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Dickinson decisions Stafford to retain British title

20/04/2013 08:24
British cruiserweight champion Jon-Lewis Dickinson (14-2) outpointed Mike Stafford (11-2) at Rainton Meadows Arena.   The judges scored Friday’s contest 117-112, 118-112 and 115-113 in the Birtley 26-year-old’s favour in a successful second British title defence. Sunderland’s Glenn...

Rose proud to be first bearer of Lonsdale badge

19/04/2013 12:27
Brian Rose (22-1-1) will be the first British boxer to wear the Lonsdale badge on his shorts when he fights Joachim Alcine (33-3-1) for the WBO Inter-Continental light middleweight title on Saturday night live on Sky Sports. Rose, 28, won the Lonsdale belt outright in October when he defeated Sam...

Marquez-Bradley to fight on September 14

18/04/2013 19:58
Former four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez (55-6-1) has revealed that he plans to continue his career by challenging WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley (30-0) for his title on September 14 at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. "I had a meeting and spoke to my family....

Fury promises fireworks against Cunningham as Klitschko beckons

18/04/2013 12:39
  Heavyweights Tyson Fury (20-0) and Steve Cunningham (25-5) met face to face at the final press conference, on Wednesday, at Legends Bar NYC in anticipation for their Saturday afternoon encounter at Madison Square Garden Theatre this weekend. The 12-round official eliminator will determine...

Even Chisora and Fury can't put me down, says Cleverly

18/04/2013 10:45
WBO light heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly (25-0) says sparring sessions with heavyweights have strengthened his body and belief before his latest title defence. The unbeaten Welshman faces mandatory challenger Robin Krasniqi (39-2) at Wembley Arena this Saturday, live on BoxNation. And to...

Pacquiao vs Alvarado possible for October in Macao

17/04/2013 14:01
Top Rank stable fighter Mike Alvarado (34-1) is being lined up as a strong candidate for Manny Pacquiao's next fight in October in Macao, China. Alvarado, 33, has reportedly agreed to the fight, but Pacquiao's adviser Michael Koncz is saying that there isn't an opponent that they've agreed on as...

DeGale to fight in Canada on May 17

17/04/2013 12:11
Hennessy Sports is delighted to announce that WBC Silver super middleweight champion James DeGale is scheduled to return to the ring for his North American debut on May 17. DeGale will fight at Casino Lac-Leamy, Gatineau, Canada with an opponent yet to be determined, with EOTTM (Eye of the Tiger...

Simpson faces Choi on Burns undercard

16/04/2013 17:04
John Simpson (24-9) will face Choi Tseveenpurev (36-6) for the vacant WBO Inter-Continental super featherweight title in Betfair's 'Fighting Pride of Scotland' at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on May 11, live on Sky Sports. The clash supports Ricky Burn's WBO lightweight title defence against Jose...

Devon Alexander-Kell Brook postponed again

15/04/2013 16:41
The IBF welterweight title fight between Devon Alexander and Kell Brook has been postponed for a third time. Matchroom Sport can today confirm that Brook will be unable to fight Alexander on May 18 due to an injury to his right foot. But promoter Eddie Hearn remains hopeful that Brook will finally...

John-Hosono ends in technical draw

14/04/2013 21:04
WBA featherweight champion Chris John (48-0-3) of Indonesia fought Japan's challenger Satoshi Hosono (23-2-1) to a third round technical draw on Sunday at the Bung Karno Stadium Jakarta, Indonesia. It was John's 18th defence of the title and he seemed in control of the bout when the two collided...
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