British cruiserweight rivals Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew will share top billing at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on July 12 as they edge closer to an anticipated rematch. Cleverly faces Argentina’s Alejandro Emilio Valori. Bellew is taking on Brazilian Julio Cesar Dos Santos.
British promoter Frank Warren wants new IBF bantamweight titleholder Paul Butler to face fellow Englishman Jamie McDonnell, who was stripped of the same belt last year.
Carl Froch hailed his eighth-round KO victory over George Groves at Wembley Stadium on Saturday as the greatest night of his entire career. The super middleweight grudge rematch attracted an 80,000 crowd in London, England – a record for British boxing.
IBF super middleweight titleholder Carl Froch and George Groves were the model of diplomacy and good behavior Thursday at Wembley Stadium, just a little over 48 hours before they collide in their grudge rematch before a British record 80,000 sell-out crowd.
James DeGale, who says his mother motivated him to continue boxing when suffering depression last year, heads into a IBF super middleweight title eliminator against Brandon Gonzales on the Froch-Groves undercard on Saturday with a positive frame of mind.
WBC super middleweight titleholder Sakio Bika wants to face the winner of the grudge IBF title rematch between Carl Froch and George Groves, which takes place on Saturday at a sold-out 80,000-capacity Wembley Stadium, north west London.
Ahead of his much-delayed cruiserweight debut on Saturday, former WBO 175-pound titleholder Nathan Cleverly has stated a grudge rematch with fellow Brit Tony Bellew is nailed on for later this year.
Former light heavyweight titleholder Nathan Cleverly will make his much-delayed cruiserweight debut on May 17 when he faces Guyana journeyman Sean Corbin at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales.
Former bantamweight titleholder Jamie McDonnell will face Thailand’s Tabtimdaeng Na Rachawat for the vacant WBA title on the May 31undercard of Carl Froch-George Groves II.
James DeGale-Brandon Gonzales will feature on the undercard of Carl Froch’s grudge rematch against George Groves – with the winners of both 168-pound contests set to meet each other later in 2014.
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.
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.
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.