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Son of British fight legend Ricky Hatton – Campbell Hatton Turns PRO With Matchroom Boxing

Campbell Hatton, son of Manchester’s two-weight World Champion Ricky Hatton, has signed a multi-fight promotional deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing and will make his professional debut in February 2021. The 19-year-old Manchester City fanatic will kick off life in the paid ranks at Super-Featherweight under the guidance of his uncle Matthew, a former World […]

London Prize Ring Rules

London Prize Ring Rules, where originally created in 1743 by Jack Broughton (the 3rd Heavyweight champion in England’s history), who to many, was known as the father of English boxing. He also invented the first boxing gloves called “Mufflers”, which were used for training, but his set of rules governed bare-knuckle boxing.  His Rules lasted until 1838 […]

The Marquess of Queensberry Rules

The Marquess of Queensberry rules, often referred to as “Queensberry rules”   is the code of accepted rules that currently govern the sport of boxing all over the world.  They were written by John Graham Chambers, and published in 1867, however,  John Douglas, 9th Marquess of Queensberry was the first publicly endorse the code, which is why they took the name “Marquess of Queensberry”. Although […]

The American Fair Play Rules

The American Fair Play Rules were written by David Blanchard in 1888, based off of the Marquess of Queensberry rules.  These rules were considered to address the most objectionable parts of the Queensberry rules, they were thought to be a safer, and fairer set of rules.  Being designed for amateur fighting, with their safety first nature, The […]


Brooklyn star believes her record-breaking achievements will inspire new generation.   Amanda Serrano wants her legacy to inspire the next generation of girls to take up boxing as she prepares to challenge for World title honors in a seventh weight class when she faces Eva Voraberger for the WBO Super-Flyweight title at the Hulu Theater […]

Can Verdejo live up to the hype?

In 2012, following an Olympic run that saw him fall short to two-time Olympic Gold medalist Vasyl Lomachenko in the quarterfinals, Felix “The Diamond” Verdejo was a highly touted prospect coming out of the iconic boxing cultured island of Puerto Rico. He is rumored to have received the highest sign-on bonus that had ever been […]

New Rocky Theory: Apollo Foresees Future

Now that CREED hits theaters November 25th, fans will start looking for signs in the previous Rocky movies to connect Apollo with his youngest son Adonis. The new film is masterfully crafted by Ryan Coogler and Aaron Covington.   In previous interviews with Stallone, Coogler, and Covington, we know for a fact that this was […]