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Saturday, August 6, 2016
Lawrence Okolie is announced as the winner of his semi-final bout at the European Qualifying competition in Turkey. Pic: AIBA

Hackney heavyweight believes moving to Dagenham BC helped him become an elite and he is desperate to make his people proud in Brazil

Frank Buglioni (left) in action against Fedor Chudinov in the WBA world super-middleweight championship bout at Wembley SSE Arena (pic: Adam Davy/PA)

Rivals set to meet in Manchester next month

Lawrence Okolie booked his spot at Rio after winning gold at the European Qualifying event in Turkey (pic: AIBA)

Hackney heavyweight isn’t that experienced, but has already demonstrated his huge potential over the last few years

Conor Benn looks ahead to his second fight as a professional (pic; Steve Welsh)

‘Dad says fans are among the best’

‘The Fight Business’ to go on show

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
The Fight Business exhibition is to open later this month

Fight fans have chance to see gallery from 1980s

Benn blitzes to victory

Sunday, April 10, 2016
Conor Benn hits out against Ivailo Boyanov on his professional debut (pic: Lawrence Lustig)

Debutant lands first round knockout

Newham's Jimmy Sains is chasing a national title

Police act on intelligence

Matchroom Boxing Foundation named as official partner of England Boxing Elite National Championsips (pic: Paul Currie).

Eddie Hearn delighted to be able to support tournament taking place at end of April

Conor Benn set for pro boxing debut

Thursday, March 31, 2016
Conor Benn, son of Nigel, has signed with Matchroom Boxing (pic: Matchroom Boxing)

Son of Nigel signs with Machroom

Davies gets English title date

Friday, March 25, 2016
Ohara Davies hits out on his way to victory over Dame Seck in September 2015 (pic: Lawrence Lustig)

Step up for former Repton amateur

Tony Burns at the Repton club

Dave Evans meets legend of east London boxing, the great Tony Burns MBE

Mitchell retires from boxing

Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Kevin Mitchell is helped to his feet by Tony Smis after being knocked down by Ismael Barroso during their interim WBA world lightweight title bout at the O2 Arena (pic: Nick Potts/PA)

Local fighter hangs up his gloves and looks to training future stars

Martin, Hibbert ready to rumble

Friday, January 29, 2016
John Wayne Hibbert and Tommy Martin meet at the Copper Box this weekend (pic: Lawrence Lustig)

Super-lightweights relishing title showdown

Big night for Johnny’s boys

Thursday, January 21, 2016
Johnny Greaves and George Hennon

Fighting Talk by Johnny Greaves

New world champion Billy Joe Saunders (centre) made his return to the West Ham gym where he was joined by a quartet of fighters who appear on next week's York Hall bill (from left) Archie Sharpe, Ben Smith, Sam McNess and Eddie Hussein

Youngster inspired by world champion

Jose Lopes (left) with British and Commonwealth heavyweight king Anthony Joshua

Three big shows in two-week spell

Mik Basi holds a special achievement award presented by brother Jumbo at a Fairbairn dinner show

Globe-trotting official clocks up miles

Johnny Greaves’ Fighting Talk

Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Billy Joe Saunders celebrates winning the WBO world middleweight title at Manchester Arena (pic: Richard Sellers/PA)

‘One of best years for British boxing’

Mitchell: No more messing about

Friday, December 11, 2015
Kevin Mitchell skipping in the ring during Monday's open session (pic: LAWRENCE LUSTIG)

Lightweight ready to rule world

Fighting Talk: Johnny Greaves

Thursday, December 10, 2015
Johnny Greaves with George Hennon

East Ham stalwart discusses his early days in the ring

Repton won two golds and a silver at the Golden Girl Championships in Sweden

Members pick up medals against top European rivals

Kevin Mitchell.  (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Londoner meets Venezuelan KO king on December 12

It’s my time says McKenzie

Thursday, October 1, 2015
Ovill McKenzie has a world title shot (pic: Lawrence Lustig)

‘Upsetter’ chasing world glory

Colin McMillan is hosting a special show for former club Barking

Former world champion hosts annual fund-raiser

Buglioni expects toughest night

Thursday, September 24, 2015
Frank Buglioni is bidding for a world title this weekend

World title chance for Londoner

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