Duke McKenzie: “Before I turned pro, I lost 17 fights back-to-back.”

Duke McKenzie: “Before I turned pro, I lost 17 fights back-to-back.” By Garry White It's Tuesday lunchtime and Duke McKenzie’s name flashes up on my phone. It’s partially unexpected and has me scrambling and fumbling to answer. We were due to meet a little earlier in the day, but when I called at the allotted … Continue reading Duke McKenzie: “Before I turned pro, I lost 17 fights back-to-back.”

Book Review: President of Pandemonium: The Mad World of Ike Ibeabuchi

Book Review: President of Pandemonium: The Mad World of Ike Ibeabuchi By Chris Akers                 Ike Ibeabuchi is one of modern boxing’s what ifs. A six foot two muscular heavyweight who was trained by former world welterweight champion Curtis Cokes, Ibeabuchi was tipped to be the next big fighter from Africa, and is best known … Continue reading Book Review: President of Pandemonium: The Mad World of Ike Ibeabuchi

MONTANA LOVE SIGNS WITH MATCHROOM

MONTANA LOVE SIGNS WITH MATCHROOM Super-Lightweight talent targeting title fights in Cleveland Montana Love has signed a multi-fight promotional deal with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom. Love (16-0-1 8 KOs) dazzled on his last outing, forcing Ivan Baranchyk to retire after seven rounds in his Cleveland hometown, and the unbeaten 26 year old will now look … Continue reading MONTANA LOVE SIGNS WITH MATCHROOM

FORMER WORLD CHAMPION PAUL BUTLER JOINS PROBELLUM

FORMER WORLD CHAMPION PAUL BUTLER JOINS PROBELLUM Probellum is thrilled to announce the promotional signing of former IBF bantamweight champion Paul Butler - ahead of his upcoming world title clash with John Riel Casimero. Butler (33-2, 15 knockouts) has operated at the highest echelon in the sport for a number of years, after making his … Continue reading FORMER WORLD CHAMPION PAUL BUTLER JOINS PROBELLUM

MARSHALL, FURY, EUBANK JR. HEADLINE NEWCASTLE

MARSHALL, FURY, EUBANK JR. HEADLINE NEWCASTLE NORTH EAST PROSPECTS STEVE ROBINSON, APRIL HUNTER, GEORGIA O’CONNOR, MICHAEL WEBSTER AIM FOR BREAKTHROUGH PERFORMANCES RITSON WITHDRAWS DUE TO ILLNESS The North East’s brightest new boxing talents Steve Robinson, Michael Webster, April Hunter, Georgia O’Connor and Mark Dickinson are ready to represent their region this Saturday night. Headlining this … Continue reading MARSHALL, FURY, EUBANK JR. HEADLINE NEWCASTLE

Pierce O’Leary Faces Siar OzgulOn This Month’s MTK Fight Night

Pierce O'Leary Faces Siar OzgulOn This Month's MTK Fight Night Undefeated sensation Pierce O'Leary will take on former Southern Area champion Siar Ozgul when #MTKFightNight returns to York Hall in London on October 29. This month's action-packed card will be broadcast live in the US on ESPN+ in association with Top Rank and worldwide on … Continue reading Pierce O’Leary Faces Siar OzgulOn This Month’s MTK Fight Night

The Heavyweight Landscape: Whyte vs. Wallin

The Heavyweight Landscape: Whyte vs. Wallin By Ian Aldous Saturday August 22nd, 2020: "What a shot from Alexander Povetkin! He's knocked Dillian Whyte cold here, in the fifth round," lead commentator Adam Smith shrieked with an utterly shocked tone to his voice reminiscent of the night he described Anthony Joshua's loss to Andy Ruiz Jr. … Continue reading The Heavyweight Landscape: Whyte vs. Wallin

CONFIRMED: ARTHUR v YARDE 2 SET FOR DECEMBER 4

CONFIRMED: ARTHUR v YARDE 2 SET FOR DECEMBER 4 THE BLOCKBUSTER REMATCH between Lyndon Arthur and Anthony Yarde will take place at the Copper Box Arena in London on Saturday December 4, live on BT Sport. The showdown between the two top light heavyweights falls a year on from the pair's close-fought Battle of Westminster … Continue reading CONFIRMED: ARTHUR v YARDE 2 SET FOR DECEMBER 4