“IT’S THE HURT GAME AND HE’S IN MY WAY” On June 15th on the big Warrington v Galahad card in Leeds, fight fans will be treated to a trade clash which has divided people’s opinions. The Commonwealth Title is the prize and most believe that it will be a fiercely contested affair. In one corner, […]

Will there be a Unified British Heavyweight Champion of the World by 2020?
For so long now, it seems that Antony Joshua and Deontay Wilder have been on a collision course.  Many expected them to fight in late 2017. It didn’t happen. It didn’t happen in 2018 either, although there was at last a clash of the unbeaten titans as Wilder and Tyson Fury battled out a controversial […]

“Claressa do I make you feel threatened?” Assassin Creed: Savannah Marshall Exclusive Interview .
Clarissa Shields called out Savannah Marshall immediately after Hammer win. Here’s Savannah Marshall’s reply! They used to call her “The Silent Assassin” in the Amateurs because she was shy and didn’t enjoy being interviewed. Many years later, the moniker still applies but for different reasons. Super Middleweight Savannah Marshall (5-0, 3 KOs) is very smart, very confident […]

Woods stops Doyle, Upset for Gill – Ringside report from Nottingham
On a night where boxing returned to Nottingham arena for the first time since Carl ‘The Cobra’ Froch fought there in 2012; one of the city’s own produced a performance that will open up numerous opportunities for himself.  With the Sheriff of Nottingham Froch a keen onlooker along with being cheered by the partisan home […]

It wasn’t perfect but it was fun. There were some minor technical issues and a few debatable decisions but if you accept the premise that Ultimate Boxxer’s main purpose is entertainment then the show was again a success. The key is Carl Greaves’ understated ability of selecting and matching unheralded fighters in a way that […]

Unbeaten Dennis Wahome on how the untimely death of his mother made him grow up fast.
Looking after his two young sisters, Dennis turned pro late, he is now 5-0 and looking to progress to title level soon under Steve Goodwin. Dennis Wahome’s entry into boxing was a covert one. With his Mum disapproving of the activity, he had to ensure that there were no tell-tale signs showing when he returned […]

Andy Ruiz: Filling The Ranks
Ruiz more than fits the bill for AJ’s next opponent says Matt Lewis. Here’s why. Late replacements are a promoter’s nightmare. As Andy Ruiz Jr is revealed as the replacement opponent for Anthony Joshua’s stateside debut next month, there is still the lingering sense of a failed opportunity, of the fights that could (should?) have […]

Why is Las Vegas top for boxing?
Boxing and gambling really do go well together, so it’s not difficult to understand why Las Vegas is top for boxing in the US. Fight nights in Las Vegas have an electrifying atmosphere and this city of lights and fantasy is brilliant at staging the greatest and biggest events. When any of the world’s big […]

Kal Yafai – The Test Is Yet To Come
Away from the revelations of failed drug tests and potential new opponents, the undercard of Anthony Joshua’s American debut at Madison Square Garden is starting to take shape, including several usual Matchroom Promotions suspects. Callum Smith will be making the first defence of his two super-middleweight world titles, and Kell Brook will be appearing in […]

Ringside report: Dave Allen gets serious! Plus undercard round-up from the O2.
Once again the O2 Arena was the setting for joyous scenes under the Matchroom banner as resurgent heavyweight David Allen (17-4, 14 KOs) scored the best win of his career so far against Australian veteran Lucas Browne (28-2, 24 KOs) to the delight of the thousands in attendance. A refreshing victory in many ways, not […]

We sit down with the former champion at his old amateur club, Fox ABC The meteoric rise of Ukrainian star Vasyl Lomachenko is a remarkable one. Now firmly viewed in the sport as one of the pound-for-pound best, he now puts his WBA and WBO lightweight titles on the line against Manchester’s Anthony Crolla at […]

We sit down with the Preston man as he prepares for the fight of his life. This weekend in Liverpool two talented unbeaten prospects face off in a domestic rivalry which seems to have been brewing and simmering for a good while. Anthony Fowler and Scott Fitzgerald, once GB Team mates, and former amateur rivals, […]

VIDEO: Exclusive Interview | Jack Catterall confirms next fight while he awaits shot at world champ Maurice Hooker
BBTV Down at the park with the unbeaten No1 WBO world super-lightweight challenger. Unbeaten former British and WBO international title holder Jack Catterall (23-0, 12KOs) met with BBTV today at Astley Park in his home town of Chorley, where we discussed his next fight in London on April 27th as he awaits news of a […]

Hitman Targeting Area Title
“I just want to make a statement and show how good I am.” Nathan ‘Hitman’ Heaney will be gunning for the Midlands middleweight title after he’s got an eight-rounder under his belt next month. He’s making public his intention of going for the area crown, ahead of fight night at King’s Hall in his hometown […]

Smith vs Eggington – What happens to the loser?
Does Eggington stand a chance against the former world champion? All questions answered this weekend! Matt Lewis previews the fight. Although not necessarily the Last Chance Saloon for either man, you cannot help but wonder what happens to the loser of this co-headliner on Saturday at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, when Liam Smith takes […]

Charlie Edwards retains his world title in maiden defence | Ringside Report from London
In a sport that is often tainted by politics and greed, WBC Flyweight champion Charlie Edwards (15-1, 6 KOs) stands out for the luminous aura of innocence and sheer joy that surrounds him. You can’t help but feeling happy for him as his story is somehow reassuring that there is hope for justice in this […]

ULTIMATE BOXXER links up with MansionBet and BT Sport | Next events confirmed!
Online casino and sportsbook giant becomes Ultimate Boxxer’s official headline partner. ULTIMATE BOXXER, Britain’s first boxing entertainment brand, is delighted to announce that it has agreed a partnership deal with online casino and sportsbook operator MansionBet for its first events of 2019. The agreement continues a successful partnership from MansionBet’s initial sponsorship of Ultimate Boxxer […]

VIDEO: Charlie Edwards emotional journey to world champion for his mum.
When Charlie Edwards’ mother found out she had breast cancer, he promised her he’d be a World Champion. He was fighting for his mum. Now the WBC Flyweight champion of the world, he kept his promise when he defeated Nicaraguan Cristofer Rosales in December. Ahead of his first title defence against Angel Moreno, on Saturday […]

VIDEO FEATURE: Former world champ Robin Reid back at his old club to warn against knife crime!
An ambassador for the The ‘Safety Guide Foundation’ Robin and his colleagues are making a stand against knife violence. Manchester based charity ‘Safety Guide Foundation’ which former WBC world champion Robin Reid is an ambassador for, visited his old boxing club the Collyhurst and Moston, to speak to some of the amateur boxers and kids […]

Around and about with Tommy Dix: Bad judges are being judged!
“I hate to say this but I think sometimes prejudice comes in. That prejudice is never with people who have boxed as we respect whoever we faced.” It  has not been easy for me to write this piece as it hurts me as I feel in some ways there is prejudice in the sport I […]