Stourbridge boxer Sam Eggington believes a win against former world champion Paulie Malignaggi could catapult his career onto a new level. He takes on the veteran American fighter in just under two weeks at the O2 Arena in London.
It's his first defence of the WBC Welterweight title he won last year against fellow West Midlands boxer Frankie Gavin.
Kal Yafai, Birmingham’s first World Champion, dominated Luis Concepcion to be crowned the WBA Super-Flyweight champion last night.Read the full story ›
Sam Eggington secured the WBC International welterweight title after beating Frankie Gavin in the battle of Birmingham last night.
The two local rivals went head-to-head in the ring at the Barclaycard Arena.
Eggington won the fight with an eighth-round knock-out.
Birmingham Boxer Galal Yafai's Olympic Games are over, after losing to Cuban top seed Joahnys Argilagos.
Yafai lost to a split decision in the last 16.
He was edged out in a closely fought contest.
Nottingham boxer Carl Froch is celebrating after being awarded an honorary degree from one of the city's universities today.
The four time world champion donned the cap and gown at Nottingham Trent University this afternoon. Froch, who's an MBE, received his award alongside other students who were graduating today in front of their families. Froch spoke to us just before he received his scroll.
A boxer from Northampton has won a gold medal at an Olympic Test event in Brazil.Read the full story ›
Birmingham boxer Frankie Gavin threw broken bottles at a man, smashed a bar stool over another man’s head, a court heard.Read the full story ›
Frankie Gavin was due to take on Sam Eggington at the Barclaycard Arena next week.Read the full story ›
A woman who woke up one morning to find she was paralysed from the waist down is beginning to walk again after taking up boxing.Read the full story ›