Tag: Boxing

Wood Hoping That ‘Experience’ Will Show

As we count down the hours until both boxers enter the ring for what is set to be a potential fight of the night, on the undercard of the Josh… read more Wood Hoping That ‘Experience’ Will Show

Leighthal Leigh Heads Into British Showdown

“The higher you build your barriers, the taller I become” Nottingham Forest fan, ‘Leighthal’ Leigh Wood, finally steps back into the ring this weekend, opposing Doncaster’s Reece Mould for the… read more Leighthal Leigh Heads Into British Showdown

When Froch Beat Odin – Eighteen Years Today

“The Cobra was beginning to make a name for himself.” Carl Froch in ‘The Cobra: My Story’ (2013)   It has been eighteen years since ‘The Cobra’ first appeared as… read more When Froch Beat Odin – Eighteen Years Today

Leighthal Back In Action For British Belt

It’s finally happening, Nottingham’s 32-year-old, ‘Leighthal’ Leigh Wood, 23-2(13), is finally stepping back into a boxing ring. The former Midlands Area, Commonwealth and WBO European featherweight champion, who hasn’t fought… read more Leighthal Back In Action For British Belt

Daws Begin To Open For Carlton Boxer

He’s been sparring that of Rendall Munroe and Gavin McDonnell, as well as Ricky Hatton’s protégé, Jack Murphy, as he prepares to oppose unbeaten Scotsman, Mark McKeown, 3-0(1), next month…. read more Daws Begin To Open For Carlton Boxer

Boxer Booth Passes Away

Nottingham boxer Nicky Booth has tragically passed away, aged just 40 years old. The former British & Commonwealth Champion who’s older brother Jason also held a British title, had been… read more Boxer Booth Passes Away

Wood To Challenge For British Title

‘Leighthal’ Leigh Wood is to challenge for a British featherweight strap in early 2021. A dream come true for Nottingham’s featherweight boxer, ‘Leighthal’ Leigh Wood, 23-2(13) as his manager, the… read more Wood To Challenge For British Title

Essuman Becomes European Champion

Ekow Essuman beat Frenchman Cedrick Peynaud to win the IBF European Welterweight title live on BT Sports last night as the Botswanan born Nottingham man took a unanimous decision on… read more Essuman Becomes European Champion

Ekow Aiming To Be European King

Nottingham boxer Ekow Essuman starts the final week countdown towards the biggest fight in his career so far this Saturday night as he takes on Frenchman Cedrick Peynaud in an… read more Ekow Aiming To Be European King

Pittance Too Tough For Sugden

Height and reach advantage gave the awkward Light Heavyweight Shakan Pitters the edge in a toughly contested bout that went the distance in Redditch as the Birmingham born unbeaten boxer… read more Pittance Too Tough For Sugden

Sugden Live On Channel 5

Newark born boxer Chad Sugden will fight live on free-to-air television on Saturday night as he faces Shakan Pitters for the British Light Heavyweight title. Former kick boxer Sugden who… read more Sugden Live On Channel 5

Government Needs To Do More To Help Amateur Boxing

As outdoor sports slowly return and gyms finally re-open after covid-lockdown, one parent of a young amateur boxer in Nottingham feels that local boxing clubs are slipping under the radar… read more Government Needs To Do More To Help Amateur Boxing

6 Years Today – When Froch Made History

It was six years ago to this very day when we made the journey south down the M1 from Nottingham to London ticketless, as usual, anything when my mate Joe… read more 6 Years Today – When Froch Made History

Sugden Gets Shot At Title

Newark Boxer Chad Sugden has been awarded a surprise shot at the vacant British light-heavyweight title after challenger Craig Richards has withdrawn from his bout against Shakan Pitters next month…. read more Sugden Gets Shot At Title

Wood Beaten On Points

It wasn’t to be for Nottingham Boxer Leigh Wood as he was beaten in a sensational Golden Contract semi-final at York Hall in a thrilling contest with the slenderest of… read more Wood Beaten On Points

Wood Confident Inspired & Feeling Great Ahead Of Fight

In just over 24 hours’ time Nottingham Boxer Leigh Wood will defend his WBO European and Commonwealth titles against Jazza Dickens as both fighters bid to make the final of… read more Wood Confident Inspired & Feeling Great Ahead Of Fight

Almost Healthy – Wild Fury Too

Not since our very own Carl “Cobra” Froch sparked George Groves in front of 80,000 fans at Wembley has a rematch been so hotly anticipated. Nottingham boxing fans prepare yourselves,… read more Almost Healthy – Wild Fury Too

Woods To Fight Dickens

Featherweight boxer Leigh Wood has been drawn to fight Jazza Dickens in the semi-final of the Golden Contract this Friday at the Royal Albert Hall. On hearing the news live… read more Woods To Fight Dickens

The Biggest Boxing Bout This Week?

Ask anyone outside of the ‘golden contract’ circle what the biggest fight of the week is and they’ll tell you “the biggest fight of the week is also the biggest… read more The Biggest Boxing Bout This Week?

Sugden Draws With Richards

Newark Boxer Chad Sugden drew with Craig Richards last night in a light-heavyweight bout at London’s York Hall screened on Sky Sports. The higher ranked Crystal Palace born Richards (Britain’s… read more Sugden Draws With Richards