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Articles by author: Chris McKenna(454 results)

DeGale Unsure of Career Future, To Decide After New Year

JAMES DEGALE will make a decision on his future in the New Year after his career was left hanging in the balance following a shock defeat by little-known Caleb Truax. The British super-middleweight ...Read More

David Price: I Feel Young Again, Would Jump at Chance For Fury

DAVID PRICE has been through some dark days but can still see light at the end of his career. The 34-year-old one-time heavyweight hope accepts winning a world title is beyond him now. But he refuses ...Read More

Frampton Admits: Performance Was Mediocre, But Win is a Win

CARL FRAMPTON called his performance mediocre - but the fight was far from it. His return clash after 10 months out was a bloody battle that only added to the Belfast fighter’s thirst to get back into...Read More

Carl Frampton: Leaving The McGuigans Was The Right Decision

CARL FRAMPTON knows what the reaction will be if he fails to make it back to the top. “If this part of my career doesn’t go right people are going to say, ‘You shouldn’t have left the McGuigans’,” he ...Read More

Lennox Lewis: Joshua, Wilder Are Under-Developed, Still Learning

LENNOX LEWIS believes current heavyweight champions Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder cannot be compared to the division’s greats because they are “under-developed”. The former undisputed king of the ...Read More

Katie Taylor vs. Holly Holm Clash Has Been Explored

KATIE TAYLOR’s team have held talks with UFC star Holly Holm about a future clash. The Irishwoman could also explore the possibility of a bout with MMA fighter Ronda Rousey if the American wanted to s...Read More

Whyte: Joshua Has Peaked, He Can't Get Any Better - But I Can!

DILLIAN WHYTE says Anthony Joshua has reached his peak. Whyte was knocked out by IBF, IBO and WBA champion Joshua in 2015. And the pair are still bitter rivals from a feud that stems back to their ama...Read More

Larry Holmes: Anthony Joshua Knocks Out a 'Prime' Mike Tyson!

LARRY HOLMES had been talking for almost 20 minutes before he stopped suddenly and asked, “Do you enjoy asking me questions?” This was an audience with Holmes in the café of the BXR gym in London, whi...Read More

Hearn on Burnett's Options: Butler, Tete, McDonnell-Solis Winner

RYAN BURNETT became Ireland’s second ever unified world champion and could now face Paul Butler early next year. The Belfast boxer, who is trained by London-based Adam Booth, added the WBA bantamweigh...Read More

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

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