19 Results for tag: British Boxing

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

DeGale Making North American Debut in May

By Mark Whalley 2008 Olympic gold medallist and current WBC Silver super-middleweight champion James DeGale will make his first appearance on North American soil on May 17, fighting an as-yet unnamed opponent in Gatineau, Canada. The slick southpaw, nicknamed “Chunky”, will be making the first defence of the title ... 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

Saunders Victory Sparks Super-Middleweight Speculation

By Mark Whalley Billy Joe Saunders bt Matthew Hall (Unanimous Points Decision 12) Former Olympian Billy Joe Saunders maintained his unbeaten status with a comfortable points victory over the game Matthew Hall at the iconic York Hall on Thursday night. In doing so, the Hatfield southpaw defended his British and Commonwea... More