“It's frustrating but [Crawford] is an exceptional fighter and it's a rule. Rules are rules. If the champion at the weight below moves up, then he gets put into the mandatory position.” said Bradley Skeete on this article: EXCLUSIVE Bradley Skeete: ‘World champions are swerving me’. This page contains 5 articles quoting Bradley Skeete. Main topics on which Bradley Skeete is quoted are BT Sport and WBO. In addition you’ll find 13 quotes there. All these quotes are mentioned on this page and you can filter them by date and by topics.
That's gone. They looked elsewhere. What's the other options now? Regarding the WBO, I'm ranked number three. That's pretty much tied up now. [Terence] Crawford's moved up and he's the mandatory now. So the winner of Jeff Horn and Corcoran will have[...]
It's frustrating but [Crawford] is an exceptional fighter and it's a rule. Rules are rules. If the champion at the weight below moves up, then he gets put into the mandatory position.
He's a great fighter and I believe he'll do as well at welterweight as he did at light-welterweight. So it's frustrating, me being so close and then him moving up and getting the number one spot. But he's a great fighter and I'm sure he'll do well a[...]
With the news of BT Sport signing a deal with Frank and BoxNation it's a really exciting time to be involved in the sport. I'm showing loyalty to Frank and the team and I'm sure in the long run it's going to pay off.
Me and Andy (Ayling) had a deal that when I won the British title he'd buy me a Rolex watch. He promised me it and he's a man of his word, I've got my watch and I'm well happy! I need to think of another present he's going to buy me when I win a Wor[...]
I have the British title now and my immediate aim is to win that outright and then move on to World honours in 2017. My rankings are really high now, I'm ranked fourth with the IBF and sixth with the WBO and I'm going from strength to strength.
"I'm delighted to have signed a new deal with Frank Warren that will take me in to 2019,". "I started my career with Dean Powell and I've been a pro now for just over six years. I'm really happy with the progress that I've made in that time.
Obviously I was supposed to fight my mandatory challenger Shayne Singleton but he pulled out and fair play to John Thain for stepping in. I want to keep this belt outright and he's in my way of doing that. I'll be putting on a strong performance and[...]
"I'm a BoxNation fighter through and through and the extra exposure I'm going to get fighting on BT Sport is going to be massive for me,". "BoxNation has been developing really well over the past few years and I'm really excited about what the futur[...]
"You just hit the nail on the head,"
"This is a big fight for the British and Commonwealth titles,". "I'm glad that the politics got put aside, and although I know it went to purse bids, it just shows [promotional co-operation] can happen and we'll put on a great one for the fans.".
"He's not really boxed at welterweight so I'm hoping he can get down and perform. He's a tough guy and a good opponent for me, but I should be beating him and moving on to where I want to be,"
"I've always wanted to be British champion and I came up short against Frankie Gavin but I'd like to win it outright and move on,". "If the fight with Eggington can get made, I can't see why we won't fight".