Articles by author: Phil D. Jay(353 results)

Khan's Trainer: Brook Fight Will Not Be a 50-50 Deal

Amir Khan’s new trainer Virgil Hunter has told WBN that any potential welterweight bout between his fighter and IBF mandatory challenger Kell Brook will not be a straight 50/50 split as stipulated by ...Read More

Hatton Felt Malignaggi Won Close, Open To NYC Battle

Two-weight world title holder Ricky Hatton is hoping to challenge for another world title in the 'city that never sleeps' next year and challenge WBA welterweight champion Paulie Malignaggi in New Yor...Read More

Devon Alexander: Never Seen Brook Fight, Who is He?

Newly-crowned IBF welterweight champion Devon Alexander (24-1, 13KOs) is contemplating his next fight in the wake of his comprehensive points win over Randall Bailey on Saturday night in Brooklyn. ...Read More

Holyfield Stepping Away From His Retirement Promise

Four-time world heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield has made a dramatic reverse in his decision to announce his retirement at his 50th birthday bash in Beverly Hills tomorrow. ...Read More

Katsidis Returning To 135, Gives Take on Hatton Talks

Exciting fighter Michael Katsidis has a renewed focus after deciding to head back to the lightweight division after a brief hit and miss move up to light-welterweight. The 32 year-old from Toowoomb...Read More

Glen Johnson: Groves Not Official, Waiting For Offer

It was announced a few hours ago that undefeated super middleweight George Groves (15-0, 12KOs) would face former world light heavyweight champion Glen “The Road Warrior” Johnson (51-17-2, 35KOs) on D...Read More

Haye: I've Agreed To Vitali's Terms, Let's Do The Fight

Former world heavyweight champion David Haye has stated that his next bout against Vitali Klitschko is already signed and sealed and is certain the fight will take place at some point in 2013. Spea...Read More

Coyne: Cleverly Will Not Leave America With The Title

Unbeaten southpaw Ryan Coyne gets an unexpected chance to claim a first world title next month after a last minute fight change led WBO light-heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly into the path of the ...Read More

Fury's Trainer Rips Maloney Over Past David Price Talks

Heavyweight contender Tyson Fury's trainer and uncle Peter Fury has talked candidly about the negotiations regarding a possible fight between his fighter and British champion David Price after a w...Read More

Ricky Hatton Open To Mayweather or Pacquiao Rematch

The 24th of November promises to be a huge date in the boxing life of Ricky Hatton as the four-time world champion readies himself for what could turn out to be the most important fight of his colourf...Read More

Virgil Hunter on Khan-Hatton Clash, Training Amir, More

Amir Khan’s new trainer Virgil Hunter has told WBN that a domestic battle between the former unified light-welterweight champion and the returning Ricky Hatton is a possibility in the future. Hunte...Read More

Ricky Hatton: If I Win, Bradley, Malignaggi Bouts Possible

Two division world champion Ricky Hatton has told WBN that he will have the top welterweights in his sights if his upcoming return to the ring against Vyacheslav Senchenko goes to plan on November 24....Read More

Former Manager: Edison Miranda is "a Waste of Talent"

On the back of last month's disappointing loss to Tony Bellew, former world title challenger Edison Miranda is facing an uncertain future after departing from manager Greg Wantman in the wake of the d...Read More

Carson Jones Discusses Purdy Bout, Brook Rematch, More

Battle-hardened welterweight Carson Jones makes a second trip to Britain on December 8 on the back of his twelve-round war will Kell Brook in July and hopes a victory over former British champion Lee ...Read More

Porter Feels Ready For Bradley, Malignaggi and Hatton

Undefeated welterweight Shawn ‘Showtime’ Porter is ready to take the next step-up in his career after racking up an impressive 20 straight victories since turning professional four years ago this mont...Read More

Matthew Hatton on Ricky's Return, Senchenko, More

Former European welterweight champion ‘Magic’ Matthew Hatton has a new rival in his division and it is none other than his elder brother Ricky, who returns to ring following a three-year absence on No...Read More

DeGale vs Mohoumadi Bout on October 13th in Bluewater

A rejuvenated James DeGale returns to the ring on October 13th at Glow in Bluewater, Kent to put his European belt on the line against Hadillah Mohoumadi in his 14th professional outing. The 26 yea...Read More

Daniel Geale's Options Include Sturm, Macklin, Murray

WBA and IBF middleweight champion Daniel Geale is contemplating a home title defence in Australia after potential opponents Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Sergio Martinez announced the possibility of havi...Read More

Lateef Kayode Furious With Green-Cameron IBO Clash

US-based Nigerian Lateef Kayode (18-0-1, 14KOs) has been left seething by the fact that Danny Green and Shane Cameron will collide for the vacant IBO cruiserweight title in Melbourne this coming Novem...Read More

Agbeko Dares Guillermo Rigondeaux To Accept Challenge

Ghanaian former world bantamweight champion Joseph Agbeko (28-4, 22KOs) has told WBN that he has WBA super bantamweight titlist Guillermo Rigondeaux firmly in his sights as he lines up another shot at...Read More