Quigg expects tough Jamoye fight

WBA world champion Scott Quigg believes that Stephane Jamoye could provide the toughest test of his career. The super-bantamweight star will take on Jamoye at the Phones 4U Arena on September 13 after previous opponent Paulus Ambunda pulled out of the bout with an injury. Although Belgian fighter Jamoye has had just under three weeks’ notice, 25-year-old Quigg is expecting a difficult fight. “He’s fought at the highest level so this is going to be a very hard fight,” the Bury boxer said. “I’ve seen him fight a few times so I know that I’m going to have to be …

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Scott Quigg has shrugged off another change of opponent but remains determined to face the big names in the super-bantamweight division.

The Bury fighter was due to defend his WBA title against Paulus Ambunda, but the Namibian pulled out through injury, meaning the champion will now face replacement Stephane Jamoye, on September 13, live on Sky Sports 1. This is the second successive fight in which Quigg’s preparation has been disrupted, as the dangerous Tshifhiwa Munyai was named as a new foe just over a week ahead of his last bout in April. On that occasion the champion was far from unsettled, despatching the South African with a crushing second-round stoppage, and he is not concerned by another switch of opponent. …

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Official Pre Fight Luncheon & After Fight Party

Scott Quigg Official Pre Fight Dinner and After Fight Party

Paulus Ambunda: Back to the drawing board

WINDHOEK – Its back to the drawing board again for Namibia’s former bantamweight world champion Paulus ‘The Rock’ Ambunda, who was initially set to                                              challenge British boxer Scott Quigg for the World Boxing Association (WBA) Super Bantamweight world title. After suffering a hamstring injury that left Ambunda with no option but to ask his British counterparts to postpone their 13 September fight to later date, the Namibian has now been left with no opponent after Quigg declined to …

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Quigg to face Stephane Jamoye on September 13

  Quigg to face Stephane Jamoye on September 13 Belgian gets second World title shot in Manchester Scott Quigg will defend his WBA World Super Bantamweight title against Stephane Jamoye at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on September 13, live on Sky Sports. The former European Bantamweight champion has a fine recent record against British opposition, claiming the Euro strap with an eighth round KO against Lee Haskins in December 2012 in his native Belgium and then defended the belt against Ashley Sexton three months later. Jamoye, 24, will be in his second World title fight this year having …

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Scott Quigg to defend WBA title against replacement opponent Stephane Jamoye

Scott Quigg will defend his WBA super bantamweight title against Stephane Jamoye at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester on September 13. The Bury fighter was originally due to face Paulus Ambunda, but the former world champion pulled out after suffering a hamstring injury in training. His replacement Jamoye has already displayed his ring skills in Britain, pushing Jamie McDonnell all the way in a hard-fought points defeat back in 2011. The Belgian has since fallen short at the top level, suffering losses against Leo Santa Cruz, the current WBC super-bantamweight champion, and WBC bantamweight king Shinsuke Yamanaka. But he remains …

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Official Scott Quigg Pre fight dinner and after fight party

Ambunda injured and pulls out of fight.

courtesy of ESPN Super Bantamweight Titleholder Scott Quigg is in the market for a new opponent to make his fourth title defense against. Quigg was due to defend his 122-pound belt against former bantamweight titleholder Paulus Ambunda on Sept. 13 at the Phones 4u Arena in Manchester, England. But Ambunda suffered a hamstring injury during his training camp and has withdrawn from the fight, according to promoter Matchroom Boxing. Quigg (28-0-2, 21 KOs), 25, of England, is due to headline the card and a replacement opponent is expected to be signed. He is coming off a dominant second-round knockout win …

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Sky Tickets: Quigg v Ambunda

For the very first time, Sky Tickets are offering you the chance to get up close and watch live boxing in Manchester. Scott Quigg returns to the Manchester phones 4 u arena on September 13th http://tickets.sky.com/seats/Glory-Road?DCMP=-SportingLife.com-GloryRoad Our first boxing event is now live! We’ve got a range of tickets available for Glory Road at the Phones4u Arena in Manchester from £30 – £150 (for an inner ringside seat) with no booking fees. Scott Quigg defends his WBA World Super Bantamweight title for the third time against former World champion Paulus Ambunda, whilst Anthony Crolla takes on another former World champion …

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