Boxing News Archives: August 9, 2017

Mayweather vs McGregor: Can Conor Win?

With the recent quotes from Floyd Mayweather about his slippage, along with the reports that Conor is impressive in camp, I ask the question, does Conor McGregor have a chance to pull off the biggest upset in boxing history? What’s key in Mayweather’s quotes isn’t just his own admission that he has lost a step and isn’t the same fighter. What’s key is his admission that Conor on paper should be favoured because of his advantage of age, reach, power, and height. While many could see this as a ploy to create excitement for the fight with fans having the ...

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Eggington set to defend European title on undercard to Crolla/Burns

Sam Eggington will defend his European Welterweight title against mandatory challenger Mohamed Mimoune on the undercard of the Lightweight blockbuster between Anthony Crolla and Ricky Burns at the Manchester Arena on October 7, live on sky Sports. Eggington landed the title with a devastating tenth round KO to rip the title from Cerefino Rodriguez in Birmingham in May, adding the Spaniard’s name to his ever-growing list of impressive scalps. ‘The Savage’ went in the Rodriguez bout on the back of two eighth round stoppage wins against former World champion Paulie Malignaggi and former World title challenger Frankie Gavin. Frenchman Mimoune ...

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