Call of Duty for Jack Catterall

Chorley Citizen: something special: Jack Catterall

3:21pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

Chorley professional boxer Jack Catterall is in final training for his next professional bout, his first of 2014.

Ricky Hatton opens Chorley boxer's new gym

Chorley Citizen: Chorley boxer Michael Jennings welcomes the Mayor, Coun John Walker, Ricky Hatton and Dave Jennings to the opening of his gym

5:00pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

Chorley boxer Michael Jennings welcomed the Mayor, Coun John Walker and Ricky Hatton to the opening of his gym.

Praise for Chorley's 'rising star' boxer

Chorley Citizen: Jack Catterall

6:10pm Wednesday 12th June 2013

Chorley boxer Jack Catterall has been hailed as a rising star of the sport after he made quick work of winning his fifth professional bout.

Battlemania beckons for cagefighter Dave

4:50pm Wednesday 20th March 2013

CHORLEY cage fighter Dave Dillon is in the final stages of training with just over three weeks to go until his British welterweight title bout in Essex.

Champion helps Chorley teen prepare for big fight

5:57pm Wednesday 27th February 2013

Chorley boxer Jack Catterall is making final preparations for his third professional fight at the De Vere Hotel, Reebok Stadium in Horwich next month.

Second pro fight for Chorley boxer Jack Catterall

Chorley Citizen: Jack Catterall

2:26pm Wednesday 28th November 2012

Chorley boxer Jack Catterall is to have his second professional fight on Friday, December 14 at The Blackpool Winter Gardens.

Young boxer Jack set for professional debut

Chorley Citizen: STEPPING UP: Jack Catterall, right, with his stablemate Matthew Hatton

4:30pm Wednesday 19th September 2012

Chorley boxer Jack Catterall is gearing up for the biggest weekend of his sporting life so far as he makes his professional debut on Saturday.

Chorley fighters sparkle at Park Hall boxing event

5:04pm Friday 13th April 2012

Chorley's boxing fans were treated to some enthralling encounters involving ten Chorley-based fighters last Saturday, write Martin Grime.

Jennings’ fresh start with a new trainer

Chorley Citizen: LOOKING FORWARD: Welterweight Michael Jennings, right

4:44pm Wednesday 1st February 2012

Chorley boxer Michael Jennings is relishing his fresh start after joining forces with trainer Joe Gallagher at Amir Khan’s gym in Bolton.

Jennings will fight his mate to go British

Chorley Citizen: TITLE HOPE Michael Jennings wants to be top Brit

9:40am Monday 14th March 2011

CHORLEY boxer Michael Jennings would have no qualms about fighting friend Craig Watson as he bids to regain the British welterweight title for the first time in five years.

Jennings gutted as he pulls out of British title eliminator

Chorley Citizen: LUCK Michael Jennings

11:10am Tuesday 8th March 2011

CHORLEY boxer Michael Jennings has expressed his disappointment after being forced to pull out of Saturday’s British title eliminator against Gary McMillan because of a hand injury.

Jennings sick after getting elbowed out

Chorley Citizen: HIT: Brook unloads on Jennings

8:54am Monday 20th September 2010

MICHAEL Jennings says promoter Frank Warren has offered him a rematch with Kell Brook after a cut consigned him to a fifth-round defeat on Saturday night – but it seems he may have to wait to face the Sheffield fighter.

Cut consigns Jennings to Brook defeat

11:09pm Saturday 18th September 2010

CHORLEY boxer Michael Jennings was beaten in his world title eliminator against Kell Brook tonight after a cut forced the referee to stop the fight in the fifth round.

Chorley fighter Jennings' Christmas clash

Chorley Citizen: WBO ELIMINATOR: Michael Jennings

4:41pm Friday 17th September 2010

CHORLEY’S Michael Jennings could fight for a world title as soon as December if he beats Kell Brook on Saturday, according to Frank Warren.

Jennings set for title fight in June

Chorley Citizen: JENNINGS

12:00pm Tuesday 13th April 2010

CHORLEY boxer Michael Jennings is set to end a frustrating 12 months with a title fight in June – and there is still the possibility that will signal the revival of his bout against Kell Brook.

Jennings has claims to fight Floyd Mayweather – trainer

Chorley Citizen: MASTER TECHNICIAN: Floyd Mayweather

9:09am Wednesday 4th November 2009

MICHAEL Jennings’ trainer believes the Chorley fighter still has the potential to earn a fight with Floyd Mayweather in the future, after insisting he does not get the credit he deserves for his performances.

Jennings’ Brook bout in doubt

Chorley Citizen: TAKE THAT: Michael Jennings lands a fierce punch in Friday’s impressive win over Laszlo Komjathi

1:47pm Monday 2nd November 2009

CHORLEY’S Michael Jennings could miss out on the chance to fight Kell Brook after sustaining a hand injury during his impressive points victory over Laszlo Komjathi on Friday.

Jennings hopes for new Brook date

3:06pm Wednesday 28th October 2009

CHORLEY’S Michael Jennings hopes his British title fight with Kell Brook will still go ahead in the next few months.

Brook pulls out of Jennings fight

4:44pm Monday 26th October 2009

MICHAEL Jennings’ British title fight on Friday is off because Kell Brook is suffering from a viral infection - but the Chorley fighter will still be in action.

Chorley boxer's bout in Liverpool

3:07pm Monday 24th August 2009

Chorley’s Michael Jennings will fight Kell Brook in Liverpool on October 30.

Chorley's Jennings lurches towards a British tilt

Chorley Citizen: BRIT CHANCE: Jennings

10:36am Wednesday 8th July 2009

CHORLEY boxer Michael Jennings has his sights set on a challenge for the British welterweight title in September.

Jennings bounces back from Cotto loss with stoppage victory

Chorley Citizen: Jennings bounces back from Cotto loss with stoppage victory

9:57pm Friday 15th May 2009

CHORLEY'S Michael Jennings bounced back from his loss to Miguel Cotto by stopping Northern Ireland's Willie Thompson in the fourth round tonight.

Jennings happy to face rivals on ring return

Chorley Citizen: if the cap fits: Chorley welterweight Michael Jennings will fight any of the crowd who fancy toppling him

1:10pm Wednesday 4th March 2009

CHORLEY boxer Michael Jennings says he would be happy to take on either Kell Brook or Rafal Jackiewicz in his first fight after defeat to Miguel Cotto at Madison Square Garden.

Jennings looks to rapid return after brutal night in NY

Chorley Citizen: BRAVE: Michael Jennings was caught flush several times by Miguel Cotto

5:18pm Tuesday 24th February 2009

MICHAEL Jennings insists he is desperate for more big-night fights following his brave defeat to powerhouse Miguel Cotto at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night.

Jennings beaten in fifth round by Cotto

Chorley Citizen: FLOORED: Referee Benji Estevez counts as Chorley’s Michael Jennings takes a knee in the fifth round

4:19am Sunday 22nd February 2009

A brave performance from Chorley’s Michael Jennings was not enough to prevent Miguel Cotto regaining a welterweight world title belt at Madison Square Garden.

Whatever the outcome, be proud of Jennings for making it to the Garden

6:10am Saturday 21st February 2009

MUHAMMAD Ali, Joe Frazier, Rocky Marciano, Roberto Duran, Sugar Ray Robinson, Sugar Ray Leonard, Mike Tyson, the list goes on. Tonight you can add Michael Jennings from Chorley, England, to those illustrious names.

Jennings aches for stardom like Joe and Ricky

Chorley Citizen: LANCASHIRE LAD: Michael Jennings

2:10pm Friday 20th February 2009

In the final chapter of our three-part series on Michael Jennings’ WBO welterweight fight against Miguel Cotto in New York, we got up close and personal with the Chorley star, who is taking tomorrow night’s once-in-a-lifetime bout at Madison Square Garden in his stride.

Jennings victory is present for trainer Hughes

Chorley Citizen: Jennings victory is present for  trainer Hughes

2:30pm Thursday 19th February 2009

In the second of our three-part feature on Michael Jennings’ WBO welterweight fight against Miguel Cotto in New York on Saturday, we spoke exclusively to his veteran trainer Brian Hughes, who believes anything is possible for the likeable Chorley boxer.

Chorley tells boxer: You can do it Michael

Chorley Citizen: READY: Michael Jennings hopes this weekend he’ll win the big one - the WBO world title

4:01pm Thursday 19th February 2009

CHORLEY boxer Michael Jennings is counting down to his date with destiny this weekend with the support of the whole town behind him.

Boxing fans fury as Setanta struggle to screen Jennings

3:24pm Thursday 19th February 2009

SETANTA Sports have came under fire from boxing fans after concerns that Michael Jennings’ world title fight won't be screened live.

Jennings can shock the world just like I did - Honeyghan

Chorley Citizen: SMASHER: Lloyd Honeyghan (right) stunned the boxing world when he stopped US champion Don Curry in America

1:50pm Wednesday 18th February 2009

IN the first of a three-part feature on Chorley boxer Michael Jennings’ WBO welterweight fight against Miguel Cotto in New York on Saturday, we spoke exclusively to former British ace Lloyd Honeyghan, who conquered the world back in 1986.

Valentine’s vow for Jennings

Chorley Citizen: Valentine’s vow for Jennings

11:20am Saturday 14th February 2009

CHORLEY boxer Michael Jennings has deserted his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day but has vowed to deliver her a late present – the WBO world welterweight title courtesy of victory over Miguel Cotto.

Michael Jennings to get Madison date?

10:52am Monday 8th December 2008

Chorley fighter Michael Jennings’s dream match with Miguel Cotto is now expected to take place at Madison Square Garden in New York on February 21.

Points win in Glasgow for Chorley boxer Jennings

10:13am Monday 17th November 2008

Chorley boxer Michael Jennings staked a claim for a potential challenge for the welterweight belt with a points victory over Doncaster's Jason Rushton at the Kelvn Hall, Glasgow on Friday.

Chorley welterweight Jennings to fight Rushton in Scotland

12:40pm Thursday 13th November 2008

Chorley welterweight Michael Jennings will fight Jason Rushton on Friday night in Scotland as he warms up for an opportunity on the world stage.

Chorley boxer Jennings lands fight of a lifetime in New York

Chorley Citizen: MICHAEL Jennings is set to fight Miguel Angel Cotto in a WBO welterweight elimin-ation contest in New York next February.

4:10pm Wednesday 5th November 2008

MICHAEL Jennings is set to fight Miguel Angel Cotto in a WBO welterweight elimin-ation contest in New York next February.

Glasgow fight lined up for Jennings

Chorley Citizen: Chorley's Jennings lined up for shot at Cotto

2:47pm Thursday 23rd October 2008

Chorley boxer Michael Jennings will return to action in an eight rounder in Glasgow in November as he awaits news of a possible world title bid.

Chorley's Jennings lined up for shot at Cotto

Chorley Citizen: Chorley's Jennings lined up for shot at Cotto

1:00pm Thursday 9th October 2008

CHORLEY boxer Michael Jennings could be set for a St Valentine’s Day showdown with Miguel Angel Cotto as the prospects of a challenge for a major world title move ever closer.

Wigan fight for Chorley boxer Johnson

3:36pm Friday 22nd August 2008

Chris Johnson is up against Ernie Smith in a light middleweight fight at Robin Park Arena, Wigan on Sunday, September 14 at 3pm.

Chorley boxer Jennings eyes “Punisher” fight

5:29pm Friday 15th August 2008

Chorley boxer Michael Jennings is set to land a crack at the WBO welterweight title later in the year.

Chorley boxer Chris Johnston in action at Robin Park

3:34pm Friday 2nd May 2008

Chorley welterweight boxer Chris Johnston will be in action at the Robin Park Arena, Wigan on Friday May 23.

Michael Jennings looks for crack at WBO title

Chorley Citizen: AMBITION: Michael Jennings

4:52pm Tuesday 15th April 2008

WBU welterweight champion Michael Jennings says he's hoping for a crack at a major title by the end of the year.

Boxer Hatton's Deepdale date cancelled

Chorley Citizen: Ricky Hatton, pictured, to visit Deepdale for an event in aid of Chorley's Derian House Children's Hospice

11:00am Wednesday 12th March 2008

An "Audience with Ricky Hatton", due to take place at Preston North End this Friday, has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances.

Hatton to head to Deepdale for Derian

1:30pm Saturday 23rd February 2008

Boxing legend Ricky Hatton will be in Preston next month raising money for Chorley's Derian House Children's Hospice.

Jennings' WBO title shot chance

9:38am Wednesday 20th February 2008

Michael Jennings could be in line to get a shot at new WBO welterweight champion Carlos Quintana.

Bolton fight date for Jennings

Chorley Citizen:

9:24am Tuesday 19th February 2008

WBU welterweight champion Michael Jennings will have a non-title 10 round international fight at the Bolton Arena on April 5.

Cruiserweight fighter Hughes in action

8:35am Wednesday 13th February 2008

Local boxer Paul Hughes is in action at the Stockport Masonic Guild Hall on Saturday February 16.

Singer so proud to be associated with boxer Jennings

10:27am Monday 11th February 2008

Former Stone Roses lead singer Ian Brown says that having WBU boxing champion Michael Jennings walking to out to the ring to sound of his solo track Golden Gaze was "one of the proudest things to have ever happened to him."

Jennings: Bring on the big guns

Chorley Citizen: PLANS: Michael Jennings

11:39am Thursday 7th February 2008

WBU welterweight champion Michael Jennings is urging promoter Frank Warren to get him the big fights.

Jennings in mint condition

Chorley Citizen: TOP OF THE WORLD: Chorley boxer Michael Jennings celebrates after retaining his WBU Welterweight title against Ross Minter.

11:46am Monday 4th February 2008

CHORLEY'S Michael Jennings retained his WBU welterweight title with a dramatic ninth-round stoppage of Ross Minter at London's ExCel Arena.

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