Articles by author: Chris McKenna(404 results)

Paul Smith Very Motivated To Snatch WBA Belt From Tyron Zeuge

PAUL SMITH has wanted to be world champion since he was six and realised he wasn’t good enough to play for his beloved Liverpool. That is why the super middleweight Scouser won’t throw in the towel on...Read More

Groves: I'm Sure I'll Beat DeGale Again, I Beat Him Twice Already

GEORGE GROVES is out to prove he is the best super-middleweight in the division after finally winning a world title at the fourth attempt. But the Londoner fired off a warning to foe and current IBF c...Read More

George Groves: I Still Feel I'm Better Than Carl Froch, Badou Jack

GEORGE GROVES believes being the bridesmaid on the big day will help him finally get the world title belt he craves. The Londoner challenges for the WBA super-middleweight title against Russian Fedor ...Read More

Errol Spence Explains What Led Him on a Path To Boxing

ERROL SPENCE JNR fell in love with boxing watching Lennox Lewis' fights in a local barber shop. And tonight the American will look to prove he is a cut above the rest in the welterweight division by d...Read More

Porter Wants Rematch: Brook Can't Beat Me Twice, I'll Box Him

SHAWN PORTER has warned Kell Brook he is out for revenge if the Brit beats Errol Spence Jnr on Saturday night. Brook defends the IBF welterweight title he won against Porter when he faces the American...Read More

Groves: I Genuinely Believe I am a Better Fighter Than Chudinov

GEORGE GROVES is more interested in being world champion than the love of the British public. The Londoner goes for his fourth world title shot when he fights for the WBA super-middleweight title agai...Read More

Froch: Groves Must Block Out Tragedy of Last Fight To Win Title

CARL FROCH believes George Groves has to put Eduard Gutknecht to the back of his mind ahead of Saturday’s world title clash against Fedor Chudinov. Groves, who lost two world title fights against Froc...Read More

Sugar Ray: Brook-Spence Can Show What Boxing Used To Be Like

SUGAR RAY LEONARD believes Kell Brook and Errol Spence can bring back the glory days of the welterweight division. The American ring king reigned supreme in the 10st 7lb division back in the late 1970...Read More

Brook: This Will Be a Prince Naseem vs. Kevin Kelley Type of Fight

KELL BROOK has been putting himself through hell in the Canary Islands again. And the crazy golf fan is right on course with his preparations for his clash against Errol Spence Jnr this weekend. The I...Read More

Mayweather Expects Davis To Be a Star, Spence To Beat Brook

FLOYD MAYWEATHER JNR believes Gervonta Davis is already one of the biggest names in boxing and is only going to get better. Davis, 22, defended his IBF super-featherweight title in stunning fashion wi...Read More

Brook: Khan is a Media Whore, Likes To Get Done in For Money!

KELL BROOK has labelled Amir Khan a “media whore” who doesn’t mind getting “done in” for big money. The Sheffield star is at his training camp in Fuerteventura preparing to defend his IBF welterweight...Read More

Kal Yafai Ready To Face Roman Gonzalez in The United States

KAL YAFAI is ready to go to America if it means a shot at pound-for-pound star Roman Gonzalez. The Birmingham fighter made the first defence of his WBA super-flyweight title with a unanimous points wi...Read More

Kal Yafai Stands Firm, Wants Showdown With Chocolatito

KAL YAFAI was jumping around in delight as he watched pal Anthony Joshua stop Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium two weeks ago. But he can only dream of one day getting such recognition. There is n...Read More

Joshua vs. Pulev is Next if Klitschko Rejects Rematch, Says Hearn

ANTHONY JOSHUA will find out in two weeks if he is set for a blockbusting heavyweight rematch with Wladimir Klitschko. Promoter Eddie Hearn is working on the fight, which would be worth even more than...Read More

Nicola Adams Aims To Fight WBO Champ Alarcon By Year's End

Nicola Adams has set her sights on a world title shot before the end of the year. The two-time Olympic gold medallist only made her professional debut last month. But as she prepares for her second ou...Read More

Pulev Saw Flaws in Joshua That He Can Exploit, Says Promoter

ANTHONY JOSHUA could be given a chance to keep hold of his IBF heavyweight title and still face Wladimir Klitschko in a heavyweight rematch. The world heavyweight champion has a mandatory defence aga...Read More

Hearn on Joshua's Earning Potential, Mayweather's Financial Path

ANTHONY JOSHUA could soon be earning up to £50m a fight, according to promoter Eddie Hearn. The Matchroom chief believes the IBF, IBO and WBA heavyweight champion’s earning power will rocket once he c...Read More

Joshua Does Not Expect Historical Rep Like Ali, Foreman, Holmes

ANTHONY JOSHUA doubts his name will ever be etched in heavyweight folklore alongside the likes of Muhammad Ali and George Foreman - no matter what he achieves. The IBF and now WBA, IBO heavyweight cha...Read More

Joshua Thinks Vitali, Fiance Will Advise Klitschko To Avoid Rematch

ANTHONY JOSHUA has offered Wladimir Klitschko a rematch anywhere in the world - if his family let him. Britain’s new king of the ring picked himself up off the canvas to stop Klitschko in the 11th rou...Read More

Joshua-Klitschko Picks: Froch, Bellew, Saunders, Khan, Hatton

ANTHONY JOSHUA could become one of Britain’s best if he beats Wladimir Klitschko tonight. Starsport spoke to some of the top names from these shores to get their predictions. ...Read More