Anthony "Babyface" Nelson is topping the bill in this weekend's 'Summer Rumble' at the Stadium of Light in Sunderland
The Olympic bronze medallist Tony Jeffries has been forced to retire after injuries to both hands.
County Durham boxer Bradley Saunders will have his fourth professional fight on Saturday night
Sedgefield boxer Bradley Saunders is hoping to put on a good show in front of a home crowd tonight.
The light-welterweight fighter, 27, is competing against Hungary's Gyorgy Mizsei at Gateshead Leisure Centre this evening.
As Saunders now lives and trains in Spain, this will be his first competitive match in the North East since turning professional in February 2012.
Darlington could be home to a world champion boxer next month. Stuart Hall will attempt to win the vacant IBF World Bantamweight title.
The fight has come about in slightly controversial circumstances. But Hall is hoping that one man's loss could be another man's gain.
Darlington boxer Stuart Hall is hoping to win the IBF World Bantamweight title next month.
The 33-year-old is fighting South Africa's Vusi Malinga at the First Direct Arena on December 21.
Savannah Marshall, from Hartlepool, posted on Twitter after winning gold in the Women's EU Boxing Championships.
2013 European Union Champion :) Thanks for all the msgs, can't wait to get home now!
The boxer Savannah Marshall, from Hartlepool, has won gold at the Women's EU Championships in Hungary. Savannah, who is also the current 75kg world champion, beat Nouchka Fontjin on points.
That title fight in full - Lee Haskins stopped Newcastle's Martin Ward in the fifth round at the City Academy.
The boxer Tony Jeffries from Sunderland has announced his retirement due to injuries to both hands. Last month he spoke to our Sports Correspondent Simon O'Rourke about his options if he were forced to quit the sport.