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Former England skipper Rio Ferdinand to step into the ring

Former England captain Rio Ferdinand has confirmed he will attempt to become a professional boxer with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title belt.
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Tyson Fury looks on from ringside at the Copper Box Arena in London at the weekend

‘Boomerang’ Fury’s pledge to return

Morecambe’s Tyson Fury says he is “on the right path” for a ring return.

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Reece MacMillan and Adam Little will go head to head in Liverpool on Saturday night

MacMillan in to face Little in Red Rose derby

Kirkham boxer Adam Little will have a change of opponent when he has his first bout of 2017 at the Liverpool Arena on Saturday.

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Lancashires emergency services use their annual night of boxing to raise money for charitable causes

Boxing bobbies take to the ring

Up to 25 members of Lancashire’s emergency services are descending upon Preston to fight each other in their annual charitable boxing night

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Super-welterweight ace Scott Fitzgerald  will face seasoned campaigner Bradley Pryce in his next professional  bout

Pryce is right for Fitzy’s next bout

Boxer Scott Fitzgerald will perhaps be chewing the ear of his trainer Michael Jennings a bit more than usual over the coming weeks.

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Preston boxer Paul Morris, left, training with Phil Herbert

Phil prepares to KO bad habits

Fighters will be getting ready to rumble this weekend, as an action-packed night of charity boxing is set to take place at Preston Guild Hall.
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Jack Catterall, right, with Tyrone Nurse and promoter Frank Warren. Picture: Karen Priestley

British title rivals Jack Catterall and Tyrone Nurse come face-to-face

Jack Catterall has got up close and personal with Tyrone Nurse ahead of their big British title clash next month.

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Nakeeta (left) scrambles home

Cracker Callum wins Ebor showpiece

Morecambe apprentice jockey Callum Rodriguez told of his joy after landing Europe's biggest handicap, the Ebor at York aboard Nakeeta.
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Chorley's WBO Inter-Continental Super Lightweight champion Jack Catterall

BIG INTERVIEW: Jack’s got inside track on Mayweather fight

Not for the first time in boxing history, the eyes of the sporting world will be on Las Vegas this weekend.

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Chorley fighter Jack Catterall (left) takes on Martin Gethin in their Super-Lightweight Championship fight in April

Jack cannot wait to head into lion’s den

Jack Catterall insists he will relish heading into the champion’s backyard for the biggest fight of his life.

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Should bars be able to sell booze during the televised live fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor?

Police land knockout blow as Preston pub loses late-licence fight for Mayweather v McGregor showdown

As first round knockdowns go, it was a jaw-dropping punch.

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Will you be watching?

Mayweather v McGregor: How to see the fight

The bout is being staged in the T-Mobile Arena on the Las Vegas Strip.

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Conor McGregor and Loyd Mayweather swap verbals at press conference

Mayweather v McGregor: Is it the battle of the century or little better than a circus act?

Boxing’s fight of the century, or a manufactured money-spinner with no relevance in sport?
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Lisa Whiteside

Lisa loses on points at EU Championships

Preston boxer Lisa Whiteside’s hopes of collecting another medal at the EU Championships were dashed at the quarter-final stage.

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Boxer Lisa Whiteside

Whiteside eyes up more Euro success

Preston boxer Lisa Whiteside has her sights set on more success on the European stage this weekend.

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Scott Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald’s ready to make up for lost time

Preston boxer Scott Fitzgerald is aiming to put a ‘bad year’ behind him as he looks for major titles and belts over the forthcoming year.

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Tyson Fury.

Tyson Fury again hints at retirement

Tyson Fury has hinted at a retirement from the boxing ring.

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Jack Catterall, left, is set to face Tyrone Nurse

Catterall earns a shot at Nurse for British title

Unbeaten Chorley boxer Jack Catterall has earned a shot at the British Super Lightweight title.

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Michael Jennings (left) takes on Miguel Cotto in the first round of their WBO World Welterweight title fight at Madison Square Garden in New York

Blackledge shakes things up in his bid to become the British champion

Luke Blackledge will walk out with a new team behind him when he returns to the ring for his British title eliminator with Zach Parker.

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