British Boxing Board of Control

Type: Organization
Name: British Boxing Board of Control
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Froch confident of victory

Carl Froch: Confident of Wembley successCarl Froch and George Groves take to the ring again next month in their eagerly-anticipated rematch and Froch has predicted a similar outcome in the Wembley showdown.Froch retained his IBF and WBA super-middleweight ... [Published eMag.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Huffing and Bluffing: Graham blasts Satchell camp for "faffing about" over Butch bout

The Jerviston flyweight is due to face Satchell at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on May 17 after the British Boxing Board of Control ordered a rematch following Baby Butch’s controversial defeat to the Liverpudlian last year.Top promotor Frank Warren won ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Boxer sentenced for film star attack

A champion boxer who assaulted his Bollywood star girlfriend has been given a 12-month community supervision order.Joe Selkirk, 28, from Bootle, admitted pushing Amy Jackson, 23, after winning his WBO European light middleweight title in Liverpool in ... [Published BBC - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Surprise award for firefighter behind Boxcleva scheme

When a father-of-two was invited to a boxing awards ceremony, he had no idea he would end up being one of the stars of the show.Bob Williams, who runs Boxcleva, in the Hertswood Centre, Borehamwood, was presented with the first ever Dean Powell memorial ... [Published This is Local London - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Highlander targets a mouth-watering bout with Holyfield

Custom byline text:JIM BLACK IT would have been a David and Goliath battle a few years back. But Highland heavyweight boxer Gary Cornish hopes he has more than a fighting chance of taking on and beating former world champion Evander Holyfield. The American-born ... [Published Herald Scotland - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 18 2014 - 1 reports

I'm no drugs cheat, insists Fury

Tyson Fury has insisted he is clean and has welcomed the British Boxing Board of Control to test him "as often as they like" in the build up to his rematch with Dereck Chisora ... [Published ESPN.co.uk News - Mar 18 2014]
First reported Mar 15 2014 - Updated Mar 15 2014 - 1 reports

George Groves promises to 'verbally bully' Carl Froch before rematch | Kevin Mitchell

The Londoner has fuelled the fire in the buildup to their Wembley fight, claiming he could sign with his opponent's promoter George Groves says he is going to "verbally bully" Carl Froch all the way to their rematch at Wembley Stadium on 31 May – and ... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Mar 15 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 12 2014 - 1 reports

George Groves asks for ‘neutral officials’

George Groves says he will not fight Carl Froch unless the British Boxing Board of Control appoints “neutral officials” for their rematch at Wembley Stadium.Froch retained his WBC and IBF titles with a ninth-round stoppage against Groves in Manchester ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 4 reports

Groves wants non-British officials for Froch re-match

By | AFP  –George Groves is demanding non-British officials for his world title re-match with Carl Froch at London's Wembley Stadium on May 31.The two Britons collide for Froch?s World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 10 2014 - 1 reports

The day's news in pictures: March 10 2014

:06The day’s biggest stories from the UK and around the world in picturesThe correct time is shown on the Official Glasgow 2014 Countdown Clock in Glasgow Central Station, Scotland, as it is switched on by Glasgow 2014 Ambassador Michael Jamieson. The ... [Published Coventry Telegraph - Mar 10 2014]
First reported Feb 22 2014 - Updated Feb 23 2014 - 1 reports

Curtis Woodhouse wins British light-welterweight title – and retires

• Former footballer beats Darren Hamilton on a split decision• Boxer retires immediately after the fight When Curtis Woodhouse made his father a death-bed promise that he would one day be a British boxing champion, he can hardly have envisaged the ... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Feb 22 2014]
First reported Feb 11 2014 - Updated Feb 11 2014 - 1 reports

Sporting punch-ups of the 1980s

Featuring Piquet v Salazar, Fashanu v Anderson, Kaylor v Christie, Lillee v Miandad and Wales v England Sport hurts. Be it emotional pain or physical pain, sport tends to hit you where it hurts. Throw people and teams together in competition, and you ... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Feb 11 2014]

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...noting that just because someone is a champion doesn't mean they're the best or that they have faced the best competition – such is the danger of "to be the man you've got to beat the man" style lineal belts) and I'm not going to disparage anyone's attempts to do so...
...Top of his list to fight five-time champion Holyfield is Cornish, from Inverness. Warren's spokesman said: "An enquiry has been made to Holyfield's camp and they are interested. An application will also shortly be lodged with the BritishBritish Boxing Board of Control. "We think Cornish is a great prospect and someone worth getting behind. A fight of this magnitude would propel him into the limelight." Cornish's manager, Tommy Gilmour added: "Holyfield is one of those being mentioned as a possible opponent for Gary and it would represent a huge step up for him. "It is also in the plans for Gary to spar with Dereck Chisora again in the build-up to his fight with Tyson Fury for the vacant British title in July. Gary may also get a spot on the Chisora undercard in Manchester for a title of some description." Holyfield has not boxed since defeating Denmark's Brian Nielsen in May 2"
"It makes a mockery of the BritishBritish Boxing Board of Control with one of the biggest fights in British boxing history and they (the Groves camp) are saying we have to have neutral officials for it."
"I don't believe in fate, but I do believe in everything happening for a reason."

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Froch confident of victory [Published eMag.co.uk - Apr 15 2014]
Huffing and Bluffing: Graham blasts Satchell ca... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 10 2014]
Boxer sentenced for film star attack [Published BBC - Apr 07 2014]
Surprise award for firefighter behind Boxcleva ... [Published This is Local London - Mar 20 2014]
Boxing has too many champions and belts, but it... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Mar 19 2014]
Highlander targets a mouth-watering bout with H... [Published Herald Scotland - Mar 19 2014]
I'm no drugs cheat, insists Fury [Published ESPN.co.uk News - Mar 18 2014]
George Groves promises to 'verbally bully' Carl... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Mar 15 2014]
George Groves asks for ‘neutral officials’ [Published Taipei Times Online - Mar 11 2014]
Groves wants non-British officials for Froch re... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Mar 10 2014]
The day's news in pictures: March 10 2014 [Published Coventry Telegraph - Mar 10 2014]
WATCH: Froch And Groves Involved In Pre-Fight S... [Published Huffington Post UK - Mar 10 2014]
The day's news in pictures: March 10 2014 [Published North Wales Daily Post - Mar 10 2014]
George Groves insists on neutral officials for ... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Mar 10 2014]
Curtis Woodhouse wins British light-welterweigh... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Feb 22 2014]
Carl Froch and George Groves on course for reco... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Feb 12 2014]
Sporting punch-ups of the 1980s [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Feb 11 2014]
Groves wants Froch bout deemed no contest [Published ESPN.co.uk News - Feb 04 2014]
British Boxing Board support decision to end Fr... [Published ESPN.co.uk News - Nov 25 2013]
Dundee boxer Ronnie Clark prepares for return t... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - Nov 14 2013]
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