Category: Boxing

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 ...

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 ...

Campbell takes on Lopez in Hull

Coming off an impressive fourth round demolition of the well-respected Derry Matthews in October, Luke Campbell returns to Hull Ice Arena to defend his WBC Silver lightweight title, writes Owen Hammond. Having not fought in front of his beloved home fans since his epic derby against Hull’s very own Tommy Coyle almost 18 months ago, ...