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  • Lucas Matthysse v Manny Pacquiao

    Tim Rickson breaks down Lucas Matthysse v Manny Pacquiao

    July 10, 2018British Boxing News

    Boxing’s only ever eight-weight world champion Manny Pacquiao (59-7-2) fights for his 12th world title against current WBA world welterweight champion Lucas Matthysse (39-4) on July 15 in Kuala Lumpur, live on ESPN+. It’s a title that the octuple world champion has never won in his 23-year career but former victims Ricky Hatton and Miguel Cotto both previously have. The 68-fight veteran has won the WBO title at welterweight but conceded it a year ago in Brisbane and hasn’t fought since. The heavy-handed Argentine defending champion has devastating power as his record of 36 knockouts from 39 wins testifies. Combined, they share a total number of 74 knockouts between them, so stats suggest this event could finish early. Pac’s abil...
  • Liam Smith v Jaime Munguia

    Tim Rickson breaks down Liam Smith v Jaime Munguia

    July 10, 2018British Boxing News

    It’s ‘Beefy’ versus ‘The Beast’! Mexican Munguia is just 21-years-old, but has racked up 29 wins already in his career with a frightening 25 KO’s. It was a fourth-round demolition of world champion Sadam Ali that awarded him the WBO world super-welterweight title that Smith once owned during 2015-2016 and is flying 5,000 miles to reclaim. Ali foolishly fought Munguia in an attempt to show his unexpected upset over an aging Miguel Cotto was a testament to his speed and skill and not because he was facing a spent force. Instead, The Ring Magazine’s 2017 Prospect of the Year justified the hype surrounding him by dropping the champ within the first minute and finishing him three rounds later in devastating fashion. Smith, the WBO no...
  • Welborn Langford rematch

    Jason Welborn v Tommy Langford rematch added to Khan-Vargas undercard

    July 10, 2018Tommy Langford

    The eagerly-awaited rematch between British middleweight champion Jason Welborn (23-6) and former titlist Tommy Langford (20-2) has been added to the Amir Khan v Samuel Vargas undercard at Birmingham Arena on September 8, live on Sky Sports. The Birmingham boxers will be joined by a whole host of local talent on the card, including Sam Eggington and Gamal Yafai. The local rivals had their first meeting on May 4 in Walsall in the headlining fight on Black Country Boxing Promotions’ biggest ever event, titled ‘Battle of the Baggies’. Both West Bromwich Albion fans went to war in an early ‘Fight of the Year’ contender with underdog Welborn just stealing the decision with scores of 114-113 twice and 115-113 reversed. Promoter Edd...
  • Nick Webb

    Westlab back unbeaten heavyweight Nick Webb

    May 16, 2018Nick Webb

    Unbeaten heavyweight talent Nick Webb (12-0), 30-years-old from Chertsey, has received a welcomed boost to his professional boxing career from Westlab entrepreneur and investor Scott Livingston. The successful mineral wellbeing company, based in Surrey, and CEO Scott Livingston have sponsored the undefeated heavy-handed heavyweight in his promising career that currently boasts 10 knockouts from 12 wins. ‘Wild’ Webb, a former ABA finalist, is now knocking on the door for the English title. The 6’5” star commented on the newly-formed partnership, “Really pleased to have the backing of Westlab in my professional boxing career. They financially allow me to do what I need to do, and their products are a great help to me as well. The ...
  • British champion Tommy Langford becomes new face of HÖRFA

    April 2, 2018Tommy Langford

    Urban menswear fashion label HÖRFA have partnered with British middleweight champion Tommy Langford to be the face of their popular streetwear label. The Bideford-born boxer will represent the independent brand that originates from the same coastal seaside town where he grew up in Devon. Initially founded in 2017 as a men’s watch company, HÖRFA diverted their attention to streetwear collections, with unique designs curated by the best street artists and photographers. Founded by Adam Bright and Luke Smith with over 10 years’ experience in retail fashion and art, the creators’ commercial attributes include working with the best manufacturers in the clothing industry, all HÖRFA clothing is made from 100% Organic Cotton - Earth Pos...
  • British champion Tommy Langford becomes the face of fashion label HÖRFA

    April 2, 2018Tommy Langford

    Urban menswear fashion label HÖRFA have partnered with British middleweight champion Tommy Langford to be the face of their popular streetwear label. The Bideford-born boxer will represent the independent brand that originates from the same coastal seaside town where he grew up in Devon. Initially founded in 2017 as a men’s watch company, HÖRFA diverted their attention to streetwear collections, with unique designs curated by the best street artists and photographers. Founded by Adam Smith and Luke Bright with over 10 years’ experience in retail fashion and art, the creators’ commercial attributes include working with the best manufacturers in the clothing industry, all HÖRFA clothing is made from 100% Organic Cotton - Earth Pos...
  • Tommy Langford becomes a VIP

    March 17, 2018Tommy Langford

    E-cigarette store VIP Vapers have partnered with British middleweight champion Tommy Langford. The Devon-based vaping company secured image rights to the local star who grew up in Bideford, where the company operate from. Their brand will feature prominently on the 28-year-old British titlist’s apparel that he wears in the ring, live on BT Sport. Langford, 28 from Birmingham, is the current British middleweight champion and former Commonwealth and WBO Inter-Continental titlist. Signed to Frank Warren, the former England amateur captain performs in championship fights on BT Sport and Box Nation TV. Ranked in the top 15 middleweights in the world, the talented 160-pounder commented on the new partnership, “I’m really pleased...
  • Alfie Price

    Alfie Price wins pro debut in style

    March 11, 2018Alfie Price

    Hoddesdon lightweight Alfie Price kicks off pro career with a shutout points win in Kings Cross on March 10. Second time around, having weighed in on March 2nd for his original pro debut date, Alfie Price (1-0) got his paid career off to a flying start with a points win over Liam Richards (12-46) at the Camden Centre on March 10 on a British Warriors Boxing event. Originally due to makes his pro bow on Frank Warren’s Box Academy event at the York Hall on the first weekend in March, Price was left bitterly disappointed when his opponent failed to show. The 23-year-old had already weighed in and was refuelling in Nandos with his team when he got the call confirming his scheduled fight was cancelled. Manager Mo Prior managed to...
  • Tommy Langford v Jack Arnfield

    Tommy Langford: Jack Arnfield fight the perfect career boost

    February 16, 2018Tommy Langford

    Tommy Langford says a win over Jack Arnfield would be the perfect career boost after losing his unbeaten record last year. The British middleweight champion makes a first defence on the undercard of WBA world super-middleweight champion George Groves' clash with Chris Eubank Jr at Manchester Arena on Saturday. Langford (19-1, 6 KOs), 28, from Birmingham, is hoping that a victory over Arnfield (25-2, 6 KOs) will improve his world ranking after he was stopped in the fifth round by Georgia's New York-based Avtandil Khurtsidze in April last year. "Beating Arnfield will put me up into the IBF and WBA top ten rankings and if the world title opportunity arises I will take it, or go for the European title," Langford told ESPN. "I nee...
  • Tommy Langford BLK

    EXCLUSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT: BLK Sport sign Tommy Langford as their UK ambassador

    February 16, 2018Tommy Langford

    EXCLUSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT: BLK Sport sign British middleweight champion Tommy Langford as their UK ambassador for boxing. BLK Sport will be Langford's official kit supplier. Tommy's official team wear will be sold exclusively on https://www.blksport.co.uk/