg Cohen Promotions Signs Heavyweight Contender Joey Dawejko

Greg Cohen Promotions proudly announces the signing of heavyweight contender Joey Dawejko (17-4-3, 10 KOs). Dawejko (pronounced Da-Vayko) of Philadelphia, has been a classic underachiever, thus far, in his professional career, but says the addition of Cohen as his promoter is just one of the changes he has made. The 26-year-old Philadelphian has always been

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February – Transnational Boxing Rankings

Weekly Rankings 14 February 2017 * =  new entry Heavyweight Champion: Open 1. Alexander Povetkin 2. Anthony Joshua 3. Luis Ortiz 4. Deontay Wilder 5. Joseph Parker 6. Kubrat Pulev 7. Carlos Takam 8. Andy Ruiz 9. Christian Hammer 10. Dillian Whyte Cruiserweight Champion: Open 1. Oleksandr Usyk 2 Murat Gassiev 3. Denis Lebedev 4.

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Daquan Arnett partners with AC Sports Management

Daquan Arnett (15-1, 9 KO’s) has hired Adrian Clark, owner of AC Sports Management, LLC as his primary representative. Arnett has been out of the ring for 15 month (and counting). He is counting on Clark to get the ball rolling and get his promising career on track. “I know I am going to be

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