Josh Warrington

Combat SportsBoxing Scene

Josh Warrington Urges Leeds Council To Allow Lara Rematch in Headingley

Former world champion Josh Warrington has issued an urgent appeal to the Leeds Council to allow him fight at Emerald Headingley Stadium. Back in February, one of the biggest upsets of the year took place when little known Mauricio Lara brutally knocked Warrington out, in the main event of card that was closed off to fans at Wembley Arena.
Picture for Josh Warrington Urges Leeds Council To Allow Lara Rematch in Headingley
Combat SportsBBC

Josh Warrington fight: Headingley Stadium refused licence

Leeds Rhinos have been refused a licence for Headingley Stadium to host a fight starring boxer Josh Warrington. Warrington, the former IBF world featherweight champion, was due to face Mauricio Lara at the stadium in his Leeds homecoming fight in September. But plans for the stadium's rugby field to host...
Picture for Josh Warrington fight: Headingley Stadium refused licence

Eddie Hearn's Josh Warrington fight plan for Mauricio Lara collapses

The former featherweight champion and his promoter will need to find a new venue. Eddie Hearn’s Leeds fighter Josh Warrington has been refused the chance to fight in his hometown. The former IBF world featherweight champion is planning to fight Mauricio Lara in September at Headingley Stadium, with a proposal...
Combat SportsBad Left Hook

Mauricio Lara vs Josh Warrington 2 targeted for September 4th in Leeds

Turns out it won’t be an immediate immediate rematch. Eddie Hearn tells talkSport that he intends to stage Josh Warrington’s contractually mandated rematch with Mauricio Lara on September 4th in Warrington’s native Leeds with a full audience. On Thursday, Hearn told White and Jordan: “We are planning that fight for...

Mauricio Lara vs. Josh Warrington 2 rematch in Leeds

By Barry Holbrook: Josh Warrington will get the hometown advantage in his rematch with his Mexican conqueror Mauricio Lara with the second fight at Headingley in Leeds. Michael Benson is reporting that’s where Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Hearn plans on taking the Lara vs. Warrington rematch. Last month, the unheralded...
Combat SportsBoxing Scene

Josh Warrington To Consider Retirement if He Can't Win Lara Rematch

Josh Warrington say he does not remember the punches that knocked him down against Mauricio Lara, but says that he felt clear-headed when he was allowed to continue in the fight. The former IBF featherweight champion was knocked out by Lara, a little-known Mexican, in the ninth round at Wembley...

Josh Warrington to retire if he loses Mauricio Lara rematch

By Charles Brun: Josh Warrington’s fans might want to make sure they tune in for his rematch with Mauricio Lara because this could be the last time they see him in action before he retires from the sport. According to the BBC, Warrington’s promoter Eddie Hearn and his manager Steve...

Can Xu ready to face Josh Warrington despite knockout

WBA champion Can Xu will still entertain a fight with Josh Warrington, despite the Briton’s upset loss to Mauricio Lara. Warrington was the heavy favourite going into last weekend’s clash but was comprehensively beaten in the ninth round after being clearly on the back foot from round four. Despite that...
Combat SportsBBC

Josh Warrington: British boxer has no plans to quit

Josh Warrington said he has no plans to retire following his loss to Mauricio Lara and has received advice from British heavyweight Anthony Joshua. The British featherweight suffered the first defeat of his career last Saturday when he was knocked out in the ninth round by the 22-year-old Mexican. "I've...
Combat SportsBad Left Hook

Josh Warrington negative for jaw fracture, will exercise rematch clause with Mauricio Lara

Matchroom head honcho Eddie Hearn once again sat down with iFL TV earlier today to discuss recent and future developments. The first and most pressing topic was reigning Upset of the Year victim Josh Warrington, who fell to unheralded Mauricio Lara this past weekend. According to Hearn, Warrington’s jaw isn’t fractured as previously feared, and after a brief recovery period for other injuries, they’ll be exercising their rematch clause at the “end of the summer.”