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Why is the Groves v Smith Super Series final being held in Saudi Arabia?

| 07.08.2018

Fight to be held on 28th September George Groves defends his WBA super middleweight title against Callum Smith in the final of the World Boxing Super Series final. The bout will take place in King Abdullah Sports City, 60km north of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. It seems odd that a world title fight between two British boxers will take place in a nation who have never hosted a major boxing event before. B... more...

Dillian Whyte v Joseph Parker preview: can Whyte win people’s eliminator?

| 26.07.2018

Odds and tips ahead of the big clash Dillian Whyte and Joseph Parker meet in a world heavyweight clash that will set one of the fighters on a path to a rematch with Anthony Joshua. The two fighters have only lost one professional fight in their careers – both to current IBF, WBO, WBA, and IBO world champion, Joshua. The Coral News Team takes a closer look at both fighters and provides so... more...

Parker odds-on to beat Whyte in heavyweight clash

| 24.07.2018

Latest odds for Saturday’s London bout Coral make Joseph Parker the odds-on favourite at 8/11 to win his clash with Dillian Whyte on Saturday at the O2 Arena in London. Whyte can be backed at 11/10 to defeat the former WBO champion, while the draw is 20/1. Coral’s John Hill said: “Joseph Parker will be keen to bounce back from his defeat to Anthony Joshua but he has not picked an easy route back t... more...

What has Francesco Pianeta got in store for Tyson Fury?

| 23.07.2018

Fury ramps up the quality of opposition… Tyson Fury continues his comeback in mid-August in a 10-round bout with Italian heavyweight, Francesco Pianeta. The clash takes place in Belfast on the undercard of Carl Frampton’s Interim WBO World Featherweight title defence against Luke Jackson at Windsor Park. Fury returned to the squared circle after nearly three years’ absence with a straig... more...

Manny Pacquaio v Lucas Matthysse tips: Fading legend could have light dimmed

| 11.07.2018

Odds and preview ahead of the big fight Manny Pacquaio gets an immediate shot at redemption with a title fight against WBA regular welterweight champion, Lucas Matthysse. The Filipino phenom lost last time out in controversial circumstances to Australia’s Jeff Horn. And at six months off his 40th birthday, there are now many boxing observers who doubt his ring capabilities. But the eight-weight wo... more...

Will Golovkin v Canelo II decide the P4P number one?

| 22.06.2018

GGG-Canelo rematch slated for September 15th The fight the world has been waiting for looks back on as Gennady Golovkin and Saul Canelo Alvarez look set for a September showdown. The original bout finished in a highly contentious draw in which many believed GGG did more than enough for the win. And the slated May rematch had to be scrapped as Canelo was suspended for a PED violation. But the most ... more...

Who is Tyson Fury’s comeback opponent Sefer Seferi?

| 04.06.2018

Fury’s comeback has begun Tyson Fury will make his long-awaited return to the ring on Saturday 9th June, when the Gypsy King will take on Sefer Seferi at the Manchester Arena. There was much speculation over who Fury would fight, as he plots a comeback that could see him eventually fight Deontay Wilder or Anthony Joshua in the not-so distant future. But who actually is Sefer Seferi? A 39-yea... more...

Lee Selby v Josh Warrington: Bad blood at Elland Road

| 18.05.2018

Preview and tips ahead of the big fight… Lee Selby defends his IBF world featherweight title against Josh Warrington at Elland Road this Saturday night. The Welshman goes into the lion’s den as Warrington gets to fight on home soil in front of a 20,000 sell-out crowd. The Coral News Team profiles both fighters and gives their fight predictions… Lee Selby The Barry native has ... more...

Linares v Lomachenko Preview: Precision and timing will be key

| 10.05.2018

Preview and tips ahead of the bout of the year Jorge Linares defends his WBA lightweight title against the feared Vasyl Lomachenko at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night. Lomachenko is the reigning junior lightweight champion and once again makes the step up in weight to win another belt. For many, the Ukrainian is the pound-for-pound king of boxing. And Linares, too, is one of the best boxers... more...

Tony Bellew v David Haye: Will the old David Haye show up?

| 03.05.2018

Preview and tips ahead of the big fight Tony Bellew and David Haye clash at the O2 in London this Saturday night in a highly-anticipated re-match of their March 2017 bout. Tony Bellew won that fight by TKO, stopping Haye in the 11th round. However, it was a particularly odd contest with Haye injuring his Achilles half-way through. It badly restricted his movement to the point that Bellew had free ... more...