Here’s the latest news on whats happening in the boxing world……
- Scott Quigg looks to be in line to face WBO Featherweight champ Oscar Valdez in what could be a real toe-to-toe war. The bout looks likely to take place on March 10th in the stubhub centre, California
- Joseph Parker’s promoters say his proposed unification bout with heavyweight king Anthony Joshua is nearly finalised for March 31st in the principality stadium, Cardiff. They look to have settled on the finer details including the split and are now close to confirming the fight
- Billy Joe Saunders says he has no problem with facing Spike O’Sullivan again, and says the cork native deserves his shot at his WBO middleweight crown –
“I would love to fight him again, I really mean that. Personally I’d love to say yes to a rematch next year. For one he’s my mate so I’d like to give him a payday, get him in the ring and get him some money. He is also deserving of a world title shot and guess what? I’ve got the belt.”
“Spike is a very good friend of mine. We had a little fall-out on Twitter but we have made up now. He is a really good fighter, a lot of people don’t give him credit but he’s tough for anybody — he can punch,
- Amir Khan is close to announcing his ring return and say’s his announcement will shock a lot of people –
“There are some big, big announcements I will make within the next ten days before I go back to training camp in America. This is news everyone is going to be shocked hearing.
“I haven’t fought in the UK for seven years. It is time to come back home now so I am looking at fighting in March, then I plan to fight again in the UK around September time and then at the end of the year I want a big fight, wherever that is.