Articles by author: Chris McKenna(422 results)

Lee Selby Ready To Fight Carl Frampton in October, November

LEE SELBY has told Carl Frampton’s team to face him next and scrap plans to rearrange his clash with Andres Gutierrez. Frampton’s fight with Gutierrez was called off just over 24 hours before the bout...Read More

Carl Frampton is Happy To Travel For Lee Selby Showdown

CARL FRAMPTON is happy to travel across the Irish Sea for a domestic duel with IBF champion Lee Selby. Frampton wants to face the Welshman before the end of the year if he cannot get a third fight wit...Read More

Gutierrez Vows: I'm Going To Ruin Carl Frampton's Big Night!

ANDRES GUTIERREZ has warned Carl Frampton that he will ruin his homecoming party. Frampton takes on Gutierrez in his first fight in Belfast in two-and-a-half years. Gutierrez was greeted with muted ap...Read More

David Haye Makes Moves To Face Hughie Fury - If He Wins Title

DAVID HAYE has held talks with Hughie Fury and his team about a potential clash – but will have to wait if he wants a crack at a world title. The former heavyweight champion is also in negotiations wi...Read More

Linares-Campbell Could Land on September 23 in LA, Says Hearn

LUKE CAMPBELL is nearly set to face WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares on September 23 in Los Angeles. The London 2012 Olympic gold medallist against the Venezuelan banger would be a headline even...Read More

Frampton Wants Title at 130-Pounds, Revenge on Santa Cruz

CARL FRAMPTON believes he has already over-achieved but that’s not going to stop him targeting more world honours. The Belfast boxer returns to his home city this weekend to take on Mexican Andres Gut...Read More

Tony Bellew, David Haye in Talks For December Rematch

TONY BELLEW and David Haye are in talks for a December rematch. But despite negotiations being underway, it is believed they are currently a long way from agreeing a deal for a repeat of their March c...Read More

Eubank Jr: Groves Worried That He Might Face Me in January

CHRIS EUBANK JNR believes George Groves is sick with worry ahead of their potential showdown next year. The Brighton-based boxer battered Arthur Abraham for 12 rounds to book his place in the lucrativ...Read More

Eubank Jr: This is My Time Now, I'm After The Biggest Names!

CHRIS EUBANK JNR’S dad used to walk out to ‘Simply The Best’ by Tina Turner. But the son of the former two-weight world champion currently has more of a ‘Things Can Only Get Better’ feel to his career...Read More

Chris Eubank Jr: This is The Beginning of That Step To The Top!

CHRIS EUBANK JNR’S career has been guided by his world champion father. But it was another British boxing icon who actually helped him get started in the ring. Eubank Snr had refused to let his then t...Read More

Hughie Fury: Me and Tyson Will Rule The Division For Years

HUGHIE FURY does not care if big cousin Tyson beats him to a clash Anthony Joshua – but he will be happy to KO him in the race for the big-money clash. Fury believes the family will rule the heavyweig...Read More

Joshua-Klitschko II: Hearn Heads To Vegas To Speak With MGM

ANTHONY JOSHUA’S promoter Eddie Hearn has jetted to Las Vegas for talks about staging the rematch with Wladimir Klitschko in Sin City. The WBA, IBO and IBF heavyweight champion is waiting news from th...Read More

Groves: WBSS is Perfect Chance To Show I'm The Best at 168!

GEORGE GROVES is aiming to prove he is the best super-middleweight on the planet – and will start by beating his former roommate. The WBA champion will face fellow Brit and former England amateur team...Read More

Josh Taylor Details The Lessons Learned From Carl Frampton

JOSH TAYLOR saw Carl Frampton’s face on the side of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas – now he aims to become a star on the Strip. The Scottish light-welterweight fighter defends his Commonwealth crown again...Read More

Frampton Hungry To Bounce Back: I Want To Be Champion Again

CARL FRAMPTON sank a beer then shed a tear. But his kids soon got him smiling again - even if his daughter did question why fans were still calling him ‘champ’ after the gut-wrenching loss to Leo Sant...Read More

Josh Taylor Aims To Batter Ohara Davies, Shut His Mouth

JOSH TAYLOR compared Ohara Davies to an onion - but won’t let his bitter rival leave him in tears. The Scottish light-welterweight, regarded as one of Britain’s best prospects, takes on London-born Da...Read More

Hearn: Dirrell Refused To Enter WBSS, So Smith Can't Go Either

EDDIE HEARN will fight to ensure Callum Smith’s WBC super-middleweight clash with Anthony Dirrell is not switched to the American’s hometown in Michigan. Smith signed a contract to face Dirrell for th...Read More

Pacquiao Hopes To Have Homecoming Before Career Closes Out

MANNY PACQUIAO is planning a homecoming fight in the Philippines before he retires. The WBO welterweight champion defends his title against Australian Jeff Horn this weekend in Brisbane. Eight-weight ...Read More

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