This week saw one of the most competitive fields ever seen in the Prizefighter series as the lightweights assembled with three former British champions mixing it with five other hopefuls in a battle for £32,000 (about $50,000). This week I’ll recap the action from that entertaining night in the Liverpool Olympia, while also discussing the tension that threatened to bubble over as Amir Khan and Kell Brook met face to face on Sky’s weekly boxing show, Ringside.
Flannigan arrives with shock Prizefighter victory
Saturday, October 6, 2012 will forever be engrained in Terry Flannigan’s mind as the night his career took a turn for the better. The 23-year-old Manchester man, who had previously spent the majority of his time competing as a super featherweight, took home the Prizefighter trophy along with the £32,000 winner’s check, besting a number of quality domestic lightweights in doing so.
This was a highly anticipated tournament due to some of the names on show. Derry Matthews was Briti...