Articles by author: Chris McKenna(381 results)

Joshua's Coach: Our Job To Prove Klitschko is No Longer Dominant

ROB MCCRACKEN will use his own experience of Wembley Stadium to keep Anthony Joshua’s mind on the job on Saturday night. The IBF heavyweight champion’s trainer was in the corner for Carl Froch when he...Read More

Joshua Can Be a Nasty Motherf***er in The Ring, Says Mentor

ANTHONY JOSHUA is summed up simply by the first man to teach him how to box as “A nice guy outside of the ring, but a nasty mother f****r inside it”. The words are from Sean Murphy, one of the coaches...Read More

Bellew: Tyson Fury Keeps Calling Me Out, We Might Have To Dance!

TONY BELLEW has revealed he has had “talks” with Tyson Fury about a future showdown. But Fury remains a “million miles” away from a comeback according to Bellew’s promoter Eddie Hearn. Bellew, 34, con...Read More

Klitschko Not Ruling Out Joshua Mentally 'Crumbling Like a Cookie'

WLADIMIR KLITSCHKO believes Anthony Joshua could “crumble like a cookie” in Saturday’s mammoth heavyweight clash. Joshua puts his IBF title on the line with the vacant WBA strap also up for grabs in f...Read More

Hearn Admits Anthony Joshua Could Be Forced To Drop IBF Belt

ANTHONY JOSHUA could knock out Wladimir Klitschko next week and still end up losing his IBF heavyweight crown. The London 2012 Olympic gold medallist takes on Klitschko at Wembley Stadium on April 29....Read More

Tyson Fury, Anthony Joshua Renew Feud With Verbal Exchange

ANTHONY JOSHUA labelled Tyson Fury a “fat a**” as the pair exchanged insults on Twitter. Former heavyweight champion Fury claimed Joshua is “just a poor man’s Frank Bruno” as he posted a picture of th...Read More

Terry Flanagan: I'm Confident That I'd Beat Anyone at Lightweight

TERRY FLANAGAN wants to emulate hero Joe Calzaghe after he made the fifth defence of his WBO lightweight title on Saturday night. But the Manchester man has also no fear of facing ring king Vasyl Loma...Read More

George Groves vs. Fedor Chudinov To Be Announced Next Week

GEORGE GROVES (25-3, 18 KOs) will face Fedor Chudinov (14-1, 10 KOs) for the vacant WBA super-middleweight title. The Londoner will have home advantage for the clash with the date and venue to be anno...Read More

Liam Smith is Motivated To Redeem Himself After Canelo Loss

LIAM SMITH admits the taste of defeat has given him the hunger to ensure he never loses again. The Liverpool light-middleweight lost his WBO title when he was stopped by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in Septe...Read More

Liam Smith Hopes To Land Miguel Cotto Showdown

LIAM SMITH is looking to set up a clash with Miguel Cotto now he is on first-name terms with his idol. The former WBO light-middleweight champion takes on British rival Liam Williams on April 8 at Man...Read More

Scott Quigg Aims To Reclaim Elite Status With Freddie Roach

SCOTT QUIGG has revealed the LA sunshine has got him smiling again – and how his mum is helping him enjoy life Stateside. The former WBA super-bantamweight champion has swapped Bury for the Golden Sta...Read More

Khan Claims There Was Proof of Funds For Pacquiao Fight

Amir Khan (31-4, 19 KOs) says a fight with Manny Pacquiao is still a possibility The British welterweight insists the money is there for the clash to happen in the Middle East despite reports that the...Read More

Amir Khan Explains The Big Fallout With Team Members

AMIR KHAN has given himself two years to win a welterweight world title – after taking time out to sort his financial “mess”. The former light-welterweight world champion admitted he had been repeated...Read More

Spence To Brook: You Clown, Living Off Two Good Rounds With GGG!

KELL BROOK has told Errol Spence he will leave Sheffield with nothing at a heated press conference at Bramall Lane today. The pair went face-to-face to announce their clash for Brook’s IBF welterweigh...Read More

Saunders is Ready: Golovkin Has Flaws, I'll Fight Him Anywhere!

BILLY JOE SAUNDERS is set for a winners take all fight with Gennady Golovkin in Kazakhstan in June. And WBO middleweight champion Saunders believes he can dethrone WBA, IBO, IBF and WBC title holder G...Read More

Daniel Jacobs Aims To Defy The Odds One More Time

DANIEL JACOBS has defied the odds outside of the ring and tonight he looks to do it inside the ropes. The American takes on Gennady Golovkin for the Kazakh KO star’s WBA, IBF, IBO and WBC middleweight...Read More

Michael Conlan on The Middle Finger Seen Around The World

MICHAEL CONLAN grew up with the sound of fighting on the Falls Road in west Belfast keeping him up at night. Michael Conlan is set to make his professional debut on Friday night Now his noisy neighbou...Read More

Conlan: I Came To NY TO Cause a Storm and It Came With Me

MICHAEL CONLAN is ready to hit New York by storm this week – as a blizzard sweeps over the US city. The Irishman makes his professional debut on Friday night as he headlines the bill at Madison Square...Read More

Lee Selby Wants To Make Defense Against Carl Frampton in Wales

LEE SELBY wants Carl Frampton to travel to Wales if he wants to fight for his IBF featherweight title. Belfast-born Frampton, who recently lost the WBA title to Leo Santa Cruz, is hoping for a summer ...Read More

David Haye Has Surgery on Achilles, Hearn Feels He Should Retire

DAVID HAYE’S career is hanging in the balance after he underwent surgery on his torn Achilles tendon. The former WBA heavyweight champion was taken to hospital after his defeat to Tony Bellew. Haye, 3...Read More