DOUBLE OLYMPIC CHAMPION NICOLA ADAMS OBE FACES VIRGINIA NOEMI CARCAMO ON PRO DEBUT
Women’s boxing icon Nicola Adams OBE will make her highly anticipated professional debut against Argentina’s Virginia Noemi Carcamo at the Manchester Arena next Saturday, live on BT Sport and BoxNation.
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Tony Bellew conquered the WBC vacant cruiserweight championship on May 29, 2016 by knocking out number 1 contender Ilunga Makabu in three rounds in Liverpool, United Kingdom.
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Our veteran writer Mervyn Gee is an active member of his local ex-boxers association and has visited the International Boxing Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in Canastota. Here he shares some personal photographs taken with ex-boxers and fistic personalities..
The photograph below with Bert Sugar – boxing historian and former editor of The Ring and Boxing Illustrated – was taken in 2009, four years after Sugar was inducted in the International Boxing Hall of Fame and three years before he sadly passed away. The photo was taken outside “Grazianos”, a pub in Canastota run by Rocky Graziano’s uncle.
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Our man provides the view from ringside in Manchester, insights from friend and former world title challenger Ensley Bingham and sources (read: a random girl in the beer line) reveal an unlikely guest hiding out in the ladies toilet…
The chants start early on a beautiful Manchester afternoon as a small group of already-inebriated fans sing “Oh, Anthony Crolla!” across busy, bustling Deansgate. Fly posters advertise a screening of next months Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko heavyweight bout at ‘Dive NQ’, encouraging patrons to “book a booth for the ultimate boxing experience.”
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MUST WATCH: BEFORE THE BELL – GERVONTA DAVIS V LIAM WALSH
On May 20th at the Copperbox Arena in London, Floyd Mayweather’s protege and IBF World Super-Featherweight Champion Gervonta Davis defends his crown against number one contender, Britain’s Liam Walsh, live on BT Sport and BoxNation.
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The winner of Slip & Counter Ring Girl of the month for April is Las Vegas based model Janira Kremets.
Janira is a regular ring girl in Sin City and was part of the richest fight in sports when Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao squared off in May 2015. Continue reading “APRIL RING GIRL OF THE MONTH: JANIRA KREMETS”
The World Boxing Organisation today sanctioned the bout between Liverpool’s Liam Smith and Clydach Vale’s Liam Williams for the WBO Interim Super-Welterweight World Title.
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The pay-per-view of the day in the early nineteenth century was by attendance only for both young and old, with the poor arriving by foot and the aristocracy by horse and carriage.
Welcome to the world of Victorian bare-knuckle boxing. For the combatants it was a chance to change their social standing, better their lives and make serious money in a time of few opportunities.
The one certainty win or lose would be extreme pain; the ability to outlast the man standing in front of you was the survival of the fittest, to withstand excruciatingly long contests until you could no longer stand or become rendered unconscious.
Jack Slack squares up to Jack Broughton (Getty)
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The ‘Special One’ defends IBF strap against ‘The Truth’ in Sheffield
Kell Brook will defend his IBF World Welterweight title against US star Errol Spence at Bramall Lane in Sheffield on Saturday May 27, live on Sky Sports Box Office and on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING in the US.
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Unbeaten British Super-Welter boss Liam Williams is back on Welsh soil and itching to rumble after a highly productive two week tutorial in the unforgiving fight gyms of Las Vegas, writes Glynn Evans.
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