15 Results for tag: boxing

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

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

Burns Imposes His Will on Gonzalez to Retain Title

There are several clichés in boxing: a boxer’s “power is the last thing to go”. Knockouts in the top division can occur at any time because “that’s heavyweight boxing”. When a boxer is cut, he can often rely on the assistance of an unheard-of cutsman, who is invariably described as “one of the best in the ... More

Bellew Labours to Disappointing Draw with Chilemba

By Mark Whalley Liverpool’s popular light-heavyweight Tony “The Bomber” Bellew promised he was “prepared to die” in the ring before his contest with Malawian Isaac Chilemba, but cut a frustrated figure in a twelve-round draw that failed to capture the imagination of those watching on at Liverpool’s Echo ... More

Mathews and Crolla Battle to Epic Draw

By Mark Whalley Derry Mathews and Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla fought to a thrilling draw in their rematch of last year’s titanic matchup – widely viewed as the 2012 British fight of the year – which had been won by Mathews via sixth round TKO. As a result, neither fighter won the vacant Commonwealth lightw... More

Fight Dates Set for both Heavyweight Davids

By Mark Whalley David Haye and David Price have both announced their next steps on the long ladder towards heavyweight world championship glory. Bermondsey brawler Haye will fight an as-yet-unnamed opponent at the M.E.N. Arena on June 29, whilst popular Liverpudlian Price will seek to avenge his shock defeat to Tony ... More