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Wladimir Klitschko-Tyson Fury is on, and it could prove to be to Klitschko’s toughest test in a while!

As fight fans ave surely read by now, it has been announced by a number of sources how heavyweight king Wladimir Klitschko will defend his belts against unbeaten Tyson Fury, the WBO heavyweight mandatory challenger, on October 24th in Germany. The two sides today came together and, at the last minute avoiding the need for purse bids, the fight was made.

Dusseldorf will host the big fight and both giants are confident of victory. Britain’s Fury, who has been calling for a shot at Klitschko for some time, took to his oft-used Twitter account just minutes ago:

“Viva Deutschland, I’m coming to rock your country in October be there or miss the best fight in heavyweight history, #letsgetthispartystarted,” Fury wrote. Continue reading

Crolla: Sir Alex call got me through dark times

Anthony Crolla says he is still stunned by the support from former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson and the rest of the football club after his attack in December – and wants to repay that faith by ripping the WBA World Lightweight title from Darleys Perez at the Manchester Arena on July 18, live on Sky Sports. Continue reading

Froch Under Fire / Fast Food Jibe For Rafael

If you happen to follow the twitter of ESPN writer Dan Rafael, then you may have seen the rather humorous exchange that took place yesterday regarding Carl Froch and his Golovkin assertions, that began when he posted a selfie on social media alongside the caption, ‘Too big & too strong for GGG’ – this in the same week that respected publication Boxing News ran a Q & A feature on Froch, carrying the headline quote; “I’ll likely retire.”

It’s pretty well known that when Golovkin’s manager Tom Loeffler seemingly went looking for Froch, he was met with a wall of silence after having opened initial talks with Carl’s promoter Eddie Hearn. Continue reading

Jamie Conlan Prevails In Dublin Thriller

Dublin super-flyweight Jamie Conlan, nicknamed “The Mexican”, last night came up against a real and very tough one in Junior Granados (now 13-3-1) at The National Stadium in the City – the world’s only purpose built boxing arena – and survived numerous scares – including 2 hurtful knockdowns – to battle back from the brink and take the fight on scores of 96-92, 95-92 and 95-93. Continue reading

Declan Geraghty “You’ll see several Irish world champions developed over the next five years.”

Gifted Irish super-feather Declan ‘Pretty Boy’ Geraghty might be based at the MGM gym in Marbella, Spain but he’s a Dublin man to the core.

Boxing writer Glynn Evans could think of no one better to discuss the Irish fight scene ahead of Saturday’s mega promotion at the National Stadium that the 25 year old southpaw who clearly swallowed the Blarney Stone. Continue reading