Eddie Hearn’s ‘Netflix of Boxing’ venture boosted by billionaire backer Sir Len Blavatnik – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Eddie Hearn's 'Netflix of Boxing' venture boosted by billionaire backer Sir Len BlavatnikTelegraph.co.ukHearn has signed an agreement with Blavatnik's Perform Group in the USA for the steaming service DAZN, an all-sport platform which started two years ago, with the aim to bring a new wave of boxing to the United States. Hearn told The Sunday Telegraph: … More: continued here

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Allow boxing in prisons, Ministry of Justice report says – BBC News – BBC News

BBC News Allow boxing in prisons, Ministry of Justice report says – BBC NewsBBC NewsThe Ministry of Justice says it has no plans to allow boxing – despite calls for a ban to be lifted.Politicians urged to lift ban on teaching boxing and martial arts in prison by independent expertThe IndependentGovernment branded 'short-sighted' for rejecting proposals to allow boxing in …

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Who’s sparring AJ and Povetkin?

Anthony Joshua and Alexander Povetkin have started their punishing training camps and two men are set to become sparring partners for each heavyweight. More: continued here

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Boxing Program Helps People With Parkinson’s Disease – Voice of America

Voice of America Boxing Program Helps People With Parkinson's DiseaseVoice of AmericaThe physical fitness business Rock Steady Boxing NOVA gym opened in McLean, Virginia last December. That was the good news for 75-year-old Neil Eisner. He was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease six years ago. He finds the boxing a helpful way to …and more » More: continued here

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Allow boxing in prisons, Ministry of Justice report says – BBC News

BBC News Allow boxing in prisons, Ministry of Justice report saysBBC NewsBoxing should be taught in prisons in England and Wales in an effort to improve discipline and boost education, an independent expert has said. A report for the Ministry of Justice said ministers should consider allowing combat sports – with the …and more » More: continued here

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Joseph ‘JoJo’ Diaz gets another shot at a featherweight title – ESPN

ESPN Joseph 'JoJo' Diaz gets another shot at a featherweight titleESPNA major component of ESPN's deal with Top Rank is streaming boxing events on ESPN+, and new sports streaming service DAZN kicks off its eight-year, $1 billion deal to stream Matchroom Boxing cards in September. Then there is Golden Boy's deal for at …and more » More: continued here

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Ugas vs. Barrionuevo Headlines Danny Garcia vs. Shawn Porter Undercard

Top 147-pound contender Yordenis Ugas and Argentine slugger Cesar Barrionuevo will battle in a WBC welterweight title eliminator while unbeaten Polish heavyweight contender Adam Kownacki will face former heavyweight champion Charles Martin in a 10-round attraction as part of a tripleheader live on Showtime Saturday, September 8 in a Premier Boxing Champions event from Barclays … The post Ugas vs. …

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Tyrone Crawley Jr Battles Ricardo Garcia For WBF Junior Welter Crown

The old saying “Like Father, Like Son” will be evident this Friday night at SugarHouse Casino as Tyrone Crawley Jr. battles Ricardo Garcia (14-3, 9 KOs) for the WBF Junior Welterweight championship. The eight-round bout will headline a 10-bout card that is promoted by King’s Promotions. Crawley (7-1) of Philadelphia has had an excellent camp … The post Tyrone Crawley …

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Welter Contender Jamal James Back In Action August 24

Welterweight contender Jamal James will return to action in his hometown as he takes on Mexico’s Mahonry Montes in the main event of an exciting night of Premier Boxing Champions on Fox and Fox Deportes action Friday, August 24 from the Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The telecast begins at 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT and … The post Welter Contender …

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Boxing champ Gervonta Davis calls out UFC’s TJ Dillashaw for MMA fight: ‘I will knock TJ out’ – Bloody Elbow

Bloody Elbow Boxing champ Gervonta Davis calls out UFC's TJ Dillashaw for MMA fight: 'I will knock TJ out'Bloody ElbowT.J. Dillashaw's rivalry with Cody Garbrandt might have reached its conclusion at UFC 227, but the reigning bantamweight champion has already found himself targeted by another up and coming prospect – and he's not even an MMA fighter. Shortly after …Boxing Champ …

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Brutal underground world of British bare-knuckle boxing revealed in shocking pictures – The Sun

The Sun Brutal underground world of British bare-knuckle boxing revealed in shocking picturesThe SunPhotographer Jack Taylor snapped competitors in Manchester with Ultimate Bare Knuckle Boxing, which is hoping to shed the sport's murky image. The Warrington-based promotions company says it operates to “stringent guidelines” and that it cares for … More: continued here

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