After overcoming Rodrigo Guerrero last night, Darlington boxer Stuart Hall has set his sights on reclaiming the IBF Bantamweight titleRead the full story ›
Professional boxing will return to Newcastle later this year.
Tyneside promoter-manager, Steve Wraith will bring the sport back to St. James' Park.
The initial holding of three-four shows in the Bamburgh Suite at the football stadium will begin later this year. The first official event will be ‘An Evening with Riddick Bowe’ on April 9th.
I’m a lifelong Newcastle fan myself so to be able to match the two (boxing and Newcastle United) is perfect for me.
Darlington boxer Stuart Hall could get the chance to reclaim the world title he held almost two years agoRead the full story ›
World champion boxer Glenn McCrory is back, this time not in the ring but on the stage.
He will be returning to his home town of Stanley in County Durham for a one man show.
It's the story behind family life and focusses on his relationship with his brother who had a muscular wasting illness.
Kris Jepson has been to find out more:
Sunderland boxer Warren Baister has turned professional.
The 29-year-old, who competed for Team England in the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, has signed a contract with Macklin Gym Marbella (MGM) in Spain.
Baister, who was British champion and two-time ABA Heavyweight champion, confirmed the news on his Twitter account.
A North East Boxer has the opportunity of a lifetime this weekend. Anthony Nelson from South Shields will find himself fighting Jamie Wilson for the Commonwealth Superflyweight title at the Newcastle Arena on Saturday.
Nelson wasn't scheduled to be fighting, but he gets his chance because of an injury to another North East Boxing hopeful. Bradley Saunders had to pull out through injury and the promoter, Eddie Hearn, needed another title fight at short notice.
Olympic gold medallist Anthony Joshua MBE is top of the high-profile "Geordie Roar" bill.
Hartlepool boxing champion Savannah Marshall has received a special accolade from her home town – a full-size sculpture of herself.Read the full story ›
Boxer Amir Khan is in Sunderland today to join Prince Charles seeing graduates take part in a 'Dragon's Den' style funding pitch.
His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales will also visit Nissan's Sunderland plant with the Mayor of Sunderland to learn about the production of electric cars at the plant.
County Durham boxing champion Glenn McCrory says he should never have had a career in the sport because of serious problems with his eyesight.
The athlete, who became the North East's first boxing world champion in 1989, recently had eye surgery. He says he hid his poor eyesight because he was worried it would have a negative impact on his career. He was speaking at the opening of an eye clinic in Newcastle.
Darlington Boxer Stuart Hall believes his best is yet to come.Read the full story ›