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Marshall vs Hermans LIVE! Boxing fight stream, TV channel, latest updates and undercard results




arshall vs Hermans – LIVE!

Savannah Marshall puts her WBO middleweight title on the line tonight when she defends the belt against Femke Hermans in Newcastle.

This is the 30-year-old’s third defence of her title, wbich she won in October 2020 with a seventh-round stoppage victory over Hannah Rankin, and she has not been taken past the third round in her two fights since.

It’s a huge night for Marshall, particularly when you consider what could come next should she get the job done against Hermans. Victory could set up a massive undisputed fight against Claressa Shields, holder of the WBA, WBC, IBF, WBF and The Ring titles.

Shields defended those belts in Cardiff in February, when she then got into a heated confrontation with Marshall after the fight. Marshall is the only fighter to ever beat the American, back in the amateur World Championships in 2012, and a clash between the pair in the professional ranks would be hugely anticipated.

Before that, there is plenty of action to look forward to on the undercard. Florian Marku and Chris Jenkins clashed at the weigh-in and should produce an entertaining fight for the IBF International welterweight belt, while Brad Rea extended his record to 13-0 with a comfortable points victory.

Boxing schedule and results

Savannah Marshall vs Femke Hermans

Florian Marku vs Chris Jenkins

Zak Chelli vs Jack Kilgannon

Brad Rea bt Lukasz Ndafoluma

Chloe Watson vs Gemma Ruegg

Luke Cope bt Lee Connelly

April Hunter bt Ester Konecna

Michael Webster bt Erdogan Kadrija

Georgia O’Connor bt Erica Alvarez

Hosea Stewart bt Phil William

Matty Harris bt Mait Metsis

Michael Likalu bt Carl Turney

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Chelli vs Kilgannon

Round 1

Chelli throwing some really big right hands early on, Kilgannon looking to tie up his opponent at every opportunity.

Heavy shots all coming from Chelli, he looks really focussed. Maybe a bit too keen though, getting frustrated as Kilgannon moves around the ring. Stalks after him and continues to look for the big right hand.

Kilgannon shoves Chelli away from the clinch and lands a couple of nice shots on the ball, but it’s Chelli’s round.


Chelli and Kilgannon are in the ring, just moments away from getting this one up and running.

Another eight-round bout, should we go the distance.


On we go, as the super-middleweights now take centre stage.

Zak Chelli vs Jack Kilgannon… Kilgannon took the fight on Thursday so he’s had very little notice. Also could prove to be awkward for Chelli, a late change of opponent never easy to deal with.

He’s still the big favourite to come through though.


Rea says he felt like he won every round of the fight and could comfortably have gone another two rounds had it been a longer bout. Also says he feels like he may have suffered a hand injury earlier on.

Good learning fight for Rea, he was certainly tested in parts. Switched a lot between orthodox and southpaw, and landed some really nice shots.


Rea gets points decision

78-73 in favour of Brad Rea!

Referee gives it to Rea as expected, as the Mancunian extends his unbeaten record to 13-0.

A couple of slightly nervy moments in the opening rounds, but a great knockdown and he controlled the second half of the fight nicely. Job done.


Rea vs Ndafoluma

Round 8

Final round of the bout – are we going the distance?

Ndafoluma throws a couple of body shots, referee warns him not to go too low. Not as much snap in his shots now though, as you’d expect at the end of the fight.

Lovely left hook from Rea, but Ndafoluma responds with a combination to the body.

And that’s the final bell. Should be a relatively comfortable points decision in favour of Rea.


Rea vs Ndafoluma

Round 7

Got to think that Rea is far enough ahead on the cards now, particularly with that knockdown, that he just needs to see out these last six minutes to get the decision.

Might be even better for him if he keeps throwing the combinations, looks so much better when he takes the centre of the ring and lets his hands go.

Nice left hand and Ndafoluma is forced back onto the ropes. A couple of great body shots too, and another punishing left hook. This dominant stuff now from Rea, Ndafoluma having the energy knocked out of him.

Rea’s best overall three minutes of the fight.


Rea vs Ndafoluma

Round 6

Rea catching Ndafoluma when the Namibian comes in, timing the left hooks really nicely.

Ndafoluma continuing to throw plenty, he hasn’t given up hope of winning this fight. Rea has looked vulnerable at times.

Big, looping right hand from Ndafoluma misses, getting a bit more desperate from him now. Rea lands a nice jab to finish the round as he continues to keep things largely under control.


Watch: Rea gets the knockdown in Round 4


Rea vs Ndafoluma

Round 5

Can Rea push the pace and take real control now? Ndafoluma looks to have recovered from that knockdown.

Rea happy enough to just control the pace of this fight, doesn’t look in any real rush. Staying out of range on the whole, Ndafoluma not able to land many of those right hands that we saw earlier in the fight.

Uneventful round, Rea probably just about did enough to take it.

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No mention of Flores’ lawsuit in Goodell Super Bowl presser



NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference in advance of Super Bowl LVII at Phoenix Convention Center on Feb. 8, 2023, in Phoenix.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks during a press conference in advance of Super Bowl LVII at Phoenix Convention Center on Feb. 8, 2023, in Phoenix.
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Every year at the Super Bowl, journalists get a chance to ask NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell the questions that need to be answered on live television as the world watches. This year, the inquiries and subject matters ranged from two Black quarterbacks making history, Damar Hamlin, officiating, and the potential ways that the league will broadcast upcoming games. But, the Black cloud — no pun intended — that’s been hovering over the NFL for over a year wasn’t mentioned once on Wednesday. And it’s proof that the NFL is loving the fact that people seem to have forgotten that Brian Flores, Steve Wilks, and Ray Horton have an ongoing class-action lawsuit against the league for its alleged racist hiring practices.

Distractions are part of the game

It’s been over a year since the former Miami Dolphins head coach — and current defensive coordinator for the Minnesota Vikings — dropped a bomb on the sports world when he decided that legal action was the only way to make people thoroughly understand just how rigged the game is for Black coaches in the NFL.

“It’s hard to speak out…but this is bigger than football. This is bigger than coaching,” said Flores.

Days later, Goodell was on stage answering questions at the Super Bowl about that, and more.

“I think I’d start with the basis that racism or any form of discrimination is against our values. And really something that we will not tolerate,” he said at last year’s press conference.

Same as it ever was

On Wednesday, it was more of the same. “I do, but I still feel like there’s better work, and more work ahead of us,” Goodell said about the “meaningful progress” that’s taken place with diversity amongst head coaches. “I think that there is progress, and we’re pleased to see progress. But it’s never enough.”

A lot has happened since Goodell took the stage last year in Los Angeles and when he returned to it in Arizona. For instance, Steve Wilks and Ray Horton joined Flores’ lawsuit. Flores spent last season as an assistant with the Pittsburgh Steelers, and he’s now with the Vikings — as an assistant, again. Wilks was the interim head coach of the Carolina Panthers, but due to the history of the men who carry that title with his skin color, he never had a chance of permanently landing the job — no matter if Panthers owner David Tepper is claiming to be trying to eradicate the league’s “old boys network.” Horton is coaching in the USFL. And you can still count the number of African-American head coaches in the league on one hand and have some fingers left to spare, as Mike Tomlin (Pittsburgh), DeMeco Ryans (Houston), and Todd Bowles (Tampa Bay) are the melanated trinity.

I thought Goodell said progress was taking place. Does it look like it to you? Maybe my eyesight is bad.

Last fall, the plaintiffs’ lawyers were alleging racial bias against the NFL as the league wanted things to move to arbitration — where nobody can see. In court documents, the lawyers wrote that “arbitration would allow ‘unconscionably biased one-sided ‘kangaroo courts’ to determine the outcome. If arbitration is where things land, it means that Goodell will be the arbitrator — which is in the best interest of the teams that are being sued, and the league. The latest development occurred last week when it was reported that the judge presiding over the case has requested that more written briefings about arbitration be submitted later in the month.

What does that mean?

That this thing is still in limbo, as we’re waiting to see if this will play out in court or behind closed doors.

But, even if this arbitration decision does go the way of Brian Flores, Steve Wilks, and Ray Horton, we have no idea when the dust will finally settle — which is a win for the league. Because while the league might wind up losing this case, they have a winning strategy. Which is to ignore it, as everyone else did on a Wednesday afternoon in Glendale, Arizona.

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Man United 2-2 Leeds LIVE! Sancho goal – Premier League result, match stream and latest updates today




ubstitute Jadon Sancho’s first goal since September earned Manchester United a thrilling 2-2 draw with Leeds United in the Premier League on Wednesday as the hosts came back from two goals down to salvage a point.

Leeds flew out of the traps and stunned Old Trafford into silence after 55 seconds when Wilfried Gnonto arrowed the visitors in front from the edge of the penalty area.

The home side wasted a host of chances to level in the first half, before Leeds looked to have stormed into a match-winning position early in the second period as Raphael Varane put through his own net to double the visitors’ advantage.

However, in-form Marcus Rashford headed the hosts back into the match in the 62nd minute and Sancho stepped off the bench to rescue his side a point eight minutes later, squeezing the ball past goalkeeper Illan Meslier.

Old Trafford sensed another rousing comeback would be completed with a late winner, but their side ran out of steam, failing to win at home for the first time in 14 matches in all competitions.

United stayed third in the standings, three points ahead of Newcastle United in fourth, having played one game more.

Managerless Leeds climbed one place to 16th, one point clear of the relegation zone.

United had beaten their Roses rivals Leeds by a scoreline of 11-3 in their previous two clashes at Old Trafford, and the visitors were on a seven-game Premier League winless streak which led to manager Jesse Marsch being sacked this week.

Their form made it all the more surprising when Leeds raced into an early lead, Gnonto netting the second-earliest goal scored by an away player at Old Trafford in the Premier League, after Edin Dzeko’s strike in 2014 for Manchester City.

After De Gea denied Leeds a second with a smart stop at his near post, United twice went close to levelling as debutant Marcel Sabitzer volleyed over before Garnacho drilled just wide.

The chances kept coming for the home side, with Garnacho rounding Meslier before seeing an effort blocked and Sabitzer denied by a brilliant save.

The hosts’ profligacy looked to have proved costly as Leeds appeared to be on course to secure a first win in 18 trips to Old Trafford after Varane was powerless to prevent Crysencio Summerville’s cross rolling into his own net.

Rashford, however, had another ideas, steering a header home to become the first Manchester United player to score in six consecutive appearances at Old Trafford in the Premier League since Wayne Rooney in 2012.

Brenden Aaronson hit the post from a Leeds free kick, a let- off Manchester United capitalised on as Sancho, back in the squad after a lengthy absence due to physical and mental wellbeing issues, grabbed the equaliser with a calm finish.

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Ten Hag sends exciting Sancho message after key Man United goal

Erik ten Hag hailed the “magnificent” Jadon Sancho after the Manchester United forward scored his first goal since September in Wednesday’s thrilling draw with Leeds.

The England international only recently made his return to the United set-up after training on his own following what ten Hag said to be “physical and mental issues”.

Sancho’s strike won a point for the home side after Marcus Rashford had first pulled one back following Leeds’ quick-fire start in both halves.

Read Ten Hag’s message in full here!

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Full match report: Sancho steps up to save Man United but worrying signs without Casemiro

Jadon Sancho’s first goal since September rescued a point for Manchester United in a thrilling draw with rivals Leeds.

Wilfried Gnonto had put the visitors ahead in less than a minute, catching a United side missing the midfield control of Casemiro and Christian Eriksen cold.

Jadon Sancho’s first goal since September rescued a point for Manchester United in a thrilling draw with rivals Leeds.

Wilfried Gnonto had put the visitors ahead in less than a minute, catching a United side missing the midfield control of Casemiro and Christian Eriksen cold.

The home side wasted a host of chances to level in the first half, before Leeds looked to have stormed into a match-winning position early in the second period as Raphael Varane put through his own net to double the visitors’ advantage.

Read our full match report here!

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FT: Man United 2-2 Leeds

A thrilling draw at Old Trafford.

Just a reminder, these two teams play again on Sunday!



90 mins: Are we in for a winner?


All Man United now

83 mins: Dangerous game for Leeds.



79 mins: Varane heads over the bar!


Brilliant game

73 mins: Both teams still going for it! Surely there’s going to be a winner.


GOAL! Man United 2-2 Leeds | Jadon Sancho ‘69


Sancho squeezes one in from close range!

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Martin Bakole will look to enforce shot at Daniel Dubois | ‘He’s possibly the most avoided heavyweight out there’ | Boxing News



Martin Bakole will look to force a shot at Daniel Dubois and the WBA ‘regular’ title that the London heavyweight holds.

Bakole’s last outing was an impressive, conclusive win over French Olympic champion Tony Yoka from the away corner.

Born in Congo and now based in Scotland, Bakole has only lost once in his 19-bout professional career.

Martin Bakole
Martin Bakole is willing to take on anyone in the heavyweight division

He is now rated at number two in the WBA’s heavyweight world rankings and has signed to join new promoter BOXXER.

BOXXER’s Ben Shalom told Sky Sports that Bakole intends to enforce a shot at Dubois.

“I think they’re about to order a mandatory for Daniel, Martin wants that title. Martin is top of the tree in the WBA now,” Shalom said.

“With his win against Tony Yoka, he was so impressive to go out and do that in Paris against a former Olympic champion. On the circuit he’s possibly the most avoided heavyweight out there. Delighted to have him. I think he could challenge for world titles very soon.”

Martin Bakole, Billy Nelson
Martin Bakole with trainer Billy Nelson

Oleksandr Usyk is the WBA’s full world champion, but Dubois holds a secondary or ‘regular’ belt with that sanctioning body.

The Londoner is recovering from an injury he sustained in his last fight, a scare against Kevin Lerena. That though is the fight Bakole is gunning for.

“Martin backs himself in any fight in the heavyweight division. Daniel Dubois is on his list and Billy Nelson [Bakole’s trainer] has been talking about him for a long time and they’re ready to go,” Shalom said.

“It’s definitely that title that we have our eyes on. Obviously Daniel’s injured at the moment. But luckily with Martin he will fight anyone. They could pick any name for him to fight for that title and he would take it.

“So we’ve got a very, very good heavyweight that’s willing to fight anyone. That’s a perfect mix.”

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