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Fighting Fit, a brand-new health and fitness series produced by Matchroom Boxing and Sky Sports, will land on TV screens this week, with the box set available via Sky Sports On Demand from Monday April 6.

Some years ago around the boxing scene I used to often hear this view, if you win an ABA title, you have a good chance of having a successful professional career.

England Boxing-affiliated clubs are appealing for the nation’s support to #KOCOVID19 and keep clubs running after the Coronavirus shutdown comes to an end.

The Val Barker Trophy was first awarded at the Olympic Games in Berlin in 1936, with Barker presenting it to American Louis Laurie, a bronze medallist in the flyweight division.

Boxers representing Great Britain have won 18 gold medals (16 men, 2 women) between 1908 and 2016 ad we look at those who have come good over these years.

Anthony Joshua’s defence of his IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO world heavyweight titles against mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev has been postponed, it has been announced.

In recent times we have had two Olympic gold medalists at super-heavyweight level – Audley Harrison at Sydney 2000 and Anthony Joshua at London 2012.

In light of the constantly changing landscape worldwide, the IOC Boxing Task Force (BTF) has decided to suspend the current Boxing Road to Tokyo European qualifier in London, Great Britain, and subsequent Americas and final world qualifiers scheduled to take place in May.

Due to the changing situation with Coronavirus and concerns for public, athlete and volunteer welfare the IOC Boxing Task Force (BTF) has decided the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena will take place behind closed doors from today.

Lightweight Caroline Dubois won her opening bout of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday.

Caroline Dubois will represent GB Boxing in the first bout of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event which gets underway at the Copper Box Arena on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London today.

Romford Boxing Club held their annual ‘Refuse to Lose’ show in memory of the late Daren Howe, a much loved coach and friend of theirs and Havering’s Alma Boxing Club.

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic qualifying event in London has confirmed that the event will start as planned this weekend, following the latest advice provided by the Government and Public Health England on the Coronavirus situation.

Romford Boxing Club edged to a 6-5 win in their delayed team match in Iceland at the weekend.

Gidea Park’s Johnny Fisher is currently in Las Vegas as part of Joe Joyce’s training camp for his upcoming heavyweight showdown with Daniel Dubois.

Jeff Jones recalls the memories from his east London upbringing which sparked a lifelong fascination with his local boxing scene and culminated in his debut book East End Born & Bled: The Remarkable Story of Boxing in London.

Romford Boxing Club have made the trip to Iceland for a team match against Kopovlogs BC near Reykjavik this weekend.

Martin J Ward hopes a standout display against Mexico’s Jesus Amparan at the FlyDSA Arena in Sheffield on Saturday will get the ball rolling for a shot at a world title.

Tickets for the Boxing Road to Tokyo Olympic Qualifying event in London are now on sale at www.seetickets.com.

Romford Boxing Club members had mixed fortunes on their trip to Denmark at the weekend.

Romford Boxing Club’s Tim Olla claimed a fine win at Southfields Army Centre on Friday.

Romford Boxing Club continued its impressive start to the campaign at its first open show of the season at Collier Row’s North Romford Community Centre on Saturday.

Five Star’s Tyler Sharpe and Oladimeji Shittu will both be bidding for national titles this weekend.

Two young boxers from Harold Hill’s Five Star BC will be chasing glory in the semi-finals of the National Association of Boys & Girls Club Championships this weekend.

Mikey Sakyi will face Kieran Gething in the reserve fight at the super-lightweight #GoldenContract tournament.

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