Essomba trainer questions calibre of title challenger Jay Harris

Thomas Essomba’s trainer has questioned the record and calibre of the title challenger ahead of the big Commonwealth championship showdown.

Hetton boxer Shauna-Leigh Taylor with her Golden Girl Championship medal at East Durham College

Hetton boxer Shauna-Leigh lands Golden Girl Championship title

Talented Hetton prospect Shauna-Leigh Taylor is celebrating with a gold medal from her first ever international bout.

Sunderland boxer Thomas Essomba

Thomas Essomba faces a ‘must-win’ bout against Jay Harris to set up world title shot

Thomas Essomba faces a “must-win” mission in London when he defends his Commonwealth flyweight title for the first time.

Josh Kelly takes on Kazakhstan's Daniyar Yeleussinov

Sunderland boxer/model Josh Kelly has the talent and the looks to be a superstar

Ringwalk or catwalk?

Josh Kelly

Sunderland boxer Josh Kelly can go all the way to top

Josh Kelly is looking to go “all the way” to the top after turning professional with Matchroom and Sky Sports.

Josh Kelly (right) on the attack at the Olympics in Rio

Sunderland's Olympic boxer Josh Kelly turns professional with Eddie Hearn, Sky Sports

Olympic boxer Josh Kelly has turned professional with top promoter Eddie Hearn.
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Phil Jeffries

‘Best’ boxers in North East will entertain – Phil Jeffries

Boxing promoter Phil Jeffries says he has the “best boys” in the North-East and can’t wait to send them into action.

Tommy Ward

Ward will face Dickens in Leeds for British title

Tommy Ward will challenge for the British super-bantamweight title when he meets Jazza Dickens in Leeds on May 13.

West Rainton fighter Martin Ward

Martin Ward’s European title fight against Abigail Medina could take place in England

Martin Ward’s European Union title challenge at Houghton is off – but it’s not bad news for the West Rainton boxer.

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Martin Ward (right) is to fight for the European title

Hartlepool boxer Martin Ward to fight Spain's Abigail Medina for European title

Martin Ward's European Union title challenge at Houghton is off - but it's not bad news for the Hartlepool boxer.

Thomas Essomba takes on Jay Harris at the York Hall on February 24

Sunderland’s Thomas Essomba faces Swansea’s Jay Harris in Commonwealth title defence

Thomas Essomba has been handed the first defence of his Commonwealth title.

Glenn Foot

Sunderland’s Glenn Foot must stay busy ahead of British title shot against Tyrone Nurse

Glenn Foot is on the verge of another crack at the British title after a tremendous victory at the weekend.

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Glenn Foot: British title eliminator win

Sunderland's Glenn Foot beats Adam Little in British title eliminator war in Wigan

Glenn Foot set up a British light-welterweight title shot at Tyrone Nurse after winning a "war" of an eliminator against Adam Little in Wigan.

Aggressive approach: Glenn Foot on the attack against Lee Connelly

Sunderland’s Glenn Foot to use skill to beat Adam Little in British eliminator

Coach David Binns is looking for quality and not quantity from Glenn Foot in tonight’s British Championship eliminator in Wigan.

Travis Waters celebrates his national title

Travis Waters clinches national title in devastating style

Travis Waters became Sunderland ABC’s latest national champion with a devastating final display.

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Glenn Foot with trainer Dave Binns and promoter Phil Jeffries

Sunderland’s Glenn Foot targets win on route to British title shot

Glenn Foot is ready to take a Little step towards winning the British championship this Saturday.

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Seahams Jordan Ellison (right) defends against Lewis Ritson at the Rainton Meadows Arena on Saturday. Picture by Craig Leng

Seaham fighter Jordan Ellison tipped to battle back strongly from Northern Area title disappointment

Seaham fighter Jordan Ellison will not be down and out for long after his valiant attempt at the Northern Area Championship ended in defeat.

Isaac Macleod celebrates his victory at Rainton Meadows Arena. Picture by Craig Leng

Isaac Macleod coasts to easy win at Rainton Meadows Arena

Isaac Macleod opened a new chapter of his career in impressive fashion when he beat Ryan Hardy at Houghton.

Lewis Ritson (left) on the attack against Jordan Ellison. Picture by CRAIG LENG

Jordan Ellison knocked out by Lewis Ritson in Northern Area title cracker

Brave Jordan Ellison's crack at Northern Area championship glory ended with a seventh-round KO to old rival Lewis Ritson.

Kiaran Macdonald

City fighter Kiaran guns for GB Boxing Championship title

Sunderland ABC boxer Kiaran Macdonald will fight at the GB Boxing Championships on Thursday.

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