Articles by author: Chris McKenna(487 results)

Bellew: Haye Should Be Honest - He Lost His Money, Needs More

TONY BELLEW is motivated to beat David Haye by the school bullies who tell his kid he is going to get knocked out. The Liverpool heavyweight faces Haye in a rematch at the O2 on Saturday. Bellew is pr...Read More

Hearn Cautions That Joshua-Wilder Has 2-3 Weeks To Get Done

EDDIE HEARN has set a three-week deadline to strike a deal for Anthony Joshua to face Deontay Wilder this year. The WBA, IBF, IBO and WBO champion’s promoter wants more information from Wilder’s team ...Read More

Bellew Fears That it May Take a Death For Boxing To Tackle PEDs

TONY BELLEW believes boxing will not begin to properly punish drug cheats until someone dies in the ring. The former world cruiserweight champion yesterday delivered a devastating attack on the sport’...Read More

Frampton Hopes To Get Valdez, Selby or Warrington Next

CARL FRAMPTON admitted he cannot wait to fight at Windsor Park in August. The featherweight star put in a stunning display to outbox former four-weight world champion Nonito Donaire in Belfast last ni...Read More

Amir Khan: I Want Adrien Broner, That Would Be a Great Fight

AMIR KHAN is targeting a summer clash with American motor-mouth Adrien Broner. Khan returned to the ring after two years out with a 39-second destruction of the hapless Canadian Phil Lo Greco on Satur...Read More

Khan: I Hoped Canelo Would Get Longer Ban, A Few Years at Least

The Mexican middleweight still insists eating contaminated meat was the reason traces of Clenbuterol were found in the samples he gave in February. But he was forced to scrap his May 5 rematch with Ge...Read More

Hearn: If Khan Wins, He Could Fight Crawford, Spence, Brook

AMIR KHAN will have to prove he is not a shot fighter on Saturday as he eyes up a big December pay day. The former light-welterweight world champion returns to the ring for the first time in two years...Read More

Khan: I'm Going To Shock The World, People Will Say 'Amir is Back!'

AMIR KHAN insists he can become a great golden oldie like Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao. The Bolton fighter returns to the ring this weekend for the first time in two years when he takes on Cana...Read More

Joshua-Wilder: Hearn Will Sit Down With Team Wilder Next Week

ANTHONY JOSHUA’s promoter is set for crunch talks with Deontay Wilder’s team in New York next week for a September 15 showdown at Wembley. Eddie Hearn is planning a meeting with the American’s represe...Read More

Frampton Tabbed Sport Psychologist To Prepare For Donaire

CARL FRAMPTON is ready to prove the doubters wrong and has enlisted the help of a sports psychologist for the battle. The former two-weight world champion takes on four-weight ruler Nonito Donaire in ...Read More

James DeGale: If I Can't Do This Then I Will Call it a Day!

JAMES DEGALE knows the stakes are high in Las Vegas with his career on the line. The British super-middleweight bids to win back the IBF title in a rematch with Caleb Truax in the city where fortunes ...Read More

Truax: I Beat Up DeGale Pretty Good And I'm Still The Underdog

CALEB TRUAX once boxed just to pay off his university tuition fees. Now he is on the cusp of big pay days that will change his life forever if he can hand British super-middleweight star James DeGale ...Read More

Wilder's Manager: No Deal To Fight Breazeale, We Want Joshua!

DEONTAY WILDER’S manager insists his man has no intention of fighting Dominic Breazeale next as he called for talks with Anthony Joshua’s team for a summer showdown. The American’s co-manager Shelly F...Read More

Hearn: Expect Wilder-Breazeale, His Managers Dislike Each Other

EDDIE HEARN believes Deontay Wilder will fight Dominic Breazeale next – which will put any hope of a £100m clash with Anthony Joshua back until November or December. WBA, IBO, IBF and WBO heavyweight ...Read More

Anthony Joshua: I Feel That Everyone is Waiting For You To Fail

ANTHONY JOSHUA will fight in front of almost 80,000 fans for the third time in a row. While over a million Brits will tune in on TV, and even more will watch all around the world to see one of the big...Read More

Parker Promoter: Joshua is Softer, Showed Signs of Being Rattled

ANTHONY JOSHUA has been labelled ‘soft’ ahead of his heavyweight clash with Joseph Parker. Unbeaten Kiwi Parker puts his WBO title on the line against WBA, IBO and IBF champion Joshua at Cardiff’s Pri...Read More

Trainer: I Don't Think Anthony Joshua is Near His Full Potential

ANTHONY JOSHUA has been told he’s far from the finished article - just two wins away from becoming the undisputed king of the heavyweight division. The WBA, IBO and IBF champion’s trainer Rob McCracke...Read More

Hearn Wants To Sign Wilder: I Can Probably Pay Him Double!

EDDIE HEARN wants to sign Deontay Wilder to his Matchroom stable to help clear the path for a £100m fight with Anthony Joshua. The Essex-based promoter has already started to put on shows in America a...Read More

Joshua Continues To Get Advice From Klitschko's Former Trainer

ANTHONY JOSHUA says his days of being bossed around are over. The WBA, IBO and IBF heavyweight champion puts his belts and reputation on the line on Saturday against WBO title holder Joseph Parker. Th...Read More

Joshua Wants To Be More Like Mayweather, Not Mike Tyson

ANTHONY JOSHUA wants to be more like Floyd Mayweather Jnr than Mike Tyson when it comes to his career. The IBF, IBO and WBA heavyweight champion will look to add the WBO belt to his collection when he...Read More