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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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Joshua vs Fury is on !!

Tyson Fury has finally confirmed that the £200 million summer showdown with Anthony Joshua is ON. The gypsy king released a video last night to announce the world heavyweight unification fight will take place on August 14th in Saudi Arabia.

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Chisora unlucky to lose split decision to Parker

Joseph Parker overcame a first-round knockdown to defeat Derek Chisora by split decision following a brutal Heavyweight battle at the AO, Arena Manchester, live on Sky Sports Box Office in the UK and on DAZN in all markets excluding the UK, Ireland, China, New Zealand and Samoa. The New Zealander[…]

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Can Josh Warrington come back ?

There have got to be question marks on where Josh Warrington goes from here after a devastating stoppage defeat on saturday. A massive odds-on favourite to beat the unfancied mexican Mauricio Lara, he never looked comfortable from the start and when Lara dropped him in the fourth he was lucky[…]

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Leon Spinks RIP

More sad news over the weekend with the passing of Leon Spinks after battling prostrate cancer for several years. Leon won the light-heavyweight gold medal as part of the American dream team at the 1976 Montreal Olympics. In 1978 he sensationally outpointed Muhammad Ali to win the heavyweight world championship[…]

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Matchroom Boxing back in February

Matchroom Boxing will return to The SSE Arena, Wembley for Josh Warrington vs. Mauricio Lara on Saturday February 13 and David Avanesyan vs. Josh Kelly on Saturday February 20, with both events shown live on Sky Sports in the UK and on DAZN in the U.S. and more than 200[…]

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Frank Warren fighting back after Covid

“Funny old game!” Such was the favourite aphorism of goalscoring genius Jimmy Greaves, deservedly, if belatedly, awarded an MBE at almost 81 in the New Year Honours.  Of course Greaves was talking about football and he did not mean funny in the Morecambe and Wise mien; less of whimsy, more[…]

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Dennis Hobson and Mo Prior to team up

Dennis Hobson has teamed up with one of the UK’s busiest boxing promoters, with the pair hinting at some exciting plans for the future. In a sport renowned for its shady characters, Mark ‘Mo’ Prior – from Priority Boxing Promotions – is known on the circuit as one of the[…]

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Lockdown latest

Site was hacked and we have now moved to a new safer hosting service. Not great news for the small hall promoters as Robert Smith of the British Boxing Board of Control suspects small hall boxing may not be able to return until September. These small hall shows are the[…]

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