Tyson Fury: Wladimir Klitchsko is an easy fight for me

Andrew Wake | 26.02.15 10:11

Tyson Fury says he would easily beat Wladimir Klitschko if they were to meet. Despite the giant Ukrainian dominating the heavyweight division for the best part of a decade, Fury is convinced his power would be telling. The Mancunian faces Christian Hammer at the O2 Arena in London this weekend and will become mandatory challenger for Klitschko's WBO crown if victorious. "To be honest I'm the man in the division to beat. Everyone wants to fight me because they know I generate ...

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Hearn keen to make Brook v Khan happen

Andrew Wake | 26.02.15 10:04

Promoter Eddie Hearn feels a fight between Kell Brook and Amir Khan is a very real possibility now that the massive Mayweather v Pacquiao clash has been made. Speaking to Sky Sports News, Hearn revealed that he has previously been in contact with Team Khan but negotiations stalled as Khan was still hoping to face Mayweather. However, now that possibility has gone, Khan is free to challenge Brook for his IBF welterweight crown in the summer. That said, Hearn was keen to stress ...

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Ricky on Mayweather v Pacquiao

Andrew Wake | 26.02.15 04:48

Ricky Hatton gives his views on the Manny Pacquiao v Floyd Mayweather Jnr fight, which takes place in Las Vegas on May 2.

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Ricky pays tribute to Paul Dunne

Andrew Wake | 26.02.15 04:29

Ricky has paid tribute to former amateur coach Paul Dunne, who sadly passed away this week aged 82. Originally from Ireland, Dunne had 30 professional fights between 1952 and 1957, but it is work in the amateur ranks as a trainer at Sale West "The passing of Mr Dunne was as upsetting as it gets for me. He was more than my amateur boxing coach, he was like a father figure as when I was growing up through them teenage years," Ricky told the Manchester Evening News. "He didn't o...

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Lucas Browne made WBA mandatory

Andrew Wake | 25.02.15 10:55

AUSTRALIAN powerhouse Lucas 'Big Daddy' Browne has been made the mandatory challenger for Ruslan Chagaev's WBA heavyweight title. Hatton Promotions has worked hard to get Browne the correct opportunities at the correct time since signing him in 2012 and the Sydney-native's rise up the rankings has been little short of mesmeric. In the past 12 months, Browne has won a host of titles and climbed from number 15 in the WBA's ratings to a verge of becoming his country's first ever w...

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Chris Aston: "No boxer in Britain is fitter than Josh Wale"

Andrew Wake | 23.02.15 10:25

Manager Chris Aston speaks about the upcoming British title fight between Josh Wale and Jazza Dickens.

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Josh Wale ready for Jazza Dickens

Andrew Wake | 23.02.15 10:22

Josh Wale speaks about his upcoming British title fight with Jazza Dickens on March 6.

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Amir Khan: Mayweather took an easier fight with Pacquiao

Andrew Wake | 23.02.15 09:50

Amir Khan has accused of Floyd Mayweather of choosing Manny Pacquiao over him because the Filipino is an 'easier fight'. Despite fight fans calling for the pound-for-pound great to square off with Pacquiao for more than six years, Khan feels his recent performances have been good enough for him to be in the opposite corner come May 2. Khan has been linked for Mayweather since 2013, but the fight could never been made for various reasons, including his religious commitments rulin...

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Alvarez v Kirkland moved back due to Mayweather v Pacquiao announcement

Andrew Wake | 23.02.15 09:31

The eagerly anticipated light-middleweight clash between Canelo Alvarez and James Kirkland has been pushed back a week to Saturday, May 9. They were originally scheduled to meet on May 2, but with that being the same date as the mega fight between Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Manny Pacquiao, Golden Boy Promotions has sensibly rescheduled. "The week around Cinco de Mayo will be the biggest in years for boxing, bridging the present and the future as the three biggest stars in the spo...

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Mayweather v Pacquiao confirmed for May 2

Andrew Wake | 21.02.15 12:07

After years of speculation, Floyd Mayweather Jnr and Manny Pacquiao will meet in Las Vegas on May 2. The fight, which is sure to the richest in the history of the sport, has been mooted for more than six years, but disagreements over purse percentages and drug testing meant a deal could never been sealed. However, Mayweather has this evening confirmed that contracts have been signed and the long-term rivals are finally getting it on. Mayweather, who is regarded as the pound-f...

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