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Hard Work: Chris van Heerden Outlands Matthew Hatton In Toe-To-Toe Maul

Johannesburg has inspired all manner of nicknames but there was only one word for the welterweight rumpus it hosted Saturday night: ugly. In a hard-fought but bitty main-event, at the Sandton Convention Centre, local fighter Chris “The Heat” van Heerden weathered a badly gashed right eye to outscore Mancunian Matthew “Magic Man” Hatton over 12 scruffy rounds. Scores read 118-110...
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March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Shoot ‘Em Up: Matthew Hatton Can Offer Only Target Practice For Kell Brook In A One-Sided Hiding

(Matthew Hatton takes a right from Kell Brook)It resembled a game of "Time Crisis" at Sheffield’s sold-out Motorpoint Arena on Saturday evening as Kell Brook played Matthew Hatton like he was a light gun arcade machine at the local multiplex rather than his opponent in a high stakes welterweight boxing match. Hatton, who did his very best, found himself blasted repeatedly no matter...
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March 18, 2012  |  Discuss

British Beat: Kell Brook Ready To Cast His Spell Over Matthew Hatton

(from left: Kell Brook, Eddie Hearn and Matthew Hatton)If a promoter’s aim is to squeeze the mostest out of the leastest then Eddie Hearn, the prodigal son of Matchroom Sports’ bedrock, Barry, appears to have the chops to fill his old man’s shoes. Hearn lays on a weekend welterweight attraction from the Motorpoint Arena, Sheffield, which sees the city’s world title hope, Kell Brook...
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March 16, 2012  |  Discuss

British boxers look to avoid bottle woes

As Kell Brook announces his all-British clash with Matthew Hatton in March, the brash Sheffield puncher serves as a timely reminder of how easy it can be for impressionable, green-around-the-gills youngsters to fall, or be dragged, off the rails. Brook has had his share of brushes with the law and lapses of commitment. In 2010 he was convicted of assault after an altercation in...
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January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

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