Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Munroe Tabs Jason Booth To Help Beat Scott Quigg

RENDALL MUNROE reckons getting matey is the key to shocking unbeaten star Scott Quigg on Saturday night.

The one-time binman has turned to close pal Jason Booth to improve his chances of glory in the vacant WBA interim super-bantamweight showdown at Manchester Velodrome.

It is the most crucial fight of the former European champion’s career. Defeat against Bury’s British champion will end Munroe’s hopes of a second world title tilt.

Old stager Booth is coming to end of his boxing career after losing to Quigg in seven rounds last year, but has enough ring savvy to give his southpaw pal the lowdown on his rival.

Munroe, 32, said:  “I have sparred a few rounds with Jason.

"He is a close friend - someone I  talk to a lot.  He’ll advise me on what Quigg is like although my trainer Jason Shinfield draws up the battle plans.

“When you look at Jason's record, you can see he knows what it is all about when you climb into the ring.”

Munroe feels that there has been a lack of respect shown to him by outsiders in the build-up to what is expected to be one of British boxing’s best fights of 2012.

The talent stacked ‘Road To Glory’ card is Hatton Promotions biggest so far, and there will be even bigger shows later this year.

There are three other big fights on the bill including Sheffield’s Ryan Rhodes challenging Sergey Rabchenko for the vacant European light-middleweight championship.

Ryan’s fellow steel city fighter Richard Towers squares off against Frenchman Gregory Tony for the vacant EU heavyweight crown.

In a special attraction unbeaten British middleweight champion Martin Murray meets French title holder Karim Achour.

Other fights: Craig Watson v Tomasz Mazurciewicz, Lucas Browne v Hastings Rasani,

Adam Etches v Ferenc Zold, Scott Jenkins v  Kristian Laight, Adam Little v Dee Mitchell, Kallum De’Ath v Anwar Alfadi and Louis Norman v Brett Fido.

All VIP and ringside tickets have been sold and. The remaining tickets are available priced at £55, £35 and £30, but are limited.  You can purchase tickets by calling Hatton Promotions hotline 01925 755 222/www.ticketmaster.co.uk/0844 847 2500/www.ticketline.co.uk/0844 888 4402/www.hmv.com

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by fladz on 06-12-2012

Here's hoping Hatton Promotions land on Boxnation and not fking Channel 5. Ricky was interviewed on Bunce's Boxing Hour last week about the Quigg vs Munroe show, which is promising to say the least.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (1)
Top Headlines Anthony Joshua Plans To Be Quicker, Aims To Crack Parker's Chin Jayson Mama Wins WBO Regional Belt With TKO Victory Cesar Barrionuevo Blasts Out Adrian Veron in One Round Andy Lee, O'Sullivan Both Ready To Face Daniel Jacobs Ryota Murata vs. Emanuele Blandamura on April 15 in Japan Errol Spence - 'The Truth' About Ambition Shannon Briggs: After I Beat Fury, They Must Give Me Title Shot! Mares on Santa Cruz Rematch, Valdez-Quigg, Frampton-Donaire Petit vs. Kasmi Ends in Violence After Riot Erupts - Video Joshua Admits That Parker's Steroid Taunts Got Under His Skin DiBella Doubts Arum Wants to Put Crawford in With Spence Now Anthony Joshua Explains Why He's in No Rush To Fight in America Joseph Diaz: I Want To Beat Gary Russell, Unify 126 By 2019 Gilberto Ramirez Would Travel to UK For Groves, Eubank, Smith Parker's Promoter: Exposing Joshua's Glass Jaw Got Us The Fight Porter: Spence Isn't an Option Next; I'm Not Ranked By the IBF Kiram is Inspired By Sor Rungvisai To Shock Lucas Matthysse Marcus Browne: I Need a World Title Shot, I'll Face Any Champ! Photos: Robert Easter Survives Close Call With Javier Fortuna Alexander: If Victor Ortiz Lasts Seven Rounds - I'll Be Surprised Photos: Errol Spence Gives Lamont Peterson a Vicious Beating Joe Joyce on Daniel Dubois: I Don't Think He Really Wants It! Kownacki: I Made The Fight A lot Harder Than I Should Have Horn's Coach: Mundine Will Get Knocked Out - No Shot To Win! Fortuna: The Public Booed Because They Know I Beat Easter! David Price: I Think Deontay Wilder Could Beat Anthony Joshua CompuBox: Spence Landed 49% of Power Punches on Peterson Spence: I Want 'Some Time' Thurman - He Keeps Making Excuses! Video: Jermell Charlo, Jermall Charlo Talk Spence, Canelo, More Robert Easter vs. Javier Fortuna - CompuBox Punch Stats Video: Robert Easter Discusses Performance Against Fortuna Video: Hunter Explains Why He Pulled Lamont Peterson Out Video: Errol Spence Breaks Down Win Over Peterson, More Errol Spence: I Didn't Know I Would Dominate Like That Easter: I'm Ready To Sign Contract For Mikey Garcia or Linares Errol Spence Drops, Beats Down Lamont Peterson For TKO Win Errol Spence vs. Lamont Peterson - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Robert Easter Wins Close Call, Split Nod Over Javier Fortuna Robert Easter vs. Javier Fortuna - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Marcus Browne Demolishes Francy Ntetu in One Round
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement