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Crolla Primed for His Big Night

A week tomorrow (25th March), the Manchester fighter Anthony Crolla faces a career defining fight.

Crolla, a boxer the nation took to their hearts after he came back from terrible injuries sustained trying to prevent a burglary to win a world title, faces a re-match with the fighter who took his world title from him the last time they met, Jorge Linares.

Linares is a worthy champion and Crolla will have to be at his best to stand any chance of regaining his belt, but knowing that a loss would probably leave him looking at his future in the sport.

Last night Crolla held his final big training session ahead of winding down the physical exertions ahead of the fight.

The training session inside Gallagher’s Gym, took place in sweltering conditions that are designed to replicate the heat generated by the powerful ring lights set up for major promotions.

In getting himself in prime condition for the fight, Crolla has put himself through a routine that involves, from technical sessions, swimming, strength and conditioning work and hot yoga.

With ten days to fight night, the nation is hoping that Anthony Crolla can avenge the defeat inflicted by the Venuzuelan who is a worthy champion.


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Writer: Kid Glove Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Friday March 17 2017

Time: 12:46PM

 

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