Jorge Linares stops Kevin Mitchell in bloody 10-round brawl

30
May

Jorge Linares stops Kevin Mitchell in bloody 10-round brawl

Kevin Mitchell’s two previous title shots were nights the British lightweight would rather forget, but a 10th-round stoppage loss to WBC lightweight titleholder Jorge Linares on Saturday in London saw Mitchell box brilliantly at times, drop the champion, battle back from the brink and ultimately go out on his shield in a sterling encounter.

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29
May

Weigh-in result: Kell Brook 146.25, Frankie Gavin 146.5 pounds & undercard

There was barely a shred of fat to be had at the weigh-in for the huge Matchroom Boxing show which takes place on Saturday at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday.

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29
May

Dougie’s Friday mailbag

In this week’s Friday mailbag, fans share thoughts on tomorrow’s quadrupleheader in London featuring Kell Brook-Frankie Gavin, Jorge Linares-Kevin Mitchell, Evgeny Gradovich-Lee Selby and Anthony Joshua-Kevin Johnson, plus all-British mythical matchups, love for Nigel Benn, questions about Freddie Roach, Alexander Povetkin and Chris Algieri, and much more. Enjoy!

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21
May

De La Hoya believes Jorge Linares-Kevin Mitchell will be all action

Former five-division world titleholder Oscar De La Hoya believes Jorge Linares’ WBC lightweight title defense against Britain’s Kevin Mitchell, which takes place in London, England, on May 30, will be a highly competitive all-action encounter.

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01
Apr

Liam Smith targets Demetrius Andrade; Cardle to fight for British title

Unbeaten junior middleweight Liam Smith eyes a clash with Demetrius Andrade, while his lightweight stablemate Scott Cardle secures a British title shot.

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19
Mar

May 30 London card to include two title fights plus Anthony Joshua

In what looks like a very satisfying card indeed, heavyweight Anthony Joshua will face American Kevin Johnson and world titleholders Jorge Linares and Evgeny Gradovich will defend against the U.K.’s Kevin Mitchell and Lee Selby, respectively, at London’s O2 Arena.

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30
Jan

Mitchell ‘ready for a world title fight’ after facing Estrada

This Saturday, British lightweight Kevin Mitchell will face Daniel Estrada but already has his sights on WBC titlist Jorge Linares.

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06
Jan

Kevin Mitchell on Jorge Linares: ‘I believe I would knock him out’

In Lem Satterfield’s latest notebook, lightweight contender Kevin Mitchell has his sights on WBC titlist Jorge Linares. But first, he has to get past Daniel Estrada on Jan. 31.

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30
Dec

Photo gallery: Omar Narvaez vs. Naoya Inoue

21-year-old Naoya Inoue won his second world title in a second division by knocking out Omar Narvaez in the second round to win the WBO junior bantamweight belt.

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29
Dec

Fighter of the Year contender Naoya Inoue makes his move

Fighter of the Year contender Naoya Inoue will get a chance at a third big win in 2014 when he steps up two divisions to face long-time WBO junior bantamweight titleholder Omar Narvaez on Tuesday, Dec. 30, at the Metropolitan Gym in Tokyo, Japan.

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