Courageous Brook Falls Short of Greatness

Sport News 24/7    By Mark Whalley Gennady “GGG” Golovkin beats “Special” Kell Brook by TKO Brook’s corner throws in the towel in round five following a suspected broken eye socket Pulsating fight ends as predicted but Brook emerges with enormous credit LONDON, UK – It was ... More

Frampton Scores Defining Victory

By Mark Whalley Frampton beats Leo Santa Cruz by majority decision in a hugely enjoyable contest "The Jackal" wins over the judges on quality and precision Becomes the first two-weight world champion from Northern Ireland BROOKLYN, NEW YORK – Carl “The Jackal” Frampton entered the ring at the ... More

Khan and Crolla: Dissecting Two Boxing Journeys

By Mark Whalley Amir Khan KO'd in brutal fashion by Canelo Alvarez Anthony Crolla stops Ismael Barroso in the seventh with wicked body shot Both fighters now enter fascinating new phases of their careers Las Vegas, USA - For anyone who wants an insight into why boxing can be so compelling, the drama of ... More

Where Next For Anthony Joshua?

By Mark Whalley Anthony Joshua obliterates IBF champ Martin with second-round KO Londoner becomes Britain’s second current heavyweight king His team must now decide whether to stick or twist in who to match him up against London, UK - The major theme of Saturday night’s contest between Anthony Joshua and ... More

Frampton Overcomes Quigg: Post-Fight Analysis

By Mark Whalley Belfast’s Frampton wins a lacklustre affair by split decision Scott Quigg loses his WBA title and breaks jaw in defeat Big questions need to be asked about Quigg’s trainer Joe Gallagher MANCHESTER, UK – After all the hype, the event failed to deliver for entertainment, but that will cause ... More

Boxing: Frampton Vs Quigg Pre-Fight Analysis

By Mark Whalley Belfast’s Frampton and Bury’s Quigg meet on Feb 27 Both hold versions of world titles in the super-bantamweight division Opinion is firmly divided on who will emerge victorious MANCHESTER, UK - It’s fair to say that expectations are high for next week’s showdown between Carl Frampton ... More

British Boxing in 2016: the Fights we want to see

By Mark Whalley British boxing has enjoyed a stellar 2015 A number of enticing all-British bouts could lie in store next year The year will start with a potential thriller between Quigg and Frampton 2015 will go down as a fantastic year for British boxing at the top level: currently 12 British fighters hold ... More

Saunders Dethrones Lee to become Middleweight Champ

By Mark Whalley Challenger Saunders wins WBO title via majority decision Has champ down twice in the third round but made to work hard for victory Ireland’s Lee now has three defeats Manchester, UK. Travellers in boxing are all the rage right now. Tyson Fury, of course, is dominating headlines as the recent ... More

Crolla Completes Fairytale Comeback

By Mark Whalley Mancunian Crolla upsets the odds to land first world title Lee Haskins also becomes world champ after opponent Caballero fails to make weight But Martin Murray endures another night of title heartbreak in Germany Manchester, UK – Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla capped off a turbulent 12 ... More

Callum Smith Dominates Rival Fielding

By Mark Whalley Callum Smith wins battle of Liverpool in first round In doing so, Smith wins the British Super-Middleweight and WBC Silver titles Incredibly, all four Smith brothers have now held British Titles Liverpool, UK - The eagerly-anticipated matchup between Merseyside’s two unbeaten super-middleweight ... More