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Luke Campbell to face Jorge Linares

By Scott Gilfoid: Thanks to some clever match-making, Luke Campbell (17-1, 14 KOs) is now on the verge of getting a title shot against WBA World lightweight champion Jorge Linares (42-3, 27 KOs). The World Boxing Association has ordered the 31-year-old Linares to defend his title against the #1 Campbell. The two fighters have 30 […]

Mikey Garcia looking past Broner fight, wants Linares

By Dan Ambrose: Mikey Garcia (36-0, 30 KOs) is seemingly already viewing his next fight on July 29 against Adrien “The Problem” Broner as a victory in the win column, and he’s now got his eyes on moving back down to the lightweight division to face WBA lightweight champion Jorge Linares in a unification fight. […]

Mikey Garcia’s potential big year

By James The Grad: In the past I have been successful here on Boxing News 24 determining who would be the Fighter of the Year and while it is still very early to make a prediction I would say Mikey Garcia has the biggest opportunity this year to win Fighter of the Year and catapult […]

The Lomachenko hype reminds me of Linares

By Hector Gonzalez: A few years back I recall what the pundits were saying about Jorge Linares. I remember watching the Venezuelan vs. Antonio De Marco on HBO. The HBO commentators were hyping Linares, and understandably so. Emmanuel Stewart (RIP) said that Linares was one of the best boxers he had ever seen. Linares was […]

Flanagan wants Linares after Petrov

By Scott Gilfoid: WBO lightweight champion Terry Flanagan (32-0, 13 KOs) wants to avenge the loss of Anthony Crolla after he defends his title against #2 WBO contender Petr Petrov (38-4-2, 19 KOs) next month on April 8 at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Crolla was whipped by Linares (42-3, 27 KOs) by a […]

Mikey Garcia targets Jorge Linares for summer fight

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC lightweight champion Mikey Garcia (36-0, 30 KOs) wants a unification fight this summer against WBA World lightweight champion Jorge Linares (42-3, 27 KOs) in the U.S. Garcia saw Linares put on a masterful performance last Saturday night in taking Anthony Crolla (31-6-3, 13 KOs) in their rematch in front of 13,000 […]

How good is Jorge Linares?

By Gav Duthie: Jorge Linares is somewhat of an enigma, Venezuelan born, residing in Tokyo Japan and making a big name for himself in England in the last couple of years defeating two of their best lightweight talents in Kevin Mitchell and Anthony Crolla. His talent is also enigmatic. He arguably has the fastest hands […]

Jorge Linares dominates Anthony Crolla

Jorge Linares defended his WBA Lightweight World Championship with a unanimous decision victory over Anthony Crolla Saturday evening on SHOWTIME BOXING INTERNATIONAL from Manchester, England. The win sets Linares up for a possible unification fight with WBC Lightweight World Champion Mikey Garcia, a matchup that would be considered one of the best that can be […]

Jorge Linares vs. Anthony Crolla II – Results

By Scott Gilfoid: WBA World lightweight champion Jorge Linares (42-3, 27 KOs) put on a boxing clinic in defeating former WBA champion Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla (31-6-3, 18 KOs) in what some fans saw as a pointless rematch at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. The victory for the 31-year-old Linares earned him the WBC […]

Prediction: Linares KOs Crolla

By Scott Gilfoid: Anthony “Million Dollar” Crolla (31-5-3, 13 KOs) will be giving it another try tonight in his rematch against WBA lightweight title holder Jorge Linares (41-3, 27 KOs), but it doesn’t figure to end well for him at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Crolla already lost to the talented be shaky-chinned Linares […]

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