1. Terry Flanagan vs. Orlando Cruz: Fight Time, Date, Live-Stream and TV Info

    Terry Flanagan makes the fourth defence of his WBO lightweight title on Saturday when he takes on Orlando Cruz at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 1 month ago 2,070 reads 12 comments

  2. Playing It Cool: Luke Campbell Passes His Toughest Test with Flying Colours

    At the end of 2015, Luke Campbell's seemingly smooth progress in the paid ranks hit an unexpected rough patch. Having eased to a dozen victories as a pro, the lightweight lost contest No...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 1,412 reads 5 comments

  3. Luke Campbell vs. Derry Mathews: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV Info

    Luke Campbell and Derry Mathews go head-to-head on Saturday in an intriguing lightweight clash in Liverpool, England...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 3 months ago 2,170 reads 0 comments

  4. Anthony Crolla Can Smile in Defeat but Jorge Linares Rematch Is the Wrong Option

    Anthony Crolla has recently made a habit of forgetting things. At an August press conference to promote his fight with Jorge Linares, the then-WBA lightweight champion arrived in smart attire but minus a rather important belt...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 4 months ago 2,088 reads 5 comments

  5. Anthony Crolla vs. Jorge Linares: Live Round-by-Round Results and Highlights

    Jorge Linares dethroned Anthony Crolla in Manchester, England, winning a fight-of-the-year contender on points to become the new WBA lightweight champion...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 4 months ago 7,808 reads 17 comments

  6. Anthony Crolla vs. Jorge Linares: Fight Time, Date, Live-Stream and TV Info

    Anthony Crolla and Jorge Linares have shown each other nothing but respect in the buildup to their lightweight title fight in Manchester, England, on Saturday...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 4 months ago 3,171 reads 3 comments

  7. Why Derry Mathews Is the Perfect Test for Luke Campbell's Lofty Ambitions

    Luke Campbell and Derry Mathews have both reached a crossroads moment in their respective careers. Despite contrasting routes to facing each other at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, ...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 5 months ago 414 reads 2 comments

  8. Anthony Crolla and Jorge Linares Show There Is Still Room for Respect in Boxing

    At Wednesday's press conference in Manchester, England, Anthony Crolla and Jorge Linares acted like the best of friends. On September 24, however, they will be the best of enemies...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 5 months ago 1,837 reads 5 comments

  9. Luke Campbell Worth His Weight in Gold as He Closes in on World-Title Shot

    Luke Campbell struck gold in the summer of 2012. Now, four years later, he has his eyes on another prize...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 6 months ago 922 reads 3 comments

  10. Terry Flanagan Needs to Improve as He Prepares for Tougher Tests at Lightweight

    For Terry Flanagan, the wait appears to be over. The understated, somewhat under-appreciated lightweight is set to finally hit the big time...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 6 months ago 969 reads 2 comments

  11. Anthony Crolla Continues His Boxing Fairytale with Fight Against Jorge Linares

    No one can ever accuse Anthony Crolla of taking the easy option. After needing two attempts to dethrone WBA champion Darleys Perez (their first meeting ended in a controversial draw), ...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 7 months ago 1,409 reads 3 comments

  12. Building Britain's Perfect Lightweight from the Current Crop of Fighters

    Britain has a thriving lightweight scene right now. Mancunians Anthony Crolla and Terry Flanagan are holding world titles at 135 pounds. England had never had a lightweight champion until July 2015—now they have two from one city...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 9 months ago 1,824 reads 9 comments

  13. 5 Potential Opponents for WBA Lightweight Champion Anthony Crolla

    Anthony Crolla's victory over Ismael Barroso on Saturday was a triumph of substance over style. The lightweight successfully defended his WBA title by knocking out his mandatory challenger at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 9 months ago 2,708 reads 3 comments

  14. Anthony Crolla vs. Ismael Barroso: Live Round-by-Round Results and Highlights

    Anthony Crolla faces a tricky first defence of his WBA lightweight title on Saturday, as he goes up against unbeaten challenger Ismael Barroso in Manchester, England...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 9 months ago 2,304 reads 7 comments

  15. Anthony Crolla vs. Ismael Barroso: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV Info

    Anthony Crolla makes the first defence of his WBA lightweight title against Ismael Barroso on Saturday at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 9 months ago 1,744 reads 3 comments

  16. Lightweight Luke Campbell Can Show Surprise Loss to Yvan Mendy Was Just a Blip

    It’s unclear if Luke Campbell reads a lot of Friedrich Nietzsche’s work, but he would be wise to bear in mind one of the philosopher’s most famous lines: "That which does not kill us makes us stronger...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 10 months ago 1,335 reads 2 comments

  17. Anthony Crolla to Write a New Chapter in His Boxing Story Against Ismael Barroso

    There were few better boxing stories in 2015 than the journey Anthony Crolla made from hospital bed to world champion...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 10 months ago 888 reads 1 comments

  18. 50 and Out? Looking Back at the Highs and Lows in the Career of Derry Mathews

    While he was unable to mark the occasion by claiming a world title, Derry Mathews reached the milestone of 50 pro fights in his clash with Terry Flanagan on Saturday...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 10 months ago 1,239 reads 0 comments

  19. Ranking the Best Opponents for Terry Flanagan After His Win over Derry Mathews

    It wasn't always pretty, but Terry Flanagan found a way to retain his WBO lightweight title in Liverpool, England, on Saturday...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 10 months ago 1,220 reads 1 comments

  20. Terry Flanagan vs. Derry Mathews: Lessons Learned from Liverpool Fight

    Terry "Turbo" Flanagan retained his WBO lightweight title on Saturday with a unanimous points win over Derry Mathews in Liverpool, England...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 10 months ago 2,450 reads 2 comments

  21. Terry Flanagan vs. Derry Mathews: Live Round-by-Round Results and Highlights

    Terry Flanagan retained his WBO lightweight title on Saturday, beating the experienced Derry Mathews on points in Liverpool, England...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 11 months ago 2,696 reads 1 comments

  22. Terry Flanagan vs. Derry Mathews: Fight Time, Date, Live Stream and TV Info

    Just over 48 hours after Liverpool host Manchester United in the last 16 of the UEFA Europa League, the two cities will be sporting rivals again when Terry Flanagan faces Derry Mathews...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 11 months ago 983 reads 0 comments

  23. Terry Flanagan vs. Derry Mathews: A Breakdown Ahead of the Fight in Liverpool

    After a false start in February, Terry Flanagan will defend his WBO lightweight title against fellow Englishman Derry Mathews on March 12. Despite being the challenger, Mathews has home advantage for the bout at the Echo Arena in Liverpool...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 11 months ago 1,797 reads 2 comments

  24. The Hammer with Heart: Reflecting on the Career of the Retired Kevin Mitchell

    In boxing, timing is everything. The sport is all about sensing the moment when in the ring and then reacting appropriately to it. In announcing his retirement, Kevin Mitchell showed timing is just as important when it comes to leaving the ring too...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 12 months ago 2,301 reads 7 comments

  25. Premier Boxing Champions 2016: Fight Card and TV Schedule for February 9

    A battle of highly regarded lightweight prospects will headline the next Premier Boxing Champions event on Fox Sports 1...

    Brian Mazique Written by Brian Mazique about 12 months ago 3,743 reads 2 comments