Saunders sets his sights on Canelo after tricky US debut
Making the first defence of his WBO super-middleweight title, Billy Joe Saunders (29-0,14) stopped Argentina’s Marcelo Coceres (28-1-1, 15) in the eleventh round of an unexpectedly tough contest on Saturday night.  In a toilsome US debut, Saunders never quite managed to find his rhythm despite always looking a level above the previously undefeated challenger.  #AndStill #WBOChamp @bjsaunders_ […]


Dignum stops Cummings, Walsh and Cameron also victorious on a solid bill at York Hall.
If you are one of those hardcore boxing fans who felt alienated by the frenzy surrounding the events in L.A. this week, MTK had the perfect antidote for you and came to the rescue by providing a healthy shot of solid UK professional boxing yesterday night in London at York Hall. The menu offered something for every taste: domestic, […]


Smith Calls Out Canelo for Epic Super-Middleweight Clash
There’s that old cliché in life that you should be careful what you wish for because you might just get it. But it just goes to show how much confidence Callum Smith has in his own world class ability that he called out arguably the worlds P4P No1 Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in the immediate aftermath […]


Assessing Dereck Chisora’s next venture. 5 Possible names.
“I like the Oleksandr Usyk fight, he’s mandatory for the WBO so if that can be done, he’ll definitely be fantastic fight.” David Haye. Following his victory over David Price at the 02 Arena, attention immediately turned to what’s next in the unpredictable story of Dereck Chisora. The enigmatic Londoner continued his career renaissance, visibly […]


Last Dance for Crolla, Cash stops Cullen in captivating contest for Commonwealth title
Anthony Crolla said his close points win over Frank Urquiaga last weekend provided the “closure” he needed to finally call time on a successful career in the fight game. The former WBA world lightweight champion said afterwards he knew the “time was right” to retire and realised it “after four rounds” of the fight. “I can walk […]


Manchester awaits as Anthony Crolla prepares for emotional farewell
“I have come to this arena since I was 10 watching Naseem Hamed, Joe Calzaghe and Ricky Hatton. To do it here is what I dreamed of.” Anthony Crolla will take to the ring at Manchester Arena on Saturday night amidst a backdrop of emotion and sentiment, as the much adored Mancunian closes the curtains on a […]


LIVE Video: Final Press Conference Regis Prograis vs Josh Taylor
October 26th at The O2 Arena Josh Taylor: “I’m really looking forward to fighting for the first time in London, headlining at The O2 and I am so excited for it, I can’t wait. I am fully confident going in to this fight. I am bigger than him, stronger, quicker and punch just as hard […]


VIDEO: Jane Couch the First Lady of British Boxing Talks To Us About Her New Tell All Book ‘The Final Round’
We recently met up with former five time world champion Jane Couch MBE the pioneering first lady of British boxing. ‘The Fleetwood Assassin’ recently penned her new autobiography, a tell all account of her life and curtailing the unprecedented battle she had to be granted a licence to box professionally. Jane tells us about the […]


VIDEO: Josh Warrington prior to his last fight was dropping tickets to fans and pulling pints in the pub!
No one doubts that current IBF world featherweight champion Josh Warrington is a man of the people, the Leeds people that is and he has never forget his roots and the people who have been there with him from the start of his amazing boxing journey. Starting off in the small halls and leisure centres […]


Anthony Fowler to take on English Champion on the Smith vs Ryder world title bill in Liverpool
Anthony Fowler steps back down to super-welterweight to take on current English champion Harry Scarff on the undercard of Callum Smith’s WBA Super, Ring Magazine and WBC Diamond world super-middleweight title defence against mandatory challenger John Ryder. Fowler, 28, last fought in August up at middleweight against Brian Rose, who he outpointed to claim the […]


Danny Ball SHOCKS Mason Cartwright with Stoppage win in Ellesmere Port – Ringside Report by Tommy Dix
“I am sure Matty Fagan’s bout will stay in people’s memories for a long time.” Well boxing returned to the area on Saturday 19th October when Steve Woods VIP Promotions put on a wonderful show at Ellesmere Port’s Sports Village. The bill featured local lads Mason Cartwright and Matty Fagan plus Birkenhead’s ex commonwealth lightweight champ Sean […]


Dilmaghani vs Fonseca Grudge Fight is BACK ON! With a WORLD TITLE on the line
The IBO World title is now on the line for the rescheduled clash on Saturday 16th November at the York Hall, live on Channel 5. Fonseca’s brother Freddy makes it double-trouble when he takes on Irish star John Joe Nevin in WBA International title clash. London, UK (18 October 2019) Hennessy Sports are delighted to […]


VIDEO Short Film: Remembering Legendary Champs Camp Coach Phil Martin on the 25-Year Anniversary of his passing
Recently the Champs Camp Gym in Moss Side Manchester held a professional boxing night to remember founder Phil Martin, 25 years since his untimely death. The Contender VIP show was a great success and many of the boxers Phil trained were in attendance on the night. The tribute speeches to Phil were hosted by longtime […]


VIDEO: Jamie Quinn Responds to The SUN’s ‘Worst ever Boxer’ Headline They Later Changed to ‘Britain’s BEST’
Jamie Quinn may not win many professional boxing fight’s, but ask anyone in the boxing game about him and they will instantly speak his name with due respect and praise. Week in week out Quinny and his compatriots who also don the tag ‘journeymen’ fight up and down the country against the home boxers who […]


EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: PETER FURY Interview. CONFIRMS Hughie’s Next Fight and Looks Ahead to Ruiz-Joshua II
We speak to Peter Fury about his son Hughie’s last fight against Alexandra Povetkin and Peter reveals his next fight will be in Dubai. Peter also gives us the latest on world ranked Savannah Marshall, plus looks ahead to the rematch between Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz.


WHAT A FIGHT! WATCH: Lewis Ritson vs Robbie Davies Jr – Full video.
Lewis Ritson faces Robbie Davies Jr over 12 rounds in Newcastle.


WATCH: Ted Cheeseman vs Scott Fitzgerald – Full Fight Video
Ted Cheeseman puts his British Super-Welterweight belt on the line against Scott Fitzgerald in Newcastle. How did you score it?


ZELFA BARRETT – THE ROAD TO THE TITLE (VIDEO)
After injury The Brown Flash is in recovery, we follow his journey back to full fitness and a shot at the Commonwealth crown. On Saturday night in Leeds English champion Zelfa ‘Brown Flash’ Barrett will make the first defence of his Commonwealth title against Scottish champion Jordan McCorry on the undercard of Josh Warrington’s third […]


Alex Dilmaghani left speechless after his Live TV title fight is cancelled minutes before ringwalk
“Due to Nicaraguan Fonseca feeling unwell in his dressing room before his ring walk and then following an examination by doctors, the decision was made by the British Boxing Board of Control to withdraw Fonseca from the contest and he has been referred to hospital for further assessment.” Last night at the University of Bolton […]


Michael Hennessy Jr comes through gut check against Alistair Warren in Bolton
Michael Hennessy Jr (2 – 0 – 1) came through a stern test last night in the Premier Suite of the University of Bolton Stadium, against a solid and well known North West banana skin opponent in Alistair Warren. The joint Hennessy Sport / VIP Promotions collaboration was inspired by an excellent working relationship between […]