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Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko: Will the young lion emerge with the crown?

This Saturday at Wembley Stadium, Anthony Joshua meets Wladimir Klitschko in an battle to unify the IBF and WBA Heavyweight titles, but will youth or experience prevail? ‘Young lion syndrome’. The rising of a youthful presence, confident in its ability to overthrow the older leader of the pride. As observed in nature, sports and life … Continue reading

This week in boxing: Murray v Rosado, Dillian Whyte’s next fight and Fowler joins Matchroom

A focus on domestic affairs this week, headlined by Martin Murray’s battle with Gabriel Rosado at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on Saturday…   Murray and Rosado within middleweight limit Martin Murray comfortably completed his return to the middleweight division at Friday’s weigh-in before his crossroads fight with Philadelphia’s Gabriel Rosado at the Echo Arena. Murray … Continue reading

This week in boxing: Lomachenko & Flanagan headline weekend’s fights

After a pretty quiet start to April, with the biggest news in boxing last week being that Mairis Briedis of Latvia beat German veteran Marco Huck to claim the WBC cruiserweight world title that Tony Bellew only very recently relinquished, we now have an exciting weekend of fights to look forward to. British lightweight Terry … Continue reading

5 potential next opponents for Tony Bellew

Matchroom Promoter Eddie Hearn has announced this week that British cruiserweight/heavyweight star Tony Bellew will return to the ring later this year. The announcement came as a slight shock to most people as it looked like ‘The Bomber’ was looking more towards retirement after his epic 11th round stoppage over rival David Haye on March 4th. … Continue reading

Brook and Spence clash at Bramall Lane on May 27

 ‘The Special One’ defends IBF strap against ‘The Truth’ in Sheffield Kell Brook will defend his IBF Welterweight title against US star Errol Spence at Bramall Lane in Sheffield on Saturday May 27th, live on Sky Sports Box Office and on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING in the US. Brook makes the fourth defence of his beloved … Continue reading

Gennady Golovkin Vs Daniel Jacobs – Fight Preview & Prediction

This weekend at Madison Square Garden, New York, unified middleweight world champion and pound-for-pound contender Gennady Golovkin faces what many people believe to be the toughest test of his career so far. The WBA super, WBC, IBF & IBO champion takes on mandatory challenger and WBA regular champ Daniel Jacobs in a really intriguing match-up. … Continue reading

World Boxing Super Series: $50-million elimination tournament set for New York

Winners to receive the GREATEST prize in boxing, the Muhammad Ali Trophy Total Prize Money in Season One: $50 million KO tournament to kick off in September 2017 featuring two weight classes with 16 boxers, setting up 14 top fights on 14 separate fight nights Partners from the world of boxing, marketing and broadcasting behind … Continue reading

Crolla: I’m flying in camp for Linares

Manchester hero looking a ‘Million Dollar’s’ ahead of rematch   Anthony Crolla says he is flying in his camp for his world lightweight title unification rematch with Jorge Linares at the Manchester Arena on March 25th. Crolla was told in no uncertain terms by trainer Joe Gallagher that he had to lock himself away as … Continue reading

Katie Taylor to fight on Crolla-Linares bill

Irish star fights for fourth time in paid ranks in Manchester  (Photo credit Lawrence Lustig) Katie Taylor’s fourth professional fight will take place on the undercard of Anthony Crolla’s lightweight title unification rematch with Jorge Linares at the Manchester Arena on Saturday March 25, live on Sky Sports. Taylor made it three fights unbeaten in … Continue reading

David Haye vs Tony Bellew: Preview and prediction

This Saturday night amidst the electric atmosphere of the O2 Arena in London, a heavyweight clash that has grown with intrigue will unfold before British boxing fans.   Written off as a mismatch when the fight was made back in November, David Haye’s non-title fight with Tony Bellew has since captivated the public’s imagination. Seasoned puncher Haye remains … Continue reading