Mathews is champ again

Derry Mathews became British lightweight champion for a second time after a split decision victory over Martin Gethin.

Quigg defends his boxing world title

Scott Quigg made a successful defence of his WBA super-bantamweight title with a second-round stoppage of South African Tshifiwa Munyai.

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Natasha Jonas guaranteed a boxing medal

Natasha Jonas. Credit: Press Association Images

Liverpool's Natasha Jonas has guaranteed herself a medal at the EUBC European Women’s Boxing Championships in Bucharest, Romania.

Fighting in the 64kg category, she recorded a unanimous win over Italy's Valentina Alberti and joins Stockport's Stacey Copeland in Friday's semi-finals.



Ricky Hatton refused entry to US for Mayweather fight

Ricky Hatton Credit: Press Association

Former boxing champion Ricky Hatton has been refused entry to the US to commentate on the Mayweather v Maidana fight because of visa issues.

The 35-year-old was due provide commentary on the fight this weekend for the broadcaster BoxNation but was denied entry because of insufficient documents.

In a statement his solicitor said there is no indication that Hatton will not be able to travel in future.

Bury boxer Scott Quigg says his fight will be dangerous

Bury boxer Scott Quigg makes the third defence of his WBA World Super Bantamweight belt this Saturday.

As one of just three British world champions all eyes will be on the Phones 4 U Arena as he tops the bill in front of his home-crowd.

He faces South African Tshifhiwa Munyai.

David Chisnall met up with Scott at Manchester's Town Hall to see how his build up is going.

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