Belfast-based junior featherweight contender Carl Frampton faces former two-division champ Hugo Fidel Cazares from Mexico on home his turf today. If the 27-year-old Northern Irishman wins he will face WBC 122-pound beltholder Leo Santa Cruz.
Promoter Eddie Hearn announced at a press conference last week that Welsh duo Nathan Cleverly and Lee Selby will co-headline a bumper show on May 17 in Cardiff, Wales, against opponents to be announced.
This Saturday an all British IBF bantamweight title bout will be contested between champion Stuart Hall and challenger Martin Ward in Newcastle, England, while a third British star, Jamie McDonnell, lurks ominously in the background.
Celebrated British boxing promoter and manager Mickey Duff passed away in his sleep early Saturday at the age of 84. Duff worked with 16 world champions including Joe Calzaghe, Frank Bruno, John Conteh, Alan Minter and Lloyd Honeyghan.
Undefeated British welterweight contender Kell Brook has been assured that he will be fighting for the IBF title no later than July 19 this year. IBF beltholder Shawn Porter will fight Paul Malignaggi on April 19. The winner must face Brook.
Carl Froch and George Groves squared up for the first time since their grudge super middleweight rematch was confirmed for May 31 at Wembley, England – and British boxing went into overdrive as 60,000 tickets were sold in less than an hour.
Unbeaten American Terence Crawford lived up to the hype by wrenching the WBO lightweight title from Ricky Burns’ grasp in Glasgow on Saturday, firmly announcing his arrival on the world stage with a unanimous decision. The official scores were 116-112 twice and 117-110.
British heavyweight star Tyson Fury did pretty much what was expected by posting a fourth-round stoppage of Joey Abell on Saturday in London. The undefeated contender took a step towards an eagerly anticipated summer rematch with countryman Dereck Chisora.
Valentine’s Day is here, yet there is still no love to be lost or found when it comes to Carl Froch and George Groves, who will lock horns again on May 31 in, arguably, the most anticipated All-British rematch since Chris Eubank-Nigel Benn II.
The anticipated rematch between IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch and George Groves appears to be on for late May in the UK after deals were struck with both fighters. The IBF confirmed on Wednesday that the rematch will not go to purse bids.
Ricky Burns is deep in preparations for his March 1 title clash with Terence Crawford. The WBO lightweight beltholder is sparring with Olympic gold medalist Luke Campbell.
Undefeated British heavyweight contender Tyson Fury insists he is fully focused on new opponent Joey Abrell ahead of his long-awaited return to the ring on Feb. 15 at the Copper Box Arena, east London.
British super middleweight contender George Groves is demanding the British Boxing Board of Control rule his controversial TKO loss to IBF titleholder Carl Froch last November a ‘no contest’.
Undefeated junior featherweight contender Carl Frampton will face former two-division titleholder Hugo Cazares on April 4 in Belfast, Northern Ireland, as he closes in on his first title shot. The bout is an eliminator for the WBC title held by Leo Santa Cruz.
After two projected bouts against David Haye fell through last year and stalled Tyson Fury’s progress and embittered him on the boxing business, the 25-year-old heavyweight contender is just happy to be back against veteran Omar Basile on Feb. 15
British heavyweight hopeful David Price has made some camp alterations since suffering back-to-back TKO losses to Tony Thompson last year and is eager to show an improved version of himself when he takes on late replacement Istvan Ruzsinszky on Saturday.