Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Rendall Munroe in Tears, Admits It's 'No Longer There'

As previously reported, Josh Warrington defended his Commonwealth featherweight title by forcing veteran Rendall Munroe to retire on his stool after seven rounds. Munroe, who was unbeaten in six European title fights and fought Toshiaki Nishioka for the WBC title, looked a shadow of his former self for a second fight in a succession and called time on his career in the post-fight interview.

"I love the sport and the training, but there comes a time when the sharpness isn't there," a tearful Munroe told Sky Sports. "My trainer and manager were telling me it's not there and I always said when they tell me it's time to call it a day, it's time.

"At the end of the day I went to Japan, fought the best in the world, I never reached my goal but I love the sport and my fans and a big thank you to them."

Warrington moves to 17-0 with his second stoppage in a row and is looking forward to making his name in the featherweight division.

"I was always a fan of Rendall and I was expecting a dangerous man and I prepared for one," he said.

"I like winning belts so we'll see what happens, maybe the British belt will become vacant and I'd like to have a shot at that."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Juof on 04-19-2014

I loved watching rendall at the top of his game.

Comment by Ray* on 04-19-2014

It was never there 6/7 fights ago.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (2)
Top Headlines Daniel Jacobs Signs Multi-Fight Agreements With HBO, Eddie Hearn Joseph Parker Retains, Wins Majority Decision Over Hughie Fury Carl Frampton To Sign Deal With Frank Warren? Josh Wale Retains British As Murray Beats Fagan, Kelly Wins Joseph Parker vs. Hughie Fury - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Badou Jack Vacates WBA Title, Bivol Purse Bid is Canceled Dickinson, Safa and Cullen Get Wins On Fury-Parker Card McDonagh Outpoints Singleton At Manchester Arena Parker: UK is Where The Heavyweight Scene Is, I Want To Be in It Campbell Will Use Experience of Olympics in Jorge Linares Clash Hughie Fury: Parker is No Old Man Like Klitschko, But I'm Ready Dorticos vs. Kudryashov - Cruiserweight WBSS Report Card Photos: Oscar Valdez, Gilberto Ramirez - Tested Tough To Win! Luis Ortiz: No Judges, I'll Knock Wilder Out - Then I Want Joshua! Terence Crawford: Mikey Garcia Fight Would Have To Be at 147 Daily Bread Mailbag: Canelo-Golovkin, Parker-Fury, Kovalev Campbell: Linares is Strong, Experienced - But This is My Time! Liam Williams Vows To Punish Liam Smith For His Trash Talk James DeGale: Groves or Smith Will Win WBSS - I Want Winner Hughie Fury: I Can't Look Past Parker, But I Feel I Can Unify Division Golovkin's Promoter: You Never Heard Canelo Booed Like That! Josh Taylor May Get To World Title Within a Year, Says McGuigan With Andre Ward Retired, Who is The #1 P4P Fighter in The World? Oscar Valdez Gets Off The Floor To Decision Genesis Servania Gilberto Ramirez Drops, Decisions a Very Game Jesse Hart Michael Conlan Drops, Stops Kenny Guzman in Second Round Loeffler: Canelo Should Be More Confident After Full 12 With GGG Conceicao, Kavaliauskas, Mayer, Lenny Z, Gaibnazarov Win Bouts Photos: Jorge Linares, Luke Campbell - in Top Form, Battle Ready Photos: Dorticos, Kudryashov - Get Tense, Ready For WBSS War Anthony Dirrell Denies Chavez Jr.'s Claim of Fight in November Lozano vs. Rodriguez Rematch Top Boxeo Telemundo Return Gervonta Davis Facing First Degree Aggravated Assault Charge Linares Weighs In at 134.2 Pounds; Campbell Weighs 134.8 Anthony Yigit vs. Sandor Martin - Undercard Information Castano Still Not Paid For Win Over Michel Soro, Legal Action Looms Hughie Fury: When I Say I'll Knock Parker Out, I'll Knock Him Out! Team Ramirez Dedicate Hart Fight To Mexico Earthquake Victims Photos: Sergey Kovalev, Vyacheslav Shabranskyy - Face To Face Michael Conlan Aims To Impress With Big Win in Tuscon
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement