Alex Arthur

Alex Arthur

Revitalised Alex Arthur tops his own bill

NO SCOTTISH boxer in recent history has talked as good a fight as Alex Arthur of Edinburgh, the 1998 Commonwealth Games gold medallist who has mostly enjoyed a stellar career since he turned professional.

Cash demands may force Arthur into rethink on opponent

Alex ARTHUR is contemplating a change of opponent for his bill-topping ten-round bout on his first-ever boxing promotion at Meadowbank on August 27.

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Boxing: Arthur a step closer to his new career

Alex ARTHUR'S bid to become a boxing promoter has received a big boost after his plans were given the full backing of Scottish pro boxing chiefs at a meeting of the Scottish Area Council of the Boxing Board of Control.

Boxing: Arthur aiming to promote and top the bill at Meadowbank show

Edinburgh's former WBO superfeatherweight champion Alex Arthur has confirmed that he has applied to the Boxing Board of Control to get a promoter's licence to enable him to stage a fight bill at Meadowbank Sports Centre on 27 August - a show on which he would top the bill as well as promote.

Boxing: Arthur and Gomez to go head to head

ALEX ARTHUR and Michael Gomez are set to go head to head again - but the only blows being traded this time around will be verbal ones.

Alex Arthur in title target

ALEX ARTHUR has revealed that he hopes to make another title attempt this year, with his trainer saying he has a "new found passion" for the sport.

Alex Arthur keeps children from life on ropes

A CAPITAL boxing hero told today how his father's uncompromising view on drugs helped him make good his lofty ambitions, as he sets about delivering a clean-living message to youngsters outside of the ring.

Boxing: Arthur, Thain and Hastie all triumph as Appleby crashes

It was a case of three steps forward, one step back for the Edinburgh boxers on the undercard of Ricky Burns' successful defence of his world super-featherweight championship at Braehead Arena on Saturday night.

Boxing: Arthur ready for Juan more shot at big time

CAPITAL boxer Alex Arthur is no longer the headline act. This Saturday, he finds himself on the undercard of the Ricky Burns versus Andreas Evensen WBO super-featherweight clash at Braehead and has to contend with an opponent announced only last night.

Boxing: Grave news as 'Bodysnatcher' pulls out of Arthur bout

EDINBURGH boxer Alex Arthur was today dealt a blow after his planned opponent pulled out of a bout on Saturday.

Boxing: Arthur faces the Body Snatcher

Former WBO super-featherweight champion Alex Arthur has described his next opponent, Jamaican-born Gary Reid, as "a warm-up on the road back to glory.''

Boxing: Arthur hits old heights

ALEX Arthur returned to his old form with a 79-74 points victory over Peter McDonagh at the Kelvin Hall.

Boxing: Alex Arthur and Peter McDonagh head to head

CAPITAL boxing ace Alex Arthur and opponent Peter McDonagh had to be separated at the weigh-in ahead of tonight's Kelvin Hall clash after the Irishman thrust his face at Arthur's head.

Boxing: Alex Arthur turns back the clock

Edinburgh boxer Alex Arthur has turned back the clock to ensure his future as lightweight.

Interview: Alex Arthur - 'Believe me, I am going to be a world champion again'

AS BEFITS a man of faith, Alex Arthur sets great store by the power of redemption. While his religious convictions give him strength, it is his unshakeable belief in his boxing talent which convinces him he will reclaim his status as Scotland's leading pugilist.

Boxing: Alex Arthur back in Warren fight stable

Edinburgh's former WBO superfeatherweight champion Alex Arthur confirmed yesterday that he has signed the contract that marks his return to the camp of his former promoter and manager Frank Warren.

Boxing: Arthur to make comeback on Anderson undercard

FORMER world champion Alex Arthur looks set to make his boxing comeback in Manchester in July on the undercard of fellow Capital fighter Kenny Anderson's British super-middleweight title fight.

Alex Arthur's title belt blunder

CHAMPION boxer Alex Arthur has told how he thought he had lost his world title belt after leaving it lying on a movie set.

Boxing: Arthur steps in to help nephew right title wrong

EDINBURGH'S ex-WBO super-featherweight champion Alex Arthur has been helping his nephew Sean Swanney train for tomorrow's Scottish Schoolboys Championships at Coatbridge.

Boxer Alex Arthur aiming to punch his weight on big screen

HE'S used to swapping blows with some of the planet's hardest men so you'd hardly expect him to be beaten up by a woman.

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