Boxing

  • Jon-Lewis Dickinson backs Ovill McKenzie into the corner. Picture Credit: Dennis Hobson Boxing

    Dickinson loses British Cruiserweight Title but North East boxing has bright future

    June 10, 2014 at 7:00 pm

    Durham’s Jon-Lewis Dickinson lost his British Cruiserweight Title to Ovill McKenzie after a second round knockout. Defeat is a big blow for Dickinson who put everything on the line in this fight and McKenzie’s victory sees him become the British and Commonwealth Cruiserweight Champion. The 28-year-old was hit by McKenzie’s […]

     
  • Bradley Saunders prepares to battle  Ville Piispanen. Picture Credit: Dennis Hobson Boxing

    Frank Warren: “Saunders could be World Champion”

    June 10, 2014 at 5:00 pm

    Bradley Saunders is the new WBO Intercontinental Light Welterweight Champion after knocking out Finn Ville Piispanen in 81 seconds at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena. Promoter Frank Warren believes the man from Sedgefield has a big future after his tenth successive win which includes eight knock outs. “I think he’s a […]

     
  • Paul Butler Wins IBF World Bantamweight Belt. Picture Credit: Joe Pearson.

    Stuart Hall loses IBF World Bantamweight Title to Paul Butler

    June 10, 2014 at 3:00 pm

    Paul Butler is the new IBF Bantamweight Champion of the World after beating Darlington’s Stuart Hall on points at Newcastle’s Metro Radio Arena. Both fighters were level after two judges’ scorecards but the final judge scored at 117-111 in the challenger’s favour. Butler expressed his delight at becoming a World […]