Articles by author: Chris McKenna(445 results)

Derry Mathews Staying Away, Not Planning To Make Return

IT’S seven months since Derry Mathews called it quits. But those who are ready to walk away from the ring too can learn from him. The Liverpool lightweight may have lost to Ohara Davies but he cried t...Read More

Groves: Eubank Not Good Enough, His Very Best Can't Beat Me!

GEORGE GROVES claims Chris Eubank Junior will be nervous after watching him wallop Jamie Cox. Groves, 29, booked a money-spinning World Boxing Super Series semi-final against Eubank with a fourth-roun...Read More

Groves: I Told WBSS - 'Make Sure Eubank is on My Side of Draw!'

GEORGE GROVES claims he requested for Chris Eubank Jnr to be in his half of the draw for the World Boxing Super Series. Groves must beat his former England amateur room-mate to book a place in the luc...Read More

Cox Using Tyson Fury as Inspiration To Shock George Groves

UNDERDOG Jamie Cox will use Tyson Fury as his inspiration when he takes on George Groves. Cox challenges the WBA super-middleweight champion tomorrow in the quarter-finals of the World Boxing Super Se...Read More

DeGale: I'd Like To Fight Groves Again, But I Don't Need Him

JAMES DEGALE wants revenge against George Groves but insists he won’t beg to face his old rival again. The IBF super-middleweight champion has just one defeat on his 25-fight record – a 2011 loss to G...Read More

Luis Ortiz Could Remain as Joshua's WBA Mandatory, Says Hearn

ANTHONY JOSHUA could have to face Luis Ortiz early next year despite the Cuban boxer testing positive for banned substances last month. IBF, IBO and WBA heavyweight champion Joshua defends his titles ...Read More

Haye: Bellew Won The Lottery in March - He Won't Win it Twice!

DAVID HAYE and Tony Bellew will be warned about their conduct ahead of their rematch on December 17 at the O2. British Boxing Board of Control officials are expected to contact both fighters to remin...Read More

Parker: I'll Show You Joshua's Weaknesses When We Fight

JOSEPH PARKER is eyeing a summer showdown with Anthony Joshua at Wembley. The WBO heavyweight champion defended his title with a majority decision win over Hughie Fury at Manchester Arena on Saturday ...Read More

Campbell Will Use Experience of Olympics in Jorge Linares Clash

LUKE CAMPBELL will join an exclusive club if he beats WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares in the early hours of Sunday. The Hull boxer wants to join James DeGale and Anthony Joshua as Britain’s onl...Read More

Hughie Fury: I Can't Look Past Parker, But I Feel I Can Unify Division

HUGHIE FURY fights for a world heavyweight title tonight – but just 17 months ago he was ready to quit the sport for good. The cousin of former world champion Tyson takes on WBO belt holder Joseph Par...Read More

Loeffler: Canelo Should Be More Confident After Full 12 With GGG

GENNADY GOLOVKIN’s promoter is set to speak with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez’s team today as talks over a rematch get underway. The pair’s clash last week ended in controversy after judge Adalaide Byrd scor...Read More

Joseph Parker Views Fury Bout as First Step in Big Overseas Run

JOSEPH PARKER is hoping one day to be a global superstar like the All Blacks. The New Zealand heavyweight defends his WBO title against Britain’s Hughie Fury at Manchester Arena this Saturday night. I...Read More

NSAC's Bennett Defends Byrd Over Canelo-Golovkin Scorecard

THE judge who scored Gennady Golovkin’s clash with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in favour of the Mexican will continue to be handed big fights. Adalaide Byrd, the Nevada based judge, scored the fight inexpli...Read More

Canelo-Golovkin: Former Opponents Make Their Predictions

GENNADY GOLOVKIN puts his WBA, IBF, IBO and WBC middleweight titles on the line against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in the early hours of Sunday morning. Seven Brits have shared the ring with either Golovki...Read More

Canelo Would Like To "Remove Thorn" of Mayweather Defeat

SAUL ‘CANELO’ ALVAREZ would welcome Floyd Mayweather coming out of retirement for a rematch of their 2013 clash. The Mexican lost a points decision to the American pound-for-pound great when he was ju...Read More

Golovkin: One Punch Can Change a Life, Not Just a Fight

GENNADY GOLOVKIN is known as one of boxing’s most vicious punchers but is wary of how one shot could change a life. The Kazakh KO star admitted the tragedies involving Eduard Gutknecht and Nick Blackw...Read More

Mayweather Sr: Canelo Can Stop GGG - If He Goes To The Body

FLOYD MAYWEATHER believes Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez can stop Gennady Golovkin by going to the body. The retired pound-for-pound great has given his former rival advice ahead of the mammoth middleweight sh...Read More

Frank Warren: Canelo-Golovkin is Going To Be Very Special

FRANK WARREN believes Saul Alvarez against Gennady Golovkin will go down in history like the great clashes involving Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler, Roberto Duran and Thomas Hearns. And Alvarez agai...Read More

Amir Khan: Anthony Joshua Called, It Was a Misunderstanding

AMIR KHAN says he has put his “misunderstanding” with Anthony Joshua behind him after a phone call from the heavyweight star. The Bolton boxer admits the turmoil in his personal life has been made wor...Read More

Chris Eubank Jr. Wants To Learn From Floyd Mayweather Sr.

CHRIS EUBANK JNR is hoping to offer Floyd Mayweather Snr some work after his son retired. Mayweather Jnr quit the ring on Saturday night after comfortably outclassing debutant Conor McGregor to end hi...Read More