Anthony Crolla

Anthony Crolla celebrates after beating Gavin Rees (not pictured) after the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight championship fight at Bolton Arena on June 29, 2013
Result: Anthony Crolla beats Ricky Burns on points in Manchester
Anthony Crolla edges out domestic rival Ricky Burns by unanimous decision in Saturday's lightweight bout in Manchester.
Oct 8, 10:16
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Anthony Crolla has "no excuses" following Jorge Linares loss
Anthony Crolla credits Jorge Linares for his classy display during Saturday's rematch in Manchester, admitting that he can have no complaints after tasting another loss.
Mar 26, 15:34
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Result: Anthony Crolla outclassed in Manchester rematch with Jorge Linares
Anthony Crolla fails in his bid to regain the WBA lightweight title as Venezuelan Jorge Linares produces a superb points win at the Manchester Arena.
Mar 26, 09:34
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Anthony Joshua tips Anthony Crolla to win rematch against Jorge Linares
Anthony Joshua believes that Anthony Crolla will beat Jorge Linares when the pair meet in Saturday night's rematch at the Manchester Arena.
Mar 24, 15:08
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Jorge Linares vows to knock out Anthony Crolla in rematch
Jorge Linares is confident that he will send Anthony Crolla crashing to the canvas in Saturday's rematch, as he aims to defend his WBA lightweight belt in style.
Mar 23, 18:23
Anthony Crolla celebrates after beating Gavin Rees (not pictured) after the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight championship fight at Bolton Arena on June 29, 2013
Anthony Crolla eyeing Las Vegas bout if he defeats Jorge Linares
Anthony Crolla is open to the prospect of facing Jorge Linares in Las Vegas if he can win back the WBA lightweight title from the Venezuelan in Manchester next weekend.
Mar 20, 21:13
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Anthony Crolla: 'I can get better of Jorge Linares in rematch'
British lightweight Anthony Crolla says that he is confident of reclaiming his world title when he faces WBA champion Jorge Linares in a rematch on March 25.
Jan 4, 14:06
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Result: Anthony Crolla loses WBA lightweight title to Jorge Linares
Jorge Linares keeps his unbeaten run going with victory over Anthony Crolla in Manchester to win the WBA lightweight title.
Sep 25, 09:29
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Robert Diaz: 'Jorge Linares will relish Manchester atmosphere'
Promoter Robert Diaz predicts that his fighter Jorge Linares will relish the atmosphere when he faces WBA lightweight champion Anthony Crolla on Saturday night.
Sep 24, 10:43
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Anthony Crolla: 'I will show a bit of everything against Jorge Linares'
Anthony Crolla promises to show "a bit of everything" during his WBA lightweight title bout with Jorge Linares in Manchester.
Sep 23, 22:21
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Jorge Linares: 'Anthony Crolla is my most important fight'
Jorge Linares says that his world lightweight showdown with Anthony Crolla is the 'most important fight of his career'.
Sep 22, 18:55
Anthony Crolla (L) and Darleys Perez during their WBA World Lightweight Championship bout at the Manchester Arena on November 21, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Anthony Crolla: 'I want to prove I'm world's best lightweight'
Anthony Crolla says that he is aiming to prove that he is the world's best lightweight when facing three-weight world champion Jorge Linares on Saturday night.
Sep 21, 12:45
Anthony Crolla (L) and Darleys Perez during their WBA World Lightweight Championship bout at the Manchester Arena on November 21, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Anthony Crolla to defend WBA lightweight crown against Jorge Linares
WBA lightweight champion Anthony Crolla is to face WBC diamond belt holder Jorge Linares in Manchester on September 24.
Jun 14, 15:02
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Joe Gallagher: 'Anthony Crolla unlikely to face Terry Flanagan'
Trainer Joe Gallagher says that WBO lightweight champion Terry Flanagan is only "fourth or fifth option" for WBA title holder Anthony Crolla.
May 10, 23:01
Promoter Eddie Hearn (l) and James DeGale (r) speak at a press conference to announce that Matchroom Boxing has signed James DeGale at Trinity House on April 10, 2014
Eddie Hearn: 'Anthony Crolla win one of best ever seen in Great Britain'
Promoter Eddie Hearn rates Anthony Crolla's stoppage win over Ismael Barroso as one of the best performances ever seen in Great Britain.
May 8, 21:43
Anthony Crolla (L) and Darleys Perez during their WBA World Lightweight Championship bout at the Manchester Arena on November 21, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Anthony Crolla: 'I'm ready for Ismael Barroso clash'
WBA lightweight champion Anthony Crolla says that he feels ready for the challenge that awaits him when facing Ismael Barroso on Saturday night.
May 2, 13:04
Terry Flanagan poses with the European Lightweight Championship title belt after defeating Stephen Ormond during their WBO European Lightweight Championship bout at Wolverhampton Civic Hall on February 14, 2015
Terry Flanagan: 'I expect to stop Derry Mathews'
WBO lightweight champion Terry Flanagan says that he expects to stop Derry Mathews in their bout in Liverpool on Saturday night.
Mar 12, 10:57
Anthony Crolla celebrates after beating Gavin Rees (not pictured) after the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight championship fight at Bolton Arena on June 29, 2013
Anthony Crolla to defend WBA title against Ismael Barroso on May 7
Anthony Crolla will defend his WBA lightweight belt against Ismael Barroso at the Manchester Arena on May 7.
Mar 11, 18:33
Anthony Crolla (L) and Darleys Perez during their WBA World Lightweight Championship bout at the Manchester Arena on November 21, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Anthony Crolla ordered to face Ismael Barroso by April 12
British lightweight Anthony Crolla is ordered to defend his WBA title against Ismael Barroso before April 12.
Jan 24, 11:57
British boxer Kevin Mitchell in action against Ricky Burns on September 22, 2012
Result: Kevin Mitchell halted by Ismael Barroso in fifth round
Ismael Barroso produces an impressive display to stop Kevin Mitchell in the fifth round of their eliminator for the WBA lightweight title at The O2 Arena.
Dec 12, 22:13
British boxer Kevin Mitchell in action against Ricky Burns on September 22, 2012
Kevin Mitchell: 'I can deal with Ismael Barroso'
British lightweight Kevin Mitchell insists that he will be able to handle the power of Ismael Barroso when they meet at London's O2 Arena on Saturday night.
Dec 12, 10:38
Terry Flanagan poses with the European Lightweight Championship title belt after defeating Stephen Ormond during their WBO European Lightweight Championship bout at Wolverhampton Civic Hall on February 14, 2015
Terry Flanagan targeting unification clash in 2016
WBO lightweight champion Terry Flanagan says that he wants to secure a unification clash in 2016 should he defeat Derry Mathews in February.
Dec 5, 12:41
Anthony Crolla (L) and Darleys Perez during their WBA World Lightweight Championship bout at the Manchester Arena on November 21, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Anthony Crolla keen to defend title at Old Trafford
Anthony Crolla admits that he would be delighted to defend his WBA lightweight title at Old Trafford.
Nov 22, 22:19
Anthony Crolla and Darleys Perez during their WBA World Lightweight Championship contest at the Manchester Arena on July 18, 2015
Anthony Crolla: 'Winning world title is better than a dream'
Anthony Crolla says that winning the WBA lightweight title feels 'better than a dream' following his fifth-round stoppage of Darleys Perez in Manchester.
Nov 22, 01:02
Anthony Crolla (L) and Darleys Perez during their WBA World Lightweight Championship bout at the Manchester Arena on November 21, 2015 in Manchester, England.
Result: Anthony Crolla stops Darleys Perez in five rounds to win world title
Anthony Crolla wins the WBA lightweight title with a fifth-round stoppage of Darleys Perez in Manchester.
Nov 21, 23:33
Anthony Crolla and Darleys Perez during their WBA World Lightweight Championship contest at the Manchester Arena on July 18, 2015
Anthony Crolla expecting "explosive" fight against Darleys Perez
British lightweight Anthony Crolla reveals that he is expecting an "explosive" fight against WBA champion Darleys Perez on Saturday night.
Nov 20, 11:33
Anthony Crolla and Darleys Perez during their WBA World Lightweight Championship contest at the Manchester Arena on July 18, 2015
Anthony Crolla: "I'll leave no doubt" in Darleys Perez rematch
Lightweight boxer Anthony Crolla insists that there will be "no doubt" over his victory in the rematch with Darleys Perez, after the first fight ended in a draw.
Sep 22, 05:30
Anthony Crolla and Darleys Perez during their WBA World Lightweight Championship contest at the Manchester Arena on July 18, 2015
Anthony Crolla granted Darleys Perez rematch
Anthony Crolla is granted a rematch against WBA lightweight champion Darleys Perez following a controversial draw in their initial fight.
Aug 28, 16:16
Anthony Crolla and Darleys Perez during their WBA World Lightweight Championship contest at the Manchester Arena on July 18, 2015
Anthony Crolla granted Darleys Perez rematch
The WBA forces lightweight champion Darleys Perez to face Anthony Crolla for a second time, following on from their controversial bout earlier this month in Manchester.
Jul 30, 09:47
Anthony Crolla celebrates after beating Gavin Rees (not pictured) after the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight championship fight at Bolton Arena on June 29, 2013
Result: Anthony Crolla held to controversial draw with Colombian Darleys Perez
Britain's Anthony Crolla settles for a controversial draw with Colombian fighter Darleys Perez in their WBA lightweight title fight at the Manchester Arena.
Jul 18, 23:50
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Preview: Anthony Crolla, Scott Quigg, David Price
Sports Mole takes a look at the fights involving Anthony Crolla, Scott Quigg and David Price, which all take place over the weekend.
Jul 17, 11:54
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Anthony Crolla: 'I will need career-best performance to beat Darleys Perez'
British lightweight Anthony Crolla admits that he will need to produce the best performance of his career to dethrone WBA champion Darleys Perez on Saturday night.
Jul 14, 14:30
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Interview: Anthony Crolla
Sports Mole speaks to British lightweight Anthony Crolla ahead of his fight with Darleys Perez for the WBA title on July 18.
Jul 7, 16:47
Promoter Eddie Hearn (l) and James DeGale (r) speak at a press conference to announce that Matchroom Boxing has signed James DeGale at Trinity House on April 10, 2014
Sky Sports signs new five-year deal with Matchroom Sport
Sky Sports extends its partnership with Matchroom Sport by five years, with some of Britain's best boxers to feature.
May 21, 15:57
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Anthony Crolla to return against Darleys Perez in title bout
Anthony Crolla announces that he will return to action on July 18 to face Darleys Perez for the WBA world lightweight title in his hometown of Manchester.
May 13, 13:28
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Anthony Crolla given all-clear after attack
British lightweight Anthony Crolla receives the all-clear to continue boxing after suffering a fractured skull when attempting to stop two burglars in December.
Mar 13, 14:24
Derry Matthews celebrates his victory over Tommy Coyle during their Vacant Commonwealth Lightweight Championship bout at Craven Park Stadium on July 13, 2013
Derry Mathews' world title bid delayed
British lightweight Derry Mathews will have to wait to challenge for the WBA title after champion Richar Abril withdraws from their bout with a viral infection.
Feb 14, 15:02
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Anthony Crolla confident of returning in May
Anthony Crolla believes that he could return to the ring for his next bout in May as he continues to recover from injuries sustained while attempting to apprehend thieves.
Jan 15, 04:40
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Anthony Crolla: "I'm fortunate to be alive"
Boxer Anthony Crolla believes that he is "fortunate to be alive" after being attacked by burglars earlier this month.
Dec 23, 22:22
Anthony Crolla celebrates after victory over John Murray during the WBO Inter-Continental Lightweight Title fight on April 8, 2014
Anthony Crolla reveals Sir Alex Ferguson support
Injured boxer Anthony Crolla reveals that he received a phone call from former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson as he continues his recovery.
Dec 23, 21:29