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Anthony Crolla: I’ve been stupid in the past, this training camp is different

Anthony Crolla says he is flying in his camp for his Lightweight title unification rematch with Jorge Linares at the Manchester Arena on March 25. Crolla was told in no uncertain terms by trainer Joe Gallagher that he had to lock himself away as he prepared to meet the Venezuelan for the second time following their tight first encounter in September, where Linares added Crollaâ€...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
14 hours ago

British boxing: Terry Flanagan discusses lightweight rivals, Katie Taylor added to Linares-Crolla card & more

WBO lightweight boss Terry Flanagan – proud owner of the longest unblemished record in British boxing – is confident that 2017 shall be the year he finally gets to prove beyond any contention, that he is the finest 135lb fighting man on this planet. Here, speaking to Glynn Evans, the Manchester ‘Turbo’, now a perfect 32-0, casts his critical eye over the charlatans recognised...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
3 days ago

Linares relieves Crolla of WBA lightweight belt

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Jorge Linares relieved Anthony Crolla of the WBA lightweight belt by unanimous decision in Manchester Arena on Saturday. Linares, the Venezuelan based in Tokyo, hurt a knuckle in his right hand in the sixth round but wasn't being hurt by Crolla, and finished stronger to earn his fourth world title. It was the same right hand which Linares hurt previously...
Via Associated Press
September 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Crolla to fight Linares in 2nd WBA lightweight title defense

MANCHESTER, England (AP) British boxer Anthony Crolla will make the second defense of his WBA lightweight title against Jorge Linares of Venezuela on Sept. 24. Linares was declared the WBC lightweight champion in recess last week, allowing Montenegrin fighter Dejan Zlaticanin to win the vacant title in the United States at the weekend. The fight, which will be staged in Crolla...
Via Associated Press
June 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Jorge Linares To Defend WBC Title May 30th In London

LOS ANGELES (May 19, 2015)  Back on top of the boxing world after winning his third division world championship last December, Venezuela’s Jorge “El Niño De Oro” Linares will travel to London, England to defend his WBC Lightweight title for the first time against top British contender“Mighty” Kevin Mitchell at The O2, live on Sky Sports Box Office on Saturday,...
Via BadCulture
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Ismael Barroso wants all-Venezuala showdown vs. Jorge Linares

Promoter Greg Cohen is sending his congratulations out to still-unbeaten southpaw Ismael “El Tigre” Barroso after his highly successful performance on ShoBox on Friday night at The Space at Westbury in Westbury, New York. Barroso (17-0-2, 16 KOs), of El Tigre, Venezuela, made his American television debut with an impressive TKO over gutty New Yorker Issouf Kinda (17-3, 7 KOs...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Mitchell lines up date with Linares after Estrada clash

Kevin Mitchell believes he will win a world title in style this year as he prepares to face Daniel Estrada in a final eliminator for the WBC lightweight belt at The O2 arena in London on January 31, live on Sky Sports. Mitchell meets the Mexican with his sights set on new WBC titleholder Jorge Linares, who picked up the vacant title in December with a KO win over Javier Prieto...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss
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