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Khan beats Mayweather and Pacquiao, says Gavin Rees

By Scott Gilfoid: Former WBA 140-pound champion Gavin Rees believes that Amir Khan (29-3, 19 KO’s) would beat both WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao (56-5-2, 38 KO’s) and WBA/WBC welterweight champ if he winds up facing either of them in his next fight. Khan, 27, is hoping to get picked out by Top Rank promoter […]

Gavin Rees may retire if he loses to Buckland on Saturday

By Scott Gilfoid: Former WBA light welterweight champion Gavin Rees (37-3-1, 18 KO’s) is in a make or break fight this Saturday night against slugger Gary Buckland (27-3, 9 KO’s) in their scheduled 12 round bout at the Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom. Rees, 33, has lost his last two fights to Adrien Broner […]

Gavin Rees vs. Gary Buckland this Saturday in Wales

Gavin Rees says that defeat against Gary Buckland at the Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff on February 22 would spell the end of his career. The former WBA World Light Welterweight champion was stopped by Adrien Broner in Atlantic City for ‘The Problem’s’ WBC Lightweight crown in February and followed that with a slender defeat to […]

Gavin Rees vs Anthony Crolla Preview

By Peter Wells (twitter @boxingbrains): While fireworks are expected tonight when Frankie Gavin and Denton Vassell take to the ring to face each other in a solid all-British clash, there seems no doubt that tomorrow night will be even more explosive. Although in a fight featuring a much clearer favourite, no boxing fan is under […]

Gavin Rees vs. Anthony Crolla on June 29th at the Bolton Arena

By Scott Gilfoid: 33-year-old Gavin Rees (37-2-1, 18 KO’s) will be facing Anthony Crolla (25-4-1, 9 KO’s) this month on June 29th at the Bolton, Arena, Bolton, UK. The winner of the fight could land himself a fight against WBO lightweight champion Ricky Burns or at least that’s what’s being talked about. Rees was stopped […]

Crolla v Rees winner could get Burns

By Stevie Ocallaghan: According to the Manchester Evening Times, the winner from Anthony Crolla v Gavin Rees fight at the end of this month could be in line for a world title shot. Both fighters have landed lucky here as it being a WBO International bout is mainly for guys ranked outside the top ten. […]

Anthony Crolla vs. Gavin Rees on June 29th at Bolton Arena

ANTHONY CROLLA hopes a victory over Gavin Rees will earn him a crack at World Boxing Organization (WBO) lightweight champion Ricky Burns. The affable Mancunian knows he cannot overlook the threat Rees will bring when they lock horns on Matchroom Sport’s June 29 show at the Bolton Arena.… Read

Gavin Rees vs. Anthony Crolla on June 29th on Haye-Charr undercard in Manchester, UK

By Scott Gilfoid: 32-year-old Gavin Rees (37-2-1, 18 KO’s) faces 26-year-old Anthony Crolla (25-4-1, 9 KO’s) in a fight on the undercard of the David Haye vs. Manuel Charr heavyweight clash on June 29th at the Manchester Arena in Manchester, UK. Rees is coming off of a 5th round stoppage loss at the hands of […]

Broner: I would have had to hurt Rees bad if they didn’t stop the fight

By Scott Gilfoid: WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner (26-0, 22 KO’s) was pleased that Gavin Rees’ trainer Gary Lockett decided to stop the fight last Saturday night after Broner had knocked the Welsh fighter to the canvas in the 5th and was teeing off on him. Lockett decided he didn’t want to let Broner annihilate […]

Hearn: Broner-Rees probably sold less than 2,000 tickets

By Scott Gilfoid: Matchroom Sport Promoter Eddie Hearn sounded disappointed with the turnout for the fight between his fighter Gavin Rees (37-2-1, 18 KO’s) and WBC lightweight champion Adrien Broner (26-0, 22 KO’s) last Saturday night at the Boardwalk Hall, in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. Rees was blown out in five one-sided rounds before […]


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