Anthony Joshua comes to Leicester after he fights to win the Super WBA and IBO titles

Anthony Joshua will be heading to Leicester just three weeks after his sold-out fight at Wembley with Wladimir Klitschko. The evening, courtesy of Kong Events will take place at Leicester Athena on Thursday 18th May.   Current IBF World Heavyweight Champion Joshua, will be fighting to defend his title, whilst attempting to gain the [...]

2017-04-21T13:05:24+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Boxing Events|

Nigel Benn trains at Kings Gym

Gym members were "in awe" when former world champion boxer Nigel Benn popped in for training. Benn, the ex-world middleweight and super-middleweight champion, remembered for electrifying fights with Gerald McClellan, Chris Eubank and others, visited King's Gym, in Percy Road, Leicester, yesterday afternoon. Benn, who was nicknamed "Dark Destroyer", was in Leicester for An Evening [...]

2016-06-21T12:55:05+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Boxing Events|

An Evening with Anthony Joshua

  This October sees Kong Events bring another sporting superstar to Leicester, in the form of WBC International heavyweight champion and Olympic Gold medallist, Anthony Joshua MBE. The evening will see the young boxing star attending a lounge suit event in the city on Saturday 10th October. Guests can look forward to a 2 course meal [...]

2015-07-17T10:55:26+00:00 July 17th, 2015|Boxing Events|

Ricky “The Hitman” Hatton boxes his way into Leicester

UK boxing champion, Ricky Hatton MBE, is coming to Leicester this April for an exclusive ‘evening with the star’. Manchester-born Ricky will be regaling attendees of the black-tie affair with stories of his illustrious fighting past as they enjoy dinner, drinks and dancing well into the night. Being held on Friday 25th April from 7pm at [...]

2014-03-04T00:00:58+00:00 March 4th, 2014|Boxing Events|