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Saturday, October 26, 2019

Hackney cruiserweight Lawrence Okolie's rapid rise continued on Saturday, dethroning European champion Yves Ngabu with a seventh-round stoppage at the O2 Arena.

A brutal KO stretched Ilford's Conor Benn's unbeaten run at the O2 Arena on Saturday.

Welcome to live coverage of tonight's boxing at the O2 Arena. Dereck Chisora and Lawrence Okolie are in action.

Repton lightweight Caroline Dubois has returned with another gold medal won at the European Youth Championships.

Hackney super-bantamweight Lucien Reid came agonisingly close to being crowned British champion as he was held to a draw with holder Brad Foster.

A series of workshops aimed at coaches who want to make boxing at their clubs more inclusive is being launched later this year.

Youngbloods celebrated a double at the London Basketball Challenge Cup at the weekend.

Local cruiserweight rivals Lawrence Okolie and Wadi Camacho fought for British and Commonwealth belts in March, not get new title bouts against unbeaten rivals.

Anthony Yarde was beaten - and then boosted - by WBO light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev after a thrilling title battle in Russia on Saturday.

Britain's Anthony Yarde produced a brave fight against Sergey Kovalev before being knocked out in the 11th round of their WBO light-heavyweight title fight in Chelyabinsk on Saturday night.

Lawrence Okolie banked 'very important rounds' at the weekend ahead of his European title bid, according to promoter Eddie Hearn.

Lawrence Okolie's march towards international honours continued at the O2 Arena with a TKO victory over Mariano Angel Gudino.

The Limehouse Boxing Academy youngster claimed a gold medal at the famous event at Alexandra Palace

Unbeaten young British pair due to meet on Frank Warren show at The O2 on July 13

Teenagers Madalin Potop and Leomar Marte impressed against Liverpool boxers in May

Lawrence Okolie will defend his British and Commonwealth cruiserweight titles against Jack Massey in Manchester later this summer.

Conor Benn will headline his first ever show at the legendary York Hall in Bethnal Green next month.

An all-star line-up of student athletes from a variety of sports will be honoured at University of East London's annual sports celebration tonight (Wednesday).

The latest boxing news from Tower Hamlets

The latest boxing news from Tower Hamlets

The London prospect caught the eye in Cardiff and defeated two Welsh opponents

The latest boxing news from the local area

Canning Town-based trainer will hope to guide British heavyweight to another win

Cruiserweight Lawrence Okolie 'is going to be very difficult to beat' as a world title fight looms, according to promoter Eddie Hearn.

Lawrence Okolie has his eyes on a trip to New York City in the summer to fight for a world title after his win over Wadi Camacho on Saturday.

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