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Articles by author: John Evans(61 results)

Dickinson Talks Career, Eyes Future Cleverly Clash

After a busy six month period which culminated in a hard fought victory over David Dolan in May, British cruiserweight champion Jon-Lewis Dickinson, 14-2 (3 KO’s), took himself away from the sport for...Read More

Nathan Brough on His Hard Road To Contention

It is impossible to talk to Nathan Brough, 11-0 (2), without mentioning the hand injuries which have restricted him to just three outings in four years so we might as well get it out of the way immedi...Read More

Craig Watson Fires Off: David Barnes is a Sh*tbag!

Unsurprisingly for a fighter nicknamed ‘The Hammer’, former British welterweight champion Craig Watson enters the ring to the strains of M.C Hammer’s ‘U Can’t Touch This’. For his upcoming local de...Read More

Tyrone Nurse Aims To Dominate Domestic 140 Division

At British title level the light-welterweight division is a melting pot of styles, personalities and potentially exciting match ups. There is, however, a major but familiar problem preventing the majo...Read More

Kevin Satchell Gets High Praise From ERT Gym Coach

Over the past twelve months the Liverpool boxing scene has exploded. The city’s established names like Tony Bellew, Derry Mathews and David Price have all enjoyed their most high profile and successfu...Read More

Jon Lewis Dickinson: I Plan To Show I'm Here To Stay!

For Jon Lewis Dickinson, February 15th will see the accomplishment of one goal and the step on the road to achieving another. Dickinson, 12-2 (3), makes the first defence of his British cruiserwei...Read More

Ryan Farrag is Ready To Make His Mark in 2013

Ryan Farrag is ready for his turn. In recent months, the Liverpudlian bantamweight has kept his nose to the grindstone while his stable mates from the surging Everton Red Triangle gym have grabbed th...Read More

Liam Hanrahan Discusses His Career Progress, More

Knockout punchers are the most valuable commodity in boxing and a fighter capable of stopping people in the lower weight classes can see their stock rise particularly quickly. Super bantamweight Liam ...Read More

Joe Murray Drops Joe Gallagher, Hires Anthony Farnell

Manchester featherweight Joe Murray, 12-0 (5), has parted company with trainer Joe Gallagher and joined forces with the Failsworth-based Anthony Farnell as he attempts to reignite his career. The 2...Read More

McDonnell Discusses James DeGale, Steve O’Meara

Having operated in the shadows for much of 2012, Jim McDonnell’s stable of fighters has finally begun to grab some of the limelight. Star pupil James DeGale has emerged from months of contractual disp...Read More

Martin Murray Gets Roberto Duran’s Seal of Approval

Martin Murray ended a frustrating 2012 on a high at the Manchester Arena last night as he stopped Venezuelan Jorge Navarro in six one-sided rounds to pick up the WBA interim middleweight title and pu...Read More

Ricky Hatton Reflects on His KO Loss To Senchenko

Referee Victor Loughlin had reached the count of five before the 20,000 fanatics crammed into the Manchester Arena realised that their worst nightmares were being played out in front of their eyes. As...Read More

Rendall Munroe is Pondering His Boxing Future

Over the next few days, while the headlines will understandably be dominated by Ricky Hatton’s decision to retire for good following his knockout loss to Vyacheslav Senchenko, it shouldn’t escape the ...Read More

Gallagher: Politics Over Defeats Hurt Good UK Fighters

Is there another sport in which a participant can go from hero to zero as quickly as boxing? In modern boxing, a fighter doesn’t even need to lose to be subjected to a barrage of condemnation; a tough...Read More

Lockett Fumes About Enzo Stoppage: “It’s a Disgrace!”

Paul Butler needed to do something spectacular to create the headlines following another Ian John-Lewis officiating controversy at Liverpool’s Olympia last night and, by flooring John Donnelly with a ...Read More

Cardle is Looking To Close Out The Year in Style

Scott Cardle has thrown himself into the world of professional boxing and the former Commonwealth amateur champion couldn’t be happier with life. The 23-year-old lightweight has appeared seven times i...Read More

Derry Mathews Ready To Get Going With Dave Coldwell

The cuts which hampered Derry Mathew’s recent bid for Prizefighter glory have healed and it will come as no surprise to British fans that the popular scouser is raring to go again. ‘Dirty’ Derry will ...Read More

Farnell Not Pleased With Culcay-Thompson Ending

Mark Thompson’s first outing under new trainer Anthony Farnell ended in disappointment on Saturday night as the Rochdale-born 31-year-old suffered a controversial fifth-round stoppage at the hands of ...Read More

Nick Blackwell Thinks Chris Eubank Jr. Has Had it Easy

The term ‘nothing to lose’ has many applications when discussing boxing. Whether you are talking about a fighter entering the final rounds of a bout trailing on points or a late notice substitute rece...Read More

Kristian Laight Describes The Life of a Journeyman Fighter

The boxing season is once again underway and the websites and magazines are filled with interviews and reports detailing the various hopes and aspirations of numerous ambitious fighters [Editor’s note...Read More

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