Ben Shalom on Adam Azim vacating his European title, Buatsi-Yarde, Wardley-Clarke rematch and more

BN: Fans would want to know why Adam Azim has vacated his European title instead of facing Dalton Smith. What’s your response? Shalom: It was a tough decision, but we had to consider all options. Harlem Eubank was one of those options. In his career, most people in the boxing community would understand that the … Read more

Media Review: Wardley vs. Clarke was a Sky Sports triumph

Broadcasts Despite the ongoing speculation and reporting about UK broadcasters of boxing, this weekend served as a timely reminder of the value of their investment in the sport. Sky Sports, in particular, aired the London card on Sunday night featuring Frazer Clarke and Fabio Wardley competing for the British heavyweight title. Sky had effectively built … Read more

10 talking points from boxing on Easter Sunday

1) Bloody brilliant Tim Tszyu’s impressive performance the night before seemed to inspire Fabio Wardley during his headline fight with Frazer Clarke. Despite bleeding profusely from a cut on his nose in round two, Wardley showed resilience and determination, refusing to let the injury deter him. 2) Aim higher Low blows have been a recurring … Read more

BN Verdict: Wardley and Clarke were so well matched they couldn’t be separated

By Elliot Worsell Despite the common perception that a draw is a letdown after a hard-fought bout, the result of the Fabio Wardley vs. Frazer Clarke fight should be seen as a testament to the competitive and captivating nature of their heavyweight clash at London’s O2 Arena on March 31. Both Wardley’s British and Commonwealth … Read more