Wednesday 17th December 2015 “I was totally devastated when I heard the news. I was at home late last night when I got told of the cowardly attack on Anthony and it made me feel physically sick. Anybody who knows Anthony, both in and out of boxing, will tell you he’s one of the nicest people you could wish to meet. Its no over statement to describe him as heroic in the way he didn’t hesitate to try and stop somebody robbing his neighbors house, but then to be attacked in the way he was is just awful. To …
QUIGG TARGETS SUMMER RETURN FOLLOWING HAND SURGERY Bury’s Super Bantamweight World Champion eyes huge fights for 2015 Scott Quigg is aiming to return to the ring next summer following successful surgery on a hand injury picked up in his WBA Super Bantamweight title defence against Hidenori Otake in Liverpool last month. The Bury man has enjoyed a fruitful 2014, defending his World title on three occasions. In April South African danger man Tshifhiwa Munyai was sent packing in just two rounds, and in September Stephane Jamoye lasted only three rounds. In Liverpool last month Quigg completed his year with …
Scott Quigg defended his WBA Super Bantamweight title for the fifth time with a wide points win over Hidenori Othake at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Quigg peppered the Japanese champion from start to finish, but the courageous visitor would not be removed despite a nasty cut over the right eye that the doctors had several looks at in the last few rounds. Othake deserved to hear the final bell after his determined effort, and the judges awarded the fight 119-109, 119-109 and 118-110 in favour of Quigg, who praised his opponent …
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