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WARD WINS BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE IN EPIC BATTLE

WARD WINS BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE IN EPIC BATTLE

  (Photos courtesy of Rob Chambers of Memories Pro Photography)  WARD WINS BANTAMWEIGHT TITLE IN EPIC BATTLE By: Peter Mann, Head UK & Eire Editor In what promoter Phil Jeffries claimed as being “the best shows I’ve ever put on,” Martin ‘Simply the Best’ Ward (16-1; 4KO’s) defeated Jason ‘2Smooth’ Booth (36-12; 15KO’s) UD10, at […]

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QUIGG – MUNROE II: HATTON ANNOUNCEMENT SPRINGS A REMATCH

QUIGG – MUNROE II: HATTON ANNOUNCEMENT SPRINGS A REMATCH

  QUIGG – MUNROE II: HATTON ANNOUNCEMENT SPRINGS A REMATCH By Peter Mann; Head UK & Eire Editor The announcement of Ricky Hatton’s comeback bout against the Ukrainian Vyacheslav Senchenko contained a rematch on the undercard. No doubt overlooked because of the Hatton scenario there was that of Scott Quigg vs. Rendall Munroe II, amongst […]

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HATTON OPPONENT ANNOUNCED

HATTON OPPONENT ANNOUNCED

    HATTON OPPONENT ANNOUNCED By Peter Mann: Head UK & Eire Editor Manchester’s finest, Ricky Hatton (45-2; 32KO’s), has announced today his opponent for Manchester Arena on the night of November 24th. Much publicised as being Michael Katsidis in the immediate aftermath of the announcement about his return, the conference today showed otherwise. ‘The […]

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GOLDEN FINISH TO A GREAT GAMES FOR GB AND IRELAND’S BOXING FRATERNITY – PART II

GOLDEN FINISH TO A GREAT GAMES FOR GB AND IRELAND’S BOXING FRATERNITY – PART II

GOLDEN FINISH TO A GREAT GAMES FOR GB AND IRELAND’S BOXING FRATERNITY – PART II By: Peter Mann, Head UK & Eire Editor With the semi-finals having been successfully traversed there was to be three fighters from Team GB and one from Ireland, in the boxing finals, in three weight divisions. This meant that the […]

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GOLDEN FINISH TO A GREAT GAMES FOR GB AND IRELAND’S BOXING FRATERNITY – PART I

GOLDEN FINISH TO A GREAT GAMES FOR GB AND IRELAND’S BOXING FRATERNITY – PART I

  GOLDEN FINISH TO A GREAT GAMES FOR GB AND IRELAND’S BOXING FRATERNITY – PART I By: Peter Mann, Head UK & Eire Editor It was supposed to be the Games that boxing came of age, more so with the addition of women’s boxing for the first time. For the USA though this was not […]

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DOUBLE GOLD AS THE HOME LADIES CREATE HISTORY

DOUBLE GOLD AS THE HOME LADIES CREATE HISTORY

DOUBLE GOLD AS THE HOME LADIES CREATE HISTORY By: Peter Mann Head UK & Eire Editor History was created on the afternoon of Thursday 9th August in the inaugural finals of the Women’s Boxing. Immortality was etched out for that of Team GB’s Nicola Adams in the 51kg final, and Team Ireland’s Katie Taylor in […]

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DREAMS COME, DREAMS GO, BUT THE LADIES WILL FIGHT ON

DREAMS COME, DREAMS GO, BUT THE LADIES WILL FIGHT ON

DREAMS COME, DREAMS GO BUT THE LADIES WILL FIGHT ON By: Peter Mann, Head UK & Eire Editor Dreams come and go but it is how you go about picking yourself up and carry on amidst often unknown adversity makes an individual either who they are or who they strive to achieve. However, it wasn’t […]

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DESTINY RISES FOR HOME OLYMPIANS

DESTINY RISES FOR HOME OLYMPIANS

DESTINY RISES FOR THE HOME OLYMPIANS By: Peter Mann, Head UK & Eire Editor   It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link of the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.                                 Winston S. Churchill (1874-1965) Controlling the destiny of an individual is what those fighters that are representing both […]

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LADIES FIRST

LADIES FIRST

LADIES FIRST By: Peter Mann, Head UK & Eire Editor  The London 2012 Olympics sees the inclusion of women’s boxing for the first time in the history of the great competition. And, of the 36 competitors appearing, 12 in each of the Flyweight, Lightweight and Middleweight divisions, there are four representing the home nations – […]

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Enzo Maccarinelli explains his side of the Doping Result

FORMER CRUISERWEIGHT KING, MACCARINELLI, BECOMES LATEST STAR CAUGHT IN THE DRUGS STORM CURRENTLY ENVELOPING THE SPORT. By Peter Mann; RCM’s UK Boxing and Freelance Sports Writer Having already relinquished his British Cruiserweight title in March this year, supposedly to drop down weight class into the Light Heavyweight division and face compatriot, Nathan Cleverly, Enzo Maccarinelli […]

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Where does Amir Khan go from here?

Where does Amir Khan go from here?   By: Nick Bellafatto I was prompted to write this article, from which I extracted the title based upon a question posed by Mary Ann Lurie Owen, a sports photographer and more, as well as an acquaintance who presides over the facebook social network group “Boxing Rant.” The […]

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Tyson Fury stops Vinny Maddalone in the 5th!

Tyson Fury stops Vinny Maddalone in the 5th!

Tyson Fury stops Vinny Maddalone in the 5th! By: Peter Mann – RCM’s UK Boxing and Freelance Sports Writer Fury Dominates to take title By Peter Mann; RCM’s UK Boxing and Freelance Sports Writer It would a little over four rounds for Tyson Fury to extend his unbeaten streak with a dominating performance of American […]

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Can Chisora really handle Haye when he can’t handle his own coach?

Can Chisora really handle Haye when he can’t handle his own coach? By: Peter Mann; RCM’s UK Boxing and Freelance Sports Writer What is it with the impending Heavyweight bout between Dereck Chisora and David Haye? Both fighters have been hogging the headlines of late due to all the ramifications surrounding their vaunted encounter. Even […]

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Real Combat Media UK- British Cruiserweight Division divided as Enzo Maccarinelli vacates the title

Real Combat Media UK- British Cruiserweight Division divided as Enzo Maccarinelli vacates the title

British Cruiserweight Division divided as Maccarinelli vacates the title By: Peter Mann; RCM UK Boxing and Freelance Sports Writer   This past week has seen the British Cruiserweight division come to a head when the British champion himself, Welshman Enzo Maccarinelli (32-5, 27KO’s), vacated the title which he won courtesy of a UD12 in his […]

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PRIZEFIGHTER BRINGS IN THE INTERNATIONAL HEAVYWEIGHTS

PRIZEFIGHTER BRINGS IN THE INTERNATIONAL HEAVYWEIGHTS By: Peter Mann RCM’s UK Boxing Writer and Freelance Sports Writer On the night of Wednesday 20th June Sky Sports will once again provide the increasing spectacle of the Prizefighter series, and, for the second time in its four year reign, the International Heavyweights take centre stage. Only as […]

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BRADLEY BECOMES THE ALPHA MALE AS HE TOPPLES ‘PAC-MAN’ By Peter Mann

BRADLEY BECOMES THE ALPHA MALE AS HE TOPPLES ‘PAC-MAN’ By:RCM’s UK Boxing & Freelance Sports Writer, Peter Mann ‘Controversial,’ ‘farcical,’ ‘a new low for boxing,’ ‘robbed,’ are just several of the superlatives that were used and to what not only the boxing but also the sporting world as a whole woke up to on the […]

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DeMarcus “Chop Chop” Corley ready for McCloskey at the Irish Rumble

DeMarcus “Chop Chop” Corley ready for McCloskey at the Irish Rumble By UK Boxing Writer Peter Mann   Kings Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland will not only be the venue for the Irish Middleweights Prizefighter on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports. It will also see a Light Welterweight bout between Derry’s Paul McCloskey, with […]

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Prizefighter goes for the luck of the Irish as Fitzgerald calls out Hope

Prizefighter goes for the luck of the Irish as Fitzgerald calls out Hope By: UK Boxing Writer Peter By UK Boxing Writer Peter Mann   In the November of 2008, the month of the fourth Prizefighter and the scene of the first Middleweight was won by that of Merseysider Martin Murray. This weekend will see the […]

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REAL COMBAT MEDIA INTERVIEWS ENGLISH CRUISERWIGHT TITLE CONTENDER JON-LEWIS DICKINSON

REAL COMBAT MEDIA INTERVIEWS ENGLISH CRUISERWIGHT TITLE CONTENDER JON-LEWIS DICKINSON

REAL COMBAT MEDIA INTERVIEWS ENGLISH CRUISERWIGHT TITLE CONTENDER JON-LEWIS DICKINSON By: UK Boxing Writer Peter Mann   UK fighter, boxing out of Tyneside’s Birtley Boxing Gym finds himself this weekend coming up against the undefeated Matty Askin, in Oldham, England for the English Cruiserweight title. The fight, Dickinson’s 13th with a 10(3) – 2(2) is […]

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UK BOXING: BRIAN ‘THE LION’ ROSE INTERVIEW BY PETER MANN

UK BOXING: BRIAN ‘THE LION’ ROSE INTERVIEW BY PETER MANN

INTERVIEW WITH BRITISH LIGHT MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPION, BRIAN ‘THE LION’ ROSE By: UK Boxing Writer Peter Mann Presently residing in Blackpool,England, Brian Rose is the current British Light Middleweight champion having defeated Prince Arran for the belt in December 2011 after twelve, grueling rounds. It was a fight that the Birmingham-born boxer admits to being ‘the […]

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Sergio Martinez vs. Mathew Macklin Preview By Peter Mann

Sergio Martinez vs. Mathew Macklin Preview By Peter Mann

  MACK AIMS TO PUT MARTINEZ UNDER THE KNIFE By: UK Boxing Writer Peter Mann The WBC World Middleweight title will be contested on Saturday night as two experienced fighters go head to head inside New York’s Madison Square Garden. With an undercard that also sees the WBC Silver Heavyweight being contested, and a Junior Welterweight […]

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CLEVERLY VS. KARPENCY PREVIEW

CLEVERLY VS. KARPENCY PREVIEW

CLEVERLEY EYES HOPKINS FIGHT AT THE MILLENIUM STADIUM By: UK Boxing Writer Peter Mann  Nathan Cleverly, 25, is now eyeing up a summer showdown with the light heavyweight divisions top fighter, Bernard Hopkins, at the Millenium Stadium in Wales. However, before that mouth-watering prospect becomes a reality, Cleverly, the current WBO Light Heavyweight champion, puts his […]

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Welterweights Shine In Prizefighter 23

Welterweights Shine In Prizefighter 23

Welterweights Shine In Prizefighter 23  By: Peter Mann     The undercard for the 23rdPrizefighter Series in Wolverhampton provided an excellent start to the main event. Both the Matchroom Sports prospects scored victories as first Tommy Ghent (5-0) defeated William Warburton over four rounds before Ryan Aston (3-0) increased his status and rocked the Civic […]

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THE PRIZEFIGHTER SERIES: LIGHT-WELTERWEIGHTS

THE PRIZEFIGHTER SERIES: LIGHT-WELTERWEIGHTS

THE PRIZEFIGHTER SERIES: LIGHT-WELTERWEIGHTS  BY: Peter Mann     Here we go fight fans, the 23rd edition of Matchroom Sports Prizefighter Series, sponsored for the first time by betfair, will be witnessed in the one night of 11th February at Wolverhampton’s Civic Hall, and boy is the field looking good. Right through from the bookies […]

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MATCHROOM SPORT PRESENTS……….THE PRIZEFIGHTER SERIES

MATCHROOM SPORT PRESENTS……….THE PRIZEFIGHTER SERIES

  (Travis Dickinson left and Jon-Lewis Dickinson right) MATCHROOM SPORT PRESENTS……….THE PRIZEFIGHTER SERIES By: Peter Mann   The first Prizefighter series event of 2012, and the 23rd in total since its inception back in 2008, will happen in Wolverhampton, England on 11th February. The event will see the second run out for the Light Welterweight […]

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