Frequency : Six per year TV Hours : 6 x 3 Hours Live or 6 x 2 Hour Highlights Format : In 2008 Matchroom Sport launched an exciting new event that is set to revolutionise boxing. Prizefighter is the name and the concept features eight of the best up-and-coming fighters in different weight divisions competing in one evening for the £32,000 winner’s prize. Featuring up-and-coming fighters as well as seasoned veterans, each boxer will pair up in four three minute round quarter-finals with the winners meeting in the semi-finals and final. All fights are to be held in one action-packed evening of boxing that is guaranteed to bring the fans flocking with knockouts and excitement galore. To add to the excitement there is £2,000 bonus for any stoppage wins! Prize Fund : £80,000 Nations Represented : UK, USA, Cuba, France, Russia, Romania, Germany, West Indies, Denmark, Poland Venues : Major halls across the UK Inaugural Year : 2008 Archive : 2008-2012 75 hours Website :www.prizefighter.co.uk Previous winners :
Martin Rogan Heavyweights Sam Sexton Heavyweights II Michael Lomax Welterweights Martin Murray Middleweights Tony Oakey Light Heavyweights Ryan Brawley Lightweights Ovill McKenzie Cruiserweights Audley Harrison Heavyweights III Gavin Rees Light Welterweights Prince Arron Light Middleweights Jon-Lewis Dickinson Cruiserweights II Willie Casey Super Bantamweights Patrick Mendy Super Middleweights Michael Sprott Heavyweights IV Gary Buckland Super Featherweights Travis Dickinson Light Heavyweights II Rocky Fielding Super Middleweights II Mike Perez International Heavyweights Yassine El Maachi Welterweights II Lee Haskins Super Flyweights Robert Lloyd-Taylor Light Middleweights II Choi Tseveenpurev Featherweights Adil Anwar Light Welterweights II Eamonn O'Kane All-Irish Middleweights Tor Hamer International Heavyweights II Terry Flannigan Lightweights II Larry Ekundayo Light Middleweights III Glenn Foot Welterweights III Audley Harrison International Heavyweights III
Snooker’s most prestigious invitation tournament, The Masters, will be back at Alexandra Palace in London next January, and tickets are on sale now.
The event brings together the sport’s elite players,... May 22 2013
MATCHROOM SPORT is delighted to announce an exciting new five year agreement with Sky Sports to bring a variety of outstanding events to the world’s premier sports channel.
Commencing this... April 05 2013
World Snooker is delighted to announce Betfair as the new title sponsor of the sport’s biggest tournament, the World Championship.
The Betfair World Championship will run from April 20 to May... March 25 2013
Sky Sports will take its partnership with the Professional Darts Corporation into a 25th year thanks to a new five-year broadcast deal.
The agreement offers Sky Sports viewers over 50 days... March 07 2013
Motocaddy has been unveiled as the ‘Official Electric Trolley’ brand of the PGA EuroPro Tour for an eighth consecutive year, supporting a professional circuit that has produced Major winners including... February 05 2013
Following the outstanding success of the Betfair Masters, prize money for snooker's greatest invitation event will be increased from £500,000 to £600,000 next year.
The top prize for the 2014... January 21 2013
Matchroom Sport and Sauerland Promotion are delighted to announce that Carl Froch and Mikkel Kessler will fight in Britain.
The huge super middleweight rematch is the fight of the year in... January 15 2013
The BBC will continue to broadcast snooker’s biggest domestic tournaments until at least 2017, extending the current agreement by three years.
The BBC will continue as host broadcaster of the World... January 09 2013
THE McCoy's Premier League Darts will feature TEN players in 2013 under a new format which was announced on Wednesday evening, with Michael van Gerwen, Wes Newton and Robert Thornton... January 02 2013