Hearn Hopes He Can Make ‘The Lion’ Roar

Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing today announced the signing of Blackpool light middleweight Brian Rose.

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Matchroom Announce Froch/Kessler II

Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Boxing, in association with Sauerland Promotions, are delighted to announce that they have been able to make the rematch between ‘The Cobra’ Carl Froch and ‘The Viking Warrior’ Mikkel Kessler. The clash will take place on May 25 in London. Continue reading

Price/Thompson Undercard News

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David Price will go in to his first world-class international contest on February 23, backed by a stack of talented undercard fighters.

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Bomber to Face Chilemba in Eliminator

Light heavyweight British champion Tony Bellew, 19-1 (12), will face number five WBC-rated Malawian Isaac Chilemba, 20-1-1 (9), in an eliminator for the WBC light heavyweight title.

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Olympian Stalker Turns Pro

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Team GB’s boxing captain Tom Stalker has today announced that he’ll be leaving the Sheffield-based Olympic team to join the ranks of Matchroom Boxing.

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2012 In Review

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600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 2,800 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 5 years to get that many views.

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Fury Purse Bids Postponed

The British super-fight that every UK boxing fan wants to see, a match-up between David Price and Tyson Fury, is a step closer after the British Boxing Board of Control ordered it to go purse bids.

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David Price/Tony Thompson Press Conference Report

Ahead of his first international contest against former two-time world title challenger Tony Thompson, David Price believes that the 41-year-old American southpaw can provide him with a test in his quest to become heavyweight champion of the world.

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Steve Harkin Hangs Up His Gloves

Prizefighter light middleweight semi-finalist and one of the good guys of Liverpool boxing Steve Harkin has announced his retirement after just over three years in the sport.

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Coldwell Buzzing Ahead of Mathews/Crolla Rematch

Yorkshire-based promoter Dave Coldwell has expressed his delight at the announcement of the rematch between Liverpool’s Derry Mathews, a Coldwell fighter, and Anthony Crolla of Manchester.

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