Results tagged “boxing”



Boxing is the ideal sport for Wharfers with a competitive streak according to fight promotor Mickey Helliet, who's helping to set up a five-star gym in Limehouse.


Our fitness columnist Laura Williams heads to Canary Riverside's Virgin Active to find out about Nicola Adams's new boxing classes

Looking to put a spring in your exercise step this Autumn? You could do a whole lot worse than boxing.

anthonyjoshua.jpgAnthony Joshua made light work of his first professional bout in a great night of boxing at The O2 on Saturday.

The 6ft 6ins tall Londoner secured a first round victory after the referee stopped the fight when the previously unbeaten Emanuele Leo was knocked down in the first round.

Excel hosts world's top boxing amateurs

By Rob Virtue on June 11, 2012 9:40 AM |


Croatian Filip Hrgovic won the heavyweight crown to round off an explosive night of boxing in the WSB World Championships at the Excel centre on Saturday.

The 20-year-old fighter, who represents Paris United, comfortably held off Ruslan Myrsatayev of Kazhakstan.

Boxers prepare for Excel final

By Rob Virtue on June 6, 2012 2:14 PM |

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The world's top amateur boxers are heading to the Excel Centre this weekend.

Just weeks after staging the team final of the World Series Boxing won by Dolce and Gabbana Milano Thunder, the venue will be hosting the individual championships with five bouts taking place on Saturday evening.