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Matty Fagan Vs Adam Kettleborough Ringside Boxing

By Jane Warburton July 26th, 2015 All Ringside Boxing

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At the new Sports Village in Ellesmere Port, England, last night, local man - Matty Fagan, won the English Lightweight Title Eliminator by defeating Adam Kettleborough of Newark, Nottinghamshire, on points. It was a thrilling contest with both boxers giving their ‘all’, but Fagan gets the points victory 97-94

The show billed as ‘Nightmare in Ellesmere’ – promoted by AA Promotions and LongShots Sports, featured nine undercard bouts, results as follows.

[Round 2 seemed to be a popular round!]

Matty Fagan (Ellesmere Port) v Adam Kettleborough (Newark, Notts)
English Lightweight Title Eliminator (10 x 3 Rounds)

This turned out to be a thrilling fight. Adam ‘Ket’ stood quietly in his corner when he came to the ring – but he gave a great fight against determined-looking Fagan. Carl Greaves told him he needed to ‘get aggressive’ – which he did, and had a good round three. He took a low blow from Fagan in the fourth and had to take a rest. Fagan finished the fourth round strongly. Both men were landing with lefts to the head. It was a great round 9 for both boxers. More...


Light Heavy Champ Kovalev Makes Quick Work Of Mohammedi

By Boxing Press July 26th, 2015 All Boxing Results

Sergey "Krusher" Kovalev (28-0-1, 25 KOs) and Nadjib "IronDjib" Mohammedi (38-4, 23 KOs) started off the main event slow, just feeling each other out in the first round.

At the start of the second round, Kovalev engaged in an aggressive attack on Mohammedi, which knocked the challenger down. In the third round the chants for Kovalev began to ring out from the Las Vegas fans and the champion knocked down Nadjib again.

This time the referee stopped the fight at 2:38. Kovalev retains the IBF, WBA and WBO Titles. More...


Beibut Shumenov Outpoints B.J. Flores At PBC On NBCSN

By Boxing Press July 26th, 2015 All Boxing Results

Beibut Shumenov (16-2, 10 KOs) defeated B.J. Flores (31-2-1, 20 KOs) by unanimous decision Saturday night to win a cruiserweight world title on Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN from the Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, NV,

Shumenov came out aggressive early before using his movement late to earn a world title in a second division and become the first fighter from Kazakhstan to achieve that feat. Flores was competitive throughout the fight, countering effectively when Shumenov showed aggression while landing more power punches.

In the 12th-round, Flores wobbled Shumenov on the ropes in the closing seconds, but was unable to earn a knockdown. Shumenov used a strong jab and quick movements to make Flores miss consistently. All three judges scored the fight 116-112. More...


Brian Rose Wants Revenge For St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

By Boxing Press July 26th, 2015 All Press Releases

Brian Rose says he must beat Carson Jones to keep his career alive as they meet in a rematch on August 1 at the KC Lightstream Stadium in Hull, live on Sky Sports.

Rose lost to Jones on Valentine’s Day in a dramatic one-round blitz, hurting Jones early in the piece only for the American to turn the tables on the Blackpool man and stun Rose’s hometown fans with the controversial stoppage win. More...


Tarver, Cunningham Exchange Heated War Of Words On Call

By Boxing Press July 26th, 2015 All Press Releases

Former world champions Antonio Tarver and Steve Cunningham exchanged heated words today on a routine media conference call that escalated into a back-and-forth dialogue about mutual respect and ring generalship.

Both Tarver and Cunningham joined the call following a much friendlier media interview featuring the televised undercard fighters Marco Huck and Krzysztof Glowacki. More...


Kovalev, Mohammed Make Weight For Light Heavy Word Title Bout

By Boxing Press July 25th, 2015 All Press Releases

IBF/WBA/WBO Light Heavy Championship, 12 rounds:
Sergey Kovalev: 174.5 lb
Najib Mohammedi: 173 lb

Cruiserweights, 10 rounds:
Jean Pascal: 178 lb
Yuniesky Gonzalez: 177 lb

Light Heavyweights: 10 rounds
Sullivan Barrera: 174.5 lb
Hakim Zoulikha: 175 lb


KO King Kovalev Rubbishes Stevenson Ahead Of Mohammedi Fight

By Boxing Press July 25th, 2015 All Press Releases

Knockout king Sergey Kovalev has labelled Adonis Stevenson as “not a real champion” and dreams of capturing his WBC belt.

The unified WBA, WBO and IBF light-heavyweight champion has conquered all before him, including wins over the legendary Bernard Hopkins and Jean Pascal, but a showdown with 175-pound rival and current WBC champion Stevenson has eluded him.

A clash has been much talked about over the past year but 32-year-old Kovalev is now set to do battle this Saturday night, live and exclusive on BoxNation, against Frenchman Nadjib Mohammedi but his ambition is still to complete his title haul by adding the WBC belt. More...


Blackwell, Jones Make Weight For Tonight’s British Title Clash

By Boxing Press July 25th, 2015 All Press Releases

British middleweight champion Nick Blackwell and unbeaten challenger Damon Jones both weighed inside the middleweight limit this afternoon in Derby ahead of their highly-anticipated title clash tonight, live on Channel 5.

Twenty-two-year-old Jones, unbeaten in 13 professional fights, tipped the scales at 11 stone 5lbs 5oz [159.25 lb], while 24-year-old champion Blackwell, 17-3-1 (7 KOs), weighed 11 stone 5lbs 1oz [159 lb].

Blackwell and Jones will contest the prestigious Lonsdale belt over a scheduled 12 rounds tomorrow evening at Derby Arena. More...


Cambell, Coyle Talk Spar Wars Ahead Of Hull Showdown

By Matchroom Boxing July 25th, 2015 All Boxing News

Luke Campbell MBE and Tommy Coyle clash at the KC Lightstream Stadium on August 1 live on Sky Sports, and the pair opened up on their fiery sparring when they were amateurs.

The Hull duo meet in an official eliminator for the WBC Lightweight title, but after a spicy press conference, bragging rights on home turf for the former friends turned enemies could be the biggest prize on offer.

The Lightweight stars clashed at a June media event over comments Campbell made in Boxing Monthly, and in our footage, both fighters recall their tussles at the St Paul’s Boxing Academy. More...


Stablemates Roman, Zarate Headline “Locked n’ Loaded” Show

By Boxing Press July 24th, 2015 All Press Releases

Stablemates Danny Roman and Isaac Zarate will headline a card this Friday July 26, from the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, California, promoted by Thompson Boxing.

Trained and managed by Eddie Gonzalez, two talented rising prospects, bantamweights Danny Roman and Isaac Zarate, will headline the "Locked n' Loaded" show.

Roman (14-2-1, 5 KOs) will be in the 10 round main event against veteran Daniel Ortega (27-9-1, 15 KOs), while Zarate (11-1-1, 1 KO), takes on Jesus Serrano (7-2-2, 5 KOs) of Mexico in an eight round fight. More...


July 25 PBC On NBC Fighters Meet The Las Vegas Press

By Boxing Press July 24th, 2015 All Boxing News

Beibut Shumenov BJ Flores July 25 PBC On NBC Fighters Meet The Las Vegas Press

Fighters competing in a pair of exciting cruiserweight matchups on Saturday's Premier Boxing Champions on NBCSN event held a final press conference Thursday in advance of their July 25 bouts at The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort.

Televised coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and is headlined by former world champion Beibut Shumenov (15-2, 10 KOs) taking on B.J. Flores (31-1-1, 20 KOs) in a 12 round showdown. A 10 round battle between undefeated fighters Jordan Shimmell (19-0, 16 KOs) and Isiah Thomas (14-0, 6 KOs) will also be featured on the telecast. More...


Nevada Boxing HOF Names Floyd Mayweather Jr Fight Of Year

By Boxing Press July 24th, 2015 All Press Releases

Unbeaten pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr. made it three in a row when he was chosen as the Nevada Fighter of the Year once again by the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame.

Mayweather also won the award in 2013 and 2014. The annual Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame induction gala will be held Saturday, August 8, at Caesars Palace. This year’s event will have special meaning to Mayweather, whose uncle, Roger, is being inducted into the Hall for his brilliant boxing career. More...


Lightweights Rojas vs. Singleton Battle August 8 In Waco

By Boxing Press July 22nd, 2015 All Press Releases

Manuel Rey Rojas is set to fight Chris Singleton for the vacant Universal Boxing Organization Latino Lightweight title on Saturday August 8, 2015 at the Waco Convention Center in Waco, Texas.

Fighting out of Dallas Texas, Rojas turned professional in 2011 and racked up nine straight victories before hitting a rough patch in 2014, losing twice in a row on points to Alexis Del Bosque (4-2) in Forth Worth and Casey Ramos (18-0) in San Antonio.

However, the Ramos bout proved that he is capable of competing against top opponents, he bounced back with two inside-the-distance victories this year, taking his record to 11-2 (4 KOs) and lining up the championship bout against Singleton. More...


Heavyweight Prospect Whyte Faces Junior On Hull Card

By Matchroom Boxing July 22nd, 2015 All Boxing News

Dillian Whyte will face Irineu Beato Costa Junior at the KC Lightstream Stadium in Hull on August 1, live on Sky Sports.

Whyte is hunting down the winner of the clash between Anthony Joshua MBE – whom he beat in the amateurs – and Gary Cornish later in the year. Those two fight for the vacant Commonwealth Heavyweight title at The O2 on September 12, a night that features Whyte on the undercard. More...


Trainer Fury Says Hughie Must Mature Before He Can Dominate

By Boxing Press July 22nd, 2015 All Press Releases

By Peter Fury

My son Hughie Lewis Fury has his sixteenth professional fight this Saturday night at Derby Arena and I'm looking for him to do a professional job on his opponent George Arias.

Hughie is still only 20 years of age – and is therefore a work in progress – but we, as a team, have very high standards and expectations. Last time out against Andriy Rudenko, Hughie got the win, went ten rounds for the first time in his career and answered a lot of questions in my mind. More...


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