Former WBO world lightweight title challenger Kevin Mitchell has failed the check weigh-in ahead of his fight this evening.
Carl Froch and George Groves are set for their rematch at Wembley Stadium connected by EE after they made the weight in front of a 5,000 strong crowd at Wembley Arena.
Saturday night was another perfect moment for Liverpool’s Robbie Davies Jr. The unbeaten prospect who plods the same Kirkby roads as former world rulers, John Conteh and Paul Hodkinson, made it six wins from as many contests with a resounding first round stoppage win over South Shields’ George Watson. Continue reading
Tune-in from 2pm to see the weigh-in for the rematch between Carl Froch and George Groves for the WBA and IBF super middleweight titles (#FrochGroves2 on Twitter), a fight that promoter Eddie Hearn (@EddieHearn) is calling ‘the biggest in British boxing history’, live.
The main event fighters, four-time world super middleweight champion Carl Froch (@Carl_Froch) and former British and Commonwealth 168lb champion George Groves (@StGeorgeGroves), will weigh-in at around 3:30pm ahead of their eagerly anticipated rematch at Wembley Stadium, in front of 80,000 people, tomorrow evening, live on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK and on HBO in the States.
Before the weigh-in at Wembley Arena, the doors open at 2pm to fans who can mingle with some of boxing’s biggest stars with Luke Campbell MBE (@luke11campbell), Anthony Joshua MBE (@anthonyfjoshua), Brian Rose (@Brian_Lion_Rose), Scott Quigg (@scottquigg), Rocky Fielding (@Rocky87Fielding), Kal Yafai (@iam_yafai) and Paul Smith (@PaulSmithJnr), with Sky Sports’ pundit and former world champion Paulie Malignaggi (@PaulMalignaggi) among the stars in attendance.
Following that ‘fans zone’, Sky Sports’ Adam Smith (@SkyAdamSmith) will host a boxing fans forum with promoter Eddie Hearn, Boxing News editor Tris Dixon (@BoxingNewsED), promoter Dave Coldwell (@davidcoldwell) and both Malignaggi and Paul Smith, and then the stars of Saturday night take centre stage for the weigh-in.
Red-hot light welterweight Bradley Saunders will challenge for his first professional title at the Metro Radio Arena in Newcastle on Saturday, 7 June. Continue reading
Top bantamweight prospect Ryan Burnett will have his toughest test to date when he appears on TKO Events’ stacked card at the Troxy in London’s East End on June 14.
Matchroom Boxing are hosting a fan zone and fans forum ahead of tomorrow’s weigh-in at Wembley Arena from 2pm for Carl Froch’s huge IBF and WBA super middleweight world title rematch with George Groves at Wembley Stadium connect by EE, live on Sky Sports Box Office in association with Betway. Continue reading
Liam Walsh and Gary Sykes are both promising a war in their British and Commonwealth super featherweight title showdown on Saturday, 26 July at the Phones4u Arena in Manchester. Continue reading
James DeGale MBE says that he is in the right place physically and mentally as he faces Brandon Gonzales in an IBF world super middleweight title final eliminator on the biggest night of his career on Saturday at Wembley Stadium connected by EE, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Continue reading
George Groves pulls no punches on tonight’s Behind The Ropes on Sky Sports – describing Carl Froch’s technique as ‘awful’ and rejecting the champion as a fighting man ahead of their clash for Froch’s WBA and IBF world super middleweight titles on Saturday at Wembley Stadium connected by EE, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Continue reading