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Fred Evans suffers Commonwealth Games KO

South Wales Argus: SILVER MEDAL: Newport boxer Fred Evans on his way to victory over number one ranked Egidijus Kavaliauskas

4:17pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

OLYMPIC silver medallist Fred Evans has been forced out of the Commonwealth Games after having his accreditation refused.

Cleverly set for a return to Bellew's backyard

South Wales Argus: Tony Bellew (right) has words with Nathan Cleverly after his WBO International cruiserweight title fight at the Echo Arena, Liverpool

2:52pm Monday 21st July 2014

NATHAN Cleverly’s bid to finally silence long-term rival Tony Bellew will see him once again enter the Lions’ Den, the Argus understands.

Nathan Cleverly vows to silence 'disrespectful' Tony Bellew

South Wales Argus: GRUDGE: Nathan Cleverly, centre, listens to Tony Bellew's taunts at the Echo Arena, Liverpool, on Saturday

3:21pm Monday 14th July 2014

CEFN Fforest star Nathan Cleverly has vowed to silence Tony Bellew on the way to becoming a cruiserweight world champion.

Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew clash after wins in Liverpool

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12:00am Sunday 13th July 2014

CEFN Fforest ace Nathan Cleverly won his second fight at cruiserweight before a verbal sparring session with bitter rival Tony Bellew at ringside.

Newport's Craig Woodruff ready for big stage

South Wales Argus: REMATCH: Craig Woodruff, left, is looking to avenge last year's defeat  to Mitchell Buckland, right

12:00pm Saturday 12th July 2014

NEWPORT lightweight Craig Woodruff is relishing his chance to shine live on Sky Sports tonight when he takes on Olympic champion Luke Campbell, writes Andrew Penman.

Gary Buckland ready to prove the bookies wrong

South Wales Argus: BATTLE: Gary Buckland, left, in action against Stephen Smith last year

11:34am Saturday 12th July 2014

ST JOSEPH’S star Gary Buckland says he’s happy to be the underdog as he takes on Richard Commey for the Commonwealth lightweight title tonight.

Robbie Turley's Welsh title bid ends in defeat

South Wales Argus:

11:44pm Friday 11th July 2014

CEFN Fforest fighter Robbie Turley failed in his bid to win the Welsh featherweight title in Merthyr as hometown hero Dai Davies repeated his triumph of five years ago.

I'll retire Nathan Cleverly, claims bitter rival Tony Bellew

South Wales Argus: BIG HIT: Nathan Cleverly, right, beat Tony Bellew in 2011

12:59pm Friday 11th July 2014

TONY Bellew claims he will beat Julio Cesar Dos Santos at the Echo Arena in Liverpool tomorrow night and then concentrate on ending Nathan Cleverly's career.

I'll give Bellew a proper beating next time, blasts Nathan Cleverly

South Wales Argus: MASTER BLASTER: Nathan Cleverly (left) in action with Robin Krasniqi during the WBO World Light-Heavyweight Championship title fight at Wembley Arena, London.

11:33am Wednesday 9th July 2014

CEFN Fforest boxing star Nathan Cleverly knows that beating Alejandro Valori on Saturday night will lead to a massive British grudge rematch with Tony Bellew – and he’s certain he’ll beat his bitter Liverpool foe again.

Gary Buckland ready to be a Commey basher

South Wales Argus: Gavin Rees (right) in action against Gary Buckland in their WBC International super middleweight title fight at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 17, 2014. See PA story BOXING Cardiff. Photo credit should r

10:31am Wednesday 9th July 2014

ST JOSEPH’S star Gary Buckland believes his experience can put an end to Richard Commey’s perfect record when the pair clash for the Commonwealth lightweight title on Saturday night.

Every fight is like a world title fight now, says Nathan Cleverly

South Wales Argus: DEFEAT: Nathan Cleverly can't afford a repeat of last year's loss to Sergey Kovalev

9:53am Friday 4th July 2014

FORMER world champion Nathan Cleverly says every fight is like a world title contest for him now – and he knows another defeat could end his hopes of a return to the top of the sport.

Newport's Craig Woodruff set for Luke Campbell clash

South Wales Argus: BIG CHANCE: Newport's Craig Woodruff, right

9:47am Thursday 3rd July 2014

NEWPORT boxer Craig Woodruff is set to get a shot at Olympic champion Luke Campbell in Liverpool next week, writes Andrew Penman.

Bellew: I'm not thinking about Nathan Cleverly

South Wales Argus: Boxer Nathan Cleverly during a press conference at The Landmark Hotel, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday June 18, 2013. Photo credit should read: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire
            
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12:25pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Tony Bellew insists he is not thinking about Nathan Cleverly as the pair share top billing on July 12 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, live on Sky Sports.

Calzaghe backing for Cleverly

South Wales Argus: WORLD CHAMP: Nathan Cleverly

12:22pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

NATHAN Cleverly’s bid to become a two-weight world champion has been boosted by support from Wales’ best-ever, Joe Calzaghe.

Torfaen teenager in European boxing championships

South Wales Argus: TOP TALENT: Crimea Jenkins, centre, with coaches Simon Weaver, left, and Tony Williams after winning gold in the Pirkka Cup in Finland

11:46am Wednesday 25th June 2014

TEENAGE Torfaen boxer Crimea Jenkins is flying out to Hungary to box in the European Championships.

Robbie Turley on revenge mission in Welsh title bout

South Wales Argus: TITLE SHOT: Cefn Fforest fighter Robbie Turley, right

3:18pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

CEFN Fforest boxer Robbie Turley will have revenge on his mind when he takes on hometown hero Dai Davies in Merthyr next month.

Nathan Clevery opponent named

South Wales Argus: BIG NIGHT: Nathan Cleverly makes his debut at cruiserweight tonight

3:15pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

GWENT'S former world light-heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly will face Alejandro Emilio Valori at Liverpool's Echo Arena on Saturday, July 12.

Buckland boosted by Flynn and County

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7:31pm Monday 9th June 2014

ST JOES boxing gym star Gary Buckland has been receiving some moral support as he prepares for a Commonwealth title shot, from his friends at Newport County AFC, writes Michael Pearlman.

Enzo Calzaghe blasts Froch and Groves for "worst ever," million pound fight, big interview, part four

South Wales Argus: Joe and Enzo Calzaghe (6792993)

9:41pm Friday 6th June 2014

JOE Calzaghe is set for one of the biggest honours of his career this weekend as he’s inducted into boxing’s hall of fame as a first ballot entrant.

Hopkins was probably my defining win: Joe Calzaghe big interview, part three

South Wales Argus: Joe Calzaghe (6792999)

9:37pm Thursday 5th June 2014

JOE Calzaghe is set for one of the biggest honours of his career this weekend as he’s inducted into boxing’s hall of fame as a first ballot entrant.

Nathan Cleverly's collision with Tony Bellew moves a step closer

4:34pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Tony Bellew and Nathan Cleverly will take another step closer to a rematch as they share top billing at the Echo Arena in Liverpool on July 12, live on Sky Sports – part of a star-studded bill with Rocky Fielding, the Smith brothers and Anthony Joshua MBE.

Did I retire at the right time? My arthritis says yes! Joe Calzaghe big interview, part two

South Wales Argus: Joe Calzaghe  (6792853)

9:07pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

JOE Calzaghe is set for one of the biggest honours of his career this weekend as he’s inducted into boxing’s hall of fame as a first ballot entrant.

Calzaghe: I'd have destroyed Froch, big interview, part one

South Wales Argus: File photo dated 31/05/2014 of Carl Froch knocking down George Groves to win the IBF and WBA World Super Middleweight Title fight at Wembley Stadium, London. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Sunday June 1, 2014. Carl Froch says the crushing right-hand

9:09pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

JOE Calzaghe is set for one of the biggest honours of his career this weekend as he’s inducted into boxing’s hall of fame as a first ballot entrant.

Calzaghe delighted by honour but envious of Froch and Groves

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11:21am Saturday 24th May 2014

GWENT’S greatest ever sportsman Joe Calzaghe is celebrating after receiving a double honour to add to his list of glittering achievements.

Rees lauded by trainers past and present

7:00am Saturday 24th May 2014

TRAINERS past and present have paid tribute to Newbridge’s Gavin Rees after he decided to retire, writes Michael Pearlman.

Cleverly feeling better mentally and physically

South Wales Argus: Nathan Cleverly (left) in action against Shaun Corbin during their WBA Inter-Continental Cruiserweight title at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 17, 2014. See PA story BOXING Cardiff. Photo credit should r

8:10am Wednesday 21st May 2014

NATHAN Cleverly has admitted he's come out of the dark and into the light mentally in a year of change.

Gary Buckland tipped to bounce back

7:03am Wednesday 21st May 2014

GARY Buckland is being tipped to bounce back from defeat to Gavin Rees, writes Michael Pearlman.

Nathan Cleverly now set for back-to-back fights in Liverpool

6:07pm Monday 19th May 2014

NATHAN Cleverly is being lined-up for back-to-back fights in Liverpool in 2014 with the second a blockbuster showdown with Tony Bellew.

Rees steals the show on positive night for Welsh boxing

South Wales Argus: Nathan Cleverly celebrates after beating Shaun Corbin during their WBA Inter-Continental Cruiserweight title at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 17, 2014. See PA story BOXING Cardiff. Photo credit should r

5:00pm Sunday 18th May 2014

IT WAS a night of new beginnings at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena, but it was a man who brought the curtain down on his career who stole the show.

Lee Selby set for world title shot after routine victory

11:19pm Saturday 17th May 2014

LEE SELBY is heading for a world title showdown after winning the fight he really needed to against Romulo Koasicha at the Motorpoint Arena.

Nathan Cleverly wins cruiserweight debut

10:02pm Saturday 17th May 2014

NATHAN Cleverly was back to his ruthless best as he won his debut fight at cruiserweight.

Brilliant Gavin Rees ends career with victory in war of attrition

9:41pm Saturday 17th May 2014

GAVIN Rees brought the curtain down on a glittering, 16-year in-ring career at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena in another war with domestic rival Gary Buckland.

Defeat for Webb but Gwent duo are victorious - Cardiff Boxing

8:26pm Saturday 17th May 2014

Swansea’s Tobias Webb fell victim to a scintillating display from top prospect Callum Smith.

Welsh boxing on the crest of a wave, says Nathan Cleverly

South Wales Argus: STEPPING UP: Nathan Cleverly, left, fights at cruiserweight for the first time this Saturday

2:59pm Saturday 17th May 2014

NATHAN Cleverly says he and Lee Selby can take Welsh boxing to new heights over the next few years, starting in Cardiff tonight.

Nathan Cleverly set for Tony Bellew confrontation tonight

South Wales Argus: BIG NIGHT: Nathan Cleverly makes his debut at cruiserweight tonight

1:17pm Saturday 17th May 2014

FORMER world champion Nathan Cleverly needs a red hot debut at cruiserweight tonight and he must keep his cool afterwards to set up a rematch with bitter rival Tony Bellew.

Gavin Rees aiming to end career on a high

South Wales Argus: LET'S HEAR IT FOR MY BOY!....AN ELATED ENZO CALZAGHE LOFTS UP THE NEW WBA LIGHT-WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION OF THE WORLD, GAVIN REES (6282835)

12:56pm Saturday 17th May 2014

GAVIN Rees bows out of professional boxing after a glittering 16-year career tonight and he’s desperate to avoid going out on a fourth straight defeat.

World title shot so close for Lee Selby

South Wales Argus: TIME TO SHINE: Lee Selby during the WBC International Featherweight Title fight at Craven Park Stadium, Hull shows the destructive form he wants to exhibit on Saturday night at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena

7:08am Saturday 17th May 2014

A WORLD title shot is within touching distance for St Joseph’s star Lee Selby but he knows that Romulo Koasicha will be no pushover tonight, writes Andrew Penman.

Gavin Rees hungry for one last win before letting it all hang out

South Wales Argus: READY TO RETIRE: Former world champ Gavin Rees

11:36am Friday 16th May 2014

FORMER light-welterweight world champion Gavin Rees can’t wait to retire – so he can get fat!

Shawn Corbin targets Nathan Cleverly's 'decaying jaw'

South Wales Argus: WARNING: Shawn Corbin is promising Nathan Cleverly a repeat of his defeat to Sergey Kovalev last summer

10:46am Friday 16th May 2014

NATHAN Cleverly sees him as a stepping stone but Shawn Corbin is warning the Cefn Fforest ace that tomorrow’s showdown in Cardiff could be his first and last at cruiserweight.

That Rocky feeling got me back in the gym, says Nathan Cleverly

9:08am Friday 16th May 2014

FORMER light-heavyweight world champion Nathan Cleverly says he knew he wanted to return to boxing the moment he got that ‘Rocky feeling’, writes Andrew Penman.

Five years left for me, says Gary Buckland

South Wales Argus: BATTLE: Gary Buckland, left, in action against Stephen Smith last year

11:42am Thursday 15th May 2014

ST JOSEPH’S star Gary Buckland says he has a maximum of five years left before he follows Gavin Rees into retirement.

Mitchell Buckland wants to catch Eddie Hearn's eye

South Wales Argus: YOUNG BUCKS: British champion Gary Buckland (left) and his younger brother Mitchell

3:25pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

ST JOSEPH’S boxer Mitchell Buckland is out to impress at Cardiff’s Motorpoint Arena on Saturday as he targets a contract with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom Sport, writes Andrew Penman.

Tony Bellew rematch inevitable, says Nathan Cleverly

South Wales Argus: STEPPING UP: Nathan Cleverly, left, fights at cruiserweight for the first time this Saturday

12:59pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

CEFN Fforest ace Nathan Cleverly says a rematch with bitter rival Tony Bellew is ‘inevitable’ as he prepares to make his debut at cruiserweight on Saturday night – and he’ll repeat his win when they meet again.

Mexican star Romulo Koasicha gunning for Lee Selby

South Wales Argus: WARNING: Lee Selby, right, is facing a tough challenge from Mexican Romulo Koasicha on Saturday

10:58am Tuesday 13th May 2014

ROMULO Koasicha has warned St Joseph's star Lee Selby he’ll end his winning streak when the pair meet in a WBC world featherweight title eliminator at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on Saturday.

Gary Buckland out to ruin Gavin Rees' last hurrah

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11:15am Saturday 10th May 2014

ST JOSEPH’S star Gary Buckland is aiming to send Gavin Rees into retirement with a fourth successive defeat on his record.

Gavin Rees nearly retired before Gary Buckland rematch

11:02pm Thursday 8th May 2014

NEWBRIDGE’S Gavin Rees is ready to retire.... and nearly pulled out of his showdown with Gary Buckland as a result.

Gavin Rees will retire after Gary Buckland rematch

South Wales Argus: READY FOR BATTLE: Gwent’s Gavin Rees, right, who takes on Anthony Crolla tonight

12:22pm Thursday 8th May 2014

Gavin Rees is set to retire after his rematch with Gary Buckland at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on May 17 and the Welshman says he’ll pour his heart and soul into his last pro performance.

Torfaen Warriors boxers heading for Finland

South Wales Argus: TOP TEAM: The Torfaen Warriors boxing team heading for Finland to compete in the Pirkka Cup and, inset, four-time Welsh champion Michael Fisher is also on the trip

10:59am Thursday 8th May 2014

IT'S another busy week for Torfaen Warriors Boxing Club as coach Simon Weaver takes his fighters to Finland for the Pirkka Cup.

St Joseph's star Lee Selby making a name for himself in America

South Wales Argus: BIG NIGHT: Lee Selby is preparing for his world title eliminator in Cardiff on May 17

5:34pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

ST JOSEPH'S star Lee Selby is making a name for himself in America with his latest title fight to be screened across the US.

US sparring prepares Lee Selby for world title eliminator

South Wales Argus: BIG NIGHT: Lee Selby is preparing for his world title eliminator in Cardiff on May 17

5:27pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

ST JOSEPH'S star Lee Selby is taking no chances as he prepares for his eliminator for the WBC world title at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on May 17.


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