A Boxing Memory: Marciano vs Cockell

A Boxing Memory: Marciano vs Cockell By Garry White Kezar Stadium, San Francisco. On the evening of 16 May 1955 Britain’s Don Cockell met Rocky Marciano for the heavyweight championship of the world. The fight was broadcast to 83 movie theatres in 59 cities in the US. Across the Atlantic, listeners wrestled with a seven-hour delay to … Continue reading A Boxing Memory: Marciano vs Cockell

DAVID ADELEYE HAPPY TO WRECK DAVE ALLEN’S COMEBACK

DAVID ADELEYE HAPPY TO WRECK DAVE ALLEN'S COMEBACK Heavyweight banger David Adeleye insists he is ready to let Dave Allen and Nathan Gorman feel his power. Adeleye has shown he can pack a punch and knocked out his first five professional opponents in style. The Notting Hill man is back in action on Saturday (April … Continue reading DAVID ADELEYE HAPPY TO WRECK DAVE ALLEN’S COMEBACK

HARPER AND CHOI MEET IN SUPER-FEATHERWEIGHT UNIFICATION ON MAY 15

HARPER AND CHOI MEET IN SUPER-FEATHERWEIGHT UNIFICATION ON MAY 15 Bumper bill features Buatsi plus three European Title fights Terri Harper will put her WBC and IBO Super-Featherweight World Titles on the line against undefeated WBA World Champion Hyun-Mi Choi on a huge night of action at the AO Arena, Manchester on Saturday May 15 … Continue reading HARPER AND CHOI MEET IN SUPER-FEATHERWEIGHT UNIFICATION ON MAY 15

CALLUM JOHNSON WOULD ACCEPT JOE SMITH FIGHT ‘IN A HEARTBEAT’

CALLUM JOHNSON WOULD ACCEPT JOE SMITH FIGHT 'IN A HEARTBEAT' Callum Johnson is hoping for the first crack at new WBO World Light-Heavyweight champion Joe Smith. Fan-friendly Johnson excited American fans on two previous appearances in the United States and hopes Smith’s promoter Bob Arum contacts Frank Warren about the fight. The former British and … Continue reading CALLUM JOHNSON WOULD ACCEPT JOE SMITH FIGHT ‘IN A HEARTBEAT’

BARRY HEARN OBE STEPS ASIDE AS EDDIE HEARN BECOMES MATCHROOM SPORT GROUP CHAIRMAN

BARRY HEARN OBE STEPS ASIDE AS EDDIE HEARN BECOMES MATCHROOM SPORT GROUP CHAIRMAN Eddie Hearn will become Chairman of the Matchroom Sport Group of Companies as Barry Hearn OBE steps aside after almost 40 years to become President of the Group in an advisory role, dealing primarily with event strategy and global development. Eddie will … Continue reading BARRY HEARN OBE STEPS ASIDE AS EDDIE HEARN BECOMES MATCHROOM SPORT GROUP CHAIRMAN

FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD TITLE FIGHT BETWEEN JELENA MRDJENOVICH AND ERIKA CRUZ HERNANDEZ TO HEADLINE THURSDAY NIGHT’S RING CITY USA EVENT ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK

FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD TITLE FIGHT BETWEEN JELENA MRDJENOVICH AND ERIKA CRUZ HERNANDEZ TO HEADLINE THURSDAY NIGHT’S RING CITY USA EVENT ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK Franklin vs. Shaw Postponed, Mominov vs. Ruiz Added to NBCSN Telecast On Thursday night, Ring City USA will return with another high-stakes world title main event when Jelena Mrdjenovich makes the sixth … Continue reading FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD TITLE FIGHT BETWEEN JELENA MRDJENOVICH AND ERIKA CRUZ HERNANDEZ TO HEADLINE THURSDAY NIGHT’S RING CITY USA EVENT ON NBC SPORTS NETWORK

Blake Harrison: “I put fighters on a bit of a pedestal because of their mental toughness and the sacrifices that they make.”

Blake Harrison: "I put fighters on a bit of a pedestal because of their mental toughness and the sacrifices that they make." Blake Harrison like many in the entertainment industry has seen the past year change many things. Projects postponed or cancelled, having to adapt to an ever-changing world. Work for many in the acting … Continue reading Blake Harrison: “I put fighters on a bit of a pedestal because of their mental toughness and the sacrifices that they make.”

Jack Catterall: Aiming For Undisputed

Jack Catterall: Aiming For Undisputed By Kailem Sims The global super-lightweight scene is booming as of late and has been strengthened significantly through the prominent rise of Chorley based southpaw Jack ‘El Gato’ Catterall who has racked up 26 wins in as many bouts, with 13 of those coming inside the scheduled distance. He began … Continue reading Jack Catterall: Aiming For Undisputed

‘WHOEVER LANDS FIRST WILL GET THE KO!’

‘WHOEVER LANDS FIRST WILL GET THE KO!’ Explosive heavyweight action heads up Dennis Hobson and Steve Crump’s Fight Academy card on May 28 at Sheffield Arena Car Park  . Rotherham’s Kash Ali (pictured) will seek to become the IBF European Champion when he clashes with Czech Tomas Salek for the vacant title. With a solitary disqualification loss on his 19 fight record, … Continue reading ‘WHOEVER LANDS FIRST WILL GET THE KO!’

‘GHANAIAN BY BLOOD, BRITISH BY BIRTH’: DENZEL BENTLEY REPRESENTS TWO NATIONS ON APRIL 24th

'GHANAIAN BY BLOOD, BRITISH BY BIRTH': DENZEL BENTLEY REPRESENTS TWO NATIONS ON APRIL 24th Denzel Bentley will wear his Lonsdale belt and his Ghanaian heritage with pride when he looks to defeat Middleweight challenger Felix Cash on April 24th. Denzel has been hard at work at the Peacock Gym readying himself for the biggest fight … Continue reading ‘GHANAIAN BY BLOOD, BRITISH BY BIRTH’: DENZEL BENTLEY REPRESENTS TWO NATIONS ON APRIL 24th