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Arslanbek Makhmudov: Perfect predator

Peering in at boxing’s heavyweight division from a safe (and social) distance, it appears that mos

Parker-Fa unlikely due to financial demands

As former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (27-2, 21 KOs) prepares for a potential ring return

A year or two left, but Ricky Burns dreams of Glasgow finale

Three-division champion Ricky Burns says it would be fitting to finish his fine career in

Joseph Parker: The heavyweight lifting spirits in the era of...

For the last few months, Covid-19 has seemingly been at the forefront of every conversation. Be it t

Dillian Whyte and Francis Ngannou clash mooted in ePress Con...

WBC interim heavyweight champion Dillian Whyte and UFC heavyweight star Francis Ngann

Jessie Vargas aims for three-division glory and targets Liam...

Jessie Vargas believes he will become a three-weight world champion and is interested in meetin

Mike Tyson offered $1 million plus to face Joe Cusumano

Taking advantage of the ongoing media circus and arguably pushing it to another level, veteran promo

Moving on: Frank Buglioni reflects on an exciting career and...

One of the biggest boxing clichés is the ex-fighter who can’t let go of the game. They’ve still

Thurman ready to face Spence in 2020

Former WBA/WBC welterweight king Keith Thurman says that he wants to face unified champion Errol Spe

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Arslanbek Makhmudov: Perfect predator

Peering in at boxing’s heavyweight division from a safe (and social) distance, it appears that most of its significant fights have taken place via email, telephone call or discarded, disingenuous contract. Champions and recently defeated ...

Parker-Fa unlikely due to financial demands

As former WBO heavyweight champion Joseph Parker (27-2, 21 KOs) prepares for a potential ring return in August, it looks unlikely that fellow New Zealander Junior Fa (19-0, 10 KOs) will be the fighter in the opposite corner. Parker’s mana...

A year or two left, but Ricky Burns dreams of Glasgow finale

Three-division champion Ricky Burns says it would be fitting to finish his fine career in Glasgow, but the Scot still believes he has a few more good fights left in the tank. Having won world crowns at 130lb, 135lbs and 140lbs, ti...

Joseph Parker: The heavyweight lifting spirits in the era of Covid-19

For the last few months, Covid-19 has seemingly been at the forefront of every conversation. Be it the death toll, conspiracy theories, infringement on civil liberties, the leader of the free world suggesting a shot of Toilet Duck and inser...

Dillian Whyte and Francis Ngannou clash mooted in ePress Conference

WBC interim heavyweight champion Dillian Whyte and UFC heavyweight star Francis Ngannou will meet in a special ePress conference at 7pm (BST) on Saturday (May 30) on Matchroom Boxing’s YouTube channel. Eddie Hearn...

Jessie Vargas aims for three-division glory and targets Liam Smith clash

Jessie Vargas believes he will become a three-weight world champion and is interested in meeting former WBO 154lbs title-holder Liam Smith when boxing resumes later this year. Vargas (29-3-2, 11 KOs) previously held the WBA 140lbs and ...

Mike Tyson offered $1 million plus to face Joe Cusumano

Taking advantage of the ongoing media circus and arguably pushing it to another level, veteran promoter Jimmy Burchfield Sr has offered Mike Tyson $1,000,000 to box his fighter Joe Cusumano, plus a percentage of closed-circui...

Moving on: Frank Buglioni reflects on an exciting career and says, “I’m in a good place.”

One of the biggest boxing clichés is the ex-fighter who can’t let go of the game. They’ve still got it, they believe and have regrets that they want to correct. And, like many clichés, there’s plenty of truth in it. Every boxing wri...

Thurman ready to face Spence in 2020

Former WBA/WBC welterweight king Keith Thurman says that he wants to face unified champion Errol Spence Jr upon boxing’s return.  The 31-year-old, who lost his WBA Super crown to the evergreen Manny Pacquiao back in July 2019, says that,...

Billy ‘The Preacher’ Graham on Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield, his favourite Fantasy Fights and the tragedy of Muhammad Ali

SOMEONE showed me the clip of Mike Tyson looking fit and sharp on the pads. It warmed my heart to see him looking in shape and happy again after everything he has been through yet it is ludicrous that some sections of the internet started s...

Usyk issues Chisora warning

Ukrainian star Oleksandr Usyk has warned Dereck Chisora that adopting an aggressive approach in their heavyweight showdown will prove to be fruitless.  Former undisputed cruiserweight king Usyk was scheduled to face Chisora on May 23 in Lo...

Apinun Khongsong: The Thai puncher with Josh Taylor in his sights

On the other side of the world, a young man is waiting for a global pandemic to pass and a fresh day of destiny.  Apinun Khongsong, the IBF’s No.1 contender at 140lbs, was homing in on a mandatory engagement with unified champion Jos...

Charlie Edwards signs with Frank Warren

Former WBC flyweight champion Charlie Edwards has signed a multi-fight promotional deal with Frank Warren’s Queensberry Promotions. He joins brother Sunny Edwards in the Queensberry camp and believes it’s only a matter of time before th...

Boxing Social Shortlisted for 2020 Campaign Publishing Award

Boxing Social are pleased to announce our team have been shortlisted for the ‘Editorial Team of the Year’ award by the esteemed, annual Campaign Publishing Awards panel. Having finished in third place in the ‘Content Team of the Year...

Fury-Joshua: The trainers’ perspective

Despite mandatories, contractual obligations and a worldwide pandemic delaying a potential undisputed world heavyweight title fight between Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua, the prospect of an all-British showdown for all of the belts remains ...

Notable non-title bouts: Graham Houston recalls risky business by Emile Griffith and other champions

The news that featherweight titleholder Shakur Stevenson was lined up for a non-title fight with Rafael Rivera in June reminded me of a time when champions regularly appeared in non-title bouts. Back in the day, champions considered it impo...

Sanchez outlines Gassiev’s heavyweight hit list

Murat Gassiev’s trainer Abel Sanchez has revealed who the Russian is targeting in his long-awaited heavyweight campaign, after he was ruled out of a clash with Jerry Forrest back in February. Former unified cruiserweight champion Gass...

Akeem Ennis Brown: Waiting for a break

“You are not telling me this fight is going ahead until I actually see Philip Bowes in the ring. I don’t care if you even see him at the venue or in the changing room or whatever. It’s not definitely on until he’s stood in the ring ...

Porter breaks down Crawford-Spence mega-fight

Two-time welterweight ruler Shawn Porter has tipped three-weight world champion Terence Crawford to overcome former foe Errol Spence Jr if the American pair meet post-lockdown.  Porter, known as ‘Showtime’, told Dan Rafael on ‘St...

In deep waters: Andy ‘The Shark’ Vences plots route to the top of the 130lbs division

The locker room is suffocated by the disappointment of an unexpected defeat. It’s not unexpected due to the calibre of opponent, as such, but because of the steely self-belief that has carried the fallen prospect this far and is crushed, ...

Marquez counters Morales jibes over Pacquiao fights

They never met in the ring, but Mexican boxing legends Juan Manuel Marquez and Erik Morales have been jousting outside of the ropes.  Four-weight world champion Morales lit the touch paper this week after suggesting they never fought b...

Kid Galahad: Featherweight dangerman talks Warrington rivalry and revenge, Hamed influence and more

From the moment Kid Galahad watched ‘Prince’ Naseem Hamed halt Tom ‘Boom Boom’ Johnson, he was transfixed by boxing. Galahad would run into Hamed a few weeks later at the local mosque. Hamed told the starstruck, pre-teen wannabe tha...

Tyson talks up Holyfield trilogy for charity

Former heavyweight destroyer Mike Tyson has stated that a rumoured trilogy clash with old nemesis Evander Holyfield ‘would be awesome for charity’. The 53-year-old Tyson, who bowed out of professional boxing after a sixth round retireme...

Revisiting Fury-Wilder I & II with John Rawling

Badly overweight and battling severe mental demons, any chances of a successful comeback looked remote for Tyson Fury a couple of years ago. Frank Warren took a punt, of course, and the former undisputed heavyweight champion launched a mira...