Chris Jenkins will take out his frustrations when he meets Tyrone Nurse for the British light-welterweight title on July 18. The unbeaten Welshman (16-0-0-KO8) has endured a run of bad luck and injuries that have resulted in a 10-month absence - and he is keen to remind people of his promise at the Manchester Arena on the Scott Quigg...

Former world champion Ricky Hatton has backed fellow Mancunian Terry Flanagan to beat Jose Zepeda to the vacant WBO lightweight title on July 11. The 26-year-old Flanagan (27-0-0-KO10) will have hometown advantage at the MEN Arena when he faces the hard-hitting Zepeda (23-0-0-KO20). The American has disposed of his last four opponents in less than three rounds but Hatton...

Legendary Bernard Hopkins - the oldest fighter to unify titles in any weight division - is planning to fight once more before retiring. The 50-year-old (55-7-2-KO32), was last in action in November when he was defeated by unbeaten light-heavyweight Sergey Kovalev with the WBA, IBF and WBO world titles on the line. Previous reports suggested Hopkins, who works with...

Unbeaten European featherweight champion Josh Warrington is confident of beating Joel Brunker in greater style than world champion Lee Selby. The 24-year-old will fight in his hometown of Leeds on September 5 – live on Sky Sports – against the Australian, who was stopped by Selby in nine rounds in a title eliminator back in October 2014. Selby went on to...

WBA world welterweight champion Keith Thurman is staying patient in his pursuit of super-fights with the likes of Floyd Mayweather Jr. The 26-year-old from Florida (25-0-0-KO21) defends his belt against Luis Collazo in his hometown of Tampa on July 11 and, providing he comes through that bout as expected, will further enhance his chances of a unification fight. But...

'Prince' Naseem Hamed's hopes of reconciling with his estranged former trainer, the legendary Brendan Ingle, appear to be over. Irishman Ingle trained the featherweight world champion for 16 years before their relationship broke down in 1997 and Hamed is keen to apologise for 'nasty things' he said about his mentor. But a source close to Ingle has told the Sheffield...

WBC world lightweight champion Jorge Linares may hand Kevin Mitchell a rematch - but his camp say it will have to take place in Venezuela. Linares, 29, and 30-year-old Mitchell produced a thriller at the O2 Arena on May 30 - Mitchell knocking the champion down in the fifth before succumbing to an ugly eye injury in the 10th...

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