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Ranking British boxing’s loaded lightweight scene: Campbell, Flanagan, Crolla, Mathews, Mitchell, Burns, Coyle

Britain has recently been gifted with a ferocious crop of competitive lightweight boxers. Here we compare the top five, discuss possible match-ups and rank them in order of ability. The Top Five Luke Campbell – 12-0-0 Credit: Lawrence Lustig Luke Campbell is the future. Dubbed ‘Britain’s greatest ever amateur’ by Eddie Hearn of Matchroom based on his Olympic gold...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Latest legal grumblings with Frank Warren, Ricky Burns & Paul Smith

Frank Warren has released an official statement regarding the status of some of his legal entanglements with the likes of Ricky Burns and Paul Smith. The following is his statement in full: As a consequence of a high court judgement in the Frank Warren v Ricky Burns litigation, Frank Warren’s solicitors lodged a claim with Burns’ Trustee in Bankruptcy in the sum of £447,000...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Ricky Burns back in action this weekend, returning to the British scene at 135 lbs

Ricky Burns says he wants to fight the best of British at Lightweight as he returns to action against Prince Ofotsu at the KC Lightstream Stadium in Hull on Saturday. The Scotsman believes that Britain’s 135lbs scene is red hot with Manchester’s Anthony Crolla coming close to being the second Word champion in the division from the city last weekend after his epic battle with...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
23 days ago  |  Discuss

More legal wrangling from Frank Warren vs. Ricky Burns

Recently, we posted dueling stories from Ricky Burns/Eddie Hearns & Frank Warren about their ongoing legal drama, and which side came out ahead. There's another set of releases sent from each side today. Here, we'll showcase what each side had to say in full. From Frank Warren: The Court today confirmed that boxing promoter Frank Warren won his claim against boxer Ricky Burns...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
December 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Terence Crawford Wins, Ends Ricky Burns' "Skin Of His Teeth" Streak

This time, Ricky Burns couldn't benefit from an opponent quizzically quitting, like Jose Gonzalez did, or from hometown judging in Glasgow, like the kind that saved him from a loss against Raymundo Beltran. Terence Crawford was too much for Burns Saturday on AWE, even if he wasn't as good as he could've or should've been, and he got the unanimous decision win. Both men started...
Via The Queensbury Rules
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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