Maccarinelli set for shock rematch in world title bid

South Wales Argus: In this picture taken Saturday  April 5, 2014, German  WBA  light heavyweight boxer Juergen Braehmer, left,  lands a punch on  Enzo Maccarinelli of Wales  in Rostock, northeastern Germany.  Juergen Braehmer of Germany defeated Enzo Maccarinelli of Wales b

3:11pm Thursday 17th April 2014

ENZO Maccarinelli is being lined-up for another shock crack at Juergen Braehmer’s WBA world light heavyweight title, the Argus can exclusively reveal.

Gold for Joe of St Joes in Finland but Sean McGoldrick beaten

South Wales Argus: BEATEN: Newport's Sean McGoldrick suffered a setback with defeat in Finland this weekend

12:29pm Monday 14th April 2014

ST JOSEPH’S star Joe Cordina claimed another gold medal over the weekend, just days before the Welsh boxing team is announced for this summer’s Commonwealth Games.

World title eliminator for St Joseph's star Lee Selby

South Wales Argus: BIG CHANCE: St Joseph's boxer Lee Selby has a world title eliminator next month

12:32pm Thursday 10th April 2014

ST JOSEPH'S star Lee Selby will face Romulu Koasicha in an official eliminator for the WBC world featherweight title in Cardiff on May 17.

London 2012 stars can box for Wales in Glasgow

South Wales Argus: Wales' Fred Evans during the Team GB Media Day at the English Institute of Sport, Sheffield. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday September 24, 2013. Fred Evans is the first to admit his career has not gone entirely to plan since a series of

4:50pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

LONDON 2012 stars Fred Evans and Andrew Selby will be available to represent Wales at this summer's Commonwealth Games, writes Andrew Penman.

Gwent star Ashley Brace set to box for Wales at Glasgow 2014

South Wales Argus: TOP TEAM: Ashley Brace, second from right, with her Welsh vest and Elite Championships trophy alongside Torfaen Warriors coach Simon Weaver, fellow Torfaen fighter Becky Price and former national coach Tony Williams

11:26am Tuesday 8th April 2014

EBBW Vale’s Ashley Brace will be among the first women boxers to represent Wales at the Commonwealth Games after she got the nod from selectors, writes Andrew Penman.

Enzo Maccarinelli can shock champ Braehmer, says Gary Lockett

South Wales Argus: Enzo Maccarinelli and Courtney Fry (right) during the Commonwealth Light-heavyweight Championship at the Echo Arena, Liverpool. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday December 7, 2013. See PA story BOXING Liverpool. Photo credit should read: Pete

12:10pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

TRAINER Gary Lockett has backed Enzo Maccarinelli to shock German bad boy Juergen Braehmer and claim the WBA world light-heavyweight title in Rostock on Saturday night.

Cleverly taunts rival Bellew, insisting, "he hates he lost to a part-time fighter"

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.

3:55pm Monday 31st March 2014

NATHAN Cleverly has blasted his potential cruiserweight rival Tony Bellew, insisting that the Liverpool puncher’s hatred of him boils down to nothing but jealousy.

Kody Davies sets his sights on Glasgow

3:12pm Monday 31st March 2014

PONTLLANFRAITH heavyweight Kody Davies has added his name to the list of Gwent boxers hoping to be picked for the Commonwealth Games, writes Andrew Penman.

McGoldrick can chase unique double in Glasgow

South Wales Argus: McGoldrick can chase unique double in Glasgow

1:08pm Sunday 30th March 2014

NEWPORT’S Sean McGoldrick is targeting becoming a history boy at Glasgow this summer after his status for the Commonwealth Games became a mere formality on Friday night.

Gavin Rees and Gary Buckland crazy to clash again, says promoter

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12:16pm Saturday 29th March 2014

PROMOTER Eddie Hearn thinks Gavin Rees and Gary Buckland are ‘crazy’ to be competing in a rematch from their blistering fight in February, writes Michael Pearlman.

Welsh Championships success for Gwent fighters

South Wales Argus: RISING STAR: Sean McGoldrick

10:55pm Friday 28th March 2014

THREE of Gwent's amateur boxing stars were victorious in the 2014 Welsh Elite Championship Finals at the Cardiff House of Sport tonight.

It's time for chapter two in my career, says Nathan Cleverly

South Wales Argus: BACKING: Cefn Fforest boxing star Nathan Cleverly, left, with promoter Frank Warren

3:10pm Friday 28th March 2014

NATHAN Cleverly has explained his reasons for moving to Matchroom Promotions, insisting it was time he did what was best for his career.

Cleverly and Hearn promise dawn of new era

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5:02am Friday 28th March 2014

MATCHROOM’S Hearn has promised to deliver Nathan Cleverly a world title shot and a fight with hated rival Tony Bellew, but admits he’s braced for a battle with promoter Frank Warren.

Cleverly set to be announced as Matchroom fighter as row looms

5:01am Thursday 27th March 2014

NATHAN Cleverly will today be announced as the latest fighter to join Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Promotions.

Torfaen Warriors duo going for glory in Elite finals

South Wales Argus: FINAL COUNTDOWN: Torfaen Tigers pair Ashley Brace and Becky Price

5:14pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

TWO Torfaen Warriors boxers are going for glory in the 2014 Welsh Elite Championship Finals in Cardiff on Friday night.

Great weekend for St Joseph's boxing stars

South Wales Argus: JOY: Frankie Borg celebrates victory over Kerry Hope on Friday night

10:56am Monday 24th March 2014

IT was a good weekend for St Joseph’s boxing gym in Newport with victories for professionals Frankie Borg and Robbie Turley and amateur stars Sean McGoldrick and Joe Cordina.

Frankie Borg beats Kerry Hope to retain Welsh title

10:11pm Friday 21st March 2014

ST JOSEPH'S fighter Frankie Borg upset the party in Merthyr as he beat hometown hero Kerry Hope on points to retain his Welsh middleweight title.

Robbie Turley returns to the ring after nightmare two years

South Wales Argus: RETURN: Cefn Fforest fighter Robbie Turley, right

12:21pm Friday 21st March 2014

CEFN Fforest fighter Robbie Turley finally returns to the ring tonight after a two-year enforced absence, writes Andrew Penman.

Frankie Borg defends Welsh title against Kerry Hope

2:17pm Thursday 20th March 2014

ST JOSEPH’S fighter Frankie Borg enters the lion’s den to defend his Welsh middleweight title against former European champion Kerry Hope in Merthyr tomorrow night, writes Andrew Penman.

Cleverly gives green light to Bellew rematch as war of words resumes

3:17pm Monday 17th March 2014

CEFN Fforest’s former world champion Nathan Cleverly appears to be on a collision course with old foe Tony Bellew with a rematch between the pair looking increasingly likely.

Welsh title a dream come true for Jerome Samuels

South Wales Argus: WINNING TEAM: Jerome Samuels and trainer Richie Garner

11:27am Monday 17th March 2014

JEROME Samuels created a little bit of history at the Newport Centre on Friday night by winning the Welsh light-middleweight title – the same belt that his dad Paul won back in 1998.

Newport's Jerome Samuels claims Welsh title

South Wales Argus: TITLE AIM: Newport's Jerome Samuels, right, wants to win a Welsh belt like dad Paul, left

12:27am Saturday 15th March 2014

NEWPORT'S Jerome Samuels has followed in his father Paul's footsteps by winning the Welsh light-middleweight title.

Newbridge's Bradley Pryce aims for birthday win at Newport Centre

South Wales Argus: RETURN: Bradley Pryce is back in action in Newport on Friday night

11:20am Friday 14th March 2014

FORMER Commonwealth light-middleweight champion Bradley Pryce is aiming to celebrate his 33rd birthday with victory over Latvian Raimond Snieze at the Newport Centre tonight, writes Andrew Penman.

Gwent boxers in action at the Newport Centre

South Wales Argus: RETURN: Bradley Pryce is back in action in Newport on Friday night

12:01pm Thursday 13th March 2014

GWENT boxers Jerome Samuels, Dai Jones and Bradley Pryce are all in action at the Newport Centre tomorrow night on Steve Robinson’s debut show as a promoter, writes Andrew Penman.

Former world champ Gavin Rees to fight on

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10:10am Thursday 13th March 2014

NEWBRIDGE'S former world champion Gavin Rees is set to box on and could be set for an immediate rematch with Newport puncher Gary Buckland, the Argus can reveal.

Blackwood's Kody Davies targets Commonwealth Games

South Wales Argus: COMEBACK: Blackwood’s Kody Davis, right, in action for Wales against England’s Greg Bridet in Hereford on Saturday night. Picture: David Griffiths.

3:29pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

BLACKWOOD amateur boxer Kody Davies has returned to the ring and is targeting a place in the Wales team for this summer’s Commonwealth Games.

Double Dutch success for Torfaen two

South Wales Argus: WINNING TEAM: Becky Price, Torfaen Warriors coach Simon weaver and Ashley Brace

2:57pm Thursday 27th February 2014

TORFAEN Warriors boxers Becky Price and Ashley Brace enjoyed success in Welsh vests when they represented their country against Holland, writes Andrew Penman.

Torfaen trio set their sights high

South Wales Argus: GAMES HOPE: Ashley Brace, left, and Becky Price

6:27am Friday 21st February 2014

THREE top Torfaen boxers are in action this weekend as the build-up to this summer’s Commonwealth Games gathers pace, writes Andrew Penman.

Borg confident it will be a big year for St Joes pair

4:11pm Wednesday 5th February 2014

ST JOSEPH’S proud head boxing trainer Tony Borg is tipping his charges Gary Buckland and Lee Selby to have a stellar 2014, writes Michael Pearlman.

Cleverly confirms switch to Booth

1:06am Tuesday 4th February 2014

CEFN Fforest’s former world champion Nathan Cleverly has confirmed he has split with his father Vince and will instead train with Adam Booth going forward, writes Michael Pearlman.

Selby so happy to follow in illustrious footsteps

7:06pm Monday 3rd February 2014

LEE Selby has admitted his honour at following in some very famous footsteps.

Newport gym "major winner" at boxing comeback

4:44pm Sunday 2nd February 2014

ST Joseph's gym in Newport was the major winner on Saturday evening as big time boxing made a comeback in Wales.

Lee Selby stops Rendall Munroe to win European title

South Wales Argus: Newport boxer Selby set for Matchroom switch today

11:14pm Saturday 1st February 2014

ST JOSEPH'S star Lee Selby stopped Rendall Munroe to add the vacant European featherweight title to his British crown at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena.

Gary Buckland wins split decision over Gavin Rees

South Wales Argus: ON A MISSION: Gary Buckland

10:03pm Saturday 1st February 2014

GARY Buckland defeated former world champion Gavin Rees via a split decision in their British lightweight title eliminator at Cardiff's Motorpoint Arena.

Welsh Mayweather Selby is getting used to the main event

South Wales Argus: Lee Selby in action with Viorel Simion in their WBC International Featherweight Title fight at Craven Park Stadium, Hull. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 13, 2013. Photo credit should read: Jon Buckle/PA Wire.. (639495)

7:02am Thursday 30th January 2014

HE'S been dubbed the Welsh Floyd Mayweather, but Lee Selby admits he's still adjusting to life as a main event player, writes Michael Pearlman.

Buckland aiming to catch eye and find new promoter

6:00am Thursday 30th January 2014

GARY Buckland will attempt to use his Welsh mega-fight with Gavin Rees as an audition to find a new promoter.

Jerome Samuels ready for all-Gwent Welsh title fight

South Wales Argus: TITLE AIM: Newport's Jerome Samuels, right, wants to win a Welsh belt like dad Paul, left

12:02pm Saturday 18th January 2014

NEWPORT fighter Jerome Samuels has his sights set on the Welsh welterweight title after four successive victories.

Cleverly trying Booth arrangement

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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3:12pm Friday 17th January 2014

NATHAN Cleverly is officially out of his proposed St David’s Day return to the ring and could have fought his last fight with trainer and father Vincent in his corner.

St David's Day fight not confirmed, says Nathan Cleverly

South Wales Argus: BACKING: Cefn Fforest boxing star Nathan Cleverly, left, with promoter Frank Warren

11:21am Monday 13th January 2014

NATHAN Cleverly's future plans are up in the air once again today after he cast doubt on his latest comeback date.

End of the road for loser of Rees v Buckland, warns Gary Lockett

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6:02pm Friday 10th January 2014

TRAINER Gary Lockett believes the all-Welsh showdown between Gavin Rees and Gary Buckland is a win or bust occasion for both fighters.

Cleverly scheduled for return at Aintree

South Wales Argus: WBO World Light-Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly during the press conference at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday July 9, 2013. Photo credit should read: Ben Birchall/PA Wire. (612385)

4:50pm Thursday 9th January 2014

NATHAN Cleverly shouldn’t have too long to wait for his return to the ring after being given a new provisional date by his promoter Frank Warren.

Cleverly defended by promoter

South Wales Argus: WBO World Light-Heavyweight Champion Nathan Cleverly arrives on stage during the weigh in in Queen Street, Cardiff. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday August 16, 2013. See PA story BOXING Cardiff. Photo credit should read: Ben Birchall/PA Wire.

6:02am Thursday 9th January 2014

NATHAN Cleverly’s rotten luck has continued after he suffered another injury that will delay his return to the ring, writes Michael Pearlman.

Nathan Cleverly out of February fight

South Wales Argus: I'll beat Tony Bellew again, says Nathan Cleverly

10:58am Wednesday 8th January 2014

CEFN Fforest fighter Nathan Cleverly's cruiserweight debut has been postponed once more after he pulled out of his February fight with Illunga Makubu.

Jamie Arthur confirms his return to the ring in 2014

3:17pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

Jamie Arthur will come out of retirement for the third time in 2014 and he’s targeting the British title.

Frank Warren backs Nathan Cleverly to fight back to the top

South Wales Argus: BACKING: Cefn Fforest boxing star Nathan Cleverly, left, with promoter Frank Warren

12:05pm Thursday 2nd January 2014

PROMOTER Frank Warren is certain that former world light-heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly has what it takes to fight his way back to the top.

I'll have too much for Makubu, says Nathan Cleverly

South Wales Argus: COMEBACK: Nathan Cleverly, left, will take on Junior Makubu after defeat to Sergey Kovalev, right, last time out

7:02pm Monday 30th December 2013

FORMER WBO world light-heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly is confident that he will be too good for big-hitting Junior Makubu on his cruiserweight debut.

New date and opponent for Nathan Cleverly's ring return

6:32pm Friday 27th December 2013

FORMER WBO world light-heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly’s comeback has been moved to February 1 next year.

Pryce not right in Leeds as Gavin stays undefeated

12:54am Sunday 22nd December 2013

BRADLEY Pryce's attempt to upset the odds in Leeds ended in failure against top British prospect Frankie Gavin, writes Michael Pearlman.

Williams gets chance on Leeds bill

12:46pm Friday 20th December 2013

Hot Welsh talent Lewis Rees looks to close the year with a sparkling performance at the First Direct Arena in Leeds this Saturday as he targets domestic glory in 2014.

Newbridge boxer Pryce gets late shot at Frankie Gavin

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12:20pm Friday 20th December 2013

FRANKIE Gavin will now take on former Commonwealth Champion Bradley Pryce at the First Direct Arena in Leeds tonight.






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