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The Comeback King: Tyson Fury Returns Against Francesco Pian...

The Lineal heavyweight champion of the world returns to the ring tonight when Tyson Fury (26-0, 19 K

Paddy Barnes: “I’m going to steal the show at Wi...

Already Ireland’s most decorated amateur boxer ever, on Saturday mighty atom Paddy Barnes begins h

Eyes on the Prize: Carl Frampton Faces Luke Jackson at Winds...

Carl Frampton is determined to secure big fights in making a statement and reminding the world of hi

Carl Frampton: “I am on another level to Luke Jackson!...

On Saturday night Carl Frampton defends his ‘interim’ WBO featherweight title against Australian

Tyson Fury: “A Riddle Wrapped in an Enigma…̶...

Tyson Fury, who features this Saturday night on the Windsor Park undercard, has a potential World ti

The Impossible Task: Can Mikey Garcia Handle ‘The Trut...

After his thoroughly dominant win over previously undefeated IBF lightweight champion Robert Easter

Paddy Barnes World Title Challenge to Open Broadcast on BT S...

Paddy Barnes will start televised proceedings on Saturday August 18th when he challenges WBC World F

Amir Khan Promises Excitement Against Vargas in Birmingham a...

Amir Khan is promising to deliver another explosive performance when he takes on Samuel Vargas at A

Carl Frampton Vows to Make Luke Jackson Pay For “Disre...

Carl Frampton insists Luke Jackson will regret his trash talk when they finally meet in the ring in


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Top 10 Greatest Rounds In Boxing

10. CAVEMAN LEE vs JOHN LOCICERO, (Round 5) TWENTY GRAND BALLROOM, DETROIT, MICHIGAN, SEPTEMBER 6, 1981 The most relativ...

Top 10 Greatest Left Hooks In Boxing History

10. DEREK JEFFERSON KO 6 MAURICE HARRIS, CONVENTION HALL, ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY, NOVEMBER 6, 1999 Harris was floored...

In The Memory Of Jake LaMotta – “Very Few Became An Archetype Of The Sport In The Way That Jake Did”

It’s not true that Jake LaMotta was never knocked down in 106 professional fights. Jake did hit the mat once durin...

The Top 10 Most Scandalous Decisions In Boxing History

10. Marvin Hart W20 Jack Johnson Woodward’s Pavilion, San Francisco. California, March 28, 1905. Johnson, with a ...

You Might As Well Quit, If You Haven’t Got It?

At yesterday’s East London press conference, Billy Joe Saunders made much of Willie Monroe Jr’s 6 round capi...

Experts Polled: Golovkin-Canelo

One of the biggest fights of the year is nearly here. With a little over a week to go, Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvar...

Top 10 Fights I Would Kill To See But Never Will

10. GARY STRETCH KO 1 GEORGE COLLINS, GROSVENOR HOUSE HOTEL, LONDON, JANUARY, 1985. A cause celebre amongst hardcore Bri...

Top 10 Biggest Upsets In Boxing History

10. EVANDER HOLYFIELD KO 10 MIKE TYSON, MGM GRAND GARDEN, LAS VEGAS, SEPTEMBER 9, 1996 If James ‘Buster’ Dou...

Ben Doughty’s Top 10 Thoughts In The Wake Of Mayweather-McGregor

1. Despite the obscene remuneration involved, McGregor commands a degree of respect for his willingness to venture into ...

Top 10 Pound-For-Pound Hardest Punchers In Boxing Today

10. Keith Thurman The undefeated Floridian banger who admits that he hates going the distance may have been extended in ...

Dillian Whyte’s coach talks ahead of US debut – “The 8 Months Out Have Been A Blessing”

Mark Tibbs might be in Chicago as he and Dillian Whyte put the seal on their preparations ahead of the Brixton heavyweig...

Mayweather V McGregor – What the experts think

It’s time to find out what some of most notable professional boxing names think of the fight between Floyd Mayweat...

Mayweather v McGregor – Experts Polled

It’s time to find out what some of most notable professional boxing names think of the fight between Floyd Mayweat...

The Top 10 First Round Knockouts In Boxing History

10. Roy Jones KO 1 Montell Griffin, Foxwoods, Mashantucket, Connecticut, August 7, 1997. When Louis Del Valle once claim...

The Top 10 Fighters Of The 1980’s

10. Khaosai Galaxy An all action super flyweight phenomenon with crushing power in either hand, Galaxy made 16 defences ...

The First Genuine World Title Fight In 12 Years Gets Overshadowed By The Circus

We thought that it simply couldn’t happen in the modern era. Nonetheless, Terence Crawford and Julius Indongo will...

5 reasons to count on Canelo

Gennady Golovkin has been a reasonably prohibitive favourite in the vast majority of 17 defences of his eminent claim to...

PLIGHT OF THE CENTURY…?

When it comes to the fight game, I often look for historical parallels in an effort to make sense of the modern world. W...

The Problem With Adrien

It speaks volumes about the modern era of Boxing when a 4 weight ‘world’ champion is widely considered as a ...

The Top Ten Factors That Can Stop A Fighter From Reaching His Ultimate Potential

1/ Fame: For many fighters it’s a whole lot easier to maintain focus while languishing in obscurity. If he becomes...

McGregor Sparring Partner Warns, “Conor Is Better Than Boxing People Think He Is.”

An undefeated British welterweight who recently sparred Conor McGregor at his initial Dublin training camp has said that...