Tag: Boxing

Second Pro Fight For Hopewell

In leaving no stone unturned, North Notts boxer, Nicola Hopewell (1-0; 1), nicknamed ‘The Hurricane,’ has certainly enjoyed a somewhat differing training camp this time around, as she heads into… read more Second Pro Fight For Hopewell

Essuman And Still

Nottingham based boxer Ekow Essuman (18-0) beat Londoner Samuel Antwi (14-2) to reclaim his three belts on the undercard of the James Joyce v Joseph Parker bout in Manchester last… read more Essuman And Still

Wood Postpones Title Fight

Nottingham boxer Leigh Wood has regrettably had to postpone his WBA title fight against Mauricio Lara after suffering a torn bicep in training. The fight was supposed to take place… read more Wood Postpones Title Fight

‘No Easy Fights’ Wood Preparing To Take On Lara

Mark the date in your diaries. Saturday 24 September 2022, Nottingham Arena… Gedling’s favourite son, and one of Nottingham’s own, ‘Leighthal’ Leigh Wood, 26-2(16) is set to defend his WBA… read more ‘No Easy Fights’ Wood Preparing To Take On Lara

Hurricane Hopewell Ready To Rumble

Dream venue? Professional debut? Both boxes will be ticked on Friday night when Worksop boxer, Nicola ‘Hurricane’ Hopewell, steps into the ring at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, on the Dennis Hobson… read more Hurricane Hopewell Ready To Rumble

Hurricane Hopewell Ready For Second Coming

The wait is almost over as Nottingham’s next boxer prepares to make what, in essence, is a second, professional debut. Not only content with being Worksop’s first, female, professional boxer,… read more Hurricane Hopewell Ready For Second Coming

Cairns Aiming For Sixth Pro Win

Debuting with a third round stoppage success back in June 2019, Worksop professional boxer, Declan Cairns, 5-0 (1), is preparing to step through the ropes for what will be his… read more Cairns Aiming For Sixth Pro Win

Hutsby Looking To Extend Unbeaten Record

Prior to his opposing Jordan Grannum back in March this year, the Derbyshire-based, Nottingham-born, middleweight, Jack ‘Juggernaut’ Hutsby, currently 6-0-1, had only had five professional outings, in four years –… read more Hutsby Looking To Extend Unbeaten Record

Semtex Bows Out With KO Win

Bellator 281 and Nottingham’s Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley finished his career in style on Friday night, weathering a Brazilian storm to score a ‘monster knock-out’ against Wendell Giacomo, a little over… read more Semtex Bows Out With KO Win

Fighting Legend ‘Semtex’ To Hang Up His Gloves

Nottingham born mixed martial arts star and kickboxer, Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley is to hang up his fists and call time on a 19-year career after one last hoorah tonight at… read more Fighting Legend ‘Semtex’ To Hang Up His Gloves

What’s In A Shirt

So the big news is that the previous owner of the world’s most sought after football shirt in history is about seven million times richer than he was a day… read more What’s In A Shirt

Essuman Wins At Wembley

The big news from Wembley Stadium last night may have been that Tyson Fury knocked out Dillian Whyte to retain his WBC heavyweight title, before pronouncing plans to retire from… read more Essuman Wins At Wembley

Engine To Roar Into Wembley

Nottingham based boxer Ekow ‘The Engine’ Essuman was supposed to be fighting in a fortnights time at York Hall for the defence of his IBF European, Commonwealth & BBBofC British… read more Engine To Roar Into Wembley

Hughes Hopeful Of Boxxer Success

As a late March outing with Birmingham’s Lee Glover was shelved, Beeston’s lightweight fighter, Joe Underwood Hughes, 7-0 (1), under the guidance of Scott Calow, quickly announced that he would… read more Hughes Hopeful Of Boxxer Success

Bendigo v Big Ben – 19th Century Fight Trilogy

As boxing trilogies, the one from way back, between two of Nottingham’s earliest prizefighters, could easily have been more recognised, after all, the pair shared an impressive 190 rounds, yes,… read more Bendigo v Big Ben – 19th Century Fight Trilogy

Bradley Ready To Step Up In 2022

Double combat sport specialist, Calverton’s Jordan Bradley (Crabtree), is preparing to step up through the gears in 2022 and see where professional boxing takes, alongside his other specialist subject, that… read more Bradley Ready To Step Up In 2022

NTU Honorary Degrees For Local Sports Stars

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has announced the latest recipients of honorary degrees and awards which will be presented during graduation ceremonies at University Hall from 4-13th April 2022. Nottingham born… read more NTU Honorary Degrees For Local Sports Stars

Amos Aiming For Midland Title

Big things are expected of Clifton’s super welterweight ‘King Punisher,’ Ryan Amos this year, the 7-0, undefeated fighter getting back into the swing of things after time away due to… read more Amos Aiming For Midland Title

Sugden In ‘Peak Condition’ For World Title Fight

After a successful amateur career, one which would see him win world championship gold in Spain (2009), the ISKA English title, and two, Five Nations Championships, the Nottinghamshire town of… read more Sugden In ‘Peak Condition’ For World Title Fight

What Next For Wood?

If the writers of Rocky wanted to make a modern day 2022 version of their famously renowned film, few scenarios could fit better than the one we saw on Saturday… read more What Next For Wood?