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Jay Metcalf Vs William Warburton Ringside Boxing

By Jane Warburton March 22nd, 2015 All Ringside Boxing

Jay Metcalf Vs William Warburton Jay Metcalf Vs William Warburton Ringside Boxing
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At Liverpool Olympia last night, Jay Metcalf of Liverpool won the International Masters Light-Middleweight Title by outpointing William Warburton of Atherton.

The Steve Wood – VIP Boxing Promotions show featured 13 fights in total and, again, provided another entertaining and value-for-money night.

Full Results:

Jay Metcalf (Liverpool) v William Warburton (Atherton)
10 x 3 International Masters Light-Middleweight Title

I’m sure many thought Metcalf (son of former World champ – Shea Neary) would have had an easier night, but those of us that have seen Warburton fight many times would know that it was likely to go the distance and the Atherton man would go all out to win – and so he did! It was a thrilling contest and by the mid-way point Metcalf started to look frustrated that Warburton showed no sign of dwindling. The seventh was a great round but, after a couple of noticeable low blows, Metcalf was deducted a point and the now-lively Liverpool crowd (as it was 12.30am by this point) did not like it! Warburton’s main problem seemed to be that Metcalf frequently had him backed on the ropes and Warby had to find ways to escape the flurries of shots that ensued.

A good contest that went the full ten rounds with ‘Kid Shamrock’ Metcalf victorious on points 97-93 to win the Title. More...


Lebedev, Kalenga Reach WBA Purse Bids

By World Boxing Association March 22nd, 2015 All Press Releases

The Denis Lebedev and Youri Kalenga teams reached an agreement, thus avoiding the Purse Bid summoned for March 17, 2015 in the World Boxing Association Headquarters in Panama.

Both parties negotiated and the fight will take place on April 10 in Moscow, Russia, according to the information given.

Lebedev, (26-2, 20 KO), is the WBA cruiserweight regular champion since April 11, 2011. The mandatory fight will be against the interim champion Kalenga, (21-1, 14 KO), who won the title on June 21, 2014. More...


Steve Cunningham Voices Disbelief Of Losing Glazkov Decision

By Boxing Press March 22nd, 2015 All Boxing Results

In the aftermath of his IBF elimination bout this past Saturday at the Bell Centre in Montreal, former two-time cruiserweight world champion and current heavyweight contender Steve "USS" Cunningham wants to state his case to what the boxing world saw, and that is that the wrong man had his hand raised.

The viewing public saw that Cunningham controlled the bout and out-landed Vyacheslav Glazkov in eight of the twelve rounds with jabs being virtually even and Cunningham landing more power shots to the tune of 123-84. More...


Light Heavy “B-52″ Bektemirov Now Ranked In WBA Top Ten

By Gary Shaw Productions March 22nd, 2015 All Boxing News

Gary Shaw Productions and Savarese Promotions' undefeated Light-Heavyweight bomber, Medzhidm "B-52" Bektemirov (15-0, 12 KOs), is now ranked #10 by the WBA.

A fighter who has power in both hands, B-52 is eager to continue his climb up the WBA rankings with more explosive performances. His mission is to knock everyone out. More...


Bristol Veteran Lee Haskins Finally Gets World Title Opportunity

By Boxing Press March 22nd, 2015 All Boxing News

Bristol's Lee Haskins has been nominated to box for the IBF Interim bantamweight title.

Reigning IBF champion Randy Caballero is unable to defend his title after suffering a serious ankle injury in February and is expected to be out of action for between four to six months.

In his absence, the IBF chiefs have ordered Haskins to meet Japan's Ryosuke Iwasa for what is known as the Interim title. More...


Late Replacement Eric Bone Impresses Against Shawn Porter

By Boxing Press March 22nd, 2015 All Boxing Results

Boxing is a funny business, sometimes, even when you lose, you win.

This was the case on Friday night when 26-year-old Ecuadorean junior welterweight Erick Bone showed the world that he is a world-class talent and willing warrior. More...


Willie Monroe Jr Talks About Huge Golovkin Title Opportunity

By Banner Promotions March 22nd, 2015 All Boxing News

This past Friday it was announced that Boxcino 2014 Middleweight champion Willie Monroe Jr. has accepted the challenge and will fight WBA/IBO and WBC Interim Middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin on May 16 at the Forum in Inglewood,California.

The event will be televised Live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Monroe of Rochester, New York earned the opportunity on the strength of his three wins in the 2014 Boxcino Middleweight tournament and a ten-round unanimous decision victory over Bryan Vera on January 16. More...


Saunders Ready For April 4 Commonwealth Clash With Ryan

By Matchroom Boxing March 22nd, 2015 All Boxing News

Bradley Saunders says he has shaken off the rust in Hull and is ready to rip the Commonwealth Light Welterweight title from Dave Ryan at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on Saturday April 4, live on Sky Sports.

The Sedgefield ace stretched his unbeaten record to 12-0 with a ninth stoppage win, taking out tough Frenchman Stephane Benito at the end of the fifth round in his second fight under new promoter Eddie Hearn. More...


Julio Cesar Chavez Jr Talks Andzrej Fonfara Showdown

By Showtime Boxing March 21st, 2015 All Boxing News

Kelly Swanson
Thanks, everybody, for joining us today for this great call to officially announce a very exciting match up. And without further ado, to talk a little bit about that match up, I'm going to introduce Chris DeBlasio, Vice President of Sports Communications for Showtime.

Chris DeBlasio
Thanks, Kelly. I'm going to keep this brief. I know we want to talk to the fighters on this card. But I think I'd be remiss if I didn't represent for Stephen Espinoza, who couldn't be on the call today, how very excited we are for the debut of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on our network on Saturday, April 18, for our Showtime Championship Boxing doubleheader. It's going to be a great night. More...


Gennady Golovkin vs. Willie Monroe Jr May 16 Live On HBO

By Banner Promotions March 21st, 2015 All Boxing News

Boxing Superstar Gennady "GGG" Golovkin will defend his WBA/IBO and 'Interim' WBC Middleweight Titles against Top-Rated Challenger Willie Monroe Jr. on Sat., May 16 emanating from the Forum in Inglewood, CA. The championship event will be televised Live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

"I'm very excited to fight again in Los Angeles where I now live" said Golovkin. "Monroe is a skilled southpaw and I look forward to the test he will provide. I promise my fans another 'Big Drama Show'." More...


Mitchell, Selby To Fight For World Titles May 30 In London

By Matchroom Boxing March 21st, 2015 All Boxing News

Kevin Mitchell and Lee Selby will fight for World titles at The O2 on May 30, with Anthony Joshua MBE taking on Kevin Johnson on a massive night for British boxing.

Popular Londoner Mitchell takes on three-weight World Champion Jorge Linares for the Venezuelan’s WBC Lightweight crown following his standout performance at the same venue in January, with a punch-perfect eight-round stoppage win over Daniel Estrada to land the shot at Linares, who knocked out Javier Prieto in December in Tokyo to land the vacant crown.

Slick Welsh stylist Selby tackles IBF Featherweight king Evgeny Gradovich in the Russian’s fifth defence of his title, with Selby also returning to the scene of his last win, a dominant nine-round stoppage of Australian Joel Brunker. More...


Gabriel Campillo Next Up For Super Novice Artur Beterbiev

By Boxing Press March 21st, 2015 All Press Releases

After dominating the amateur ranks during two entire Olympic cycles, Russian prospect Artur Beterbiev is now ready for pro boxing's elite, even though he has only fought seven times as a professional. The Groupe Yvon Michel (GYM) jewel will continue his journey April 4 in Quebec City, airing live on CBS and TVA Sports, against former world champion Gabriel Campillo, of Spain.

"The journalists won't be happy since I did not KO anybody today," laughed Beterbiev after a public training session today in Quebec City, He demonstrated his skills with his sparring partners, Englishman Bob Ajisafe and Australian Blake Caparello. More...


“Hitman” Hatton Tips Kell Brook To Shine In Sheffield

By Matchroom Boxing March 21st, 2015 All Press Releases

Ricky Hatton says Kell Brook will shine in his first IBF World Welterweight title defence and land the big-money fights he is chasing as he takes on number one mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan in ‘Unbreakable’ presented by FX World at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield on March 28, live on Sky Sports in the UK and Showtime in the US.

Brook defends the belt he ripped from Shawn Porter in Los Angeles last summer, and former two-weight World champion Hatton has added his name to the list of fighting stars impressed with ‘The Special One’s' win. More...


Matchroom Signs Reid, Adds Amateur Star To May 20 Bill

By Matchroom Boxing March 21st, 2015 All Press Releases

Lucien Reid has signed a promotional deal with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing and will make his professional debut on the huge May 30 bill at The O2.

‘Lethal’ Lucien makes the switch to the paid ranks after a successful amateur career that saw him claim a Senior ABA Elite 54kg title in 2013 and was a finalist at 56kgs the following year. More...


Heavyweight Joey Dawejko: I Can Beat Amir Mansour

By Robert Brizel March 18th, 2015 All Boxing Interviews

Joey Dawejko Heavyweight Joey Dawejko: I Can Beat Amir Mansour

On May 8, 2015, Philadelphia heavyweight Joey Dawejko will face the toughest challenge of his career.

Dawejko, now 14-3-2 with seven knockouts, and 6-0 with four consecutive first round knockouts since signing with Russell Peltz Promotions, will face the dangerous Amir Mansour, 21-1, 16 knockouts, Wilmington, Delaware, for the vacant USA Pennsylvania heavyweight title in the 10 round main event at 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

An eight bout card will be presented by Peltz Promotions, including super featherweight Jason Sosa in a 10 rounder.

In an exclusive SaddoBoxing interview at ringside recently, Dawejko outlined the reasons why he will beat Amir Mansour. In addition to Mansour, UBF All-Americas champion Lyle McDowell recently called out Dawejko in the event that Amir Mansour pulls out.

SaddoBoxing: “Joey, can you beat Amir Mansour?”

Joey Dawejko: “Yes I can! Without a doubt in my mind I will beat him.” More...


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