Danny Hughes on life after Prizefighter

November 1, 2009 0

In the three weeks or so since the last Prizefighter competition finished we’re clearer about one or two things.  For instance, we know that Danny Williams remains British champion – but appears to have little punch resistance left.  While, it’s also clear that Audley Harrison still gets the job done […]

Hunter Vs Booth – who wins?

October 15, 2009 0

When the fighting’s finished, so could be a career at title level, after Jason Booth and Michael Hunter have contested the British super bantamweight title, in what should be a cracking fight, on October the 16th in Sunderland.  With both boxers aged 31, and with long careers behind them, this […]

Ferguson’s fighting fit

October 14, 2009 0

Dave Ferguson, along with the likes of Danny Hughes and Chris Burton, is one of the North East’s heavyweight boxing hopes. Currently striving to break through into the higher echelons of the domestic heavyweight scene, Ferguson, birthplace North Shields, has recently concentrated his efforts on improving his conditioning. Back in […]

Truscott Vs Simpson – the rematch – who wins?

September 3, 2009 0

Imagine being engrossed in a great book, only to discover that the last chapter’s missing.  A boxing equivalent would be watching January 2009’s Commonwealth featherweight title fight between John Simpson and Paul Truscott.  With this all-action, finely balanced bout about to enter the crucial stage to determine the winner, the […]

Dave Ferguson: Living the dream

August 3, 2009 0

Martin Rogan knows a tough man when he’s hit by one. So when the ex-Commonwealth champion says that Newcastle’s Dave Ferguson gave him his toughest fight during the first Prizefighter competition then take it as read that the aforementioned, Mr Ferguson, is one tough Geordie.  It’s interesting times for boxing […]

Seaburn Centre, Sunderland (10th July 2009)

July 10, 2009 0

A packed audience at the Seaburn Centre in Sunderland tonight enjoyed a quality evening of professional boxing headlined by a contest for the British super flyweight title, and with the rest of the bill containing a host of boxers from the North East, including the third professional fight in the career […]

Cuban-Geordies showcase their skills (28th February 2009)

February 28, 2009 0

A touch of the Caribbean came to North East England tonight as three ‘Cuban-Geordies’ showcased their skills under the domed ceiling of the Lightfoot Centre in Newcastle on 28 February. The first Cuban into the ring tonight, dwarfed by trainer Glenn McCrory, was bantamweight  Alexei Acosta, who, in turn, towered […]

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