KO-Sports News Archive

  • Ben Roberts
    18-Mar-2014

    KO Sports would like wish good luck to Ben Roberts who will be making his first Pro debut on the 28th March in Leeds - Sponsored by Yorkshire Estate Agents. Watch out for his Bio on Kosports site. Coming soon!!!! ... Read More

  • Commonwealth aim for Bateson

    Commonwealth aim for Bateson
    25-Sep-2013

    Jack Bateson thinks the new generation of Great Britain amateur boxers are well equipped to emulate the gold medal greats who have gone before. The 19-year-old Leeds light-flyweight was one of a number of top juniors who stepped up when the GB podium programme was predictably deserted by some of ... Read More

  • Stevenson vs. Dawson review & look at how Chad can bounce back
    10-Jun-2013

    By Peter Wells (twitter @boxingbrains): It took barely more than a minute, for a fight expected by most to last the full 12 rounds, to end. No surprise though in the man scoring the one punch KO, as Haiti-Canadian Adonis Stevenson landed a looping left hand to the jaw of Chad Dawson. ... Read More

  • Manchester KO Store opens
    26-Apr-2013

    Established in 2006, KO Sports specialise in combat sports, fitness and bodybuilding equipment, clothing and nutritional supplements. They cater for any level - from part time fitness enthusiasts to professional sports players, athletes and fighters. They have worked with several gyms, coaches and ... Read More

  • Ricky "Hitman" Hatton!!
    29-Sep-2012

    Hi Guys, the KO Sports team would like to thank each and every person who took some time out to come to the Grand Opening!!! We would like to extend a special THANK YOU to the people who made this event as successful as it was.... Sci Mx Nutrition, Boxing Monthly, Adidas Boxing, Oh Lala LTD, Cimac, ... Read More

  • "Hitman" Ricky Hatton may announce his comenback
    12-Sep-2012

    Former world boxing champion and british sporting icon Ricky Hitman hatton is expected to announce his shock return to the ring ... Read More

  • Lateral Plyometric Box now in stock.
    09-Aug-2012

    The Lateral Plyometric Box by Kore fitness adds a new dimension to plyometric training by adding adjustable platforms to either side. These platforms can be set to varying slopes, so that the user can jump from side to side, launching themselves off one sloped platform to another. This allows for a ... Read More

  • Adam Khan interview on upcoming title fight against Kevin Mullen on 14/7/12
    12-Jul-2012

    KO- Hi Adam, you're fighting for the "Caged Fighters" Semi Pro title at welterweight in just over two weeks, on the 17th of July, how has your training camp gone so far?  AK- Yeah my camp has gone really well, probably the best one to date. The guys down at True Spirit MMA have ... Read More

  • 20kg Studio Barbell Set from Olympions Gym
    06-Jul-2012

    The 20kg Studio Barbell Set from Olympians Gym is the ultimate fitness set for both home, & commercial use.   it is fast becoming the best and ultimate Studio barbell set for many reasons, but mainly because of its durability  and functionality and ideal for any Cross Fit gym. This ... Read More

  • ULTIMATE HEX Bar from KORE Fitness
    27-Jun-2012

    New in at KO Sports… The 'Ultimate Hex Bar' by Kore Fitness. This awesome piece of kit can be used for a variety of strength exercises, carried out from a safer, more effective neutral posture when compared to a normal bar. The reason for this is to do with the shape of the bar and the ... Read More

  • Kronk Boxing Clothing
    15-Jun-2012

    Detroit’s Kronk Gym rose to fame during the late 1970s, when boxers like Thomas Hearns and Mickey Godwin trained there. In 1980, Kenty became Kronk's first world champion, and Hearns followed him as world champion months after. In 1983, Kronk fighter Milton Mcrory won ... Read More

  • Bones vs. Hendo Set for September 1

    Bones vs. Hendo Set for September 1
    11-May-2012

    As expected, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title against Dan Henderson on September 1, 2012, in the main event of UFC 151. The championship match-up, which will be Jones' first title defense in Las Vegas, was announced by UFC President Dana White via Twitter late ... Read More

  • IBF bide time on Peterson

    IBF bide time on Peterson
    11-May-2012

    The International Boxing Federation will speak to Lamont Peterson about his failed drugs test before deciding whether to strip him of their light-welterweight title and potentially return it to Amir Khan. Khan called for the return of his WBA and IBF titles after it emerged earlier this week that ... Read More

  • Mayweather : gamble worth its weight in gold

    Mayweather : gamble worth its weight in gold
    04-May-2012

    Floyd Mayweather Jnr has always walked arm in arm with belligerence, but on Saturday in Las Vegas he will make a significant concession to opponent Miguel Cotto, the WBA light-middleweight champion. Unlike Manny Pacquiao, who met Cotto at 145 lbs, Mayweather will do battle at the Puerto Rican's ... Read More

  • Klitschko-Chagaev On - So Where Does David Haye Go From Here?
    06-Jun-2009

    by James Slater - With IBF and WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko opting to go ahead and fight the unbeaten Ruslan Chagaev on the June 20th date that was originally set for his voluntary defence against David Haye, the plans Haye had of "becoming a legend" have been severely ... Read More

  • UFC 99: JUNE 13, 2009
    06-Jun-2009

    UFC 99: JUNE 13, 2009venue: Lanxess Arena in Cologne, GermanyMain Card Bouts:-Wanderlei Silva (32-9-1; #8 Light Heavyweight in the World)* vs. Rich Franklin (24-4)-Cain Velasquez (5-0) vs. Cheick Kongo (14-4-1)-Spencer Fisher (22-4) vs. Caol Uno (25-11-4)-Mike Swick (13-3) vs. Ben Saunders ... Read More

  • Fedor Heads Back To Russia
    06-Jun-2009

    Worlds No. 1  heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko will head back to Russia this weekend to begin training for his showdown with Josh Barnett at Affliction: “Trilogy” on Aug. 1 in Anaheim, Calif.  The two have shared a friendship that’s spanned over several years and work in ... Read More

  • UFC 98: Evans vs. Machida event.
    19-May-2009

    The Ultimate Fghting Championship (UFC) will be putting on a very interesting mma card at the UFC 98: Evans vs. Machida event. The vent will be held Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday May 23, 2009.The main card will feature the current Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans. Evans who will be defending ... Read More

  • Amir Khan faces 'training hell' as gym buzzes from Manny Pacquiao win
    19-May-2009

    Amir Khan has embarked on what he is calling "the toughest training camp of my career" but insists the hard work will pay off with victory on June 27 when he fights Andreas Kotelnik at the O2 Arena, London for the WBA light-welterweight title   Khan, who will be based at the Wild ... Read More

  • Freddie Roach: Mayweather-Marquez 'stinks'
    19-May-2009

    It seems everyone is calling out Floyd Mayweather these days. Even before he emerged from a 16-month retirement recently, the former six-time world champion boxer and Grand Rapids native had been challenged to step into the ring against Manny Pacquiao, Shane Mosely, Juan Manuel Marquez and other ... Read More

  • Is Harrison Too Dangerous For Haye?
    27-Feb-2009

    By Chris Williams: Earlier today, former Olympic Gold medalist heavyweight Audley Harrison (23-4, 17 KOs) called out David Haye (22-1, 21 KOs) for a fight, telling him “I’m sure the British public would love to see you send me into retirement,” referring to Haye’s need for an ... Read More

  • Randy Couture Vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Likely For UFC 101
    27-Feb-2009

    A long-rumored bout between former UFC heavyweight champion Randy Couture and former UFC interim heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira appears set to take place. According to multiple sources from Couture’s camp, he has agreed to face Nogueira at the yet-unannounced UFC 101 sometime in ... Read More

  • UFC 95: Sanchez vs. Stevenson Results
    27-Feb-2009

    Main event: Diego Sanchez defeats Joe Stevenson via unanimous decision Main card: Dan Hardy defeats Rory Markham via knockout in round one Nate Marquardt defeats Wilson Gouveia via technical knockout (strikes) in round three Demian Maia defeats Chael Sonnen via submission (triangle choke) in round ... Read More

  • UFC 94: St-Pierre vs. Penn II” Officially Announced
    11-Nov-2008

     After months of speculation, the UFC officially announced that UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will be defending his title at UFC94 against UFC lightweight champion BJ Penn. The event will be taking place at the MGM Grand Garden Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on January ... Read More

  • Joe Calzaghe has lost his love
    11-Nov-2008

    JOE Calzaghe was back on home soil today, admitting that he has “fallen out of love” with boxing. Speculation is expected to continue for the next few months over whether Saturday night’s demolition of Roy Jones Junior at Madison Square Garden will actually be the Newbridge ... Read More

  • Brock Lesnar Ready To Go To Work
    11-Nov-2008

    The whole scene is very Rocky IV, minus Russian Ivan Drago.Former NCAA wrestling champion Brock Lesnar travels to chilly northern Minnesota, hours away from the outside world, to train for a fight anticipated to be the biggest pay-per-view event in UFC history. In place of Drago posters, Lesnar ... Read More

  • AMIR READY TO PAC A PUNCH
    07-Oct-2008

    Khan - set to spar with Pacquiao.   Amir Khan has revealed that he will become a new sparring partner for Manny Pacquiao as he prepares to get his career back on track under new coach Freddie Roach. A staggering 54-second knockout defeat by Breidis Prescott in Manchester last month rocked ... Read More

  • Forrest Griffin Should be “Scared” of Rashad Evans
    19-Sep-2008

    Rashad Evans’ boxing coach, Mike Winkeljohn, helped Evans come up with the gameplan that put Chuck Liddell face first into the mat. With the Evans getting a title shot against UFC light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin, Winkeljohn feels that Evans will be too much for Griffin. “If ... Read More

  • Will Haye Get A Title Shot Against Klitschko?
    19-Sep-2008

      By Jason Kim: Without having fought any heavyweights other than Tomasz Bonin a year and half ago, former cruiserweight champion David Haye (21-1, 20 KOs) must feel that he’s the luckiest fighter on Earth. The reason is simple. Haye, 27, only has to face one fighter, who at the ... Read More

  • Anderson Silva Vs. Chuck Liddell Possible For UFC 95 In London
    12-Sep-2008

    The UK based newspaper, The Sun is reporting that the UFC will be making their return to the O2 Arena in London England on February 21st following the success of UFC 85 in June. The paper is also reporting that UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva has been asked to appear on the card with a ... Read More