Further fights added to Boxnation early 2013 schedule

BoxNation has confirmed further big fights to its early 2013 schedule featuring some of the biggest and best live action from America.

Hard-hitting Argentinian Lucas Matthysse defends his Interim WBC World Light-Welterweight Championship against Hank Lundy on Saturday 26th January live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

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Boxing Riots - the top 5

Sometimes two combatants in the ring are not nearly enough for some people, they feel the need to step in themselves. Here are some occasions when the hotheads threw their toys out of the pram!

5. Floyd Mayweather vs Zab Judah 

Top 5 Knockouts - Thank you and goodnight

As much as we love the craft and the art of pugilism, the skill and the mathematical tactics in the ring, there's  nothing quite like a showstopping knockout. That spilt second when your man catches his opponent flush on the jaw and a wobble turns to 'could somebody please get my coat'. Here are five absolute belters.

5. MIKE TYSON vs Trevor Berbick

Lee Selby: The kid that came out of nowhere

Where had Barry’s Lee Selby been hiding prior to his valedictory British and Commonwealth featherweight title win over Stephen Smith last September? The cocksure 25-year-old Welshman from Tony Borg’s flourishing St Jo’s stable in Newport proved a revelation by comprehensively outboxing, then felling, the former European amateur medallist in his home city of Liverpool.

Steve O’Meara: The Dark Horse

When Steve O’Meara climbs into the ring at the Troxy in London’s East End on Thursday night not only will he be tussling with ring veteran Bradley Pryce but he’ll also be jostling for space in the crowded market of public attention.

Eubank Jr: Carrying on tradition

On Saturday night at the unassuming Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham a young fighter will make his way to the ring to a familiar tune. His strut will remind you of a legend from an era gone. He will scale the ropes in a fashion you’ve seen before. And go about his business in a manor you thought had been confined to the DVD box sets. But you’ll know his name.

Eubank Jr: ‘You won’t see me in jodhpurs’

Chris Eubank Jr has declared himself his own man as he prepares for his second professional outing against Jason Ball at the Magna Science Adventure Centre in Rotherham on February 18, live on Channel 5.

Despite looking a spitting image of his legendary father, campaigning at the same weight, and sharing his name and fighting style, Eubank Jr says he’s determined to carve out a reputation for himself.

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Peterson: ‘I want Bradley first’

New WBA and IBF light-welterweight champion Lamont Peterson has revealed that he would prefer to avenge his only career loss against Timothy Bradley before any rematch with Amir Khan.

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Cotto vs Margarito II sells out The Garden

WBA light-middleweight champion Miguel Cotto and challenger Antonio Margarito have sold every last ticket for their eagerly anticipated rematch this weekend at Madison Square Garden in New York.