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 to withdraw. It was disappointing news as the boxers had each played their part in fueling the passion of the fight in the build-up with heated exchanges on Twitter and plenty of ill-attitude during face-to-face confrontation.
Crolla will enter hostile ground in front of a partisan crowd looking to put on a ‘Million Dollar’ performance against the rugged and relentless Scotsman and hoping to make a statement to WBO lightweight champion Ricky Burns. Continue reading
British Super-Featherweight Champion Gary Buckland makes his BoxNation debut this summer in an exciting clash against Scottish rival John Simpson.
Welsh star Buckland defends his title against Simpson at the Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on Saturday 17th August, LIVE on The Channel of Champions, BoxNation (Sky Ch. 437/Virgin Ch. 546). Continue reading