Felix Sturm vs Martin Murray, WBA middleweight super title
Friday 2 December, 9.45pm, Sky Sports 1/HD1
Hatton Promotions man Martin Murray kicks off a big weekend for British boxing when he tries to dethrone long time middleweight ruler Felix Sturm in his back garden. It’s a tall order for the St Helens man but one he’s promised to take on swinging.
BoxNation turns into a subscription channel this weekend with an action-packed schedule of title fights featuring Brits Dereck Chisora and John Murray, as well as Latin superstars Miguel Cotto and Antonio Margarito.
Ricky Burns and Michael Katsidis both weighed spot on the lightweight limit of 9st 9lbs ahead of their Interim WBO Lightweight title fight tonight at the Wembley Arena, live on BoxNation (Sky channel 456).
UK Military vs US Military
The Royal Albert Hall Cup
Friday 7 October, 7pm, BoxNation (Sky channel 456)
A special night for boxing as the UK Combined Services takes on the US Combined Services in a fiercely competitive Transatlantic tournament titled ‘The Special Relationship – This Time It’s Personal’ at the world famous Royal Albert Hall.
Choi Tseveenpurev vs Bandung Patavikorngym
WBA Pan Asian featherweight title
Darren Hamilton vs Dave Ryan
Despite being tipped as the clear favourite, Cleverly says he is preparing for the toughest fight of his career, claiming that he will show that he wants it more on fight night.
LIVE on BoxNation (Sky channel 456) starting tomorrow (Wed 5 Oct) is the quarter-finals of the World Amateur Championships from Baku in Azerbaijan.
The semi-finals (Fri 7 Oct) and final (Sat 8 Oct) will also be televised LIVE on the UK's first and only dedicated fight channel - Boxnation. Eight British boxers in seven weight divisions will compete today in the last-16 stage of the tournament.
Two weeks from now all the talking will end for Tony Bellew when he clambers into the ring to face long time rival and current keeper of the WBO light-heavyweight belt, Nathan Cleverly. But until he is called upon to make his statements with his fists, the outspoken Liverpudlian still has some audio to file.
Walsh vs Appleby
Commonwealth super-featherweight title
Friday 30 September, 8.30pm, BoxNation (Sky channel 456)
When you share the same surname as the nation’s No1 boxing promoter and are heir to one of the biggest and longest running organisations in the sport then you bide your time and wait for the day the old man hands you the keys to the family business. Not if your Messrs. Francis and George Warren that is. Then you set up a rival firm and get a slice of the action for yourself.