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Can Hughie Fury beat Joseph Parker to become heavyweight champion?

| 06.09.2017

Three reasons why he may pull off a win Hughie Fury takes on New Zealand’s unbeaten Joseph Parker in Manchester on 23 September looking to become the WBO heavyweight champion of the world. Parker will undoubtedly be a step-up in class for the 22-year-old. And the big question is, can he win? Ahead of this huge bout, the Coral News team look at why he might be able to emulate his cousin, Tyson, and... more...

Why Canelo v Golovkin is the real super fight this year

| 06.09.2017

T-Mobile Arena will see sparks fly If Floyd Mayweather v Conor McGregor was the local travelling circus, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez v Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin is Cirque Du Soleil. Make no mistake about it, this middleweight world title bout is the fight of the year. Almost unforgivably, Canelo v GGG has been overshadowed by what was, in reality, an exhibition match. Mayweather v McGregor was ... more...

Three ways in which McGregor can beat Mayweather

| 23.08.2017

Dubliner can do the unthinkable Since the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight was mooted more than 18 months ago, many snorted in derision at the idea that the Irishman would even land a punch. Fast-forward a year-and-a-half and those same doom-mongers have dissipated greatly. With the fight just days away now, many in the media are speculating not just about McGregor landing, but McGregor winni... more...

Mayweather v McGregor: how the big fight odds stack up

| 22.08.2017

‘Money’ looks nailed-on at 2/7 Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor is a matter of days away, as the world’s media descend upon the Las Vegas strip for what has been the fight promotion of the decade. After two months of hype, four gigantic press conferences across four major cities, and thousands of column inches, it’s finally time to put up or shut up. Everyone has their own opinion... more...

Golovkin vs Alvarez – early boxing betting tips

| 16.08.2017

Where’s your money in the big one? The eagerly anticipated middleweight match-up between Gennady Golovkin and Saul Alvarez has been announced, sending followers of the fight game into overdrive. Coral traders wasted no time in setting up camp, and have GGG marked as 4/6 jolly in the early betting, against Canelo’s 5/4. There’s much work to be done in both camps before the agreed 16th Septemb... more...

Tyson Fury’s next move

| 09.08.2017

Heavyweight king has a score to settle Anthony Joshua’s titanic world heavyweight battle with Wladimir Klitschko in front of a packed-out Wembley Stadium on Saturday got the sports world talking. It was great for boxing, bringing the fight game back to the masses, and the bout itself more than lived up to the hype. AJ is now the undisputed king of the ring, or is he? No sooner had the fighting pri... more...

Weekend in pictures: Enable delivers at Ascot

| 31.07.2017

Filly has now won five from six Enable delivered for favourite backers, winning the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Ascot on Saturday. With Frankie Dettori on board, the three-year-old filly was a popular choice on the day, and ran out a comfortable winner, beating Ulysses by 4 ½ lengths. Elsewhere, and Man City stretched their legs for the upcoming season with an eye-catching 3-0 w... more...

Mikey Garcia’s a problem solver

| 29.07.2017

Broner up against it in New York Boxing purists have a fight on their hands this weekend as unbeaten American Mikey Garcia takes on fellow countryman Adrien Broner in New York. Forget Mayweather vs McGregor, this one promises to be a genuine bout for genuine fans. After the Frampton – Gutierrez match-up in Belfast, we go stateside, and Sky Sports bring us a blow-by-blow account in the wee sm... more...

Jackal to get back to winning ways

| 28.07.2017

Frampton brings the big fights back to Belfast Carl Frampton makes his comeback, following a first career loss to Leo Santa Cruz, when taking on hard-hitting Mexican Andres Gutierrez on Saturday. This will be The Jackal’s first fight in Belfast since 2015, and fans are delighted to have him home. The former world champion told followers he wanted to bright a big fight back to his home town, and th... more...