Articles by author: Chris McKenna(466 results)

Joshua Explains Why Parker is Tougher Fight Than Wilder

ANTHONY JOSHUA reckons beating Joseph Parker will be the hardest part of unifying the heavyweight division. The easy bit will be facing WBC champion Deontay Wilder afterwards. WBA, IBO and IBF king Jo...Read More

Hughie Fury: I'll Be World Champion, I'm a World Level Fighter!

HUGHIE FURY has put the pain of his defeat by Joseph Parker behind him. But believes coming close to becoming WBO heavyweight champion will make him a better fighter. Fury, cousin of former world heav...Read More

Frampton Willing To Fight Quigg Again - If He Beats Valdez

CARL FRAMPTON has told Scott Quigg he will have the chance to avenge his only defeat – if he becomes world champion this weekend. Quigg, 29, faces WBO featherweight champion Oscar Valdez in LA on Satu...Read More

Eubank: I'm Willing To Die in The Ring To Win - Groves is Not!

CHRIS EUBANK JR has looked into the eyes of George Groves and claimed he has seen weakness. He believes he sees a man not willing to go as far as him to win when they meet in the highly-anticipated cl...Read More

Eubank Feels a Win Over Groves Will Start His Mega-Star Path

CHRIS EUBANK JR believes beating George Groves will be the next step in matching Anthony Joshua’s pulling power. The Brighton-born super-middleweight reckons victory against the WBA champion at Manche...Read More

Groves: Eubank Was Always Easy To Hit - This is Not His Time!

GEORGE GROVES has warned Chris Eubank Jr he is repeating the mistakes he made with Carl Froch. The WBA super-middleweight champion reckons Eubank Jr is already focussing on what comes next, rather tha...Read More

Khan Smiles: Lo Greco Will Get Slow Beating, Slow Punishment

AMIR KHAN promised a “slow beating” to embarrass Canadian Phil Lo Greco after the pair clashed at a heated press conference yesterday. The British welterweight star threw water at his opponent after h...Read More

Frank Warren: Tyson Fury Deserves 50-50 Split for Anthony Joshua

TYSON FURY deserves 50-50 split if he faces Anthony Joshua in a record breaking £100m mega fight. That is according to promoter Frank Warren, who is understood to be close to signing a multi-fight dea...Read More

James DeGale To Trigger Rematch Clause With Caleb Truax

JAMES DEGALE wants a rematch with Caleb Truax to reclaim his IBF super-middleweight title. The Londoner is set to trigger the clause for an immediate return clash against the American after his shock ...Read More

Frampton: Warren Wants Donaire Fight To Be a WBO Eliminator

CARL FRAMPTON has promised to prove the doubters wrong when he faces Nonito Donaire on April 21. The former two-weight world champion takes on the ‘Filipino Flash’ in a cracking featherweight clash at...Read More

Khan: I Want To Be Remembered For Boxing, I'm Not a Celebrity

AMIR KHAN wants to be remembered as a world-class fighter rather than being the funny bloke afraid of snakes and creepy crawlies on I’m A Celebrity. The former light-welterweight world champion also i...Read More

Callum Smith Camp Not Happy To Face Braehmer in Germany

CALLUM SMITH’s camp are fuming at the prospect of travelling to Germany for his World Boxing Super Series semi-final against Jurgen Braehmer next month. The Liverpool super-middleweight is set to face...Read More

DeGale Unsure of Career Future, To Decide After New Year

JAMES DEGALE will make a decision on his future in the New Year after his career was left hanging in the balance following a shock defeat by little-known Caleb Truax. The British super-middleweight ...Read More

David Price: I Feel Young Again, Would Jump at Chance For Fury

DAVID PRICE has been through some dark days but can still see light at the end of his career. The 34-year-old one-time heavyweight hope accepts winning a world title is beyond him now. But he refuses ...Read More

Frampton Admits: Performance Was Mediocre, But Win is a Win

CARL FRAMPTON called his performance mediocre - but the fight was far from it. His return clash after 10 months out was a bloody battle that only added to the Belfast fighter’s thirst to get back into...Read More

Carl Frampton: Leaving The McGuigans Was The Right Decision

CARL FRAMPTON knows what the reaction will be if he fails to make it back to the top. “If this part of my career doesn’t go right people are going to say, ‘You shouldn’t have left the McGuigans’,” he ...Read More

Lennox Lewis: Joshua, Wilder Are Under-Developed, Still Learning

LENNOX LEWIS believes current heavyweight champions Anthony Joshua and Deontay Wilder cannot be compared to the division’s greats because they are “under-developed”. The former undisputed king of the ...Read More

Katie Taylor vs. Holly Holm Clash Has Been Explored

KATIE TAYLOR’s team have held talks with UFC star Holly Holm about a future clash. The Irishwoman could also explore the possibility of a bout with MMA fighter Ronda Rousey if the American wanted to s...Read More

Whyte: Joshua Has Peaked, He Can't Get Any Better - But I Can!

DILLIAN WHYTE says Anthony Joshua has reached his peak. Whyte was knocked out by IBF, IBO and WBA champion Joshua in 2015. And the pair are still bitter rivals from a feud that stems back to their ama...Read More

Larry Holmes: Anthony Joshua Knocks Out a 'Prime' Mike Tyson!

LARRY HOLMES had been talking for almost 20 minutes before he stopped suddenly and asked, “Do you enjoy asking me questions?” This was an audience with Holmes in the café of the BXR gym in London, whi...Read More