Monthly Archives: September 2012

Senchenko confirmed for Hatton return

Ricky Hatton will make his boxing comeback against Vyacheslav Senchenko on November 24. Hatton will end his three-and-a-half-year exile from the ring against the 35-year-old Ukrainian in a welterweight clash at the MEN Arena in Manchester. Senchenko might be largely … Continue reading

UFC Nottingham weigh-ins

The UFC is back in the UK this weekend for the first time since last November, with UFC on Fuel TV 5 set to take place tomorrow night at the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham. Headlined by the heavyweight clash … Continue reading

Hatton opponent set to be unveiled

Ricky Hatton is set to reveal the name of his opponent for his comeback fight on November 24 this Friday. The match-up, which has already sold 18,000 tickets at the MEN Arena, is rumoured to be against Australian Michael Katsidis. … Continue reading

Strikeforce fighters receive pay

Fighters left in the lurch following the cancellation of “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Healy” will be compensated. Jorge Gurgel, Pat Healy, Adriano Martins, Jorge Santiago, Josh Thomson and Yuri Villefort were among those confirmed to have been promised at least partial … Continue reading

Haye refuses Ukraine showdown

David Haye has ruled out fighting Vitali Klitschko in Ukraine on safety grounds. The London heavyweight is hoping to secure a crack at the WBC heavyweight champion having lost his WBA title to Klitschko’s younger brother Wladimir in Hamburg last … Continue reading

Jones: Belfort a tougher opponent than Sonnen

Jon Jones says he won’t be celebrating if he beats Vitor Belfort by a 48-47 decision at UFC 152 tomorrow night, even though he has enormous respect for the Brazilian. Jones defends his light-heavyweight belt against a man who has … Continue reading

Injured Mir forced out of Cormier bout

Frank Mir (16-6) will not fight Daniel Cormier (10-0) at Strikeforce: Cormier vs. Mir on November 3 in Oklahoma City due to an undisclosed injury. Sources have indicated that a knee injury could be to blame for Mir’s withdrawal. It’s … Continue reading

Haye to apply for British licence

David Haye is to apply for a British boxing licence as he bids to line up a bout with WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko. Haye, who lost his WBA heavyweight title to Vitali’s younger brother Wladimir in Hamburg last year, … Continue reading

Hatton comeback is wrong, insists Calzaghe

Former world champion Joe Calzaghe has warned Ricky Hatton that his return to boxing could prove to be a huge mistake. Hatton announced he would be making a comeback last week, despite not having fought for over three years and … Continue reading

Angry Bisping hits back at Benavidez

Things could get a little heated in the locker rooms at UFC 152 – at least if Michael Bisping and Joseph Benavidez are sharing space. Bisping didn’t appreciate an off-the-cuff remark from the UFC flyweight that he was a harder … Continue reading



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