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Anthony Leaver

Anthony Leaver

In charge of media affairs for Britain's top boxing promotion team, Matchroom Sport - Carl Froch, Kell Brook, Darren Barker, Paul McCloskey, Gavin Rees, Carl Frampton, John Ryder, Lee Purdy, Scotty Cardle, Ryan Aston and Tommy Ghent, and the home of the Prizefighter Series

Ricky Burns heading to Texas for Omar Figueroa fight

Exciting and undefeated former lightweight world champion Omar “Panterita” Figueroa (24-0-1, 18 KOs) will take on former two-division world champion Ricky Burns (37-4-1, 11 KOs) in the main event when Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) returns to CBS on Saturday, May 9 (4 p.m. ET, 1 p.m. PT), at the State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas and live on Sky Sports in the UK.

In the co-main event, a pair of bantamweight world champions square off when Tomoki Kameda (31-0, 19 KOs) battles Jamie McDonnell (25-2-1, 12 KOs).

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Kell Brook could fight again in May

Kell Brook wants to box as soon as possible after his brutal four-round demolition of Jo Jo Dan in his first defence of his IBF World Welterweight title in Sheffield on Saturday.

Brook dismantled his mandatory challenger with a stunning display of his trademark power and accuracy, flooring the Romanian-Canadian twice in both the second and fourth rounds before the challenger retired on his stool ahead of the fifth.

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Brilliant Kell Brook Dominates Jo Jo Dan

Kell Brook sent out a chilling warning to his Welterweight rivals by dishing out a devastating four-round beating to mandatory challenger Jo Jo Dan in the first defence of his IBF World title at the Motorpoint Arena in Sheffield on Saturday night (March 28)

Brook came to the ring to a rapturous reception and rose to the occasion like an elite World ruler. The Sheffield star eased into the opening round and Dan felt the first of many right hands in the second half of the first stanza.

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