Derry Matthews: “My first 3 years as a pro was the best years of my life”

Derry Mathews (38-12-2) called time on his boxing career earlier this year. The Liverpool man nicknamed ‘Dirty’ bought to the end his 52-fight career following defeat at the hands of domestic rival Ohara Davies at the 02 Arena, London. Growing up next door to the Solly gym in Liverpool, Mathews says, “that’s where I learnt my trade and manners”. Despite

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Callum ‘The One’ Johnson on fighting Frank Buglioni

Unbeaten Light Heavyweight Callum Johnson (16-0) is in line for a shot at the British title against Frank Buglioni (20-2-1), after the British Boxing Board of Control ordered a fight with the ‘Wise Guy’. Both are promoted by Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing. Johnson, states that he is “waiting on everything to be finalised and confirmed” ahead of what is sure

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Crolla v Burns 7th October – Manchester Arena

Eddie Hearn announced this morning that Anthony Crolla (31-6-3) will fight Ricky Burns (41-6-1) at the Manchester Arena on Saturday 7th October 2017.  The fight will take place at lightweight, Crolla’s natural weight class, with Burns coming down from 140lbs which he has been campaigning at recently. Crolla, comes into the contest after losing his WBA lightweight title to Venezuelan

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