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Sport
Martin Gethin solves a long-standing problem 

11 Mar 16

Walsall’s Martin Gethin has finally got to the bottom of an ear problem that has plagued his career in recent years.


Sport
Jason Welborn spurred on by mum’s memory 

11 Mar 16

Rowley Regis’ Jason Welborn has an extra incentive for his quest to claim that elusive British title going forward.


Sport
Manny Zaber targeting a five-star show 

10 Mar 16

Sandwell’s Manny Zaber is not taking boxing lightly as he targets a five-star show in Shropshire on Saturday night.


Sport
Tamworth boxer Hatton ‘buzzing’ after England honour 

7 Mar 16

TAMWORTH ABC heavyweight Ryan Hatton says it was a ‘huge honour’ to be named England captain for an international against Germany on Friday.


Sport
Sam Eggington well beaten for his titles 

7 Mar 16

Stourbridge’s Sam Eggington could have no complaints after losing his British and Commonwealth titles on Saturday night.


Sport
The first of many title tests for Ricky Summers 

7 Mar 16

Bigger belts are surely afoot for Tipton’s Ricky Summers after he battled through his title test at the Venue in Dudley.


Sport
Lauren Johnson keen to play it like a pro 

7 Mar 16

Wolverhampton’s Lauren Johnson is looking to clean up in the unpaid world before turning over to the pro ranks next year.


Sport
Fight night at the Genting Arena – LIVE 

5 Mar 16

Expressandstar.


Sport
Fight night at the Venue in Dudley – LIVE 

4 Mar 16

Expressandstar.


Sport
Opportunity knocks for Dudley’s title rivals 

4 Mar 16

Tipton’s Ricky Summers and title rival Carl Wild are under no illusions that opportunity knocks ahead of their battle for the belt in Dudley.


Sport
Rival on the card for Martin Gethin’s return 

2 Mar 16

Potential title rivals Luke Paddock and Martin Gethin will share the same bill in their hometown of Walsall next month.


Sport
‘Questions’ to be asked of Dudley fight trio 

1 Mar 16

‘Questions’ will be asked of Priory Park’s home trio when they box on their home turf for Friday’s fight night at the Venue in Dudley.


Sport
Ball is a real belter in Villa Park showdown 

29 Feb 16

BOXER Kelcie Ball has been dubbed Dordon’s answer to Arturo Gatti.


Sport
It’s Natty Howell next for Daniel Breeze 

29 Feb 16

Bloxwich’s Daniel Breeze has already lined up his first defence of the British Challenge middleweight title after picking up the belt.


Sport
WIN: Five pairs of tickets up for grabs to A Night of Championship Boxing at Birmingham’s Genting Arena 

26 Feb 16

Watch Birmingham’s Sam Eggington defend his British and Commonwealth Welterweight titles against Bradley Skeete at the Genting Arena this March.


FOI
Applied Behavioural Analysis Request 

24 Feb 16

Request sent to Wolverhampton City Council by Cameron North-Bates on 24 February 2016 .


FOI
Applied Behavioural Analysis Request 

24 Feb 16

Request sent to Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council by Cameron North-Bates on 24 February 2016 .


FOI
Applied Behavioural Analysis Request 

24 Feb 16

Request sent to Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council by Cameron North-Bates on 24 February 2016 .


FOI
Applied Behavioural Analysis Request 

24 Feb 16

Request sent to Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council by Cameron North-Bates on 24 February 2016 .


FOI
Applied Behavioural Analysis Request 

24 Feb 16

Request sent to Dudley Council by Cameron North-Bates on 24 February 2016 .


FOI
Applied Behavioural Analysis Request 

24 Feb 16

Request sent to Birmingham City Council by Cameron North-Bates on 24 February 2016 .


Sport
Sam Eggington top of the bill at awards night 

24 Feb 16

Stourbridge’s Sam Eggington gears up for his British and Commonwealth title defence next week after adding the Best Boxer accolade to his stash.


Sport
Tamworth boxer Williams set to have huge backing at the Genting… 

22 Feb 16

Tamworth boxer Charlie Williams is taking massive support with him to Birmingham for next month’s big fight in front of the TV cameras.


Sport
Tamworth boxer Williams set to have huge backing at the Genting… 

22 Feb 16

Tamworth boxer Charlie Williams is taking massive support with him to Birmingham for next month’s big fight in front of the TV cameras.


Sport
Lennox Clarke destroys rival in a round 

22 Feb 16

Halesowen’s Lennox Clarke made a statement to his rivals by demolishing Richard Horton inside a round at Walsall Town Hall.


Sport
Ben Wilkes pulls out of Cello Renda fight 

22 Feb 16

Essington’s Ben Wilkes has pulled out of his Sky Sports televised bout with Cello Renda in Birmingham next week through injury.


News
Burntwood kick boxer is fighting fit again after hip operation… 

20 Feb 16

CHAMPION kick boxer Sean Daly has certainly come out fighting after a hip injury that could have ended his sporting career.


Sport
Tamworth boxer Baillie is ready for Bedworth battle 

19 Feb 16

TAMWORTH boxer Josh ‘The Boss’ Baillie has said that he is ready to go as he prepares to for his first bout in the UK for six years.


Sport
Fight night at Walsall Town Hall – LIVE 

19 Feb 16

Expressandstar.


News
Amateur boxers don their gloves to help three charities 

18 Feb 16

AMATEUR BOXERS will don their gloves to raise funds for two causes as Solihull Rotary hosts their silver anniversary charity boxing night on Friday, March 4.


Sport
Sergey Rabchenko joins Walsall line-up 

18 Feb 16

Halesowen’s Lennox Clarke has already put his title rival through his paces – as former European champion Sergey Rabchenko was added to the line-up.


Sport
Ricky Summers to get into the title chase 

18 Feb 16

Tipton’s Ricky Summers will begin his quest for titles when he battles for a belt on Black Country turf at the Venue in Dudley next month.


Sport
BOXING: Town Hall comeback date is set for Walsall’s ex-British… 

18 Feb 16

EX-BRITISH champ Martin Gethin will make his long-awaited return to the ring next month with a hometown bout at Walsall Town Hall.


Sport
Sam Evans wants to become a ‘Hitman’ 

17 Feb 16

Wednesbury’s Sam Evans has been working on a ‘peach’ of a shot with his coach and boxing legend Ricky Hatton for Friday’s fight night.


Sport
Manny Zaber is ‘the endurance man’ 

17 Feb 16

Sandwell’s Manny Zaber is keen to show how he’s in it for the long haul when he steps through the ropes at Walsall Town Hall on Friday night.


Sport
Floyd Mayweather Jnr’s Cannock experience 

15 Feb 16

He is the undefeated legend and richest boxer of all time, usually strutting his stuff at Las Vegas’s MGM Grand in the company of Hollywood A-listers.


Sport
‘Mayweather Mania’ as Floyd hits Cannock 

12 Feb 16

It was ‘Mayweather Mania’ in Cannock tonight as boxing’s biggest superstar came to the Premier Suite at Bar Sport for ‘An Evening With’ show.


Sport
Tamworth Boxing Club put on ‘electric’ show one final time at… 

10 Feb 16

‘TAMWORTH continues to punch above its weight’ that’s the verdict of coach Alan Keast following another barnstorming night of boxing on Friday (February 5).


Sport
Warley boxers set for big night of action 

5 Feb 16

FIGHTERS from Warley Amateur Boxing Club are set for action this month.


Sport
Floyd Mayweather Jnr switched to Cannock 

5 Feb 16

Guests have been promised a “more intimate experience” when boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jnr comes to Cannock next Friday.


Sport
Matt Gordon is hungry for his next fight 

5 Feb 16

West Bromwich’s Matt Gordon is dealing with an unfamiliar weight problem for professional boxers coming up to fight night – he’s struggling to put enough on…


Sport
Tamworth boxer Williams experiences the build-up to big … 

4 Feb 16

TAMWORTH super-featherweight Charlie Williams met boxing promoter Eddie Hearn as Sky Sports’ build-up to his next fight got underway this week.


FOI
Rationale for awarding ABA Applied Behavioural Analysis 

4 Feb 16

Response by Birmingham City Council to rina on 4 February 2016 .


Sport
Tamworth boxer Broadhurst nears a return to the ring 

4 Feb 16

TAMWORTH-based flyweight Don Broadhurst is back in the gym and planning his long-awaited return to boxing action, writes Matthew Panter.


Sport
Tamworth ABC stars set to put on a great show 

4 Feb 16

TAMWORTH Boxing Club stage their first show of the year at Glascote WMC tomorrow night (Friday).


Sport
Sam Eggington could fight for four belts 

3 Feb 16

Four belts could be on the line when Stourbridge’s Sam Eggington takes top billing against Bradley Skeete in Birmingham next month.


Sport
Point taken off costs Josh Burke a draw 

31 Jan 16

Wolverhampton’s Josh Burke was left to rue a point deduction that caused his defeat to nemesis Courtney Richards in Plymouth last night.


Sport
Ball aims to stick to his plan for showdown at Aston Villa 

28 Jan 16

Dordon middleweight Kelcie Ball says he’s going to box to instructions in his next fight.


Sport
Tyson Fury on his way to Birmingham 

28 Jan 16

Controversial world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury will be the feature attraction of a sportsman’s dinner in Birmingham next month.


Sport
Josh Burke is out to settle an old score 

28 Jan 16

Wolverhampton’s Josh Burke will be out to settle an old score when he undertakes a revenge mission in Plymouth on Saturday night.


Sport
Lennox Clarke keen to get back on track 

28 Jan 16

Halesowen’s Lennox Clarke is eager to make up for lost time when he battles for a belt at Walsall Town Hall next month.


Sport
Floyd Mayweather to appear in Birmingham 

25 Jan 16

There will be no extra cost for a photograph to fans attending ‘An Evening With’ boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jnr in Birmingham next month.


Sport
Ryan Aston vows to come back fighting 

25 Jan 16

Dudley’s Ryan Aston today vowed to come back fighting after his step up in class went up in smoke on Friday night.


FOI
Rationale for awarding ABA Applied Behavioural Analysis 

21 Jan 16

Response by Birmingham City Council to rina on 21 January 2016 .


Sport
Fired-up ‘Tank’ feels ready for anything 

21 Jan 16

Dudley’s Ryan Aston has told Ahmet Patterson he will be ready for anything when the two engage in a 12-round York Hall battle tomorrow night.


FOI
Rationale for awarding ABA Applied Behavioural Analysis 

20 Jan 16

Request sent to Birmingham City Council by rina on 20 January 2016 .


Sport
Tamworth ABC boxer Hatton is on course for English title shot… 

17 Jan 16

Tamworth heavyweight Ryan Hatton marked his 50th bout with a gruelling points win that’s put him on course for an English-title shot.


Blog feature
Lightweight champion Terry dies just days after brother Harry 

15 Jan 16

TERRY EDWARDS, former lightweight champion of the Midlands, both amateur and professional, died on November 30, just five days after the death of his elder brother Harry, who was also a boxer.


News
Priory Park duo face box-offs in Birmingham 

15 Jan 16

Priory Park Boxing Club are hoping for a double delight as they box-off in the West Midlands final of the England Youth Championship.


Sport
Sam Eggington back in Brum with the belts 

14 Jan 16

Stourbridge’s Sam Eggington will defend his British and Commonwealth titles for a second time in Birmingham against new foe Bradley Skeete.