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Ball looking to derail the Courtenay hype train

Matchroom’s Fight Camp series has entered its third week and, so far, mostly lived up to its billi

Docherty: I’m going to walk through Fox

Scottish puncher John Docherty won’t be underestimating the dangerous Anthony Fox when they clash

Frampton faces Traynor on August 15

Belfast star Carl Frampton will now fight Scotland’s Darren Traynor in a 10-round lightweight bou

McDonnell targets Yorkshire derby with Warrington

Jamie McDonnell has his sights set on big, all-British fights with IBF featherweight champion Josh W

Whyte-Joshua feud rumbles on

The long-running feud between Dillian Whyte and Anthony Joshua shows no sign of ending soon. Having

Reports: Tyson-Jones postponed until November 28

The high-profile clash between legendary duo Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. has reportedly been postpo

Remembering Eddie Futch with Wayne McCullough

One hundred and nine years ago today, in the anonymous Mississippi town of Hillsboro, perhaps the gr

Hooks and jabs: Mayorga’s fresh battle

Former two-weight world champion Ricardo Mayorga is enduring tough times in Nicaragua. The ex-WBA Su

Spence-Garcia the highlight of newly-announced PBC shows

The intriguing clash between WBC and IBF welterweight title-holder Errol Spence Jr. and two-weight c

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Ball looking to derail the Courtenay hype train

Matchroom’s Fight Camp series has entered its third week and, so far, mostly lived up to its billing. The domestic clashes have provided plenty of entertainment, in particular the two main events. Last week’s WBC 130lbs title clash betw...

Docherty: I’m going to walk through Fox

Scottish puncher John Docherty won’t be underestimating the dangerous Anthony Fox when they clash at Matchroom’s Fight Camp in Brentwood on Friday (August 14), but still expects to put on an explosive performance. Many in the trade beli...

Frampton faces Traynor on August 15

Belfast star Carl Frampton will now fight Scotland’s Darren Traynor in a 10-round lightweight bout on Saturday (August 15) at the BT Sport studios. Frampton was originally supposed to face Vahram Vardanyan, but visa issues forced the Arm...

McDonnell targets Yorkshire derby with Warrington

Jamie McDonnell has his sights set on big, all-British fights with IBF featherweight champion Josh Warrington, Kid Galahad or Carl Frampton. Former WBA Regular and IBF bantamweight title-holder McDonnell (30-3-1, 13 KOs and 1 ND) is aiming ...

Whyte-Joshua feud rumbles on

The long-running feud between Dillian Whyte and Anthony Joshua shows no sign of ending soon. Having engaged in a thrilling encounter in December 2015, won by Joshua in the seventh round after Whyte had hurt him to the body in the second, th...

Reports: Tyson-Jones postponed until November 28

The high-profile clash between legendary duo Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. has reportedly been postponed and rescheduled to November 28. Originally scheduled for the Dignity Health Park in Carson, California, on September 12, the reasons ...

Remembering Eddie Futch with Wayne McCullough

One hundred and nine years ago today, in the anonymous Mississippi town of Hillsboro, perhaps the greatest boxing trainer to ever draw breath was born. Eddie Futch’s dreams of a professional boxing career of his own were stymied by a hear...

Hooks and jabs: Mayorga’s fresh battle

Former two-weight world champion Ricardo Mayorga is enduring tough times in Nicaragua. The ex-WBA Super/WBC 147lbs and WBC 154lbs title-holder is currently battling drug and alcohol addiction in his native land. Former world champion turned...

Spence-Garcia the highlight of newly-announced PBC shows

The intriguing clash between WBC and IBF welterweight title-holder Errol Spence Jr. and two-weight champion Danny Garcia on November 21 is the pick of a new raft of shows announced by Premier Boxing Champions and FOX Sports in the US. ...

James defeats Dulorme, eyes Pacquiao

Minneapolis welterweight hope Jamal James passed his toughest examination to date with a clear, but hard-fought decision over Puerto Rican contender Thomas Dulorme at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday night, Scores ...

Mark Chamberlain: You don’t get paid for overtime

While the outbreak of Covid-19 has disrupted many high-profile boxers’ plans for the year, it has resulted in unexpected opportunities for fighters in the infancy of their careers. Each of the first four shows staged in England since boxi...

Santa Cruz: Davis makes weight or pays big fine

Four-weight world champion Leo Santa Cruz is not concerned that Gervonta Davis will fail to make the contracted 130lbs weight limit for their October 24 clash at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut. The WBA has somehow sanctioned the bout...

More WBC 135lbs title confusion as Linares tests positive for Covid-19

The highly confusing WBC lightweight title picture took another complicated turn after Jorge Linares tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of his August 28 fight with Javier Fortuna. Linares was supposed to meet Fortuna for the WBC’s ‘Diam...

Harper and Jonas share the spoils at Fight Camp

A heavy favourite, Terri Harper appeared a touch fortunate to hold on to her WBC super-featherweight title with an entertaining draw against an inspired Natasha Jonas at Matchroom’s Fight Camp in Brentwood, Essex, on Friday night. Scores ...

Matchroom vs Queensberry: Who wins?

It’s been a strange year yet 2020 continues to surprise. On Tuesday, Frank Warren made an unlikely proposal, challenging Eddie Hearn to put egos and promotional posturing to one side and pit the best of Queensberry Promotions against the ...

Fight Camp II preview: Harper and Jonas make history

The second of Eddie Hearn and Matchroom’s ‘Fight Camp’ series is headlined by an intriguing all-British world title showdown on Friday night, as rising Yorkshire star Terri Harper defends her WBC and IBO super-featherweight titles aga...

Pacquiao would face Golovkin – at 147lbs

Hall of fame trainer Freddie Roach recently, and perhaps mischievously, namedropped Gennady Golovkin as a potential opponent for his most famous student – the age-defying Manny Pacquiao. Roach mooted an eye-rubbing catchweight encounter w...

WBC reaffirms Whyte mandatory position

The WBC has reiterated that the winner of Tyson Fury’s trilogy bout with Deontay Wilder must face mandatory challenger Dillian Whyte in early 2021. Brixton’s Whyte (27-1, 18 KOs) needs to first overcome former WBA champion Alexander Pov...

Dulorme fighting for Puerto Rico

Thomas Dulorme has been around the block in boxing. The Puerto Rican has fought some of the best names around welterweight, but says competing for the glory of his fighting nation is what drives him on. On Saturday at the Microsoft Theater ...

Ramirez-Postol confirmed for August 29 in ‘The Bubble’

Top Rank has confirmed that WBC/WBO 140lbs champion Jose Ramirez will finally meet mandatory challenger Viktor Postol at ‘The Bubble’ in the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, on August 29. Ramirez and Postol (31-2, 12 KOs) were originally set to fi...

McCaskill eyes her own history against Brækhus

Jessica McCaskill believes victory over undisputed world welterweight champion Cecilia Brækhus will propel her towards greatness in women’s boxing. The duo clash in a rescheduled showdown on the streets of downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Au...

Hooks and jabs: Navarrete vs Magdaleno set for vacant WBO 126lbs crown

Two former world super-bantamweight champions will meet for the WBO crown recently vacated by Shakur Stevenson at featherweight, with the sanctioning body ordering a fight between rising Mexican star Emanuel Navarrete (32-1, 28 KOs) and Las...

Oh, Canada!

IBHOF inductee Graham Houston laments the fact that DAZN Canada dropped the August 1 Matchroom Boxing event from its schedule but hopes it was just a temporary glitch as he takes a look at the nation’s rich boxing history. O Canada is...

Brodnicka signs for Matchroom, targets Harper-Jonas winner

WBO super-featherweight champion Ewa Brodnicka has signed a multi-fight promotional deal with Matchroom Boxing.  Poland’s Brodnicka (19-0, 2 KOs) is already targeting the winner of Friday night’s WBC super-featherweight title fight...