Category: Other Sports

Linares vs Campbell: Victory in Defeat

Luke Campbell came up short in his first shot at a world title as he was narrowly outpointed by defending champion Jorge Linares in Los Angeles, California. Whilst this fight will go down as a defeat on paper, in many ways the Olympic gold medallist emerged a winner. In a very closely contested fight, Luke ...

Linares vs Campbell: The passing of the torch or a fight too soon?

In the early hours of Sunday morning whilst many UK fans will be tucked up in bed, Hull’s Luke Campbell will be far from his home comforts as he steps into the ring to challenge reigning WBA World Lightweight Champion Jorge Linares. Working meticulously with his trainer Jorge Rubio, you can bet your bottom dollar ...

Coyle set to fight McKenna

Coyle vs McKenna Confirmed for October Whilst Luke Campbell has been preparing for the biggest fight of his career so far against World Champion Jorge Linares, Hull’s other boxing star Tommy ‘Boom Boom’ Coyle has long been considering his next move. After much anticipation, it is now confirmed that he will face undefeated Irishman Tyrone ...

Campbell relishing Linares challenge

Hull’s Olympic Gold medal winning boxer, Luke Campbell, has been talking ahead of his world title fight against the WBA Lightweight Champion of the World Jorge Linares. The biggest night of his professional Boxing career is set for September 23rd in Los Angeles when he will enter the ring to face a four time world ...

Campbell to fight Linares for World Title

It has been confirmed that Hull’s Luke Campbell will challenge Jorge Linares for the WBA, WBC Diamond and Ring Magazine Lightweight titles on September 23rd in Los Angeles. It will be Luke’s first shot at a world title since turning professional, and he certainly can’t be accused of taking the easy route. Alongside Mikey Garcia, ...

Campbell vs Linares on the cards?

After a relatively quiet three months since Luke Campbell defeated former world champion Darleys Perez, news has emerged that will almost certainly separate opinion amongst boxing fans. Luke showed us glimpses of world class talent on that memorable night in April, as he took everything that Perez had in his arsenal before settling into his ...

Nice guys don’t always finish last

Over the decades, the sport of Boxing has shown us a diverse range of characters - from the good guys to the bad guys, from the controversial to the eccentric. The 60’s brought us characters like the great Muhammad Ali - widely loved yet perhaps equally controversial. Whilst some of the standout personalities in the ...

Kyle Edmund at Wimbledon – RECAP

15:40 - That concludes FanaticHull's coverage of Kyle Edmund. Join us tonight as Hall Road Rangers take on North Ferriby United at Haworth Park. 15:38 - Pundits evaluate Edmund Henman: "I want to see more from Kyle and that's a reflection because I think he's a very good player. "There are still areas that he ...

Luke dispatches Perez to set up World title shot

'Coolhand' Luke Campbell moved a giant step closer to a shot at the World title, when former champion Darleys Perez retired hurt in the ninth round of their WBA eliminator. It was a massive crowd at Wembley on the Anthony Joshua vs Wladimir Klitschko under-card, and a victory for Campbell that was in front of current ...