Anthony Crolla eyes derby clash with WBO champion Terry Flanagan after humbling defeat by Jorge Linares

Anthony Crolla eyes derby clash with WBO champion Terry Flanagan after humbling defeat by Jorge Linares Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/boxing/article-4351084/Crolla-eyes-derby-match-against-Terry-Flanagan.html#ixzz4cgt8ofLv Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

Anthony Crolla eyes derby clash with WBO champion Terry Flanagan after humbling defeat by Jorge Linares It was hard going for Anthony Crolla in the prize ring on Saturday night and now it will be just as tough at the negotiating table for his promoter Eddie Hearn. Manchester’s have-a-go hero retains his appetite for the big fights despite being bewitched by dazzling world lightweight champion Jorge Linares for a second time but it will not be easy for Hearn to help him satisfy that craving. So tricky will it be to…

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Anthony Crolla: Jorge Linares defeat could prompt jump to Ricky Burns’ division

Anthony Crolla: Jorge Linares defeat could prompt jump to Ricky Burns' division

Anthony Crolla: Jorge Linares defeat could prompt jump to Ricky Burns’ division Anthony Crolla (left) was outclassed by Venezuelan Jorge Linares at Manchester Arena Anthony Crolla will consider moving up to Ricky Burns’ weight class to pursue “big fights” following his rematch defeat by Jorge Linares on Saturday. After the WBA lightweight title defeat to Venezuelan Linares, promoter Eddie Hearn raised the prospect of Crolla moving to light-welterweight. “With the notice I’d certainly grow into that,” said Crolla, 30. A move up opens the prospect of facing the winner of…

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Reagan asked Soviets to help defeat alien invasion

Reagan asked Soviets to help defeat alien invasion

Reagan asked Soviets to help defeat alien invasion Ronald Reagan believed aliens would conquer Earth and stunned Mikhail Gorbachev by asking for Soviet help to defeat the invasion, a new book reveals. GETTY Reagan wanted to believe in UFOs The US president went off script ­during a summit to warn of the threat, to the horror of aides and the bemusement of the Soviet leader. The former B-movie actor became an avid science fiction fan while working in Hollywood. He confessed his favourite story was “the invasion from outer space…

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Ronnie O’Sullivan rocked by defeat to Neil Robertson at World Grand Prix

Ronnie O'Sullivan rocked by defeat to Neil Robertson at World Grand Prix

Ronnie O’Sullivan rocked by defeat to Neil Robertson at World Grand Prix Ronnie O’Sullivan crashed to a 4-1 defeat to Neil Robertson in the second round of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix in Preston.The Australian raced into a 2-0 lead following two half-century breaks of 80 and 70, with O’Sullivan rarely getting a chance to leave his seat. The two cuemen were not at their fluent best in the next, with both players missing feasible shots, but Robertson came out on top to nudge into a 3-0 lead thanks to…

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