Scott Quigg Post-Fight Presser: “Munyai put his hands on something that wasn’t his”


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Following his impressive demolition of dangerman Munyai, Bury’s WBA world champion discusses the fight, and his future aspirations to unify the Super Bantamweight division. @JonathanShrager filmed the interview for FightHype, contributing questions at various stages.

Anthony Crolla Post-Fight Presser; “I’d jump at the chance to fight Richard Abril for world title”


C_71_article_1597808_image_list_image_list_item_0_imageFollowing his barnstormer of a domestic dustup with fellow Mancunian John Murray, Anthony Crolla discusses the fight and his aspirations to vie for a world title.  Filmed by @JonathanShrager. Read more »

Eddie Hearn; “I told the McGuigans this week that there’s no problem to make Quigg-Frampton”


Eddie-Hearn-pa_2679175@JonathanShrager talks to Matchroom Boxing’s Eddie Hearn about tonight’s event at Manchester’s Phones 4u arena, Scott’s challenge versus wily veteran Munyai, the logistics underpinning the potential Super Bantamweight UK Superfight versus Carl Frampton, other tests that lie ahead globally in the Super Bantamweight division, the promotional advantages of housing the UK’s elite quarter of Lightweights, and the implications of the anticipated Manchester Derby showdown between Anthony Crolla and John Murray Read more »

Johnny Nelson Interview; “Crolla will edge it on points unless he stands toe-to-toe with Murray”


Johnny Nelson@JonathanShrager talks to Sky Sports pundit Johnny Nelson about Manchester as a fight city, his views on remaining impartial whilst working for a major broadcaster, his thoughts on the dynamics and outcome of the anticipated Manchester Derby between Red Anthony Crolla and Blue John Murray Read more »

John Murray: “City have done the double over United this season. I’ll make it the treble Saturday”


JM@JonathanShrager talks to John Murray ahead of his Manchester Derby showdown with friend and former teammate Anthony Crolla

Rendall Munroe Interview; “Age is just a number”


1277915599rendall-munroe@JonathanShrager talks to Rendall Munroe, Leicester’s “Boxing Binman” regarding his opponent on Saturday night at Manchester’s Phones 4u arena, his persistent love for the sport of boxing irrespective of age, his high profile and fan base in his own beloved Leicester, the down-to-earth nature of the boxing fraternity, his impressive boxing CV, and his future aspirations.

Anthony Crolla: “I’m looking to restore a bit of that pride for the Red half of Manchester”


C_71_article_1597808_image_list_image_list_item_0_image@JonathanShrager talks to Anthony Crolla ahead of this weekend’s boxing event at Manchester’s Phones 4u arena regarding his opponent, friend and former training partner John Murray, the Manchester Derby aspect of the fight, and his promise to make the Gallagher’s Gym 2014 Christmas do.

Scott Quigg at “Rise Up” Presser: “No other fighter would’ve taken on a dangerous challenge like Munyai on such short notice”


article-2237960-163271F9000005DC-188_634x412@JonathanShrager talks to Bury’s world champion Scott Quigg ahead of this weekend’s “Rise Up” at Manchester’s Phones 4u arena regarding his late change of opponent from Nehomar Cermeno to Tshifhiwa Munyai, the camaraderie at Joe Gallagher’s Gym, his feelings towards headlining a show at the North-West’s premier indoor arena, and his aspirations to fight at his beloved Bury Football Club’s Gigg Lane, and his thoughts on the prospective UK Bantamweight super fight between himself and Carl Frampton.

Joe Gallagher at “Rise Up” Presser: “I believe Crolla will beat Murray within 6 rounds”


joe murray v nasciemento@JonathanShrager of FightHype talks to Joe Gallagher, one of the North-West’s top trainers, ahead of this weekend’s boxing event at Manchester’s Phones 4u arena. Joe discusses his quartet of top UK fighters who are featuring on the bill, including exciting prospects Hosea Burton and Callum Smith, the local derby between Anthony Crolla and ex-trainee John Murray, and finally headliner Scott Quigg, Bury’s own world champion.

Joe Gallagher Exclusive: “Frampton turned down nearly £1/4 million to fight Quigg”


Joe Gallagher@JonathanShrager of FightHype talks to prominent British trainer Joe Gallagher regarding a plethora of topics ahead of this weekend’s big bill at Manchester’s Phones 4u arena, including Scott Quigg’s opponent, a prospective UK Bantamweight superbout between Quigg and Frampton, Joe’s thoughts on P4P fighter and premier Bantamweight practitioner Guillermo Rigondeaux, chief support on 19th April featuring two of his trainees Anthony Crolla and John Murray, whether the fight carries any underlying sentiment and how Anthony fares versus the rest of the UK’s elite Lightweights.

Please Note; Scott Quigg’s original opponent, Nehomar Cermeno, has been forced to withdraw from the bout due to Visa issues, and has subsequently been replaced by Tshifhiwa Munyai.

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