News http://www.boxingfutures.com/news en Euro star Frampton eyeing world title glory http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0211-euro-star-frampton-eyeing-world-title-glory <p>Carl Frampton propelled himself into World title reckoning, ripping the European super bantamweight title from Kiko Martinez with a ninth round KO in front of a huge crowd at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast live on Sky Sports in Betfair&rsquo;s &lsquo;Unfinished Business&rsquo;.</p> <p> Frampton became the first man to stop the Spaniard in a gripping contest that saw the Belfast hero come of age and provide a new megastar for the adoring fans in the Arena.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0211-euro-star-frampton-eyeing-world-title-glory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0211-euro-star-frampton-eyeing-world-title-glory#comments Carl Frampton featured Kiko Martinez Mon, 11 Feb 2013 11:43:59 +0000 2364 at http://www.boxingfutures.com In depth with Simon Vallily http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0208-depth-simon-vallily <p>The 2010 Commonwealth Games Champion Simon Vallily makes his long-awaited professional debut on Thursday 21st March at London&rsquo;s York Hall.</p> <p> He features in a four-round contest on the undercard of Billy Joe Saunders&rsquo; British and Commonwealth Middleweight title defence against Matthew Hall.</p> <p> Middlesborough man Vallily, who also won the 2009 ABA Super-Heavyweight title, has now based himself in Canning Town with trainer Mark Tibbs alongside Saunders and unbeaten prospects Billy Morgan and Tom Baker who also appear on the show.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0208-depth-simon-vallily" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0208-depth-simon-vallily#comments featured Matthew Hall Simon Vallily Fri, 08 Feb 2013 13:13:15 +0000 2363 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Luke Wilton leading Irish invasion http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0206-luke-wilton-leading-irish-invasion <p>Luke Wilton wants Kevin Satchell to think he&rsquo;s in the lion&rsquo;s den despite being the away fighter when they clash later this month.</p> <p> The Belfast slugger will be roared on by around 500 fans when he challenges for Satchell&rsquo;s British flyweight title at Liverpool&rsquo;s Echo Arena on Saturday 23rd&nbsp;February.</p> <p> The battle of the little big men forms part of the undercard when David Price (15-0) boxes American double world title challenger Tony Thompson (36-3).</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0206-luke-wilton-leading-irish-invasion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0206-luke-wilton-leading-irish-invasion#comments David Price featured Frank Maloney Kevin Satchell Luke Wilton Wed, 06 Feb 2013 12:40:00 +0000 2360 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Tony Bellew moves to no.1 in WBC rankings http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0205-tony-bellew-moves-no1-wbc-rankings <p>Tony Bellew is closing in on a second World title shot after moving up to number one on the WBC rankings ahead of his clash with number two ranked Isaac Chilemba on March 30 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool in Betfair&rsquo;s &lsquo;No Retreat, No Surrender&rsquo; live on Sky Sports.</p> <p> The Liverpool star faces the Malawian in a final eliminator for the WBC title for the right to fight the winner of title holder Chad Dawson&rsquo;s meeting with Jean Pascal on May 25 in Montreal.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0205-tony-bellew-moves-no1-wbc-rankings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0205-tony-bellew-moves-no1-wbc-rankings#comments featured Isaac Chilemba Tony Bellew Tue, 05 Feb 2013 13:53:18 +0000 2359 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Froch - Kessler rematch will be ‘savage’ http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0204-froch-kessler-rematch-will-be-savage <p>Carl Froch has promised Mikkel Kessler that their super middleweight rematch at the O2 Arena in London on May 25 will be &lsquo;savage&rsquo;.</p> <p> &lsquo;Warriors&rsquo; Call&rsquo; in association with Betfair is on sale at noon today (February 4) and IBF champ Froch&rsquo;s fight with WBC king Kessler live on Sky Box Office in the UK and Ireland and also on pay-per-view in the champion&rsquo;s homeland on ViaSat &ndash; as well as HBO in America and over 20 countries in all.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0204-froch-kessler-rematch-will-be-savage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0204-froch-kessler-rematch-will-be-savage#comments Carl Froch featured Mikkel Kessler Mon, 04 Feb 2013 13:30:42 +0000 2357 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Third time lucky for Steve Williams http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0201-third-time-lucky-steve-williams <p>Steve Williams won&rsquo;t believe his British light-welterweight title challenge against Darren Hamilton is finally taking place until he sees him in the opposing corner.</p> <p> Their fight has been shelved twice and is now scheduled to go ahead on Frank Maloney&rsquo;s big bill at Liverpool&rsquo;s Echo Arena on Saturday 23rd February.</p> <p> The battle of the ten stone tough guys forms part of the undercard when David Price (15-0) boxes American double world title challenger Tony Thompson (36-3).</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0201-third-time-lucky-steve-williams" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0201-third-time-lucky-steve-williams#comments Darren Hamilton featured steve williams Fri, 01 Feb 2013 12:41:12 +0000 2356 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Wadi Camacho and Ryan Taylor land Wembley title fights http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0130-wadi-camacho-and-ryan-taylor-land-wembley-title-fights <p>Wadi Camacho and Ryan Taylor will box for their first pro titles at Betfair&rsquo;s &lsquo;London&rsquo;s Finest&rsquo; show at the Wembley Arena on March 9th, live on Sky Sports.</p> <p> &lsquo;Macho Man&rsquo; Camacho faces fellow unbeaten cruiserweight China Clark for the English belt while &lsquo;Crash Bang&rsquo; Taylor (7-0-1) meets Liam Shinkwin (5-0-1) for the Southern Area lightweight title on a crunch night of action in the capital.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0130-wadi-camacho-and-ryan-taylor-land-wembley-title-fights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0130-wadi-camacho-and-ryan-taylor-land-wembley-title-fights#comments featured Ryan Taylor Wadi Camacho Wed, 30 Jan 2013 11:02:58 +0000 2353 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Tony Thompson - Tyson Fury ran from me http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0129-tony-thompson-tyson-fury-ran-me <p>Tony Thompson claims that Tyson Fury ducked out of fighting him recently.&nbsp;The American two-time world heavyweight title challenger did manage to find a Briton willing him to face him and boxes David Price (15-0) in a 12 rounder at Liverpool&rsquo;s Echo Arena on Saturday 23rd&nbsp;February.</p> <p> Thompson (36-3) has twice challenged Wladimir Klitschko for world titles lasting until the 11th&nbsp;round in July 2008 and six rounds last summer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0129-tony-thompson-tyson-fury-ran-me" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0129-tony-thompson-tyson-fury-ran-me#comments David Price featured Tony Thompson Tyson Fury Tue, 29 Jan 2013 13:34:55 +0000 2351 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Froch targets Bute and Ward after Kessler rematch
 http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0128-froch-targets-bute-and-ward-after-kessler-rematch <p>Carl Froch is targeting a trip to Montreal later this year for a rematch with Lucian Bute, once he has &lsquo;avenged his loss&rsquo; over Mikkel Kessler.</p> <p> The three-time World champion won the IBF belt from Bute last May and it has been reported that the 32 year old Romanian-Canadian could be in line for a shot at the WBC title on the same night as Froch vs. Kessler II.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0128-froch-targets-bute-and-ward-after-kessler-rematch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0128-froch-targets-bute-and-ward-after-kessler-rematch#comments Andre Ward Carl Froch featured Mikkel Kessler Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:26:00 +0000 2350 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Rising star Buglioni heads up an action packed Wembley undercard http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0128-rising-star-buglioni-heads-action-packed-wembley-undercard <p>British boxing&rsquo;s hottest young prospect Frank Buglioni will head up the big Wembley Arena undercard on Saturday 16th March.</p> <p> The London star will feature on the biggest boxing show of the year, joint-headlined by WBO World Lightweight Champion Ricky Burns and WBO World Light-Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly,&nbsp; plus George Groves, Dereck Chisora* and Liam Walsh.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0128-rising-star-buglioni-heads-action-packed-wembley-undercard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0128-rising-star-buglioni-heads-action-packed-wembley-undercard#comments Dereck Chisora featured Frank Buglioni Ricky Burns Mon, 28 Jan 2013 11:53:22 +0000 2348 at http://www.boxingfutures.com George Groves heads out to Las Vegas http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0123-george-groves-heads-out-las-vegas <p>Super-middleweight star George Groves leaves behind a freezing Britain and heads to the&nbsp; heat of Las Vegas for a training camp and also to watch his stablemate Selcuk Aydin in action in the fight capital.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0123-george-groves-heads-out-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0123-george-groves-heads-out-las-vegas#comments featured George Groves Selcuk Aydin Wed, 23 Jan 2013 13:07:50 +0000 2345 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Paul Butler targets second title http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0122-paul-butler-targets-second-title <p>Ellesmere Port star Paul Butler aims to become a double champion on Friday 8th March at the Liverpool Olympia when he challenges for the Commonwealth Super-Flyweight Championship.</p> <p> Butler, who won the British title last November defeating John Donnelly in the opening round with a crushing body shot, must now face the tough Nigerian Yaqub Karim who holds the belt.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0122-paul-butler-targets-second-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0122-paul-butler-targets-second-title#comments featured John Donnelly Paul Butler Yaqub Karim Tue, 22 Jan 2013 15:25:41 +0000 2343 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Burns tackles Evensen again ahead of
 unification showdown http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0121-burns-tackles-evensen-again-ahead-unification-showdown <p>WBO World Lightweight Champion Ricky Burns has linked up with his former challenger Andreas Evensen to prepare for his big unification showdown.</p> <p> The Scotsman was in training camp with Evensen at his gym in Trondheim, Norway, last week as he gets ready to face IBF Word Champion Miguel Vazquez at Wembley Arena on Saturday 16th March - live and exclusive on BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546).</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0121-burns-tackles-evensen-again-ahead-unification-showdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0121-burns-tackles-evensen-again-ahead-unification-showdown#comments Andreas Evensen featured Ricky Burns Mon, 21 Jan 2013 09:43:26 +0000 2340 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Froch vs Kessler II is on http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0115-froch-vs-kessler-ii <p>Matchroom Sport and Sauerland Promotion are delighted to announce that Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler will fight in Britain.&nbsp;The huge super middleweight rematch is the fight of the year in boxing and the two sides are delighted that terms have been agreed on the biggest fight on British soil in many years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0115-froch-vs-kessler-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0115-froch-vs-kessler-ii#comments Carl Froch featured Mikkel Kessler Tue, 15 Jan 2013 16:24:02 +0000 2338 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Burns, Cleverly, Groves, Chisora, Walsh on one big night of action http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0114-burns-cleverly-groves-chisora-walsh-one-big-night-action <p>Promoter Frank has put together a blockbuster event &lsquo;Rule Britannia&rsquo; on Saturday 16th March at Wembley Arena featuring some of the biggest stars in British boxing including Ricky Burns, Nathan Cleverly, George Groves, Dereck Chisora and Liam Walsh.</p> <p> WBO World Lightweight Champion Burns headlines the show in a sizzling unification showdown against tough Mexican IBF World Champion Miguel Vazquez.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0114-burns-cleverly-groves-chisora-walsh-one-big-night-action" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0114-burns-cleverly-groves-chisora-walsh-one-big-night-action#comments Dereck Chisora featured Liam Walsh Nathan Cleverly Ricky Burns Mon, 14 Jan 2013 15:46:07 +0000 2336 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Tony Bellew faces Isaac Chilemba in WBC final eliminator http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0110-tony-bellew-faces-isaac-chilemba-wbc-final-eliminator <p>Tony Bellew will face Isaac &lsquo;Golden Boy&rsquo; Chilemba in an official final eliminator for the WBC light heavyweight World title in Betfair&rsquo;s &lsquo;No Retreat, No Surrender&rsquo; at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on March 30, live on Sky Sports &ndash; with the winner setting up a potential clash with &lsquo;Bad&rsquo; Chad Dawson.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0110-tony-bellew-faces-isaac-chilemba-wbc-final-eliminator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0110-tony-bellew-faces-isaac-chilemba-wbc-final-eliminator#comments Anthony Crolla Callum Smith Eddie Hearn featured Isaac Chilemba Rocky Fielding Scotty Cardle Tom Stalker and Derry Mathews. Tony Bellew Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:50:01 +0000 2334 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Frankie Gavin - 'If I can't beat Welborn, I may as well give up!' http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0110-frankie-gavin-if-i-can-t-beat-welborn-i-may-well-give <p>Frankie Gavin says he&rsquo;s ready to destroy ahead of his West Midlands blockbuster derby against Jason Welborn on Friday 18th January.</p> <p> The unbeaten Birmingham star makes the first defence of his British Welterweight title at a sold-out Walsall Town Hall. Midlands Area champ Welborn from Tividale has won three of his last four fights by stoppage, but Gavin, still Britain&rsquo;s only ever World amateur champion, is confident he&rsquo;ll do a number on his rival.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0110-frankie-gavin-if-i-can-t-beat-welborn-i-may-well-give" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0110-frankie-gavin-if-i-can-t-beat-welborn-i-may-well-give#comments featured Frankie Gavin Jason Welborn Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:41:13 +0000 2333 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Is this kid the future of boxing? http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0109-kid-future-boxing <p> 13 year Reshat Mati is being hailed as a future star of boxing. He&#39;s already a United States National Silver Gloves champion, yet he&#39;s also a World champion kickboxer, a wrestler and an undefeated Muay Thai fighter. The kid can clearly fight, for boxing&#39;s sake let&#39;s hope he chooses the noble art.</p> <p> <iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/EbmbScZgZD8" width="560"></iframe></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0109-kid-future-boxing#comments featured mma Reshat Mati silver gloves Wed, 09 Jan 2013 12:21:02 +0000 2332 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Frank Maloney hails true pro David Price http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0107-frank-maloney-hails-true-pro-david-price <p>Frank Maloney says David Price and his trainer Franny Smith are two of the best professionals he has ever worked with. The British and Commonwealth heavyweight champion faces world ranked American Tony Thompson at Liverpool&rsquo;s Echo Arena on Saturday 23rd&nbsp;February 2012 in a 12 round international heavyweight contest.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0107-frank-maloney-hails-true-pro-david-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0107-frank-maloney-hails-true-pro-david-price#comments David Price featured Frank Maloney Franny Smith Mon, 07 Jan 2013 12:59:16 +0000 2329 at http://www.boxingfutures.com Sergio Martinez: Frampton cannot live with Kiko http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0107-sergio-martinez-frampton-cannot-live-kiko <p>Sergio Martinez says Kiko Martinez will beat Carl Frampton inside the distance when the pair clash in Betfair&rsquo;s &lsquo;Unfinished Business&rsquo; on February 9 at the Odyssey Arena in Belfast, live on Sky Sports.</p> <p> The middleweight king manages the European super bantamweight champion who defends his title against unbeaten star Frampton. Sergio is backing his charge to upset Britain&rsquo;s hottest super bantamweight in his hometown, and believes he will do so in devastating fashion.</p> <p><a href="http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0107-sergio-martinez-frampton-cannot-live-kiko" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.boxingfutures.com/news/0107-sergio-martinez-frampton-cannot-live-kiko#comments Carl Frampton featured Kiko Martinez Sergio Martinez Mon, 07 Jan 2013 12:42:58 +0000 2328 at http://www.boxingfutures.com