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QUIGG – MUNROE II: HATTON ANNOUNCEMENT SPRINGS A REMATCH

By Peter Mann; Head UK & Eire Editor

The announcement of Ricky Hatton’s comeback bout against the Ukrainian Vyacheslav Senchenko contained a rematch on the undercard. No doubt overlooked because of the Hatton scenario there was that of Scott Quigg vs. Rendall Munroe II, amongst others, also taking place at the Manchester Arena.  

The first time these two clashed, back in June this year, the bout ended in a technical draw after just three rounds. This was through an accidental clash of heads which resulted in a wound being opened above Munroe’s right eye and resulted in him having some nine stitches being administered. As was the case then, the same is now; both will battle it out for the presently vacant interim WBA World Super Bantamweight title.

Quigg is not only undefeated (24-0-1, 17KO’s) but he also holds both the WBA Intercontinental Super Bantamweight and the BBBC British Super Bantamweight straps. The latter was held by Jason ‘2 Smooth’ Booth until October 2011 when Quigg snatched an RTD7 success over his opponent. Quigg has also been names the Boxing Writer’s Club Young Boxer of the Year.

Munroe (24-2-1; 10KO’s), the Leicester southpaw, on the other-hand is the former BBBC English, Commonwealth and EBU (European) Super Bantamweight title holder as well as being the current WBA International Super Bantamweight champion. Munroe’s career dates back to 2003 though and his two losses arrived in 2006 (against Andy Morris for the British Featherweight title, UD12) and in 2010 (against Toshiaki Nishioka for the WBC Super Bantamweight title, UD12) in what is a vast and varied career. 

Quigg therefore gives up a lot in experience but is very much the younger of the two fighters and, at 23, will look to extend his unbeaten record in more style than the previous encounter anti-climaxed at. And, when talking to Sky Sports, Quigg imitated that the original encounter will have no bearing on this one when saying “whatever happened in the first fight doesn’t mean anything.

“I know what he was coming to do and he’s going to change that up, and obviously he’s seen what I was trying to do.

“I’ve got to come up with something different and so has he – if not, I’m going to have him sussed straight away.”

Munroe retaliated by stating that “obviously I want to prove I’m still number one and to box for a world title, obviously that prolonged things a bit for me but some things are done for a reason.

“I’m not bothered where it is. It’s nice there’ll be even more fans to see me when I make my mark as still the number one.”

At the time of writing Munroe was ahead of Quigg in the British Rankings. Both fighters are with Hatton Promotions.

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