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SADIQ MAGNIFIQUE: FIGHT REPORT

‘Top boxer’ puts British super middleweights on notice When Umar Sadiq and Kody Davies stepped into the ring at York Hall last night, more than one ringside observer remarked that they looked “massive” for super middleweights. They did. The boxers were big at the weight, but the occasion was bigger …

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REPORT: DISASTROUS EVENT RESCUED BY THE BOXING

Disaster struck several times at the Hellraiser Boxing event at York Hall on Friday. Firstly, Philip Bowes was forced to withdraw from his British and Commonwealth Super Lightweight Title fight against Akeem Ennis-Brown on medical grounds. It was by far the most prestigious of Hellraiser’s headliners in recent memory. The …

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FULL UNDERCARD REPORT: WOODRUFF ROUGHS UP MARSDEN

The IBO World Title fight between Alex Dilmaghani and Francisco Fonesca topped yesterday’s York Hall bill, televised on Channel 5. There was a sizeable undercard on the Hennessy Sports promotion, with stand out performances from Craig ‘Smiler’ Woodruff, John Joe Nevin and Samuel Antwi among others. Woodruff roughs up Marsden …

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REPORT: DILMAGHANI AND FONSECA WAR TO A DRAW

Alex Dilmaghani’s IBO Super Featherweight World Title clash with Nicaraguan Francisco Fonesca was an ode to hard work. It was a well-matched, watchable, top class fight with plenty of old-fashioned grit and determination on display. Dilmaghani’s decision to cross the Atlantic and re-invent himself in Mexico shows in his fighting …

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NXTGEN REPORT: BIG BENN CHIMES AGAIN

Conor Benn blasts Jussi Koivula, Ted Cheeseman And Conway fight To A Draw London was treated to a high standard night of boxing as the UK’s biggest players in Matchroom Promotions took a break from arena shows and delivered the goods in a small-hall venue. Bethnal Green’s York Hall, usually …

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RANKIN WINS!

by Ben White On Saturday 15th June in Paisley, Scotland; Luss born boxer Hannah Rankin took on Sarah Curran of Illinois, USA, looking to become Scotland’s first female world champion on a bill dubbed ‘History in the Making’. Rapped into the ring by Aberdeen’s grime recording artist Ransom FA and …

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“DESTINY” DAZZLES ON MTK DEBUT

all photographs courtesy of Scott Rawsthorne (@Unknown_Boxers) & MtK Global Liam Walsh made a triumphant return to the ring on Saturday night, 9 days shy from it being two years since he last stepped foot through the ropes. It was clear to see that the 721 days in prizefighting exile …

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Kiwitt Nicks It: Full Report from York Hall

Last Friday night’s MTK show at York Hall saw an engaging and competitive main event for the vacant WBO European Welterweight Title, and a few prospects making statements on the undercard. An impressive performance meant Freddy Kiwitt became the WBO European Welterweight champion, having appeared all at sea in the …

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Are You Not Entertained

Mixed success for the Southpaw Jab team was but a drop in the boxing ocean of a great Goodwin supply of leather on skin action. It’s my article, I’ll use that metaphor. One of three title fights- Deion Jumah‘s inevitable stoppage of Ossie Jervier was great fun if you weren’t …

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