Boxing News Articles

PhD joins Kell Brook for title fight - 01 Aug 2014

PhD Nutrition has announced it will be supporting undefeated welterweight Champion Kell Brook as he heads Stateside for his IBF Welterweight title fight with Shawn Porter. read more

British Amateur Boxing appoints Generate - 17 Jun 2014

The British Amateur Boxing Association (BABA), responsible for managing the World Class Performance Programme for the GB Boxing team, has appointed sport and entertainment agency Generate to develop and deliver a new commercial strategy. read more

Anthony Joshua announces StubHub Deal - 08 May 2014

One of Britain’s brightest boxing stars and 2012 Olympic gold medallist, Anthony Joshua, has announced a new partnership with the world’s largest ticket marketplace, StubHub. read more

Groves joins Ogogo in Wasserman corner - 26 Mar 2014

Wasserman Media Group has announced that British Super Middleweight boxing star George Groves has joined the agency, ahead of the much anticipated rematch against Carl Froch for the WBA and IBF World titles at a sold-out Wembley stadium on 31st May. read more

Haymarket launches Forever Sports magazine - 17 Mar 2014

Forever Sports, a new monthly magazine based around fitness, style and sports brands for 18­-30 year old men, hit the newsstands this weekend - published under contract by Haymarket Network. read more

Wembley to host Froch v Groves rematch - 05 Mar 2014

Carl Froch and George Groves will clash at Wembley Stadium connected by EE in London on 31st May, live on Sky Sports Box Office, with the fight likely to set a British post-War attendance record. read more

Anthony Ogogo signs Nike partnership - 12 Feb 2014

Anthony Ogogo has become the first British boxer since Frank Bruno to sign with Nike. The Olympic medalist is currently undefeated as a professional boxer since he signed with Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions last year.  read more

JD Sports backs Warren's BoxNation fights - 02 Dec 2013

Sports fashion retailer JD Sports has agreed a new deal with British boxing promoter Frank Warren and his pay-TV network BoxNation to sponsor three fights throughout November and December. read more

Maximuscle extends Ogogo Sponsorship - 31 Oct 2013

Maximuscle has extended its sponsorship deal with professional middle weight boxer, Anthony Ogogo. read more

‪#‬BTSIA Post-Match Interview: Fast Track - 17 Oct 2013

Brands need to be smarter about how they use Twitter to effectively engage with sports fans, says Fast Track’s Head of Digital Graeme Harrison, who led the team to the Best Use of Social Media title at the BT Sports Industry Awards 2013 for Ricky Hatton’s ‘Redemption’ campaign.  read more

Anthony Joshua signs nutrition deal - 08 Oct 2013

British boxer Anthony Joshua, who made an impressive start to his professional career last weekend with a first round stoppage, has signed a new endorsement deal with supplement and nutrition brand LA Muscle. read more

Ogogo launches new Olympic impact research - 22 Jul 2013

As the one year anniversary of the London 2012 Olympic Games approaches, Olympic medallist boxer Anthony Ogogo helped announce new research showing that the Games has had a positive impact on the number of young people taking part in sports activities in the poorest areas of the UK.   read more

Joshua set to sign with Matchroom - 09 Jul 2013

London 2012 Olympic super-heavyweight champ Anthony Joshua is set to turn professional this week by signing with Barry Hearn’s Matchroom, according to media reports, in what could be a blow to the new plans by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) to allow professional fighters to compete at Rio 2016. read more

GB Boxing name interim chairman - 14 Jun 2013

Richard Thomas, chief executive of Amateur Boxing Scotland, has been named as the interim chairman of the British Amateur Boxing Association (BABA) while the search goes on for a permanent successor for Derek Mapp.  read more

Warren strikes Copper Box boxing deal - 11 Jun 2013

Boxing is set to be taken into the Olympic Park after a deal was agreed for six professional boxing promotions to be held in the Copper Box Arena, with its first fixture potentially as soon as September. read more

The Sports Partnership signs boxing champion - 04 Jun 2013

The Sports Partnership has announced the signing Olympic Boxing Champion Anthony Joshua MBE for management. The 23 year-old is currently world number one in the AIBA rankings at 91+kg and boasts a career record of 40 wins from 43 bouts. read more

Hearn hits out at Olympic Stadium decision - 20 Mar 2013

Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn has criticised the authorities involved in the Olympic Stadium tenancy decision and accused the process of being ‘fundamentally flawed.’ read more

BoxNation confirms Khan broadcasting deal - 20 Mar 2013

BoxNation, the subscription boxing channel, is set to broadcast this year’s upcoming fights involving Floyd Mayweather Jr and Amir Khan.  read more

ESPN to broadcast British Lionhearts - 22 Nov 2012

British Lionhearts, the World Series of Boxing (WSB) franchise, has agreed a deal with ESPN which will see the broadcaster provide live coverage of a selection of Lionhearts fixtures.  read more

British franchise joins World Series of Boxing - 07 Nov 2012

The World Series of Boxing has announced the addition of a British franchise to the forthcoming season of the competition, with the ‘British Lionhearts’ team joining for the third edition of the series.  read more

Kell Brook & Betfair launch #HandOfKell - 16 Oct 2012

Ahead of unbeaten British welterweight Kell Brook’s fight against Argentine Hector David Saldivia this Saturday, Betfair is encouraging fans to send Brook messages of support via twitter with the most inspirational tweets to be printed onto a limited edition set of gloves. Brook is seeking revenge for Maradona’s famous ‘Hand of God’ in 1986 agai… read more

Tyson launches Lillywhites collection - 08 Oct 2012

Boxing legend Mike Tyson launched his new official collection over the weekend, which will now be available exclusively at the London Fight Zone, on the top floor of Lillywhites in London’s Piccadilly Circus. read more

David Price signs with Wasserman - 12 Sep 2012

David Price, the British and Commonwealth Heavyweight Champion boxer, will be represented by Wasserman Media Group, joining London 2012 star Anthony Ogogo in the agency's new boxing division. read more

Ali & Beckham present Beyond Sport Award - 25 Jul 2012

David Beckham and Muhammad Ali took to the stage together at the Beyond Sport Summit in London on Tuesday 24th July to present the inaugural Generation Ali Beyond Sport Award. The boxing legend and the former England captain presented the award, which recognises Service, Leadership, and Action in the community, to Matiullah Haidar. read more

Beckham to join Muhammad Ali at Beyond Sport - 23 Jul 2012

Two of the most iconic and beloved sportsmen of all time, David Beckham and Muhammad Ali, will present the inaugural Generation Ali Beyond Sport Award at the Beyond Sport Summit Reception in London on Tuesday evening, kicking off what promises to be the most influential 24 hours in the history of sport for deve… read more

talkSPORT to broadcast Haye v Chisora - 09 Jul 2012

talkSPORT has announced a deal with Box Nation to broadcast live radio commentary of the upcoming David Haye v Dereck Chisora fight. read more

‘Money’ knocks Tiger off sport rich list summit - 20 Jun 2012

American boxer Floyd Mayweather has overtaken Tiger Woods at the top of Forbes magazine's list of the 100 highest-paid sports personalities over the past year, after earning £54.25m – despite currently serving a three-month jail sentence for domestic assault – a figure strengthened by promoting his own fights. read more

British boxing fighting outside the ring - 14 May 2012

British boxing's biggest stories may be fought outside the ring in the coming weeks, with Golden Boy Promotions formally requesting that Lamont Petersen's victory over Amir Khan be annulled, and Frank Warren warning that he will take legal action if the British Boxing Board of Control do not withdraw a threat to revoke his licence over the promo… read more

Maximuscle signs Amir Khan - 07 Mar 2012

Sports nutrition brand, Maximuscle, has agreed a sponsorship deal with Bolton boxer Amir Khan, and will provide the former unified WBA (super) and IBF Light Welter Weight Champion with individually-tailored nutritional support to complement his lifestyle, training and fight preparation for the next two years. read more

M&C Saatchi announces new senior hire - 21 Feb 2012

M&C Saatchi Sport & Entertainment has announced a senior hire to its 45-strong London team with the appointment of Haran Ramachandran as new digital director. read more

Women boxers get Olympic attire choice - 20 Feb 2012

After months of debate, it has been announced that women boxers will be given the option of wearing either shorts or skirts when the sport makes its debut in the Olympics at London later this year.  read more

Chisora & Haye could face lifetime bans - 20 Feb 2012

Dereck Chisora and David Haye could face lifetime bans from boxing for their part in the brawl in Munich at the weekend, according to British Boxing Board of Control General Secretary, Robert Smith. read more

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