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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

Matchroom vs Queensberry: Who wins?

It’s been a strange year yet 2020 continues to surprise. On Tuesday, Frank Warren made an unlikely

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 al

Pacquiao would face Golovkin – at 147lbs

Hall of fame trainer Freddie Roach recently, and perhaps mischievously, namedropped Gennady Golovkin

WBC reaffirms Whyte mandatory position

The WBC has reiterated that the winner of Tyson Fury’s trilogy bout with Deontay Wilder must face

Dulorme fighting for Puerto Rico

Thomas Dulorme has been around the block in boxing. The Puerto Rican has fought some of the best nam

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

Top Rank has confirmed that WBC/WBO 140lbs champion Jose Ramirez will finally meet mandatory challen

McCaskill eyes her own history against Brækhus

Jessica McCaskill believes victory over undisputed world welterweight champion Cecilia Brækhus will

Hooks and jabs: Navarrete vs Magdaleno set for vacant WBO 12...

Two former world super-bantamweight champions will meet for the WBO crown recently vacated by Shakur

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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 a draw against an inspired Natasha Jonas at Matchroom’s Fight Camp in Brentwood, Essex, on Friday night. Scores were 96-94 Har...

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...

It is time to step out of the shadow of Tex Rickard

The Covid-19 virus means that we live in unprecedented times and we are seeing falling viewing figures across some sports as sporting events need crowd colour to survive and thrive on TV. Back in 2011, Sky TV made the decision to hand sole ...

Lomachenko has already taken a pay cut for Lopez

It is one of the most eagerly anticipated fights in boxing – the pound-for-pound No.1 fighter vs one of the sport’s rising stars.  Yet if a fight with IBF 135lbs champion Teofimo Lopez does not take place, it will not be the fault ...

Brækhus ‘more dangerous’ after extended training camp

On the brink of breaking Joe Louis’ 72-year-old record of 25 successful world title defences, Cecilia Brækhus says trainer Abel Sanchez has transformed her into a more dangerous fighter. Undisputed welterweight champion Brækhus (36-...

Kauffman remembers late trainer Richardson

When American Travis Kauffman meets heavyweight contender Otto Wallin at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut on August 15, late trainer Naazim Richardson will be foremost in his thoughts.  The greatly respected Richardson was hospitalis...

Top Rank signs heavyweight hope Ajagba

Top Rank have made a major move in the heavyweight division with the signing of rising Nigerian star Efe Ajagba. Previously promoted by Al Haymon and Premier Boxing Champions, puncher Ajagba has signed a long-term promotional agreement. He...

Hearn jabs, Warren counters in latest exchange

Following Frank Warren’s surprise proposal to pit the best fighters of Queensberry Promotions against the leading lights of Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom organisation, the promotional heavyweights have traded further verbal blows today. O...

Juan Manuel Marquez: Comfort at last

Less than two years ago, between a humid Christmas and the early signs of Central American summer, one heavily populated borough of Mexico City clocked a distressing 184 homicides.  Iztapalapa, the ancient Aztec city, breeds its reside...

Lomachenko-Lopez clash in doubt

The tantalising lightweight showdown between unified world champion Vasiliy Lomachenko and unbeaten IBF title-holder Teofimo Lopez is under threat. Lomachenko-Lopez had been tentatively scheduled for October 3, but the IBF champion is unsat...

Ruiz-Charr fight under discussion

With Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua otherwise engaged, former WBA Super, WBO and IBF champion Andy Ruiz Jr. is being offered another route back into the heavyweight title picture. WBA Regular champion Manuel Charr (31-4, 17 KOs) has revealed...

Jones expects serious business from Tyson

It is, in theory, an eight-round exhibition bout, but Roy Jones Jr. is expecting nothing less than serious business from a rejuvenated Mike Tyson when they meet in Carson, California, on September 12. Andy Foster, head of the California Sta...

Warren issues extraordinary challenge to Matchroom

Hall of fame promoter Frank Warren has challenged arch-rivals Matchroom Boxing to pit their star fighters against the leading boxers in his stable to decide who is the ‘best of British’. On Tuesday night, Warren issued an extraordinary ...

Edison Miranda: Buenaventura to the world

Fingers tap the walls of this cell; those hands that paid the bills are now redundant, marking every minute with the motioning of scarred knuckles. Regrets often weave their way between the bars, sleek and smooth, like sewing needles. ...

Harper: I will break down Jonas

WBC super-featherweight champion Terri Harper has vowed to ‘break down’ rival Natasha Jonas when they meet at Matchroom’s Fight Camp in Brentwood, Essex, on August 7. Denaby’s Harper (10-0, 5 KOs) rose to prominence with a hard...