Nathan Heaney: The Local Hero

Nathan Heaney: The Local Hero By Joe Alexander It has now been over ten months since Nathan Heaney was competing under the bright lights, winning the IBO continental middleweight title in March in front of his devout fans in a packed out Kings Hall. The local hero had taken the next big step in his … Continue reading Nathan Heaney: The Local Hero

Hamed vs Kelley: When Naz Entered The Garden

Hamed vs Kelley: When Naz Entered The Garden By Neil Coote There are various tales of the enigmatic pupil of Brendan Ingle, Prince Naseem Hamed. Some are lost in folklore and fiction, however, most were played out in audacious public displays. One of the greatest displays and a true ticket of arrival on the world … Continue reading Hamed vs Kelley: When Naz Entered The Garden

Terry Norris vs Sugar Ray Leonard: The End Of An Era

Terry Norris vs Sugar Ray Leonard: The End Of An Era By Lea Worrall The defending WBC light-middleweight champion won the belt by obliterating the tough Ugandan John Mugabi in a round at the end of March 1990. Terry Norris, who was ranked number five, wobbled Mugabi with a left hook at the 45 second point, following … Continue reading Terry Norris vs Sugar Ray Leonard: The End Of An Era

FRENCH AMATEUR SUPERSTAR SOFIANE OUMIHA SIGNS FOR QUEENSBERRY

FRENCH AMATEUR SUPERSTAR SOFIANE OUMIHA SIGNS FOR QUEENSBERRY French amateur great Sofiane Oumiha has signed a long-term promotional deal with Queensberry, with his professional journey due to begin with Queensberry Poland. During his run to the Olympic final in 2016 he defeated the current unified World Lightweight champion Teofimo Lopez - the last time the … Continue reading FRENCH AMATEUR SUPERSTAR SOFIANE OUMIHA SIGNS FOR QUEENSBERRY

MATCHROOM SIGN IBO CHAMPION GONGORA

MATCHROOM SIGN IBO CHAMPION GONGORA Unbeaten Super-Middleweight king pens deal with Eddie Hearn Matchroom are delighted to announce that IBO Super-Middleweight champion Carlos Gongora has signed a promotional deal with Eddie Hearn. Gongora (19-0 14 KOs) landed the IBO strap in stunning fashion in December, coming in at late notice and knocking out hotly-touted Ali … Continue reading MATCHROOM SIGN IBO CHAMPION GONGORA

Larry Holmes: The Fight For Acceptance

Larry Holmes: The Fight For Acceptance Timing is everything in life, probably even more so in sport. Larry Holmes had the unenviable task, an impossible one in many ways, of having to follow the greatest world heavyweight champion in history. As Muhammad Ali faded as a fighter, and tragically his deteriorating health took away much … Continue reading Larry Holmes: The Fight For Acceptance

When Europe Met Sonny Liston

When Europe Met Sonny Liston By Paul Gallender When Sonny Liston knocked out Floyd Patterson in their mandatory rematch on July 22, 1963, he looked forward to fighting Cassius Clay in late-September in front of 100,000 people in his hometown of Philadelphia. It figured to be the biggest grossing fight of all-time but his Louisville … Continue reading When Europe Met Sonny Liston