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Crolla denies calling Mathews a 'stepping stone'

Crolla denies calling Mathews a 'stepping stone'Anthony Crolla has laughed off Derry Mathewsclaim that 'Million Dollar' labelled his challenger astepping stone . Crolla, 25, makes his second British lightweight title defence against his Merseyside challenger at Oldham Sports Centre on Saturday Apr [...]



Twitter claims another victim as BBBoC withdraws referee from title fight

Twitter claims another victim as BBBoC withdraws referee from title fightThe British Boxing Board of Control (BBBoC) has withdrawn an official from a title contest he was scheduled to referee after he praised one of the boxers on Twitter. Twickenham's Marcus McDonnell was due to referee the British lightweight title fight [...]



Nelson's Column - Why I no longer hate Jorge Linares

Nelson's Column - Why I no longer hate Jorge LinaresThough I've never cared for the lad, I am quite sad about what happened last weekend to Jorge Linares. Although his plight does illustrate one of my favourite themes, what I like to callWhat happens when you fight nothing but midgets, ambulatory corp [...]



Specsavers-bound Afolabi says, 'I'm ready to take out Huck'

Specsavers-bound Afolabi says, 'I'm ready to take out Huck''Captain' Huck returns to the cruiserweight division when he defends his WBO title against Londoner Ola Afolabi in Erfurt, Germany on May 5th. Huck returns from a brief and ultimately unsuccessful foray into the heavyweight class when he lost narrowl [...]



Debutant watch - Adam Kettleborough

Debutant watch - Adam KettleboroughThis edition of BoxRec Newsdebutant watch features Newark s Adam Kettleborough. 26 year-old Adam will begin to juggle a full-time job and a young family alongside his professional boxing career, starting Saturday night in Newark. He makes his debut i [...]



Snips and Snipes - 4th April 2012

Snips and Snipes - 4th April 2012Like most observers I have a tendency - no, a compulsion - to describe the countless minor titles invented by the sanctioning bodies as meaningless. That would be nice if it were really true. The fact is that whilst thesemeaninglesstitles might seem [...]



Selby California dreaming about Mayweather spar

Selby California dreaming about Mayweather sparClassy British and Commonwealth champion Lee Selby is off to California - and hopes to spar with the great Floyd Mayweather Jr. 'Money' is preparing for a superfight with Miguel Cotto on May 5th whilst Selby has his own bout to sharpen up for, as he [...]



Bellew v McIntosh postponed for two weeks

Tony Bellew s British light-heavyweight title defence against Danny McIntosh at the Echo Arena in Liverpool has been postponed until Friday April 27th after McIntosh withdrew with a chest infection. The pair were due to clash for the belt on April 13 [...]



Galahad and Witter keep Sheffield buzzing

Galahad and Witter keep Sheffield buzzingThe 'Pride of Yorkshire' showdown between Sheffield s WBC International super-bantamweight champion Kid Galahad (pictured) and Barnsley s Josh Wale will take place at the Hillsborough Leisure Centre on Saturday May 12th. Galahad vs. Wale, proudly pre [...]



'Eubank Jr got away with murder in his last fight' claims next opponent's manager

Scotland s Paul Allison is looking to cause an upset on April 14 by beating middleweight prospect Chris Eubank Jr on the undercard of Tyson Fury v Martin Rogan at the Odyssey Arena, Belfast. [...]



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