June2021

YARDE WILL RULE THE WORLD SAYS JAMES COOK

The new addition to Ilford’s own pride of Lions insists that Anthony Yarde has more than got what it takes to become a light heavyweight world champion. James Cook MBE, the former British and European super middleweight champion, has recently been drafted into the camp to work with Yarde and[…]

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JOYCE V TAKAM UNDERCARD ANNOUNCED

Frank Warren has delivered a spectacular undercard to support Joe Joyce’s big Heavyweight clash against Carlos Takam at SSE Arena, Wembley on Saturday July 24, live on BT. Beside’s Joyce’s WBO International, WBC Silver and Commonwealth Heavyweight championships being on the line, the Hall of Fame promoter has added three[…]

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RISING HEAVYWEIGHT STAR GEORGE FOX SIGNS WITH QUEENSBERRY

Rising heavyweight star George Fox has signed a promotional agreement with Frank Warren to fight under the Queensberry Promotions banner. The 29-year-old, who is 3-0 in the professional ranks after making his debut in June 2018, was last in the ring in November 2019. Fox will be managed by Francis[…]

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RIP Brian London

Boxer Brian London, who challenged Muhammad Ali for the world heavyweight title in 1966, has died aged 87. London, who took his nickname of “The Blackpool Rock” from his hometown, fought Ali days after England had won the football World Cup. Despite being buoyed by a spirit of national optimism,[…]

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PACHECO: I’LL PROVE I’M HEARN’S HOTTEST PROSPECT

Diego Pacheco believes he’s the hottest young fighter in Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom stable, and he plans to prove it in style as he takes his spot on the opening event of Matchroom and DAZN’s new series of fight nights in Mexico with Canelo Promotions and Clase y Talento on Saturday[…]

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GOING TO GET HEAVY AT WEMBLEY by Frank Warren

THE HEAVY MOB are coming to town on July 24 at the SSE Arena, Wembley when the Big Juggernaut, Joe Joyce, resumes his mission to hit the pinnacle of the heavyweight pecking order. Joe, who has been matched tough throughout his professional career to date, really put a marker down[…]

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MATCHROOM FIGHT CAMP RETURNS WITH THREE BACK-TO-BACK WEEKENDS

Matchroom and DAZN are delighted to announce the full schedule for the second instalment of Fight Camp – an unmissable summer of boxing based at the stunning Matchroom HQ in Brentwood, Essex – with all of the action broadcast live worldwide on DAZN for the initial monthly price of just[…]

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Joe Joyce wants to beat down Takam then ‘punch up’ Joshua

JULY 24 can’t come fast enough for ‘Juggernaut’ Joe Joyce, who wants to ‘run over’ Carlos Takam before taking the chance to ‘punch up’ Anthony Joshua for the WBO title. Joyce made clear he’d fight any of the big names but did express a preference for fighting a former Team[…]

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DAZN AND MATCHROOM STRIKE GAME-CHANGING FIVE YEAR GLOBAL DEAL

DAZN, the leading global sports streaming platform, and Matchroom, the leading international boxing promoter, have struck a game-changing five-year global deal. DAZN will be the global home of Matchroom and its world-class, worldwide stable of fighters – including a groundbreaking move that will see at least 16 Matchroom UK fights[…]

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