by Matthew Macklin: Last month, at the O2 Arena in London, around the half way point in my fight with Brian Rose, I knew it was time to retire. My face was marking up, I was getting frustrated at not being able to land my shots and I knew that physically, after a long career my body was telling me that enough was enough. I also knew that I didn’t want to go out … Read Article
Tonight in London on the big O2 card, middleweights Matthew Macklin and Brian Rose engaged in a gruelling, tiring and very likely ageing battle. Macklin, in a must-win fight he said he would retire from the sport with if he lost, edged Rose over 12 tough rounds via majority verdict. Now 35-6(22) the 33-year old prevailed by scores of 115-111 twice (which seemed far too close) and 113-113. Rose, the younger man by two years, … Read Article
Middleweight’s Matthew Macklin and Brian Rose admit that their careers are on the line as they clash at The O2 in London on Saturday night (April 9) live on Sky Sports Box Office.
The vacant IBF Inter-Continental title is on the line between the pair and the winner can look to crash into the rankings and move towards a World title fight down the line.… Read Article
There are no two ways about it, Saturday night is crunch time for Matthew Macklin; the night he will fight to secure his future as a professional boxer. The night he finds out what he has left to give and whether it is going to be enough to get him to his fourth world title attempt. The night Matthew Macklin silences his critics and shows that he is still in the running.… Read Article
The end of the road may have arrived for former middleweight world title challenger Matthew Macklin – at least at top level – after he appeared to struggle last night in his first fight back down at 154 in 9 years, squaring off against former British title challenger, Jason Welborn.
Macklin, now 33, was making noise about still wanting to win a world title, something he felt he could achieve by moving back down, although … Read Article
MGM’s very own Matthew Macklin is back in the ring this weekend at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham. Matthew will be taking on Jason Welbourn on the undercard of Sam Eggington ́s British welterweight title defence against Dale Evans. This is his first fight since stopping Chris Herrmann in less than two minutes in August and his second fight in a three-fight-plan to get another shot at a world title next year.… Read Article
2x former world title challenger Matthew Macklin (33-6, 22ko) is convinced that he can still capture the world honours that have proven frustratingly elusive, with a move down from middleweight to 154 lbs potentially the key to success.
The 33 year old begins his quest against Jason Welborn (17-3, 6ko) in Birmingham on Saturday night, his first fight at the new weight in 9 years, and a crucial bounce back from his crushing – and … Read Article
Matthew Macklin believes that moving down to Super Welterweight can turn his World title dreams into reality as he faces Jason Welborn for the vacant WBC International title at the Barclaycard Arena in Birmingham on Saturday (October 17) live on Sky Sports.… Read Article
Former 2x middleweight world title challenger Matthew Macklin (33-6, 22ko) is convinced he has still has more to give at the top level, and took another small step toward getting his career back on track last night in Marbella, when he stopped German club fighter Chris Hermann (19-7-1, 10ko) inside a round on a show put on by the promotional arm of his MGM gymnasium, which is located in the Spanish resort.
‘I touched him … Read Article
Former three time world title challenger Matthew Macklin has been speaking about his excitement at the professional boxing show “Lights out at the Plaza” which is being headlined by Macklin himself on 28th August in Marbella. … Read Article