By Michael Pearlman BBC Wales Sport at Elland Road 20 May From the section Boxing Share this with Digg Facebook Google LinkedIn Reddit StumbleUpon Twitter Copy this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/boxing/44187726 Read more about sharing. Josh Warrington says he "can die happy" after his shock victory over Lee Selby made him the first man from Leeds to become a world champion boxer.The 27-year-old took Selby's IBF featherweight title in a barnstorming battle with the Welshman at a raucous Elland Road, home of Warrington's beloved Leeds United.Warrington was a considerable outsider ahead of the fight, but a career-best display allowed him to claim victory via a split decision 116-112 115-113 113-115."Elland Road, the Kaiser Chiefs playing me in, that was the stuff dreams are made of," said the unbeaten boxer, who has 27 wins from 27 fights."I can't put it into words. What an … [Read more...] about Josh Warrington says Carl Frampton fight might come too soon after win over Lee Selby
Boxing fight tonight
What is happening? The fight later today is a rematch between Tony Bellew and David Haye, a year since Bellew defeated Haye in a memorable first encounter. The original December date was postponed because of an injury to Haye, but the pair have rearranged. Now it's time to see whether Haye can win at the second time of asking. When is it and where is it taking place? Saturday 5 May, 2018 - ie tonight - at the O2 Arena in London. What time will the fight start? All will depend on whether the fight night schedule is running on time, but expect the ring walk to begin before or around 10pm BST. What TV channel is it on? This one will be on Sky Box Office - channel 491 for standard definition and 492 for high definition. It will cost £19.95 for those looking to watch in the United Kingdom. You can find out full details on how to order, live stream and more here. What have they said? Tony Bellew "I'll beat David Haye no matter what day of the … [Read more...] about Bellew vs Haye 2: What time is the fight tonight, what TV channel is it on and what are the odds?
31 March 2018 • 11:29pm Auto update On Off 11:29PM Round Ten AJ really on it at the start of this round. The power, the reach, the physique dominating the ring. On the TV they are saying that it might be close in some people's eyes but I dunno. Cannot see how AJ doesn't win this home fixture if it goes the distance. This ref should patrol the streets of Cardiff later. He'd stop a few fights out there.— Paul Hayward (@_PaulHayward) March 31, 2018 11:27PM Eddie Hearn "I think when they get on the inside they are tiring each other up. I think if you give Parker three rounds in the fight you are being generous. AJ looks very comfortable right now." 11:26PM Round Nine AJ on the front foot right now. But there are a couple of decent shots from Parker now, before they clinch and AJ tries out the uppercut that spoiled Vlad's evening. AJ looking to bully Parker now. Come on Ref. Let them fight. The Test match starts in 6 … [Read more...] about Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker live round-by-round fight updates
What is it? Anthony Joshua against Joseph Parker, the Brit's first big fight of 2018. Both will put their heavyweight world title belts on the line tonight in front of a sell-out crowd ringside and many more watching across the world. Parker, 26, is putting his WBO belt on the line while Joshua, 28, is defending his WBA and IBF titles in a winner-takes-all fight. When is it? March 31, 2018 - so this evening. Where is it? Cardiff's Principality Stadium, where Joshua successfully defended his titles against Carlos Takam - will host the bout. What time will the fight start? No official ring-walk information has been provided as of yet but it is expected that Joshua and Parker will take to the ring no later than 10:30pm but perhaps earlier. What TV channel is it on? The fight will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Box Office. It will cost £19.95 up to midnight on Friday March 30 - ie the day before the fight - but will go up to … [Read more...] about Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker: What time is the fight tonight, what TV channel is it on and what are the odds?
PUBLISHED: 12:11 14 December 2017 Joe Mullender is waved away after sending his rival to the canvas (pic Natalie Mayhew/Butterfly Boxing) Archant Joe Mullender brought back a European belt to his Legends gym in Dagenham after success at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday set up the prospect of a five-day Euro double. Joe Mullender celebrates his European title win (pic Natalie Mayhew/Butterfly Boxing) Super-featherweight Martin J Ward, who started his ring career as a schoolboy at Dagenham, bids for the EBU title against Spain’s Juli Giner at York Hall tonight (Wednesday). And middleweight Mullender admitted his title triumph, stopping tough Welsh campaigner Lee Churcher after 11 hard-fought rounds, was a tribute to his training at the Legends gym under Jamie Williams. “Jamie has played a big part in my success with all the hard work at the gym,” smiled the new champion, adding: “I made hard work of that.” He needed to be in top condition to come … [Read more...] about Boxing: Title delight for Mullender