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Mayweather apprentice to defend world title belt at Olympic Park

25 Mar , 2017  

Floyd Mayweather’s apprentice is to defend his world title at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Gervonta ‘Tank’ Davis, 22, is to defend his IBF super featherweight world title against Britain’s Liam Walsh, 30, on 20 May at the Copper Box Arena. Both are undefeated, but Davis goes into the bout as the betting favourite largely […]

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Copper Box to host Billy Joe Saunders world title fight

15 Mar , 2016  

Billy Joe Saunders will make the first defence of his WBO middleweight title against Max Bursak at Hackney Wick’s Copper Box Arena on 9 April. Saunders (23-0, 12 KOs) won the title last December against Andy Lee, in what was billed as the first world title fight between two travellers. Saunders knocked Lee down twice […]

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Boxing academy

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Boxing clever: academy shows youngsters the ropes

27 Mar , 2014  

The Boxing Academy in Hackney shows youngsters the ropes

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Interview: Erick Ochieng

6 Mar , 2013  

Charlie Morgan interviews Erick Ochieng, the Kenyan-born light middleweight boxer from Stoke Newington, ahead of his fight with Frenchman Frederic Serre at Wembley Arena on Saturday 9th.

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Knockout success: Boxing is helping students’ academic achievement

15 Mar , 2012  

Hackney Boxing Academy is a great success as the charity helps young people, who are at risk of educational exclusion, turn their lives around.

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Erick ‘The Eagle’ Ochieng insists he will become world champion

24 Mar , 2011  

Stoke Newington light-middleweight suffered defeat last Saturday, but says he is on the road to titles.

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Boxers club together for charity

18 Mar , 2010  

Boxing champions team up to support Clapton boxing club.

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Boxing stars help out Clapton club

18 Mar , 2010  

Boxing stars and fans talk about fundraising for the Pedro club in Clapton.

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Boxing star’s loss blamed on ‘dirty tactics’

26 Mar , 2009  

National youth champion Matthew Chanda has lost his first ABA championship bout after his opponent used ‘dirty tactics’, his coach claimed.

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