Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team

Boxing Champions |  Boxing Schedule |  Boxing Video  |  Boxing History   |  Pound For Pound  | The Wire |  Audio  |  Arcade
Munroe Wants The Best, Hatton Wants To Get Him There - Boxing News
 
Follow BoxingScene
 
Advertisement
BoxingScene Archive
 Boxing Articles
 Boxing Interviews
 Breaking News
 Boxing Press Releases
 Boxing Results
 World Boxing News
Search BoxingScene

>>>Advanced Search<<<
                                                                                                                                                            ...............

 Last update:  1/20/2012       Read more by Boxing Clever         
   
Munroe Wants The Best, Hatton Wants To Get Him There
Mobile Version Share Click Here To Email   Search BoxingScene Database 

Rendall Munroe will return to action in Bolton next month with a super-bantamweight clash against Argentinian Jose Raez.

And the former binman says he is fitter and hungrier than ever after giving up the day job due to a new sponsorship deal.

But while Munroe had been hoping to tackle the world's best bantamweights, the former European champion has been forced to remain in the higher weight class.

"I had a bit of a disappointment before Christmas with a fight postponed," he said. "I was going to make bantamweight but nobody will fight me at that weight.

"I don't want to be the forgotten man of boxing so I have got to go out there on February 4 and show the hunger is still there - and it definitely is. I'm ready and raring to go.

"Training has gone well and life has been made easier by the sponsorship. The rest period I get between sessions makes such a difference."

The 31-year-old has been a marked man since putting up a brave but fruitless fight against WBC champion Toshiaki Nishioka in Japan more than a year ago.

And new promoter Ricky Hatton admits it will continue to be difficult to match Munroe with the world's best.

"Due to Rendall's exceptional performance in his world title challenge he has landed himself in the 'who needs him' club," said Hatton.

"Rendall's a smooth southpaw, so the world champions don't want to know. He was moving to bantamweight but we have found the same problems there, such is his class."

The Reebok bill feature's Scott Quigg, who will defend his British super-bantamweight title against teak-tough Welshman Jamie Arthur.

Tags: Rendall Munroe



 User Comments and Feedback (must register to comment)

comment by right hand jab, on 01-20-2012
Hopefully Rendall will remain at 122 pounds, then perhaps there could be a bout against Quigg in his future. As much as I should be favouring Munroe (being from Leicester myself), I can't see past Quigg in that fight, just far too much variety for Munroe.

Post A Comment/View More User Comments (1) 

   
 Top Headlines
 Advertisement
 
 MMA Headlines
 
 Related Articles
  Scott Quigg Hopes To Return To ...
  Joe Calzaghe Will Help Nathan C...
  Welliver Getting Fired Up To Sh...
  Bradley's Trainer on Mayweather...
  Canelo: Mexican Dates Are For U...
  Orlando Salido Approached To Fa...
  Andy Ruiz Fractured Right Hand ...
  Fury: Klitschko Will Likely Rej...
  Amir Khan Has No Fear in Speaki...
  Robert Berridge Parts Ways With...

 Latest Active Forum Threads
Latest Active Threads
 Advertisement

 


Advertisement



Privacy Policy - Submit News - Feedback - Site Map - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2003-2014 BoxingScene LLC. All rights reserved.