Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Winky Wright-Matthew Macklin is Signed For April 9

By Lem Satterfield

According to Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer, and a source close to promoter Frank Warren, former world champion Winky Wright will end a near two-year ring absence on April 9 when the 39-year-old will take on middleweight Matthew Macklin of England, likely on the under card of a main event matching Mexican, three-division champions, Juan Manuel Marquez and Erik Morales in a lightweight (135 pounds) clash at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Lem Satterfield is the boxing editor at AOL FanHouse and the news editor at BoxingScene.com. To read more from Lem Satterfield, go to AOL FanHouse by Clicking Here .

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ghost deini on 01-18-2011

[QUOTE=gingeralbino;9973162]Winky is nearly 40, hasnt fought in 2 years, hasnt won in over 4 years, and hasnt KOd anyone in about 9 years. Warren knows what he's doing. Take an old inactive big name opponent, and feed him to one…

Comment by Monkz on 01-18-2011

Wow, I kept hearing rumours Winky wanted to fight I seriously doubted them but now this, I hope he's got something left, either way it'll be great to see him back in the ring. War Winky!

Comment by gingeralbino on 01-18-2011

[QUOTE=Sparked_1985;9973237]There are great fights to be made with: Barker, Macklin, Lee and Duddy. Although, I think poor old Duddy has been to the well one too many times now. I hope he gets a good wedge against Andy Lee.[/QUOTE] not…

Comment by Sparked_1985 on 01-18-2011

[QUOTE=gingeralbino;9973232]nope, wanted to see him v Barker tbh. I have Macklin down as a good domestic/Euro level fighter. Better than most, but not world class. Macklin and Pirog were meant to fight about a year ago. What happened with that?…

Comment by gingeralbino on 01-18-2011

[QUOTE=Sparked_1985;9973210]It's good match-making in a sense. But Winky is still Winky. Apart from Asiakianen (sp?) Macklin has never looked like a world-class fighter.[/QUOTE] nope, wanted to see him v Barker tbh. I have Macklin down as a good domestic/Euro level…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (37)
Top Headlines Aldo Doubts Mayweather-McGregor Gets Beyond UFC Obstacles Marquez Tabs Golovkin as Boxing's New Pound-For-Pound King Anthony Karperis Stops Scott Burrell in Four Rounds Cedric Vitu-Marcello Matano IBF Eliminator For Jarett Hurd Shot Mayweather: 'Triple L' Golovkin Came Up Short, I'd Work Him Over! Lawrence Okolie To Box On Burns vs. Indongo In Glasgow Anthony Crolla Not Ruling Out Move To Junior Welterweight Rob Brant To Take Stay Busy Fight, Then Murata-N'dam Winner Photos: Jorge Linares Dominates Anthony Crolla - MEGA Gallery Porter Hopes Pacquiao Retires, Says Khan Has Skills To Beat Anyone Jacobs' Manager: GGG's Side Will Make Excuses to Avoid Rematch Frank Warren: Shrewd Liam Smith With Under The Radar Fight Photos: Tyron Zeuge With Bad Cut, Gets Technical Decision Win Crolla Admits Gallagher Nearly Pulled Him Out Before Twelfth Charlo vs. Heiland WBC Eliminator For Mandatory Golovkin Shot Saunders Smiles: Let Everyone Doubt Me, I Can Beat Golovkin! Jhonny Gonzalez Crushes Francisco Contreras in Three Rounds Emmanuel Rodriguez Destroys Robinson Lavinanza in One Daud Yordan's Promoter Hopes To Get Him Title Shot Next Linares: I Want Mikey Garcia, Lomachenko - I Can Beat Both! Mike Tyson on Mind Games, Breaking an Opponent's Spirit Nico Hernandez Makes His Pro Debut in Style Jorge Paez Jr. Blasts Out Daniel Sandoval in Furious Fashion Abduqaxorov Blitzes Manyuchi, Captures WBC Silver at 147 Saunders To Golovkin: Do You Want To Fight? Put Up or Shut Up! Juho Haapoja decisions Leonardo Bruzzese to win EU title Mikey Garcia Wants Summer Unification Fight Against Linares Tyron Zeuge Suffers Bad Cut, Gets Technical Decision Over Ekpo Lawrence Okolie Blows Out Debut Opponent In 20 Seconds Jorge Linares Drops, Dominates Anthony Crolla To Repeat Jack Arnfield Beats Brian Rose In Battle Of Blackpool Linares vs. Crolla Rematch - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Katie Taylor Beats Koleva, Welborn Shocks Marcus Morrison Kovalev's Trainer Has Doubts That Ward Wants The Rematch Martin Ward Defeats Maxi Hughes, Retains British, WBC Regional Crolla: I Need To Drag Linares Into a Fight, Rough Him Up Hunter: I Told Amir Khan That Fighting Canelo Was Stupid, Crazy Investigation is Under Way After 17-Year-old Amateur Dies Jorge Linares 'Feels at Home' Fighting Crolla in The UK Crolla: I'll Prove A Lot of People Wrong in Linares Rematch
Advertisement
Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement