Category: Other Sports

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 ...

Coolhand to face Perez in WBA eliminator

Hull's golden boy Luke Campbell will fight former WBA lightweight champion, Darleys Perez for the right to face current Champion Jorge Linares at Wembley stadium on 29th April. The WBA eliminator will be a support act to the much anticipated World Heavyweight title fight between popular Englishman and Luke's big mate, Anthony Joshua and former ...

FanaticHull Weekend Roundup

It’s been another busy weekend for our sides in and around Hull. There is plenty to reflect on including a good weekend for our rugby league sides while the football sides had mixed results. Football: It’s fair to say it’s been a mixed weekend for our football sides. Hull City went to Everton looking to ...

FanaticHull Weekend Round-Up

It’s been another busy weekend for our sides in and around Hull. From relegation 6 pointers in the Premier League to important results for Hull City ladies and Hull Thunder Volleyball there is plenty to reflect on. Football: In the main our Football teams had a good weekend with the one obvious exception being North ...