Lee Haskins

British bantamweight boss Lee Haskins is to return in his home city of Bristol next month, in a ten-rounder against Mexican Willy Velazquez.

Anthony Fitzgerald
Former Irish super-middleweight champion Anthony Fitzgerald meets Cork's Gary O'Sullivan in Dublin on the 15th of November, and has plenty to say about his opponent.
Amir Khan

Bolton's Amir Khan, the former light-welterweight champion, continues his campaign at welter next month when he takes on former two-weight champ Devon Alexander. The non-title bout will be held on the 13th of December at the MGM Grand casino, Las Vegas. Showtime will televise the fight in the States, with UK broadcasting likely to be covered by Boxnation.

Promoter Eddie Hearn continues to dangle the prospect of meaningful future fights for boxers involved in the big pay-per-view show in Liverpool on the 22nd of this month. The latest to get the "future promises" treatment is WBA bantamweight champ Jamie McDonnell, who meets Colombian Walberto Ramos on the Echo Arena card.

Lenny Daws

Morden stylist Lenny Daws, the two-time British ten-stone boss, returns to action at Glow, Kent, on Saturday night (the 8th of November), fighting Chaquib Fadli of France for the vacant EBU-EU title.

George Groves

George Groves, out on the big PPV show in Liverpool on the 22nd November against US middleweight Denis Douglin, has apparently vacated his EBU 12 stone belt, mere weeks after claiming it against Christopher Rebrasse.

Anthony Ogogo

Sources indicate that 2012 Olympic bronze medallist Anthony Ogogo will not be seen in a ring again this year following surgery to repair his Achilles tendons.

David Price

David Price, the Liverpool heavyweight, returns from hand surgery in December, in either Denmark or Germany, against an opponent yet to be named.

Legendary East End trainer Jimmy Tibbs has relocated to Marbella to train Billy Joe Saunders, the EBU, British and Commonwealth middleweight champion, for his upcoming fight with Chris Eubank Jr., scheduled for the Tyson Fury vs Dereck Chisora undercard at London's ExCel Arena on the 29th of November.

Sam Sheedy

Next Friday (the 7th of November) Sheffield southpaw Sam Sheedy meets veteran former Commonwealth 11 stone boss Bradley Pryce at Doncaster Racecourse, in the unbeaten Yorkshire fighter's second outing of the year. The bout is scheduled for eight rounds.



BoxRec News - The final bell tolls

All good things come to an end, they say. On this occasion, the good thing is BoxRec News. Current editor, Danny Wright, is no longer able to continue in the role due to a change in personal circumstances and a decision has been taken to close the news site. We saw the need for a good and independent news site in 2009 and the visitor numbers proved this to be true.

Fight Reports

Professional boxing returned to Aberdeen on the 1st of November with Darren Traynor (9st) topping the bill in his home city against Poland’s Krzysztof Rogowski (8st 13lbs). Traynor was originally scheduled to face David Savage for the Scottish Area title, however a cut that re-opened in sparring meant a late change in opponent with Rogowski stepping in.