08 Oct 2016

Heavyweight Luis Ortiz signs with Matchroom Boxing

Exciting heavyweight star Luis ‘King Kong’ Ortiz has joined forces with Matchroom Boxing as he plans an assault on the Heavyweight World titles. Unbeaten Ortiz is one of the most feared fighters on the planet and has blasted away 22 of his 25 opponents inside the distance, with the vicious

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15 Jul 2016

Golvokin-Brook Press Conference NYC

Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and much smaller welterweight champion Kell Brook kicked off their press tour for their fight on September 10th in the 02 Arena. The first date was a New York City based press conference that saw each fighter trade barbs a bit.  

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11 Apr 2016

Shannon Briggs added to “Haye Day” undercard May 21st

After huge public demand, former two-time world heavyweight champion Shannon Briggs has been confirmed to fight at Haye Day on May 21 at The O2, with the view to a battle David Haye later in the year if they are both victorious. David Haye: “I used to find Briggs funny,

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27 Jul 2015

Carson Jones says he will KO Brian Rose’s career

Carson Jones says he will KO Brian Rose again in their rematch – and end his career in the process – when they clash at the KC Lightstream Stadium in Hull on Saturday night (August 1) live on Sky Sports. Jones stopped Rose in Blackpool on Valentine’s Day in controversial

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15 Jul 2015

Carl Froch Retires

Carl Froch (33-2 24KOs) has had a long, borderline hall of fame career and as of this week, it is no more. Froch who reached notoriety through the “Super Six” on Showtime, in which the top 6 super middleweight competed in a round robin, slightly bizarre format tournament that would bring the

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23 May 2015

James DeGale defeats Andre Dirrell to win first world title

James DeGale became the first man to become an Olympic gold medalist as well as a world champion as he defeated Andre Dirrell in Boston, Mass to become the IBF super middleweight champion. DeGale who floored Dirrell in the second round twice and nearly ended the fight early, but appeared

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21 May 2015

Matchroom Boxing and Sky Sports extend contract for five more years

Fight fans may not have been happy in the UK with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing schedule of events for 2015 on Sky Sports, but that has not swayed Sky Sports from extended a contract with UK promoter for five more years into 2021.   The deal will give Sky Sports

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22 Apr 2015

Brian Vera Returns This Summer To Face Fielding

Rocky Fielding will get the step up fight he is looking for at Super Middleweight against Brian Vera as a date and venue have yet to be determined. Vera, whose best days are probably behind him is still a name and also a tough out, even the version that exists

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