Froch v Groves

Matchroom have announced that an additional allocation of tickets for Carl Froch's rematch with George Groves at Wembley Stadium will go on sale at midday on Thursday May 1.

Kid Galahad

Sheffield’s European Bantamweight champion Kid Galahad (16-0) will challenge Australian Fred 'The General' Mundraby (15-1-1) for the vacant Commonwealth super bantamweight title at Ponds Forge Arena, Sheffield, on May 10th.

Louis Norman

Shepshed’s unbeaten flyweight Louis '2 Sweet' Norman (7-0) is gunning for a shot at British honours and aims to prove his suitability against experienced former Commonwealth champion, Brummie Don Broadhust (16-3) when the pair clash for Norman’s English title on May 11 at the Hermitage Leisure Centre in Whitwick, Leicestershire.

Charlie ‘The Punisher’ Payton (1-0), son of former Hull City footballer Andy Payton, gets his second pro outing at Hull's City Hall on May 2, on a show streamed live and free on The former double ABA champion is keen to impress again after dropping wily veteran Kristian Laight on route to a February debut points victory.

Martin Murray

St. Helens former world title challenger Martin Murray got his South African adventure off to a positive start after Ghanaian opponent Ishmael Tetteh (29-10-2) stayed on his stool when the bell sounded for the seventh round of a scheduled ten at Emperors Palace, Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa.

Josh Warrington

Fresh from victory over Rendall Munroe, yesterday it was announced that Commonwealth Featherweight champion Josh Warrington (17-0) will defend his title at First Direct Arena in Leeds on Wednesday May 21. This will be the first Matchroom Boxing card in the city.

Adam Etches

On Saturday night Sheffield middleweight prospect Adam Etches (15-0) fights Mexican Felipe De la Paz Teniente (12-1) for the chance to add more silverware to his mantlepiece. The pair will contest the vacant WBC Youth middleweight title.

Martin Murray

Former world title challenger Martin Murray (26-1-1) looks in good shape before his South African debut at Emperors Palace on Wednesday, where he fights Ghanaian Ishmael Tetteh (29-10-2). The St. Helens middleweight has been in South Africa for 10 days in preparation after signing a promotional deal with promoter Golden Gloves that he hopes will culminate in another world title fight.

Stuart Hall and Paul Butler clash on June 7 in Newcastle

Darlington’s IBF Bantamweight champion Stuart Hall (16-2-2) and Ellesmere Port’s unbeaten Paul Butler (15-0) will meet at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena on Saturday June 7. Subject to final approval from the IBF, it will be Hall’s second voluntary defence.

Kid Galahad

Sheffield’s European bantamweight champion Kid Galahad has declared himself ‘ready and willing’ to fight domestic rival Scott Quigg after his next fight on May 10th. Galahad keeps busy at the Ponds Forge Arena and reckons he’s ready to 'face and destroy’ the Bury champion, who defends his title against South African Tshifhiwa Munyai tonight.



Derry Mathews

It can be rather strenuous watching a Derry Mathews fight. Like a penalty shootout in football, a Mathew’s fight squeezes enough drama, tension, and unpredictability into a short duration so his popularity and fight frequency is rightfully high. Next up for the Liverpool veteran is another chance at domestic glory as Walsall’s Martin Gethin put his Lonsdale lightweight belt on the line at the Liverpool Olympia on May 10th.

Fight Reports

Brentwood’s ‘Smokin’ Joe Mullender (6-1) got back on track with a close points win over Peckham’s Diego Burton (4-4-1) over ten rounds at the York Hall on Saturday. It was a belter of a fight on a slightly smaller than usual Goodwin bill, partly due to 'Flash' Ashley Sexton not making weight again (more on this later) and 'Big Dog' AJ Carter’s opponent, who reportedly turned up with Evo-Stick holding his mooey in place.