WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and newly crowned WBO super-bantamweight king Nonito Donaire came through their respective fights on Saturday night’s ‘Welcome to the Future’ bill (photos below).
British super-bantamweight champion Scott Quigg and challenger Jamie Arthur both comfortably made weight for their title scrap at Bolton’s Reebok Stadium tonight, live on Sky Sports.
Both fighters looked ripped and ready as they equalled each other on the scales, both coming in at 55.2kg (121.7lbs) for the super-bantamweight title contest.
Ovil McKenzie vs Tony Dodson, Commonwealth light-heavyweight title
Friday 3 February, 6pm, BoxNation (Sky 456, Virgin 546)
The Clones Cyclone Barry McGuigan offers an appraisal of his rising star Carl Frampton after the Belfast boy’s stunning knockout of Kris Hughes in his Commonwealth super-bantamweight title defence on Saturday. McGuigan tells Matchroom Sport that he is expecting British champion Scott Quigg to ‘do a number’ on Jamie Arthur this weekend, as well as confirming some big news on Frampton will be revealed by the end of the week.