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Timing Is Everything

Countless times we have heard the old adage that ‘timing is everything in boxing.’ How often have we seen a passing of the torch from a great champion evidently on the decline to a fresher, hungrier fighter climbing the mountain? The big announcement for VIP over the weekend was that Josh Warrington will defend his IBF Featherweight Title against Carl …

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‘No Turning Back’ Preview – Leach v Norman

Well we’ve certainly got a cracking card for you in our season opener on Saturday night at the Victoria Warehouse, in Manchester. Top of the bill see’s Salford’s Marc Leach attempting to push into title contention with an English Bantamweight Title Eliminator against Leicestershire’s Louis Norman.   As a former English Flyweight Champion Norman is coming to spoil the party …

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As The Cliché Goes ‘Styles Make Fights’

Public opinion on Amir Khan is always certain to raise a debate, but one thing that can never be doubted is the excitement and drama he brings to a boxing ring. Blessed with super natural hand speed, in full flow his boxing prowess is a sight to behold, but as is the case for many blessed with genius, that genius …

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Steve Wood pushing for Danny Wright title chance

Steve Wood, manager of Danny Wright, believes the unbeaten light-welterweight will have a major impact on the domestic title scene with just a couple more victories under his belt. Wright is currently 9-0 (4), as he heads into a September 15th outing at Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse against Hungary’s Zoltan Szabo, 25-12 (11), which will be streamed live on vipboxing.tv. And …

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Record-makers & Record-breakers

It has been widely reported this week that Wanheng Menayothin, surpassed Floyd Mayweather’s unbeaten record of 50-0 when defending his WBC Minimumweight Title for the 10th time. Although the Thai went to 51 wins from 51, he will of course need to remain undefeated in any subsequent bouts or retire immediately, to truly cement his claim to the record. Despite …

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EXCITING MANCHESTER PROSPECT LINKS UP WITH VIP PROMOTIONS

EXCITING MANCHESTER PROSPECT LINKS UP WITH VIP PROMOTIONS Exciting Stretford prospect Bradley Rea has linked up with VIP Promotions, following the likes of IBF World Featherweight Champion Josh Warrington, and former world lightweight ruler Terry Flanagan, by joining the talent-rich stable. The 20-year-old debuts at Manchester’s Victoria Warehouse on September 15, on a card topped by Salford’s Marc Leach against …

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Always expect the unexpected as anything can happen in boxing…

It’s impossible to cover a boxing round up of the week gone by, without featuring the crazy and bewildering spectacle that took place at the Manchester Arena on Saturday 25th August. While die hard boxing fans and the fighters who devote countless hours in training sacrificing their blood, sweat and tears, will no doubt find Saturday’s event difficult to digest …

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Frank Warren said ‘It’s On’ and we can’t wait!!

With the new season quickly descending upon us, what a season it is rapidly shaping up to be. In Belfast on Saturday night, promoter Frank Warren confirmed 2 huge marquee fights that will hopefully take place before 2018 is out. The entertaining Tyson Fury put a solid, if not enthralling, 10 rounds in the bank, against Italy’s overmatched, former world …

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James Moorcroft discusses June 16 return in Bolton

James Moorcroft (6-0, 1 KO) has made rapid strides since leaving behind the world of white collar fighting just over twelve months ago. The 25 year old from Wigan will step up to eight rounds and is scheduled to fight for a challenge belt on VIP Promotions’ upcoming show in Bolton on June 16th. It is a show of faith …