Two classy lightweights put on a quality fight last night, as Jorge Linares won a close but unanimous decision over Anthony Crolla. The Venezuelan took the Manchester man’s WBA belt, becoming a three-weight champion in the process. Crolla, taking the biggest fight, against the most talented fighter of his career, made it close, but Linares was just too good. But there is a rematch clause in place and promoter Eddie Hearn says he fully expects … Read Article
The newly crowned WBC Diamond, WBA, Ring Magazine and Lineal Lightweight World Champion Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (41-3, 27 KOs) defeated Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla (31-4-3, 13 KOs) in a huge unification blockbuster at the Manchester Arena on September 24, 2016, live on Sky Sports. After a bout going all twelve rounds with both Linares and Crolla fighting resiliently until the end, the judges announced their scores of 115-114, 117-111, 115-113 all awarding … Read Article
WBC Lightweight Diamond Belt & WBA Lightweight World Championship
Manchester, Lancashire, England – Manchester Arena
This will be the 1,945th fight sanctioned by the WBC in its 53-year history.… Read Article
Before WBA Lightweight World Champion, Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla (31-4-3, 13 KOs) steps into the ring against WBC Lightweight World Champion Jorge “El Nino de Oro” Linares (40-3, 27 KOs) tomorrow, Saturday, September 24, we take a look at how the two fighters measure up with the ‘Tale of the Tape’.
The 12-round fight for the WBA, WBC Diamond, the vacant Ring Magazine and Lineal Lightweight World Championship will have both fighters bidding for the … Read Article
Anthony Crolla wants to continue his incredible run of wins going and defeat Jorge Linares as they clash in a Lightweight unification blockbuster at the Manchester Arena tomorrow night, live on Sky Sports. Crolla puts his WBA crown on the line for the second time against the three-weight great, who brings his WBC Diamond strap to the UK. The vacant Ring magazine title is the third prize on offer to the winner, offering Crolla the … Read Article
Jorge “El Nino de Oro” Linares has told Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla that his fans cannot help him in their unification blockbuster for the WBA, WBC Diamond and vacant Ring Magazine Lightweight titles at the Manchester Arena on Saturday September 24, live on Sky Sports.
Three-weight world king, Linares brings his all-action style to Manchester for the mouth-watering contest, as he looks to halt Crolla’s remarkable rise to the top of the 135lbs division.… Read Article
One of the most anticipated bouts in boxing will take place on Saturday afternoon, September 24th as Anthony Crolla and Jorge Linares will square off for the WBA/WBC Diamond/Ring Magazine Lightweight championship that will be televised LIVE on AWE-A WEALTH OF ENTERTAINMENT.
For boxing fans who don’t have AWE, you are in luck because the fight will be streamed live on www.klowdtv.com … Read Article
WBA Lightweight World Champion Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla (31-4-3, 13 KOs), and WBC Lightweight World Champion Jorge “El Niño de Oro” Linares (40-3, 27 KOs), hosted a press conference today at Hotel Football in Old Trafford, to formally announce the blockbuster world championship unification fight for the WBA and WBC Diamond World and Ring Magazine Lightweight Championships at the Manchester Arena on September 24, 2016, live on Sky Sports.… Read Article
Manchester’s Joe Gallagher has already proven his ability as a boxing trainer, what with great success with the likes of Anthony Crolla, Scott Quigg and the Smith brothers, but the modest coach says his gym, in Bolton, could boast four world champions by the end of the year. Gallagher also said, in speaking with Sky Sports, how he feels he has the right to say his gym is currently the best in Britain and Europe.… Read Article
WBO world lightweight champion Terry ‘Turbo’ Flanagan defends his belt against South African Mzonke Fana on July 9 at the Manchester Arena, but is aware that bragging rights in his hometown are still well and truly up for grabs.… Read Article