Outspoken two-division champ Chris Eubank Sr. will not being leaving his son’s side any time soon, Chris Eubank Jr. tells the Telegraph. The 25-year-old middleweight prospect, who faces unbeaten Dmitry Chudinov on Saturday in London, says having Eubank Sr. in his corner is an advantage not a distraction.
Undefeated British heavyweight Tyson Fury, who takes on Christian Hammer on Saturday, is pleased to have his father back in the fold after a prison stint for gouging an enemy’s eye out.
From the Telegraph: In an exclusive interview, Ricky Hatton tells Gareth A Davies how the shame and guilt he felt at losing his unbeaten record led to deep depression — and how he is now fighting back.
Kell Brook, the undefeated IBF welterweight titleholder from Sheffield, England, tells The Telegraph’s Gareth A Davies that he “cheated death” after machete attack in Tenerife in September, “now my destiny is to beat Amir Khan.” Brook is ready to return to action.
The potential Manny Pacquiao-Floyd Mayweather Jr. superfight could shut Amir Khan out in the cold for a year. The welterweight stars have reportedly agreed on Las Vegas as the site for their long-awaited meeting with progress being made on the other details that threaten to put Khan in limbo.
Amir Khan says he will pursue a showdown with Manny Pacquiao if Floyd Mayweather Jr. refuses to fight him this year. The British star is determined to set up a superfight in 2015 and claims he and Pacquiao could donate a purse percentage to charity.
Amir Khan has set highly ambitious goals in the ring for 2015. The British star of Pakistani descent hopes his success can help those afflicted in Pakistan, where he paid a recent visit to comfort victims of terrorism. Khan spoke about his experiences there in an exclusive interview with Gareth A Davies.
THE RING’s No. 1-rated super middleweight Carl Froch is hoping to fulfill his Las Vegas dream match against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. but admits to The Telegraph that he is 60/40 on retirement right now.
Carl Frampton could go on to become the greatest Irish boxer of all time, according to the promoter Barry McGuigan, after the young Ulsterman claimed his first world title against the relentless, teak-tough Spaniard Kiko Martínez on Belfast’s Titanic Causeway on Saturday.
Carl Frampton claimed the IBF junior featherweight title from Kiko Martinez in front of a partisan home crowd on Saturday in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The victory sets up anticipated matches against Scott Quigg, WBC beltholder Leo Santa Cruz and RING champ Guillermo Rigondeaux.
Barry McGuigan, the hall of famer and Northern Ireland boxing icon, has put his heart and soul – as well as his money and family – into the country’s biggest fight in decades, today’s rematch showdown between Carl Frampton and Kiko Martinez.
Shane McGuigan, trainer of Carl Frampton, is taking no chances in what he predicts will be a ‘very, very tough fight’ against Kiko Martinez in Belfast today. He enlisted the help of a bio-scientist to help the undefeated Irish star prepare for the rematch.
Carl Frampton has already been crowned British, Commonwealth and European junior featherweight champion after 18 contests. Next Saturday, the 28-year-old Northern Ireland native goes for his first world title against familiar foe Kiko Martinez.
Undefeated British welterweight contender Kell Brook, who endured a grueling 16-week camp in Las Vegas in preparation for his shot at IBF titleholder Shawn Porter on Saturday, says the make-or-break showdown is his stepping stone to stardom.
It is fitting that former undisputed super middleweight champ Joe Calzaghe’s induction into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in New York this weekend comes in the wake of the division’s biggest fight in decades.
In a battle of will and resilience over technique and speed, champion Carl Froch and challenger George Groves will rely heavily on the advice of their cornermen at their blockbuster Wembley Stadium showdown in front of 80,000 spectators.
Carl Froch is set to earn around £8million and George Groves £2million from their anticipated Wembley Stadium showdown on Saturday. Froch will take the lion’s share of the prize money from the biggest fight in British history.
George Groves says he is looking to call on the warrior spirit of Nigel Benn for his grudge super middleweight title rematch against Carl Froch on May 31. The hatred between the British rivals reminds many of the Benn-Eubank clashes of the ’90s.
George Groves was criticized in his first fight with IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch for “running out of steam” but says a new training regimen will put him over the top in the rematch a week from now.