Groves gains European Title in WBC eliminator
Sep21

Groves gains European Title in WBC eliminator

George Groves won emphatically last night in his European Title fight against a tough Christopher Rabrasse in a packed Wembley Arena. Following Groves’ last fight against Carl Froch, he is now taking a different path to get the opportunity for another Super Middleweight world title fight opportunity in a WBC showdown against Direll. First of all he had to take care of the business in hand with taking apart in convincing fashion...

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Gavin Rees ends his career in a spectacular war
May18

Gavin Rees ends his career in a spectacular war

The MotorPoint arena in Cardiff played host to one of the best rematches we have seen in a British ring in many years, as Gavin ‘the rock’ Rees bowed out of his professional boxing career in one final  tear up with his old rival Gary Buckland. Their last encounter in February set the years fight calender off as a possible fight of the year contender in what was a very close brutal 12 rounder which really could of been...

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Mayweather tested by Maidana in a 12 round battle in Vegas
May04

Mayweather tested by Maidana in a 12 round battle in Vegas

Last night Marcos Chino Maidana went to Vegas to take on the best pound for pound fighter on the planet for the WBC & WBA unification title fight that no one gave him a chance of winning. What happened in the ring was nothing short of excitement and gave the baying fight fans a glimpse of Floyd on the ropes for much of the first half of the fight. With Maidana coming off a truly spectacular win against the brash Broner  that...

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Manny serves his retribution on Bradley
Apr13

Manny serves his retribution on Bradley

In the early hours of this morning, one of the most hotly anticipated rematches was fought out over 12 rounds of some of the best displays of boxing we have seen from Manny Pacquiao in quite a while. After the first fight in 2012 which had Bradley winning a very  dubious Vegas decision  that had Bradley winning on 2 judges scorecards, leaving Pacquiao loosing his WBO title in a shock defeat which no one could really understand. A...

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Burns ends his title reign
Mar02

Burns ends his title reign

Ricky Burns lost his WBO Lightweight title against a very durable and defiant Terence Crawford. The man from Omaha Nebraska came over to take the title away from the Scotsman who for the last 3 and a half years has totally dominated the division beating every one who was put in front of him with relative ease. However since his last fight against Raymundo Beltram in what some viewed as Burns first near loss,  and shattering his jaw...

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Caris Boxing Club. The Gym of Champions
Feb11

Caris Boxing Club. The Gym of Champions

Last Sunday, I went to visit a very special boxing gym in Finsbury Park north London and to meet it’s founder Mr Sam Hadfield. What makes Caris gym so unique is that it is the only boxing gym in the UK that is registered with the Amateur Boxing Association specifically for the homeless community in London. I was introduced to this project through my friend WBC A Star referee Mr Ian John Lewis, after he was invited to attend a...

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