Articles by author: Chris McKenna(531 results)

Hearn Shoots Down, Rejects Tyson Fury's 'Lineal Title' Claim

The WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO champion’s main priority remains a clash with WBC title holder Deontay Wilder to become undisputed heavyweight king. But Joshua’s promoter Eddie Hearn has revealed how Fury’s...Read More

Hearn Maintains Big Offer on Table For Khan To Face Brook

AMIR KHAN has been offered almost £8m [$10 million] to face Kell Brook. The Bolton fighter’s promoter Eddie Hearn has urged him to reject £3.9m [$5 million] to face WBO welterweight champion Terence C...Read More

Isaac Dogboe Still Aims To Be a Five Division Champion

ISAAC DOGBOE is happy to describe himself as born in Ghana but made in Britain.ISAAC DOGBOE is happy to describe himself as born in Ghana but made in Britain. But the story of the London-based WBO sup...Read More

Warren: Fury is Number 1 With Wilder, Joshua Now Sits at 3rd

TYSON FURY is now the top dog in the heavyweight division while Anthony Joshua continues to be Eddie Hearn’s cash cow. That was the view of Fury’s promoter Frank Warren last night after his man was in...Read More

Fury on Joshua: They Are Just Borrowed Belts, They Are Still Mine

TYSON FURY warned Anthony Joshua he is coming for the belts he believes he still owns. The Manchester-born fighter says a rematch with Deontay Wilder and then a unification clash with Joshua before th...Read More

Wilder: I Can't Stand Hearn, But He's Right - Fury is Boring

DEONTAY WILDER has finally made an agreement with Eddie Hearn. But sadly for fight fans it’s not to face Anthony Joshua. Instead both men believe Tyson Fury is one of the most boring fighters on the p...Read More

Wilder Manager: If Joshua Wants It, Why Doesn’t He Do Anything?

ANTHONY JOSHUA must plead with Eddie Hearn to make a deal with Deontay Wilder. The American’s manager Shelly Finkel believes Hearn’s influence over the WBA, WBO, IBO and IBF champion has blocked the f...Read More

Wilder: If It's a Great Fight, And Fans Want It, Rematch is Possible

DEONTAY WILDER has labelled Anthony Joshua a coward ahead of his heavyweight showdown with Tyson Fury. The WBC heavyweight champion goaded the WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO title holder as he prepares to face...Read More

Roach Confident: If Wilder Walks Into Fury's One-Two - He's Dead

FREDDIE ROACH is confident Deontay Wilder has underestimated Tyson Fury. Legendary trainer Roach will be in Fury’s corner after being drafted into his team earlier this month by Fury and trainer Ben D...Read More

Lennox Lewis: Tyson Fury Winning Would Be a Historic Comeback

LENNOX LEWIS believes Tyson Fury would complete one of the greatest comebacks in heavyweight history if he beats Deontay Wilder. It is three years to the day that Fury upset Wladimir Klitschko to win ...Read More

Trainer Believes Wilder's Profile Will Explode After Fury Fight

JAY DEAS was once a TV crime reporter chasing stories like a murderous mayor who ran off with his step-daughter. But for the past 13 years he has been the man behind Deontay Wilder rather than the man...Read More

Hatton: Wilder's biggest problem will be Fury's belief in himself

RICKY HATTON says Deontay Wilder will be facing a man who believes he is the greatest fighter in the world in Tyson Fury. And the former world champion reckons that supreme confidence is Fury’s best w...Read More

Tony Bellew: I Had To Retire, My Body Can't Take it No More

TONY BELLEW admits he has retired from boxing because his body can no longer handle the gruelling training camps. But he left with a warning for his final foe not to take on the “giants” in the heavyw...Read More

Bellew: Usyk Must Make a Statement To Land Joshua Fight

TONY BELLEW warned Oleksandr Usyk he has to beat him in style if he wants to land a fight with Anthony Joshua. The Liverpool fighter challenges the WBA, WBC, WBO and IBF cruiserweight champion at Manc...Read More

Usyk: Nobody Has Promised Me Joshua - But Fight Will Happen!

OLEKSANDR USYK is not a man of many words but he only needed one to make it clear who he wants to fight next year. The undisputed cruiserweight king takes on Tony Bellew this weekend in Manchester. Bu...Read More

Sugar Ray Leonard: Joshua-Wilder is a Fight Made in Heaven

SUGAR RAY LEONARD believes Anthony Joshua’s defining fight would be against Deontay Wilder. And the ring great has urged the British heavyweight star to travel across to America to become a global sup...Read More

Deontay Wilder: Tyson Fury Needs Uncle Peter For This Fight

TYSON FURY reckons he’s got Deontay Wilder rattled. But the former world heavyweight champion admits all the mind games will count for little come fight night on December 1. Fury, 30, will face the WB...Read More

Wilder: Joshua is Too Stiff, Fury Beats Him on Any Given Day!

DEONTAY WILDER believes he will be facing a tougher test against Tyson Fury than if he was fighting Anthony Joshua. The WBC heavyweight champion will be face-to-face with former WBO, IBO, WBA and IBF ...Read More

Anthony Joshua Smiles: This Payday is Deontay Wilder's Legacy!

ANTHONY JOSHUA says Deontay Wilder will not be able resist facing him in a career defining clash. Joshua defended his WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO heavyweight belts with a seventh-round stoppage of Alexander...Read More

Luke Campbell Very Confident as He Enters Mendy Rematch

LUKE CAMPBELL believes he can follow George Groves’ road to a world title after teaming up with Shane McGuigan. The London 2012 Olympic gold medallist suffered heartbreak when he came up just short ag...Read More