Cox is coming home

Swindon Advertiser: Jamie Cox, right, tries to find a way through against Matiouze Royer

5:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

JAMIE Cox is back and will make his return at the Swindon Oasis the Advertiser can reveal.

Watkins’ pro debut has Paddy filled with pride

Swindon Advertiser: Luke Watkins

5:30am Tuesday 16th September 2014

PADDY Fitzpatrick will be the proudest man in London on Saturday night as Luke Watkins makes his professional debut.

Young going back to the Cobra’s pit

Swindon Advertiser: BOXING LIVE: Young claims Intercontinental title

5:30am Saturday 13th September 2014

Kelvin Young will return to Sheffield at the end of the month to start sparring with IBF and WBA super-middleweight champion Carl Froch.

Kelv to lead Swindon's super seven

Swindon Advertiser: Open Door manager Jenny Stacey, left, boxer Kelvin Young, Open Door deputy manager Pat Wining and promoter Keith Mayo with the cheque

5:30am Thursday 11th September 2014

PENHILL’S Kelvin Young is likely to lead a line up of seven local professional fighters in Swindon on November 1.

Doors opening for Duke

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

LUKE Watkins may not have thrown a punch in anger as professional boxer, but the Swindon cruiserweight will make his second outing on a world title bill in Germany.

Grafter Bennett knows he can’t be ducked forever

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

LAWRENCE Bennett is determined to put himself in a mandatory position to fight for the a British title after missing out on a clash with champion Ovill McKenzie.

Garvey could get hometown debut

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

GARVEY Kelly could make his professional debut in Swindon according to his trainer Paddy Fitzpatrick.

Groves puts weight behind Swindon stars

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Tuesday 26th August 2014

GEORGE Groves is hoping that his profile will help open doors for Garvey Kelly and Luke Watkins as they make their way into professional boxing.

Young on the verge of securing a world title shot

Swindon Advertiser: Open Door manager Jenny Stacey, left, boxer Kelvin Young, Open Door deputy manager Pat Wining and promoter Keith Mayo with the cheque

8:10pm Sunday 24th August 2014

KELVIN Young is on the verge of a world title shot after the new IBO super-middleweight champion Donovan George verbally agreed to the fight.

Watkins to raise money for his local community

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

LUKE Watkins and Paddy Fitzpatrick are planning to raise funds for a local community project ahead of their September 20 professional debut.

Groves 'wouldn't want to face Garvey'

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

GARVEY Kelly has been given a ringing endorsement from his manager George Groves as he prepares to turn professional this autumn.

America calling for Young

Swindon Advertiser: Open Door manager Jenny Stacey, left, boxer Kelvin Young, Open Door deputy manager Pat Wining and promoter Keith Mayo with the cheque

5:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

KELVIN Young will travel to America today hoping to land himself a world title shot.

Town cruiserweights Watkins and Bennett keen on showdown

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 20th August 2014

LAWRENCE Bennett and Luke Watkins are on course for an almighty collision in a battle of the Swindon cruiserweights.

Cox told to step it up

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 11th August 2014

JAMIE Cox’s trainer John Costello has called on his fighter to fulfil his potential as he nears another comeback.

Talented Garvey to join the paid ranks

Swindon Advertiser:

11:26am Tuesday 12th August 2014

PADDY Fitzpatrick has likened Garvey Kelly to rising super-middleweight star Callum Smith as he prepares to turn professional.

Watkins to make pro debut at Wembley Arena

Swindon Advertiser:

11:24am Tuesday 12th August 2014

LUKE Watkins will make his professional debut on the undercard of George Groves’ comeback fight.

Injured Martin eager to vent his frustrations

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon boxer Ryan Martin

5:30am Thursday 7th August 2014

RYAN Martin has warned that someone will feel his wrath when he finally gets the all clear to return to the ring.

Horseshoe handed Lottery grant

Swindon Advertiser: George Richardson works out with coach Brian Roberts

5:30am Tuesday 5th August 2014

HORSESHOE Amateur Boxing Club are celebrating after being awarded an £8,500 grant.

Boxer Martin eyeing up an autumn comeback

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon boxer Ryan Martin

3:54pm Friday 29th August 2014

Ryan Martin says there will be no stopping him from making his return to the ring this autumn.

Farnan reacts after 'death certificate' jibe by Hobbs

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Kelvin Young with trainer Rich Farnan

5:30am Thursday 31st July 2014

RICHARD Farnan has promised Tariq Quaddus will hurt Chris Hobbs after the Southampton boxer took to social media to claim the Swindon fighter has ‘signed his death certificate’.

Bharj is set for a fresh start under Mayo

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Wednesday 30th July 2014

KEITH Mayo says that Danny Bharj is a changed man after signing on him on a professional contract again.

Bennett won't take step backwards

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon boxer Lawrence Bennett in action last night

5:30am Saturday 26th July 2014

LAWRENCE Bennett says he will not take a step backwards as he waits to discover if he will get his shot at the British cruiserweight title.

Martin is hoping to end injury nightmare

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon boxer Ryan Martin

5:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

RYAN Martin will hope to finally get to the bottom of his hand injury which has put his fledgling professional boxing career on hold.

Hughes keen to banish his Southern Area woes

Swindon Advertiser: Joe Hughes celebrates after winning the International Masters belt

5:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

JOE Hughes says that he is fighting fit again after illness thwarted his chance at a shot at the Southern Area light-welterweight title.

Tariq faces his toughest test to date with Hobbs

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 21st July 2014

TARIQ Quaddus will face his toughest test yet when he returns to the ring at the end of next month.

Groves to take on Rebrasse in WBC title elminator

Swindon Advertiser: George Groves at Fritzpatrick boxing club

12:36pm Tuesday 8th July 2014

SWINDON-trained boxer George Groves is to return to the ring in a WBC title eliminator against Christopher Rebrasse.

Young bids to bring boxing back to Penhill

Swindon Advertiser: Boxer Kelvin Young has  been making the headlines since 2000

5:30am Tuesday 8th July 2014

SWINDON’S IBO intercontinental super-middleweight champion Kelvin Young has launched a bid to bring boxing back to Penhill.

WHITE COLLAR: Cruiserweight Grant keeps Neilson Promotions’ strap with a second round TKO

Swindon Advertiser:

5:30am Monday 7th July 2014

‘SUGAR’ Shawn Grant dispatched Danny Brennan in impressive style to retain his cruiserweight title in the Neilson Promotions’ headline contest.

Quaddus tipped for the top

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon boxer Tariq Quaddus

5:30am Monday 30th June 2014

TARIQ Quaddus is being tipped for the top after a week of stellar sparring.

Williams makes a shock whitecollar return

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon boxer Phil Williams

5:30am Monday 30th June 2014

PHIL Williams makes a surprise return to the whitecollar boxing scene on Saturday night at Neilson Promotions’ latest show.

Cruiserweight star tops the bill

Swindon Advertiser: Shawn Grant

5:30am Monday 30th June 2014

UNDEFEATED cruiserweight champion Shawn Grant headlines Neilson Promotions’ whitecollar show on Saturday night at the Oasis Leisure Centre.

Farnan eyes world shot for Young

Swindon Advertiser: Richard Farnon (right) with his champion charge Kelvin Young

5:30am Friday 27th June 2014

KELVIN Young could be in line for a shock world title tilt in his next fight if Richard Farnan gets his way.

SPECIAL REPORT: Safety is paramount for whitecollar promotors

Swindon Advertiser: Action from a recent Neilson's Promotions show

5:30am Wednesday 25th June 2014

NEILSON Promotions have defended the sport of unlicensed boxing following the tragic death of a whitecollar fighter in Nottingham.

Time is right for Watkins to turn professional

Swindon Advertiser: Luke Watkins

5:30am Tuesday 24th June 2014

LUKE Watkins is ready to leave the amateurs ranks behind and turn professional with fellow Swindonian and Southern Area champion Lawrence Bennett already in his sights.

On the Hunt for glory

Swindon Advertiser: Drew Hunt

5:30am Tuesday 24th June 2014

DORCAN schoolboy Drew Hunt can look forward to the new boxing season with high hopes after a successful first season in a Walcot vest, writes Dave Veysey.

More top sparring for Tariq

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon boxer Tariq Quaddus

5:30am Monday 23rd June 2014

TARIQ Quaddus is set to return Bolton today for a second sparring session with hot super-middleweight prospect Callum Smith.

Cameron's bid to face Young scuppered by the IBO

Swindon Advertiser: Boxer’s a hit with charity

5:30am Wednesday 18th June 2014

LIAM Cameron’s hopes of persuading Kelvin Young to defend his IBO inter-continental title against him are dead in the water after the governing body said that they would not make the contest an eliminator for the world title.

Cox looking to return to the light-middleweight division

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Jamie Cox

5:30am Tuesday 17th June 2014

JAMIE Cox insists that he is looking to return to the light-middleweight division when he makes his return to the ring this autumn.

Walcot youngster Hunt secures BoxCup success

5:30am Tuesday 17th June 2014

WALCOT boxer Drew Hunt won the gold medal for his age group at under 38kgs in the first-ever Bristol BoxCup last weekend, writes Dave Veysey.

Young Gun's camp reject Cameron's call

Swindon Advertiser: Richard Farnon (right) with his champion charge Kelvin Young

10:02am Saturday 14th June 2014

KELVIN Young’s trainer Richard Farnan has said that they have no intention of facing Liam Cameron.

IBO youth champion says to Young Gun: ‘I want you’

Swindon Advertiser: Liam Cameron wants to fight Swindon’s Kelvin Young

5:30am Friday 13th June 2014

KELVIN Young is being called out to defend his IBO super-middleweight inter-continental title by Liam Cameron.

Cox set to return and is after the British title

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon's Jamie Cox

5:30am Thursday 12th June 2014

JAMIE Cox is planning to make his return to the ring this autumn with his eyes firmly set on earning a shot at the British title.

McKenzie keen to dodge Bad Boy clash

Swindon Advertiser: Swindon boxer Lawrence Bennett in action last night

5:30am Wednesday 11th June 2014

NEW British cruiserweight champion Ovill McKenzie has set his heart on fighting for a world title rather than facing Lawrence Bennett.

I get knocked down... but I get up again

Swindon Advertiser: I get knocked down... but I get up again

5:30am Monday 9th June 2014

KELVIN Young climbed off floor to successfully defend his IBO super-middleweight inter-continental title.

Bad Boy Bennett does good

Swindon Advertiser: Bad Boy Bennett does good

5:30am Monday 9th June 2014

LAWRENCE Bennett has put himself in line for a shot at the British cruiserweight title after split decision victory over Chris Keane.

Tchoffo is up for second go but promoter is not so keen

Swindon Advertiser: Tchoffo is up for second go but promoter is not so keen

5:30am Monday 9th June 2014

FRANCIS Tchoffo says that he would love a rematch with Kelvin Young after his majority points loss on Saturday, but Swindon promoter Keith Mayo sees little chance of that happening.

Lesson learned as Taz wins it

Swindon Advertiser: Lesson learned as Taz wins it

5:30am Monday 9th June 2014

TARIQ Quaddus says that there is plenty that he can learn from his first round fight.

MIKE'S VERDICT: Kelvin wakes us after the snoozefest

5:30am Monday 9th June 2014

LAWRENCE Bennett promised there would fireworks at the Oasis Leisure Centre on Saturday night, and boy did we get them.

Young climbs off floor to successfully defend his title

Swindon Advertiser: BOXING LIVE: Young claims Intercontinental title

12:05am Sunday 8th June 2014

KELVIN Young climbed off the canvas to claim a majority points success over Francis Tchoffo.

LIVE BOXING: Kelvin Young gunning for glory

Swindon Advertiser: BOXING LIVE: Young claims Intercontinental title

5:38pm Saturday 7th June 2014

Join sports reporter Michael Reeves for all the action from the Oasis Leisure Centre as Kelvin Young defends his IBO super-middleweight inter-continental title against Cameroon-born Frenchman Francis Tchoffo, plus all the bouts from the undercard including Lawrence Bennett and Tariq Quaddus.



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