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Anthony Mundine talks Rabchenko fight

OVER A WEEK on from their competitive 12 round clash in Melbourne, Aussie legend Anthony Mundine says Sergey Rabchenko has every reason to hold his head high.

The former three-time world champion scored a split decision victory over Rabchenko at a packed Hisense Arena last Wednesday and is now targeting showdowns with the likes of Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Continue reading

Live Stream: Cleverly – Bellew Weigh-In

Nathan Cleverly 199 – Tony Bellew 199
James DeGale 167 – Marco Antonio Periban 169.6
Scott Quigg 121 – Hidenori Otake 121
Jamie McDonnell 117 – Javier Chacon 117
Anthony Joshua 240 – Michael Sprott 243
George Groves 167 – Denis Douglin 168.4
Anthony Joshua 240- Michael Sprott 243
Callum Smith 167- Nikola Sjekloca 167
Bradley Saunders 147 – Ivans Levickis 143

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Luke Blackledge in first defense

Luke Blackledge in first defense of WBC International Silver super-middleweight title against Konstantin Alexandrov in Blackburn on November 22

Lancashire super-middleweight, Luke Blackledge 17(6)-2(1)-2 is all set to defend his recently attained WBC International Silver super middleweight title in Blackburn on November 22nd against Bulgarian, Konstantin Alexandrov 3-3-0. Continue reading

Hidenori Othake takes on Scott Quigg tomorrow

Hidenori Othake takes on Scott Quigg for the WBA Bantamweight title – and the Japanese star wants to become a history maker on Saturday night at the sold out Echo Arena in Liverpool, live on Sky Sports Box Office.

This is only the second time in boxing history that a Japanese boxer has come to England to challenge for the World title, the first was Mitsunori Seki, who was stopped in nine rounds by Howard Winstone way back in 1968 for the vacant WBC Featherweight crown. 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

Bellew vs Cleverly II – What’s the Worth?

“Oh fast Eddie, you slick, sly, Essex guy you. Tried to pull another fast one over us again have you? Trying to get us to pay for a pay-per-view that isn’t worth the hourly wage of the call-centre worker that will be taking the call are ya!!!???”

Add in a bunch profanities and this is the kind of talk currently being aimed at Eddie Hearn. The man in charge of Matchroom Sports, responsible for giving over a dozen British fighters world title shots and organising one of the biggest boxing bouts of all time in just the last four years, is under a hail of criticism. As Roy Keane probably once said, sports fans are fickle bastards. Continue reading