Undefeated Sheffield Welterweight Kell Brook (32-0-0) will finally have the opportunity to fight for a world title this evening as he takes on undefeated IBF World Champion Shawn Porter (24-0-1). Brook has been the mandatory challenger for the IBF title since October 2012, and has suffered a frustrating two years whilst trying to achieve that dream. Firstly Devon Alexander who was the belt holder at the time had to pull out the fight with a torn bicep muscle then Brook himself had to pull out with a foot injury and since then Brook has been on a rebuilding mission to get him to this stage. In the mean time Porter captured the world title by defeating the aforementioned Alexander and then went on to stop the usually durable and very tough Paulie Malinaggi in spectacular fashion, It promises to be an intriguing fight, check out my preview. Read more »
Very recently, Daniel Cormier and Jon ‘Bones’ Jones were involved in a viscious brawl in the MGM Grand lobby at what was a public media appearance. Both men squared up on stage to promote their September showdown which led to unsavoury scenes. Cormier retaliated to Jones leading his head into his face with a push in the face of the champion Jones, who responded with a visious right hand which knocked Cormer off the stage as Jones proceeded to hammer away with a few shots on top of Cormier before the fight was broken up. Read more »
Leonard Bundu speaks to Josh Morgan of FightHype.com about his upcoming bout with Frankie Gavin (19-0-0) this Friday in Wolverhampton. Both men enter the bout undefeated with the opportunity to project themselves to world level with a win. Bundu is coming off the back of three knockout victories and will defend his European title against the undefeated British and Commonwealth champion. Check out what Bundu has to say about his opponent Read more »
Undefeated British Welterweight champion Frankie Gavin speaks to FightHype.com about his upcoming bout with another undefeated man in Leonard Bundu in Wolverhampton this Friday. This is arguably Gavin’s toughest test to date, against a man who boasts an impressive record (30-0-2) but not a great resume. Gavin (19-0-0) is considered the best technical boxer in the UK, very slick, quick hands good movement and very intelligent will need to be at his best against a man coming off the back of three knockout defeats, none of which are the calibre of the unbeaten Brummie. Gavin also offers his opinion on Kell Brook v Shawn Porter and gives a very interesting prediction for the fight, check out Josh Morgan’s interview here…. Read more »
BY DUV JOHAL
Unfortunate circumstances led to Tyson Fury having to pull out of his heavyweight clash on Saturday evening. Fury who was scheduled to face Dereck Chisora in a rematch in Manchester, but with a hand injury sustained by Chisora in sparring, it resulted in the Londoner pulling out of the clash the Monday before the fight. Fury was then given a replacement opponent, a man who was in camp with Chisora and was ironically the man which Chisora broke his hand against in sparring, Alexander Ustinov. Read more »
The multi-title show will still go ahead with Billy Joe Saunders challenging for the Vacant European Middleweight title against Emanuele Blandamura, Liam Smith defends his British Light-Middleweight title against Jason Welborn; Terry Flanagan challenges Martin Gethin for the Vacant British Lightweight Championship, and Jack Catterall face Nathan Brough for the Vacant Central Area Light-Welterweight Championship Read more »
Pound-for-pound star Floyd Mayweather will return to his British home of BoxNation with his thrilling September rematch with Argentine assassin Marcos Maidana to be screened live and exclusive on the channel.
Dereck Chisora has been forced to withdraw from his showdown against Tyson Fury this Saturday (26th July) at the Phones 4 U Arena in Manchester after suffering a fractured hand in his last sparring session leading up to the fight.
Chisora’s fight against Fury, which was a European heavyweight title defence with the Vacant British title on the line plus an eliminator for the WBO World title, will now be rescheduled and a new date will be announced shortly. Read more »
The heated battle between Tyson Fury and Dereck Chisora is approaching, with Chisora looking to avenge his loss from the first time out. Both men have had different paths to world title with Chisora bouncing back from a defeat at the hands of Fury to go on and face Vitali Klitschko for his version of the world title belt, whilst Fury has taken a more cautious approach and has yet to challenge for a world title. That could soon change if he records his second victory over a revitalised Dereck Chisora. Check out the four keys to victory Read more »