The unbeaten Tyrone McKenna will face Anthony Upton Jr on the undercard of Carl Frampton v Nonito Donaire on April 21 following an injury to McKenna’s original opponent, Phil Sutcliffe Jr. Promising super-lightweight McKenna (15-0-1-KO6) will enjoy plenty of home support in Belfast on the night but must now redirect his attention to Upton Jr…

Liam Smith has extra motivation to regain the world title against Sadam Ali with the knowledge a host of Americans are queueing up for unification clashes and domestic rivals Kell Brook and Amir Khan have joined the division. Smith (26-1-1-KO14) takes on Ali (26-1-KO14) in Verona, New York on May 12 in an attempt to…

World Champion Billy Joe Saunders Will Now Defend His Title In June. Billy Joe Saunders has postponed his world title defence against Martin Murray until June 23 after suffering a hand injury in training. The WBO world middleweight champion (26-0-KO12) had been due to make the fourth defence of his title against Murray (36-4-1-KO17) on…

Stephen Simmons will spend time with his family as he ponders his future after falling short in a bid for British boxing history against Matty Askin. A solid second round body shot from champion Askin denied Simmons the honour of being the first Scottish cruiserweight to win the British title – and the Edinburgh fighter…

Unbeaten UFC star Darren Till wants to face either Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson or Jorge Masvidal when he makes a triumphant homecoming at Liverpool’s Echo Arena on May 27. Till is back on Merseyside having trained in Brazil for almost four years and sent a chilling message to his welterweight rivals last summer by stopping the…

Michael Conlan continued his rise with a clinical second-round stoppage of former European title challenger David Berna at a raucous Madison Square Garden. The Irish featherweight again fully justified the hysteria surrounding his career as he made light of the step up in level – dropping Berna twice before the referee halted the action less…

Super-Lightweight Prospect Sam Maxwell Snatched The Headlines As MTK Global’s Liverpudlian Contingent Recorded A Clean Sweep Of Victories In Front Of Home Fans At Greenbank Sports Academy. Maxwell, who shared a ring with the legendary Vasyl Lomachenko during an impressive amateur career, moved serenely to 6-0-KO5 as a professional with a ruthless early finish of…

MTK Global is proud to confirm the signings of Wes Capper and Jamie Weetch – both of whom are emerging as leading lights of the Australian boxing scene. Perth middleweight Capper (19-2-KO12) is undefeated since a pair of controversial decisions in 2015 and is currently preparing to take on the former IBF world champion Sam Soliman on…

New York’s Legendary Madison Square Garden Will Be Awash With St Patrick’s Day Celebrations On Saturday But The Boxing Hero Fans Are Relying On To Lead The Party, Michael Conlan, Must Remain Dispassionate. In his first fight under new trainer Adam Booth, the gifted Irish featherweight faces a significant step up in class against heavy-handed Hungarian…

Stephen Simmons is aiming to become the first Scotsman in history to win the British cruiserweight title on Saturday night Stephen Simmons readily admits becoming the first Scotsman to win the British cruiserweight title will be extra special if he achieves the feat on English soil on Saturday. Edinburgh’s Simmons (18-2-KO7) is preparing to take…

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