Posted on 24 May 2013 in Press Releases
Frankie Gavin and Denton Vassell's British and Commonwealth Welterweight showdown will headline promoter Frank Warren's show at the Liverpool Olympia on Friday 28th June.
I make this statement in relation to the outrageous and defamatory statements which have been made about me by Deontay Wilder. On 9 May I announced the Wilder v Chisora fight, which was to take place on Saturday 15th June at Wembley Arena. There was a deal reached with Wilder's representative, Eric Gomez, and my matchmaker Dean Powell for that fight to take place.
Big-hitting heavyweight Dereck Chisora will now headline a multi-title show at Wembley Arena on Saturday 20th July after promoter Frank Warren announced today that he has rescheduled the show from Saturday 15th June.
The purse offer for the highly anticipated British Middleweight title showdown between champion Billy Joe Saunders and John Ryder was won by Andy Ayling on behalf of Queensberry Promotions at the British Boxing Board of Control's Cardiff headquarters earlier today.
Panamanian assassin Ammeth Diaz says he will emulate fellow countryman and all-time great Roberto Duran and go on to win a World title if he beats Brit Martin Gethin. Diaz takes on Gethin at Walsall Town Hall on Friday 31st May in an IBF World Lightweight Title Eliminator with the winner getting a shot at reigning champion Miguel Vazquez.
Paul Butler's promoter Frank Warren says the Ellesmere Port sensation will become the next big star of British boxing following in the footsteps of Ricky Hatton and Naseem Hamed. Butler, the British and Commonwealth Super-Flyweight Champion, returns to action on Saturday 15th June at Wembley Arena where he aims to win his third title when he challenges for the Vacant WBO International title, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).
FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR believes he will be proved right in bringing back his dad to train him. Floyd Sr will be the chief corner man when his son defends the WBC World Welterweight crown against Robert Guerrero in Las Vegas on Saturday night, live and exclusive onBoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).
ROBERT GUERRERO has fired back after big fight rival Floyd Mayweather accused him of looking for sympathy after his wife battled cancer. The California boxer challenges for Mayweather's WBC welterweight title in Las Vegas on Saturday night, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).
FLOYD MAYWEATHER SR will be out to show he's the daddy this weekend. He recently returned as the head trainer for his son, Floyd Jr who defends his WBC welterweight title against Robert Guerrero in Las Vegas on Saturday night, live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).