News in Tweets – Crawford, Ward, Bellew & the British Titles

News in Tweets looks at the biggest boxing news to emerge in Tweet form. Taking a look at 09 November 2023, there’s news concerning Terence Crawford, Andre Ward, Tony Bellew and the British titles.

Terence Crawford stripped of IBF Welterweight title

Crawford is no longer the Undisputed champion following failure to fight Jaron Ennis. Ennis has been elevated to IBF champion as Crawford awaits a rematch with Errol Spence

Andre Ward crushes Idris Virgo

Professional boxer but recent Misfits fighter Idris Virgo had a pop at undefeated two weight world champion calling him out of retirement. After a short back and forth, Ward put out a long tweet disparaging the skills of Virgo, who was firmly put in his place.

Tony Bellew Added to I’m a Celebrity

Former Cruiserweight world champion Tony Bellew has been added to the roster of celebrities entering the reality TV show in 2023. Rival O’Hara Davies greeted the news in dim fashion.

BBBofC announced new title bouts

The BBBofC released their circulars earlier today, announcing two further British title bouts. Samuel Antwi will defend his Welterweight crown against Queensberry boxer Jack McGann. The Board have also announced Emma Dolan vs Shannon Ryan for the vacant Womens Super Flyweight championship. Dolan defeated Nicola Hopewell back in October in Sheffield for the Commonwealth championship.

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