British super-bantamweights Scott Quigg and Rendall Munroe must put world title ambitions on hold as their interim WBA contest at Manchester Velodrome was ruled a technical draw.
The first two rounds of the highly-anticipated domestic contest bubbled under nicely before an accidental clash of heads at the start of the third left Leicester's Munroe with a deep cut above his right eye.
Scott Quigg and Rendall Munroe were both ready for battle after weighing in for Saturday night's vacant WBA interim world super-bantamweight title at Manchester Velodrome, live on Sky Sports 2/HD.
Quigg was slightly heavier at 8st 9lb 12oz (121lb 12oz) while magnificently sculptured Munroe weighed 8st 9lb 10oz (121lb 10oz) before unleashing a verbal barrage on his opponent as they posed for pictures.
British super-bantamweight champion Scott Quigg is shocked that bookies' have made him red-hot favourite to beat world title contender Rendall Munroe next month.
Quigg challenges Munroe for the vacant interim WBA super-bantamweight crown on Hatton Promotions 'Road To Glory' bill at Manchester Velodrome on June 16.
In stage 1 of Hatton Promotion’s massive ‘Road To Glory’ bill the main protagonists face off in a rickshaw race. Scott Quigg and Rendall Munroe went head to head on the cycle cabs at the Manchester press conference for their June 16 showdown but will the speed of the victor tell on fight night?
Carl Frampton will face Raul Hirales for the vacant IBF Inter-Continental super-bantamweight title as chief support for Carl Froch’s IBF super-middleweight world title clash with Lucian Bute on May 26.
Hatton Promotions officially announced their biggest show to date yesterday featuring the vacant WBA interim super-bantamweight title fight between Scott Quigg and Rendall Munroe on June 16 at the Manchester Velodrome.
As well as being topped by one of the biggest domestic clashes this year, the bill titled ‘Road To Glory’ is packed with four exciting title fights and will be broadcasted live by Sky Sports.
Hatton Promotions have announced that world title challenger Rendall Munroe and British super-bantamweight champion Scott Quigg will face off for the WBA interim title at the Manchester Veledrome on Saturday 16 June.
This visually stunning short film takes you inside the infamous Gallagher’s Gym – home of champion trainer Joe Gallagher and his stable of tooth and nail fighters including British lightweight champion Anthony Crolla, super-bantamweight titleholder Scott Quigg, and lightweight world title challenger John Murray. No script, no re-takes, just real life inside one of the most successful gyms in British boxing history, shot by filmmaker Matt Knight.
Carl Frampton successfully defended his Commonwealth super-bantamweight title with a second round knockout of Prosper Ankrah from a sweet left hook.
With Scott Quigg looking on in the studio, Frampton quickly reiterated his desire to face the British champion. ‘I don't know if he wants it,’ said Frampton. ‘He should tell his promoter if he does. I want it the next fight, whenever, any time.
Paul McCloskey, Martin Lindsay and the line-up for the Betfair Prizefighter all-Irish Middleweights are ready for their huge night in Belfast on May 5, as promoter Eddie Hearn says it’s the first of three big nights of boxing in the city for Matchroom Sport in 2012.
McCloskey headlines the bumper night of action live on Sky Sports against two-time world champion Julio Diaz and the former unbeaten European light-welterweight king is gunning for a second world title shot this year.