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Anthony Crolla

Quigg and Crolla: Manchester’s Finest

This Saturday, Manchester’s ‘Phones 4 U’ Arena (Formerly the MEN), plays host to the return of two of the most likable fighters on the British scene. Both Scott Quigg and Anthony Crolla will once again bask in the famed Manchester support as they attempt to further ignite two careers, which have the potential to really take off. It would be fair to say that Quigg (28-0-2 21KO’s) has had [...]

Crolla: I’m top dog in Britain – now I want a World title

Anthony Crolla believes a big performance on Saturday night can lead him to a World title shot when he defends his WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight title against Gamaliel Diaz at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, live on Sky Sports. ‘Million Dollar’ has seen off Brit foes Gavin Rees, Stephen Foster Jnr and John Murray in his last three fights and now faces the former WBC Super Featherweight [...]

Anthony Crolla: I lose everything if I don’t beat Diaz

Anthony Crolla knows his World title dreams will left in tatters if he does not overcome Gamaliel Diaz when they clash for the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight title at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on Saturday September 13, live on Sky Sports. Crolla is ranked fourth with the WBO and victory over former WBC Super Featherweight champion Diaz will see the ‘Million Dollar’ Manchester [...]

Anthony Crolla stops John Murray in 10th-round of a war

In The Battle of Manchester, Anthony Crolla eventually proved to be too much for lightweight rival John Murray. The two men gave their all in a terrific fight that met, even surpassed expectations, but in the end the younger, fresher man pulled out the victory. Dropping Murray with a left hand that landed behind the ear, Crolla then finished his man with a brutal follow-up barrage that prompted the [...]

Video: Crolla vs. Murray weigh-in

John Murray says that beating Anthony Crolla will finally earn him the respect he believes his career deserves as the meet at the Phones 4u Arena in their hometown of Manchester on April 19, live on Sky Sports. The friends meet as rivals in a crunch clash in the Lightweight division, with a rematch for Murray against Kevin Mitchell or a dust-up with former WBO champion Ricky Burns both potential carrots [...]

Anthony Crolla looking to be king of Manchester

Anthony Crolla says he will keep up is 100 per cent record in Manchester derbies when he clashes with John Murray at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on April 19, live on Sky Sports. Crolla has boxed in four all-Manchester fights in his career to date, and come out on top in them all. Crolla began his run by stopping former World champion Michael Brodie in 2009 in Brodie’s last pro fight and [...]

Ricky Hatton joins those banging the drum for Anthony Crolla-John Murray collision

Talks are currently ongoing for Manchester lightweights Anthony Crolla and John Murray to meet in a mouth-watering clash in April. The Manchester Evening News reports how the fight could take place on April 19th on the under-card of Scott Quigg’s WBA super-bantamweight title defence against Nehomar Cermeno at The Manchester Arena. And one man who has added his voice to those calling for the potential [...]

Anthony Crolla faces John Simpson in Glasgow

Manchester Lightweight enters hostile territory with eyes on major title shot Anthony Crolla will meet John Simpson at the SECC in Glasgow on March 1, live on Sky Sports. Manchester contender Crolla is hunting a major title shot this summer, and will face Greenock’s Simpson on the undercard of Ricky Burns’ WBO World Lightweight title defence against unbeaten American Terence Crawford. Crolla [...]

Crolla to put on a ‘Million Dollar’ performance against Simpson

On a lengthy night of boxing from the SECC in Glasgow on March 1st, Anthony ‘Million Dollar’ Crolla will defend his WBO inter-continental lightweight title against John Simpson, live on Sky Sports. The show’s promoter, Eddie Hearn, announced the bout shortly after the cancellation of the eagerly anticipated fight between Wadi Camacho and Stephen Simmons when a broken rib had forced the latter [...]

Crolla vs Foster Jr: Ricky Hatton Expects A Cracking Derby Between Boxing’s Nice Guys

RICKY HATTON thinks this weekend's derby match-up between Stephen Foster Jnr and Anthony Crolla will be a cracker. Salford's Foster Jnr has been handed the chance to appear on the undercard of the big Froch v Groves bill after Crolla's original opponent, British lightweight champion Martin Gethin, was forced to pull out. The 33-year-old former European super-featherweight titlist will go in as an [...]