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Khattab ready for tougher challenges

Abdul Khattab (8-0, 3 KOs) believes he is ready for tougher challenges. However the 21 year-old must first get past Laurent Ferra (16-17-4, 4 KOs) when the pair meet at the Nordic Fight Night at the Falconer Hall at the Radisson Blu on Saturday, November 29.

Eight fights and eight victories are already on Khattab’s CV. Continue reading

All Or Nothing: Brækhus vs. Retzke – final press conference

Cecilia Brækhus (26-0, 7 KOs) and Jennifer Retzke (15-1-1, 9 KOs) both attended the final pre-fight press conference today ahead of their WBC, WBA, WBO & IBF Female World Welterweight Championship fight at the Falconer Hall at the Radisson Blu in Copenhagen on Saturday night.

Brækhus will be defending the titles she unified with a historic victory over Ivana Habazin in September. As she prepares for her next challenger, “The First Lady’ is confident her undefeated record will remain intact. Continue reading

Svensson vs. Morelli media workout – quotes from Malmo

‘The Swedish Princess’ Klara Svensson (14-0, 5 KOs) defends her interim WBC Female World Light Welterweight title against Lucia Morelli (18-4, 8 KOs) on Saturday night at the Falconer Hall at the Radisson Blu in Copenhagen. Today, both fighters met with the press at a media workout in Svensson’s hometown, Malmo.

“You can tell by looking at Lucia that she has come to win,’’ said Svensson. ‘’She knows that I own an important belt, but I’m not going to let her get her hands on it. I feel that I’m the better boxer and I will be the toughest fighter she has ever faced. Continue reading

Brækhus ready for ‘no-show’ Retzke – quotes from Oslo

Cecilia Brækhus met with the Norwegian media at a press conference today in Oslo ahead of her WBC, WBA, WBO & IBF Female World Welterweight title defence on Saturday night at the Falconer Hall at the Radisson Blu in Copenhagen.

Notable in her absence was the pound-for-pound queen’s opponent, Jennifer Retzke, who refused to attend the scheduled press conference due to a perceived snub by ‘The First Lady’ when the pair came face-to-face at a shared media day in Berlin. Continue reading

Svensson: Morelli is not going to stand in my way

Klara Svensson (14-0, 5 KOs) can enter 2015 with 15 victories if she defeats Lucia Morelli (18-4, 8 KOs) at the Falconer Hall at the Radisson Blu in Copenhagen on November 29.

“I have big plans for next year and Morelli is not going to stand in my way,’’ said the ‘Swedish Princess’, ahead of her interim WBC World Light Welterweight title defence. Continue reading

George Groves vs Denis Douglin on Saturday

George Groves (19-2, 15 KOs) and Denis Douglin (17-3, 10 KOs) came face-to-face for the first time at today’s press conference ahead of their WBC Silver World Super Middleweight Championship fight on Saturday night, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

There is a lot on the line for the ‘Saint’, who risks both his WBC Silver title and WBC mandatory position, when he faces the ‘Mommas Boy’ in front of a sell out crowd at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. Continue reading