Advertisement
Advertisement

Crolla Admits That A lot is Riding on John Murray Clash

By Chris McKenna, courtesy of The Daily Star

ANTHONY CROLLA has promised to restore pride to the red half of Manchester this weekend.

The United fan goes up against Manchester lightweight rival and City supporter John Murray.

The pair are good friends and old gym mates but Crolla has had to endure plenty of stick for United's slump this season while Murray has had all the bragging rights.

Crolla, 27, has vowed to be the one who is left smiling on Saturday night at Manchester's Phones4U Arena.

He said: "It's a great chance to restore a bit of pride for the Reds.

"I was at the derby a few weeks back and it was a tough pill to swallow with City beating us again.

"He has something to be smug about at the moment but he won't after the fight. It's a chance to get him back."

Crolla has suffered four defeats and a draw in a stop-start 32-fight career career but he is determined to reignite his world-title hopes against Murray.

He added: "This is my chance to kick on now. I've a lot riding on this.

"My career has not been straight forward. It's been a rollercoaster but I'm a better fighter through that."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by chocolate on 04-16-2014

Should be a intriguing fight.

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (1)
Top Headlines Parker's Promoter Vows: We'll KO Joshua, Haye, Chisora, Fury! Kauffman Rips Wilder: Took The Easy Way Out, I Beat Arreola's Ass! Jarrell Miller Demolishes Nick Guivas, Dela Torre Struggles in Win Photos: Shane Mosley, David Avanesyan - Face To Face at Weighin Video: Shane Mosley vs. David Avanesyan Official Weighin Photos: Rances Barthelemy Putting in Work For Mickey Bey Defense Chavez Jr. Says Training Pact With Freddie Roach is Stronger Now Donnie Nietes Very Happy With Casimero's World Title Victory Photos/Weights: Miguel Vazquez vs. Erick Bone, More Avanesyan's Coach: Mosley Has Declined, We'll Take Advantage Hearn: I Told Loeffler, Eubank Will Sign For Golovkin Right Now Teddy Atlas: McGregor Needs 5 Years of Training For Mayweather Povetkin's Promoter: WBC's Investigation Will Take a Few Months Casimero: I Can Drop Chocolatito Just Like I Dropped Ruenroeng! Video: Shane Mosley vs. Cruiserweight Dimar Ortuz - Sparring Eddie Hearn Believes Ricky Burns is Still The Same Fighter Whyte Says Chisora Punked Out, Backed Down From Challenge WBC Prez Applauds Pacquiao For Turning Back on Olympic Offer Haye vs. Gjergjaj Peaked at 2.5 Million Viewers For Channel Dave Hearn: Everton Event Will Be Great For Community WBO Purse Bid Ordered for Glowacki vs. Usyk Jarrell Miller Rips Joshua, Fury, Luis Ortiz, Parker, Andy Ruiz Too Joel Diaz: Bradley Had No Game Plan, Looked Lost and Confused Eubank Jr: Golovkin is Slow, Easy To Hit - His Power Can't Beat Me! Makabu Confident: Tony Bellew Has NOTHING Special For Me Frank Warren Slams David Haye's Recent Win, Briggs Fight Micki Nielsen Vows To Win Entire 'Super 4' Tournament Fury's Coach: Parker is a Very Serious Test For Anthony Joshua Steven Lewis Aims To Make Statement on Echo Arena Card Radmir Akhmediyev, Pablo Cruz Get Big Wins in Houston Povetkin Not Backing Down: We'll Do Everything To Get Wilder! Anthony Ogogo - Sauerland, De La Hoya Expect Big Things Tyrone Nurse Says Willie Limond Will Never Make it To Ricky Burns Arum Praises Pacquiao For Rejecting Offer To Fight in Olympics Roach Backs Canelo: Golovkin The Best, But Brings NO Money! Donnie Nietes, Raul Garcia Make Weight - Melindo is Way Over Photos: Shane Mosley, David Avanesyan Putting in Work For Battle Demetrius Andrade Focused: My Time's Gonna Come Photos/Weights: Jarrell Miller vs. Nick Guivas, Dela Torre, More Roach Feels Chavez Jr. - If in Shape - Could Test Gennady Golovkin
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement