BOXING SUPERSTARS CANELO ALVAREZ AND GOLOVKIN BEGIN THREE CITY PRESS TOUR AT MAJOR LONDON PRESS CONFERENCE
BoxNation has secured the exclusive UK Pay-per-view broadcast rights for the most eagerly-anticipated fight in generations between two-division World Champion Canelo Alvarez and IBF, WBA and WBC Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin.
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Stephanie Ann Cook is June’s Slip & Counter ring girl of the month. Stephanie is a ‘Top Rank Knockout’ and was 2014 runner up in the Miss Nevada contest. 2014 must have been some year in the desert state.
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It was another packed championship night at the Copper Box and with a number of preliminaries untelevised, our man at ringside Chris Williamson brings news and views on the card from top to bottom…
Davis vs Walsh
New Malden southpaw Lerrone Richards extended an unbeaten streak to seven without defeat with a useful six round workout at light-heavy with German born Brit Anthony Fox, who drops to 1-6-2. Richards has sparred the likes of George Groves, Billi Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr and won every round with the referee scoring 60-54.
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Considering it’s status as England’s second city, it’s remarkable that Birmingham has waited over a hundred years to claim a “world” champion. At the tail end of 2016 Kal Yafai did so in unconventional circumstances when beating the overweight and unpredictable former champ Luis Concepcion for a super-flyweight belt.
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FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR became the latest boxing superstar to grace the spiritual home of British boxing tonight.
The fight legend made a shock appearance at York Hall, Bethnal Green to check out his fighter Gervonta Davis.
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With the first defence of his WBA super flyweight title on Saturday at home in Birmingham, Kal Yafai tells Chris Williamson how it felt to win a world title
The three words every title challenger dreams of hearing have become one of boxing’s cliches; indeed, a master of ceremonies will often shorten or alter the words. Still, they can propel him through the strain and sweat of training camp and if uttered can change his life:
“And the new!”
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Comosa AG, the organiser of boxing´s first global knock-out tournament, is delighted to announce that the inaugural season of the World Boxing Super Series will feature the fiercely-competitive cruiserweight and super middleweight divisions. In each weight class, eight fighters will battle it out in a bracket-style elimination tournament. The last man standing will receive the GREATEST prize in boxing, the Muhammad Ali Trophy.
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Liam Walsh hopes hammering WBO Super-Featherweight Champion Gervonta Davis later this month will be a step towards a ‘Battle of Britain’ against Terry Flanagan.
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Slip & Counter Ring girl of the month award for May goes to model and Top Rank ‘Knockout’ Rachel Mcdonough.
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Daniel Hughes casts his eye on one of British boxing’s great enigmas
Natural talent in any sport comes along not by luck or something you are born with. In boxing you have to learn it often and always is not nearly enough. You have to work at your craft and learn often by your mistakes, ideally behind the closed doors of sparring, but the reality is often under the bright lights of an arena. A bad night at the office with no substitutions and generally a hard rebuilding job is the uncompromising outcome.
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