talkSPORT secures exclusive rights to four major BOXXER events

04/28/2023 - No comments

talkSPORT has won the radio rights to a host of key upcoming boxing matches including the much-anticipated rematch between Liam Smith and Chris Eubank Jr.

The schedule gets underway with Joshua Buatsi vs Pawel Stepien from 7pm on Saturday 6th May, with the commentary team including former boxer Spencer Oliver, Adam Catterall, Gareth A Davies.

Before later in the month on 27th May the team will commentate on a cracking clash as Lawrence Okolie takes on Chris Billam-Smith for the WBO Cruiserweight Championship at the sold-out Vitality Stadium in Bournemouth, home to Premier League football side AFC Bournemouth.

Next, talkSPORT the visits the historic York Hall in Bethnal Green, London for an event headlined by young prodigy Adam Azim on Saturday, June 10th as he takes his next step on the journey to what former world champion Amir Khan has predicted will be certain world champion status and possibly all-time great status.

Heading north to Manchester on Saturday, June 17th, talkSPORT will be ringside in the sold-out AO Arena as bitter rivals Chris Eubank Jr and Liam Smith rematch in the main event and the UK’s own Savannah ‘The Silent Assassin’ Marshall challenges for the undisputed super-middleweight championship of the world against the USA’s Franchon Crews-Dezurn.

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The team will be across the full fight week including press conferences, weigh-ins with exclusive content across talkSPORT’s social channels including our YouTube channel, the website at and across talkSPORT, talkSPORT 2 and the Fight Night Podcast.

Head of talkSPORT, Liam Fisher said: “talkSPORT is THE destination for boxing in the UK. From the live fights, the trash talk and all the behind the scenes content – our team will face down all the stories to get fans in the ring with these warriors. It will be unmissable entertainment and we can’t wait to get started next weekend”.

Ben Shalom, BOXXER Founder and CEO, “BOXXER is about to deliver some of the biggest boxing events of the year and now those events will be even bigger as talkSPORT airs live action and exclusive behind the scenes content to millions of households across the country. We can’t wait to kick things off with talkSPORT in Birmingham next weekend, as Joshua Buatsi makes his promotional debut with BOXXER.”

As well as the BOXXER events talkSPORT also has exclusive coverage of KSI’s latest fight as he takes on Joe Fournier in London on 13th May with coverage from 7pm.

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You can tune in to talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 via our free online streaming service at, DAB digital radio, download the talkSPORT app, or ask your smart speaker to play talkSPORT or talkSPORT 2. talkSPORT is also widely available across the UK on 1089 or 1053 AM.

6th May: Joshua Buatsi v Pawiel Stepien (Birmingham). Coverage from 7pm.

13th May: KSI v Joe Fournier (London)

27th May: Lawrence Okolie v Chris Billam-Smith for the WBO Cruiserweight Championship (Bournemouth)

10th June: Adam Azim v Aram Fanyan (London)

17th June: Liam Smith v Chris Eubank Jr: The Rematch; Franchón Crews-Dezurn v Savannah Marshall (Manchester)

Tickets to BOXXER’s upcoming events are available at