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Saturday, October 11, 2014

Olympic champion chases first professional title

Broad Street's Oghor Obakponovwe and coach Johnny Gleed

Broad Street boxer crowned London champion

Collins excited over Buglioni return

Thursday, September 18, 2014
Frank Buglioni (right) is in action at York Hall on Saturday

New trainer is looking for a big performance

Anthony Joshua (right) is trained by Tony Sims at his Hainault gym (Pic: Lawrence Lustig)

London 2012 Olympic star says time with Klitschko is invaluable

Sammy McCarthy celebrates winning the British featherweight title in 1954 with trainer Snowy Buckingham and manager Jack King

Stepney fighter who became east London’s big boxing hero of the 1950s

Repton's Charlie Edwards (red) in action for England against Scotland's Reece McFadden during the 52kg competition at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow (Pic: Peter Byrne/PA)

Bethnal Green boxer’s medal hopes shattered

Reptons Glasgow-bound Charlie Edwards (left)  Pic: Chris Bevan

21-year-old aims to add his name to great Repton gold winners of the past

Harvey Horn has answered the call and will join the Repton Select squad to face an Azerbaijani team at York Hall on Friday

Azerbaijani team are tough opponents

Boxers to remember Mickey

Friday, March 21, 2014
A charity boxing show is being held at East Ham Working Mens Club (pic; Philip Sharkey/TGSPHOTO)

East Ham WMC to stage charity event

Coyle calls out Mitchell

Thursday, February 20, 2014
Kevin Mitchell (right) is wanted by Tommy Coyle

“I think Kevin is ready for the taking”, says Coyle

Billy Joe Saunders is backing Trad TKO Gym mate Marianne Marston for success (pic: Gianluca Di Caro)

Saunders shows support for Marston title bid

Upton excited about next challenge

Friday, February 14, 2014
Paul Upton (right) returns to the ring next month (pic: Gianluca Di Caro)

Trad TKO youngster preparing for third professional outing

Repton four bidding for finals

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Repton's Billy Beer and Joe Kelleher celebrate

Quartet chasing title showdowns

Monkhouse ready for ring return

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Frankie Monkhouse (right) is set for his sixth professional fight next month

Newham-based Scot booked for York Hall action

Fighter Freddie Turner goes for Gold

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Freddie Turner (right) Picture by Gianluca (Rio) Di Caro

Southern Area Champion is aiming for championship honours

Kevin Mitchell (right) strikes Karim El Ouazghari during his IBF Intercontinental lightweight title defence. Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images

Kevin Mitchell says he’s back in love with boxing and ready for a third world title shot after despatching Karim El Ouazghari in a technical count out (TCO) at the ExCel Arena last night.

Leonard Bundu knocks Lee Purdy down during their European welterweight title bout at the ExCel Arena. Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images

Lee Purdy failed in his bid for the European welterweight title in London as veteran Italian Leonard Bundu retained the belt with a 12th-round stoppage.

Anthony Ogogo (left) and Dan Blackwell face off at the weigh-in. Photo: Lawrence Lustig/Matchroom Sport

Anthony Ogogo will fight at the ExCeL London on Saturday night for the first time since winning a middleweight bronze medal at the London 2012 Olympics.

Martin Murray (left) in action with Jorge Navarro last year. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Martin Murray has big plans for 2014 but knows he must first get past Belarusian Sergey Khomitsky at the ExCeL London on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports.

Lee Purdy (left) in action with Cosme Rivera. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Lee Purdy has vowed to show he has become a different fighter since losing to Devon Alexander when he challenges Italian Leonard Bundu for the European Welterweight title the ExCeL London on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports.

Kevin Mitchell and Karim El Ouazghari. Picture: Lawrence Lustig/Matchroom Sport

Kevin Mitchell wants to do a demolition job on Karim El Ouazghari but says the late change of opponent doesn’t mean he will have an easier fight when he defends his IBF Inter-Continental Lightweight title at the ExCeL London on Saturday night.

Freddie wins York Hall thriller

Saturday, October 26, 2013
Freddie Turner

Turner has his eye on further glories

The Upton boys show some brotherly glove

Thursday, October 17, 2013

Boxing brothers set to share the same ring

Stevens ready to step up

Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Joe Stevens is ready for his professional debut out of the Trad TKO gym in Canning Town (Pic: Gianluca Rio Di Caro)

Trad TKO Gym set to unveil latest young pro

Anthony Joshua next to Tony Sims (left) with his training team and promoter Eddie Hearn (wearing suit). Photo: Lawrence Lustig

East London manager/trainer Tony Sims could afford a satisfied smile at the 02 Arena last Saturday after the success of Anthony Joshua and Kevin Mitchell suggested he could be building the most successful stable in British boxing.

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