Andrew Wake | 05.11.14 09:43
Hidenori Otake will be the
toast of Japan if he defeats Scott Quigg on November 22.
The Tokyo veteran challenges for
the WBA super-bantamweight title on the big Cleverly v Bellew card
in Liverpool and his sponsors have promised to name a beer after
him if he is victorious.
"I'm not content with just being
the challenger, and I'm not going to England just for the memories
- I'm ready to give everything to bring home the belt," he
"Quigg looks like he is strong, and
Andrew Wake | 30.05.14 01:21
A collection of knockdowns and knockouts from the past two
Andrew Wake | 01.04.14 09:01
Carl Frampton speaks about his upcoming WBC World
Super-Bantamweight title final eliminator.
Andrew Wake | 26.03.14 12:33
RENDALL MUNROE knows he needs to put on a polished performance
in Blackpool this weekend in order to keep his name in title
The Leicester featherweight was controversially stopped by
British and European champion Lee Selby last month and feels a
devastating performance is required to get his career back on
A big fight has been mooted for the popular 33-year-old, but
that could go out of the window if he fails to impress against
Dewsbury's tricky Youssef  ...
Andrew Wake | 30.01.14 09:41
Carl Frampton will meet Mexican veteran Hugo Cazares in a WBC
super-bantamweight eliminator at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast on
Victory will earn the Irishman a shot at fast rising star Leo
Santa Cruz, but he cannot afford to look past the threat Cazares
Nicknamed 'El Incredible', 35-year-old Cazares has won world
titles at both light-flyweight and super-flyweight so will be keen
to earn himself another shot at glory.
"[He] is a former two-weight world champion ...
Andrew Wake | 29.01.14 08:26
Rendall Munroe bids to become a two-weight European champion
when he faces Lee Selby for the vacant Featherweight crown at the
Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on Saturday and says he still has
designs on world title glory.
Munroe hung the gloves up after defeat against Scott Quigg in
their clash for the interim WBA super-bantamweight title in
November 2012. The Leicester man stayed only away from the fight
game for just four months though and was back in action in his
hometown in May ...
Andrew Wake | 12.11.13 11:17
Unbeaten Belfast stylist Carl Frampton has vacated both his
European and Commonwealth super-bantamweight titles.
Manager and promoter Barry McGuigan said the decision has been
taken so that "The Jackal" can concentrate on earning a world title
Frampton beat Kiko Martinez in February this year and has been
linked with rematch since the Spaniard won the IBF crown during the
Martinez is due to make his maiden defence against Jeffrey
Mathebula in December. As Frampt...
Andrew Wake | 07.11.13 09:03
Scott Quigg will defend his WBA Super Bantamweight title against
Diego Silva on November 23 at the sold-out Phones 4u Arena
Manchester live on Sky Sports Box Office, with an undercard packed
full of Britain's hottest talent.
Quigg's gym-mate and resurgent Lightweight star Anthony Crolla
challenges Martin Gethin for the British title on a busy night for
trainer Joe Gallagher, who will also have unbeaten Super
Middleweight sensation Callum Smith in action and unbeaten
Andrew Wake | 17.10.13 10:02
Carl Frampton has admitted that the only footage he has seen of
the man who stands in the way of his shot at a world title is from
a television game show.
The Belfast super-bantamweight takes on French contender Jeremy
Parodi in a world title eliminator, live on BoxNation this weekend,
with the winner set to challenge for the IBF crown early next
Though Frampton has been hard in training, preparing at the gym
of his promoter Barry McGuigan in Battersea Park in...
Andrew Wake | 16.10.13 12:13
Frampton will appear at 1pm at the Victoria Square Shopping
Centre tomorrow in Belfast. MC Craig Stephen will be introducing
Carl Frampton alongside the rest of the home fighters, plus the
challenger for the European Crown, Jeremy Parodi.
Frampton takes on Frenchman Jeremy Parodi this Saturday at the
Odyssey Arena in Belfast. Carl Frampton said: "I'm feeling great
about this fight, my training has been better than ever and I am in
fantastic shape. When I get in that ring I will onl...