COLIN LYNES: ‘I’VE BEEN FOCUSSING ON WHAT I CAN STILL DO, NOT SKEETE. HOPEFULLY, I SHOULD STILL HAVE TOO MUCH FOR HIM.’
Posted on 22 November 2013 in Interviews
One of the great recent servants of British boxing resurfaces for what surely amounts to a final fling at recapturing former glories on the big 'Rock the Box II' promotion on Saturday week. In a 15 year, 47 fight pro career, Hornchurch stylist Colin Lynes captured national titles at both light-welter and welter, plus EBU and IBO belts in the former category.
Posted on 20 November 2013 in LIVE on BoxNation
To assess the huge Manny Pacquiao-Brandon Rios showdown on BoxNation this Sunday morning, boxing writer Glynn Evans spoke to reigning British welterweight king Frankie Gavin, a man who is himself on the cusp of world contention at 147lbs.
Dereck Chisora will now face the hard-hitting Ondrej Pala on Saturday 30th November at London's Copper Box Arena. The Finchley puncher headlines the multi-title show alongside Nathan Cleverly challenging for the Commonwealth Cruiserweight title, plus London stars Frank Buglioni and Bradley Skeete both in title action, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).
Commonwealth Welterweight Champion Frankie Gavin will defend his title against Joseph Lamptey on Saturday 21st December at the First Direct Arena in Leeds. The Birmingham ace aims to end a perfect year when he makes the third defence of the title on the show headlined by Stuart Hall's challenge for the Vacant IBF World Bantamweight title against Vusi Malinga, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).
Posted on 16 November 2013 in Interviews
In a pro career than spans 14 years and 48 fights, Newbridge veteran Bradley Pryce has made a habit of giant killing. But the Welsh gunslinger will supersede all previous victories if he can topple unbeaten European light-middle czar Sergey Rabchenko in Vratsa, Bulgaria this Saturday.
Posted on 16 November 2013 by Frank Warren in Frank Warren's Column: The Sun
During his prime in the late 80s and 90s, Mike Tyson used to parade as the 'Baddest Man on the Planet'. However, the outrageous revelations of his memoirs published this week, simply portray him as the maddest and the saddest. In the 600 page book farcically titled 'Undisputed Truth', the convicted rapist 'owns up to sex, drug and alcohol addictions throughout his turbulent career which routinely brought our sport into disrepute.
Posted on 15 November 2013 in LIVE on BoxNation
At the ripe old age of 32, Welsh enigma Bradley Pryce gets what will surely be a final bite at securing a title commensurate with his prodigious natural ability this weekend. On Saturday evening, the one they call 'Sugar Sweet' challenges unbeaten Belarussian Sergey Rabchenko for the European light-middleweight crown in Vratsa, Bulgaria.
Posted on 15 November 2013 in Press Releases
Big-hitting former world champion Enzo Maccarinelli continues his march back to a world title when he makes his returns to the ring on Saturday 7th December at the Liverpool Echo Arena against Courtney Fry.
Stoke welterweight Josh McLaren holds the ominous distinction of being the last fighter that legendary matchmaker Dean Powell signed to the Warren axis before his tragic death. Since debuting in late June, the 6ft 2in Staffs stylist has shown promise registering a brace of comprehensive points wins over Lithuania's Artuaras Zbarauskas and Brummie centurion Jason Nesbit.