Cuban star Guillermo Rigondeaux, a double Olympic gold medallist and WBA super-bantamweight champion, has failed to get a Visa for the UK from his training camp in Russia and will not face Liverpool’s Jazza Dickens in his home town. However, Terry Flanagan’s WBO lightweight world-title defence against Derry Mathews will... Read more
As Terry Flanagan lifted his lightweight world title belt above his head on the pitch at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium a few weeks ago, he could not help but look back and want to pinch himself as the fans in the stands roared for him. Growing up in nearby... Read more
By CompuBox Fresh from a stunning knockout of Bryant ‘By-By’ Jennings and eager to continue his quest to be the best heavyweight in the sport, WBA Interim Heavyweight World Champion Luis ‘The Real King Kong’ Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs) will face former world title challenger Tony “The Tiger” Thompson... Read more
By CompuBox Fresh from a stunning knockout of Bryant ‘By-By’ Jennings and eager to continue his quest to be the best heavyweight in the sport, WBA Interim Heavyweight World Champion Luis ‘The Real King Kong’ Ortiz (24-0, 21 KOs) will face former world title challenger Tony “The Tiger” Thompson... Read more
When some of the biggest names in British public life called for Muhammad Ali to be given an honorary knighthood last week, I was one of those cheering loudest. Boris Johnson and champion boxers Anthony Joshua and Nicola Adams are among those urging Britain to honour the greatest sportsman of all... Read more
Conventional wisdom would suggest that Amir Khan could be the sacrificial lamb to the slaughter when he steps up two weight ­classes to challenge Mexican Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez for the World Boxing Council middleweight title in Las Vegas on May 7, but the Bolton welterweight insisted yesterday that his... Read more
The super-bantamweight title unification fight between Scott Quigg and Carl Frampton has become the must-watch fight of the year. The set-pieces at this week’s build-up in Manchester have enhanced a compelling match-up between fighters who will share a purse estimated at more than £5 million. Small men, huge egos, and a refusal... Read more
On Saturday 9 April Anthony Joshua faces Charles Martin at the O2 in London to challenge for the IBF heavyweight world championship Anthony Joshua’s chance to become world heavyweight champion is coming – and you can book the event now! The Olympic gold medallist challenges IBF title holder Charles... Read more
Kell Brook can’t be distracted by Amir Khan when he faces Bizier Kell Brook admits he still wants Amir Khan ahead of facing Kevin Bizier but the history books are littered with tales of boxers coming unstuck in looking too far ahead, writes Isaac Robinson. Read more
By Stephen ‘Breadman’ Edwards The Daily Bread Mailbag returns with Stephen ‘Breadman’ Edwards to discuss the recent upset loss by Antoine Douglas, whether Amir Khan – in beating Canelo – would go on to face Gennady Golovkin in the fall, the boxing mechanics of light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev... Read more