Hamzah Sheeraz

Hamzah Sheeraz impresses in destroying River Wilson-Bent

Hamzah Sheeraz is the new Commonwealth middleweight champion and still WBC Silver title holder following a brutal destruction of River Wilson-Bent. Sheeraz, now 17-0, set about his Coventry opponent right from the off with spearing jabs to which Wilson-Bent had no reply. Sheeraz’s dominance extended into the second round and Wilson-Bent was put down and referee Victor Loughlin decided he had seen enough with 2.55 on the clock.
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Hamzah Sheeraz survives knockdown, stops Francisco Torres in five rounds

Hamzah Sheeraz got off the canvas to stop Francisco Emanuel Torres in round five of a 12-round middleweight bout on Saturday at the Copper Box Arena in London. It was the 10th straight stoppage win for the 23-year-old Sheeraz (16-0, 12 knockouts), a London based middleweight who is signed with Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions, while the loss is the first for the Argentinian Torres in ten fights.

Hamzah Sheeraz targets world title shot in 2023

Middleweight Hamzah Sheeraz - the 2021 British Young Fighter of the Year - hopes to live up to his hype by challenging for a world title in 2023. The 23-year-old from Slough has won all 15 of his fights since turning professional in 2017. Sheeraz faces Argentine Francisco Emanuel Torres...

Hamzah Sheeraz on hopes of fighting at Arsenal’s ground and the problem with a Plan B

When Hamzah Sheeraz last stepped in the ring competitively, just four months ago, he effectively ended the fight with a punch that wasn’t on, from an angle that wasn’t open. As Jez Smith lunged at his fellow Briton, Sheeraz pivoted to his left so sharply that he was barely on one foot as he drove a hook into his opponent’s jaw. Sheeraz quickly planted his feet and propelled a right straight in Smith’s direction – or rather to where the 28-year-old would have been, had he not already slumped to the canvas.That first-round knockdown did not in fact see the...
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Photos: Hamzah Sheeraz, Francisco Emanuel Torres - Set For Copper Box Scrap

YOUNG BOXER OF the year Hamzah Sheeraz returns to the ring on July 16 at London's Copper Box Arena on a night that includes a British title double featuring both Lennox Clarke and Nick Ball, live on BT Sport. Sheeraz (15-0, 11 KOs) continues his quest at middleweight with a...

Hamzah Sheeraz vs Francisco Torres pre-fight build-up

The press confernece for Saturday night’s bumper show at the Copper Box Arena took place at the BT Sport studios. The venue is just a stone’s throw from the ring and the headline fighters joined promoter Frank Warren to exchange some final messages ahead of the weigh-in on Friday.
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Photos: Hamzah Sheeraz, Francisco Emanuel Torres - Face To Face at Final Presser

THE PRESS CONFERENCE for Saturday night's bumper show at the Copper Box Arena took place this afternoon at the BT Sport studios, just a stone's throw from the venue, and the headline fighters joined promoter Frank Warren to exchange some final messages ahead of the weigh-in on Friday. Frank was...
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Frank Warren: Hamzah Sheeraz is Middleweight Star in The Making

WHEN I LOOK down our stacked card for the bumper show at the Copper Box Arena on Saturday I am convinced that it features a good number of future world champions. I have such confidence in our band of elite young fighters and healthy ticket sales suggest that the fans are getting behind them in numbers too. There are a few left if you fancy an action-packed night out in Stratford but, if you can’t make it, be sure to tune into BT Sport 1 from 7pm.

Hamzah Sheeraz to face Francisco Emanuel Torres in London

HAMZAH SHEERAZ IS back on British soil following his US preparations for his headline act at the Copper Box Arena on July 2 in a challenge for the vacant WBC Silver middleweight title, live on BT Sport. Sheeraz, just 23, takes on Francisco Emanuel Torres in what will be his...
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Hamzah Sheeraz vs Francisco Emanuel Torres headlines July 16th Queensberry show

Frank Warren’s put together a decent little show for July 16th at London’s Copper Box Arena. Hamzah Sheeraz faces Francisco Emanuel Torres in the main event, while Lennox Clarke defends his Commonwealth and British super middleweight titles against Mark Heffron in the co-feature. Sheeraz (15-0, 11 KO) will...
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Frank Warren Confident Hamzah Sheeraz Will Be Champion at Middleweight

HAMZAH SHEERAZ WAS honored by the Boxing Writers' Club with the prestigious Young Boxer of the Year award earlier this week in London. The 22-year-old achievements were acknowledged at the 69th annual dinner at the Savoy Hotel. Middleweight Hamzah, 15-0 (11 KOs), is the current holder of the WBC International...
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Hamzah Sheeraz, Hopey Price On The Shortlist For 'Young Boxer of The Year' Award

Unbeaten middleweight Hamzah Sheeraz and super-bantamweight prospect Hopey Price feature on the shortlist for the prestigious Young Boxer of the Year award. A total of 13 boxers are on the shortlist to be voted on by members of the Boxing Writers’ Club, with the winner to be presented with their award at The Savoy in London on May 23.
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Photos: David Avanesyan, Hamzah Sheeraz Get Big Knockout Wins

European welterweight champion David Avanesyan made an emphatic statement in a stunning fifth defence of his EBU belt at the OVO Arena, Wembley on Saturday night. His previously unbeaten opponent Oskari Metz had no answers once Avanesyan got to work and the Finn never recovered from a brutal knockdown and was finally saved from himself by the referee with just two minutes on the clock.